University Park Calendar
April 19 - 28

SPECIAL EVENTS SEMINARS CONFERENCES
Public Broadcasting EXHIBITS TIPS


"Family Photo" and other photographs by Greg Grieco
will be on display on the Kern Panels in Kern Building on the University
Park Campus through May 12. The exhibition is based on a 1994 trip
to Cuba and illustrates life in that country.


SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday, April 19
School of Music, 10 a.m., 15 Music Bldg. Robert Dick hosts composers' forum. A solo flute performance and commentary at 2:30 p.m. in Recital Hall.

Gallery Talk, 2:30 p.m., Christoffers Lobby, Palmer Museum. Debra Greenleaf on "An Installation by Betye Saar."

"Ice Rhythms," 7:30 p.m., Ice Pavilion. Also, April 20.

The Dance Program in Dept. of Exercise and Sport Science, 8 p.m., White Hall Dance Theatre, 132 White Bldg. Annual spring concert, "Choreographic Showcase." Also April 20 and 21. Tickets available at the door.

--School of Music, 8 p.m., Recital Hall. "Celebration of Diversity" with the Penn State Concert Choir and the Chambers Singers. For tickets, call (814) 865-0432.

Saturday, April 20
Earth Day.

Shaver's Creek, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Earth Day Celebration. Also, April 21. Call (814) 863-2000.

--Gallery Talk, 2 p.m., Christoffers Lobby, Palmer Museum. Kay Picart on "Asian Art at the Palmer Museum."

Palmer Musuem of Art Annual Gala, 6:30 p.m., Penn State Scanticon. "The Roaring Twenties." For reservations, call (814) 865-7672.

Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium. David Rousseve/REALITY "Whispers of Angels." For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

School of Music, 8 p.m., Schwab Auditorium. Penn State Glee Club and Orianna Singers Concert. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

Sunday, April 21
School of Music, 4 p.m., Recital Hall. Penn State University Choir. For tickets, call (814) 865-0431.

Monday, April 22
--Latino Food Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Paul Robeson Cultural Center. Admission is $5.

--Comparative Literature Luncheon, 12:15 p.m., 101 Kern. George Enteen on "Russian Literature Versus Legal Consciousness."

School of Music, 7 p.m., Eisenhower Chapel. Early Music Ensemble.

School of Music, 8 p.m., Recital Hall. Penn State Percussion Ensemble.

Tuesday, April 23
Happy Valley Toast Masters, noon, Redifer Commons. Noon club meeting.

Faculty Senate meeting, 1:30 p.m., 112 Kern.

School of Music, 6:30 p.m., Music Bldg. Courtyard. Penn State Campus Band. Rain date: April 25.

Center for Adult Learner Services, 6-8 p.m., 205 Shields Bldg. "Student Aid: Making Money Stretch" program. Continues noon-2 p.m. April 24. For information call (814) 863-3887

Christian Faculty/Staff Fellowship spring banquet, 6:30 p.m., Mars room, Johnston Commons. Rae Mellinchamp, speaker. To register send $17.50/person to Emory Enscore, 207 Hammond Bldg.

Nittany Valley Symphony, 8 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium. "Nature Awakens," with Grieg's Piano Concerto featuring Carl Blake, guest soloist. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

Wednesday, April 24
School of Music, 7 p.m., HUB Ballroom. Penn State Concert Band.

School of Music, 8 p.m., Recital Hall. Student Composer's Concert.

Thursday, April 25
Commission for Women's Take Our Daughters to Work Day. To register, call (814) 865-1683.

Bach's Lunch Concert, 12:10 p.m., Eisenhower Chapel. The Penn State Flute Ensemble.

--Gallery Talk, 2 p.m., Christoffers Lobby, Palmer Museum. Glenn Willumson on "Sebastião Salgado and 'Workers'."

Visual Arts Lecture, 3 p.m., Palmer Lipcon Auditorium. Andrea Gill, ceramist, will speak on her work.

Saturday, April 27
Shaver's Creek, 10 a.m. Picture Perfect Walk. Call (814) 863-2000.

Gallery Talk, 1 p.m., Christoffers Lobby, Palmer Museum. Debra Greenleaf on "An Installation by Betye Saar."


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SEMINARS

Friday, April 19
Accounting, 3:30 p.m., 333 Beam BAB. Paul Healy on "Do Firms Benefit from Expanded Voluntary Disclosure?"

Geography's Coffee Hour, 4 p.m., 26 Hosler. President Graham Spanier, "An Informal Conversation with the President."

Philosophy, 4 p.m., 218 Willard. Dimitri Ginev on "Variants of Hermeneutic Philosophy of Science."

Monday, April 22
Center for Gravitational Physics and Geometry, 3:30 p.m., 109 Boucke Bldg. Valeri Frolov on "Black Hole Entropy: Off-Shell vs. On-Shell."

Physics, 3:30 p.m., 339 Davey Lab. Talat Rahman on "The Role of Vibrational Entropy in Structural Phase Transitions."

Institute for High Performance Computing Applications, 3:35 p.m., 215 Hammond Bldg. Youcef Saad on "Solving Large Sparse Irregularly Structured Linear Systems on Clusters of Workstations."

Tuesday, April 23
Chemical Engineering, 10 a.m., Paul Robeson Cultural Center Auditorium. Dennis Hess on "Vapor Phase Cleaning for Electronic Materials Device Fabrication."

Geosciences, 3:30 p.m., 112 Walker. Doug Erwin on "The Cambrian Radiation."

M.E. John Memorial Lecture, 3:30 p.m., Eisenhower Chapel. Walter Coward on "Rural Poverty in the United States: A Comparative Perspective."

Ecology, 3:45 p.m., 107 Wartik. Denice Wardrop on "Sedimentation Rates in Pennsylvania Wetlands Along Hydro-geomorphic and Disturbance Gradients."

Biology, 4 p.m., 8 Mueller Lab. Allen Orr on "The Genetics of Specification: Recent Progress."

Wednesday, April 24
--International Programs, 9:30 a.m., 222 Boucke Bldg. Sizwe Mabizela on "South African Education for Empowerment: A Plan for the Future."

Stone Memorial Lecture in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 4 p.m, 112 Buckhout Lab. Carol Gross on "Function and Regulation of Sigma Factors in Escherichia coli."

--Architectural Engineering Consortium for the Advancement of Building Sciences, 7 p.m., Colonial Room, Nittany Lion Inn. Leonard Joseph on "Engineering the World's Tallest Building -- Petronas Tower, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia."

Thursday, April 25
Center for Gravitational Physics and Geometry, 11:30 a.m., 339 Davey Lab. William Krivan, speaker.

Physics, 3:30 p.m., 101 Osmond Lab. Rajarshi Roy on "Coupled Optical Oscillators: Coherence, Chaos, and Control."

Ecology, 3:45 p.m., 108 Wartik. Peter Curtis on "Making Sense of the Literature: A Case Study in the Use of Meta-analysis for Integrating Ecological Research."

Friday, April 26
Physics, 2:30 p.m., S-5 Osmond Lab. K. B. Whaley on "Clusters - From Nanocrystals to Superfluids."

Ecology, 3:35 p.m., 101 ASI. Chad Bucklew on "Community Structure and Productivity of a Naturalized Pasture Under Six Management Schemes."

Geography's Coffee Hour, 4 p.m., 206 Walker. James W. Darlington on "Becoming Canadian: What Manitoba's Gravestones Tell Us About the Assimilation of Ethnic Communities."


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CONFERENCES

Friday, April 19
R. Hadly Waters Logistics and Transporation Symposium, Penn State Scanticon. Joseph C. Andraski on "Logistics Leadership: Developing Relationships with Senior Management." For information, call (814) 865-1866.

Logistics Transportation Symposium, The Penn State Scanticon.

Saturday, April 20
"Challenges and Achievements," 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Classroom Bldg. For more information, call Women in the Sciences and Engineering at (814) 865-3342.

Sunday, April 21
Penn State Green Design Conference, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Cafe Laura, Mateer Bldg. For information, call (814) 863-7688.

Monday, April 22
--Multicultural Summit 1996, The Nittany Lion Inn. Through April 23.

Tuesday, April 23
Better Process Control School, Nittany Lion Inn. Through April 26. Scale-up Strategies for Animal Cell Culture, 8:30 a.m., Frear Lab. Through April 26. To register, call 1-800-PSU-TODAY.

Positioning Ourselves for the Way Things Will Be, The Penn State Scanticon.

Child and Adolescent Service Systems Program, The Penn State Scanticon. Through April 26.

Scale-Up Strategies for Animal Cell Culture, The Nittany Lion Inn. Through April 26.

Friday, April 26
--Indigenous Knowledge 1996, The Nittany Lion Inn. Through April 27. Statewide Future Problem-Solving Program, Days Inn. Through April 27.

History and Philosophy of Mathematics, The Penn State Scanticon. Through April 29.


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PUBLIC BROADCASTING

WPSU-FM 91.5
"Morning Edition," Mon.-Fri., 6-9 a.m.

"Performance Today," Mon.-Fri., 8-10 p.m.

"All Things Considered," Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 5-6 p.m.

"Weekend Edition," Sat. & Sun., 8-10 a.m.

"Fresh Air with Terry Gross," Mon.-Fri., 7-8 p.m.

"Odyssey Through Literature with S. Leonard Rubenstein," Sun., 6:30 p.m.

"Car Talk," Sat., 10 a.m. and Sun., 4 p.m.

"The Thistle & Shamrock," Sun., 3 p.m.

"Piano Jazz with Marion McPartland," Mon., 10 p.m.

"Libri," Sun., 6 p.m.

View program listings from WPSX Television.

Visit National Public Radio home page


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EXHIBITS

HUB
Formal Art Gallery:
"Three Ring Circus," a three-man sculptural exhibit. Through May 3.

Art Alley Cases:
Central Pa. Scholastic Art Competition, through May 12.

Kern Exhibition Areas
Kern Panels:
--Greg Grieco Photography. Based on a 1994 trip to Cuba and illustrates the life of the people there. Through May 12.

Kern Cases:
Diane Maurer Marbled Paper: collages, books and wearable art. Through May 12.

Palmer Museum
"Betye Saar: Tangled Roots," through July 21.

--"Workers: An Archaeology of the Industrial Age: Photographs of Sebastião Salgado." Through June 9.

Pattee
Lending Services Gallery and West Lobby Gallery:
Spectrum, student art work. Through April 30.

Zoller Gallery
MFA Exhibition-Nancy Brassington, April 20 through April 30.

MFA Exhibition-David Pier, April 24 through April 30.

-- Reflects an international perspective


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TIPS

Information Penn State
Call 863-1234, and enter the number of the message you wish to hear. Messages are listed in the front of the telephone directories. Other messages are Weather -- 234; Arts Line -- 345; University Calendar -- 456.


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This page was created by Annemarie Mountz.
Last updated by Kathy L. Norris on April 15, 1996.