November 18, 2002 Vol. VII, No. 7
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Tuesday, November 19
Nutrition Lecture Series
The Marilyn Magaram Center presents "Vitamin B12 Status of Guatemalan School Children: Effect of H. pylori Infection" from 12:301:30 p.m. in Sequoia Hall, first floor, room 112. The event is co-sponsored by the Student Dietetic and Food Science Association. Lisa Rogers, postdoctoral researcher from the Mattel Children¹s Hospital at UCLA, will be the guest lecturer. Admission is free. fmix3102.
Tuesday, November 19
Health Care Access
State Assemblyman Keith Richman, who also is a doctor, speaks on access to health care in Los Angeles County, 6:308:30 p.m. in the University Student Union¹s Santa Clarita Room. RSVP to (818) 886-8166. fmiLouis Rubino, x7257.
Wednesday, November 20
The Philosophy Department is hosting a lecture titled "Human Good, Happiness, and Virtue" at 4 p.m. in Sierra Hall, second floor, room 284. Guest speaker will be Gavin Lawrence, philosophy professor from UCLA. fmix2757 or www.csun.edu/~philos33.
Thursday, November 21
Sievers Memorial Service
The campus community extends its deepest sympathy to the family of photography professor Edwin Sievers, who passed away on Sun., Oct. 27. The Art Department will hold a memorial service for Sievers at 4 p.m. in Science Building 2, basement level, room 2020. The Photography Club has established a student scholarship fund in his honor and those interested in contributing should submit donation checks to the Art Department, payable to the CSUN Foundation, mail drop 8300. fmiJane McIntyre, x2242.
Friday, November 22
Research and Creative Works Symposium
The Office of Graduate Studies invites the campus community to attend the seventh annual Research and Creative Works Symposium from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the University Student Union Grand Salon. More than 120 undergraduate and graduate students from various disciplines will present their research. Faculty should encourage student attendance. Refreshments will be served. fmix2138.
Saturday, November 23
Women¹s Alumni Volleyball
Reminisce with old friends while watching the women¹s volleyball team take on UC Santa Barbara at 7 p.m. in the Matadome. An alumni social will follow the game. For tickets and information, contact Shellie Smith, x5541 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday/Sunday, November 2324
Ceramic Guild¹s Annual Holiday Sale
The Ceramic Guild will hold its annual holiday sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Design Center courtyard located at 18226 Halsted St. The sale will feature original designs by student and faculty in ceramics, jewelry, photography, sculpture and fiber art. fmiLottie, x3011.
Tuesday, November 26
Charter Schools Presentation
Options for Youth Charter Schools is hosting a presentation on charter schools at 1:30 p.m. in the Career Center, University Hall, room 105. Pamela Hall, director for Options for Youth Charter Schools, will speak. Refreshments will be served. For reservations, x2878.
Monday, December 2
CSUN Students in China
The China Institute will host two lectures on CSUN students¹ experiences in China from 10 a.m. to noon in the Education Building, conference room 1214/1216. "Teaching English in China" will be presented by graduate student Burcu Aydin, and "Chinese and American Cultures in Comparative Perspectives" will be presented by Oliver May, a senior from the Music Department and a Chinese government scholarship student to Nanjing Normal University. fmiJustine Su, x3801 or e-mail email@example.com.
Saturday, December 7
The Physics and Astronomy Department invites the campus community to explore the mysteries of the evening skies at the Donald E. Bianchi Planetarium, Science Building 2, at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. The show is recommended for children ages eight and older. fmix2775.
Educational Policies Committee
Meets 24 p.m. Wed., Nov. 20 in University Hall 211.
Personnel Planning and Review Committee
Meets 25 p.m. Wed., Nov. 27 in University Hall 277.
Meets 25 p.m. Wed., Dec. 4 in University Hall 277.
Meets 24:30 p.m. Thu., Dec. 5 in the Oviatt Library presentation room, lower level, west wing, room 81.
Academic Technology Committee
Meets 24 p.m. Fri., Dec. 6 in the Oviatt Library, third floor, room 372.
Educational Resources Committee
Meets 24 p.m. Tue., Dec. 10 in University Hall 211.
Meets 2 p.m. every Tuesday in the USU Grand Salon.
Sierra Hall Display Case
The Office of Student Development and International Programs is taking spring 2003 reservations beginning Mon., Dec. 2 for the large glass display case on the first floor in Sierra Hall. The showcase is available to all Associated Students chartered clubs and CSUN colleges, departments or programs to use for special promotions. Two groups will share the display window each week. Any organization or department may use the display case only once each semester. fmix2393.
Extended Learning Classes
The College of Extended Learning will offer more than 100 classes during the winter intersession that runs Thu., Jan. 2 through Fri., Jan. 24, 2003. Courses include a master of public administration program, test preparation seminars, youth programs and extension classes in business management, computer software, instructional design and yoga. Catalogs will be available Tue., Nov. 19 in the Matador Bookstore complex, room 100. Online and mail-in registration begins Mon., Nov. 25. In-person registration starts Tue., Dec. 2. Regular enrollment at CSUN is not required. fmix2786 or www.csun.edu/exl.
University Counseling Services offers presentations by the Joint Advocates on Disordered Eating (JADE) facilitated by trained student peer educators. The 30- to 60-minute in-class presentations are designed to increase awareness of causes, risk factors and symptoms of eating disorders. The program provides information on how to help a friend who may have an eating disorder and referrals for obtaining professional help. Peer educators are available to come to your class or organization and can tailor presentations to your group¹s needs. To schedule a presentation, call x7500.
Gay & Lesbian Support Group
The Women¹s Resource Center provides a support group program for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning students every Wednesday from 2:303:45 p.m. until Wed., Dec. 11 in the Women¹s Resource Center, located at 18344 Plummer St. between Reseda Boulevard and West University Drive. fmix2780.
Entertainment Coupon Books
Entertainment Coupon Books for the 20022003 year are available at the Center of Achievement for the Physically Disabled. The coupons are valid until November 2003 and provide 50 percent savings at hundreds of restaurants, theaters, sports events, theme parks, hotels and resorts. Last year¹s reduced rates are still in effect. New this year are monthly Ralphs $5 coupons. fmiCenter of Achievement for the Physically Disabled, x2182.
Faculty Computer Workshops
The offices of Undergraduate Studies and Online Instruction are sponsoring faculty computer workshops to facilitate online teaching and learning. All workshops will take place in Sierra Hall, fourth floor, room 422. Any of the workshops may be taken individually and assume no prior knowledge. Before taking a workshop, you must sign up for a WebCT, Blackboard or Flashlight account on that particular topic at www.csun.edu/~webteach/account.html.
For reservations, call x6558. The following courses are upcoming:
- Flashlight: 12 p.m. Thu., Nov. 21.
- WebCT IIWebCT Quizzes and Grading: 12:30 p.m. Fri., Nov. 22.
- WebCT IIWebCT Content and Files: 12 p.m. Fri., Dec. 6.
The Office of Environmental Health and Occupational Safety offers a variety of health and safety workshops. For reservations, call x2401. The following classes are being offered in the Environmental Health and Safety training room, PPM Corporate Yard building:
- Floor and Building Warden Training: 1011:30 a.m. Tue., Nov. 19.
Hazard Communication: 1011 a.m. Tue., Nov. 26.
- Floor and Building Warden Training: 1011:30 a.m. Fri., Dec. 6.
- Adult CPR: 8 a.m.noon Tue.,
Faculty/Staff Computer Workshops
ITR is offering the following workshops in the Oviatt Library garden level, room 30, Windows NT Lab (except as noted):
To enroll for classes, call x2204 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Excel 2002 Working with Multiple Workbooks and Worksheets:
911:30 a.m. Thu., Nov. 21.
- Publisher 2000 for Beginners:
24 p.m. Tue., Nov. 26, Oviatt Library, Windows 2000 lab, room 33.
- Dreamweaver 4 Formatting Features:
1:304:30 p.m. Tue., Dec. 3, Oviatt Library, Windows 2000 lab, room 33.
- Fireworks 4 Basics: 911:30 a.m. Tue., Dec. 3.
- FrontPage 2002 for Beginners: 1:154:45 p.m. Wed., Dec. 4.
- Excel 2002 for Beginners:
911:30 a.m., Thu., Dec. 5.
Resident Director Positions
CSU International Programs is recruiting faculty to serve as resident directors for its study abroad programs in China, France, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain and Zimbabwe. For more information, contact Tom Spencer-Walters, CSUN¹s Academic Council on International Programs representative, at x3311, or contact Johnetta Richards at email@example.com. Applications are due Sun., Dec. 1. fmiwww.gateway.calstate.edu/residentdirector.
International Faculty Partnership Seminar
CSU International Programs is accepting applications for the "Imagined Spaces, Real Places: France and California" seminar being held in Paris, France in June 2003. The seminar will be hosted by the Mission Interuniversitaire de Coordination des Echanges France-Americans (FICEFA) and the Chancellor¹s Office. Faculty interested in participating should contact Tom Spencer-Walters, CSUN¹s representative on the Academic Council on International Programs, at x3311. No more than two participants can come from any single CSU campus, and there are eligibility requirements. Applications are due Sun., Dec. 1. fmiwww.gateway.calstate.edu.
Summer Naval Research
The Office of Naval Research is offering its Summer Faculty Research Program and Sabbatical Leave Program to those with teaching or research appointments at U.S. colleges and universities. Available to faculty of many disciplines, the program provides paid, ten-week research opportunities beginning in May 2003 at the Naval Research Laboratory or at a Naval Systems Command Laboratory. Applications are available at www.asee.org/summer and must be received by Sun., Dec. 1. For additional program information, visit www.awu.org/onrfaculty.htm.
China Institute Faculty Grants
The China Institute is offering two $1,000 grants to CSUN faculty members to start a project or study within their discipline that advances the field of China studies. Four copies of a written proposal and resume must be submitted to the China Institute via campus mail, mail drop 8342, by Fri., Feb. 14, 2003. fmix3939 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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