INSIDE Chico State
0 March 8, 2001
Volume 31 Number 12
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico




Provost's Corner

Sonsored Programs


Calendar of Events






Arts, Events, and Speakers

Thursday, March 8

University Film Series
Brothers Quay, animation. Free. 7:30 pm, Ayres 106.

The Caretaker. Tickets: $6 - 10. 7:30 pm, Wismer Theatre.

Friday, March 9

Physics Forum
Lecture by Peter Englert, Victoria University, New Zealand, an interviewee for the dean position in the College of Natural Sciences. 11 am, Physical Science 105.

Chemistry Seminar
"Boron Is Not Boring: Adventures in Asymmetric Synthesis" by Don Matteson, Washington State. 1 pm, Physical Science 202.

Biology Seminar
"Dietary Supplements: Candid Claims or Truthless Tales?" by Katie Silliman, Biological Sciences, and Larry Kirk, Chemistry. 3 pm, Holt 170; refreshments prior.

Humanities Center Symposium "Pragmatic Aspects of Mapping Genes in Populations" by Lisa Gannett, Philosophy. 3 pm, Trinity 126.

Taraf de Haidouks, perform Romainian music. Tickets: $10 - 16. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Mathematics Lecture
"The Art of Mental Calculations" by Arthur Benjamin. 7:30 pm, PAC 134.

The Caretaker. 7:30 pm, Wismer Theatre.

Saturday, March 10

The Caretaker. 7:30 pm, Wismer Theatre.

Tim Witter, Ali Akbar College of Music, San Rafael, will demonstrate the North Indian tabla. For time and place call the Museum of Anthropology at x5397.

Sunday, March 11

"Paris in the Springtime" with faculty Caren Levine, Heidi Pintner, Suzie Lundberg, Cynthia Crounse, Russell Burnham, Philip Gustafson, Richard Winslow, and Lloyd Roby. Tickets: $10 - 12. 2 pm, PAC 134. t

The Caretaker
. 2 pm, Wismer Theatre.

Monday, March 12

Conversations on Diversity "The Gift of the Gatekeeper: The Role and Purpose of Gays and Lesbians in Today's Society" by Malidoma Patrice Somˇ. noon, University Center Lounge; 7 pm, Wismer Theatre.

Tuesday, March 13

Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, speaks on tolerance and diversity. Tickets: $5 - 10. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Wednesday, March 14

Lunch Forum
Dr. Dia Cha, Hmong anthropologist and specialist in teaching reading to children, meets with faculty and staff. Bring a sack lunch. 12:30 pm - 2 pm, University Center.

Demonstration and Discussion
Dr. Dia Cha meets with educators and parents to talk about reading methodologies for use with Hmong children. 4 - 5:30 pm, Butte County Library, E. First Avenue and Sheridan.

Thursday, March 15

St. Patrick's Day Dinner
Irish dinner includes entertainment. Tickets: $33, includes admission to Irish music concert. 6 pm, Selvester's Cafˇ.

Irish Music
Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill, and Liam O'Flynn and his Pipers Call Band. Tickets: $12 - 18. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Irish Music: Hayes & Cahill
Irish Music -- Hayes & Cahill

Building Bridges Lecture

"The Continuing Role of Human Rights Commissions" by Fred Persily, human rights advocate. 7:30 pm, Holt 170.

University Film Series
Nights of Cabiria by Fellini. Free. 7:30 pm, Ayres 106.

Dr. Dia Cha speaks on "Perspectives of Medical Anthropology on the Health of the Hmong." 4 pm, Glenn 212.





St. Patrick's Day Event
Shamrock Shuffle, a 2.5-mile run or walk free to students, $10 for adults, $6 for children. Call 898-6450 for registration information. Participants receive tickets for Flap Jack Feed. 9 am, free speech area.

St. Patrick's Day 2000
St. Patrick's Day 2000

Writer's Voice

Oliver de la Paz reads from his collection of poems Names Above Houses, a winner of the Crab Orchard Review Prize. 7:30 pm, PAC 134.

Gospel Music
The Chico State Gospel Choir presents "Let Everything That Hath Breath Praise the Lord." Free, 7:30 pm, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Friday, March 16

Physics Forum
"X-ray Magnetic Linear Dichroism of Fe-Ni Alloys on Cu(111)" by Tracey Johnson, UC Davis. 11 pm, Physical Science 105.

Chemistry Seminar
"Pressure Programming in Gas Chromatography" by Tal Nahir, Chemistry. 1 pm, Physical Science 202.

Retired Faculty
Mike Magliari and Michael Gillis, History, discuss their book John Bidwell and California: The Writing and Reflections of a Pioneer 1841 - 1900. 3 pm, Kendall 103.

Open Mike and Jazz Concert
Kick-off for the Northern and Central California Peace Conference. 6 pm, Moxie's Cafe, 128 Broadway.

Saturday & Sunday,
March 17 & 18

Peace Conference
10th Annual Northern and Central California Peace Conference: Peace Activism in the Twenty-First Century. 9 am, Selvester's Cafˇ.

Wednesday, March 21

Arboretum Tour
A walking tour of the campus. 11 am, Kendall.

Monday, March 26

Joseph Margolis, philosopher and scholar of art and culture, speaks on "How Strange Can Selves and Artworks Be?" The lecture is free and public. 7 pm, PAC 144.

Tuesday, March 27

Wellness Center Forum
"The Challenge of Relationships: Making It Work" by Joseph Russo, Psychology. 5 pm, Tehama 106.

Thursday, March 29

Writer's Voice Series
John McNally reads from Troublemakers, his collection of short stories. 7:30 pm, University Center Lounge.

University Film Series
North on Evers by James Benning. Free. 7:30 pm, Ayres 106.

Friday & Saturday,
March 30 & 31

Keeping Dance Alive! features area dancers and choreographers. Tickets: $10 - 16. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Sunday, April 1

Keeping Dance Alive! 2 pm, Laxson. t

Wildcat Athletics

Softball -- University Field

Friday, March 9 vs. UC Davis; 1:30 pm

Monday, March 19 vs. Central Washington; 1:30 pm

Baseball -- Nettleton Stadium

Tuesday, March 20 vs. Augustana; 1 pm

Wednesday, March 21 vs. Augustana; 1 pm

Tuesday, March 27 vs. Westmont; 3 pm

Wednesday, March 28 vs. Westmont; 3 pm

Academic Information

March 19 - 23
Spring vacation -- no classes

March 30
Cesar Chavez Day -- campus closed


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A more complete calendar of campus events can be found at eventsandcalendars.html.

If you have any questions, contact Kathleen McPartland at x4260.


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