INSIDE Chico State
0 April 20, 2000
Volume 30 Number 18
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Calendar of Events






Arts, Events, and Speakers

Thursday, April 20

Walking tour of galleries and campus museums, Museum of Anthropology. noon, Langdon 301.

Earth Month Speaker
Activist and songwriter Darryl Cherney. 4 p.m., Tehama 106.

Wellness Center Forum
"Herbal Health" by Sachi Rose. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

History Lecture
"The Effects of the Slave Trade on Africa and African Americans on the Eve of the Twenty-First Century" by Hassan Sisay, History. 7 p.m., PAC 134.


Pianist Michael Wolff joins the Chico State Jazz Express. Tickets: $10-15. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.t

Friday, April 21

Retired Faculty Meeting "Campaigning for President in the Twenty-First Century" by Diana Dwyer, Political Science. noon, Kendall 103.

Biology Seminar
"Ecology and Conservation of the Western Pond Turtle: To List or Not To List?" by Bruce Bury, U.S. Geological Survey Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center. 4 p.m., Holt 170; refreshments 3:30 p.m.

Mathematics Colloquium
"On Algebraic K-Theory and Its Applications" by Gunnar Carlsson, Stanford University. 4 p.m., Holt 185; refreshments preceding.

Saturday, April 22

Tree Planting
Earth Day 2000 native tree planting at Butte Creek Ecological Preserve. 9:30 a.m. Visit or call x5701.

Tuesday, April 25

Meriam Library Celebration
A tribute to Ted Meriam and a celebration of CSU, Chico's 500-year-old Bible. 3 p.m., 2nd floor Meriam Library.

Outstanding Faculty Service Award Reception
Honoring Wes Patton, College of Agriculture. 4 p.m., Faculty/staff dining room.

Historical Video
Premiere of CSU, Chico historical video. 7 p.m., PAC 144.

Wednesday, April 26

Earth Month Faire
Vegi-burgers and information. 10 a.m., Free speech area.

Campus history tour. 11 a.m., Kendall lawn.

Campus arboretum. 11 a.m., Kendall. Call 342-2293.

German Brown Bag Lunch
noon, Trinity 126.

Agricultural Forum
"Understanding the Relationship between Water Table Depth and Plant Communities: Implications for Riparian Management and Restoration" by Tamzen Stringham, Oregon State University. 12:10 p.m., Plumas 203.

Student Leadership Awards
Tenth annual awards reception. 3 p.m., Kendall lawn.

President's Visiting Scholar Lecture
"Flower Evolution and the Origin of Species" by Douglas Schemske. 7 p.m., Ayres 106.

"Hot Latin Nights" by CSU, Chico's Latin jazz ensemble, Chicovana. Tickets: $6 - 8. 7:30 p.m., PAC 134.t

Thursday, April 27

Staff Awards Luncheon
Tickets: $8.25. 11:45 a.m., Acker Gym. Call x6156.

History Lecture
"Why Utopia? Thoughts on the Renaissance" by Lawrence Bryant, History, 1999 - 2000 Outstanding Professor. 2 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

President's Lecture Series
"America's Health Care in the New Millennium" by Donna Shalala, Secretary of Health and Human Services. 4:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

President's Visiting Scholar Lecture
"Isolation by Distance and the Evolution of Flower Color in a Desert Wildflower: Was Wright Right?" by Douglas Schemske. 7 p.m., Ayres 106.

Guest Speaker
"The Language and Culture of the 'Hijra' (Third Sex Group) in India" by Kira Hall, Yale University. 7 p.m., Ayres 120.

Guest Speaker
"The Role of the Museum in Understanding the Holocaust" by Natalie Birk, director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. 7 p.m., Trinity 100.

Chamber music recital features CSU, Chico student pianists and guest violinist Nick Lozovsky. Free. 7:30 p.m., Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall.




Friday, April 28

Campus history tour. 11 a.m., Kendall lawn.

Follow-up discussion with Kira Hall from previous evening's lecture. noon, Trinity 126.

Agriculture Forum
Special forum for distinguished alumni. 1 p.m., Siskiyou 120.

Mathematics Colloquium "Asymptotic Theory of the Cramér-Von Mises Statistic for Testing Goodness of Fit" by Gene Meyer, Mathematics and Statistics. 4 p.m.; refreshments preceding.

The University Chorus

The University Chorus sings choral gems of Vienna. Tickets: $6 - 8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.t

Saturday, April 29

Engineering Competition
The Mid-Pacific Regional Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers opens with display judging of concrete canoes. 8:30 a.m., Glenn lawn.

Engineering Competition
Steel bridge construction, weigh-in, and loading. 9 a.m., Library breezeway.

Campus history tour. 11 a.m., Kendall lawn.

International Festival
Sponsored by the AS. Multicultural Council. noon, Kendall lawn.

The Symphonic Band highlights student soloists. Tickets: $6 - 8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Sunday, April 30

Wildflower hike at Table Mountain. 9 a.m. Cost: $10 - 15.y

Engineering Competition
Concrete canoe events and awards. 9 a.m., Thermalito Forebay.

Tuesday, May 2

Earth Month Speaker
Redwood tree resident Julia Butterfly. 6:30 p.m., Bidwell Bowl.

Wednesday, May 3

German Brown Bag Lunch
noon, Trinity 126.

Agricultural Forum
Student agricultural research presentations. 12:10 p.m., Plumas 203.

Cole Porter's Anything Goes. Tickets: $10 - 15, 7:30 p.m., Laxson.

Thursday, May 4

Fun Without Alcohol Fair
Student organizations share information with elementary school children. noon, Kendall lawn.

Anything Goes. Tickets: $10 - 15, 7:30 p.m., Laxson.

Wildcat Athleticss

Softball -- University Field

Thursday, April 20 vs. Sonoma State; 1:30 p.m.

Friday, April 28 vs. CSU, San Bernardino; 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 29 vs. UC, Riverside; noon.

Friday, May 5 vs. UC, Davis; 1:30 p.m.

Baseball -- Nettleton Stadium

Friday, April 28 vs. Grand Canyon University; 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 29 vs. Grand Canyon University; 1 p.m.

Sunday, April 30 vs. Grand Canyon University; noon.

Friday, May 5 vs. Cal Poly Pomona; 7 p.m.

Saturday, May 6 vs. Cal Poly Pomona; 1 p.m.

Sunday, May 7 vs. Cal Poly Pomona; noon.

Track and Field -- University Stadium

Saturday, April 29
Chico Twilight Invitational; 3 p.m.

Academic Information

Monday, April 24
No classes

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