VOL. LII, No. 18 - December 18, 1995

The deadline for contributions to the University Information Bulletin is Thursday at noon. The bulletin will be published each Monday and as needed during the week. Submissions should be hand-carried to 9528 Etiwanda, FAXed to x4937, e-mailed to pubinfo@exec.csun.edu, or sent through campus mail to mail code 8242. Please type all items double spaced, or supply a file on disk. Direct UIB inquiries to x2130.

FYI: fmi - means for more information.

Public Transit Subsidy Change

Effective with the distribution of the transit passes for February 1996, the public transit subsidy will change. Employee monthly transit passes will be subsidized at 50%, up to a maximum subsidy of $60 a month. MTA Express Zone stamps, previously excluded from subsidy, will now be included in the subsidized amount. All other provisions of the public transit subsidy sponsored by the Commuter Transportation Program will remain the same. A separate flyer will be mailed to all program registrants and to all offices during the first week in January.

fmi - Astrid Logan x3946

NIGMS Initiative for Minority Students

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has announced the availability of funds for minority students majoring in biomedical sciences or in medical, dental, or veterinary training who are interested in pursuing research careers. The application deadline is Feb. 1.

fmi - Office of Research and Sponsored Projects x2901

NSF Teacher Enhancement Program

The National Science Foundation has announced the availability of funds for universities to develop proposals to help seventh through twelfth grade teachers make significant progress in reaching national goals for teaching math. Proposals should focus on policy and practice.

The deadlines for preliminary applications are Jan. 3 and April 1; for full proposals, March 2 and Sept. 2. fmi - Office of Research and Sponsored Projects x2901

ERC Meeting

The next formal meeting of the Educational Resources Committee will take place on Tues., Feb. 6, at 2 pm in President's Conference Room C. The meeting scheduled for Dec. 19 has been canceled. fmi - Cheryl Spector x3431

NSF Academic Infrastructure/Equipment Grants

The National Science Foundation is inviting proposals for development and purchase of major state-of-the-art equipment for research and research training. Awards support buying, upgrading, or developing equipment and improving access to and increasing use of research training instrumentation by scientists and students. The application deadline is Feb. 1

fmi - Office of Research and Sponsored Projects x2901

Payroll Warrants

Payroll warrants for the month of December will be issued to individuals on Fri., Dec. 29, between 8:30 am and noon at Cash Management in the Education Administration Building in the Business/Education complex at Vincennes and Etiwanda. A photo ID will be required to pick up the warrant. If you have someone else pick up your check, you must provide them a note of authorization for check pick-up and provide your social security number. A photo ID of the authorized photo will also be required. Warrants not distributed on Dec. 29 will be distributed to the departments as usual on Tue., Jan. 2.

fmi - Diane Jansen x2310