University Park Calendar
April 4 - 14

SPECIAL EVENTS SEMINARS CONFERENCES
Public Broadcasting EXHIBITS TIPS



Photographer Emmet Gowin will discuss his work at
4 p.m. April 8 in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium on the
University Park Campus and at 10 a.m. April 9 in the conference
room of Patterson Building. Both lectures are free to the public.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday, April 5
Shaver's Creek, 7 p.m. Frog Pond Foray. For details, call (814) 863-2000.

Saturday, April 6
Shaver's Creek, 1 p.m. Whose Egg Is It? For details, call (814) 863-2000.

Gallery Talk, 1 p.m., Christoffers Lobby, Palmer Museum. Beth Lombardi on "Baroque Art at the Palmer Museum."

Monday, April 8
--Asian Awareness Week event, 7 p.m., 101 Classroom Bldg. Documentary "Who Killed Vincent Chin?"

--Ebony and Ivory Week event, 7:30 p.m., HUB Fishbowl. William Cross on "Ethnic Myths."

Essence of Joy, 7:30 p.m., performing at Grace Lutheran Church, State College.

HUB/Robeson Building Design Forum, 7:30 p.m., HUB Gallery Lounge and noon April 9. Open forums to provide brief history of HUB expansion/Robeson center project, current status and timelines.

Tuesday, April 9
School of Visual Arts, 10 a.m., Conference Room, Patterson Bldg. Emmet Gowin to speak on his photographic work. Also at 4 p.m., Palmer Lipcon Auditorium. He will speak on "Three Decades of Photography: Emmet Gowin's Life Work."

Happy Valley Toast Masters, 11:45 a.m. lunch, noon meeting, Heritage Room, Redifer Commons.

Cross Cultural Health Program, 5 p.m., 301 HUB. General body meeting. African/Hispanic/Asian/Native American Student Organization, 5:30 p.m., Carnegie Cinema. Local Asian American reporters will discuss careers in journalism, "Beyond Connie Chung."

Ebony and Ivory Week event, 7:30 p.m., HUB Fishbowl. Roundtable discussion of affirmative action, welfare, Proposition 187 and their impact.

--"Distinctive Styles" concert, 8 p.m., HUB Fishbowl. "Limpopo," four-piece Russian folk'n'roll band.

School of Music, 8 p.m., Recital Hall. Jazz II&III.

Wednesday, April 10
Entomology, 7 p.m., 101 ASI. "Taking a Bite of the Perfect Apple," replacing pesticides with biological alternatives.

Center for Women Students, 8 p.m., 121 Sparks Bldg. Katie Loestner to tell her story as a way to promote rape prevention.

Ebony and Ivory Week celebration, 8 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium. Edward James Olmos on "Can We Unify?"

--Student Affairs, 8:30 p.m., Pollock Rec Room. A panel on "P.S.: I'm Asian."

Thursday, April 11
Pennsylvania Career Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Bryce Jordan Center. "Careers in the Commonwealth." For information, call (814) 865-2377.

Penn State Quality Expo '96, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nittany Lion Inn Ballroom. Bach's Lunch Concert, noon, Eisenhower Chapel. Students from School of Music Voice Studios.

Theatre Arts, 5 p.m., Paul Robeson Cultural Center. The Theatre Workshop in Diverse Cultures presents "Living in Lion Country." For more information, call (814) 863-9413.

--Asian Awareness Week event, 7 p.m., 102 Forum Bldg. Christine Choy, documentary filmaker, will speak about her film and Asian American civil rights issues.

Ebony and Ivory Week event, 7:30 p.m., HUB Fishbowl. "The Eye of the Storm," a roundtable discussion of why people hate and how easy it is to discriminate.

Palmer Lecture, 7:30 p.m., Palmer Lipcon Auditorium. William E. Williams on "The Photographic Construction of Sabastiao Salgado's 'Workers'."

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

Friday, April 12
Gallery Talk, 2 p.m., Christoffers Lobby, Palmer Museum. Glenn Willumson on "Sebastiao Salgado and 'Workers'."

Asian American Student Organization, 7 p.m., HUB Ballroom. Fashion show and a night of cultural performances.

--Ebony and Ivory Week event, 8 p.m., HUB. Lollapalooza, performances from Jazz Club, Caribbean Student Association Dancers and Angel Step Team.

School of Music, 8 p.m., Schwab Auditorium. "Opera Theatre." For information, call (814) 863-0255. Also April 13.

Saturday, April 13
Office for Minority Faculty Development, 9 a.m., 114 Kern. "Promotion and Tenure," development workshop. For reservations, call (814) 863-1663.

Shaver's Creek, 9:30 a.m. Reconnecting with Nature. Call (814) 863-2000.

--Penn State International Dance Ensemble, 2 p.m., White Bldg. Dance Theatre. From "beledi" dancing to the 90's American hip-hop style and from European music to American country western. Also at 7 p.m. For tickets, call (814) 863-3467.

--Asian Awareness Week event, 7 p.m., 101 Classroom Bldg. "hereandnow," an Asian American acting troupe to present a show on Asian American issues (racism and themes of self discovery).

Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium. Ensemble Modern. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

Sunday, April 14
Shaver's Creek, 2 p.m. Spring Awakening. Call (814) 863-2000. School of Music, 2 p.m., Recital Hall. Singing Lions. For tickets, call (814) 865-0431.

University Concert Committee, 3 p.m., HUB Fishbowl. "Dixie Hummingbirds," black gospel quartet tradition of four-part harmony. School of Music, 3 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium. Penn State Symphonic Band.

School of Music, 5 p.m., Faith United Church. Penn State Women's Chorale.


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SEMINARS

Friday, April 5
University Records Management Program, 9 a.m., 517A Classroom Bldg. "Policies and Procedures Affecting Records and Information Management at Penn State." Also at 3 p.m. in 26 Hosler Bldg.

Marker Lecture in Evolutionary Biology, 10 a.m., 214 Boucke Bldg. Walter M. Fitch on "Adaptive Evolution in Viruses."

Ecology, 11 a.m. David Karowc, speaker. Call for location, (814) 865-2054.

Center for Gravitational Physics and Geometry, 11:30 a.m., 339 Davey Lab. Steve Sawin on "Smooth Uniform Measure on the Space of Connections and Diffeomorphism Invariant States."

Physics, 2:30 p.m., 339 Davey Lab. Mike DuVernois, speaker.

--Economic, 3:30 p.m., 403 Kern. Philip Levy on "Free Trade Arrangements and Inter-Bloc Tariffs."

Geography Coffee Hour, 4 p.m., 206 Walker Bldg. Paul F. Starrs on "Things Western: Intermountain Growth and the Decline of California."

Monday, April 8
Agricultural Sciences, 10:30 a.m., 101 ASI. Robert Thompson on "World Food Demand, Agricultural Research and the Environment: The Essential Nexus." Also at 7:30 p.m. on "A Vision of the Future of Land Grant Colleges: Research, Education and Outreach."

University Records Management Program, 10 a.m., Alumni Lounge, First Floor Old Main. Policies and procedures affecting Records and Information Management at Penn State.

Comparative Literature, 12:15 p.m., 101 Kern. Santa Casciani on "Consider the Rose, Where it Grows: Jean de Meun and Dante."

Institute for High Performance Computing Applications, 3:35 p.m., 215 Hammond Bldg. Ali Haghighat on "Parallel Algorithms for the Linear Boltzmann Equation – Phase Space Decomposition and Iterative Methods."

--East Asian Studies, 4 p.m., 102 Weaver Bldg. David Barnhill on "The Ecology of Compassion: Gary Snyder's Buddhist Vision."

--German, 4:30 p.m., Rare Books Room, Pattee Library. Hans-Albrecht Koch on "America as Seen by a Traveling German Author: Johann George Kohl (1808-78)."

National Association of Minorities in Cable, 7:30 p.m., Carnegie Cinema. Linda Guess Farris on "Television Careers: A Guide to Breaking and Entering."

Tuesday, April 9
Chemical Engineering, 10 a.m., Paul Robeson Cultural Center Auditorium. Denis Wirtz on "Direct Measurement of Transport Properties of a Single DNA Molecule."

Graduate School of Public Policy and Administration, 3 p.m., S136 Henderson Bldg. Kathyrn Dansky on " Strategic Orientation and Total Quality Mangement: Linking Vision to Action."

Geosciences, 3:30 p.m., 112 Walker. Gerald Joyce on "The RNA World." Ecology, 3:45 p.m., 107 Wartik. Debbie Campbell on "Assessing the Performance of Created Wetlands: A Spatial and Temporal Analysis." Biology, 4 p.m., 8 Mueller Lab. Don Ready on "Drosophila Eye Development: Cytoskeletons in the Closet?"

Food Science, 4 p.m., 117 Borland Lab. Pavinee Chinachotti on "Thermomechanical Properties in Relation to Staling and Toughening."

Priestley Lecture in Chemistry, 8 p.m., 104 Keller. Thomas R. Cech on "RNA Catalysis: Discovery, Origins of Life and Medical Possibilities."

Wednesday, April 10
Continuing and Distance Education, 11:45 a.m., 502 Keller. Alan B. Quigley on "Literacy in a Time of Cynacism: A Deconstruction of Our History and Myths."

--Science, Technology and Society (STS) Program, noon, 118 Willard. Deborah Wheeler on "Communiciation Technology and the Security of Islamic Values."

--Slavic and East European Languages, noon, 406 Oswald Tower. Victoria Koroteyeva on "Nationality Problems of the Russian Federation."

Gerontology, 12:15 p.m., 101 H&HD East. Darin Ellis on "Gerontology and Information Technology: The Role of Engineering."

Priestley Lecture in Chemistry, 4 p.m., S5 Osmond Lab. Thomas R. Cech on "How to Accelerate a Reaction 100,000,000,000-fold Using Only RNA."

Thursday, April 11
Priestley Lecture in Chemistry, 12:15 p.m., S5 Osmond Lab. Thomas R. Cech on "Building an Active Site with Ribonucleotides."

Ecology, 3:45 p.m., 108 Wartik. Jonathan Gershenzon on "Metabolic Costs of Plant Defense: Monoterpenes in Mints."

Russell Lecture in College of Health and Human Development, 4:15 p.m., 209 Henderson Bldg. South. John Milner on "A Clove a Day: The Role of Garlic in Modifying the Cancer Process."

Mueller Memorial Lecture, 8 p.m., 112 Kern Bldg. Herbert Walther on "Photons -- Atoms -- Waves, New Tests of Quantum Phenomena."

Friday, April 12
Mueller Memorial Lecture, 11 a.m., 339 Davey Lab. Herbert Walther on "The Quantum Optics of a Single Atom."

Philosophy, 4 p.m., 218 Willard. Dimitri Ginev on "Beyond Modernity But Not Postmodernity (The Human Sciences at the End of Modernity)."


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CONFERENCES

No conferences scheduled this week.


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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
Fishbowl:
"The Clothesline Project," our community's display of t-shirts made by survivors, family members, and friends of survivors of violence. April 11-12.

Kern Exhibition Areas
Kern Cases:
--Slavic Eggs, dozens of intricately designed Ukrainian Easter eggs, called pysanky. Through April 16.

Palmer Museum
"Workers: An Archaeology of the Industrial Age: Photographs of Sebastiao Salgado." April 9 through June 9.

Zoller Gallery
MFA Exhibition -- Dahn Hiuni. Through April 14.

-- 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 Annemarie Mountz and Kathy L. Norris on April 3, 1996.