BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM INTRODUCTION - Biology professor and colloquium coordinator Nick Geist introduces SSU's Fall 2009 Biology Colloquium. Tues., Sept. 1, 12 - 1 p.m. Darwin 103. (707) 664-2189. http://www.sonoma.edu/biology/home/colloquium.shtml.
MODERN METHODS FOR TESTING RF COMPONENTS - Joel Dunsmore, R&D Fellow, Agilent Technologies, discusses the fact that in the past, testing of RF components required a variety of stand-alone instruments making independent measurements. Now, state-of-the-art equipment contains in a single instrument the functions from an entire test rack. This presentation will discuss the capabilities of such systems, along with the trade-offs of cost and complexity, and including the areas where synergy between measurements improves the overall process. Engineering Science Lecture Series. Thurs., Sept. 3, 4:30 - 5:15 p.m. Salazar 2009A. (707) 664-2030. http://www.sonoma.edu/engineering/lecture_series/.
WAR AND PEACE LECTURE SERIES INTRODUCTION AND ORIENTATION - Introduction to SSU's Fall 2009 War and Peace Lecture Series with professors Rick Luttmann, Tim Wandling, Shepard Bliss, Rashmi Singh, Denny Bozman-Moss. Tues., Sept. 1, 4 - 5:15 p.m. Warren Auditorium, Ives 101. (707) 664-2543. http://www.sonoma.edu/a&h/WP_Calendar.htm.
SPIRITUALITY FAIR -Come meet and mingle with many community and campus-based spiritual groups, churches, synagogues, mosques etc. This is an occasion for all faiths, denominations, and places of spiritual practice to show SSU what spiritual opportunities are available in the Rohnert Park area. Seawolf Welcome-Weeks. Mon., August 31, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sauvignon Green. http://www.sonoma.edu/welcomeweek/week2.shtml.
CLUB CAMPUS RESOURCE FAIR AND HOT DOG GIVEAWAY DAY - Check out the over 100 clubs and organizations on-campus; this is a great opportunity to get involved. There will be free food, music, entertainment and prizes! Seawolf Welcome Week. Weds., Sept. 2, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Salazar Quad. CLIS. (707) 664-4323. http://www.sonoma.edu/welcomeweek/week2.shtml.
QUEER STRAIGHT ALLIANCE STUDENT, STAFF AND FACULTY OPEN HOUSE/ RECEPTION - Get to know students, staff, faculty, allies and resources in the GLBTQ campus community. Beverages and light snacks will be provided. Thurs., Sept 3, noon to 12:50 p.m. http://www.sonoma.edu/welcomeweek/week2.shtml.
THE CURIOUS MASCOT OF THE FUSION PROJECT- MEDITATIONS ON FLEXING, DUALIZING POLYHEDRA - Benjamin Wells, University of San Francisco, discusses the The Fusion Project, a research program at USF that seeks to bring 7th grade math classes to the art of the de Young Museum (and vice versa). Weds., 4 p.m. Darwin 103. (707) 664-2368. http://www.sonoma.edu/math.
SUNSHINE CLEANING - (2009) Once the high school cheerleading captain who dated the quarterback, Rose Lorkowski (Amy Adams) now finds herself a thirty something single mother working as a maid. Her sister Norah, (Emily Blunt), is still living at home with their dad Joe (Alan Arkin), a salesman with a lifelong history of ill-fated get rich quick schemes. Desperate to get her son into a better school, Rose persuades Norah to go into the crime scene clean-up business with her to make some quick cash. In no time, the girls are up to their elbows in murders, suicides and other... specialized situations. Scene It Movie Night. Sat., Sept. 5, 9 p.m. Warren Auditorium. (707) 664 2815. http://www.sonoma.edu/as/asp.
LIVE-DANCE-PAINT - Ceija Stojka's "Live-Dance-Paint" exhibit depicts her life as a traveling Romani woman before and after World War II, the trauma she and other Roma experienced in the Nazi concentration camps of Auschwitz, RavensbrÅck, and Bergen-Belsen, and the hope she has for future generations to overcome oppression. Open Mon., August 17 - Fri., Oct. 30. Mon. - Fri., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sat., noon - 5 p.m. Karen Brodsky. (707) 664-4240.