No-smoking policy extended to all University vehicles

The University's no-smoking policy was extended to all Boston College vehicles effective Oct. 1.

All of the affected vehicles now display a sticker indicating that smoking is prohibited. These vehicles include all vans operated by University departments, such as Buildings and Grounds, Dining Services, Campus Mail, Geology, the Athletic Association and others. Smoking has long been prohibited on the shuttle buses which run between campuses.

Volunteers sought to read to Brighton school children

The offices of Community Affairs and Employee Development are seeking volunteers to participate in the Read Aloud Program one hour per month.

Volunteers will be transported at noon to the Garfield Elementary School in Brighton, where they will read aloud to a K-5 class for 30 minutes. Volunteers will be transported back to campus by 1 p.m. Boston Partners in Education will conduct a one-hour training session for the volunteers on campus.

Those interested should contact Employee Development Administrator Carole DiFabio at ext. 8532, or Community Affairs Director Jean McKeigue at ext. 4787.

Jesuit Institute grants available for 1996-97

The Jesuit Institute is accepting applications for visiting fellow, visiting scholars and visiting Jesuit lecturers grants for the 1996-97 academic year.

The $37,000 visiting fellow grant is for a visiting junior or senior scholar working on an issue or theme that emerges at the intersection of faith and culture.

The visiting scholars grants, which range from several hundred to several thousand dollars, bring scholars from other institutions to share their research with the Boston College academic community.

Grants are also available to bring guest Jesuits to campus to give one or more public lectures and participate in seminars, colloquia and other forms of conversation with students and faculty.

The deadline for applications is Jan. 1, 1996 and winners will be announced in mid-January. Brochures and application forms are available at the Jesuit Institute office at Faber House, ext. 8290.

Campus School Playground to be dedicated Oct. 12

The Campus School playground, constructed by hundreds of volunteers from Boston College and the surrounding communities last year, will be formally dedicated on Oct. 12.

The event will take place at 1:30 p.m. at the playground, located between Campion Hall and Beacon Street.

Humanities Series to sponsor art lecture Tuesday, Oct. 17

The Humanities Series' Lowell Lectures will inaugurate their 40th year with a lecture tied to the new Art Museum exhibition, "Protection, Power and Display: Shields of Island Southeast Asia and Melanesia,"; on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

The lecture, "Medusa's Art: Interpreting Melanesian Shields," will be presented by Michael O'Hanlon, assistant keeper of ethnography at the British Museum. The event will be held at 7 p.m. in Devlin 101.

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