December 22, 2000
Volume XXXIII, No. 41


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Of Note


Of Note

Walkway project complete: Good news for everyone trying to walk from the university cafeteria to the School of Nursing and back. The route across the patio, which was torn up for several months and was the site of much leveling and jack hammering, is passable again with a new brick walkway. Final work is finished on the passage from the patio to the university police office back parking lot.

EXPO 2000 planned: Feb. 28 and March 1 will be special days on campus as the information management and services expo committee presents "EXPO 2000," a symposium focusing on the electronic aspects of our lives ­ e-access, e-learning, e-publishing, e-health care and e-research. Save the dates and watch for details to come.

Archive volunteers sought: Susan Torchia, research data manager for the campus site of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI), seeks a couple of Health Science Center students to volunteer in helping the WHI to archive a large amount of study documents. Interested students may call Torchia at ext. 7-1853.

Spurs tickets on sale: The Special Events Council sells San Antonio Spurs tickets from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays in the Medical School foyer. Tickets are on sale for the following games: Jan. 2, Miami Heat; Jan. 6, Detroit Pistons; Jan. 17, Toronto Raptors; and Jan. 20, Orlando Magic. Some tickets may be purchased at a special group price. For more information, contact Rebecca Bloodworth via e-mail at

Zeiss demo is Jan. 10-11: Tom Cox, a representative of Carl Zeiss Inc., will be on campus Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 10 and 11, to demonstrate the company's latest microscope and imaging system. Cox is scheduling appointments in 90-minute increments during the hours of 1 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 10 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 11. To make an appointment or for more information, leave a message at 1-800-543-1033, ext. 7999. An online appointment reservation may be made at

Mail guideline given: General services reminds you that the mail services staff is authorized to process university business mail only. Please send holiday greetings through U.S. mail.