Calendar notices should be submitted to: Calendar Coordinator, 100 Koch Hall; e-mail: sdaniel@odu.edu; fax: 683-5501. The next Calendar will be dated Feb. 11-27. The deadline for submission of events is noon Thursday, Feb. 3. (FMI is the number for more information; $ indicates an admission fee.)

Speakers

Thursday, February 3
Wallace Sampson, editor of The Scientific Review of Alternative Medicine, “Alternative Medicine: Factors and Forces Behind an Ideologically Correct Social Delusion” for the Modern Pseudoscience Lecture Series, sponsored by the College of Sciences, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. FMI, 683-4619.

Friday, February 4
Wallace Sampson, editor of The Scientific Review of Alternative Medicine, “Errors, Misinterpretations and Academic Legends: ‘Alternativism’ and the Science Literature” for the Modern Pseudoscience Lecture Series, sponsored by the College of Sciences, 3 p.m., 200 Oceanography and Physics Bldg. FMI, 683-4619.

Thursday, February 10
Robert Park, director of the American Physical Society’s Washington office, “Placebos Have Side Effects” for the Modern Pseudoscience Lecture Series, sponsored by the College of Sciences, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. FMI, 683-4619.

Daniel Nickrent of the plant biology department, Southern Illinois University, “Molecules to the Rescue: Phylogenetic Affinities of Nonasterid Holoparasites” for the Biological Sciences Seminar Series, 12:30 p.m., 102 MGB. FMI, 683-4361.

Friday, February 11
Robert Park, director of the American Physical Society’s Washington office, “Perpetuum Mobile: Foolishness and Fraud in the Search for Free Energy” for the Modern Pseudoscience Lecture Series, sponsored by the College of Sciences, 3 p.m., 200 Oceanography and Physics Bldg. FMI, 683-4619.



Workshops/Seminars

Tues., Feb. 8 - Thurs., Feb. 10
“Violence in the Workplace,” presented by the Center for GLobal Business and Executive Education, Va. Beach Higher Education Center. FMI, 683-4603. $



Conferences

Wed., Feb. 9 - Fri., Feb. 11
23rd Old Dominion University Model United Nations High School Conference, Sheraton Waterside Hotel (see story on Page 8 for details). FMI, 683-3923.



Meetings

Tuesday, February 1

Reorganization meeting for the Faculty/Staff, Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Alliance, 5 p.m., Dragas International Center Conference Room.



Performances

Monday, February 7
Norfolk Chamber Consort concert, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 440-1803. $.

Sunday, February 13
Adolphus Hailstork Showcase Concert and Exhibit Opening; exhibit: 2 p.m., Diehn Composers Room, Diehn Center; concert: 3 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-4175. $.



Exhibitions

Sunday, February 13
Adolphus Hailstork Showcase Concert and Exhibit Opening; exhibit: 2 p.m., Diehn Composers Room, Diehn Center; concert: 3 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-4175. $.

Through February 27
“That Was Then This Is Now,” noon to 3 p.m. Monday to Thursday, noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. FMI, 683-4047.



Miscellaneous Tuesday, February 1

DMV mobile unit, sponsored by human resources, 9 a.m.to 4 p.m., 44th Street and Powhatan Avenue. FMI, 683-3051.

Study Abroad Fair, sponsored by the Office of Study Abroad, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Mall, Webb Center. FMI, 683-5378.

Black History Month observance begins. (For a calendar of activities through Feb. 13, see Page 1.)

Saturday, February 5
Open house for prospective students, 9 a.m.to noon, North Cafeteria, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3650.

Tuesday, February 8
“Coffee with the Coaches,” featuring women’s basketball coach Wendy Larry, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Java One, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3359.

Maurice R. Berube, eminent scholar of educational leadership and counseling, will sign copies of his new book, “Eminent Educators: Studies in Intellectual Influence,” 3-4:30 p.m., University Bookstore. FMI, 683-3404.

Thursday, February 10
Presidential Search Committee will host a public hearing “to give interest parties an opportunity to speak on the needs of the university as they relate to the appropriate characteristics of the next president,” Chesapeake/Portsmouth Room, Webb Center. FMI, 683-4324.

Homecoming 2000 celebration kicks off with pep rally, 12:30 p.m., North Mall, Web Center(see story on Page 3 for a listing of other homecoming events). FMI, 683-3438.

Friday, February 11
Creative writing program student reading, featuring graduate students Nicole Mazarella (fiction) and Richard Loeb (poetry), 7 p.m., Prince Booksellers, 109 E. Main St., Norfolk. FMI, 683-4470.



Sports

Wednesday, February 2
Men’s basketball team vs. George Mason, 7:35 p.m., Norfolk Scope. FMI, 683-4444. $

Sunday, February 6
Women’s basketball team vs. George Mason, 2 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $

Friday, February 11
Women’s basketball team vs. UNC-Wilmington, 7:35 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, February 12
Men’s basketball team vs. William and Mary, 2:30 p.m., Norfolk Scope. FMI, 683-4444. $

Sunday, February 13
Women’s basketball team vs. American, 2 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $



Deadlines

Thursday, February 10
Application deadline for scholarship for study in China for the 2000-01 academic year, sponsored by the Institute of Asian Studies and the Office of Study Abroad. FMI, 683-3947 or 683-5378.