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College Street Journal Policy Change

So that CSJ readers can find a single, comprehensive listing of each day's happenings in the same place each week, any information involving an event should be submitted as a calendar entry. Please submit as notices only information that doesn't involve an event. For example, examination procedures for students should be submitted as a notice, but a meeting to explain examination procedures should be submitted as a calendar listing. Contact Emily Weir, CSJ editor, with any questions at x2809 or by email (eweir@mtholyoke.edu).

Wanted: All the People News that Fits

The College Street Journal needs your help publishing news about a variety of MHC people. Does someone in your office or residence hall have a hidden talent? Have you published a book, won an award, or discovered an aspect of MHC that others would enjoy knowing about? Do you have a personal connection to a recent news story or a current hot discussion topic?

If you have news to share with the Mount Holyoke community (it doesn't have to be of earth-shaking proportions), send it to the communications office, Mary Woolley Hall.

Reminder for Users of Flexible Spending Accounts

In order for your claims to be processed quickly, and for you to receive your check by the first of the month, please be sure to sign your claim form, send it in by the twentieth of the month, and have receipts for services rendered attached to your claim form. If these guidelines are not followed, your claims will not be processed until the following month. If you have questions, call Claudette Crochiere in Human Resources, x6194.

Note Cards for Sale

Support the Women's College Art Coalition by purchasing their limited-edition note cards. The design features two arms, with hands clasping over a heart. A packet of ten notecards is $2.50. To order, contact Chris Roch at x3135 or at wcac-l@mtholyoke.edu.


Attention Poets

Students who wish to be Mount Holyoke's contestant in the 1996 Glascock Intercollegiate Poetry Competition should submit two copies of their work to the English Department Office, 201 Clapp Laboratory, by Friday, March 1. The poems submitted should take approximately ten minutes to read aloud. The poet should leave her name off the copies themselves, but identify herself in an attached note. The Mount Holyoke student chosen anonymously by the faculty-student Glascock Committee will read her work in company with students from five other colleges before a public audience including three poet-judges: Kenneth Koch, Emily Grosholz, and Stephen Romer. Any questions should be directed to Professor Salter, x2457 or x2146.

Teas for Prospective Majors

Sophomores are asked to declare their majors by April 12. Most departments schedule meetings or teas for prospective majors during the weeks before this deadline so that students can learn about particular departments or interdisciplinary programs. The teas will be held February 26-April 11 (but not over midsemester break). Check CSJ listings for specific meeting/tea times.

New Shakespeare Program in London

Mount Holyoke has joined a consortium of colleges sponsoring the Shakespeare Program, a new fall-semester study abroad program offered in conjunction with the Shakespeare Centre in Stratford-upon-Avon and the British American Drama Academy in London. Participants will take two courses on Shakespeare and one on dramatic criticism (which includes seeing weekly London plays), and may choose their remaining courses from offerings in English literature, drama, acting, and theatre design. The program is open only to students from the consortium colleges, and is designed primarily for majors in English or theatre arts who have a GPA of 3.2 in their majors and 3.0 overall. Applications are due March 15 for the fall 1996 semester. Anthony Branch, director of the British American Drama Academy, will meet with students interested in the program on February 23 (see calendar listing). For more information and application forms, contact the Office of International Affairs.

Research Funds Available

The Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Program offers financial assistance to students for research positions or internships through the Summer Subsidy Fund. The funds are awarded on a competitive basis; students may apply once they have secured their positions. Deadline is April 12.

The E.J. Murphy Fund offers scholarships during the academic year for research-oriented expenses for projects and for costs incurred presenting papers; or attending conferences, meetings, or workshops. Deadline is April 1.

Applications for both programs are available in 211 Burton Hall at Smith College. Leave your name and address at 413-584-2700, x3799, or on the World Wide Web at http://geology.smith.edu/marine/marine.html.

Position Opening: Chinese Language Fellow

The Office of International Affairs invites students to apply for the position of Chinese Language Fellow in Ham Hall for the 1996-1997 academic year. Applicants must be native speakers of Chinese. The language fellow is responsible for organizing a weekly language table, an annual Chinese "gracious dinner," a Chinese new year celebration, and other related activities. The fellow will be housed in a studio apartment with private bath in Ham Hall, and will receive a stipend of $700 for the year. To apply, submit a resume and brief essay explaining why you would like the position and what you think you could contribute. Applications are due in the International Affairs Office March 1.

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