Calendar of Upcoming Events

JUMP TO: Speakers | Meetings | Performances | Misc | Exhibits | Films | Sports | Workshops | Deadlines

Calendar notices should be typewritten or printed and submitted to:
Calendar Coordinator, room 100, Koch Hall; e-mail: e-mail sdaniel@odu.edu; FAX 683-5501.

The next Calendar will be dated April 20 to May 13. The deadline for submission of events is noon Thursday, April 12. (FMI is the number for more information; $ indicates an admission fee.)




Speakers

Saturday, April 7


Carl Hewitt, founder and CEO of Object Oriented Programming, for the MBA Association and Propeller Club semiformal spring dinner, 6 p.m., River Rooms, Webb Center. Reservations required. FMI, 683-3585. $

Monday, April 9


Murray Straus, professor of sociology and co-director of the Family Research Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire, and Katharine Kersey, Old Dominion professor of early childhood and special education, "Discipline That Works," 7-8:30 p.m., Brickhouse Auditorium, Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters. Reservations recommended. FMI, 668-7500.

De Witt L. Sumners, Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University, "Calculating the Secrets of Life: Mathematics in Biology and Medicine," for the Dean of the College of Sciences Lecture Series in Bioinformatics, 8 p.m., 100 Kaufman Hall. FMI, 683-3882.

Tuesday, April 10


De Witt L. Sumners, Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University, a technical lecture on the topological approach to the study of enzymes and their effect on DNA, for the Dean of the College of Sciences Lecture Series in Bioinformatics, 12:30 p.m., 234 BAL. FMI, 683-3882.

Larry Sabato, political analyst and director of the University of Virginia's Center for Governmental Studies, "Politics Past, Present and Future," for the Friends of the University Library Author Dinner, Webb Center: reception and book signing, 5:30 p.m., Elizabeth River Room; dinner program, 6 p.m., River Rooms; and lecture, 8 p.m., North Cafeteria. Reservations are due April 9 for the dinner. (There is no charge to attend only the lecture.) FMI, 683-4141. $

Murray Straus, professor of sociology and co-director of the Family Research Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire, "The Effectiveness and Side Effects of Spanking: What the Research Shows and What to Tell Parents," 7:30-9 p.m., 101 MGB. FMI, 683-3800.

Tuesday, April 17


Mark Zandi, chief economist and co-founder of RFA, for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads luncheon, noon, Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel. Reservations required. FMI, 683-4058. $

Regina Root, assistant professor of foreign languages and literatures, "The Poetics of Disguise," for the Literature Faculty Forum, 12:30 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL. FMI, 683-3991.

Saturday, April 21


Actor and social activist Danny Glover, one of the stars of the "Lethal Weapon" films, for the Old Dominion NAACP Chapter's Image Awards ceremony, where he will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award and give the keynote address, 7:30 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-3116.

Meetings

Thursday, April 12


Board of Visitors, 3 p.m., Board Room, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3072.

Wednesday, April 18


Faculty Senate, 3-4:15 p.m., Ports./Ches. Room, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3427.

Miscellaneous

Monday, April 9


Term Paper Triage, featuring one-on-one assistance from reference librarians, 1-4 p.m., 163 Perry Library. FMI, 683-4185 or 4178.

"Is It True?", a session for nongay students, faculty and staff to ask questions and learn more about the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered population, 3 p.m., Rabbi Reich Room, Webb Center. Sponsored by multicultural student services. FMI, 683-4406.

Discussion and support group for gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgendered people and allies to discuss issues of concern to the GLBT community, 6 p.m., Suffolk Room, Webb Center. Sponsored by multicultural student services. FMI, 683-4406.

Wednesday, April 11


Discussion and support group for gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgendered people and allies to discuss issues of concern to the GLBT community, 1 p.m., Suffolk Room, Webb Center. Sponsored by multicultural student services. FMI, 683-4406.

Thursday, April 12


Panel discussion on interviewing skills, sponsored by the College of Business and Public Administration, 12:30 p.m., 136 Diehn Center. FMI, 683-3520.

Monday, April 16


Social Science Research Center Fellows Reception, 3 p.m., NN Room, Webb Center. FMI, 683-4200.

Wednesday, April 18


Individual information sessions with a TIAA-CREF individual consultant, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Rabbi Reich Room, Webb Center. FMI, 800-842-2008.

Saturday, April 21


"Womengineers Day," the kickoff event to an initiative aimed at the education, recruitment and retention of female engineering students from elementary school through college, 9:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., Kaufman Hall and Webb Center. FMI, 683-3789 or web.odu.edu/engr/womengineers.

Performances

Monday, April 9


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

Thursday-Saturday, April 12-14


University Dance Theatre Spring Dance Concert, featuring original choreography by dance faculty, guest artists and students, 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, University Theatre. FMI, 683-4354. $

April 13-14, 17-22


"Spring Performance Festival," featuring student-directed and performed plays, produced by the University Theatre, 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Stables Theatre. FMI, 683-4047. $

Monday, April 16


Music of Serbia, a panorama of music by contemporary Serbian composers, featuring Tatjana Milosevic, for the F. Ludwig Diehn Residency Series, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-3020.

Wednesday, April 18


Music Department Honors Recital, 4 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-4061. University Wind Ensemble, 8 p.m., University Theatre. FMI, 683-4061.

Thursday, April 19


University Concert Choir, 12:30 p.m., Diehn Center Atrium. FMI, 683-4061.

Sunday, April 22


Old Dominion's Big Band with saxophonist Bob Mintzer, 4 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-4061.

Outkast, popular hip-hop recording artists, 5 p.m., Foreman Field. FMI, 683-3446. $

Films

Monday, April 16


"Shower," 1999 award-winning film in Chinese with English subtitles, epilogue screening for "The Contemporary China" film series, sponsored by the foreign languages and literatures dept., 2:15 p.m., 133 Education Bldg. FMI, 683-3973.

Wednesday, April 18


"Bandits," 1997 film in German with English subtitles, for "From Berlin to Hollywood," a German film series sponsored by the foreign languages and literatures dept., 7 p.m., 104 BAL. FMI, 683-3973.

Exhibits

Through April 15


"The Works of Kristin Caskey," an installation of hanging perforated paper pieces and light combining fashion design with the power of pattern, University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. FMI, 683-2355.

Saturday, April 21


Opening reception for "Amazon Casino Toy," an exhibition of oil paintings, drawings and photographs by Ed Almazon, Christine Cassano and Todd Moy, 7 p.m., University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. Show runs through May 6. FMI, 683-2355.

Sports

Saturday, April 7


Rec. sports spring golf tournament, 10:30 a.m., Ocean View Golf Course, Norfolk. FMI, 683-3384. $

Sunday, April 8


Lacrosse team vs. Boston, 1 p.m., Foreman Field; the 2001 scholarship game. Prizes will be awarded, including an airline ticket. FMI, 683-4444. $

Wednesday, April 11


Baseball team vs. N.C. State, 7 p.m., Bud Metheny Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Thursday, April 12


Men's tennis team vs. James Madison, 2:30 p.m., university courts. FMI, 683-5312.

Friday, April 13


Lacrosse team vs. Penn State, 3 p.m., Foreman Field. FMI, 683-3372.

Baseball team vs. Virginia Commonwealth, 7 p.m., Bud Metheny Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, April 14


Men's and women's tennis team vs. American, 2 p.m., university courts. FMI, 683-5312.

Baseball team vs. Virginia Commonwealth, 2 p.m., Bud Metheny Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Sunday, April 15


Baseball team vs. Virginia Commonwealth, 1 p.m., Bud Metheny Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Friday, April 20


Baseball team vs. East Carolina, 7 p.m., Bud Metheny Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, April 21


Baseball team vs. East Carolina, 2 p.m., Bud Metheny Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Sunday, April 22


Baseball team vs. East Carolina, 1 p.m., Bud Metheny Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Workshops

Friday-Saturday, April 6-7


"Imagine All the People: (De-)Constructing National Identities," sponsored by the foreign languages and literatures dept., 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL. FMI, 683-3973.

Thursday, April 12


"Electronic Research Administration Update," sponsored by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Cape Charles Room, Webb Center. Registration required to lfarrugi@odu.edu. FMI, 683-3148.

Friday, April 20


"Image Scanning Techniques," led by Karen Vaughan, digital services librarian, 10 a.m., Digital Services Center, Perry Library, third floor. FMI, 683-4184.

Deadlines

Monday, April 9


Reservations due for the April 10 Friends of the Old Dominion University Library Author Dinner, featuring political analyst Larry Sabato as guest speaker (see story on page 2). There is no charge to attend only the lecture. FMI, 683-4141. $


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