INSIDE Chico State
0 October 24, 2002
Volume 33 Number 5
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico






From the President's Desk

Briefly Noted

Librarian at Large





Arts, Events, and Speakers

Thursday, Oct. 24

Presidential Visiting Scholar Follow-Up Seminar Edward J. Larson, winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize in history, speaks about his Oct. 23 lecture on creationism and evolution. Noon, Trinity 100/126.

Anthropology Forum Bill Collins, Geography and Planning, is guest speaker. 4 PM, Ayres 120.

Environmental Speaker "The Paving and De-Paving of America" by Jane Holtz Kay, architectural and planning writer. 7 PM, BMU auditorium.

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

Fall Operetta The 1788 setting of The New Moon features lyrics by a young Oscar Hammerstein. Tickets: $10-18. 7:30 PM, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Photo: The New Moon
The New Moon

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: $14-25. 7:30 PM, Laxson.

Photo: Keb' 'Mo
Keb' 'Mo

The New Moon Tickets: $10-18. 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.

The New Moon Tickets: $10-18. 7:30 PM, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Sunday, Oct. 27

The New Moon Tickets: $10-18. 2 PM, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Tuesday, Oct. 29

Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead A daylong celebration honors the women of Chihuahua, Mexico, who have disappeared. 10 AM, Free Speech Area.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Arboretum Tour 11 AM, Kendall.

Art and Art History Faculty Symposium Susan Whitmore, Art and Art History, is guest speaker. 2 PM, Ayres 201.

Thursday, Oct. 31

Annual Pumpkin Drop Noon, South side of Butte Hall.

Anthropology Forum Evan Stapleton, Yolo community service officer, is guest speaker. 4 PM, Ayres 120.

University Film Series 8 PM, Ayres 106.

Friday, Nov. 1

Dia de los Muertos Activities for children, an art exhibition, the Mexican film Macario, and the video documentary La Ofrenda. 10 AM, Trinity 100.

Photo: Native Trails
Native Trails

Chemistry Seminar "Spectroscopic Aspects of Surface Plasmon Resonance Detection" by Roger Tirrel, San Jose State. 1 PM, Physical Science 213.

Mathematics Colloquium "Shapes in Deterministic and Random Growth Models" by Janko Gravner, UC Davis. 4 PM, Holt 185; refreshments precede.

Biology Seminar "Why Are There So Many Alien Fish in California?: Patterns in Invasion Biology" is presented by Michael Marchetti, Biological Sciences. 4 PM, Holt 170; refreshments precede.

Dia de los Muertos A cultural program of music, dance, and poetry followed by refreshments. 7 PM, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Music/Dance Native American dancer Derek "Suwaima" Davis and flutist Robert "Tree" Cody perform Native Trails. Tickets: $10-22. 7:30 PM, Laxson.


Saturday, Nov. 2

Ballet The Moscow Ballet performs a repertory concert. Tickets: $20-35. 7:30 PM, Laxson.

Photo: Moscow Ballet
Moscow Ballet

Sunday, Nov. 3

Concert Music of Six Decades presents works of music professor emeritus Alfred Loeffler. 2 PM, PAC 134.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

International Relations Lecture "Europe's War on Terrorism" by Jim Jacob, Political Science. 5 PM, Ayres 106.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

A.S. Concert Jill Cohn, vocalist/pianist. Noon, Free Speech Area.

Music The Gospel Choir offers American gospel songs. 7:30 PM, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Thursday, Nov. 7

Anthropology Forum "Incidents of Travel, 2002: A National Endowment for the Humanities Institute in the Land of the Maya" by Mike Findlay, Anthropology. 4 PM, Ayres 120.

CAPE Forum A panel discusses "Should the United States Go to War with Iraq?" 7 PM, Harlen Adams Theatre.

University Film Series 8 PM, Ayres 106.

Friday, Nov. 8

Chemistry Seminar "Fundamentals of Chromatographic Separation in GC" by Eberhardt Kuhn, Agilent Technologies. 1 PM, Physical Science 213.

Humanities Center Symposium "Meeting the Other in Cyberspace: Online Interfaith Dialogue" by Kate McCarthy, Religious Studies. 3 PM, Trinity 126.

Biology Seminar "Discerning Patterns in a Forest of Trees: Inferences About Nematode Species, Genomes, and Macroevolution Based on Gene Phylogenies" by Steve Nadler, UC Davis. 4 PM, Holt 170; refreshments precede.

Health and Lactation Lecture Dr. Cheryl Lovelady, RD will be speak on "The Impact of Energy Restriction and Exercise in Lactating Women." 4-5 PM, Tehama 108.

Mathematics Colloquium "Do Students' Views of Mathematical Objects Affect Their Abilities to Construct Proofs?" by Neil Portnoy, Mathematics and Statistics. 4 PM, Holt 185; refreshments precede.

Saturday, Nov. 9

Choral The A Cappella Choir, Chamber Singers, University Chorus, and Choral Union present WorldSongs 2002: Destination-Eurasia. Tickets: $6-12. 7:30 PM, Harlen Adams.

Concert The U.S. Air Force String Orchestra presents the standard classical repertoire for strings. Tickets: free but required. 7:30 PM, Laxson. t

Sunday, Nov. 10

Choral WorldSongs 2002: Destination-Eurasia. Tickets: $6-12. 2 PM, Harlen Adams Theatre.

Wildcat Athletics

Volleyball -- Acker Gym

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

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

Wednesday, Nov. 6 vs. UC Davis; 7 PM n

Friday, Nov. 8 vs. Grand Canyon; 7 PM n

Saturday, Nov. 9 vs. UC San Diego; 7 PM n

Soccer -- Soccer Stadium

Saturday, Nov. 2 vs. UC Davis; men's 5 PM; women's 7:30 PMn

Monday, Nov. 4 vs. Humboldt State; men's 7:30 PMn

Academic Information

Now-Dec. 4

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

TRACS Registration for January Intersession

Nov. 4-Jan. 6, 2003

Registration for courses offered through the Center for Regional and Continuing Education


Other Alignments: Stonehenge to Sutro Recent paintings by Peter Jodaitis explore ancient stone. Now-Oct. 31. M-F, 8 AM-5 PM. Humanities Center Gallery, Trinity.

Who We Are: Face/Identity Prints demonstrate expressiveness in the human face, curated by Helen Gesick and John Pozzi, Computer Science. Now-Nov. 3. M-F, 11 AM-4 PM. Janet Turner Print Gallery, 2nd floor Laxson.

Photo: New Visions
New Visions

New Visions I Works by M.F.A. graduates of the California College of Arts and Crafts curated by CSU, Chico's Gallery Production class. Now-Nov. 14. M-F, 8 AM-5 PM; SA-SU, noon-4 PM. University Art Gallery, Taylor.

Surviving: Native Style A collection of mixed media curated by Daraxa Mattice. Nov. 5-28. M-F, 8 AM-5 PM. Humanities Center Gallery, Trinity.

Transition + Transformation Paper works by Cal Ling. Nov. 5-27. M-F, 8 AM-5 PM. Humanities Center Gallery, Trinity. Reception Nov. 8, 6 PM.



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