Family Day Sports Carnival on Saturday

The Alumni and Athletic associations will sponsor a Family Day Sports Carnival prior to the start of this Saturday's BC-Pittsburgh football game at 5 p.m. in Alumni Stadium.

The carnival begins at 2:30 p.m., and will include football and cheerleading activities in Alumni Stadium until 3:30 p.m. and free swimming in the Flynn Recreation Complex from 2:30-4 p.m. Other events, such as games, contests, face-painting and visits from student-athletes, will be held in or outside the RecPlex. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Hawthorne String Quartet to perform

The Hawthorne String Quartet, Boston College's string-quartet-in-residence, will perform its debut concert on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. in Gasson 100.

Formed in 1986, the quartet includes Boston Symphony Orchestra violinists Ronan Lefkowitz and Haldan Martinson, BSO violist Mark Ludwig, and BSO cellist Sato Knudsen. They have performed extensively in Europe, South America, Japan and the United States, and made solo appearances with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Deutsch Kammerphilharmonie.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, will feature works by Haydn and Beethoven.

Human Resources offers online services

Employees wishing to make changes in their University Human Resources personal information, tax or benefits forms may now do so directly by logging on to the new Human Resources Service Center page on the InfoEagle World Wide Web site, at /hrsc.

In addition, employees can access information about work-related benefits at /benefits; job opportunities (/hrjobs); or view the University's employee handbook (/bc_org/hvp/b/handbk03.html).

Employees who do not have computer access may make changes by stopping by the HRSC in More Hall 370.

Nominees sought for USA Today honors

USA Today is conducting its annual search for the nation's best and brightest students and Boston College faculty are encouraged to prompt students to apply.

Full-time undergraduates are eligible for the "2000 All-USA Academic Team." Winners will be selected on the basis of scholarly excellence, as well as their leadership roles on and off campus. Particular weight will be given to students' outstanding original academic or intellectual product, which they will be required to describe in an essay.

Nomination forms are available at the Office of Public Affairs, ext. 2-3350. All entries must be postmarked by Tuesday, Nov. 30.

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