April 14, 2000
Volume XXXIII, No. 15




the Rounds

Of Note



Web registration available for library Internet classes

Web registration for the Briscoe Library's Internet, OVID and LYNX classes will begin April 17 at www.uthscsa.edu/computing/training/training.html.

The Briscoe Library will continue to handle off-campus registrants for Internet and OVID classes, and will continue to oversee registration for requested workshops and consultations. The library offers a wide variety of regularly scheduled educational opportunities. Classes are announced monthly in the Library News, through posted fliers and on the library's Web site at www.library.uthscsa.edu. The Internet and OVID class schedule also will be posted on the technology training Web site at www.uthscsa.edu/computing/training/training.html. These classes are offered at no charge and are open to the public.

These classes are open to Health Science Center staff members at no charge and will require an authorized signature for registration. Failure to appear at the LYNX class will result in a $50 charge to the employee's department. For more information, call ext. 7-2072.

Aging series continues April 18

Dr. Toni Miles, community geriatrician in the Department of Family Practice, will present "Prevention or Delay of Frailty" as part of the Successful Aging series at noon Tuesday, April 18, at the University Center for Community Health board room. The series is open to anyone interested in learning more about the aging process. Attendees are invited to bring their lunch. Call University Hospital's Learning Resources Department at 358-2355 for more information or to register.

Parking and Traffic Safety Committee to meet April 19

The Health Science Center Parking and Traffic Safety Committee will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in the student services conference room, 348L. Dr. Richard King, physiology, chairman of the committee, invites the university committee to attend the open business portion of the meeting. Individuals who wish to address the committee or have an item discussed may do so provided they contact the chairman before the meeting so the item can be placed on the agenda.

Appeals for citations are discussed at the end of the regular business meeting in closed session. Only the individual appealing the citation is allowed in the room with the committee during the process. Discussions and votes on citation appeals are closed to the public.

To contact Dr. King to place an item on the agenda, call ext. 7-4342 or send e-mail to kingr@uthscsa.edu.

Research Day set for May 2

Research Day, an annual event in which young researchers from the Department of Medicine showcase their work, begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, in the lecture hall foyer

with poster presentations. Oral presentations start at noon in room 209L in the Medical School.

The event also will include Dr. David Ho, director and professor at the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center in New York. Dr. Ho will discuss "Viral and Lymphocyte Dynamics in HIV Infection" from 4 to 5 p.m. in lecture hall 3.102B, near the Briscoe Library. An awards presentation and reception will follow in the lecture hall foyer. Health Science Center faculty, staff and students are invited to attend. For more information, contact Rosie Marti at ext. 7-4978 or Adele Miller at ext. 7-4807.