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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 Sept. 17 to Oct. 17. The deadline for submissions is noon Thursday, Sept. 9.

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


Speakers
Tuesday, Sept. 13
Bethany McLean, senior writer for Fortune magazine and co-author of “The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron,” for the Landmark Executive-in-Residence speaker series, 12:30 p.m., 1002 Constant Hall. 683-3319


Meetings
Friday, Sept. 9
Board of Visitors: committee meetings at 8:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m., and full board at 1:30 p.m., Webb Center Board Room. 683-3072.


Conferences
Fri. - Sat., Sept. 16-17
Coastal Plain Native Plant Conference, with keynote address by Larry Early, author of the book “Looking for Longleaf,” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16, 1005 Constant Hall (the talk is free, but there is a fee for the conference). Cosponsored by Norfolk Botanical Garden and the Hampton Roads chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society. 441-5838. $


Workshops
(The following faculty workshops are offered by the Center for Learning Technologies. FMI: 683-3172.)

Wednesday, Sept. 7
“Getting Started with Blackboard,” 9 a.m. to noon.

Friday, Sept. 9
“Getting to Know Your Computer: Hardware Basics, Managing, Organizing, Archiving and Organizing Your Files,” 9 a.m. to noon.

Tues. & Wed., Sept. 6 & 8
“Faculty Website Series,” 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sept. 6; 9-10 a.m. Sept. 8.

Wednesday, Sept. 14
“Making the Transition from F2F to Online Teaching,” 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 16
“Teaching on Television: TELETECHNET TA Orientation,” 1-3 p.m.


Miscellaneous
Friday, Aug. 26
Women’s Center open house, Webb Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 683-4109

Sunday, Aug. 28
Perry Library’s five-part reading and discussion series, “Let’s Talk About It: Jewish Literature – Identity and Imagination,” opens with a discussion of Isaac Bashevis Singer’s “Satan in Goray,” led by David Metzger, professor of English and coordinator of Jewish studies, 2-4 p.m., 151 Perry Library. Seating is limited and registration required. 683-4141

Freshman Convocation, featuring motivational speaker Sam Glenn, 4 p.m., Constant Center (faculty should arrive at the Big Blue room by 3:30 p.m.). 683-3446

Wednesday, Aug. 31
Opening of the Emergency Management Training, Analysis and Simulation Center at ODU’s Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, by Gov. Mark Warner, 1:30 p.m., VMASC. 686-6200

Ice cream social to mark David Hager’s return to the classroom, 4-5 p.m., River Rooms, Webb Center.

Thursday, Sept. 1
Job Fair, sponsored by the Career Management Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Mall, Webb Center. 683-4957

Tuesday, Sept. 6 & 13
“Information Search Techniques” for the library catalog, journal article databases and the Web, part of Perry Library’s Surf & Turf series, 12:30 p.m., lobby, Perry Library. 683-4178

Thursday, Sept. 8
Main Street, the annual student organizations and volunteer fair, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kaufman Mall.
683-3446

Returning Women’s Reception, sponsored by the Women’s Center, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Chesapeake Room, Webb Center. 683-4109.

Thursday, Sept. 8 & 15
Library tours, part of Perry Library’s Surf & Turf series, 12:30 p.m., lobby, Perry Library. 683-4178

Sunday, Sept. 11
Part two of the series, “Let’s Talk About It: Jewish Literature – Identity and Imagination,” featuring a discussion of “The Dybbuks” by S. Ansky, led by David Metzger, professor of English and coordinator of Jewish studies, 2-4 p.m., 151 Perry Library. Seating is limited and registration required. 683-4141

Thursday, Sept. 15
ODU 75th Anniversary kickoff celebration, 12:30 p.m., Kaufman Mall. 683-3114


Exhibits
Saturday, Aug. 27
Reception for “‘Lost’ Communities of Virginia,” a photographic exhibit featuring 22 prints by Kirsten Sparenborg (a project of the Community Design Assistance Center, an outreach center in Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture and Urban Studies), 7 p.m., University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. Exhibit continues through Sept. 25. 683-2


Films
Saturday, Aug. 27
Outdoor movie, “The Longest Yard,” sponsored by Student Activities and Leadership (OSAL), 8:30 p.m., Kaufman Mall. 683-3446

Aug. 31, Sept. 2 & 3
“The Interpreter,” sponsored by OSAL, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 683-3446

Sept. 7, 9 & 10
“Madagascar,” sponsored by OSAL, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 683-3446

Tuesday, Sept. 7 & 14
Latin American Studies Program Film Series, “Culture, History, Politics and Social Change, 7:10 p.m., 1048 Constant Hall. Tuesdays through Dec. 7. 683-3988

Sept. 14, 16 & 17
“Honeymooners,” sponsored by OSAL, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 683-3446


Sports
(Listings are for home games only. For ticket information call 683-4444.)

Friday, Aug. 26
Women’s soccer team vs. Radford, 7 p.m. $

Saturday, Aug. 27
Field hockey team vs. Penn State, 1 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 28
Field hockey team vs. American, 2 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 30
Fifth Annual Hoops Club Golf Tournament, noon, Bayville Golf Club. 683-5696. $

Thursday, Sept. 1
Men’s soccer team vs. N.C. State, 7 p.m. $

Saturday, Sept. 3
Field hockey team vs. Virginia, 1 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 4
Field hockey team vs. Maryland, 1 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 9
Men’s soccer team vs. Rhode Island, part of Stihl Classic, 7 p.m. $

Sunday, Sept. 11
Men’s soccer team vs. Clemson, part of Stihl Classic, 2:30 p.m. $

Wednesday, Sept. 14
Men’s soccer team vs. Elon, 7 p.m. $

Friday, Sept. 16
Women’s soccer team vs. William & Mary, 7 p.m. $


Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center
Sunday, Sept. 4
American Idols Live, 7 p.m., $46.50 and $36.50.

Thursday, Oct. 20
Drew Carey and the Improv All-Stars, 7:30 p.m., $56.50, $37 and $21.50 (ODU student price).

Saturday, Oct. 22
Royal Lipizzaner Stallions, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., $29, $24, $21.

(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. )