Bulletins & Announcements:
A schedule of class sessions for the
next four weeks is printed on Assignment 7. Be sure
to read this important information. [Posted 3-27-97]
Warning! A few people have not yet handed in a research paper proposal
for Assignment 6 (Major Paper 1). You must submit this paper no later than
4 PM, April 1. Assignment-6 papers received later than that moment will be
given a grade of zero. [Posted 3-27-97]
Student-found Web sites and documents are now available
through the list: you may find some info.
useful to your project! [Posted 3-6-97]
Reminder: On Thursday, February 20, class will meet in
the library for practice using the reference research facilities.
Assignment 5 will be distributed then, too. [Posted 2-18-97]
Closed-book, open-notes quiz on Kleck, Tur, 2-25 [Posted 2-18-97]
The "Colt's Empire" exhibit at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford ends
March 9. Admission for college students is $6. Students needing extra
credit to compensate for blown or missed quizzes should consider
attending the exhibit & making a brief presentation to the class. A
brief review of the exhibit, from the newsletter
of a local gun club, is available here.
On Thursday, January 30, class will meet
in the University's computer lab at 109 Auerbach
for training in browsing the World Wide Web
using Netscape software
Be there or be square (and/or flunk the course)! :-)
The USEnet newsgroup rec.guns is now available via UHa's
computers. To access this and hundreds of other newsgroups on the
Internet, do the following:
On UHAVAX, enter the word NEWS at the "$" prompt to start the VAX's
If you're using Netscape, enter the newsreader function by clicking on
the word "Window" on-screen and then selecting "Netscape News" from the
menu that drops down. To add rec.guns, click on the word "File" and
then on "Add Newsgroup." To see a list of all available
newsgroups, click on the word "Options" and then selecting "Show All
Thanks to Dave Kelley, UHa's VAX Systems Manager, for adding this
newsgroup for us.
Know of a fun Web site? Email
me its address (URL) & a description. If I like it, I'll add a link
to it in our page's "News & Fun" column.
Note: The PCs in the University's computer labs are generally not properly
configured to send Email from their Web browser. If you're in a lab, you can
send email (to kdowst) from a Vax terminal.
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