The Faculty and Staff Wellness Program is registering students for its spring
fitness classes. Offerings include mind-body workouts such as Pilates, Ni (fitness
through expressive movement), belly dancing and yoga; as well as Feldenkrais,
swimming, water aerobics, a walking club and more. Visit www.sfsu.edu/~fitplusor
send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Research Competition
The CSU Student Research Competition provides an opportunity for undergraduate
and graduate students to present their outstanding research projects and creative
works. Current students and those who graduated in spring, summer or fall 2007
are eligible to compete. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 18. The SF State
campus competition will take place Feb. 25-March 7.
University will select up to 10 campus winners to compete in
the CSU system-wide competition May 2-3 at CSU East Bay. Faculty
members can help ensure a strong pool of applicants by actively
encouraging students to apply.
questions, contact Lisa White, associate dean of graduate studies
and professor of geosciences, at email@example.com or
visit the Graduate Studies Web site at www.sfsu.edu/~gradstdy to
obtain registration forms and guidelines.
The SFSU Bookstore has implemented a 10 percent restocking fee for textbook
returns. Students will not be charged the fee if they were enrolled in a course
they subsequently dropped, or if the book is for a course that was cancelled
by the instructor. Please inform the SFSU Bookstore staff of any course or
book cancellations via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or
by calling ext. 8-7377.
Academic Technology invites faculty and staff to attend free workshops on iLearn,
the University's official online learning management system. Faculty and staff
may attend multiple workshops. Registration is required. To register, visit:
http://power.sfsu.edu. For details, contact
call ext. 5-3536.
The next University Budget Committee meeting will take place from 2 to 3:30
p.m. Jan. 30 in ADM 560.
Albert Angelo, a health educator for Student Health Services and the Counseling
and Psychological Services Center, will lead a workshop on stress management
from noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 13 in BH 223. Participants will learn to identify
causes of stress and create a balanced lifestyle and work environment. To register,
call ext. 8-6456, visit http://power.sfsu.edu or
John Blando, associate professor of counseling, and Kitty Millet, assistant
professor of Jewish studies, will lead a workshop on syllabus development and
effective usage from 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 14 in HSS 233. To register, call ext.
8-6456, e-mail email@example.com or
Albirda Rose honored with Jefferson Award
Professor of Dance Albirda Rose has received a 2008 Jefferson Award
for Public Service. The award recognizes Rose's work with the Village
Dancers. The Institute for Civic and Community Engagement will honor
Rose at an awards ceremony April 11. For details, contact Catherine
Lee Park at ext. 5-3604 or visit www.sfsu.edu/~icce
Awards announced for community service learning
The Institute for Civic and Community engagement has announced the recipients
of the annual Community Service Learning Awards. The awards recognize
faculty, staff members and community partners who have made outstanding
contributions to community service learning at the University.
The award recipients are:
- Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales;
- Students Josephine Antonia Maria Perez (College of Creative Arts), Allan
Romero (College of Behavioral and Social Sciences) and Michael Murphy
(College of Health and Human Services);
- Community partner Eva Martines of Accion Latina.
recipients will be honored at an awards ceremony April 11. For details,
contact Catherine Lee Park at ext. 5-3604 or visit www.sfsu.edu/~icce
seeks director for Institute for Civic and Community Engagement
A campus-based search is under way for the director of the Institute
for Civic and Community Engagement. Review of application materials will
begin mid-February. For more information, contact Anh Tran, staff
liaison to the search committee, at ext. 8-7165. The position description
is available on the Academic Affairs Web site at http://academic.sfsu.edu/positions.php
This week's Insiders include Barbara Damashek, assistant professor of
theatre arts, who directed a play in San Jose; Susan Zieff, professor
of kinesiology, who lectured at a university in Copenhagen; Lisa
Solomon, lecturer in art, who opened an art exhibit in Tennessee;
and Professor Erik Peper and Assistant Professor Adam Burke of the
Institute for Holistic Healing Studies, whose article was published
in a journal.
Professor of Political Science Robert C. Smith discusses Ronald Reagan's
position on the Martin Luther King holiday.
Focus the Nation climate change teach-in
This nationwide teach-in is designed to educate the next generation
of leaders about global warming and identify the most pressing decisions
for the next 10 years. Guest speakers include Michael Glanz of the
National Center for Atmospheric Research; Dennis Martinez of the Indigenous
Peoples Restoration Network; and Van Jones, founder of the Ella Baker
Center for Human Rights. San Francisco Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi will
participate in a policymakers panel, along with Wade Crowfoot, San
Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's newly appointed director for climate
protection initiatives, and a representative from state assemblywoman
Fiona Ma's office.
The teach-in takes place from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, and from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday in Jack Adams Hall. Faculty are encouraged
to bring their students to the teach-in. For more information, including
the complete schedule of events, visit http://bss.sfsu.edu/envstudies/schedule.html or call ext. 5-0326.
Community forum: 'Why Vote?'
KQED Education Network, the SF Freedom School and SF State present a
free community forum exploring the relationship between voting and active
citizenship. Panelists include: Julian Mocine-McQueen, an SF State alumnus
and founder of the San Francisco League of Young Voters; Phil Hutchings
of Bay Area Civil Rights Veterans; and Lisa Frederiksen Bohannon of the
Easy Voter Guide Project. They will lead a discussion about voting, citizenship
and democratic participation. The event runs from 7 to 9 p.m. in HUM
154. For more information, contact Kathy Emery at firstname.lastname@example.org or
The Theatre Arts Student Association and the Theatre Arts Department
present "Napoli Milionaria" at the Studio Theatre, Creative
Arts building at 7 p.m. Set in Naples, Italy, at the height of World
War II, this satirical tale follows the Jovine family's perseverance
through Mussolini's fascist regime and post-war occupation by the Allies.
Tickets are $10; $8 for students and seniors. For information, visit
http://theatre.sfsu.edu and http://creativearts.sfsu.edu or call ext.
'Criminal: Art and Criminal Justice in America'
The second professional show of the academic year comes to the Fine Arts
gallery Feb. 16-March 15. The exhibition focuses on aspects of criminal
justice, including incarceration, the death penalty and prison labor
-- with works of painting, sculpture, photography, video, sound and installation.
Featured artists include Sandow Birk, Jonathan Borofsky, Boym Partners,
Alex Donis, Kota Ezawa, Julie Green, Dread Scott, Jackie Sumell and more.
An opening reception with artist William Pope.L will be held from 1 to
3 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Fine Arts Gallery, FA 238. For details, call ext.
8-6535 or visit http://gallery.sfsu.edu
'Celebrating Traditions': Art exhibition and lectures
An exhibition of Chinese paintings and calligraphy to commemorate the
60th anniversary of New Asia College in Hong Kong will be on display
at the Downtown Campus Feb. 8-July 31. The collection, organized by
the New Asia College Alumni Association of Northern California, includes
painting and calligraphy by New Asia College alumni. Lectures on Chinese
brush painting techniques and hidden meanings in Chinese art will take
place in February and March. An opening reception will be held Feb.
8. For more information, visit www.oaa-cuhk.org/NACAANC or contact
Terry Yip at email@example.com
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