Workshop Join Staff Development for a three-part series on "Professional Telephone Skills" with leaders Gloria Branson and Kelly Tingley, 10-11:30 a.m. Reservations: x6171.
Event 14th Annual World Food Day. First hour: a teleconference via satellite on the World Food Summit's food security goals and the state of global hunger. Second hour: Panel discussion on the impact of welfare reform on hunger with Lori True, Tom Imhoff, Congressman Wally Herger and Senator Vic Fazio (or their representatives). 9 a.m. - Noon, Continuing Education 107.
Workshop Information Resources presents Information Technology Training for faculty and staff and "Netscape and Internet Search Engines," 3-4 p.m., MLIB 457.
Anthropology Forum Professor Carolyn Heinz presents a slide series from her 1995 summer in Nepal, "On Cremation in India," featuring Hindu traditions of death. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.
History Lecture Series Friends of History present the first lecture in this year's series, "Biography and the Historian's Understanding of Culture and Society," with Michael Gillis and Michael Magliari on "Changing Perspectives on John Bidwell." 7 p.m., Ayres 120.
Writer's Voice Chico alum Stephen Gutierrez will read from Elements, a prize- winning collection of short fiction. 7:30 p.m., University Center Lounge, free admission.
Music Kartik SeshadriHypnotic Sounds of India. 7:30 p.m., Laxson; tickets $10-12.
Biology Seminar Pamela Ronald, Plant Pathology, UC, Davis, will present "Engineering Disease Resistance in Rice." Coffee , 3:30 p.m., Holt 171; speaker, 4 p.m., Holt 170.
Math Lecture James Norris of Cambridge University and MSRI presents "Asymptotics for Heat Flow in an Inhomogeneous Medium" as part of CSU, Chico's Mathematics Colloquia. 4 p.m., Holt 183.
Concert Dr. Loco's Rockin' Jalapeno Band. Reserve tickets: x6005. #
Outdoors Three-day backpacking trip to Point Reyes National Seashore. A moderate hike into base camp leaves plenty of time for rest and relaxation. Leave 5 p.m.; cost: $45-58. y
Workshop Kingsley Stern and Lowell Ahart lead "Introduction to Herbarium Practices," a workshop explaining what an herbarium is and how to manage one. 1-3 p.m., Holt 129.
Lecture Kingsley Stern presents "Introduction to the Flora of North America Project," and Loren Gehrung discusses her work on the genus Vaccinium (huckleberries and blueberries) at the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Biological Sciences Herbarium. 4 p.m., Holt 129.
Concert University A Cappella Choir, under the direction of William Ramsey, presents Anniversaries & Waltzes featuring works from Schubert, Mendelssohn, and Haydn. 7:30 p.m., Laxson Auditorium; advance tickets: $5-7. t
Fundraiser Fall Bowman -Jewett Keyboard Recital, an afternoon of Eastern-European music featuring solo and duo piano along with violin. Donations accepted toward scholarships for keyboard students. 3 p.m., PAC 134.
Event Wall of Hope presented by the Women's Center for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., BMU lobby.
Workshop Information Resources brings Information Technology Training to faculty and staff with "Using Commonspace in Your Curriculum." 9-11 a.m., MLIB 457, x6000.
Theater Bill Johnson directs this comedy by Christopher Durang, Baby with the Bathwater,7:30 p.m., Wismer Theatre; tickets $5-7. t
Workshop Keep a professional edge with Staff Development's workshop series and "Advanced Business Writing: Revision Strategies." Casey Huff, Publications, will cover common problems in business writing and strategies for identifying and revising them. 10-11:30 a.m., Sutter 140. Call x6171 for reservations.
Agriculture Dave Simcox, Recreation and Parks Management, speaks on "Teaching Research to Research Phobics!" for the fall 1997 seminar series. Noon, Plumas 203B.
Theater Baby with the Bathwater, 7:30 p.m., Wismer Theatre Tickets: $5-7. t
Seminar Campus Wellness Center presents Walt Schafer's seminar, "Stress Management." Learn how to control the #1 cause of heart attacks and put yourself on a vacation from stress. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Tehama 106.
Anthropology Forum Lisa Swillinger and Henry Davis speak on the "The Role of the Northeast Center of CHRIS," 4 p.m., Ayres 120.
Music Inti Illimani, "Chile's world music maestros," share musical styles from around the world. 7:30 p.m., Laxson, tickets: $10-15. t
Theatre Baby with the Bathwater , 7:30 p.m., Wismer Theatre. t
Outdoors Certified diving excursion to the depths of Monterey Bay. Leave 3 p.m. Cost: $60-98. y
Friday, October 24
Math Lecture Margaret Owens presents "Primality Tests and the Search for Mersenne Primes." Refreshments, 3:30 p.m., Holt 183; speaker at 4 p.m., Holt 185.
Biology Lecture Robert Bugg, Sustainable Agriculture Research and Educational Program, UC, Davis, lectures on "Ecological Soil Management in Agricultural Systems." Coffee reception Holt 171, 3:30 p.m.; speaker, 4 p.m., Holt 170.
Theatre Baby with the Bathwater, 7:30 p.m., Wismer Theatre. t
Concert CSU, Chico's Jazz Express, director Richard Winslow, 4th Annual Jazz Invitational features two high school bands. 7:30 p.m., Laxson Auditorium. t
Theatre Baby with the Bathwater 7:30 p.m., Wismer Theatre. t
Music Solas has been compared to Altan and Trian, but this Irish band is distinguished by the originality, style, and imagination of its Celtic music. 7: 30 p.m., Laxson; tickets: $10-12. t
Theatre Final production of Baby with the Bathwater, 3 p.m., Wismer Theatre. t
Soccer Conference Game: women's vs. CSU, Hayward, 1 p.m.; men's vs. CSU, Stanislaus, 4 p.m., soccer field.
Volleyball Conference Game: San Francisco State University, 7 p.m., Acker Gym.
Soccer Men's vs. CSU, Hayward, 3 p.m., soccer field
Soccer Conference Game: women's vs. Humboldt State, 1 p.m.; Men's 3 p.m., soccer field.
Volleyball Women's North vs. South Tournament: Mesa State 1:30 p.m.; Sonoma State 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: Cal State, San Bernadino 10 a.m.; Grand Canyon 1 p.m., Acker Gym.
Last Day to apply to Graduate School and complete application for Spring '98.
Friday, October 24
Last Day to submit undergraduate Special Major application, effective fall '97 There will also be a $20 past- due fee assessed and a balance-due registration hold placed on account receivables not paid by this date.
TRACS Course Request and Advising Period for students, Spring '98.
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