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¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ Festival 50 ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬

Calendar of Events for Cal State L.A.'s
Students, Faculty & Staff

May 19, 1998


10 a.m.-6 p.m.: More than 30 student clubs and organizations and student support services.

12 noon-2 p.m.:

Jim Stubblefield Duo (flamenco guitarists); prize giveaway.

King Hall
12 noon-2 p.m.; 4-5:45 p.m., under the canopy:
Free cotton candy; prize givaway.

4-5:45 p.m., King Hall patio.
Saxophone and guitar jazz duo.

Salazar Hall
12 noon-2 p.m., 4-5:45 p.m., under the canopy:

Free popcorn; prize givaway.

4-5:45 p.m. Salazar Hall patio.
Steel Drum music.

University Club Patio
1:30-2 p.m.
Folklorico dancing, sponsored by the Chicano Studies department.

Union Plaza
2-4 p.m., under the canopy:
Free ice cream sundaes, prize givaway.

Food Specials

Barbecue Main Walkway, Library n.w. corner:
12 noon-2 p.m., $1.50 barbecue for Cal State L.A. students, faculty and staff.

Dolcini Ficus Grove Walkway:
1:30-6 p.m., all items ½ price.

Café L.A. University-Student Union:
All day
special: all items 50 cents.

King Taco University-Student Union:
1:30-6 p.m., selected items ½ price.


Festival 50 noon program

U-SU, Free Speech Area

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. & 12:45-1:45 p.m.
The Tearaways, pop band (2 sets)

12:15 –2 p.m.:
50th Anniversary ceremony and unveiling of Solar Eagle III Hot Wheels.
* Welcome by Dr. George D. Taylor, Vice President of Student Affairs
* Greeting by President James M. Rosser
* Mini-Baja Car Victory Homecoming!
* Unveiling of the Solar Eagle III Hot Wheels by Mattel
* Prize Drawing
* 50th Anniversary cake cutting.



Center for Student Financial Aid Open House

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Student Affairs 124.
New computer workstations, new ways to apply for financial aid, prizes and refreshments.

Health Center Open House
2-6 p.m. Student Health Center.
Blood pressure, vision, mammography screenings student drawings for free SHC services, games, prizes, refreshments (3-5 p.m.).

Health-related Career Fair

1-5 p.m., Ficus Grove Walkway (between King Hall and Library):
Representatives from health-related fields will provide students with information on career opportunities.

"Greece and the Culture Wars"

1:35 p.m. King Hall Lecture Hall 2.
Stanley Burstein (History), Cal State L.A. 1997 President’s Distinguished Professor will speak on the controversy over relations between Ancient Greece and Egypt.

Faculty Colloquium: "Cooperative Learning Workshops for Mathematics, Engineering and Science Students"

3:15-5 p.m. University Club.
Sharri Kornblum, MESA/MEP programs and faculty member, Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science.

"The Marriage Between the Arts and Business"

4-6 p.m. Simpson Tower 121, Conference Rm. (across from King Taco)
A lively discussion by faculty from the departments of Art, Marketing, Theatre Arts, Music, and the Entrepreneurship Program, of how Business and the Arts should unite.

"Technology and Equity in Education: Opportunities and Risks"

4:30 p.m., Los Angeles Room, University-Student Union.
Speaker: Robert McClintock, professor, Teachers College, Columbia University. Sponsored by the Center for Student Life.

Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar

4:30 p.m. Physical Sciences 306.
Jingsong Zhang (UC Riverside): "Studying Photodissociation Dynamics of Small Molecules Using Photofragment Translational Spectroscopy."

"Careers in Health and Human Services"

6 p.m. Alhambra Room, University-Student Union.
Alumni in health services will give advice to students and other alumni as part of this Alumni Career Panel Series. Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and the Center for Career Planning & Placement.

Adult Student Learning Program : "How to Manage Your Money on a Student's Budget"

6 p.m. Glendale Room, University-Student Union.
Presentation on sound money management. Featured speaker: Virginia Cooper, Center for Student Life. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center.

Professor for a Day: John Leung, chairman/CEO, Titan Group

6:10-7:30 p.m., Simpson Tower F 122.
"So You Want to Be An Entrepreneur?" Sponsored by Alumni Relations and the School of Business & Economics.

Composers’ Forum

8 p.m. Music Hall.
John M. Kennedy, director. General admission: $5. Call the Music Department at (323) 343-4060.



"50 Years of Faculty Scholarship & Creativity"

Through Sat., Jun. 13. Library Bridge, second floor.
Faculty achievements and contributions from 1947 to the present are presented in this exhibit of memorabilia and publications. Sponsored by the Cal State L.A. Emeriti Association.

Works by Frank Romero

Through Mon., Jun. 22. Luckman Fine Arts Gallery.
Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m.
Cal State L.A. alumnus Frank Romero is one of the founders of "Los Four," the group of artists that sprang from the early Chicano movement and gained fame with a landmark exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1973. Romero was born in East Los Angeles, and his painter’s "vocabulary," which includes cars, hearts, palm trees, skeletons, reflect his Hispanic roots and his love of Los Angeles.

"Young at Art"

Through May 29, gallery hours: M-F, 12 noon-5 p.m. Alumni Lounge, University-Student Union.
An exhibit of artwork by children 2 to 5 years old, who participate in Cal State L.A.’s Anna Bing Arnold Child Care Center. Celebrating the University’s 50th and the Child Care Center's 30th anniversary.

"Blue Vermillion"

Through Sat., May 23. University Fine Arts Gallery. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m.
An exhibit of recent three-dimensional sound and light installations by Los Angeles artist Susan Hornbeak-Ortiz. Curator: Jack Butler.


Calendar of Events for High School Students

From 10-10:20 a.m.; 10:30-10:50 a.m.; 11-11:20 a.m.

Animation videos Fine Arts building, Fine Arts Galley:
A viewing of animated short pieces created by Cal State L.A. students.

Anthropological artifacts King Hall D3069:
Students will view films, and get a guided tour of the labs and artifacts.

Biology: electrons & fruitflies Biological Sciences building, rm. 158:
Biology professors will demonstrate the wonders of the electron microscope.
Physical Sciences building rm. 227 (10:30-11:20 only):

Try FlyLab, an innovative genetic simulation program developed by a Cal State L.A. Biology professor.

Chemistry magic shows Physical Sciences building, 6th floor:
Watch some professors conjure up real chemistry magic, and see the labs.

Criminalistics King Hall D 1047:
An overview of Criminal Justice and tour of the Criminalistics lab.

Computers (hands-on!) University-Student Union, Union Link Lab:
Hands-on demonstrations in one of the University’s main computer labs.

Costume exhibits Fine Arts building, Fine Arts Galley:
Wearable art designed to catch the eye, by Cal State L.A.’s art students majoring in fashion design.

Debate demonstrations Luckman amphitheater:
Cal State L.A.’s award-winning Forensic Squad will display incisive skill at debate and public speaking.

Engineering E&T building:
A tour of the Competition lab.

Geography, cartography and meteorology King Hall C4064:
A short multi-media slide show on computer cartography and GIS will be followed by hands-on session.
King Hall roof, in front of Map Library, and in the Remote Sensing lab:
Students experiment with wave dynamics and beach erosion, take indoor air pollution samples, in this hands-on session with physical geography instruments.

Geological sciences Physical Sciences building, 1st floor lobby:
Professors and Cal State L.A. students will give a guided tour of the mineral museum and display cases that focus on dinosaurs, volcanoes, the solar system and earthquakes (seismic recorder included!).

Housing Phase II Residence:
Students will view some of the garden-style apartments and facilities in student housing.

Latin American Studies King Hall:
Find out about the importance of Latin American bananas (and railroads) in this session!

Math modeling Simpson Tower:
Faculty from Math and Computer Science will lead demonstrations of math modeling.

Psychology demonstration King Hall D 3071B:
A professor will guide the group through a suggestibility experiment.

Physical education PE building:
A tour of the Exercise Science lab.

Physics experiments Physical Sciences building, rm. 453:
Hands-on physics demonstrations; tour of the labs and Van de Graaff accelerator.

Raku demonstrations Fine Arts building patio:
Students will see how clay pieces are finished in the fiery Japanese ceramic process called raku.

Robotics E&T building Robotics lab:
An introduction to the field of Technology and a tour of the Robotics lab..

Theater pieces Arena Theatre:
Scenes from plays starring Cal State L.A. Theatre Arts and Dance majors.

Anderson Quartet concert

Luckman Theatre, 11:30-12 noon
A short concert by the talented quartet in residence at Cal State L.A.

Lunch and noon program

U-SU Free Speech Area, 12 noon-1:30 p.m.