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ACTIVITIES

Spectrum Volume 21 Issue 14 - December 3, 1998

EVENTS

Thursday, 3
Memorial Chapel Music Program, noon-1 p.m., Chapel.
Science/Technology Studies Center Lunch Discussion. 12:30-1:30 p.m., 132 Lane: "What's Going on at the Society for History of Technology and Society for Literature in Science?"
Toxicology Program, 3 p.m., VMRCVM Heritage Room: "The Future of Toxicity Testing," by A.W. Hayes, Gillette.
Women's Basketball, 7 p.m.: At Appalachian State.
Music Ensemble Concert, 8 p.m., Squires Recital Salon: Early Music Ensemble.
TAUT Studio Production, 8 p.m., Lyric Theatre: "Return Addresses: Songs and Dances From Home."
Friday, 4
Organization of Women Faculty Coffee Hour, 8-9 a.m., The Easy Chair, University Mall.
YMCA International Gift Festival, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Cranwell Center.
Memorial Chapel Music Program, noon-1 p.m., Chapel.
Take Our Daughters to Work Committee Meeting, 2-3 p.m., Women's Center.
TAUT Studio Production, 3 p.m., Lyric Theatre: "Return Addresses: Songs and Dances From Home."
International Club Coffee Hour, 5 p.m., Cranwell Center: Movie: "The Monster."
Visiting Writer, 7 p.m., Volume Two Bookstore: Readings and book signing with Laurie Kutchins.
Saturday, 5
YMCA International Gift Festival, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Cranwell Center.
Holiday Program, 1-5 p.m., Smithfield Plantation.
TAUT Studio Production, 3 p.m., Lyric Theatre: "Return Addresses: Songs and Dances From Home."
Men's Basketball, 7:35 p.m.: At UNCC.
Special Music Event, 8 p.m., Burruss auditorium: "The Many Moods of Christmas."
Sunday, 6
Holiday Program, 1-5 p.m., Smithfield Plantation.
Student Recital, 3 p.m., Squires Recital Salon.
Monday, 7
University Council Meeting, 3-5 p.m., 1045 Pamplin.
Tuesday, 8
Diversity Roundtable, noon-1:30 p.m., Multicultural Center.
Memorial Chapel Music Program, noon-1 p.m., Chapel.
Faculty Senate Meeting, 7 p.m., 32 Pamplin.
VTU Program, 7:30 p.m., Burruss auditorium: "Big."
Wednesday, 9
Classes End.
YMCA "Mornings," 9:30 a.m., Luther Memorial Church: Christmas Craft.
Office of Family Support Program, noon to 1 p.m., DBHCC conference room C: "Discipline: Let's Talk About It," by Joyce Beliveau, Child Abuse Prevention Coalition.
Memorial Chapel Music Program, noon-1 p.m., Chapel.
"With Good Reason," 7 p.m., WVTF.
Women's Basketball, 7 p.m.: At East Carolina.
Music Ensemble Concert, 8 p.m., Squires Commonwealth Ballroom.
Thursday, 10
Reading Day.
SEMINARS

Thursday, 3
Physics, 3:30 p.m., 2030 Pamplin: "Physics and Other Science Serials at Virginia Tech," by Ed Lener.
Entomology, 4-5 p.m., 220 Price: Topic "Biological Control of Kudzu.", by David Orr, N.C. State.
Geological Sciences, 4 p.m., 2044 Derring: "Enhancing Anaerobic Biodegradation of Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Groundwater: Experimental and Modeling Approaches," by Madeline Schreiber, Wisconsin.
Electrical/Computer Engineering, 4 p.m., 349 Whittemore: "Elimination of Volumetric Clutter in Buried Object Detection," by Gary Brown.
Friday, 4
Highlands in Chemistry, 11 a.m., 3 Davidson: "Studies Toward an Outer-Sphere Control of Selectivity in Synthetic Transition Metal Catalysts," by Michel Gagne, UNC.
MCBB, noon, 102 Fralin: "Getting a Grip: Motor Protein Interactions with Microtubules," by Rich Walker.
MSE, 3 p.m., 110 Holden: "Development of Lead-free Alternatives to Lead Glass," by Harry W. "Billy" Abernathy.
Communications Studies, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Hillcrest honors conference room: "The Disappearance of Style from Contemporary Writing Pedagogy: A Critique and a Proposal," by Paul Heilker.
Theoretical Physics, 4 p.m., 122 Robeson: "Local Structures and Spatiotemporal Chaos," by Martin van Hecke, Niels Bohr Institute.
Monday, 7
Economics, 3:30 p.m., 2002 Pamplin: "Is Pigou Wrong? Can Distortionary Taxation Cause Public Spending to Exceed the Efficient Level?" by Charles de Bartolome, Colorado.
Biochemistry, 4 p.m., 223 Engel: "Beyond Belief: Spectroscopic Approach to the Study of Respiratory Metalloproteins by Magnetic Circular Dichroism and Related Techniques," by James Peterson, Carnegie-Mellon.
CSES, 4 p.m., 331 Smyth: "Developing Partnerships to Improve Grazing Livestock Production Efficiency in Virginia," by Glenn Johnson.
Horticulture, 4 p.m., 409 Saunders: "Precision Agriculture: Concepts and Practices," by Marc Alley.