INSIDE Chico State
0 April 26, 2001
Volume 31 Number 15
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico




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Calendar of Events






Arts, Events, and Speakers

Thursday, April 26

Three-Day Workshop
"Negotiation Skills for Environmental Problem Solving," California Department of Fish and Game, hosted by the Center for Economic Development. 9 am, 777 Cypress Avenue, Redding. Call x4598 for reservations.

Awards Luncheon
Staff members and those who have retired in the past year are honored. noon, Acker Gym.

Outstanding Professor Talk and Reception Tom Fox, English, is honored as 2000 - 2001 Outstanding Professor. 4 pm, PAC 134/courtyard.

Anthropology Forum
"Impressions of ŚNew' China: Reflections on Gender and Work in Zhejiang Province" by Bonnie Hallman, Geography and Planning. 4 pm, Ayres 120.

University Film Series
Goodbye South, Goodbye by Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Taiwan. 7:30 pm, Ayres 106.

Friday, April 27

Physics Seminar
"High School Physics Teaching Experience" by Lukas Kennedy, Physics. 11 am, Physical Science 105.

Chemistry Seminar
"Applications of Solventless Extraction for Decontamination of Mixed Wastes and the INEEL" by Karen Toews, Idaho Environmental and Engineering Laboratory. 1 pm, Physical Science 202.

Humanities Center Symposium "Bridging Sexualities: Cultural Production by Latinas in Exile" by Sara Cooper, Foreign Languages and Literatures. 3 pm, Trinity 126.

Biology Seminar
"The Neonatology of Reptiles" by Dave Morafka, CSU, Dominguez Hills. 3 pm, Holt 170; coffee at 2:30 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium
"On the First Digit Problem" by Vladimir Drobot, San Jose State University. 4 pm, Holt 185; refreshments preceding.

Saturday, April 28

Campus History Tour
Student docents lead tours highlighting historical landmarks on campus. 11 am, Kendall lawn.

International Festival
All-day event features food, performers, and crafts. noon, Kendall lawn.

The A Capella Choir and the Chamber Singers present Robert Convery's Songs of Children. Tickets: $6 - 10. 7:30 pm, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Sunday, April 29

David Rothe, Music, performs selections by European composers on the Centennial Pipe Organ. Tickets: $10 - 13. 3 pm, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Tuesday, May 1

Wellness Center Forum
"Preparing for Finals: Test-Taking Strategies" by Aldrich Patterson, Psychological Counseling and Wellness Center. 3 pm, Ayres 120.

Medallion Ceremony
The Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society honors graduating members, and the Dorothea Powers Scholarship award is announced. 3:30 pm, Kendall lawn.

Wednesday, May 2

Arboretum Tour
Joe Covert leads a walking tour of the campus. 11 am, Kendall.

Prime Timers Meeting
The Chico High School Choir performs. 11:30 am, First Christian Church.

Ballroom Dance Night
Ballroom Dance Night

Ballroom Dance Night offers swing, fox-trot, and Latin dances with prizes and refreshments. Tickets: $5 - 6. 7 pm, Shurmer Gym. Call x6373.

Biology Seminar
"The Promise and Pitfalls of the Genetics Revolution" by Paul Billings, M.D., GeneSage, Inc. 7:30 pm, Holt 170.

The Will Rogers Follies combines fun-filled Western swing with the flash and glitz of the Ziegfield Follies. Tickets: $10 - 16. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Czech pianist Martin Kasik, winner of the Young Concert International Auditions in 1999, performs. Tickets: $10 - 12. 7:30 pm, PAC 134.




Thursday, May 3

Museum of Anthropology Kids Day A drum rhythm workshop by John O'Neill, Environmental Management, Health, and Safety. 1 pm, Langdon 301.

Anthropology Forum
Byron Wolfe, Communication Design, is the speaker. 4 pm, Ayres 120.

University Film Series
Chronicle of a Disappearance by Elia Suleiman, Palestine. 7:30 pm, Ayres 106.

The Will Rogers Follies. Tickets: $10 - 16. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Friday, May 4

Physics Seminar
"The Physics of Geological Instrumentation" by Rebekah Funes, Physics. 11 am, Physical Science 105.

Chemistry Seminar
"Spectroscopic and Kinetic Investigations of Soybean and Human Lipoxygenase" by Ted Holman, UC Santa Cruz. 1 pm, Physical Science 202.

Biology Seminar
"Filamentous Sulfur Bacteria at Deep-Sea Hot Springs and Cold Sulfide-Rich Seeps: Ecology, Physiology, and Evolutionary Relationships" by Douglas Nelson, UC Davis. 3 pm, Holt 170; coffee at 2:30 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium
"One-to-One Continuous Images of the Real Line" by Eldon Vought, Mathematics and Statistics. 4 pm, Holt 185; refreshments preceding.

The Will Rogers Follies. Tickets: $10 - 16. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Saturday, May 5

The Will Rogers Follies. Tickets: $10 - 16. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Sunday, May 6

The Will Rogers Follies. Tickets: $10 - 16. 2 pm, Laxson.

Anthropology Forum
"Sham-anic Landscapes of Koryak Rein-deer Herders in Kamchatka, Russia" by Alexander King, Anthropology. 7 pm, Ayres 106.

Wednesday, May 9

CSU, Chico's Jazz Express and the Chicovana Latin Jazz Ensemble. Tickets: $6 - 10. 7:30 pm, Harlen Adams.

Roger Hogan, Chico Jazz
Roger Hogan, Chico Jazz

Thursday, May 10

Anthropology Forum
Steve Lewis, History, is the speaker. 4 pm, Ayres 120.

University Film Series
Restored version of Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard, France. 7:30 pm, Ayres 106.

Writer's Voice
Graduate students read their works. 7:30 pm, University Center Lounge.

Friday, May 11

Physics Seminar
"The Physics of Atmospheric Aerosols" by Keith Bein, Physics. 11 am, Physical Science 105.

Biology Symposium
Activities include student research poster presentation, awards seminar, and a picnic in Alumni Glen. 1 pm, Holt 170.

Chemistry Seminar
"Adventures with Professor Ball" by chemistry majors Lisa Heg-ewisch and Asher Lower. 1 pm, Physical Science 202.

Wildcat Athletics

Track and Field -- University Stadium Saturday, April 28 Chico Twilight Invitational; 3 pm

Baseball -- Nettleton Stadium
Sunday, April 29 vs. Grand Canyon University; noon

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