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Submit Calendar notices to: Steve Daniel, 100 Koch Hall; sdaniel@odu.edu. The next Calendar will be dated May 12 to June 11. The deadline for submissions is noon Thursday, May 4.

Speakers
Meetings
Performances
Symposia
Films
Miscellaneous

Exhibits

Sports
Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center


Speakers
Saturday, April 15
Art W. Moye Jr., executive vice president of the Hampton Roads Maritime Association, “Future of Hampton Roads Ports,” sponsored by Town-N-Gown, 2 p.m., 1005 Constant Hall. 423-3765

Tuesday, April 18
Sarah Mathews, Harvard University, “Phytochrome Evolution in the Parasitic Plant Family Oroban-chaceae,” for the Biology Lecture Series, 3 p.m., 101 MGB. 683-5057

Michael V. Hernandez, professor of law at Regent University, “Natural Law and the Preservation of Life,” sponsored by ODU Students4Life, 6 p.m., Potomac/York River Room, Webb Center. 683-3941

Thursday, April 20
Ray Ban, from the Weather Channel, “Meteorology,” for the Oceanography Lecture Series, 3 p.m., 200 MGB. 683-5057

Tuesday, April 25
Bob Steneck, University of Maine, “Managing for Resilience on Coral Reefs: Linking Complex Social and Ecological Systems,” for the Biology Lecture Series, 3 p.m., 101 MGB. 683-5057

Wednesday, April 26
William Starbuck, ITT professor of creative management, New York University’s Stern School of Business, for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads, noon, Norfolk Marriott Waterside Hotel. 683-4058. $


Meetings
Tuesday, April 18
Faculty Senate, 3 p.m., Ports./Ches. Room, Webb Center. 683-3427


Performances
Friday, April 14
Spring Performance Festival, the annual series of short works staged by student directors, 8 p.m., Stables Theatre. 683-5305. $

Fri. and Sat., April 14 & 15
Univ. Dance Theatre Spring Concert, 8 p.m. Fri., and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sat., Roper Performing Arts Center, TCC Norfolk. 683-5305. $

Wednesday, April 19
Performances by the ODU Wind Ensemble and by students from the dance and theater programs, for Arts on the Way, sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters, 6-7:30 p.m., 44th St. and Monarch Way. 683-3020

ODU Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-4061

Sunday, April 23
ODU Wind Ensemble, 3 p.m., Diehn Center atrium. 683-4061

Mon. & Tues., April 24 & 25
Creo, ODU’s contemporary-music ensemble, presents Tom Johnson's “The Four Note Opera,” for the Diehn Concert Series, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-5305. $

Wednesday, April 26
Mime performance and performance art pieces by students in the Governor’s School for the Arts, for Arts on the Way, sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters, 6-7:30 p.m., 44th St. and Monarch Way. 683-3020


Symposia
Tuesday, April 18
Faculty Senate, 3 p.m., Ports./Ches. Room, Webb Center. 683-3427


Films
Fri. & Sat., April 14 & 15
“Glory Road,” sponsored by SAC, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-4818


Miscellaneous
Friday, April 14
Baseball tailgate party, 5 p.m., Bud Metheny Field. 683-4818

Fri., April 14 to Mon., May 15
Health and Flexible Benefits Open Enrollment. 683-4760

Saturday, April 15
Monarch 5K Run/Walk and Adventure Challenge, 9 a.m., Lot 57 (Powhatan Ave. and 48th St.). 683-3384. $

Wednesday, April 19
Poetry reading by ODU’s Renee Olander and Matilda Cox, for the National Poetry Month reading series,
7 p.m., Va. Beach Center. 368-4100

Thursday, April 20
“Spirit Day 2006: A Pawprint in Time,” featuring the dedication of ODU’s 75th anniversary time capsule,
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kaufman Mall. 683-5759

Friday, April 21
Earth Day/open house, sponsored by the ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences and physics departments,
11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ocean. & Physics Bldg. 683-5057

Saturday, April 22
ODU Alumni Day at Busch Gardens, open to the campus community. 683-3097. $

Monday, April 24
Big Blue Barbecue, featuring current and former Monarch basketball players and coaches, 5-8 p.m., Constant Center lawn, Monarch Way. 683-5484. $

Wednesday, April 26
Poetry reading by Jon Pineda and ODU’s Luisa Igloria, for the National Poetry Month reading series, 7 p.m., Va. Beach Center. 368-4100

Friday, April 28
Alumni Assn. 5th Annual Golf Tournament, open to the campus community, 1 p.m., Riverfront Golf Club, Suffolk. Reservations due April 21. 683-5433. $

Tuesday, May 2
Faculty Awards Dinner (by invitation), 5:30 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. 683-5759

Thursday, May 4
Student Awards Dinner (by invitation), 5:30 p.m., H/NN Room, Webb Center. 683-5759

Friday, May 5
ODU Senior Breakfast, 8:30 a.m., Constant Center, sponsored by the Alumni Assn. and ODU Credit Union. Reservations due April 27. 683-3097. $ (for guests)

Saturday, May 6
Commencement, 9 a.m. (for colleges of Arts & Letters, Engineering & Technology and Sciences) and 2 p.m. (for colleges of Business & Public Administration, Education and Health Sciences), Constant Center. 683-3442

Tuesday, May 9
Hourly and Classified Employees Association (HACE) annual luncheon, featuring a talk by Robert Ash, eminent scholar of aerospace engineering, on “Prospects of Human Travel to Mars,” and the installation of officers for 2006-07, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., River Rooms, Webb Center. Reservations due May 2. 683-3131. $


Exhibits
Saturday, April 15
Reception for an exhibition of paintings, prints and clay sculptures by Norfolk artist Lorraine Fink, including a performance by the Tidewater Classical Guitar Orchestra, 7 p.m., Univ. Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. Exhibit continues through May 28. 683-2355

Thursday, April 20
Reception for “The Form Remains,” a senior show of sculptural jewelry by Tiara Dimond, a final requirement for graduation with a B.F.A. degree in studio art, 5 p.m., Tanner’s Creek Garden Center and Cafe, 140 LaValette Ave. Riverview, Norfolk. Exhibit continues through April 27. 470-1202

Friday, April 21
Reception for a senior show of photographic works by Heather Blackmore, a final requirement for graduation with a B.F.A. degree in studio art, 7 p.m., Elliot’s Fair Grounds, 806 Baldwin Ave. (2nd floor), Norfolk. Exhibit continues through May 4. hblackmr@hotmail.com

Sunday, May 14
Reception for the Governor’s School for the Arts’ Visual Arts Dept. Juried Student Exhibition, 5 p.m., Univ. Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. Exhibit continues through May 28. 683-2355
Friday, Feb. 17


Sports
(Listings are for home games only. For tickets call 683-4444 or visit www.odusports.com.)

Fri., Sat. & Sun., April 14-16
Baseball team vs. Northeastern, 7 p.m., 5 p.m. and 11 a.m. $Sunday, Feb. 26

Fri., Sat. & Sun., May 5-7
Baseball team vs. VCU, 7 p.m., 5 p.m. and 2 p.m. $

Tuesday, May 9
Baseball team vs. Richmond, 7 p.m. $

Tuesday, May 16
Baseball team vs. Virginia, 6 p.m. $


Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center
Saturday, April 15
R. Kelly, 8 p.m., $42.50 and $54.50.

Wednesday, May 3
Fall Out Boy, 6:30 p.m., $27.

Sunday, May 21
Raven, 4 p.m., $22, $27 and $37.

For tickets, visit the Constant Center box office, log on to www.constantcenter.com or call 888-411-4TED.