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27 August 2003

 



Enrico Jones, left, and Stafford Johnson


Campus memorial services slated
On Thurs., Sept. 4, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., a service will be held on Faculty Glade in memory of Stafford Johnson, who died July 4. Johnson was a longtime staffer in the Student Life Advising Services office, and co-founder of the campus Black Staff and Faculty Organization.

On Thursday, Sept. 18, from 4 to 6 p.m., a memorial for Prof. Enrico Jones will be held in the Great Hall of the Faculty Club, sponsored by the psychology department and the San Francisco Psychoanalytic Institute and Society. Speakers will include campus colleagues Phillip Cowan, Rhona Weinstein, and Sheldon Zedeck. A reception will follow.

WICSE schedules celebration
The 25th anniversary of Women in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (WICSE), a graduate-student group, will be celebrated on Wednesday, Sept. 10. The celebration is sponsored by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. Scheduled events include a panel of alumnae speakers (“Setting the Future Agenda for Women”), a research colloquium organized by University of Michigan Professor Dawn Tilbury (Ph.D. ’90), with a reception following; and a dinner at the Women’s Faculty Club (reservations required). For information about the times and locations of all the day’s events, visit www.eecs.berkeley.edu/Programs/grad/GradWomen/Wicse/wicse25th.htm, or phone Sheila Humpreys at 643-8205.

Women architects gather at Wurster
“Toward an Engaged Architecture” is an all-day symposium scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 13, at Wurster Hall. Among the speakers at the symposium (part of the 30th-anniversary celebration of the Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals) will be Ananya Roy, assistant professor of city and regional planning.

The symposium runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is open to the public. For information, phone Mui Ho at 644-2600 by Aug. 30.

For the record
In our Aug. 28 issue, we identified historian J.S. Holliday as assistant director of the Bancroft Library. Holliday, who hosts tonight’s KQED-FM program “A Library for California” (8 p.m.) on the history of the Bancroft, has in fact not held that position since 1962. We regret the error.