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04 March 2004

Deadline for managers’ program is March 10
Entry- and mid-level campus managers are invited to apply for the Management Skills Assessment Program, a UC systemwide program to provide new managers with an experience-based assessment of their management-related skills. This year’s program is April 26-30 in Monterey. A $800 recharge fee covers tuition, room, and board. For this year only, individuals may elect to use CDOP funds to cover the expense.

The deadline for submitting applications is Monday, March 10. Application materials are available online at MSAP.ucdavis.edu. For information, contact Jarralynne Agee at 643-5280 or jagee@berkeley.edu.

Latest ‘Bear in Mind’ interviews on the web
The most recent episode of Bear in Mind, Chancellor Berdahl’s monthly interview program, is now available online. In it Berdahl interviews Michele de Coteau, director of the Charles Tunstall Multi-cultural Engineering Program, about her experiences
as an engineering student and Rhodes Scholar. He also speaks with graduate student Victor Peskin about international war- crimes tribunals like the one that will try Saddam Hussein, and with journalism student Shilpi Gupta, whose documentary When the Storm Came took top honors at the Sundance Film Festival.

At the end of the program, Berdahl discusses the changes planned for Sproul Plaza. See berkeley.edu/news/chancellor/bim/.

Two more summer camps for kids
In addition to the UC summer camps listed in our Feb. 12 issue, the campus also offers youth writing camps organized by the Bay Area Writing Project. In three-week writing sessions — offered in Albany, Fremont, Larkspur, Oakland, and Walnut Creek — students entering grades 4 through 8 explore their writing interests and learn about the craft of writing from exemplary classroom teachers. A downloadable registration form is now available online at http://www.bayareawritingproject.org/youngwriters, or call 642-0971 for information.

Additionally, details are now available on the recreational and science-exploration summer programs offered by Lawrence Berkeley Lab. Dates for the camp, which costs $185 per week, are July 12 through Aug. 20 for students entering grades 2 through 6. For information, call 486-4729, e-mail ScienceCamp@ lbl.gov, or visit http://sciencecamp.lbl.gov.

AnthroSource portal to be developed by
UC Press

A multiple-year publishing partnership between UC Press and the American Anthropological Association (AAA) will lead to the launch of AnthroSource, an electronic portal designed to provide access to a vast network of digitized materials on anthropology.

The AAA will, as a first step, make past and current issues of its 29 print publications available online.