INSIDE Chico State
0 February 28, 2002
Volume 32 Number 11
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico




Provost's Corner

Calendar of Events






Arts, Events, and Speakers

Thursday, Feb. 28

Anthropology/CAPE Forums “Responding Ethically to Bioterrorism: Perspectives of a Microbiologist” by William Murray, San Jose State/Stanford. 4 pm, Ayres 120; 7 pm, Laxson.

Writers’ Voice Series Guest speaker is poet, fiction writer, and memoirist Rigoberto Gonzalez, author of So Often the Pitcher Goes to Water Until It Breaks and Other Fugitives and Other Strangers. 7:30 pm, University Center Lounge.

Friday, March 1

Physics Seminar “An Introduction to Curvature for Physicists” by Fred Boos, Physics. 11 am, Physical Science 105.

A.S. Presents Film Series Bridget Jones’ Diary. Tickets: students free, $2 general. 8 pm, BMU 210.

Saturday, March 2

Museum of Anthropology Event “The Twelve Animals of Chinese Astrology: Philosophy, Principles, and Traditions” examines this ancient art. 1 pm, Langdon 301.

Sunday, March 3

A Cappella Master Class Workshop The king’singers work with the Sound of the Foothills Chorus. 2:30 pm, Wismer Theatre.

Museum of Anthropology Forum “Blossoms of Fire: Women from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico” by Beverly Chiñas, professor emerita, Anthropology. 7 pm, Ayres 106.

A Cappella Men’s Choir The king’singers perform folksongs, madrigals, and more. Tickets: $10­22. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Tuesday, March 5

Wellness Center Forum “Nutritional Eating” by Kathryn Silliman, Biological Sciences. 5 pm, Holt 170.

Wednesday, March 6

Campus Arboretum Tour 11 am, Kendall.

Prime Timers Meeting High school winners of the Academic Decathlon give their winning speeches. 11:30 am, BMU 210.

CAPE Forum A panel discusses “Home School Versus Public School: Is Democracy at Risk?” 4:30 pm, Modoc 114.

Theatre Elmer Rice’s Street Scene depicts life in a New York City neighborhood. Tickets: $6­10. 7:30 pm, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Spoken Word/Poetry Special guest is Saul Williams. Tickets: $6­8. 8 pm, BMU auditorium.

Thursday, March 7

Classical Music Master Class Workshop The Debussy Trio discuss the history of their selections in this evening’s performance. noon, Laxson.

International Women’s Day Fair Exhibits, workshops, and speakers address women’s issues and achievements. 1 pm, Free Speech Area.

CAPE Forum “What Are the Characteristics of Hate-Crime Perpetrators?” by Edward Dunbar, UC Los Angeles. 7:30 pm, PAC 135.

Classical Music Debussy Trio performs chamber music. Tickets: $8­15. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Theatre Street Scene. Tickets: $6­10. 7:30 pm, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Friday, March 8

Physics Seminar “The Physics of Magic” by Dave Wall, San Francisco City College. 11 am, Physical Science 105.

Humanities Center Symposium James Karman, English, featured speaker. 3 pm, Trinity 126.

Linguistics Colloquium “A Cross-Linguistic Examination of Causative, Intensive, and Reciprocal” by Frank Li, English. 3 pm, PAC 206.

Biology Seminar “Hydrogeol-ogy and Biogeochemistry of the Surface and Ground Water Interface of Rio Calaveras, a Perennial Montane Stream” by Cliff Dahm, University of New Mexico 4 pm, Holt 170; refreshments 3:30 pm.

Theatre Street Scene. Tickets: $6­10. 7:30 pm, Harlen Adams Theatre.



Saturday, March 9

Honey Run Run 3-mile walk/run in Butte Creek Canyon. Registration: $8­12; call x4994. 9:30 am, Honey Run Covered Bridge.

Museum of Anthropology Event Debbie Ducommun, the “Chico Rat Lady,” gives a presentation with her pet rats. 1 pm, Langdon 301.

Spring Bowman-Jewett Benefit Concert Students and faculty from the CSU, Chico keyboard program

perform. 7:30 pm, PAC 134.

Theatre Street Scene. Tickets: $6­10. 7:30 pm, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Sunday, March 10

Theatre Street Scene. Tickets: $6­10. 7:30 pm, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Monday, March 11

Guest Philosopher Seminar “Not Till It’s Over: Reflections on the End of Science” by Susan Haack, University of Miami. noon, Trinity 100, materials available at the Humanities Center, x4284; 7 pm, Harlen Adams Theatre, open to the public. A reception follows in Trinity 100.

Tuesday, March 12

Musical Theatre Mahalia presents the story of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson. Tickets: $10­22. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Thursday, March 14

Anthropology Forum “Primates?” by Mary Glenn, Anthropology. 4 pm, Ayres 120.

CAPE Forum A panel discusses “How Reliable Is the Credibility of Preschoolers in Child Molestation Cases?” 7 pm, PAC 134.

Friday, March 15

Physics Seminar “A New Type of Optical Interferometer” by James Millerd, 4D Vision Technology. 11 am, Physical Science 105.

Chemistry Seminar “Computational Chemistry on a Linux Cluster” by Chris Cooney, Anthony Lorelli, and Randy Miller, Chemistry. 1 pm, Physical Science 202.

Humanities Center Symposium “Black Mothers and Sons” by Tracy Butts, English. 3 pm, Trinity 126.

Biology Seminar “Nuclear Hormone Receptors: How Broken Transcriptional Switches Can Cause Disease” by Marty Privalski, UC Davis. 4 pm, Holt 170; refreshments 3:30 pm.

Tibetan Chanting The Gyuto Monks perform. Tickets: $10­22. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

A.S. Presents Film Series Chocolat. Tickets: students free, $2 general. 8 pm, BMU 210.

Saturday, March 16

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration A traditional Irish dinner is served prior to the Celtic Fiddle Festival. Tickets: $35, includes performance. 6 pm, Selvester’s Café.

Celtic Fiddle Festival Kevin Burke, Johnny Cunningham, and Christian Lemaitre perform. Tickets: $10­22. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Sunday, March 17

Chamber Music Series The program includes 20th-century Classics and Romantics. Tickets: $6­10. 2 pm, PAC 134.

Wildcat Athletics

Track and Field—Stadium

Thursday, Feb. 28 and Friday, March 1 Chico Invitational; 11 am

Baseball—Nettleton Stadium

Friday, March 1 vs. Sonoma State in a conference game; 2:30 pm

Sunday, March 3 vs. Sonoma State in a conference game; noon

Golf Tournament—Chico State Spring Classic

Monday, March 11 12:30 pm, Butte Creek Country Club

Tuesday, March 12 8:30 am, Canyon Oaks Country Club

Softball—University Field

Friday, March 15 vs. UC San Diego; 1 pm


Calendar items for Inside Chico State should be submitted two weeks in advance of each publication date to Linda Moore at

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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