Holocaust observance tomorrow in Bapst

The Jesuit Institute will sponsor "Yom Hashoah: A Commemoration," a program of music and readings to mark the tragedy of the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust, from 4:30-5 p.m. tomorrow, April 16, in Bapst Library.

The event, which is being held in conjunction with the "Holocaust and the Arts" conference, will feature music and a Jewish-Christian liturgical program.

More information is available at the World Wide Web site /holarts, or from Prof. John Michalczyk (Fine Arts), at ext.2-4295.

Hosts sought for Commencement

The University Commencement Committee invites Boston College administrative and support staff to serve as University hosts at this year's Commencement Exercises on Monday, May 24.

University hosts distribute programs, welcome guests, answer questions and provide directions. A fact booklet and optional meeting are provided before Commencement, and hosts are invited to attend a gourmet lunch after the event.

To sign up, send e-mail to Student Services Director Louise Lonabocker at If you have an assignment preference - Alumni Stadium, Conte Forum or the Flynn Recreation Complex - please note it in your message.

Health fair set for April 28

University Health Services will sponsor a health fair, "Health Choices for the New Millennium," on Wednesday, April 28, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Conte Forum Concourse and Power Gym.

The event will provide an introduction to complementary health therapies and medical screenings. Professionals and vendors in various fields of expertise, such as acupuncture, massage, shiatsu, herbal medicine and aromatherapy, will be on hand to offer demonstrations, information and lectures.

More information on the health fair is available through the World Wide Web at /bc_org/svp/uhs/page46.html.

BC professor's documentary to air on April 28

"Out of the Ashes: Northern Ireland's Fragile Peace," a documentary produced and directed by Prof. John Michalczyk (Fine Arts), will be broadcast on the Celtic Vision cable channel on Wednesday, April 28, at 7 p.m.

The film, which premiered at the Museum of Fine Arts last year, examines the conflict in Northern Ireland from the perspective of political and religious leaders, former paramilitaries, ex-prisoners, and Catholic and Protestant children, among others. Part-time faculty member Raymond Helmick, SJ (Theology), who has served as a mediator in Northern Ireland, is the film's executive producer.

Celtic Vision is a 24-hour basic cable television network available in Massachusetts through Cablevision, on the first-level Optimum package, Channel B-3.

Service of Remembrance to be held on April 27

The University Chaplaincy Office will hold a service of remembrance on Tuesday, April 27 at 5:15 p.m. in Gasson 100.

The annual event honors family, friends and colleagues who have died this academic year. The names of those who have died will be inscribed in BC's Book of Remembrance .

The service is open to the entire University community.

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