October 2007

Archives for October 2007.

Olive Lane Re-Opening Soon

Olive Lane Re-Opening Soon

Another milestone in the University Library addition and renovation project will take place in the next few days with the re-opening of Olive Lane. The arterial pathway to the center of campus has been a construction staging ground for many months.
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Diwali Festival of Lights 2007

The festival takes place Nov. 8, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the University Plaza. Diwali is a celebration rooted in Hindu religion with a secular tradition as well. Traditionally celebrated over the course of five days, the general story behind Diwali is the triumph of ?good? over ?evil,? and the lighting of the lamp of knowledge and reflection. The Indian Student Association and the Asian & Pacific Islander Student Center celebrate this occasion annually with an event filled with food, cultural performances, music, and activities. This year, Professor Anjana Narayan of psychology and sociology will speak in more detail about the history of this event, its significance

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Focus on Funding – Community of Science

The Office of Research & Sponsored Programs and the Faculty Center will host a ?Focus on Funding? workshop demonstrating the Community of Science (COS) database. COS is a comprehensive, global database available to faculty and staff to assist them in searching for funding opportunities for research and other programs. In this workshop, faculty and staff will learn how to sign-up on COS and how to perform basic keyword searches for funding opportunities. http://www.cpp.edu/~research/rsp/index.htm