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March 22, Thursday
CETL Partners in Pedagogy Workshop Series presents:
a forum on Undergraduate Research Initiatives co-sponsored by Office of the Provost, Undergraduate Studies, Office of the Vice President for Research, and CETL, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in CC 375. For more information, call 437-3920.

Department of Women’s Studies presents: Fantasies of Justice: Sex, Gender and Crime, with Ruthann Robson, at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Assembly Hall. Event is free and open to the public.

Department of Biological Sciences Spring 2001 Seminars presents: Biophysical Approaches to Understanding Metalloendonuclease Structure and Function, with Cynthia Dupureur, at 4:10 p.m. in Biology 248A. For more information, contact Richard Cunningham at 442-4331.

March 23, Friday
Effective Criminal Justice Action Research Focus Lecture Series presents:
The Untapped Potential in Developing an Internal Research Capacity in Policing, with Herman Goldstein, at 1 p.m. in Page Hall Lounge. For more information, visit the Web site at http://www.albany.edu.

New York State Writers Institute Classic Films Spring Series presents: Three Colors: White, directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski, in French and Polish with English subtitles, at 7:30 p.m. in Page Hall, 135 Western Ave. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 442-5620.

March 24, Saturday
Composer Bob Gluck of the Department of Music presents:
Sounds of a Community, an innovative interactive electronic musical work, at the Woodstock Jewish Congregation, Woodstock, N.Y., at 7:30 p.m. For more information, see http://www.rpi.edu/-gluckr/projects.html.

March 26, Monday
New York State Writers Institute Spring Visiting Writers’ Series presents:
Fiction writer Mary Gaitskill on taboo subjects, at 8 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Center, main campus. An informal seminar will be held at 4 p.m. in Humanities Room 354. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact 442-5620.

CETL Partners in Pedagogy Workshop Series presents: an informal discussion on teaching writing. Topic to be determined by participants, with Bob Yagelski and David Nentwick of the Writing Center, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in CETL LE-G61, East Seminar Room, new library. For more information, call 437-3920.

University Senate Meeting at 3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Assembly Hall. Election of 2001-02 chair-elect and secretary. For more information, contact Madelyn Cicero at 437-4917.

March 27, Tuesday
Institute for the Advancement of Health Care Management presents:
Redesigning Clinical Office Practice Operations for Process Improvement and Quality, with Bruce Bagley, from 7:30 to 9:15 a.m. at the New York State Nurses Association, 11 Cornell Road, Latham, N.Y. For reservations and more information, call 442-3913.

School of Public Health Spring 2001 Seminar Series presents: Contemporary Ideologies of Race and Culture: Identity, Community, and Policy Implications, with Lucas Wilson, from 8 to 9 a.m. at the East Campus, One University Place, Routes 9 & 20, Rensselaer, N.Y. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact 402-0330.

Natural History Lecture Series presents: Snowflake Bentley, with Duncan Blanchard, at 8 p.m. in Lecture Center 7 on the main campus. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 437-8705.

UAlbany Chemistry Seminar Series Spring 2001 presents: Integrating Molecular Graphics into Introductory Biochemistry, with Gale Rhodes, at 4:30 p.m. in Chemistry 151.

March 28, Wednesday
New York State Writers Institute Spring Visiting Writers’ Series presents:
Colm Toibin, one of Ireland’s leading journalists and best young writers, at 8 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Center, main campus. An informal seminar will be held at 4 p.m. in Humanities Room 354. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact 442-5620.

CETL’s Instructional Technology Workshop Series for Faculty, Staff and Teaching Assistants presents: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in CETL LE-G02 Digital Workshop 1, new library. For more information, call 437-3920.

CETL Partners in Pedagogy Workshop Series presents: Diversity in the General Education Context, with Vivien Ng of women’s studies, from 12 to 1 p.m. in CETL LE-G03, West Seminar Room, new library. For more information, call 437-3920.

German Table: Informal luncheon for people at any level, with interest in German, at noon in the private dining room in Indian Quad. For more information, call 442-4997.

March 29 - 30
Upstate NY Jr. Science & Humanities Symposium
sponsored by the University at Albany, College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences and the US Department of Army, Navy and Air Force through grants administered by the Academy of Applied Sciences at the Turf Inn on Wolf Road.

March 30, Friday
New York State Writers Institute Classic Films Spring Series presents:
The Godfather, Part II, at 7:30 p.m. in Page Hall, 135 Western Ave. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 442-5620.

Effective Criminal Justice Action Research Focus Lecture Series presents: Two (More) Models of the Criminal Process, with Malcolm Freeley, at 1 p.m. in Page Hall Lounge. For more information, visit the Web site at http://www.albany.edu.

Nominations due for the 19th Annual Disabled Students Awards Luncheon. Please send all nominations to Disabled Student Services by the close of business. For more information, call 442-5490.

The Department of Africana Studies, the N.Y. African-American Research Foundation, and the Division of Student Affairs present: A Poetry Recital and Poetry Workshop, with Angela Kinamore, from 1 to 2:20 p.m. in Humanities 354. For more information, contact Leonard A. Slade Jr. at 442-4726.

March 31, Saturday
Open house
for admitted students from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lecture Center Concourse. Campus tours, academic fair and special topic sessions will be offered. For more information contact 442-5435.

Albany Pro Musica presents: The Grand Choral Tradition with David Griggs-Janower conducting at 8 p.m. in the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. For more information and tickets, call 273-0038.

April 2, Monday
CETL Partners in Pedagogy Workshop Series presents:
a forum on Forming Community Links in Undergraduate Education, co-sponsored by Office of the Provost, Undergraduate Studies, and CETL, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in CC 375. For more information, call 437-3920.

Save Africa from AIDS Committee Meeting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Campus Center 370.

April 3, Tuesday
School of Public Health Spring 2001 Seminar Series presents:
Curing Incurable Disease: The Molecular Epidemiology of Lung Cancer, with Simon D. Spivack, from 8 to 9 a.m. at the East Campus, One University Place, Routes 9 & 20, Rensselaer, N.Y. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact 402-0330.

The University at Albany School of Social Welfare presents: The Heart of Social Work Recognition Luncheon with Lawrence Shulman on Studies in Style: The Many Faces of Exceptional Field Supervision, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. R.S.V.P. by March 23 to 442-5321.

Natural History Lecture Series presents: Coral Evidence for the Interaction Between the Pacific Tropics and Subtropics on Decadal Time-scales, with Brad Linsley, at 8 p.m. in Lecture Center 7 on the main campus. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 437-8705.

Training for All Teachers Lecture Series presents: Puerto Rican Transnational Migration and Identity: Impact of English Language Acquisition on Length of Stay in the United States, with Carlos Santiago, at 12 p.m. in Education 335. Open to everyone. Complimentary lunch will be served. For more information, call Nancy Fisher at 442-5009.

UAlbany Chemistry Seminar Series Spring 2001 presents: Noninvasive Tissue Modulated Raman Spectroscopy of Human Blood in vivo: Chemical Analysis, with Joseph Chaiken, at 4:30 p.m. in Chemistry 151.

German Table: Informal luncheon for people at any level, with interest in German, at noon in the private dining room in Indian Quad. For more information, call 442-4997.

April 5, Thursday
University at Albany’s Music Department presents:
An Evening of Chamber Music featuring Maureen Hurd, clarinet; David Ying, cello; and Elinor Freer, piano, at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center on the main campus. For more information, call 437-3995.

New York State Writers Institute Spring Visiting Writers’ Series presents: Susan Sontag, nonfiction and fiction writer, at 8 p.m. in 3303 Sage Building, Rensselaer (RPI), Troy, N.Y. Cosponsored in conjunction with Rensselaer’s McKinney Writing Contest. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact 442-5620.

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UAlbany Presents

Paula Poundstone

One of the foremost topical humorists working today, Paula is much in demand.

8 p.m. in Page Hall, 135 Western Ave.

For more information and ticket reservations, call the box office at 442-3997.


Memorial Service for
Rod Hart

Friday, March 30, 9 a.m. in the Hall of Fame Room in the RACC.

Rod was associated with the University at Albany for more than 45 years, both as a student and a staff member.