The campus community is invited to free performances of the student-created
planetarium show "Colors from Space" from 7 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday and from 12:15 to 12:55 p.m. Thursday in the Charles
Hagar Planetarium, room 422 of Thornton Hall.
The SFSU Chamber Singers and University Chorus will perform at
8 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Lakeside Presbyterian
Church (Eucalyptus Drive at
19th Avenue). Admission is $10 for the general public and $5 for
students and seniors. The program includes selections from Copland,
Debussy, Verdi and Bernstein.
Running at 61
Annabel Marsh, who accomplished a cross-country run at the age
of 61, will share her story and photos a 1:15 p.m. Monday in the
Rosa Parks Room of the Student Center. The event is sponsored by
the Sixty Plus Club.
The campus community is invited to join the Office of International
Programs (OIP) at a reception in honor of students selected to
study abroad via CSU International
Programs and SFSU Bilateral Exchange Programs. The reception takes
place from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in McKenna Theatre of the
Creative Arts building. Members of the San Francisco Consular Corps
will be also be in attendance.
R.S.V.P. to OIP at email@example.com or ext. 8-1293.
Kitty Millet, assistant professor of Jewish studies, will present "Cryptic
Jewish Feminisms: Some Contrasts between Latin American and German
Aesthetics" from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday in room 386 of the
This is the final lecture in the Women Studies Department's spring
series. For details, call ext. 8-1388.
Graduate student showcase
The campus community is invited to the Graduate Research and Creative
Works Showcase, from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday in room 100 of the
Gym. The event showcases creative work and research projects
accomplished by graduate students from a variety of disciplines.
A reception follows the event in room 147.
Graduate program advisers from Stanford and the Berkeley, San
Francisco and Santa Cruz campuses of the University of California
will be on hand.
For details, contact Deborah Briese at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext.
Laurie Schaffner, professor of sociology at University of Illinois,
Chicago, will present "The Complainer's List: Healing Girls
in Juvenile Detention" from noon to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, in
room C-114 of the Student Center.
The event is part of spring health disparities seminar series and
is funded by the National Center on Minority Health and Health
R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or ext. 8-2978.
U Club farewell
The University Club Board of Directors invites the campus community
to a farewell celebration from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the University
Club. The event includes a brief program, hors d'oeuvres, wine
and music. The U Club closes for business Friday, June 3.
For details, contact Jan Andreasen at firstname.lastname@example.org or Darlene
Yee at: email@example.com
The memorial concert in honor of singer/songwriter Lee Mallory
has been rescheduled. It will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday,
May 17, in the Depot of the Student Center.
University Budget Committee will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday,
May 24, in the NEC room on the fifth floor of the Administration
Honor retiring faculty
Faculty and staff are invited to honor retiring faculty at the
annual Rites of Passage celebration held from 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday,
May 24, at the University Club.
University Club sale
The campus community is invited to a farewell sale from noon to
3 p.m. Monday, June 6, in the University Club. Items are available
on a first-come, first-served basis. Purchasers should make their
own arrangements to move items out of the club. For details,
contact David Apelt at firstname.lastname@example.org or Darlene Yee at: email@example.com
Ben Fong-Torres keynotes Commencement
Author and journalist Ben Fong-Torres will be the keynote speaker at
SFSU's 104th Commencement at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, May 28.
For the past four decades, Fong-Torres has interviewed hundreds of world-famous
musicians and actors for stories that have appeared in Rolling Stone
and other magazines and newspapers. The 1966 SF State radio-television-film
graduate has also been part of Bay Area radio with his programs on KSAN
and KQED as well as appearances on local television stations.
His memoir, "The Rice Room: Growing Up Chinese-American -- From
Number Two Son to Rock 'n' Roll," was published in 1992 and received
rave reviews. Today he continues to freelance for a variety of newspapers
and magazines and emcee community events.
He was SFSU's 2003 Alumnus of the Year.
on Commencement, visit: www.sfsu.edu/commencement
The campus community is invited to take a short (seven question) survey
that will help CampusMemo better understand how to serve its readers.
The survey can be completed online at: www.sfsu.edu/~acadplan/cmemo/cmsurvey.htm
Print versions of the survey will also be distributed to campus mailboxes
this week for those who prefer to use pen and paper.
Academic Senate meets Tuesday
The Academic Senate will meet from 2 to 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in
the Nob Hill room of the Seven Hills Conference Center.
Agenda items include: a proposed academic calendar for 2006-07; a proposed
revision to the clinical lab science internship; a resolution thanking
and commending departing 2004-05 academic senators; the election of senate
officers for 2005-06; and a resolution on the summer Senate.
Computer science students can study in Germany
College of Science and Engineering recently signed its first bilateral
agreement with a foreign university, making it possible for SFSU computer
science students to study at University of Fulda in Fulda, Germany.
The partnership, which aims at giving students the opportunity to enhance
skills and experience for working in the global economy, was championed
by Arno Puder, assistant professor of computer science, and Rainer Totenhoefer,
professor of computer science at the University of Fulda.
All SFSU computer science students in good standing are eligible for
consideration. German language skills are not necessary because required
courses are taught in English.
For details, contact Puder at: firstname.lastname@example.org
awarded an additional $222,845 in January, an additional $9,352,733
in February, $4,599,704 in March and $57,537 in the first part of April.
Awards include a grant to Isabel Thuy Pelaud, assistant professor of Asian American
studies, to study Vietnamese American and French Vietnamese narratives;
a grant to
associate professor of geosciences,
for observation of Northern California coastal currents; and a
grant to Ellen Hines, assistant professor of
geography and human environmental studies, to work on updating the national
Grants & Contracts: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/spring05/may9grants.htm
Commencement line-up for faculty
Faculty members participating in the Saturday, May 28, Commencement
ceremony should line up no later than 12:15 p.m. next to the Student
Services building (the north side of the Centennial Village roadway).
This will guarantee a seat in the staging area.
For details, contact Norma Urcuyo-Siani at email@example.com or ext.
There are two remaining issues of CampusMemo -- May 16 and 23 --
this academic year. As always, the deadline for submission is 5
p.m. Tuesday of the week preceding publication. E-mail items to
firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to ext. 8-1498.
During the summer, CampusMemo editions will be published June 20
and July 18. It resumes weekly publication Aug. 22. For details,
call ext. 8-1665.
campus community is also encouraged to submit items to the SFSU
Web event calendar. Fill out the online form at: www.sfsu.edu/calendar/submit.htm
Notes from the March Conference on Internationalization are available
on the Office of International Programs Web site (Adobe Acrobat
The All-University Committee on International Programs (AUCIP) invites
the campus community's input on how to implement the objectives and
strategies discussed at the conference.
comments to Miriam Smith at email@example.com, Kati
Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org,
or contact a college AUCIP representative.
The Friends of the Library is holding a clearance sale through May
27 in room 113 of the HSS building.
Defensive driver training courses will be held from 8 to 11:30 a.m.
and 12:30 to 4 p.m. Monday, June 6. The classes will be held in
the Plant Operations Training Room in the Corporation Yard. Classes
are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
a reservation, e-mail email@example.com or call ext. 8-1449.