INSIDE Chico State
0 October 10, 2002
Volume 33 Number 4
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico






Provost's Corner

Briefly Noted

Staff Profile





Arts Events, and Speakers

Thursday, Oct. 10

Anthropology Forum "Comments on Precontact Native American Metropolitan Sites" by Charlie Urbanowicz, Anthropology. 4 pm, Ayres 120.

CAPE Forum A panel presents "End-of-Life Decisions: A Conversation Between Generations." 6:30 pm, PAC 134.

University Film Series 8 pm, Ayres 106.

Friday, Oct. 11

Cancer Awareness "Dealing with Doctors: What to Ask and How to Be Prepared" by Nancy Ledoyen, R.N. 12:05 pm, D 115.

Chemistry Seminar "Synthesis and Characterization of Cobalt Germanium Materials" by Brian McBurnett, Chemistry. 1 pm, Physical Science 213.

Awards Ceremony Residence Life Spirit Week. 3 pm, Recreation Center.

Humanities Center Symposium "Three Women and the Men Who Loved to Hate Them" by Don Miller, Foreign Languages and Literatures. 3 pm, Trinity 126.

Mathematics Colloquium "On Legendrian Knots" by Dmitry Fuchs, UC Davis. 4 pm, Holt 185; refreshments precede.

Biology Seminar "Synapse Formation in Developing Cerebral Cortex" by Kimberly McAllister, UC Davis. 4 pm, Holt 170; refreshments precede.

Reunion Dinner The Class of 1952. 6 pm, Holiday Inn.

Mask by Paula Bush
Mask by Paula Bush

Auction A silent auction of face masks to support the University Art Gallery. 7 pm, University Art Gallery, Taylor.

President's Lecture Series Nobel Peace Prize winner Oscar Arias is an international spokesperson for peace. Tickets: $15­25; $35 includes reception following lecture. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Saturday, Oct. 12

Reunion Breakfast Physical Education benefit for the Art Acker Scholarship. 9 am, Alumni Glen.

Tours Walking tours of the campus. 10 am, Kendall flagpole.

Time Capsule Opening Capsules from 1932, 1942, and 1952. 10 am, Kendall.

Luncheon Golden Grads. 11 am, BMU auditorium.

Academic Fair A.S. hosts "Having Major Problems?" 11 am, Kendall lawn.

Picnic University barbecue. 11:30 am, Kendall lawn.

Homecoming Welcome President Esteban welcomes alumni, parents, students, and guests. Noon, Kendall lawn.

Picnic African American alumni. 1 pm, Oak Way Park.

Tour Golden Grads visit Bidwell Mansion. 1:30 pm, Mansion.

Agriculture Fall Festival Tours, dinner, dancing, and a silent auction for scholarships. Tickets: $5­15. 4 pm, University Farm. Call x6343 or x4597.

Dinner Athletic Hall of Fame. 5:30 pm, BMU ballroom. o

Dinner/Dance African American alumni. 6 pm, call x6835.

Concert Outstanding students in the School of the Arts perform. 7:30 pm, PAC 134.

Sunday, Oct. 13

Brunch African American alumni. 11 am, call x6835. o

Musical Theatre Porgy and Bess chronicles the life of African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina, in the 1920s. Tickets: $12­24. 7:30 pm, Laxson.t

Tuesday, Oct. 15

Concert The Laura Love Band and Australia's Fruit perform Afro-Celtic and pop rock. Tickets: $10­22. 7:30 pm, Laxson.t

Wednesday, Oct. 16

Take Back the Night Information fair from 10 am and Survivors Speak Out, 5:30 pm, BMU 210; Keynote speaker Inga Muscio, 7 pm, Free Speech Area, followed by silent candlelight march.

Arboretum Tour 11 am, Kendall.

Thursday, Oct. 17

Anthropology Forum "Conditions in the Global Factory: A Worker's Perspective" by Blanca Velazquez, Support Center for Workers, Atlixco, Mexico.4 pm, Ayres 120.

University Film Series 8 pm, Ayres 106.

Friday, Oct. 18

Cancer Awareness "Helping Yourself and Those You Love: Hospice and Other Community Resources" by Sheri Martin, M.S.W. 12:05 pm, D 115.

Chemistry Seminar "Looking Earlier and Deeper: New Natural Products from Extreme Marine Environments" by Jeff Guatschi, UC Santa Cruz. 1 pm, Physical Science 213.

Retired Faculty Meeting Anita Barker, Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports. 2:30 pm, Kendall 207.

Biology Seminar "Towards an Understanding of Calcium Carbonate Biomineralization in the Marine Alga Emiliania huxley: Utilizing a Genomics Approach" by Thomas Wahlund, CSU, San Marcos. 4 pm, Holt 170; refreshments precede.

Mathematics Colloquium "Derivatives and Primitives" by Washek Pfeffer, UC Davis. 4 pm, Holt 185; refreshments precede.

Modern Dance The Lula Washington Dance Theatre presents portraits of the African American experience. Tickets: $10­18. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Writer's Voice Dana Gioia, essayist, critic, and poet, speaks. 7:30 pm, University Center 109.

Dana Goila
Dana Goila


Sunday, Oct. 20

Chamber Music Concert Music of Denmark, England, and Germany. Tickets: $6­12. 2 pm, PAC 134.

Fiddle Music Master Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser is accompanied by composer/keyboardist Paul Machlis. Tickets: $10­22. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Alasdair Fraser
Alasdair Fraser

Wednesday, Oct. 23

Presidential Visiting Scholar The 2002 Joanna Cowden Memorial Lecture features Edward J. Larson, winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize in history. He speaks on "Creationism and Evolution: A History of Controversy in the Classroom." A reception follows in Trinity 100. 7 pm, Laxson.

Fall Operetta The 1792 setting of The New Moon features lyrics by a very young Oscar Hammerstein. Tickets: $10­18. 7:30 pm, Harlen Adams Theatre.t

Thursday, Oct. 24

Presidential Visiting Scholar Follow-Up Seminar with Edward J. Larson. Noon, Trinity 100/126.

Anthropology Forum Bill Collins, Geography and Planning. 4 pm, Ayres 120.

Presidential Visiting Scholar "What's So Special About the Galapagos?" by Edward J. Larson. 7 pm, PAC 134.

Fall Operetta The New Moon. Tickets: $10­18. 7:30 pm, Harlen Adams Theatre. t

University Film Series 8 pm, Ayres 106.

Friday, Oct. 25

Cancer Awareness "Working with Someone with Cancer; Living with Someone with Cancer" by Pat Jeter, R.N. 12:05 pm, D 115.

Biology Seminar "Causes and Consequences of Sudden Oak Death in California" by David Rizzo, UC Davis. 4 pm, Holt 170; refreshments precede.

Mathematics Colloquium "Shock-Wave Cosmology Inside a Black Hole" by Blake Temple, UC Davis. 4 pm, Holt 185; refreshments precede.

Blues Concert Guitarist/singer Keb' Mo' performs. Tickets: $14­25. 7:30 pm, Laxson.

Fall Operetta The New Moon. Tickets: $10­18. 7:30 pm, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Saturday, Oct. 26

Music John Milbauer and Robert Bowman perform in the Jane Bowman Jewett Memorial Keyboard Concert. 7:30 pm, PAC 134.

John MillbauerJohn Millbauer

Fall Operetta The New Moon. Tickets: $10­18. 7:30 pm, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Sunday, Oct. 27

Fall Operetta The New Moon. Tickets: $10­18. 2 pm, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Wildcat Athletics

Volleyball—Acker Gym

Friday, Oct. 11 vs. CSU, Bakersfield; 7 pm n

Saturday, Oct. 12 vs. CSU, Stanislaus; 7 pm n

Friday, Oct. 25 vs. Sonoma State; 7 pm n

Saturday, Oct. 26 vs. San Francisco State; 7 pm n

Soccer—Soccer Stadium

Friday, Oct. 18 vs. CSU, Dominguez Hills; women's 5 pm; men's 7:30 pm n

Sunday, Oct. 20 vs. CSU, Los Angeles; women's 11 am; men's 1:30 pm n

Academic Information

Now­Dec. 4

TRACS Course Request and Advising Period for spring 2003 -- see The Class Schedule

TRACS Registration for January Intersession


Paul Rand: Design Curated by Barbara Sudick, Communication Design. Now­Oct. 24. M­F, 8 am­5 pm. Humanities Center Gallery, Trinity.

Other Alignments: Stonehenge to Sutro Paintings by Peter Jodaitis. Oct. 15­31. M­F, 8 am­5 pm. Humanities Center Gallery, Trinity. Reception Oct. 17, 5 pm.

Who We Are: Face/Identity Curated by Helen Gesick and John Pozzi, Computer Science. Now­Nov. 3. M­F, 11 am­4 pm. Janet Turner Print Gallery, 2nd floor Laxson.

New Visions I Work by M.F.A. graduates of the California College of Arts and Crafts curated by CSU, Chico's Gallery Production class. Oct. 24­Nov. 14. M­F, 8 am­5 pm; SA­SU, noon­4 pm. University Art Gallery, Taylor.



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