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September 14, 2006  Volume 28, No. 4
Managing your work life workshops planned
The Professional Development committee, in partnership with Human Resources, the Center for Quality, Continuing Education and Outreach, Employee Assistance Program, Technology Training Center and the University Ombudsman, will offer a fall program around the theme of “Managing Your Work Life, One Challenge at a Time.”

Campus experts in different areas of professional development have joined together to offer workshops on topics that range from managing your email to creative problem-solving, along with other aspects of time and stress management. Workshops have been designed to fit into the workday, and supervisors are asked to support staff members who wish to enroll. There is no charge to leave credits for staff to attend.

For more details, and to enroll, visit the workforce development area of the Human Resources Web site, http:// humanresources.binghamton. edu. Call Alison Gierlach at 777-6625 with questions.

‘Dr. Quantum’ will address Harpur Forum
Fred Alan Wolf, also known as “Dr. Quantum,” will give the first talk in this year’s Harpur Forum breakfast series.

The program begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and continues with Wolf’s talk at 8 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 29, at the Binghamton Club.

Wolf, whose talk is titled “How Quantum Physics Can Change Your Life,” is the author of 11 books.

For more details or to reserve a seat, call the Harpur Forum office at 777-4390.

International Student Festival continues
The sixth-annual International Student Festival continues this weekend with championship athletic games and the Cultural Showcase.

The championship table tennis match begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15. The soccer final will start at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, on Field 9. The championship volleyball game gets under way at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, in the East Gym, while the basketball final tips off at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the East Gym.

The Cultural Showcase begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the UU-Mandela Room.

Admission is free. For more details, visit http://isss.

Special Olympics seek volunteers
Volunteers are needed to fill key roles in support of Special Olympics New York’s 2006 Fall Games, to be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6 and 7, at the Events Center and other venues.

Volunteers will register athletes, present medals, distribute medals, staff athletic venues and more. The deadline for volunteer registration is Thursday, Sept. 28.

For more information, visit and click on Fall Games, e-mail or call 1- 800-836-6976.

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Last Updated: 10/14/08