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Shuttle buses added for winter mornings

Two new MIT shuttle buses will run between 8 and 11 a.m. until March 9. Schedules and route information for the Winter Campus Shuttle and the Winter Northwest Shuttle can be found at http://web.mit.edu/parking/shuttles.html.

Enterprise Servicesto roll out ShopMIT

Enterprise Services, a division of Student Life, is unveiling a new program called ShopMIT on Friday, Jan. 30 that brings together various MIT internal providers. The ShopMIT web site (http://web.mit.edu/shopmit) makes finding and purchasing MIT-produced goods and services much easier, thus saving money and keeping MIT funds "in house."

There will be an informal launch event on Friday, Jan. 30 in Lobby 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. where providers will have information about their goods and services. Participating departments include Audio Visual Services, the Campus Activities Complex, Campus Dining, the Copy Technology Centers, Endicott House, the MIT Card Office, Parking and Transportation, and TechCash.

Entertainment industry to hold job fair at MIT

The Regional Entertainment, Pro-duction and Administration will hold its annual job fair in the Sala de Puerto Rico on Saturday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event helps employers in the entertainment industry fill backstage positions in design, tech, consulting, management and administration. Applicants may meet with employers one-to-one on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, contact StageSource at (617) 720-6066 or e-mail tiala@mindspring.com.

Lithography facility open to community

The new scanning-electron-beam lithography (SEBL) facility of the Nanostructures Laboratory is now available to the entire MIT community. The facility lets users write patterns of arbitrary geometries with minimum features as fine as 17 nm. It is sponsored jointly by several departments and research centers, and managed and operated by RLE research specialist Mark Mondol. Interested researchers should contact Mondol at sebl@rle.mit.edu. For more information, see http://www.rle.mit.edu/SEBL.

Site offers "green" desktop images

A series of "green" 2004 calendars for use as Mac or PC desktop wallpaper are being offered by the Recycling Committee of the Working Group on Support Staff Issues. Each month features a photo and calendar in-cluding environmental advocacy/education, Working Group and MIT dates, as well as environmental tips. Personalized dates can be added with Photoshop or another image editor. View and download the calendars from http://web.mit.edu/wgrecycling.

"A Makeover Story" air date scheduled

The episode of "A Makeover Story" featuring MIT students Cameron Bass and Rayna Zacks is scheduled for broadcast on TLC on Feb. 20 at noon. The cable network shot footage of the students around campus and at downtown clothing shops and a salon in November (see MIT Tech Talk, Dec. 17).

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on January 28, 2004.

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