Calendar of Upcoming Events

Calendar notices should be typewritten or printed and submitted to: Calendar Coordinator, room 100, New Administration Building; e-mail: e-mail eharders@odu.edu; FAX 683-5501. The next Calendar will be dated Jan. 25 to Feb. 10. The deadline for submission of events is noon Thursday, Jan. 17.


Speakers

Tuesday, Jan. 15

  • Economist Mark Zandi and the Old Dominion forecast team (Vinod Agarwal, Mohammed Najand and Gil Yochum), for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads Economic Forecast Luncheon, 10:45 a.m., Sheraton Waterside Hotel, Norfolk. FMI, 683-4058. $

  • Edward Jacobs, associate professor of English, "Anonymous Women, Irish Pirates and Circulating Libraries: Fiction Publishing in Britain, 1766 vs. 1790," for the Literature Faculty Forum, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Burgess Room, Batten Arts and Letters Building. FMI, 683-3991.

Thursday, Jan. 16

  • Rear Adm. David Architzel, Commander, Navy Region, Mid-Atlantic, and Commander, Naval Safety Center, Norfolk, for Town-N-Gown dinner, 6 p.m. reception with dinner at 6:30 and talk at 7:30, Webb Center. Reservations are due Jan. 11. FMI, 489-8438. $

Tuesday, Jan. 22

  • Paul Hirschbiel Jr. of Eden Capital for the Landmark Executive-in-Residence Series, 12:30 p.m., 136 Diehn Center. FMI, 683-3319 or www.odu.edu/execspeakers.

  • John Singleton, Academy Award-nominated director of "Boyz N the Hood," for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance, 7:30 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3116.

Thursday, Jan. 24

  • Gregory Pence and Nigel Cameron, "Cloning: A Debate," for the President's Lecture Series, 8 p.m., Mills Godwin Jr. Life Sciences Building Auditorium. FMI, 683-3114.


Meetings

Friday, Jan. 18

  • Institutional Review Board, 3-5 p.m., President's Board Room, Koch Hall. FMI, 683-6028.

Wednesday, Jan. 23

  • Faculty Senate, 3-4:15 p.m., Portsmouth/Chesapeake Room, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3427 or fsenate@odu.edu.


Workshops

Friday, Dec. 7

  • "Short-Term Study Abroad Programs," a Virginia Tidewater Consortium faculty development seminar and collaborative workshop, noon to 5 p.m., WHRO Teleconference Room. FMI, 683-3183.


Exhibits

Saturday, Jan. 19

  • Opening reception for "The Opposite of History," an exhibit of assemblages by Susan Bacik, Linda Foster Leonhard, Deidre Prosen, Rebecka Sasich and Allison Smith, 7 p.m., University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. Continues through Feb. 17. FMI, 683-2355.


Miscellaneous

Thursday, Jan. 17

  • Banner training (finance and budget), 8:30-11:30 a.m., 206 Rollins Hall. Registration required. FMI, 683-3267.

Monday, Jan. 21

  • The university will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Tuesday, Jan. 22

  • Banner training (general student), 1-4 p.m., 206 Rollins Hall. Registration required. FMI, 683-3267.

Friday-Saturday, Jan. 25-26

  • Umoja Conference, designed to address the issues of collegiate African Americans, sponsored by the Hugo A. Owens African American Cultural Center. Dinner and entertainment begins at 6 p.m. Jan. 25, followed by breakfast, workshops and lunch the next day from 8 a.m. to noon. FMI, 683-5490. $


Sports

Thursday, Jan. 17

  • Women's basketball team vs. Hofstra, 7:35 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, Jan. 19

  • Men's basketball team vs. Virginia Commonwealth, 7:35 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $

  • Post-game reception, sponsored by the Alumni Association, Athletic Administration Building gym. FMI, 683-3097. $

Sunday, Jan. 20

  • Pre-game brunch, sponsored by the Alumni Association, 12:30 p.m., Athletic Administration Building Conference Room. FMI, 683-3097. $

  • Women's basketball team vs. Drexel, 2 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $

Friday, Jan. 25

  • ACS Systems "Meet the Stars" Banquet with Hall of Fame pitchers Warren Spahn and Bob Feller, 6:30 p.m., Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, Jan. 26

  • 25th annual Greenwich Kitchens/Old Dominion University Baseball Clinic featuring Hall of Fame pitchers Warren Spahn and Bob Feller, 9 a.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $

  • Men's basketball team vs. William & Mary, 7 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $


Deadlines

Friday, Jan. 18

  • Rosters due for intramural basketball league ($) and intramural tennis tournament, sponsored by the recreational sports department. FMI, 683-3384.