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Calendar notices should be typed and submitted to: Calendar Coordinator, 100 Koch Hall; e-mail: sdaniel@odu.edu; fax: 683-5501.

The next Calendar will be dated Nov. 1-17. The deadline for submission of events is noon Thursday, Oct. 24.



Speakers

Monday, Oct. 21

  • President Roseann Runte, annual state-of-the-university address to classified and hourly employees, 2 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. 683-3159

Thursday, Oct. 24

  • Imtiaz Habib, associate professor of English, "The Turk in Shakespeare: The Poetics of a Spectral Narrative," for the English department's Literature Faculty Forum, 12:30 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL. 683-3991

Friday, Oct. 25

  • New York Times technology writer Robert Tedeschi, for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads luncheon, noon to 1:30 p.m., Sheraton Waterside Hotel, Norfolk. 683-4058. $

Friday, Nov. 1

  • Tennessee artist Terri Jones, a slide show and talk about her exhibition "MORE (drawings)" at the University Gallery, noon, 136 Diehn Center. 683-2355
Meetings

Tuesday, Oct. 22

  • Faculty Senate, with guest speaker President Roseann Runte, 3 p.m., Portsmouth/Chesapeake Room, Webb Center. 683-3427
Workshops

Saturday, Oct. 19

  • "Research in Education and Related Social Sciences," a workshop for graduate students, Perry Library. nschafer@odu.edu

Thursday, Oct. 24

  • "Alert Services:: Keeping up in Your Areas of Interest," a workshop on how electronic alert services can keep faculty and graduate students on the cutting edge of new research in their field, 12:30 p.m., 163 Perry Library. 683-4484

Saturday, Oct. 26

  • "Full-text Electronic Journals in the Humanities," a workshop for graduate students, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Perry Library. kvaughan@odu.edu

Friday, Nov. 1

  • "Strategies for Increasing Student Retention of Content: A Practical Guide to Improving Retention of Class Material," sponsored by the Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education, 1-4 p.m., WHRO, 5200 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk. Registration required. 683-3183 or nicolabelt@aol.com
Performances

Friday, Oct. 18 to Sun., Oct. 27

  • University Theatre production of Aristophanes' "Lysistrata," directed by Erlene Hendrix: 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun., University Theatre. 683-5305. $

Monday, Oct. 21

  • Faculty music recital featuring cellist Carter Mellin, pianist Harold Protzman and violinist Leslie Stewart, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center. 683-4061

Monday, Oct. 28

  • Concert, featuring Counting Crows, 7:30 p.m., Ted Constant Convocation Center. 683-4444. $

Tuesday, Oct. 29

  • Faculty music preconcert recital, featuring organist James Kosnik, 12:30 p.m., 213 Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center. 683-4061

Saturday, Nov. 2

  • American Guild of Organists master class with John Chappel Stowe, 10 a.m., 213 Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center. 683-4068
Exhibits

Through Sunday, Oct. 27

  • "God Is Near: The Paintings of Donald Roller Wilson," University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. 683-2355 or www.donaldrollerwilson.com

Saturday, Nov. 2

  • Opening reception for the exhibit "MORE (drawings)," featuring Tennessee artist Terri Jones, 7 p.m., University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. 683-2355 or www.davidluskgallery.com/artists/jones/art.tj1.htm
Miscellaneous

Saturday, Oct. 19

  • Admissions Open House, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Webb Center. 683-3685 or visit@odu.edu

Monday, Oct. 21

  • Presentation of Customer Relations Employee and Department of the Year awards, following President Roseann Runte's state-of-the-university address to classified and hourly employees, 2 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. 683-3159

Mon. - Fri., Oct. 21-25

  • National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week: 12:30-1:30 Tues., live entertainment by David Carter and a talk by nationally known speaker Don DiPaolo about the importance of community and caring for each other, 102 MGB; 7-8:15 p.m. Tues., a talk by Ted Smith, associate professor emeritus of marketing, "Alcohol Advertising: Truth in Advertising?", 1002 Constant Hall; 8 p.m. Wed., the movie "28 Days," followed by a short discussion, 102 MGB; 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thurs., "Real Stories," a dramatic enactment by Pi Kappa Delta on how alcohol and other drugs have affected ODU students' lives, South Mall, Webb Center; and 7:30-10 p.m. Thurs., Student/Faculty Poetry Slam and CI Travel Giveaway (featuring rap, spoken word, poetry, acoustic and lyrical performances), South Cafeteria, Webb Center. 683-5927 or 683-5117

Tuesday, Oct. 22

  • Multicultural Book Club, featuring Jim Gladstone's "The Big Book of Misunderstanding," 12:30-1:30 p.m., 1005 Constant Hall. 683-4406

Wednesday, Oct. 23

  • Benefits Fair, sponsored by the Department of Human Resources, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., North Mall, Webb Center. 683-4760

Friday, Oct. 25

  • Grand opening of the Ted Constant Convocation Center, with special guest Gov. Mark Warner: 4:30 p.m. reception, 5 p.m. ribbon-cutting and 5:30-6:30 p.m., guided tours of the facility. RSVPs requested by Oct. 21. 683-3116
  • Founders' Day dinner, "Realizing Dreams," 7 p.m., Ted Constant Convocation Center. RSVPs requested by Oct. 21. 683-3116. $
  • International Health Symposium, sponsored by the College of Health Sciences, 1-4 p.m., 102 Mills Godwin Jr. Building. 683-4960

Saturday, Oct. 26

  • Community open house at the Ted Constant Convocation Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: the Lady Monarchs will open their practice session to the public from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and give a free basketball clinic from 1-2 p.m. 683-3372
  • Lamberts Point Fall Health Fair, a health information and screening day sponsored by the College of Health Sciences, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Norfolk United Methodist Church, 35th Street and Bowdens Ferry Road. 683-5258 or bpowersl@odu.edu

Mon. - Fri., Oct. 28 to Nov. 1

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Week, sponsored by the Women's Center. 683-4109

Tuesday, Oct. 29

  • Campus community open house at the Ted Constant Convocation Center, noon to 3 p.m. 683-5762

Wed. - Thurs., Oct. 30-31

  • Annual Used Book Sale, a fund-raiser for Perry Library's Student Assistant Achievement awards, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., 151 Perry Library. 683-5908 or pshowalt@odu.edu

Thursday, Oct. 31

  • Research Foundation Open House in its new location, 2-4 p.m., 2nd floor of Hughes Hall. 683-4293 or dward@odu.edu
Sports

Friday, Oct. 18

  • Women's soccer team vs. Hofstra, 7 p.m., Soccer Stadium. 683-4444. $

Fri. - Sun., Oct. 18-20

  • East Coast Collegiate Tennis Championships, all day, University Courts. 683-5312

Saturday, Oct. 19

  • Field hockey team vs. Maryland, 1 p.m., Foreman Field. 683-4444

Sunday, Oct. 20

  • Field hockey team vs. Drexel, 1 p.m., Foreman Field. 683-4444
  • Women's soccer team vs. Drexel, 1 p.m., Soccer Stadium. 683-4444. $

Friday, Oct. 25

  • Men's soccer team vs. Hofstra, 7 p.m., Soccer Stadium. 683-4444. $
  • Golf for Scholarship Tournament, sponsored by Consortium for Higher Education, Cypress Point Country Club, Va. Beach. Deadline is Oct. 22. 683-3183; nicolabelt@aol.com. $

Saturday, Oct. 26

  • Men's soccer team vs. Drexel, 7 p.m., Soccer Stadium. 683-4444. $

Friday, Nov. 1

  • Field hockey team vs. Princeton, 1 p.m., Foreman Field. 683-4444

Saturday, Nov. 2

  • Women's soccer team vs. George Mason, 7 p.m., Soccer Stadium. 683-4444. $
  • Field hockey team vs. North Carolina, 3 p.m., Foreman Field. 683-4444
Deadlines

Monday, Oct. 21

  • RSVPs due for Oct. 25 grand opening of the Ted Constant Convocation Center. 683-3116
  • RSVPs due for Oct. 25 Founders' Day dinner at the Constant Center. 683-3116. $




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