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Submit Calendar notices to: Steve Daniel, 100 Koch Hall; sdaniel@odu.edu. The next Calendar will be dated Feb. 10 to March 12. The deadline for submissions is noon Thursday, Feb. 2.

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


Speakers
Monday, March 13
William D. Phillips, winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in physics, “Time, Einstein and the Coolest Stuff in the Universe,” 10 a.m., Constant Center. (Phillips will lead an open forum from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Rectors Room of Webb Center.) 683-4467

Shaomin Li, professor of business administration, and Anil Nair, associate professor of business management, “India and China: Competition and Cooperation,” for the Great Decisions Lecture Series, 3 p.m., 332 BAL. 683-3923

Jeffrey Spence, president of the National Conference for Community and Justice, “Interfaith Relationships,” sponsored by the Better Understanding Club and the Institute for Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understand-ing, 7 p.m., H/NN Room, Webb Center. 683-3875

Tuesday, March 14
Luke Hillier, founder and CEO of Mythics Inc. and an ODU graduate, for the Landmark Executive-in-Resi-dence series, 12:15 p.m., 1005 Constant Hall. 683-3520

Rob Griesbach, from USDA, National Arboretum, “Biochemistry and Genetics of Anthocyanin Pigmentation,” for the Biology Lecture Series, 3 p.m., 101 MGB. 683-5057

Thursday, March 16
Philip Langlais, vice provost for graduate studies and research, “Ethics for the Next Generation,” sponsored by the Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs, 12:30 p.m., 236 BAL. 683-6509

Paul Buhle, Brown Univ. professor and author of books on left-wing politics and social movements in the United States, “Anarchists, Liberals and Libertarian Conservatives, from Haymarket to Baghdad: A Long Strange Story,” sponsored by the history dept., 12:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-3949

Tuesday, March 21
Bob Christian, East Carolina Univ., “Observing the Other Side of the Coast: The Coastal Global Terrestrial Observing System,” for the Biology Lecture Series, 3 p.m., 101 MGB. 683-5057

Wednesday, March 22
Jeffrey Bader, director of the China Initiative and senior fellow at The Brookings Institute, for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads, noon, Norfolk Marrriott Waterside Hotel. 683-4058. $

Dr. Eli Newberger, professor at Harvard Medical School and founder of the Family Development Program at Children’s Hospital in Boston, “Families and Boys: The Challenge of Strengthening Them,” sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters and In Support of Children, 7:10 p.m., 104 BAL. 683-3925

Tuesday, March 28
Alisha Pagel, “Influence of Elevated Atmospheric CO2 on Roots, Nutrients and Microbial Community Function in a Florida Scrub Oak Ecosystem,” a dissertation defense, for the Biology Lecture Series, 3 p.m., MGB (room TBA). 683-5057

Thomas Killian, Rice University, “Pushing the Envelope of Plasma Physics: Ultracold Neutral Plasmas,” for the Physics Lecture Series, 3 p.m., 200 Ocean. & Physics Bldg. 683-5057

Ed Boyle, MIT, “Geochemistry,” for the Oceanography Lecture Series, 12:30 p.m., 200 Ocean. & Physics Bldg. 683-5057

Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize winner and Holocaust survivor, the Marc and Connie Jacobson Raoul Wallenberg Humanitarian Lecture for the President’s Lecture Series, 4 p.m., Constant Center. 683-3114

Monday, April 3
Ernst Frankel, MIT, “Maritime Developments in China,” sponsored by the College of Business and Public Administration, 1005 Constant Hall. 683-3520

Wednesday, April 5
Peter Doherty, winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize in medicine, “Plagues, Pestilences and Influenza,” for Research Expo 2006, 5 p.m., Constant Center. 683-3460


Meetings
Tuesday, March 14
Faculty Senate, 3 p.m., Ports./Ches. Room, Webb Center. 683-3427

Wednesday, March 15
Assn. of Univ. Administrators, featuring President Runte, who will talk about the Strategic Plan and give a university update, noon, 219 Gornto Center. (It will be broadcast to TELETECHNET sites.) 686-6220

Friday, April 7
Board of Visitors, time and location TBA. 683-3072

Tuesday, April 11
Faculty Senate, organizational meeting, 3 p.m., Ports./Ches. Room, Webb Center. 683-3427

Wednesday, April 12
Assn. of University Administrators, to recognize the Administrator of the Year, 4 p.m., Kornblau Alumni Center. 686-6220


Performances
Thursday, March 16
Faculty recital by Leslie Stewart, with guest artist Ron Francois, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-4061

Friday, March 17
Women’s History Month Comedy Night, 6-10 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. 683-4109

Fri. to Sun., March 17-19
ODU Theatre production of “Home on the Morning Train” (recommended for children 6 and older), 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, March 18
Classical Period Piano Competition, 2 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-4061

Monday, March 20
Andrew Willis, pianist, for the Diehn Concert Series, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-5305. $

Tues., April 4 to Fri., April 14
Spring Performance Festival, the annual series of short works staged by student directors, 8 p.m. April 8 and 11-14; and 2:30 p.m. April 9, Stables Theatre. $

Wednesday, April 5
Faculty recital by vocalist Walter Swan, visiting professor of music, and pianist Charles Woodward, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-4061

Sunday, April 9
ODU Big Band with jazz guitarist John Abercrombie, 4 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-5305.

Monday, April 10
John Abercrombie, jazz guitarist, with the John Toomey Trio, for the Diehn Concert Series, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-5305. $

Wednesday, April 12
Opera workshop, featuring a performance of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera, “H.M.S. Pinafore,” 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-4061

Thurs. to Sat., April 13-15
Univ. Dance Theatre Spring Concert, 8 p.m. Thurs. and Fri.; and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sat., Roper Performing Arts Center, TCC Norfolk. 683-5305. $


Films
Wed., Fri., Sat., March 15, 17, 18
“Brokeback Mountain,” sponsored by SAC, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Wed., House of Blue, Webb Center, and
8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., MGB auditorium. 683-4818

Wed., Fri., Sat., March 22, 24, 25
“Fun with Dick and Jane,” sponsored by SAC, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Wed., House of Blue, Webb Center, and
8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., MGB auditorium. 683-4818

March 29, 31 and April 1
“King Kong,” sponsored by SAC, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Wed., House of Blue, Webb Center, and 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., MGB auditorium. 683-4818

Sunday to Saturday, April 2-8
ODU Film and Video Festival, “The Last Days of Cinema? Film in the Age of Digital Media” (see story on Page 4). 683-3973

Wed., Fri., Sat., April 12, 14, 15
“Glory Road,” sponsored by SAC, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Wed., House of Blue, Webb Center, and 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., MGB auditorium. 683-4818


Miscellaneous
Wednesday, March 15
Panel discussion among administrators and students, “Crime and Safety at Old Dominion University: Do We Have a Problem?” sponsored by Theta Chi fraternity and Multicultural Student Services, 7 p.m., H/NN Room, Webb Center. 683-4406

Tuesday, March 28
Feminist Activist Fair, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Webb Center. 683-3823

Wednesday, March 29
Friends of the ODU Library Author Dinner, featuring Paul Rasor, director, Center for the Study of Religious Freedom at Virginia Wesleyan College, who will speak on “Faith, Freedom and the First Amendment: A Liberal Perspective,” 6 p.m. reception, 6:30 p.m. dinner/program. Reservations due March 22. 683-4141. $

Saturday, April 1
Golf tournament, sponsored by recreational sports dept., 10 a.m., Lambert’s Point Golf Club. Registration deadlines are March 15 and March 22. 683-3384. $

Wednesday, April 5
Global Challenges, Local Solutions: Research Expo 2006, noon to 7:30 p.m., Constant Center. 683-3460

Fri., April 7 to Sat., April 8
Relay for Life, to support the American Cancer Society, 7 p.m. Fri. to 7 a.m. Sat., Webb Center. kwils026@odu.edu

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

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


Exhibits
Through Friday, March 31
“Women in Jazz: Women’s Contribution to America’s Original Art Form,” Diehn Composers Room, Diehn Center. 683-4175

Saturday, March 18
Reception for “Consumed,” graduate thesis show by Anna Velkoff Freeman, 7 p.m., Univ. Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. Exhibit continues to April 9. 683-2355

Saturday, April 15
Reception for an exhibition of paintings, prints and clay sculptures by Norfolk artist Lorraine Fink, 7 p.m., Univ. Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. Exhibit continues to May 18. 683-2355


Workshops
Tuesday, March 14
“Faculty Web Site Series: Dreamweaver - Getting Started,” sponsored by CLT, 9 a.m. to noon, 411 Gornto. 683-5485

“Teachers on Teaching: Learning Through Teaching,” sponsored by CLT, 12:15-1:30 p.m., Kornblau Alumni Center. 683-5485

Wednesday, March 15
“Getting to Know Your Students: Using Blackboard Tracking Tools,” sponsored by CLT, 1:30-4:30 p.m., 411 Gornto. 683-5485

Thursday, March 16
“Introduction to SPSS,” sponsored by CLT, 9 a.m. to noon, 411 Gornto. 683-5485

“Getting Started with PowerPoint,” sponsored by CLT, 1:30-4:30 p.m., 411 Gornto. 683-5485


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

Fri., Sat. & Sun., March 10-12
Baseball team vs. GMU, 7 p.m., 5 p.m., 2 p.m. $

Tues. & Wed., March 14-15
Baseball team vs. Radford, 7 p.m., 7 p.m. $

Sun. & Tues., March 19 & 21
NCAA women’s basketball 1st and 2nd rounds (four games Sun., two games Tues.), noon, Constant Center. $

Fri., Sat. & Sun., March 24-26
Baseball team vs. W&M, 7 p.m., 5 p.m., 2 p.m. $

Wednesday, March 29
Baseball team vs. Maryland, 7 p.m. $

Fri.-Sun., March 31, April 1-2
Baseball team vs. JMU, 7 p.m., 5 p.m., 2 p.m. $

Tuesday, April 4
Baseball team vs. Norfolk Tides, 7:15 p.m., Harbor Park, Norfolk. $

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


Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center
Thurs. - Sun., April 6-9
Clifford the Big Red Dog Live, 10:30 a.m. Thurs.; 7 p.m. Fri.; 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun., $12 to $30.

Tuesday, April 11
Coheed and Cambria with Avenged Sevenfold, 7 p.m., $25 in advance, $27 at the door.

Saturday, April 15
R. Kelly, 8 p.m., $42.50 and $54.50.

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

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