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; FAX 683-5501. The next Calendar will be dated Dec. 7 to Jan. 13. The deadline for submission of events is noon Thursday, Nov. 29.


Friday, Nov. 16

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar Series, 3 p.m., 224 Kaufman Hall. FMI, 683-3741.

Sunday, Nov. 18

  • Friends of the Library Forum, "Impact of the Computer Revolution" with Clovia Hamilton, director of intellectual property and research compliance, and Stephen Medvic, assistant professor of political science, 3 p.m., 151 Perry Library. FMI, 683-4141.

Monday, Nov. 20

  • Rudolph Wilson, nationally known expert on redistricting and Census 2000 isues, "Census 2000 and Redistricting in the Commonwealth of Virginia" for the George Teamoh Colloquium Series, presented by the Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, 3 p.m., Burgess Room, Batten Arts and Letters Building. FMI, 683-5586.

Friday, Nov. 30

  • Robert Biard, LEOS Distinguished Lecturer for Honeywell Sensing and Control, "The Invention of the LED" for the Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar Series, 3 p.m., 224 Kaufman Hall. FMI, 683-3741.

Thursday, Nov. 29

  • Sylvia Earle, "Sustainable Seas - The Vision, The Reality" for the President's Lecture Series, 8 p.m., Mills Godwin Jr. Life Sciences Building Auditorium. FMI, 683-3114.

Monday, Dec. 3

  • James Procter Brown, a professor at Norfolk State University, "Early Civilizations, Including Egypt, and Their Effect on Life Today" for the Norfolk Roundtable, 6-7 p.m., Virginia Rice Webb Room, Webb Center. FMI, 423-4326.


Friday, Nov. 16

  • Association of University Administrators, brown bag lunch meeting, noon to 1:30 p.m., Newport News Room, Webb Center. FMI, 683-4401.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

  • Institutional Review Board, 2-4 p.m., President's Board Room, Koch Hall. FMI, 683-6028.

  • Annual meeting for classified and hourly staff, featuring address by President Roseann Runte on the state of the university, 3 p.m., Hampton/Newport News Room, Webb Center. Awards for Customer Relations Empoyee and Department of the Year also will be presented. FMI, 683-3159.


Friday-Saturday, Nov. 16-17

  • University Dance Theatre Concert, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, University Theatre. FMI, 683-4354. $

Nov. 17-18, 27-30, Dec. 1-2

  • University Theatre, "The Laramie Project," by Moises Kaufman, directed by Erlene Hendrix, 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Stables Theatre. FMI, 683-5305. $

Monday, Nov. 19

  • F. Ludwig Diehn Concert Series, jazz vocalist Rene Marie with the John Toomey Trio, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-3020.

Monday, Nov. 26

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

Thursday, Nov. 29

  • University Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dennis Zeisler, 7:30 p.m., University Theatre. FMI, 683-4061.

Monday, Dec. 3

  • F. Ludwig Diehn Residency Series, University Contemporary Music Ensemble under the direction of Andrey Kasparov, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-3020.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

  • University String Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-4061.

Thursday, Dec. 6

  • University Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-4061.


Monday, Nov. 26

  • "Funny Games," a 1997 film by Michael Haneke, winner of best director honors at the 1997 Chicago International Film Festival, for the film series "Insiders and Outsiders: New German Film," 7 p.m., 104 Batten Arts and Letters Building. FMI, 683-3973.


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.


Saturday, Nov. 17

  • Opening reception for the thesis exhibition for Shannon Lepow, 2-5 p.m., Beach Gallery, 315 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach. Exhibit continues through Nov. 30. FMI, 428-3726.

  • Opening reception for "Working Between the Lines," the thesis exhibition for Danielle Smith-Llera, 7 p.m., University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. Exhibit continues through Nov. 25. FMI, 683-2355.

Saturday, Dec. 1

  • Opening reception for "The Blue Square and the Bed," the thesis exhibition for Jenna Oke, 7 p.m., University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. Exhibit continues through Dec. 9. FMI, 683-2355.


Tuesday, Nov. 20

  • Influenza Vaccine Clinic, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., South Mall, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3132. $

Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 21-23

  • Thanksgiving holiday. The university will close at noon Wednesday, Nov. 21, and remain closed Nov. 22-23.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

  • Turkey Trot, sponsored by the Recreational Sports Dept., 5 p.m., Foreman Field. Deadline to enter is Nov. 26. (This event was rescheduled from Nov. 13.). FMI, 683-3384.

  • "Major in Success," for students, presented by Patrick Combs, author of "Major in Success: Make College Easier, Fire Up Your Dreams and Get a Very Cool Job," 7 p.m., 117 Gornto Center. FMI, 683-5914.

Wednesday, Nov. 28

  • National Depression Screening Day, offering students a free anonymous depression screening inventory and discussion of their results with a mental health professional, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1526 Webb Center. Sponsored by the Office of Counseling Services. FMI, 683-4401.

  • Holiday refreshments with President Roseann Runte and university vice presidents, 3:30-5 p.m., Webb Center lobby. FMI, 683-3097.

  • Old Dominion University Illumination, 5 p.m., Kaufman Mall. FMI, 683-3097. (Please bring a canned food to exchange for a candle; the food will be donated to the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia.)

  • President Emeritus Alfred B. Rollins Jr., reading from his reissued book, "Roosevelt and Howe," 7 p.m., Prince Books, downtown Norfolk.

Friday-Saturday, Nov. 30-Dec. 1

  • Madrigal Banquet, a complete dinner and entertainment by the Old Dominion Madrigal Singers and Collegium Musicum under the direction of Lee Teply, 6:30 p.m., Diehn Center. FMI, 683-4061. $

Saturday, Dec. 1

  • "Return to College Day," 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Mall, Webb Center. FMI, 683-6388 or

Wednesday, Dec. 5

  • "The War on Terrorism," a national town meeting/videoconference sponsored by Old Dominion and the World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads, featuring Marc Grossman, U.S. undersecretary of state for political affairs, 6:30 p.m., Gornto Center. Reservations due noon Nov. 30. FMI, 683-5195 or


Friday, Nov. 16

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

Friday-Sunday, Nov. 16-18

  • Collegiate Singlehanded Sailing National Championships, time TBA, Sailing Center. FMI, 683-3372.

  • Men's soccer team at CAA Tournament, Virginia Beach Sportsplex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, Nov. 24

  • Men's basketball team vs. Virginia Tech, 7:35 p.m., Scope (Baskets for Books game). FMI, 683-4444. $

Monday, Nov. 26

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

Saturday, Dec. 1

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

Wednesday, Dec. 5

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

Sunday, Dec. 2

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

Thursday, Dec. 6

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


Friday, Nov. 16

  • Open enrollment for CIGNA's long-term disability and personal accident insurance ends today. FMI, 683-3051.

  • Proposals due for spring undergraduate research program conducted by the Honors College. FMI, 683-4865.

Monday, Nov. 19

  • Food and monetary donations due at 8:30 a.m. for the HACE Thanksgiving food drive. FMI, 683-3093.

Friday, Nov. 30

  • Open enrollment for Flexible Reimbursement Accounts (dependent care and medical) ends today. FMI, 683-3051.