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a publication of california state university, sacramento                                                                                                           october 11–october 17, 2004

Spanos pledges $10 million for stadium, Rec Center
   A $10 million commitment            of the gift during his inauguration    of our stadium and to provide           track facilities that helped attract   Collection, which includes books,
by real estate developer and San       address on Oct. 4 (see story below).   the lead gift for the construction      the 2000 and 2004 U.S. Olympic         art and archival materials valued at
Diego Chargers owner Alex G.               “Today, I want to tell you         of the Recreation, Wellness and         Track and Field Trials.                nearly $3 million. It was given to
Spanos and his wife, Faye, will        that Mr. Spanos believes in this       Events Center.                              His latest gift the largest gift   Sacramento State by philanthropist
serve as the cornerstone donation      University and in each and every           “We thank you, Mr. Spanos,          ever to Sacramento State and           and Sacramento State alumnus
for the remodeling of Hornet Sta-      one of us that are a part of it,”      for your confidence and generos-        among the 10 largest gifts ever        Angelo Tsakopoulos in late 2002.
dium and the construction of a         Gonzalez said. “He knows we            ity. We won’t let you down.”            given to a CSU campus. It is also         The plan for the Recreation,
planned $73 million Recreation,        can achieve what we set out to do          Spanos is known throughout          the largest gift given to any of the   Wellness and Event Center passed
Wellness and Events Center at          and knows our plan, Destination        the state for his philanthropy.         Northern California CSU cam-           a referendum vote of the students
Sacramento State.                      2010, is our destiny. To that end,     He has previously given Sacra-          puses.                                 in April 2004 with a pledge from
   President Alexander Gonzalez        he has committed to provide $10        mento State well over $1 million            The University’s largest prior     Gonzalez that he would raise $23
made the surprise announcement         million to launch the renovation       for upgrades to the stadium and         gift was the Tsakopoulos Hellenic
                                                                                                                                                                          See SPANOS, Page 2

Inauguration marked by
pageantry, optimism
    In a day of academic tradi-        event. Emeritus Sacramento
tion, touching moments and             State professor Alan Wade led
a surprise gift announcement,          the procession with the Univer-
Alexander Gonzalez was offi-           sity Flag, while Faculty Senate
cially inaugurated as Sacramento       Chair Cristy Jensen followed
State’s 11th president.                with University’s new ceremo-
    The Oct. 4 event at the Out-       nial mace.
door Theatre drew university               During the event, Gonza-
representatives from throughout        lez’ younger brother Francisco
the state, including CSU presi-        Gonzalez, who has been called
dents, CSU Trustees and CSU            one of the best American-born
Chancellor Charles Reed.               harpists of the Mexican tradi-
    Gonzalez told the crowd of         tion, presented a musical selec-
hundreds of visitors and mem-          tion titled “Cuatro Milpas.”
bers of the campus commu-                  There were also numerous
nity that he was committed to          speeches by representatives
improving Sacramento State by          from the University’s core con-
helping its people achieve their       stituencies—students, alumni,
potential—to pursue “self-actu-        faculty and staff, and the com-
alization.”                            munity—as well as Chancellor
    “The people here need to be        Reed and other visitors.
encouraged to and allowed to               Among them was Sacra-
thrive if this University hopes        mento State student body Presi-
to be its best,” Gonzalez said,        dent Joshua Wood, who said
adding later, “A clear sense of        that, “We gather to inaugurate
purpose, a clear sense of identity     a President who will not be sat-
                                                                                                                                                                            Photos by Steve McKay
and a rising tide of excellence and    isfied with fulfilling the status
                                                                                                                     MEMORABLE DAY—Under
creativity will indeed lift us all.”   quo, but will reach beyond with
                                                                                                                     sunny skies, the campus com-
    He tied his commitment to          ambitious goals for a better                                                  munity celebrated the inaugura-
helping students, faculty and          future for our institution.”                                                  tion of Alexander Gonzalez as
staff achieve their potential to the       CSU Board of Trustee Chair                                                the University’s 11th president
University’s Destination 2010 ini-     Murray L. Galinson the Presi-                                                 last week. At right, emeritus
tiative. He said Sacramento State      dent that he and board “look                                                  professor Alan Wade carries
was already a great regional insti-    forward to many more years of                                                 the University flag to the cer-
tution, but that it would become       working with you and watch-                                                   emony, flanked by members
a premier metropolitan university      ing this university reach new                                                 of the 88th Cadet Wing Color
with planned improvements such         heights of accomplishment.”                                                   Guard from the campus Air
                                                                                                                     Force ROTC. Above, President
as the recreation center and new           The occasion will be
                                                                                                                     Gonzalez gives his inaugural
residence halls, and a commit-         remembered not only for the
                                                                                                                     address, which was capped by
ment to improving academic             ceremony itself but for Gon-                                                  a surprise announcement of a
programs and the University’s          zalez’ announcement near the                                                  $10 million gift from philanthro-
overall reputation.                    end that Alex G. Spanos and                                                   pists Alex G. and Faye Spanos.
    “You’ll hardly recognize it        his wife Faye have committed
five years from now,” he said.         $10 million as the cornerstone

                                                                              Robots geared up for battle
    Gonzalez, who arrived at           donation for the remodeling
Sacramento State last July, also       of Hornet Stadium and the
thanked the campus commu-              construction of a planned $73
nity for making he and his wife        million Recreation, Wellness              One-pound gladiators from            battles—will feature robotic cre-      puter Science, including projects
Gloria “feel right at home over        and Events Center.                     throughout the West will seek           ations fighting it out with wedges,    such as a hovercraft and a mini-
the past year.”                            “Although (Spanos) has sup-        robotic glory at “Smackdown             blades and anything else com-          Baja off-road racer. And there
    The ceremony began with            ported our efforts in the past,”       in Sactown!”—the second Ant             petitors have dreamed up. Entries      will be tours of engineering and
the ringing of campus bells and        Gonzalez said, “this latest            Weight Robot Challenge and              will come from local and out-of-       computer science facilities.
a procession of regalia-clad           gesture is one of the clearest         Engineering Expo at Sacramento          area teams.                               More than 1,000 spectators
faculty and guests from the Uni-       expressions of affirmation for         State, Sunday, Oct 17.                     The event will also feature         are expected.
versity Union to the Outdoor           what we do and what we hope               The event takes place in the Uni-    displays by student groups from           The second Robot Challenge
Theatre. Economics profes-             to achieve.”                           versity Union from noon to 5 p.m.       throughout Sacramento State’s          and Engineering Expo is presented
sor Stephen Perez narrated the                       —Frank Whitlatch            The main event—robot                 College of Engineering and Com-                    See ROBOTS, Page 2
The CSUS Bulletin welcomes
submissions to the Professional
                                                                                     see www.epinet.org/content.cfm/
                                                                                     books_teacher_pay. He also                  new faculty for 2004
Activities Section from faculty,              ROBERT FOUNTAIN, Presi-                recently presented the results of
administration and staff. Items               dent’s Office, was a presenter         the book at Princeton University                 Sacramento State welcomes 41 new faculty members this
are run on a space available                  at the Anderson UCLA Fore-             and Columbia University Teach-               year. Watch for short profiles and photos of them in future
basis. They should be no longer               cast Conference on Sept. 8. He         ers’ College.                                issues of the CSUS Bulletin.
than 75 words and may be sub-                 presented a report on the Sacra-                                                        New faculty and staff can get “new face” forms and set up
mitted to bulletin@csus.edu or                mento region at the seminar on         LEON WIEBERS, theatre and                    a time to take a photo by calling Public Affairs at 278-6156 or
faxed to 278-5290.                            “California’s Big Regions—What         dance, designed costumes for                 by e-mailing a request to bulletin@csus.edu.
                                              Makes Them Different and               two productions at the California
                                              Where Are They Going?”                 Music Circus this past summer—               The new faculty members are:
                                                                                     The Fantasticks and The Scarlet
                                                                                                                                     Caixing Liu, Accountancy         Beatrice Kelley,
                                              KATIE BOWLES-OSBORN,                   Pimpernel. The Sacramento Bee
                                                                                                                                                                        Foreign Languages
                                              nursing, went to Guayaquil,            featured the costumes for The                   Hugh Pforsich, Accountancy
LUCY BITTAR, a student pursu-                 Ecuador as a visiting educator         Fantasticks in an advertisement                                                   Julie Cidell, Geography
                                                                                                                                     Claudya A. Lum, Bilingual
ing a degree in vocational educa-             and presented to weeklong educa-       and the review for The Scarlet                   and Multicultural Education      Daniel M. Deocampo, Geology
tion, was recently honored for                tional program for local nurses        Pimpernel praised them. Pictures
five years of service at the Rural            and physicians. The visiting           of the costumes can be seen at
                                                                                                                                     Shannon L. Datwyler,             Chloe S. Burke, History
                                                                                                                                      Biological Sciences
Community Assistance Corpo-                   educator program is funded by          www.californiamusicaltheatre.com.                                                 Brian D. Schoen, History
ration, a nonprofit organiza-                 Interplast, a volunteer organiza-                                                      Jamie M. Kneitel,
                                                                                                                                      Biological Sciences
                                                                                                                                                                       Ernest L. Cowles,
tion that aides rural and tribal              tion that sends surgical teams to      ANN STOLTZ, nursing, had an
                                                                                                                                                                        Institute of Social Research
communities.                                  developing countries.                  article published in the August                 Thomas R. Peavy,
                                                                                     2004 Journal of School Nursing                   Biological Sciences
                                                                                                                                                                       Harry N. Theodorides,
Sacramento State’s WATER                      CATHERINE TURRILL, art, was            titled “Identifying and Interven-                                                  Kinesiology
                                                                                                                                     Bradly Baker, Chemistry
SKI CLUB has once again quali-                one of several speakers invited to     ing in Relational Aggression.”                                                    Serge M. Karalli, Management
fied for nationals by finishing               respond at public screenings of the    The article deals with bully-                   Thomas J. Savage, Chemistry
                                                                                                                                                                       Freddy Lee, Management
second at the Western Conference              documentary film “Secret Knowl-        ing in middle-school girls. She                 John D. Spence, Chemistry
Championships in Bakersfield.                 edge” at the Crocker Art Museum        also presented two workshop                                                       Martha C. Wilson,
Thirteen universities competed.               in Sacramento on Oct. 9.               sessions in August 2004 at a                    Christi A. Cervantes,             Management
The finish qualifies the team for                                                    conference on school violence                    Child Development
                                                                                                                                                                       Beom-Jin Choi, Management
the national championships to be              DAVE ZUCKERMAN, commu-                 for the Sacramento City Unified                 Karen L. Hansen,                  Information Science
held in Zachary, La. Oct. 14–16.              nication studies, will present         School District. The title of the                Civil Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                       Andras Domokos,
The team was led by CHRISTY                   a paper titled “Semiotics of           workshop was “Stop Pushing Me                   Kevan R. Shafizadeh,              Mathematics and Statistics
HUMPHRIES, who placed 6th in                  History, Identity, and Heroism         Around! Truths about Bullying,                   Civil Engineering
women’s slalom, 6th in women’s                in Northern Ireland” at the 33rd       Bullies, and Victims.”
                                                                                                                                                                       Yong S. Suh,
                                                                                                                                     Beverley Sheafer,                 Mechanical Engineering
trick, 8th in women’s jump and                annual conference at the Jean
                                                                                                                                      Civil Engineering
3rd overall; and RYAN SELSOR,                 Gebser Society and the dedication                                                                                        Bridget Parsh, Nursing
who placed second in men’s                    of the Jean Gebser Archives at the                                                     Raymond C. Burnett,
                                                                                                                                      Communication Studies
                                                                                                                                                                       Jan Sampson, Nursing
slalom, 4th in men’s trick, 6th in            History of Science Library at the      DENNIS TOOTELIAN,
men’s jump and 4th overall.                   University of Oklahoma, Oct. 15.       management, was interviewed                     Yunna Rhee,
                                                                                                                                                                       Hakan Ozcelik, Organizational
                                                                                     by the Ventura County Star on                    Communication Studies             Behavioral Environment
                                              BILL LEACH, Center for Collab-         Sept. 22 about the economic                                                        Bryan Coleman-Salgado,
                                                                                                                                      Ying, Jin, Computer Science
                                              orative Policy, co-presented a paper   impact McDonald’s restaurants                                                      Physical Therapy
                                              titled “Belief Change and Coalition    have on local communities.                      Yelena, Takhtamanova,
                                                                                                                                                                       Frank B. Hicks, Physics and
                                              Stability in San Francisco Bay-                                                                                           Astronomy
                                              Delta Water Policy 1953-1996”          CHRISTOPHER BURNETT,                            Pradeep Setlur, Electrical
                                              and chaired a roundtable discus-       communication studies, was a                     and Electronic Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                       Amanda Clinton-Higuita,
    CSUS                                                                                                                                                                Special Education, Rehabilita-
                                              sion at the American Political         guest on a KQED radio forum                     Catherine Gabor, English          tion, and School Psychology
                                              Science Association annual meet-       on Sept. 23 talking about the
                                              ing in Chicago, Sept. 4.               political significance of this year’s           Lesley F. Glade, English         Chia-Jung Chung,
    Volume 11, Number 8                                                              presidential and vice presidential                                                 Teacher Education
                                                                                                                                     Julie L. Figueroa,
    The Office of University                  SEAN CORCORAN, econom-                 debates.                                         Ethnic Studies
    Advancement                               ics, co-authored a book with
    California State University,              the Economic Policy Insitute of
    6000 J Street                             Washington, D.C. titled How
    Sacramento, CA 95819-6026                 Does Teacher Pay Compare?
                                              Methodological Challenges and
    Interim Vice President,
                                              Answers. For more information,           Continued from page 1
    University Advancement
    Marion O’Leary
    Associate Vice President,                                                           million toward the building.              Spanos and his family enter-         students and for this community,”
    Public Affairs                                                                      Student fees have increased $10        prises are well-known throughout Gonzalez said. “By his generosity,
    Ann Reed
                                              Robots                                    per semester, and once the Uni-
                                                                                        versity raises its portion, student
                                                                                                                               the Sacramento and San Joaquin
                                                                                                                               Valleys. A native of Stockton,
                                                                                                                                                                       he has led the way for others in
                                                                                                                                                                       the community to help us make
    Laurie Hall                               Continued from page 1                     fees for the Center will increase      Spanos left the family baking           our dream a reality. His strong
    Steve McKay
    Frank Whitlatch                           by the student-run Competitive            to $110 per semester.                  business to found and become the        support of this University is
    Student Interns
                                              Robotics club. It is designed as a            The proposed 236,000               chairman of the highly successful       deeply gratifying and we are hon-
    Christina M. Loveall                      family-friendly event to get young        square-foot multi-purpose              A.G. Spanos Companies.                  ored by his decision to contribute
    Anthony Santos                            people interested in engineering          Center will be integrated with            He has made numerous dona- in this way.”
    Volunteer                                 and technology.                           simultaneous upgrades to Hornet        tions to educational facilities            Details of the arrangement
    Bud Lembke                                    In addition to Sacramento             Stadium to make a unique, top-         throughout the state, from an           will be announced at a news
    Director of Publications                  State organizations, event spon-          notch University athletic facility.    elementary school sports field,         conference later this month.
    Geri Welch
                                              sors include Northrop Grumman,            This signature building is envi-       to his alma mater Cal Poly San             More information about
    Design                                    Titan, the Federal Technology             sioned to include a new student        Luis Obispo, and the University         the Recreation, Wellness and
    Claire Harding
                                              Center, Taylor Systems Engineer-          health center, fitness center, rock-   of California San Diego.                Events Center is available at
    To submit material                        ing, the Air Force Association            climbing wall, swimming pool,             In his autobiography, Spanos         www.csus.edu/union/rwec.
    for publication:
                                              Gold Rush Chapter, Parallax, and          athletic courts, bowling center,       outlines his lifelong credo of
    The Bulletin is published on Mon-
    days of the academic year. Campus         the California Autonomous Tech-           conference center and 8,000-seat       giving back to the
    news may be submitted by e-mail to        nology Initiative.                        arena for events such as com-          communities in which
    bulletin @ csus.edu may be faxed to           Tickets to the event are $5 gen-      mencement and intercollegiate          he has had success.             Correction
    (916) 278-5290 or may be delivered
                                              eral, $3 students and free for chil-      athletics.                             He and his wife have
    on disk or paper to Public Affairs,                                                                                                                        In last week’s Bulletin story on
    Sacramento Hall Room 215, campus          dren 10 and under. Free parking is            Sacramento State’s Hornet          been married 55 years
    mail code 6026. Deadline for all          in lots 4 and 5 near Riverside Hall       Gym—home to the University’s           and have four adult             the Bush-Kerry debate events,
    materials is 10 a.m. on the Wednesday     and the University Library.               intercollegiate basketball, vol-       children.                       the wrong location was listed for
    before publication. Items will be pub-                                                                                                                     the Wednesday, Oct. 13 viewing.
    lished on a space available basis and
                                                  For more information, visit           leyball and gymnastics, as well           “This gift allows
    are subject to editing. Writing should    www.sacbot.com or contact engi-           as recreational sports—is one of       us to go forward with           It will be at 6 p.m., in Mendocino
    be in news style, short and direct. For   neering professor Akihiko Kum-            the two smallest basketball facil-     what will be a land-            Hall 1005.
    inquiries call (916) 278-6156.            agai at 278-6089.                         ities in the Big Sky Conference.       mark facility for our

2                                                                                                                                                                   october 11, 2004 csus bulletin
Biology professor still on the job after 50 years
    When biological sciences pro-       year, teaching “a little                                                                marathon stretch in aca-        impact of plants on cultures.

                                                                                                                          Photo by A. C. Santos
fessor Lee Kavaljian first joined the   more than half time.” He                                                                demia after early trials            Besides all this, Kavaljian
Sacramento State faculty, he recalls    spends a lot of hours out-                                                              in a couple of other            takes the month between fall and
that the fewer than 1,500 students      side of class in his office                                                             jobs, one in the Brook-         spring semesters to travel to the
and his 100 teaching colleagues         in Humboldt Hall and                                                                    lyn Botanical Gardens           Far East in search of additions
shared the campus with “jackrab-        on the campus because                                                                   and another as a chem-          to his extensive art collection.
bits and burrowing owls.”               “that’s where the com-                                                                  ist in Fresno. In both          His trips are often to Thailand,
    That was a half century ago, a      puter is and the books                                                                  cases, a teaching job           Burma, Laos, Cambodia and
year after the school moved to its      in the wonderful library                                                                at his alma mater, the          Vietnam but he has traveled
new campus from temporary quar-         here.”                                                                                  University of Chicago,          to China three times and went
ters at Sacramento City College.             Kavaljian grew up                                                                  attracted him back to           frequently to Japan in the past.
Kavaljian stuck it out through the      in the Chicago area. His                                                                the classroom.                  He has also been a participant
pioneering academic cycle and then      interests in addition to                                                                    When he first came          in one, and co-director of three,
                                                                      Lee Kavaljian
some, into the burgeoning era of,       his academic profession                                                                 to Sacramento, the main         Fulbright-Hays Group Projects
currently, 28,500 students and          are in the arts. When he                ing here. But I liked the weather a             buildings were admin-           Abroad. All were in the summer,
1,500 faculty members.                  arrived in Sacramento in August         lot in contrast to Chicago.”          istration, now Sacramento Hall,           three in India and one in China.
    As far as he or anybody else        1954 after being personally inter-          He coped with what he saw as      and the library in what is now                How good is his art collec-
knows, Kavaljian holds the              viewed in Chicago by the Univer-        Sacramento’s shortcomings in the      Lassen Hall, Douglass Hall and            tion? Sacramento’s Crocker Art
seniority title among those 1,500       sity’s first president, Guy West,       visual and performing arts, prin-     part of what is now Kadema                Museum occasionally borrows
faculty members. Probably by a          he concedes now that he was not         cipally by going to San Francisco     Hall. Sciences were in three one-         pieces from him for display.
substantial margin. And adds to         impressed by what the city of Sac- as often as he could. Gradually,           story buildings now long gone.                When will he will he totally
it every day.                           ramento had to offer.                   that drawback was overcome in             Kavaljian is happy that teach-        retire? He answers the question
     He officially retired 13 years         “I was dismayed at the con-         the city where he had landed. He      ing became his lifetime work. He          with a question.
ago but that was only a mile-           trast between life in Chicago and       pronounces the art scene “much        teaches a class in introductory               “Why leave?” he answered.
stone in his career. As profes-         life in Sacramento,“ he said in a       better today,” partially because      biology, and an upper division            “I find it stimulating and it keeps
sor emeritus, he continues this         recent interview. “The cultural         of what is available on campus.       class, “Plants and Civilization,”         the cobwebs out of the brain.”
semester into his 51st academic         opportunities were totally miss-            Kavaljian settled into his        which deals with the global                                    —Bud Lembke

                                                                                                                             Bargains abound
   A national search is underway
                                        others the cost is $15.
                                           The clinics are sponsored by the
                                                                                HELPING WITH
                                                                                                                             at annual ski swap
for associate vice president and        Sacramento State Student Health           The Center for Teaching and
dean for academic programs.             Center, the University’s nursing                                                         The Ski and Snowboard           room. Items will be sold on a
                                                                               Learning will host a faculty teach-
Screening of applications will          program and the Sacramento                                                           Club is holding its annual Ski      consignment basis during the
                                                                               ing strategies brown bag discussion
begin on Nov. 19.                       County Influenza Coalition.                                                          and Snowboard Swap from             swap the following day. No
                                                                               on “Working with Students with
   Details: http://www.csus.edu/           Details: 278-9355.                                                                10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday,        clothing will be accepted for
                                                                               Disabilities,” noon to 1:15 p.m.,
fas/vacancies/admvac.htm.                                                                                                    Oct. 24 in the University           consignment.
                                                                               Friday, Oct. 15 in Library 4026.
                                         PROPOSALS SOUGHT                                                                   Union Ballroom.                        In addition to the sale, the
                                                                                  Staff from Services to Students
 MAIL MISHAP                               Proposals are being accepted                                                         The popular event, held         event will feature free fun for
                                                                               with Disabilities will lead the
   Students recently received a         for a campuswide reading and                                                         to raise money for the club,        the entire family, including
                                                                               discussion and offer strategies
postcard with the wrong name            writing conference that will be                                                      will feature more than $1 mil-      a jump house for kids and
                                                                               for working with students with
from Sacramento State, but there’s      held Friday, Feb. 18 in the                                                          lion worth of new and used          a rock-climbing wall for all
                                                                               disabilities. Topics will include
no cause for alarm.                     University Union.                                                                    merchandise for all ages. All       participants. Live music will
                                                                               faculty, staff and student rights
   All enrolled students were sent          The event is being presented by                                                  new gear will be offered at 30      also be featured.
                                                                               and responsibilities; reasonable
the generic postcard notifying          the University’s Writing Across the                                                  to 60 percent off retail prices.       New this year is a special
                                                                               accommodations; strategies and
them of data on crime statistics        Curriculum Program.                                                                  The goods will include skis,        $20 “early bird” admission
                                                                               procedures; and legal mandates.
in accord with the Clery Act                Any full-time and part-time                                                      snowboards, boots, bind-            that gets participants in the
                                                                                  Confirm attendance at
reporting requirement. But a small      teachers, administrators and                                                         ings, clothing and accessories.     door at 9:30 a.m. Regular
                                                                               ctl@csus.edu or 278-5945.
change in the computer program          staff may propose an individual                                                      Season pass specials to ski         admission at 10 a.m. is $7
used to extract data for the mail       presentation or panel for a half-       PEDAL POWER                                 areas will also be available.       general and $5 for students,
merge appended the wrong                day conference on successful               Sacramento State has a number                 For individuals who plan        seniors and youth ages 12-15.
addresses to student names in the       approaches to reading and writing      of services available for those who           to sell their own skis, snow-       Children under the age of 11
mail file.                              across disciplines. Topics could       want to beat the parking hassle and           boards or boots, the club will      are free.
   No student data was changed in       include effective writing assign-      get some exercise by biking to work.          accept items from 11 a.m. to           For further information,
the student information system and      ments or approaches, successful            There is a free bicycle park-             4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23         visit www.skiclubatcsus.com.
no data security was breached.          departmental initiatives or proj-      ing compound at the foot of the               in the University Union Ball-
   The University will send secure      ects, using technology to improve      Guy West Bridge, which is staffed
e-mail to all students who have         reading and writing, dealing with      by student assistants from the
valid e-mail addresses to make the      plagiarism, research or theory         transportation and parking office
information available to them,          relevant to reading and writing, or    from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday            Details: Freddy Orozco at               LIBRARIES AND
and will send postcards to all          other subjects related to improving    through Thursday, and 7 a.m. to        278-7527 or orozcoa@csus.edu.               PATRIOT ACT
students who do not have valid          student reading and writing.           5 p.m., Friday.                                                                      George Paganelis, curator
e-mail addresses.                           Individual presenters will             There are also bicycle racks        CONFLICT AND                            of the Tsakopolous Hellenic
                                        be given 15 minutes, and panel         and lockers located throughout           HEALTH                                  Collection at Sacramento State,
 FLU VACCINES                          presentations will be given 45         campus. Bicycle lockers are avail-        Representatives from Physi-            will discuss how the Patriot Act
    Three flu vaccination clinics       minutes.                               able for rent through Peak Adven-      cians for Human Rights, Israel            impacts libraries and bookstores
will be held on campus in October           Proposals should include           tures at 278-6321 for $50 per          will be on campus to talk about           at the next “Soundings” event,
and November. They will be from         a 150-200 word abstract and            semester.                              the health effects of the Israeli-        8-9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 19 in
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday,           presentation title, along with             For longer commutes, Hornet        Palestinian conflict on Israeli and       the University Union. The room
Oct. 20 in the Library Quad;            the presenter’s name and depart-       Express shuttles and Sacramento        Palestinian civilians.                    has not been determined.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday,             ment. They may be submitted to         Regional Transit buses and light          The lecture and discussion will            The event is part of the monthly
Oct. 26 in the Library breezeway;       wac@csus.edu. The deadline is          rail are equipped with bicycle         be at 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 10 in          “Soundings” series hosted by a
and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday,          Dec. 20.                               racks.                                 the University Union Hinde Audi-          number of faculty, which looks
Nov. 8 in El Dorado Hall 1005.              More information on the                Local bicycle commut-              torium. It is sponsored by Campus         issues related to higher education
    There is no cost for the            Writing Across the Curricu-            ing resources include                  Peace Action and is free and open         and religion. Brief presentations
vaccines for students with              lum Program is available at            www.1800commute.org,                   to the public.                            are followed discussion.
augmented campus health cover-          www.csus.edu/wac. Questions            www.bikewaymap.com and                    Details: www.sacpsr.org or                 Details: Jeffrey Brodd at
age. The cost for other students        may be sent to wac@csus.edu.           www.sacramento-tma.org.                hethre_woodford@yahoo.com.                278-7703 or jbrodd@csus.edu.
is $7, and for faculty, staff and

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                              t                                                                                                                          www.csus.edu/events • 278- 4323

All events are free unless                     DANCE PIECES                                                                                                             Marching Band, and more,
otherwise noted. For a complete
events calendar click on                                Opening its 11th season at Sacramento                                                                           hosted by CSUS Alumni
www.csus.edu/events.                                State, Sacramento/Black Art of Dance presents                                                                       Association, 4-6 p.m.,
                                                    Quilts: Diasporic Tapestries, at 8 p.m. weekdays                                                                    Alumni Center. (916) 278-
ongoing                                             and Saturdays, 7 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 21 to 24                                                                        6295.
Exhibit, “Images of Identity,”                      and 27 to 31 in Solano Hall 1010.
contemporary American Indian                            The performance, developed by S/BAD                                                                             sunday, oct. 17
art by 12 artists, curated                          associate director and longstanding company                                                                          Theater, Goodnight,
by Sacramento State profes-                         member Nathan Jones, brings together chore-                                                                          Desdemona (Good Morn-
sors Frank LaPena and Terri                         ography by Jones and other S/BAD members                                                                             ing, Juliet), by Ann-Marie
Castaneda, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.,                          including Nicole Manker, Noah Hayes, Nzinga                                                                          MacDonald, directed by
Tues.-Sat., University Library                      Woods and Eric Vianelle. The show explores                                                                           Sacramento State professor
Gallery. (916) 278-2368. Contin-                    different aspects of African-inspired move-                                                                          Gina Kaufmann, 2 p.m.,
ues to Nov. 13.                                     ment, piecing together personal narratives                                                                           Playwrights’ Theatre, Shasta
                                                    that represent principles of unity, faith and                                                                        Hall, $15 general/$8 students
Hispanic Heritage Month,                            self-determination.                                                                                              and seniors. Tickets at CSUS
concerts, dance, lectures, presen-                      S/BAD was founded in 1993 by Sacramento State professor Linda Goodrich as a concert dance company            Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323
tations, more, Sept. 15-Oct. 20,                    that employs the aesthetic traditions established by modern dance pioneer Katherine Dunham. The dance            or at Ticekts.com. Performances
campus-wide. (916) 278-7241.                        company celebrates the movement and music of African culture.                                                    Oct. 15-17 and 21-24.
                                                        Tickets are $15 general admission, $13 for students and seniors, $12 for Sacramento State students and
Exhibit, “South America: The                        $9 for children 12 or younger.                                                                                   Athletics, Women’s soccer vs.
Realism Magico and Beyond,”                             Tickets are available from the CSUS Ticket Office at 278-4323.                                               UC Davis, 4 p.m., Soccer Field,
works by Fernando Duarte and                                                                                                                                         $5 general/$3 youth ages 2-17,
Galo Paz, Hispanic Heritage                                                                                                                                          tickets at gate. (916) 278-2222.
Month, University Library, call
(916) 278-6926 for library hours.              Exhibit, Homecoming Week                 Workshop, “Improving Cross-              saturday, oct. 16                   Athletics, Men’s soccer vs.
Continues to Oct. 20.                          Alumni Show, works by depart-            Cultural Relations,” Elaine              Theater, Goodnight, Desdemona       UNLV, 1 p.m., Soccer Field,
                                               ment of design alumni, Design            Mayumi Whitefeather, empow-              (Good Morning, Juliet), by Ann-     $5 general/$3 youth ages 2-17,
Exhibit, “Trobriand Worlds:                    Gallery, Mariposa Hall 4000E,            erment consultant, trainer and           Marie MacDonald, directed by        tickets at gate. (916) 278-2222.
Contesting Representations in an               call (916) 278-3962 for gallery          author, includes lunch, 8 a.m.-          Sacramento State professor Gina
Age of Reflexivity,” artifacts and             hours. Continues to Oct. 14.             1 p.m., Alumni Center, $25               Kaufmann, 2 and 8 p.m., Play-       Music, “Les Deaux Amis,”
photo murals of contemporary                                                            general/$10 students. Registra-          wrights’ Theatre, Shasta Hall,      Richard Savino, guitar and
Trobriand islanders, curated by                Exhibit, Alumni Photography              tion required. (916) 278-6943.           $15 general/$8 students and         guest Jim Schneiderman, guitar,
Sacramento State professors Jay                Show, works by department                                                         seniors. Tickets at CSUS Ticket     Sacramento State faculty recital,
Crain and Allan Darrah,                        of design alumni Bruce Clark             Presidential debate viewing and          Office at (916) 278-4323 or at      7:30 p.m., Capistrano Hall 151,
11 a.m.-3 p.m., Tue-Fri, Anthro-               (1985), Sue Leith (1994), Markus         discussion, fi nal debate between        Tickets.com Performances Oct.       $8 general/$5 students and
pology Museum, Mendocino                       Pfitzner (1987), Dan Robert-             President George Bush and Sena-          15 -17 and 21-24.                   seniors. Tickets at CSUS Ticket
1000. Continues to Dec 1. (916)                son (1981) and Vance Slingsby            tor John Kerry, 6 p.m., Mariposa                                             Office at (916) 278-4323 or at
278-6067.                                      (1987), Design Gallery, Mariposa         Hall 1000. (916) 278-6693.               Athletics, Football vs. Weber       Tickets.com.
                                               Hall 4000. (916) 278-3962.                                                        State, 6:05 p.m., Hornet
Exhibit, Mexican masks,                        Continues to Oct. 14.                    Music, Strange Party, noon,              Stadium, west-side grandstand       “Smackdown in Sactown: Ant
Hispanic Heritage Month,                                                                Serna Plaza. (916) 278-6997.             seating: $15 preferred/$12          Weight Robot Challenge and
Mendocino Hall, fi rst and fourth              Exhibit, “Articulation,” works by                                                 adult/$8 youth ages 2-17; east-     Engineering Expo,” robot
floors. (916) 278-6067. Contin-                California Community College art         thursday, oct. 14                        side general seating: $8 adult/$5   battles, student project displays
ues to Nov. 12.                                faculty, noon-4:30 p.m., Mon.-           Lecture, Talks by artists show-          youth ages 2-17. Tickets at CSUS    and tours, noon-5 p.m., Univer-
                                               Fri., Robert Else Gallery, Kadema        ing in the “Images of Identity”          Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323     sity Union. $5 general/$3
Exhibit, “Brown vs. Board of                   Hall. (916) 278-6166. Continues          exhibit in the University Library        or at Tickets.com.                  students/free for children 10 and
Education,” third floor, University            to Oct. 16. Reception 5 p.m.,            Gallery, Perspectives in Contem-                                             younger, tickets at door. Free
Library, call (916) 278-6926 for               Oct. 16, gallery breezeway.              porary Art series, 6 p.m., Univer-       Music, Sabjilar, Siberian throat    parking in lots 4 and 5. (916)
library hours. Continues to Oct. 31.                                                    sity Union Hinde Auditorium.             singing, 8 p.m., Music Recital      278-6089.
                                                                monday,                 (916) 278-6997.                          Hall in Capistrano Hall, $15
                                                                oct. 11                                                          general/$10 students. Tickets at    monday, oct. 18
    Theatre, dance                                              Athletics,              Lecture, Leslie Feinberg, trans-         CSUS Ticket Office at (916)         Music, Sacramento State Music
                                                                Women’s soccer          gender activist and author,              278-4323 or at Tickets.com.         Student Scholarship Benefit
    ticket packages                                             vs. Colorado            7:30 p.m., University Union                                                  Concert, 8 p.m., Music Recital
    available                                                   College, noon,          Redwood Room. (916) 278-7388.            Pre-football game party, live       Hall in Capistrano Hall, dona-
                                                                Soccer Field, $5                                                 music, food, children’s activi-     tions accepted. (916) 278-5155.
        The department of theatre and dance is
                                                                general/$3 youth        San Joaquin Valley Air Fair, busi-       ties, visits by Sacramento State
    premiering money-saving ticket packages
                                                                ages 2-17, tickets      ness, government and civic repre-
    for its 10-production 2004–05 season.
                                                                at gate. (916)          sentatives discuss air quality issues,

                                                                                                                                    facult senate
        For the first time, University audiences
                                                                278-2222.               10 a.m.-noon, University Union
    will be able to purchase blocks of tickets
                                                                                        Redwood Room. (916) 278-6997.
    good for 10 performances, eight perfor-
                                                                Theatre, The
    mances or, for students, five fall or spring
                                                                World is My             Lecture, “Fuel Cells,” Jeffrey
    performances. Savings can be more than                                                                                          Tuesday, Oct. 12
                                                                Home: The Life          Morse, Lawrence Livermore
    $25 compared to individual general admis-                                                                                        1 p.m., Curriculum Subcommittee
                                                                and Times of Paul       National Laboratory, Phys-
    sion ticket prices.                                                                                                              3 p.m., Executive Committee, Sacramento Hall 275
                                                                Robeson, one-           ics Colloquium, 4-5:30 p.m.,
        Packages prices start at $29 for student
                                                                act play, 7 p.m.,       Mendocino Hall 1015. (916)                  Wednesday, Oct. 13
    admission to five fall or spring semester
                                                                University Union        278-6518.
    shows, and top out at $125 for general                                                                                           9 a.m., Writing and Reading Subcommittee
    admission to one performance of each                                                                                             1 p.m., CPSP, Lassen Hall 2006
                                                                (916) 278-6997.         friday, oct. 15
    of the 10 productions in the season. The                                                                                         3 p.m., General Education Course Review Subcommittee
                                                                                        Theater, Goodnight, Desdemona
    package choices are:
                                                                wednes-                 (Good Morning, Juliet), by Ann-             Thursday, Oct. 14
    •   Ten shows, general admission......$125                  day, oct. 13            Marie MacDonald, directed                    3 p.m., Faculty Senate, University Union Foothill Suite
    •   Eight shows, general admission .....$99                 Music, Sacramento       by Sacramento State professor
    •   Ten shows, seniors.......................... $70        State Concert           Gina Kaufmann, 8 p.m., Play-                Monday, Oct. 18
    •   Eight shows, seniors .......................$60         Band, 7:30 p.m.,        wrights’ Theatre, Shasta Hall,               2 p.m., Committee on Diversity and Equity (CODE)
    •   Five fall shows, students.................$29           Music Recital           $15 general/$8 students and                  3 p.m., General Education/Graduation Requirements
    •   Five spring shows, students............ $35             Hall in Capistrano      seniors. Tickets at CSUS Ticket                        Policies Committee

       Ticket packages and more informa-                        Hall, $8 general/       Office at (916) 278-4323 or at              Tuesday, Oct. 19
    tion are available from the CSUS Ticket                     $5 students and         Tickets.com. Performances Oct.
                                                                                                                                     3 p.m., Executive Committee, Sacramento Hall 275
    Office located on the main floor of the                     seniors. Tickets        15-17 and 21-24.
                                                                                                                                     3 p.m., University ARTP Committee, University Union
    University Union or by calling 278-4323.                    at CSUS Ticket                                                                 Capital Suite
    Ticket Office hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,                  Office at (916)         Athletics, Men’s soccer vs. San
    Monday to Friday. A $5 convenience fee                      278-4323 or at          Diego State, 4 p.m., Soccer Field,
                                                                                                                                    All meetings are in Sacramento Hall 150
    will be added to all package purchases.                     Tickets.com.            $5 general/$3 youth ages 2-17,              unless otherwise noted.
                                                                                        tickets at gate. (916) 278-2222.

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