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Submit Calendar notices to: Steve Daniel, 100 Koch Hall; sdaniel@odu.edu. The next Calendar will be dated Feb. 15 to March 16; submissions are due Feb. 1.

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


Speakers
Monday, March 17
Ying Xu, research assistant professor, Ctr. for Coastal Physical Oceanography, for the CCPO Seminar Series, 3:30 p.m., 3200 Research Bldg I. 683-5548

Tuesday, March 18
William Randolph Nichols, superintendent of Chesa-peake Public Schools, Darden College of Education Faculty Symposium, 12:30 p.m., 246 Child Study Ctr. (RSVPs requested by March 14). 683-5340

Thursday, March 20
Humanities Junior Faculty Forum, featuring asst. professors Maggie Pitts, communication; Kathie Gossett, rhetoric and new media; and Brian Payne, history; 5-6 p.m. (refreshments and discussion with the speakers) and 6-7 p.m., 9024 BAL. 683-3821

Monday, March 24
Olga Polyakov, research scientist, Ctr. for Coastal Physical Oceanography, for the CCPO Seminar Series,
3:30 p.m., 3200 Research Bldg I. 683-5548

Thursday, March 27
Mia Farrow, actress and children’s advocate, “With Knowledge Comes Responsibility: The Darfur Crisis,” for the President’s Lecture Series, 7:30 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. 683-3114

Monday, March 31
Eileen Hofmann, professor, Ctr. for Coastal Physical Oceanography, for the CCPO Seminar Series, 3:30 p.m., 3200 Research Bldg I. 683-5548

Thursday, April 3
Ken Cameron, expert on the systematics and conservation of the orchid family, a Natural History Lecture for the opening of the Kaplan Orchid Conservatory, 6:30 p.m., Godwin Bldg. auditorium. 683-3114

Monday, April 7
George Mellor, Princeton University, for the CCPO Sem-inar Series, 3:30 p.m., 3200 Research Bldg I.
683-5548

Wednesday, April 9
Richard Alley of Penn State, co-awardee of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s research on mankind’s impact upon climate change, keynote address for Research Expo,
3 p.m., Constant Ctr. 683-3460

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


Meetings
Monday, March 17
Board of Visitors Executive Committee, noon, Board Room, Webb Ctr. 683-3072

Tuesday, March 18
Faculty Senate, 3 p.m., Ports./Ches. Room, Webb Ctr. (For results of previous meetings, visit www.odu.edu/ao/facultysenate.) 683-3427

Wednesday, March 19
Assn. of Univ. Administrators, featuring football coach Bobby Wilder and rowing coach Heather Weisel, noon, York/Potomac River Room, Webb Ctr. 683-6548

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


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. $


Workshops
Tuesday, March 18
Blackboard Relay 4, “Assessments,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1:20-3:30 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Wednesday, March 19
“EndNote,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Thursday, March 20
Third Thursday, “Podcasting with ODU on iTunes U,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 422 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Friday, March 21
“ODU Edit,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Tuesday, April 1
Blackboard Relay 5, “Crossing the Finish Line,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1:20-3:30 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Wednesday, April 2
“Adobe Connect,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Thursday, April 3
“Blackboard Content System,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172


Performances
Mon. & Tues., March 17 & 18
Diehn Concert Series: “Creo Collaboration: The Synergy of Dance, Visual Arts and Music,” featuring ODU’s contemporary-music ensemble Creo, the Buffalo Contemporary Dance and the Second Wind Dance Company, in performances of Steve Reich’s “Sextet” and the world premiere of Creo director Andrey Kasparov’s “Tsitsernakabert,” a composition dedicated to the Armenian Genocide of 1915, 8 p.m. (pre-concert talk at 7:30 p.m.), Univ. Theatre. 683-5305. $

Monday, March 31
Diehn Concert Series: Fortepianist Bart van Oort, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-5305. $

Tuesday, April 1
Faculty recital, featuring Amanda Halstead, piano, with Linda Hurwitz, violin, and Susan Hines, cello, performing music of Beethoven, Faure and Bolcom, 7 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-4061

Wednesday, April 9
Student Activities Council Coffee House Series, featuring singers Gina Loring and Rudy Currence, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446

Thurs., April 10 - 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 10-12, 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, 4 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-4061


Exhibitions
Through Sunday, April 6
“The Kenneth FitzGerald Album (Extended Play),” new and original mixed and multimedia artworks, Gordon Galleries. 683-6271

Saturday, April 12
“ODU Art Students’ Juried Exhibition,” 7 p.m., opening reception, Gordon Galleries. Exhibition continues through May 11. 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
Wed., Fri., Sat., March 19, 21, 22
“I Am Legend,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-4818

Thursday, March 20
“Kundon,” for the Peacemaking & Community Film Festival, 7:15 p.m., 244 Va. Beach Ctr. 368-4100

Wed., Fri., Sat., March 26, 28, 29
“P.S. I Love You,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-4818

Wed., Fri., Sat., April 2, 4, 5
“The Greater Debaters,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-4818

Wed., Fri., Sat., April 9, 11, 12
“The Kite Runner,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-4818


Miscellaneous
Monday, March 17
Open forum for faculty and staff to share views about the university with the Presidential Search Committee, 3:30-5:30 p.m., River Rooms, Webb Ctr. (The forum will be preceded by a meeting of the search committee at 1:30 p.m. in the Board Room.) 683-3072

Thursday, March 20
M.B.A. program information session, 7:10 p.m., 217 Gornto, 2238 Peninsula Ctr., 320 N. Va. Ctr., 2201 Tri-Cities Ctr. and 161 Va. Beach Ctr. RSVPs requested. 683-3502

Saturday, March 22
Monarch 5K and Adventure Race, 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., sponsored by rec sports. Registration required. 683-3384. $

Tuesday, March 25
M.B.A. program information session, 6 p.m., 2004 Constant Hall. RSVPs requested. 683-3502

Panel discussion, “Film/Media, Power and Change: Film and Video’s Role in Enabling an Engaged Citizenry,” featuring Fred Schecker of HamptonRoads.com, Virginia Sen. John Miller, Bert Schmidt of WHRO and Tom Robotham of Port Folio Weekly, 7 p.m., Univ. Theatre. 683-3114

Wednesday, March 26
Conversation with President Runte, sponsored by Women’s Caucus, noon, H/NN Room, Webb Ctr. 683-5232

Thursday, March 27
Feminist Activist Fair, an opportunity to learn about volunteering, internships and jobs with organizations that support women’s and girls’ interests and help promote gender equality in society, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Mall, Webb Ctr. 683-4109.

“Concepts of Beauty and Aging,” a gallery talk by artists Debra Grall, Davida Schulman and Sigrid Wonsil as they close their “Imperfect Beauty” show, in support of Women’s History Month, co-sponsored by women’s studies dept., Friends of Women’s Studies and Selden Gallery, 7 p.m., Selden Gallery, 208 E. Main St., Norfolk. 683-3823

Sat., March 29 - Sat., April 5
ONFilm Festival. (See story on page 1.) www.odu.edu/onfilmfest

Thursday, April 3
Kaplan Orchid Conservatory grand opening, 5 p.m. 683-3114

Friday, April 4
Third Year Review, Promotion and Tenure Workshop, sponsored by Univ. Women’s Caucus, 2-5 p.m., 9024 BAL. 683-4239 or 683-5931

Saturday, April 5
Work in Progress XII, a Conference on Feminist Scholarship in Hampton Roads, sponsored by women’s studies dept. and Friends of Women’s Studies, an opportunity for feminist activists, scholars and creative writers from across the region to share current projects (proposals due March 24), 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., BAL. 683-3823. $

Kids Fair and Parenting Expo, sponsored by the ODU organization In Support of Children, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kaufman Mall. 683-3800

Wednesday, April 9
Research Expo, featuring keynote speaker Richard Alley of Penn State, co-awardee of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s research on mankind’s impact upon climate change, 3 p.m.; and panel presentations on “Responsible Conduct of Research” (9 a.m.), “Global Climate Change” (11 a.m.) and “Examining Democratic Principles Around the World” (1 p.m.), Constant Ctr. 683-3460

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


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

Tuesday, March 18
Baseball team vs. Maryland, 7 p.m. $

Friday, March 21
Baseball team vs. JMU, 7 p.m. $

Saturday, March 22
Baseball team vs. JMU, 4 p.m. $

Sunday, March 23
Baseball team vs. JMU, 2 p.m. $

Tuesday, March 25
Baseball team vs. Longwood, 6 p.m. $

Tuesday, April 1
Baseball team vs. Norfolk Tides, 7 p.m., Harbor Park. $

Wednesday, April 2
Baseball team vs. VMI, 6 p.m. $

Friday, April 4
Baseball team vs. VCU, 7 p.m. $

Saturday, April 5
Baseball team vs. VCU, 4 p.m. $

Sunday, April 6
Baseball team vs. VCU, 2 p.m. $


Deadlines
Friday, March 21
Nominations due for HACE Staff Member and Rookie Staff Member of the Year awards. 683-5023

Friday, April 4
Applications due for faculty summer teaching in Japan position. 683-6128


Coming soon to "THE TED"
Saturday, March 15
Move It! to Music Expo, featuring interactive displays, demonstrations and activities for children and their parents, in an effort to promote positive lifestyle choices for kids, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free

Monday, March 17
Michael Bublé, 8 p.m., $45 to $75

Wednesday, March 19
Kid Rock, 7:30 p.m., $40.25 and $47.25

Thursday, March 20
Third Eye Blind, 7:30 p.m., $25

Sunday, March 30
Stomping on the Yard: National Step Show Tour, 5 p.m., $7 to $17

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

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