Awareness campaign continues
"Eating Disorders In A Disordered Culture," a campaign to promote education on eating disorders, continues today with an appearance at noon in Gasson 100 by Kathryn Sylva and Robin Lasser, who designed the artwork used in the campaign.
Other events sponsored through the campaign will include a "Love Your Body" interactive workshop on Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the Vanderslice Hall 6th Floor Lounge, and a play on Feb. 24 titled "Reflections," performed by the Massachusetts Eating Disorders Association at 7 p.m. in Robsham Theater.
For a complete schedule or more information, contact any of the following: Counseling Services, ext.2-3310; Health Services, ext.2-3227; Womencs Resource Center, ext.2-3489; or the University Dining Service nutritionist, ext.2-8040.
PAX-TV to feature BC "Internet Cafe"
The Universityís new "Internet Cafe" will be spotlighted on the PAX-TV program "Wild, Wild Web" on Saturday, Feb. 19 at 2:30 p.m. Several BC administrators and students appear on the segment, which chronicles how the Internet has changed virtually all aspects of university life, from academic research to social interaction.
PAX-TV is syndicated on Channel 68 in the Boston area, and available on Channel 12 of the BC cable TV network.
Randall Robinson to speak Feb. 24
The Black Studies and Irish Studies programs will sponsor a lecture by human rights activist and author Randall Robinson on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. in Robsham Theater.
Robinson is president of TransAfrica Forum, a foreign policy institution founded to provide for the collection, analysis and dissemination of information about Africa and the Caribbean and about US policies affecting them. He has spoken and written frequently on the African Diaspora, and the issue of reparations for African-Americans. He recently published The Debt: What America Owes to Blacks.
The event is free and open to the public.
Alumni Beanpot on Feb. 27
The Campus School Volunteers of Boston College will sponsor the Third Annual Alumni Beanpot Tournament on Sunday, Feb. 27, at 2:30 p.m. in Conte Forum.
The event will feature alumni hockey players from BC, Boston University, Harvard University and Northeastern University. Proceeds from the game will benefit students of the Campus School, which serves children with multiple disabilities.
Tickets are available from any Campus School volunteer or at the door. The price of admission will be $7 for the general public, $5 for BC and Campus School students and children under 12. There also will be a raffle and auction.
For more information, contact Sharon Wang at 655-7967.
Alpha Sigma Nu deadline is March 1
Boston College authors interested in submitting entries for the 21st Alpha Sigma Nu book awards must do so by Wednesday, March 1.
The competition, sponsored by the Jesuit honor society and the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is open to any full or part-time faculty member or administrator at an American Jesuit college or university who has authored a book published between 1997 and 1999. A $1,000 prize will be given to the winner in each of four categories: social sciences, natural sciences, mathematics and computer science, and health sciences. BC authors have won seven first-place awards since the competition began.
Application forms are available from academic deans or from Alpha Sigma Nu Moderator William McInnes, SJ, who can be reached at ext.2-8192 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Human Resources Web site
The Department of Human Resources has revamped its "Job Opportunities" World Wide Web site, offering a new format and new features as well as a new URL, /bcjobs.
Persons browsing the site can now search for a job by employment category (professional/administrative, office and clerical, service), title, department, position number or keyword. The new site also enables users to select, copy, and print as many or as few pages as desired. All searches list jobs by posting date, with the most recent listed first.
"Job Opportunities" is now updated as jobs open or close, usually one or more times each week. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at ext.2-3330, or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Staff Advisory Senate to meet March 9
Staff Advisory Senate will hold a campus-wide meeting for University support staff on Thursday, March 9 in Robsham Theater from noon-2 p.m. The guest speaker will be Local Service Centers Director Brenda Ricard, who will discuss the local service center system. A question-and-answer period will follow.
For more information, contact Anne Conneely at ext.2-3781 or Joan Doyle at ext.2-3075.