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Trustees Call for Nominations for Honorary Degrees
The Board of Trustees is seeking nominations for the award of honorary degrees this academic year. Nominations may be made by any member of the faculty, staff, student body, administration, community or Board of Trustees, or by an alumnus of the University. Nomination forms have been mailed to faculty and staff or may be obtained from the President's Office by calling (860) 486-2337. Nominations must include a narrative letter indicating the importance of the individual's achievements and the reasons why these achievements should be honored by the University, and a biographical sketch of the candidate. Dossiers will be reviewed by the University's Honors and Awards Committee. All nominations are due to Ronald Schurin, executive secretary to the Board of Trustees, at U-48, by Friday, October 15.

Join In, Help Out, on Community Service Day, September 25
The first Community Service Day of the semester will be held on Saturday, September 25. Participants may choose from a wide variety of three- to six-hour community service projects either on- or off-campus, including activities ranging from environmental work to activities with seniors. Transportation is provided to all work sites. To learn more about Community Service Day, see the ads in the Daily Campus, call the Center for Community Outreach, or visit the website:, where there is an on-line registration form. If you wish to register with a group of people, it is best to call the office first to check on specific site availability, as some sites fill up quickly.

Walk to Raise Money for Diabetes Research
A two-mile walk in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation will be held on the grounds of CIGNA in Bloomfield, Conn., on Sunday, September 26. Help Leslie Cutler, Health Center chancellor and statewide walk chairman, and UConn achieve the University's goals of having 600 walkers participate and raising $60,000. About 16 million Americans suffer from diabetes, including millions of children. The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation funds diabetes research in hopes of finding a cure. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. Transportation from Storrs to Bloomfield will be provided. For more information and to sign up for the walk, contact Doug Bradway at (860) 486-0986 or by e-mail (