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Transit District Seeks Input on Storrs-Willimantic Bus
The Windham Region Transit District will send out a survey this week to all Storrs campus faculty and staff regarding the WRTD Storrs to Willimantic bus service. The one- page survey includes items concerning the times and convenience of the WRTD buses, in an effort to improve service. Currently, the bus provides nine runs on weekdays and four on Saturdays, along Route 195 between Storrs and Willimantic. For more information about the survey, contact Melissa Mendez of the Windham Region Transit District at (860) 456-2223 or via e-mail at

Museum to Hold Bird Seed Sale as Fundraiser
From now through Thursday, October 14, you can help the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History at UConn by ordering bird seed during its annual "Bird Seed Savings Day" fundraiser. Pick-up day is Saturday, October 23. For information about the types of feed that will attract certain birds to your feeder, call (860) 486-4460. The seed is sold without sales tax. Proceeds benefit the programs of the Museum.

Participants Sought for Medical Research Study
Women who are less than 10 years past menopause are invited to join a research study that will examine the effect of an investigational medication on bone. The study will be 12 weeks long and will require 10 visits to the Health Center in Farmington. The medication will be given by injection twice per week. If you are eligible for the study, you will receive a comprehensive evaluation of your bones as well as compensation for participating in the study. Karen Prestwood is conducting the study at the General Clinical Research Center/UConn Health Center. To take part in the study, please call (860) 679-3043.

Information Technology Fair Scheduled for October 6
An information technology fair will be held at Homer Babbidge Library on Tuesday, October 5, from 1-4 p.m. Exhibits will feature Homer, the Libraries' new online system; WebCT and other instructional technologies; audio streaming; ADA assistive technologies; Roper Poll; art resources online; Inter-University Consortium of Political and Social Research data; media services; Community of Science; electronic document delivery; Electronic Course Reserve; and Computer Center information. There will be continuous presentations of Homer in the Electronic Classroom, Level 1, and of WebCT in the Instructional Resource Center on level 1.

Demonstrations will be held in the Electronic Classroom on Level 2:
1:20 p.m.
1:40 p.m.
2 p.m.
2:20 p.m.
2:40 p.m.
Current Awareness Resources
Full Text Journal Locator/Database Locator
Web of Science
SciFinder Scholar
Dow Jones Interactive

For more information, call Kate Fuller at (860) 486-2514 or visit the Web.