calendar 01/19 - 01/26

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Tuesday, Jan. 20
Presidential Inauguration, live-stream viewing of the inauguration of President Barack Obama, followed by a panel discussion, Union Ballroom, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Community Partnership Series, “Getting Involved with Nonprofits,” 1-2 p.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall. Register at
Faculty Senate, 2:30 p.m., McFall Center Assembly Room.
Tuesday Night Film Series, “Cine-Posium,” featuring short films and other work by students in recent film production courses. Screenings of individual and group projects by film majors will be accompanied by discussions that include feedback from members of the film faculty, as well as question-and-answer periods between student filmmakers and audience members, 6 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall. Presented by the Culture Club: the Cultural Studies Scholars’ Association, in conjunction with the Department of Theatre and Film and the Gish Film Theater Endowment.
Men’s Basketball vs. Miami, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Presentation, “Experiencing the ‘Art of Possibility,’” with Benjamin Zander, acclaimed speaker and conductor of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, sharing his message of personal and professional growth, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Presented through the Dorothy E. and DuWayne H. Hansen Musical Arts Series and co-sponsored by the College of Musical Arts and the College of Business Administration. Admission is free, but a ticket is required. To request one, call the center box office at 2-8171.

Wednesday, Jan. 21
Supervisory Series 1, “Communications for Leaders II,” with Bonnie Fink, director, Center for Teaching and Learning, 8:30-11:30 a.m., 2 College Park Building. The fees are $89 per session or $79 per session if you register for the entire series. To register, call 2-8181 or visit
Event, “Readings in Diversity,” representing BGSU's mosaic of diversity through readings relative to culture, ethnicity, gender, lifestyle, national origin, race, religion and sexual orientation, 9:30-11 a.m., 207 Union. Held in commemoration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and as part of the Affirmative Direction Series sponsored by the Office of Equity & Diversity.
Environmental Health and Safety Overview, 10-11 a.m., 2 College Park Building. Register at 2-2171 or
Classified Staff Council Meeting, 10:30 a.m., 315 Union. A presentation titled “Health Care Plan Changes” by Donna Wittwer, human resources, will precede the meeting at 10 a.m.
Spring Speaker Series, “Divorce as Risky Behavior,” with Dr. Audrey Light, economics, Ohio State University, noon-1 p.m., 207 Union. Hosted by the Center for Family and Demographic Research.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Holistic Healing with Asherah’s Garden,” with Lia Ricci-Sons, holistic health practitioner, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series, “Parasites, proteomics, and performance: Effects on dragonfly flight muscle composition and function,”with Dr. Ruud Schilder, Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Hershey College of Medicine, Penn State University, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 112 Life Sciences Building. A social with the speaker will precede the lecture at 3 p.m.
Partners in Excellence Meeting, Workshop #3 (Scholarships, Financial Aid, and Money Management), 4-6 p.m. 228 Union. Contact Shevonne Nelson at or Emily Monago at for more information.
Coming Out Support Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 107 Hanna Hall.
Performance, “Times of Great Change: A Civil Rights Speech Montage,” presented by the Humanities Troupe, 5:30-7 p.m., Union Theater. Held in commemoration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Women’s Basketball vs. Buffalo, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Wednesdays In the Pub, Winter Wonderland, 8-11 p.m., Black Swamp Pub.

Thursday, Jan. 22
Popular Culture Colloquia, 11 a.m.-noon, with brown-bag lunch noon-1 p.m., 207 Union. Desserts and beverages provided. Contact for more information.
Laser Safety Training, with Bess Weaver, Environmental Health and Safety, 2-4 p.m., 2 College Park Building. Register at 2-2171 or
Panel Discussion, “So What Now? A Panel Discussion of the Historic Events of 2008,” 6-8 p.m., 207 Union. Sponsored by the Women’s Center, the Black Student Union and WBGU-PBS.
MFA Reading, with Laural Adams, poetry, and Matthew Bell, fiction, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.

Friday, Jan. 23
Women’s Research Network, “Embodying Resistance: Fatness, Gender and National Identity,” with Andie Markijohn, graduate assistant, theatre and film; Cassandra Jones, graduate assistant, ethnic studies; Joelle Ruby Ryan and Adrienne Hill, graduate assistants, American culture studies, 1:30-3 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Women's Track, Jane Herrmann Invite, 5 p.m., Perry Field House.
Women's Tennis vs. Cleveland State, 6:30 p.m., Perrysburg Tennis Center.
Hockey vs. Lake Superior State, 7:05 p.m., Ice Arena.
Winter Wonderland Movie, “Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist,” 8 p.m. and 11 p.m., Union Theater.

Saturday, Jan. 24
Women's Tennis vs. Wright State, 1 p.m., Perrysburg Tennis Center.
Hockey vs. Lake Superior State, 7:05 p.m., Ice Arena.

Sunday, Jan. 25
Faculty Artist Series, Robert Satterlee, piano, 3 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Continuing Events
Beginning Jan. 23
Planetarium Show, “Bad Astronomy,” showings at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, and 7:30 p.m. Sundays. $1 donation suggested.

Through Jan. 26
Art Exhibit, “Nuestra Cultura,” by the Latino Cultural & Arts group, Union Art Gallery. Hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.

Through Feb. 17
Art Exhibit, “Graphic Design,” by Deborah Thoreson, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands, Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Through Feb. 27
Exhibit, The “Talented Tenth” display, the theme of this year’s Black Issues Conference, based on a quote from African-American leader W.E.B. Dubois, Jerome Library, first-floor lobby.

January 19, 2009