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Summer Urban Program (SUP) seeks directors

The Phillips Brooks House Association (PBHA) is seeking to fill 12 SUP director positions. Located throughout Greater Boston and Cambridge, SUP consists of 11 summer day camps and one evening ESL program. Directors will gain skills in fundraising, staff management, and networking.

For applications, visit The priority application deadline is Nov. 23. For more information, e-mail Moira at

Football legends to kick off game day on Saturday

Prior to Saturday’s (Nov. 6) home game against Columbia, the Harvard Alumni College program will welcome Crimson football legends Danny Jiggetts ’76 and Mike Lynch ’77 for a discussion on football, the media, and Harvard’s football program.

A former member of the Chicago Bears, Jiggetts is now anchor and reporter for Comcast SportsNet. Lynch has been the sports anchor at WCVB-TV since 1985.

The talk will be held in the Hall of History at the Murr Center at 10:30 a.m. Admission is $10 for adults, and free for children. Call (617) 495-1920 for more information, or register online at

Holyoke Center exhibit seeks artists who work in the building

University employees who work at the Holyoke Center are invited to submit artwork for the fifth annual group exhibit, which goes on display in the center’s exhibition space Dec. 10 (through Jan. 5, 2005). The goal of the exhibit is to celebrate and showcase the artistic talents, creativity, and community of Holyoke Center staff.

Interested artists should contact Holyoke Center events and exhibition’s coordinator Deena Anderson at by no later than 5 p.m. Nov. 12.

Please explain which department you work in, and what type of work you would like to exhibit. Though space is limited, photographs, paintings, drawings, masks, and small ceramics and sculptures (that can fit in one of two shallow display cases) will be considered.

Kuwait program accepting proposals

The Kennedy School of Government (KSG) has announced the seventh funding cycle for the Kuwait Program Research Fund. A KSG faculty committee will consider applications for small one-year grants (up to $30,000) to support advanced research by Harvard faculty members on issues of critical importance to Kuwait and the Gulf.

There are no formal application forms. Inquiries and research proposals (not exceeding five pages), including a budget, other sources of funding, and the curriculum vitae for senior researchers may be sent to: Associate Director, Middle East Initiative, KSG, 50 Church St., office 302, Cambridge, MA 02138. The deadline for the receipt of grant applications is Nov. 15.

HGC grants full membership to HESA

The Harvard Graduate Council (HGC), the University-wide student government of Harvard’s 10 graduate and professional schools, has granted full membership to the Harvard Extension Student Association (HESA).

The new collaboration will greatly impact the Extension School’s graduate students, allowing students to engage in University-wide initiatives that specifically advocate the needs of graduate students. HGC membership will also provide HESA graduate students with networking opportunities with Harvard’s other graduate schools.

Bloom, Dubble to share their stuff

Soprano saxophonist and composer Jane Ira Bloom will be the featured artist in a discussion/demonstration titled “An Exploration of Improvisation” on Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. in the Winthrop House Junior Common Room. Presented by the Learning From Performers program and the Harvard Jazz Bands, the event will also feature Peentz Dubble, co-founder of Improvisational Arts Ensemble Inc. Tom Everett, director of the Harvard University Band, will moderate. Admission is free.

Kokkalis seeks fellowship applicants

The Kokkalis Program on Southeastern and East-Central Europe is currently accepting fellowship applications to enable individuals from Southeastern and East-Central Europe to pursue master’s degrees at the Kennedy School of Government in public policy, public administration, public administration/midcareer, and public administration in international development.

The Kokkalis Program on Southeastern and East-Central Europe is committed to invigorating the public sector in this region of Europe with educational opportunities to explore effectual and pioneering means of governance.

Natives of Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, and Turkey are eligible to apply for the fellowship.

Candidates should hold an undergraduate degree recognized by their native state and an academic and/or professional background in one of the following fields: social sciences, public policy and/or administration, the nonprofit sector, law, economics, business, or work experience in related fields.

All applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to public service and the region of Southeastern Europe. The deadline to apply is Jan. 7, 2005. Visit, for more information.

– Compiled by Andrew Brooks