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Submit Calendar notices to: Steve Daniel, 100 Koch Hall; sdaniel@odu.edu. The next Calendar will be dated April 10 to May 17; submissions are due March 27.

Speakers
Workshops
Performances
Films
Meetings
Exhibitions
Miscellaneous
Sports
Coming soon to "The Ted"


Speakers
Monday, March 16
Joseph Cosco, instructor of English, “This Land Is Your Land: Woody Guthrie and the American Dream,” for the Last Lecture Series, noon, James/Lynnhaven River Room, Webb Ctr.

Tuesday, March 17
Howard White, EVMS, “Myosin Walks the Walk,” for the Biological Sciences Seminar Series, 12:30 p.m., 101 MGB. 683-3595

Jean Roberts, instructor of English,“Stress – Management and the Art of Relaxation,” for the Last Lecture Series, 7 p.m., James/Lynnhaven River Room, Webb Ctr.

Wednesday, March 18
Deborah Waller, assoc. prof., biological sciences, “Wild Places, Wild Lives,” for the Last Lecture Series, noon, Potomac/York River Room, Webb Ctr.

Tuesday, March 24
Jeanette Wyneken, Florida Atlantic Univ., “Sun, Sand and Sex on the Beach: Sex Determination in Sea Turtles,” for the Biological Sciences Seminar Series, 12:30 p.m., 101 MGB. 683-3595

Tuesday, March 31
Melissa Buffington, senior vice president of human resources and communications, Gaylord Entertainment Co., Nashville, for the Landmark Executive-in-Residence series, 12:20 p.m., 1005 Constant Hall. 683-6548

Sue Sponagule, Univ. of Miami, “Population Replenish-ment and Connectivity of Coral Reef Fishes,” for the Biological Sciences Seminar Series, 12:30 p.m., 101 MGB. 683-3595

Monday, April 6
Cecilia Petretto, instructor, English, “The Heroic Quest: Mythology as a Means of Interpreting Life,” for the Last Lecture Series, noon, James/Lynnhaven River Room, Webb Ctr.

Tuesday, April 7
Sergio Oehninger, EVMS Jones Institute, “Biology of Implantation,” for the Biological Sciences Seminar Series, 12:30 p.m., 101 MGB. 683-3595

Robert Strozak, lecturer, mathematics and statistics, “Mathemagic – Magic Tricks with Mathematical Solutions,” for the Last Lecture Series, 7 p.m., 1009 Constant Hall.

Thursday, April 9
Joshua Behr, assoc. prof., political science and geography, “Congestion and Profitability: Competing Values in the Delivery of Emergency Department Care,” for the Political Science and Geography Seminar Series, 12:15 p.m., 9007 BAL.


Workshops
Tuesday, March 17
“Blackboard Relay 4: Assessment,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1:30-4:30 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Wednesday, March 18
“EndNote,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1:30-4:30 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Wednesday, March 25
“Adobe Connect,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1:30-4:30 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Thursday, March 26
“Organization Leader Training (Noncredit Use of Black-board),” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1:30-4:30 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Tuesday, March 31
“Blackboard Relay 5: Advanced Features,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1:30-4:30 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172


Performances
Tuesday, March 17
“Ain’t I a Woman!” celebrating the life and times of four powerful African American women – novelist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, ex-slave and abolitionist Sojourner Truth, folk artist Clementine Hunter and civil rights worker Fannie Lou Hamer – 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-4109

Saturday, March 21
Final judging of the Harold Protsman Classical Period Piano Competition, 2:30-5 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-4061

Monday, March 23
Pianist Peter Takacs, professor of piano and chair of the piano program at Oberlin Conservatory of Music, for the Diehn Concert Series, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-4061

Wednesday, April 1
ODU Jazz Ensemble, with percussionist Chuck Redd, 4 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-4061

Tuesday, April 7
ODU Brass Choir, directed by Mike Hall, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-4061


Films
Wed., Thurs., Fri., March 18, 20, 21
“Milk,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446

Wed., Thurs., Fri., March 25, 27, 28
“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446

Wed., Thurs., Fri., April 1, 3 & 4
“Gran Torino,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446

Wed., Thurs., Fri., April 8, 10, 11
“Notorious,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446


Meetings
Tuesday, March 17
Faculty Senate, 3 p.m., Ches./Ports. Room, Webb Ctr. 683-3427

Thursday, April 2
Board of Visitors, 10 a.m. to noon, and 1:30 p.m., Board Room, Webb Ctr. 683-3072


Exhibitions
Saturday, March 21
Opening reception for “In Depth: The Artist’s Hand,” the third installation of the Baron and Ellin Gordon bequest to ODU, 7 p.m., Gordon Galleries. Exhibit continues through Sept. 21. 683-2355

Opening reception for exhibition of works by sculptor Nikki Blair, which investigate issues of gender and sexuality as they exist within popular and material culture, 7 p.m., Gordon Galleries. Exhibit continues through April 19. 683-2355

Through Thursday, April 30
“Of Thee I Sing: Politics Through Song,” commemorating the 2008 presidential election year by canvassing campaign songs of former presidential candidates, Diehn Composers Room, 189 Diehn Ctr. 683-4187


Miscellaneous
Fri. & Sat., March 13-14
Final days of spring break for faculty and students.

Wednesday, March 18
Spring Career Fair, open to students, faculty, staff and alumni, and their immediate family members, sponsored by Career Management Ctr., 12:30-4:30 p.m., Constant Ctr. 683-4388

Saturday, March 21
Open House, sponsored by admissions office, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Webb Ctr. 683-3685

Wednesday, March 25
College of Health Sciences Military Appreciation Day, noon to 1 p.m., Health Sciences Bldg.

Wed. - Sat., March 25-28
ONFilm Festival (see Page 1). www.onfilmfest.com

Monday, March 30
Lunafest, an evening of short films made by, for and about women, with proceeds benefiting the Breast Cancer Fund and the YWCA of South Hampton Roads, 7 p.m., 102 MGB. 683-4109. $

Mon., March 30 - Sun., April 5
Greek Week. 683-3446

Thursday, April 2
Poetry reading by Richard Hoffman, winner of the 2008 Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize for “Gold Star Road” and writer-in-residence at Emerson College, Boston, 12:30 p.m., 244 Va. Beach Ctr.

Saturday, April 11
Monarch 5K and Monarch Adventure Race, sponsored by recreational sports dept. and Army ROTC, 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.; register online at www.active.com. 683-3384. $

Easter egg hunt, sponsored by ODU Greek Councils and Class Councils, noon to 3 p.m., Kaufman Mall. 683-3446


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

Fri. - Sun., March 13-15
Women’s Basketball CAA Tournament, JMU. 683-3372. $

Friday, March 13
Baseball vs. Fairleigh Dickinson, 6 p.m. $

Saturday, March 14
Baseball vs. Fairleigh Dickinson (DH), 1 p.m. $

Sunday, March 15
Baseball vs. Fairleigh Dickinson, 1 p.m. $

Tuesday, March 17
Baseball vs. Maryland, 6 p.m. $

Friday, March 20
Baseball vs. GMU, 7 p.m. $

Saturday, March 21
Baseball vs. GMU, 4 p.m. $

Sunday, March 22
Baseball vs. GMU, 2 p.m. $

Tuesday, March 31
Baseball vs. Liberty, 6 p.m. $

Monday, April 6
Baseball vs. Elon, 5 p.m. $

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


Coming soon to "THE TED"
Saturday, March 14
Robin Williams show has been canceled.

Saturday, March 28
Groundbreaking: The Art of Step Step Show Competition, 5 p.m., $7 to $17

Tues., March 31 & Wed., April 1
Thomas & Friends Live: On Stage: A Circus Comes to Town, 6:30 p.m. Tues., 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wed., $12 to $37

Saturday, April 18
CageFest Xtreme, 7 p.m., $25 to $150

Sunday, April 19
Virginia Culinary Expo featuring Emeril, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Emeril presentations at 2 p.m. and
6 p.m.), $52 to $127

Friday, April 24
Alan Jackson, 7:30 p.m., $38 to $78

Monday, April 27
Kings of Leon, 7:30 p.m., $38.50 to $43.50

Wednesday, April 29
Yanni Voices, 7:30 p.m., ticket prices TBA

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