UCSD will hold “”Transfer Admit Day”” for newly admitted transfer students on May 11 in the Price Center Ballroom. The event will be hosted by UCSD’s Office of Admissions and Relations with Schools.

The day, which is much like regular Admit Day in that it helps potential students make their final decision about attending UCSD, will offer academic department presentations, workshops, a transfer student panel, a student services information fair and campus tours.

Workshops will follow a welcome address and will cover UCSD-related topics such as career planning and graduate school services, commuter student issues, financial aid, campus academic support services and more.

Reservations are recommended and can be obtained by calling the voice mail reservation line at (858) 822-4680 by the May 7 deadline.

Electrochemical Society Votes UCSD Professor New President

UCSD professor of chemical engineering and materials science at the Jacobs School of Engineering Jan B. Talbot has recently been elected president of the Electrochemical Society. The society was founded in 1902 and is the leading society for solid-state and electrochemical science with 8,000 members.

Talbot, who joined the Jacobs School as a faculty member in 1986, focuses her research on electrodeposition, electrophoretic deposition of phosphors in the processing of advanced materials and chemical mechanical polishing.

Her work at the Jacobs School has included development of the chemical engineering program, of which she is the director, and serving in a post on the World Technology Evaluation Center Former Soviet Union Display Technology Panel and the Department of Energy Advanced Fuel-Cell Commercialization Working Group.

UC College Prepatory Initiative Seeks Applications

The UC College Prepatory Initiative Program is currently seeking grant applications from UC faculty who have developed online Advanced Placement courses for high school students.

Candidates who enter and are awarded with a grant will receive $25,000, and their online course will become a regular offering of the UCCP program.

Entering faculty may also include eligible lecturers and professors emeriti.

The UCCP is seeking computer-based courses for the subjects of art history, calculus, computer science, economics, English, environmental science, government and politics, human geography, history, physics, psychology, Spanish, statistics and world history.

The first stage of the applications involves the submission of proposals that outline a plan for an online course. The second round of grants will be awarded to faculty who actually develop an online AP course in collaboration with online curriculum designers.

For more information about the competition and details about how to enter, visit the breaking news announcement at http://

UCSD Sponsors Take Our Daughters to Work Day Events

The annual Take Our Daughters to Work Day, which traditionally occurs on the fourth Thursday of April, will now be held on April 26. The theme of this year’s event is “”Girl Force.””

UCSD is encouraging employees to bring their daughters and sons to work on this day by offering a variety of events from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The Chancellor’s Office, the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs Office, the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Office, Human Resources and Housing and Dining Services are sponsoring the UCSD activities, which include workshops and tours.

The event is intended for children from ages 9 to 15, but employees are encouraged to bring younger children as well.

For a schedule of the day’s events and registration information, visit hters.html.

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