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Take your daughter to work April 24
UConn will hold its annual "Take Our Daughters to Work Day" April 24, with events planned for girls throughout the day.

The day starts at 8:15 a.m. at the H. Fred Simons African-American Cultural Center with a continental breakfast. Regina Barreca, associate professor of English, will give the welcoming address. The girls will then participate in the work experiences of their choice, including public safety, engineering, mechanical engineering, women's basketball, career services, animal science, health services and physics.

Research has shown that girls face a particularly challenging time in their development between the ages of 9-15. During this time, many girls experience a drop in self-esteem and in performance, especially in math and science.

For more information, call the UConn Women's Center at 486-4738.

Department of Personnel to move
The Department of Personnel is moving to the Depot Campus as part of its merger with the Office of Labor Relations. The new Department of Human Resources will be located in the Brown Building as of April 28.

The department will move next week. There will be no parking on April 21 near the Personnel Building to accommodate moving vans. The department's new address will be: 9 Walters Ave., U-75. Phone: 486-3034.

Annual competition for Fulbright Grants opens
May 1 marks the official opening of the competition for 1998-99 Fulbright and related grants for graduate study abroad in academic fields and for professional training in the creative and performing arts.

Applicants for these grants must be U.S. citizens and hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent by the grant's start date. Creative and performing artists are not required to have a bachelor's degree, but must have four years of relevant training or study.

For more information, contact the Fulbright program advisor at UConn, Mal Bochner, at 486-2908. The deadline for receipt of applications is September 22.

Blood Drive being held April 22-25
A blood drive will be held April 22-25 at the ROTC Hangar. A free lunch will be provided. The hours: Tuesday, April 22, noon-5 p.m.; Wednesday, April 23, noon-8 p.m.; Thursday, April 24, noon-5 p.m.; and Friday, April 25, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Husky Road Race May 4
The third annual Husky Road Race, a family-oriented five-kilometer race and a one-kilometer family run, will be held at 9 a.m. May 4 in Hartford's Bushnell Park. Nearly 1,000 runners are expected in a race that will benefit the UConn Children's Cancer Fund and the Athletic Development Fund. Participants can pick up applications at any Bob's Stores or IGA Supermarkets or by calling (203) 481-5933.

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