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


Speakers
Monday, April 14
Kevin Speer, Florida State University, for the CCPO Seminar Series, 3:30 p.m., 3200 Research Bldg I.
683-5548

Tuesday, April 22
David Wagner, author of “Caterpillars of Eastern North America,” 6 p.m., Spong Hall.

Kim Phuc, the subject of a Pulitzer Prize-winning photo from the Vietnam War and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Culture and Peace, for the Marc and Connie Jacobson Raoul Wallenberg Humanitarian Lecture Series, 7:30 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3114

Tuesday, May 13
Jay Bolin, research assistant professor, biological sciences, “Island Madagascar: Parasitic Plants and Other Unusual Species,” for the Twilight Botanical Lecturer Series, 7 p.m., Rose Garden Hall, Norfolk Botanical Garden. 683-3595


Meetings
Friday, April 11
Board of Visitors, time TBA, Board Room, Webb Ctr. 683-3072

Tuesday, April 15
Faculty Senate, 3 p.m., Ports./Ches. Room, Webb Ctr. (For results of previous meetings, visit www.odu.edu/ao/facultysenate.) 683-3427

Wednesday, April 16
Association of University Administrators, end-of-year social, time and location TBA. 683-6548


Conferences
“Fri. & Sat., April 11-12
“Improving Functional Outcomes for Amputees: A Collaborative Approach,” sponsored by School of Physical Therapy, Sheraton Waterside Hotel, Norfolk. 784-7786. $

Friday, April 18
“Service Learning and Civic Engagement in Hampton Roads: A Higher Education and Community Partnership,” sponsored by the Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Hilton Norfolk Airport. 683-3183. $

Wed. & Thurs., May 14-15
Eastern Virginia Energy Conservation Conference, coordinated by the Virginia Applied Technology and Professional Development Ctr., Constant Ctr. 683-5479. $


Workshops
Tues. & Wed., April 15 & 16
Blackboard Sprint,” overview for faculty and TAs, Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1:30-3:30 p.m.,
411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Thursday, April 17
Third Thursday, “Exploring Collaboration with Web 2.0 Services,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies,
12:30-1:30 p.m., 422 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Friday, April 18
“Podcasting with ODU on iTunes U,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172


Performances
Fri., April 11 - Sat., April 19
“ODU Theatre: 10 for 10”: the directors have 10 days to rehearse, the designers have 10 days to build, the actors have 10 minutes to perform, and the audience has 10 plays to watch, 8 p.m. April 11-12, 17-19, and 2:30 p.m. April 12 and 19, Stables Theatre. 683-5305. $

Sunday, April 13
Memorial concert for John Davye, professor emeritus of music who died in November 2007, 4 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-4061

Thurs. to Sat., April 17-19
Univ. Dance Theatre Spring Concert, 8 p.m. April 17-18, and 2 and 8 p.m. April 19, Univ. Theatre. 683-5305. $

Wednesday, April 23
ODU Wind Ensemble, directed by Dennis Zeisler, 7:30 p.m., Univ. Theatre. 683-4061

Friday, April 25
ODU Symphony Orchestra, directed by Lucy Manning, featuring an all-Russian program with Andrey Kasparov performing the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, 7:30 p.m., Univ. Theatre. 683-4061

Sunday, April 27
Jazz saxophonist Scott Robinson, with the ODU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Choir, 4 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-4061

Monday, April 28
Diehn Concert Series: Jazz saxophonist Scott Robinson with the John Toomey Trio, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-5305. $


Exhibitions
Saturday, April 12
“ODU Art Students’ Juried Exhibition,” 7 p.m., opening reception, Gordon Galleries. Exhibit continues through May 11. 683-6271

Saturday, May 17
“Governor’s School for the Arts Juried Visual Arts Student Exhibition,” 7 p.m., opening reception, Gordon Galleries. Exhibit continues through June 22. 683-6271

Through Summer 2008
“Collective Wisdom,” featuring a portion of the Baron and Ellin Gordon self-taught American folk art collection, Gordon Galleries. 683-6271


Films
Fri. & Sat., April 11 & 12
“The Kite Runner,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446

Wed., Fri., Sat., April 16, 18, 19
“Sweeney Todd,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446

Thursday, April 17
“City of God,” for the Peacemaking & Community Film Festival, 7:15 p.m., 244 Va. Beach Ctr. 368-4100

Wednesday, April 23
“National Treasure 2,” drive-in movie sponsored by Student Activities Council, location TBA. 683-3446


Miscellaneous
Friday, April 11
“Wicca & Kabbalah: New Age Spiritualities,” cultural matinee sponsored by foreign languages and literatures, featuring Drema Baker, Wiccan high priestess, speaking on “Wicca in Broad Strokes,” and Rabbi Michael Panitz speaking on “Kabbalah: While Standing on One Foot,” 3-5 p.m., 1012 BAL. 683-3973

Saturday, April 12
International Festival, with exhibits and activities featuring cuisine, music, dance, folklore and other cultural traditions from nearly 30 countries, including an International Children’s Village for ages 5-12, 11 a.m. to
6 p.m., Kaufman Mall. 683-4406

Tuesday, April 15
Book signing: ODU faculty Gary Edgerton and Jeff Jones, “The Essential HBO Reader,” noon, Univ. Village Bookstore. 423-2308

Poetry reading by Gray Jacobik, author of the award-winning collections “Brave Disguises,” “The Surface of Last Scattering” and “The Double Task,” 12:30 p.m., Lecture Hall 244, Va. Beach Ctr. 368-4100

Thursday, April 17
Mural unveiling and reception, by Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Virginia Young Artists in conjunction with ODU art education students, 2-4 p.m., South Rosemont Youth Library, Buckner and Rosemont Road, Va. Beach. 368-4100

Va. Beach Higher Education Ctr. academic open house and art collection reception, 5-7 p.m. 368-4100

Fri. - Sat., April 18-19
Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. 683-3065

Sunday, April 20
“Taste of India” festival, featuring music, dance, Indian food, exhibitions and vendor booths, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Constant Ctr. www.tasteofindiahr.org

Monday, April 21
Adopt-A-Stream cleanups along the Elizabeth and Lafayette rivers. 683-4495

Tuesday, April 22
Earth Day celebration, highlighting ODU’s on-campus environmental projects, research and initiatives, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Kaufman Mall. 683-4495

Book signing: Kim Phuc, “The Girl in the Picture,” following her 7 p.m. talk for the Wallenberg Lecture Series, Univ. Village Bookstore. 423-2308

Book signing: David Wagner, “Caterpillars of Eastern North America,” following his 6 p.m. lecture in Spong Hall, Univ. Village Bookstore. 423-2308

Thursday, April 24
Book signing: ODU faculty Lawrence Weinstein and John Adam, “Guesstimation: Solving the World’s Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin,” noon to 2 p.m., Univ. Village Bookstore. 423-2308

Friday, April 25
Faculty Wives and Friends spring luncheon, with guest speaker Janine Latus, New York Times bestselling author of “If I Am Missing or Dead,” tamarahai@yahoo.com

Saturday, April 26
Big Blue Club Baseball Tailgate, sponsored by Alumni Assn.: tailgate (cookout with cash bar) starts at 3 p.m., game vs. Northeastern starts at 4 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. RSVP by April 21. 683-6961. $

Monday, May 5
Farewell reception and program honoring President Roseann Runte, for faculty and staff, 4-6 p.m., Big Blue Room, Constant Ctr. RSVPs due April 24. 683-3116

Friday, May 9
Senior Toast for graduating seniors, 4-5:30 p.m., north cafeteria, Webb Ctr. 683-3446

Saturday, May 10
Commencement, 9 a.m. for colleges of Business and Public Admin., Education and Sciences, and 2 p.m. for colleges of Arts & Letters, Engineering and Technology and Health Sciences, Constant Ctr. 683-6797

Wednesday, May 14
Hourly and Classified Employees Association luncheon, featuring football coach Bobby Wilder as guest speaker, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., H/NN Room, Webb Ctr. Reservations due May 9. 683-3269. $


Sports
For tickets call 683-4444 or visit www.odusports.com.

Wednesday, April 23
Baseball team vs. Liberty, 6 p.m. $

Friday, April 25
Baseball team vs. Northeastern, 7 p.m. $

Saturday, April 26
Baseball team vs. Northeastern, 4 p.m. $

Sunday, April 27
Baseball team vs. Northeastern, 2 p.m. $

Wednesday, May 7
Baseball team vs. Radford, 7 p.m. $

Friday, May 9
Baseball team vs. Ga. State, 7 p.m. $

Saturday, May 10
Baseball team vs. Ga. State, 4 p.m. $

Sunday, May 11
Baseball team vs. Ga. State, 1 p.m. $

Tuesday, May 13
Baseball team vs. Richmond, 2:30 p.m. $

Baseball team vs. Del. State, 7 p.m. $


Coming soon to "The Ted"
Friday, April 11
50 Cent with G-Unit, 7:30 p.m., $45

Friday, April 18
Doodlebops Live, 6:30 p.m., $15.50 to $46.50

Saturday, April 19
Rockstar Energy Drink Get a Life Tour, featuring The Used, 6 p.m., $32

Saturday, May 31
CageFest 4 (mixed martial arts fighting), 7 p.m., $30 to $60

Tickets may be purchased through COXTix.com, at the Constant Center Box Office or by phone at
888-3-COXTIX.