MBA Challenge road race April 6

The Boston College Graduate Management Association will sponsor the third annual "MBA Challenge" 5K road race on Saturday, April 6, with proceeds benefiting the Leary Firefighters Association.

Registration for the race will begin at 10 a.m. adjacent to Alumni Stadium. The race will start at noon and runners will follow a course around Main Campus before finishing back at the RecPlex.

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Noted geologist to visit campus

Jack Oliver, professor emeritus of geological sciences at Cornell University and a leading figure in contemporary earth science research, will present a lecture, "Earthquakes and the Plate Tectonics Revolution," on Monday, April 8, at 4:30 p.m. in Devlin 010.

Oliver is regarded as one of the major architects of the Plate Tectonics theory that in the 1960s became the accepted model of the Earth's seismological functions. He will discuss how he and his colleagues discovered the important role of earthquakes in this theory.

While at BC, Oliver also will discuss the relationship between scientific research and religious faith at a meeting of the ongoing Jesuit Institute "God and Sciences" seminar.

PULSE alumni to speak April 9

Three alumni of the University's PULSE program will discuss how it has influenced their personal and professional lives at a public forum on Tuesday, April 9, at 7 p.m. in Fulton 511.

The speakers will be David Manzo '77, executive director of COMPASS Schools; Cindy Quealy '93, director of development at Rosie's Place; and Michelle Lally '89, MD, an assistant professor of medicine at Brown University.

For more information, contact the PULSE office at ext.2-3495.

Community Service nominees sought

The Office of State and Community Affairs is seeking nominations for the 2002 Boston College Community Service Award, which recognizes University faculty and staff for outstanding volunteer work.

Nomination forms are available from the office, which is located in Hopkins House at 116 College Road. All forms must be returned by Friday, April 12.

For more information, call ext.2-4787.


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