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Announcements 10/22/12

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012


Announcements for the week of October 22

  • Faculty Lunch, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 11:00am-1pm, Roth Nelson Room. (Note time change - Faculty Lunch will now begin at 11am.)
  • Interested Faculty are invited to attend the Study Abroad Seminar - Standards of Good Practice Workshop on Developing Short-Term Programs at The Forum on Education Abroad, Thursday, Nov. 1, 10am-2pm, Occidental College. Cost is $200.  Limited funding is available from the CLU Study Abroad Center for faculty to attend.  Please contact the Study Abroad Center by October 24 to indicate your interest.  (x3750 or Forum website is: The Forum on Education Abroad
  • CEJ Lecture Series presents Jose Marichal (Political Science) speaking on "Does Facebook Make us Better Citizens?" Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7pm, Lundring.  Admission is free. For more information, contact CEJ at x3694.
  • Poetry Reading, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7pm, Roth Nelson Room. Poet Claudia Keelan, author of six collections of poetry including Missing Her (New Issues 2009) and Utopic (Alice James Books, 2000), which won the Beatrice Hawley Award, will read from her work. Keelan is professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and editor of Interim, the university’s annual literary review. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jacqueline Lyons at
  • Sheila Lowe, a forensic handwriting examiner and author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Handwriting Analysis, will discuss the science of handwriting analysis and its use in forensics and law on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 6-8pm, Swenson 101. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the Criminal Justice Department.  For more information, contact Robert J. Meadows at or x3484.
  • University Chapel, Thursday, Oct. 25, 11:25am, Samuelson Chapel.
  • The Center for Teaching and Learning’s lunch series this Thursday, Oct. 25, from 12:15 to 1pm, is in SBET 127. Michael Gagliardo (Mathematics) will present "Active Learning in the Classroom." Lunch will be served. If you would like to propose a topic or lead a Series session, please contact Joan Wines at x3277.
  • The Orvil and Gloria Franzen Organ Program Series presents Organist Shelly Moorman-Stahlman in Concert, Friday, Oct. 26, 7pm, Samuelson Chapel. Admisison is free. For more information, visit
  • The Community Service Center is looking for one faculty member to go on the Winter Service Trip to Alabama to help with tornado relief, January 13-19. The cost of your trip, including flights, will be covered by Student Life. If you are interested, please complete a faculty application by October 30. For more information, visit the CSC website or contact Karen Schomaker, Coordinator for Community Service, at .
  • Please invite your students to register for the Mathews Leadership Forum, Thursday, Nov. 8, 5:30pm, at the following link: This event is FREE for students and offers an opportunity for them to mingle with civic leaders, doctors, business professionals, and more!  Further details can also be found at the link above. For more information contact John Tannaci at .
  • The School of Management Dean Search Committee is pleased to report considerable progress since beginning its work near the end of the summer. In collaboration with our search consultant, we have created a job advertisement, a detailed position description, and begun accepting applications and conversing with potential applicants. The job posting may be seen on the CLU web site at SOM Dean. The position was also posted in print and/or online at ten different outlets focused on a variety of market segments. At the close of the application window in early November, the Committee will then begin screening applicants via their CVs, cover letters, reference checks, and ultimately in-person interviews.  Finalist candidates will come to campus for interviews in late January. At that time, there will be opportunities for everyone interested in the selection to be engaged in the process, and we look forward to your participation. If you have questions about the search process, please contact the search chair, Paul Witman, at
  • 2012 Francophone Film Festival presents Les Émotifs anonymes (Romantics Anonymous), Friday, Oct. 26, 7:15pm, Preus-Brandt Forum. All films are subtitled in English. Admission is free. For more information, visit .
  • The Scandinavian American Cultural and Historical Foundation and the History Department present Mette Hjermind McCall speaking on Titanic: The Danish Stories, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2pm, Roth Nelson Room. Admission is free. For more information, contact Mary Hekhuis at 497-1057.
  • If you have any feedback or suggestions about the Emergency Drill held last Thursday, please email Fred Miller, Director of Safety and Security, at .
  • The Big Picture, drawings by Alexey Steele, exhibit in the Kwan Fong Gallery through Monday, Nov. 26.For more information visit Kwan Fong Gallery.


  • GPEC meets on the first Tuesday of the month during the academic year. Please provide your submissions through the Course Leaf Catalog submission process two weeks prior to the meeting date for full consideration by the committee. We thank you in advance for your kind consideration.
    • SOM's proposal for an online proctoring system to test out of MBA Foundations (Proctor Cam) has been approved by GPEC, and is open for the two week review.


  • 2012 Francophone Film Festival presentsMonsieur Lazhar, Friday, Nov. 2, 7:15pm, Preus-Brandt Forum. All films are subtitled in English. Admission is free. For more information, visit .
  • An Evening of Poetry and Prose with J.T. Ledbetter, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 8pm in the Lundring Events Center. Admission is free.  Sponsored by the English Department. For more information, contact Joan Wines at or x3277.
  • The Theatre Arts Department presents their Mainstage Production The Trojan Women by Euripides, Directed by Michael J. Arndt, Thursday, Nov. 8, Friday, Nov. 9, Saturday, Nov. 10, Wednesday, Nov. 14, Thursday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 17 at 8pm and Sunday, Nov. 18 at 2pm, in the Black Box Studio Theatre. Admission is $10, free with CLU ID. For information contact Theatre Arts at x3415.
  • Conejo Valley Film Festival, featuring movies filmed locally, Saturday, Nov. 10, Preus-Brandt Forum. Admission is $10, $7.50 for students and seniors, $5 for children. For information visit or contact Tim Hengst at .
  • Arete Vocal Ensemble, conducted by Wyant Morton, presents The British Are Coming! Sunday, Nov. 11, 2pm, Samuelson Chapel. Tickets are $20 at the door or $15 from the website in advance. Students are $10 at the door with ID. Children under 12 are free.  For information or to purchase tickets, visit .

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