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Monday, November 3, 2003


EETD Seminar
Possible Associations Between Changes of the Precorneal Eye Tear Film, Eye Complaints, and Reactive Chemistry Indoors
Peder Wolkoff, National Institute of Occupational Health, Denmark
Bldg. 90, Room 3148

4:30 p.m.
Physics Department
Historical Roots of Gauge Invariance
J. D. Jackson
1 LeConte Hall


4 p.m.
Life Sciences Division
Dual Modality Imaging of Structure and Function
Bruce Hasegawa, UCSF
Bldg. 66 auditorium

Market Carvery: Chicken or Cheese Enchiladas
Fresh Grille: BBQ Chicken Bacon Sandwich with Fries
Menutainment: Chicken Fried Steak with Two Sides
Roasted Lemon Herb Chicken, Chicken or Cheese Enchiladas with Rice & Beans, or Chicken Fried Steak with Two Sides
B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5 - 7 p.m.

Two Lab Scientists
Admitted to AAAS


Thomas Alber, of the Physical Biosciences Division, and Douglas Clark, in Environmental Energy Technologies Division, were recently inducted into the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This group is the world's largest general federation of scientists and the publisher of the journal "Science." Members are selected by their peers "because of their efforts to advance science or applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished." Go here to read Robert Sanders’ UC Berkeley press release.


Employees Asked to Give To SHARES Campaign

Today marks the start of the Lab’s SHARES annual charitable giving campaign. A web-based system of pledging replaces the old paper packet process. To give to a favorite charity, visit the SHARES website and read the instructions for navigating the electronic form. To ensure security of all information, donors will need to insert a ten-digit user code – employee number plus home zip code – and create their own password. E-mail [email protected] with questions regarding the campaign or donation process.


Computer Help for
Open Enrollment

During this year’s Open Enrollment session (Nov. 1-30), employees must use the Internet to make changes to their healthcare plans. To assist staff with this new system, benefits-office representatives will be on hand at the Building 51L computer lab Nov. 11 and 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Nov. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Computer assistance is also available by appointment at the ASD Academy (contact Sue Bowen at x6907). Computer access will be offered throughout the month in the second-floor reception area of Building 6, and the first-floor lobby of Building 937. The first of three general information sessions will be held this Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in Building 2-100B.

Building 31 Road
Closes for Repair

Work will start this week on rerouting and resurfacing the road through the corporation yard adjacent to Building 31. The road from Lot W to the lower switchback bench areas will be closed to traffic for approximately two weeks, affecting parking in the yard and access to the lower storage areas.

Network Security
Course to be Offered

The Computer Protection Program is offering a course, "Network Security," to help Lab system administrators, security liaisons, network operations staff, and others understand and apply principles of securing networks and their components. Go here to read a course description. The class runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Bldg. 50F-1647. Enrollment is free, but space is limited. Go here to register.

Give the Gift
of Life: Blood

The American Red Cross Blood Services and Berkeley Lab are once again asking employees to take a few moments out of their busy schedules to donate a unit of blood this Wednesday (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and Thursday, (7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.) in Building 70A-3377. Donors are encouraged to schedule appointments on the BeADonor website using company code "LBL." Walk-in donors are accepted after 10 a.m., if space is available. For more information, contact Charlotte Bochra at X4268.


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