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Submit calendar notices to: Steve Daniel, 100 Koch Hall; sdaniel@odu.edu; fax: 683-5501.

The next Calendar will be dated March 12 to April 11. The deadline for submissions is noon Thursday, May 6.

Speakers
Meetings
Exhibits
Workshops
Films
Miscellaneous
Performances
Sports
Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center


Speakers
Sunday, April 11
Keith Davies, George Mason Univ., “Diazenium-diolates as Nitric Oxide Donor Compounds,” Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar Series, 3 p.m., 100 Kaufman Hall. 683-4083

Thursday, April 15
Gail-Joon Ahn, “Security,” Computer Science Seminar Series, 11 a.m., 226 Education Bldg. 683-4817

Saverio Simi de Burgis, art history lecturer, Academia di Belle Arti in Venice, slide lecture on the University Gallery exhibit, “Painting from Venice, Italy,” 12:15 p.m., 107 Diehn Center. 683-2355

Lorne Dennis, ODU, “Furosine Can Get on Your Nerves,” Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar Series, 12:30 p.m., 105 Chemistry Bldg. 683-4083

Harry W. Greene, author and researcher, “Darwin, Kant and Biodiversity” for the President’s Lecture Series, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 683-3116

Friday, April 16
Glen D. Hindes, NASA, “DSP Implementation of the Multiscale Retinex Image Enhancement Algorithm,” Computer Science Seminar Series, 2 p.m., 226 Education Bldg. 683-4817

Sunday, April 18
William Allen, East Carolina Univ., “Imidazole-based Fluorescent Sensors for Biological Anions,” Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar Series, 3 p.m., 100 Kaufman Hall. 683-4083

Tuesday, April 20
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, dean of executive programs, Yale Uni-versity, for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads luncheon, noon, Sheraton Waterside, Norfolk. 683-4058. $

Tammy Hatfield, Counseling Center, “Sex and Violence”
for National Crime Victims Rights’ Week, 12:30 p.m., Ports./Ches. Room, Webb Center. 683-4109

Anthony Bradford, Men’s Center Without Walls, “Develop-
ing Approaches to Help End Sexual Violence Against Women” for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, 3 p.m., Counseling Services, Webb Center. 683-4109

Becki Fogerty, Women’s Center, “Danger! It’s Not the Stranger in the Bushes” for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, 7 p.m., H/NN Room, Webb Center. 683-4109

Wednesday, April 21
Dianne Carmody, Lou Lombardo, Jonathan Appel, Stacy Plichta and Karen Polonko, “Victims’ Issues: Voices from ODU Faculty” for National Crime Victims’
Rights Week, 1 p.m., 1002 Constant Hall. 683-4109

Lt. Ray Greenwood, Sgt. Steven Duke, Wyndy Woods and Portsmouth Commonwealth’s Attorney Earle C. Mobley, “Victims’ Issues: Voices from the Field of Justice” for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week,
7 p.m., H/NN Room, Webb Center. 683-4109

Thursday, April 22
Mandy Busse-Gesme, The Dwelling Place; Linda Douglas, Women in Crisis of the YWCA; Winter Freeman, H.E.R. Shelter; and Grace Orsini, Samaritan House, “Victims’ Issues: Voices from Direct Services” for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, 6 p.m., 101 MGB. 683-4109

Friday, April 23
John Helms, ODU, “Photochemical Degradation of Dissolved Organic Matter: Measuring Oxidation, Remineralization and Related Indirect Processes,” Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar Series, 3 p.m., 105 Chemistry Bldg. 683-4083

Tuesday, April 27
Chen Yi, a leading Chinese composer, “Composition: The Creative Process,” 1 p.m., Diehn Composers Room, Diehn Center.

Wednesday, April 28
Lani Silver, oral historian and political activist, “The Story of Chinue Sugihara: ‘The Japanese Schindler,’” 7:30 p.m., 101 MGB. 683-3875

Wednesday, May 5
Ned Davis, founder of Ned Davis Research, an independent institutional investment research and advisory firm, for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads, noon, Sheraton Waterside Hotel, Norfolk. 683-4058. $


Meetings
Tuesday, April 13
Faculty Senate, organizational meeting, 3 p.m., Ports./Ches. Room, Webb Center. 683-3427

Tuesday, April 20
Faculty Senate, 3 p.m., Ports./Ches. Room, Webb Center. 683-3427


Films
Tuesday, April 13
“Funny Games,” for the series “New German Film: Beyond Fascism,”4:20 p.m., 104 BAL. 683-3973

Wed. & Fri., April 14 & 16
“Lord of the Rings III” Student Activities Council series, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 683-3446

Tuesday, April 20
“The Princess and the Warrior,” for the series “New German Film: Beyond Fascism,”4:20 p.m., 104 BAL. 683-3973

Wed. & Fri., April 21 & 23
“You Got Served,” Student Activities Council series, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 683-3446


Exhibits
Saturday, April 17
Reception for “Painting from Venice, Italy,” co-curated with Assunta Cuozzo, professor of modern art at the University of Venice, featuring the work of 12 Italian painters and students at the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice, 7-9 p.m., Univ. Gallery, 350 W. 21st. St., Norfolk. Exhibit runs through April 25. 683-2355

Saturday, May 1
Reception for “Governor’s School Visual Arts Students Juried Exhibition,” 5 p.m., Univ. Gallery, 350 W. 21st. St., Norfolk. Exhibit runs May 1-16. 683-2355

Through Monday, May 31
“Translations and Transformations: The Compositions of Chen Yi,” emphasizing the leading Chinese composer’s musical connection to both Chin and the U.S., Diehn Composers Room, Diehn Center.


Workshops
Tuesday, April 13
“Banner Finance and Budget,” 8:30-11:30 a.m., 206 Rollins Hall. 683-3267

Tuesday, April 20
“Banner General Student,” 8:30-11:30 a.m., 206 Rollins Hall. 683-3267

Tuesday, May 4
“Banner Basics,” 8:30-11:30 a.m., 206 Rollins Hall. 683-3267

Wednesday, May 12
“Banner Finance and Budget,” 1-4 p.m., 206 Rollins Hall. 683-3267


Miscellaneous
Monday, April 12
Friends of the ODU Library Annual Author Dinner, featuring speaker Gary Edgerton, chair of communication and theatre arts, 6 p.m., H/NN Room, Webb Center. 683-4141. $

Thursday, April 15
Charity auction/casino night to benefit the Creative Writing Program’s Writers in Community program, 7-10 p.m., Webb Center cafeteria; includes performance by bluegrass band Three Legged Back Porch Collective. 581-8231. $

Friday - Saturday, April 16-17
Relay for Life, to benefit the American Cancer Society, starts 7 p.m. Fri. and ends 9 a.m. Sat., Powhatan Field. 683-4513

Monday, April 19
Candlelight vigil, “Victims’ Issues: Voices from Victims,” with remarks by Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney Jack Doyle, for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, 6 p.m., Kaufman Mall. 683-4109

Saturday, April 24
College of Health Sciences Alumni Reunion, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 102 MGB. 683-3097

Tuesday, April 27
Last day of spring semester classes; exams are April 9 to May 6.

Thursday, April 29
2004 Image Awards program, sponsored by ODU NAACP chapter, 5:30 p.m., Multipurpose Room, Constant Center.

Order of the Engineer induction ceremony, Batten College of Engineering and Technology, 7 p.m., Kaufman Hall. 683-6446

Monday, May 3
Faculty Awards and Retirement Dinner, by invitation, 5:30 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. 683-4107

Thursday, May 6
Ribbon-cutting to open VMASC’s Battle Lab, featuring Gov. Mark Warner, 3-5 p.m., VMASC.

Friday, May 7
Senior Toast, 4 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. RSVPs requested. 683-3446

Saturday, May 8
Commencement ceremonies, 9 a.m. (Arts and Letters, Engineering and Technology and Sciences) and 3 p.m. (Business and Public Administration, Education and Health Sciences), Constant Center. 683-3442

Tuesday, May 11
28th Annual HACE Luncheon, featuring guest speaker Phil Raisor, associate professor of English and author of “Outside Shooter,” 11:45 a.m., H/NN Room, Webb Center. Reservations due May 4. 683-3269. $

Thursday, May 13
American Red Cross blood drive, sponsored by HACE, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., H/NN Room, Webb Center. 683-3594


Performances
Tuesday, April 13
ODU Guitar Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-4061

Wednesday - Sunday, April 14-18
Spring Performance Festival, short works staged by student directors, 8 p.m. Wed.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun., Stables Theatre. 683-5305. $

Thursday - Saturday, April 15-17
Spring Dance Concert, ODU Dance Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs. and Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., Wells Theatre, 110 E. Tazewell St., Norfolk. 683-4354. $

Friday, April 16
ODU Brass Choir, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-4061

Sunday, April 18
Jazz saxophonist Steve Wilson and the ODU Big Band, 4 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-4061.

Monday, April 19
Diehn Concert Series, jazz saxophonist Steve Wilson and the John Toomey Trio, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-4061. $

Wednesday, April 21
ODU Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-4061.

Friday - Sunday, April 23-25
“Mr. Aesop’s Famous Fables,” presented by PlayTime Theatre for All Ages, 7 p.m. Fri.; 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sat.; and 2:30 p.m. Sun., Stables Theatre. 683-5305. $

Saturday, April 24
Campus Chaos, annual end-of-the-year concert, Webb Center. 683-4818. $

Monday, April 26
Creo, with guest artist, clarinetist and saxophonist Henri Bok, “Music from the Netherlands,” 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-5305. $

Wednesday, April 28
Talk and concert featuring two works by Chinese composer Chen Yi: talk at 6:30 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center.


Sports
(For ticket information call 683-4444. Baseball games are at the Bud Metheny Baseball Complex.)

Wednesday, April 14
Baseball team vs. Richmond, 7 p.m. $

Saturday, April 17
ODU Recreational Sports Spring Golf Tournament, Cypress Point Country Club. Registration deadline is April 9. 683-3384. $

Friday, April 23
Third Annual Hampton Roads Alumni Golf Tournament, sponsored by the ODU Alumni Association, 11 a.m., River Front Golf Club, Suffolk. 683-3097. $

Friday - Sunday, April 23-25
Baseball team vs. William & Mary, 7 p.m. Fri., 5 p.m. Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. $

Friday - Sunday, May 14-16
Baseball team vs. Hofstra, 7 p.m. Fri., 5 p.m. Sat. and
2 p.m. Sun. $


Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center
Saturday, April 17
B.B. King and the Bobby “Blue” Band, 8 p.m., $25, $45 and $76.50

Thursday, April 29
Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam, 7:30 p.m., $20 and up

Sunday, May 9
Mother’s Day Soul Jam: the Stylistics, Bloodstone, Delfonics and Manhattans. $31 and $35.50

Saturday, May 22
k.d. lang, part of the Virginia Symphony Spotlight Series, 8 p.m., $35 and up

Sunday, May 23
P.O.D., with special guests Blindside, Hazen Street and lacuna Coil, 7 p.m., $21.50

For tickets, visit the Constant Center box office or any Ticketmaster location. Tickets can be charged by phone by calling Ticketmaster at 671-8100 or logging on to www.ticketmaster.com. For more information about these or future events, visit www.constantcenter.com or call 683-4444. (ODU basketball games at the Constant Center are listed under the Sports heading on this page.)