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Thanksgiving shuttle

The Parking and Transportation Office will provide shuttle service from Kresge lot to Logan Airport from 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 25 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26. Advance reservations must be made via the web site at, which includes a detailed schedule and other information.

World AIDS Day

MIT will mark World AIDS Day on Monday, Dec. 1 with an event hosted by the MIT Women's League in Lobby 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year's theme is "Live and Let Live," which will focus on eliminating the stigma and discrimination that are major obstacles to HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.

Panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display as a backdrop to information booths staffed by representatives from several Boston-area AIDS-related organizations, as well as MIT student groups. The Women's League also will hold a fund-raising raffle and chocolate buffet to benefit Community Servings, which delivers meals to Boston-area people living with AIDS. Anyone wishing to help with the event should contact Sis de Bordenave at 253-3656 or For more information, see

Museum F.A.T. event

On Friday, Nov. 28, the MIT Museum will host its annual F.A.T. (Friday After Thanksgiving) Mega Chain Reaction Event, orchestrated by artist/engineer Arthur Ganson, in duPont Gymnasium from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants from MIT, families and friends can bring their own links, help creators link contraptions, or just witness the excitement. Advance registration is required; call 452-2111 during business hours. See for more information.

Day care scholarships

Applications are now being accepted for the TCC/LINCC Child Care Scholarship Program for MIT employees. The program offers financial assistance to full-time or part-time benefits-eligible employees (including postdoctoral associates) who meet income guidelines and have a child or children enrolled in the Technology Children's Centers at Eastgate and Westgate, or the Lincoln Lab Children's Center. The deadline is Dec. 1 for awards starting Jan. 1.

For more information, contact any of the child care centers above; the Center for Work, Family and Personal Life (253-1592,; or the Lincoln Lab Child Care Office (Room LL-A-221, 781-981-7028,

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on November 19, 2003.

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