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

The next Calendar will be dated Jan. 17 to Feb. 16. The deadline for submission of events is noon
Thursday, Jan. 9.

Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center

Monday, Dec. 9
Henry Aaron, senior fellow of the Brookings Institute, for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads, noon to 1:30 p.m., Sheraton Waterside Hotel, Norfolk. 683-4058. $

Wednesday, Jan. 15
Mark Zandi, economist for Regional Financial Association, and ODU professors Vinod Agarwal, Mohammad Najand and Gil Yochum, the Economic Outlook Conference and Luncheon presentation for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads, noon to 2 p.m.,
Sheraton Waterside Hotel, Norfolk. 683-4058. $

Tuesday, Dec. 10
Town-N-Gown board of directors, 9 a.m., Virginia Rice Webb Room, Webb Center. 483-2361

Friday, Dec. 13
Board of Visitors, 1:45 p.m., Board Room, Webb Center. (For information on the board’s Dec. 12 and 13 committee meetings, see Page 2.) 683-3072.

Institutional Review Board, 1:30 p.m., Hughes Hall conference room. 683-6028

Saturday, Nov. 23
“Term Paper Triage,” a workshop for students who are having difficulty with research paper assignments, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 163 Perry Library. 683-4185

Fri.-Sat., Dec. 6-7
Madrigal Banquet, “The Music of Spain and South America,” featuring a full meal with concert by the madrigal Singers and Collegium Musicum, 6:30 p.m., Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center Atrium. 683-3020 (tickets: 683-5305). $

Sunday, Dec. 8
Town-N-Gown Holiday Reception, 3-5 p.m., River Rooms, Webb Center. 484-5032 or 683-3159

Wednesday, Dec. 11
The Hourly and Classified Employees Association’s annual “Spirit of the Holidays” party, time TBA, Hampton/Newport News Room, Webb Center.

Friday, Dec. 13
Senior Breakfast for December graduates, sponsored by the Alumni Association, 8:30-10 a.m., south cafeteria, Webb Center. 683-3097

Association of University Administrators holiday social, noon to 1 p.m., Virginia Rice Webb Room.

Senior Toast for December graduates, family members, friends and fellow students, 4-6 p.m., north cafeteria, Webb Center. RSVP required: 683-3446

Saturday, Dec. 14
Student awards brunch, 11:30 a.m., Webb Center.

Sunday, Dec. 15
Commencement, with address by Steve Coll, managing editor of The Washington Post, 1:30 p.m., Ted Constant Convocation Center.

Mon., Dec. 23 to Wed., Jan. 1
University closed for holidays.

Thurs. & Fri., Jan. 9 & 10
Get-acquainted (or reacquainted) sessions for faculty and graduate teaching assistants at the library, including a presentation on resources and services, and tours: 2-3 p.m. Jan. 9 and 9-10 a.m. Jan. 10, 151 Perry Library. 683-4185 or

Saturday, Jan. 11
Spring semester classes begin.

Saturday, Dec. 7
Swimming and diving meet with George Washington and Drexel, 11 a.m., Scrap Chandler Pool, Health and Physical Education Building. 683-4444.

Men’s basketball team vs. East Carolina, 7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Saturday, Dec. 14
Men’s basketball team vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore,
7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Friday, Dec. 20
Men’s basketball team vs. Dayton, 7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Saturday, Dec. 21
Women’s basketball team vs. Virginia Tech, 2 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Monday, Dec. 30
Women’s basketball team vs. North Carolina State,
7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Thursday, Jan. 2
Men’s basketball team vs. Towson, time TBA, Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Friday, Jan. 3
Women’s basketball team vs. UNC-Wilmington, time TBA, Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Tuesday, Jan. 7
Women’s basketball team vs. Tennessee, 7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Saturday, Jan. 11
Men’s basketball team vs. William & Mary, 4 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Wednesday, Jan. 15
Men’s basketball team vs. Delaware, 7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Thursday, Jan. 16
Women’s basketball team vs. James Madison, 7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center
Friday, Dec. 6
96 X Electric X-Mas, featuring Hoobastank, Unwritten Law, The Mighty, Mighty Bosstones, Sparta & OK GO, 8 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 12
“Christmas Shoes Tour,” featuring Christian music superstars NewSong, Mark Schultz, Freddie Colloca, Brother’s Keeper and Ginny Owens, 7 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 13
WWE Wrestling, “Tour of Defiance,” 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 17
Country music superstar Jo Dee Messina, “Christmas Gift Concert,” 8 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 27
“Friday After Next” comedy show, featuring Mike Epps, John Witherspoon, Don “DC” Curry and Katt Williams, 8 p.m.

For tickets to any of these events, visit the Constant Center box office or any Ticketmaster location. Tickets can also be charged by phone by calling Ticketmaster at 671-8100, or by logging on to For more information about these or future events, visit the Constant Center Web site at or call 683-4444. ODU-sponsored games and events at the Constant Center through Jan. 16 are listed in the main calendar on this page.