1999

January 1999

  • Wednesday, January 27, 4 - 5 p.m. Join us for a reception sponsored by the Honors Program to celebrate the publication of Jim Evans's new book. Contact Michael Curley for more details.
  • Friday, January 29, 4 - 8 p.m. TGIF. Contact Bill Beardsley for more details.

February 1999

  • Tuesday, February 2, Noon - 1 p.m. Women's Brown Bag Lunch. Please contact Jane Marie Pinzino for more details.
  • Wednesday, February 3, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Wyatt seminar meeting. Please contact Rob Garratt for more details.
  • Wednesday, February 10, 6 - 10 p.m. Phi Beta Kappa committee meeting. Please contact Alexa Tullis for more details.
  • Friday, February 12, 4 - 8 p.m. TGIF. Please contact Bill Beardsley for more details.
  • Wednesday, February 17
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Apple presentation for interested faculty by Larry Collins of Apple. All invited. All faculty members are invited to Apple Computer's Product Showcase. At this event, you can see a demonstration of Apple's new Power Macintosh G3 series computers announced at MacWorld 1999. Learn about the newest high-speed interface, FireWire (IEEE 1394), built-in to every new Power Macintosh G3 series computer. In addition, the event will showcase Apple's G3 PowerBook and the new 266MHz iMacs (in five different colors!). Contact Mott Greene for more details.
    • 2 - 5:30 p.m. Prelude Committee. Regular meeting 2 - 4- p.m. in the back room. Meeting with faculty 4 - 5:30 p.m., main rooms. Please contact Carrie Washburn for more details
  • Friday, February 19, 3 - 5 p.m. Teaching and technology discussion group. Please contact Mark Otis for more details.

March 1999

  • Wednesday, March 3, Noon - 1 p.m. Faculty Women's Brown Bag Lunch. Please contact Jane Marie Pinzino for more details.
  • Friday, March 5, 4 - 8 p.m. First Annual March Madness Party. Please contact Bill Beardsley for more details.

April 1999

  • Thursday, April 1, 3 - 5 p.m. TEACHING & TECHNOLOGY! This Thursday we are having "another" informal get-together for people interested in discussing teaching and learning with technology -- multimedia, the web, classroom support, the labs, power point, funding opportunities, campus resources, etc. We will be in the Faculty Club from 3 to 5 p.m., and will be serving wine and snacks. This will again be your opportunity to ask questions, see examples, complain, compliment, and meet with you colleagues and other campus IT (Information Technology) staff. Please contact Mark Otis for more details.
  • Thursday, April 8, 4:30-6 p.m. Summer Writing Workshop Reunion. Please contact Julie Neff-Lippman for more details.
  • Friday, April 9, 4 - 8 p.m. The First Annual It's All Downhill From Here Party Hot and cold food, beverages and fun for all! Please contact Bill Beardsley for more details.
  • Friday, April 16, 3 - 5 p.m. TEACHING & TECHNOLOGY. This will be the last informal get-together this academic year for people interested in discussing teaching and learning with technology. Please contact Mark Otis for more details.
  • Tuesday, April 20, 8:30 - 11 a.m. Wyatt Seminar meeting. Please contact Rob Garratt for more details.
  • Wednesday, April 28, Noon - 1 p.m. Faculty Women's Brown Bag Lunch. Please contact Jane Marie Pinzino for more details.

May 1999

  • Tuesday, May 4, 4 - 5:30 p.m. Humanities Advisory Board Meeting. Please contact Rob Garratt for more details.
  • Wednesday, May 5, 4 - 8 p.m. SECOND ANNUAL END OF SPRING TERM BASH Good food (steamed clams), fine wines and other beverages and lots of high quality conversation. Bring a guest and join the fun. Please contact Bill Beardsley for more details.
  • Thursday, May 6
    • 10 - 11 AM: Interest group in qualitative research in the human sciences. Please contact David Droge for more details.
    • Noon - 1:30 p.m. Humanities 120 Faculty Seminar. Please contact Rob Garratt for more details.
  • Saturday, May 15, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Department of Comparative Sociology Senior Celebration. Contact George Guilmet for more details.
  • Friday, May 21, 6 - 10 p.m. Opening reception for the Cascade Topology Conference. Contact Bryan Smith or Bob Matthews for more details, or look at The Cascade Topology Web Page .
  • Saturday, May 22, 6 p.m. - Midnight. Cascade Topology Dinner. Contact Bryan Smith or Bob Matthews for more details.

June 1999

  • Wednesday, June 2 (all morning), Faculty Writing Feedback Group. Please contact Jane Marie Pinzino for more details.
  • Wednesday, June 9 (all morning), Faculty Writing Feedback Group. Please contact Jane Marie Pinzino for more details.
  • Wednesday, June 16 (all morning), Faculty Writing Feedback Group. Please contact Jane Marie Pinzino for more details.
  • Wednesday, June 23 (all morning), Faculty Writing Feedback Group. Please contact Jane Marie Pinzino for more details.
  • Wednesday, June 30 (all morning), Faculty Writing Feedback Group. Please contact Jane Marie Pinzino for more details.

July 1999

  • Wednesday, July 7 (all morning), Faculty Writing Feedback Group. Please contact Jane Marie Pinzino for more details.
  • Wednesday, July 14 (all morning), Faculty Writing Feedback Group. Please contact Jane Marie Pinzino for more details.
  • Wednesday, July 21 (all morning), Faculty Writing Feedback Group. Please contact Jane Marie Pinzino for more details.
  • Wednesday, July 28 (all morning), Faculty Writing Feedback Group. Please contact Jane Marie Pinzino for more details.

August 1999

  • Wednesday, August 4 (all morning), Faculty Writing Feedback Group. Please contact Jane Marie Pinzino for more details.
  • Wednesday, August 11, 3 - 5 p.m. End of Summer MAT Reception (School of Education). Please contact Carol Merz for more details.

September 1999

  • Tuesday, September 14, 5 p.m. Humanities Advisory Board meeting. Please contact Rob Garratt for more details.
  • Friday, September 17, 4 - 8 p.m. THE THIRD ANNUAL START UP PARTY There will be a BBQ and lot's to eat and drink. Those who don't like Frank Zappa and/or Frank Sinatra are encourgaed to bring their own tunes. Let's kick off the year in style! Please contact Bill Beardsley for more details.
  • Thursday, September 23, 3:30 - 6 p.m. Women Studies Program reception for new faculty. Please contact Nancy Bristow or Kristy Maddux for more details.
  • Monday, September 27
    • Noon - 1 p.m. Informal Committee on Teaching Meeting. Please contact Julie Neff-Lippman for more details.
    • 5:30 - 7 p.m. Wyatt Humanities Seminar. Please contact Rob Garratt for more details.
  • Wednesday, September 29, 4 - 5 p.m. Science in Context Faculty Meeting. An informal meeting to talk about a variety of issues and concerns: plans for next year, getting better rooms(!), switching experienced faculty out of team settings into solo slots, possible core curriculum changes affecting SCXT, your budget and TA needs for next year and so on. Refreshments provided. We'll finish in plenty of time for Bev Pierson's Daedalus presentation. Please contact Mott Greene for details.

October 1999

  • Friday, October 1
    • Noon. Please note change. Lunch discussion with Asian Studies fall speaker, Naoki Sakai, professor ofJapanese intellectual history and comparative literature at Cornell University. Topic: cultural nationalism and interdisciplinarity. All Welcome. This has been moved to the Misner Room in the library. Please contact Mike Sugimoto for more details.
    • 3 - 4 p.m. Faculty Salary Committee. Please contact Bryan Smith for more details.
    • 4 p.m. TGIF. Please contact Bill Beardsley for more details.
  • Wednesday, October 6, 4 - 6 p.m. Discussion of the proposed connections core area. Please contact Doug Cannon or George Tomlin for more details.
  • Wednesday, October 13, 5 - 7 p.m. Reception to celebrate the publication of Denise Despres' book entitled Iconography and the Professional Reader, The Politics of Book Production in the Douce Piers Ploughman (University of Minnesota Press, 1999). Please contact Michael Curley for more details.
  • Thursday, October 14, 5 - 7 p.m. Humanities 120 faculty group. Please contact Rob Garratt for more details.
  • Wednesday, October 20, 4 - 5:30 p.m. Chism Reception. Please contact Geoff Proehl for more details.
  • Friday, October 29, 4 - 8 p.m. THE SECOND ANNUAL FACULTY CLUB OCTOBER FEST BASH We haven't had a party in a few weeks-- so this one will be a blow-out,featuring a wide assortment of imported beers, hot home-cooked German food and lots more! Remember, at the club-- Spouses, pals, sidekicks, parents, children over 21 and well behaved petsare always welcome! Contact Beardsley or Greene if you would like to join the club. Come early to help set up, get a head start and keep the cook company. Hope to see you there!

November 1999

  • Thursday, November 18, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. Meeting. Please contact Kate Stirling for details.
  • Friday, November 19, 4 - 8 p.m. IT'S ALL DOWNHILL FROM HERE PARTY Hot and cold foods (including at least some healthy stuff), full bar, music, dancing and story-telling. You won't want to miss it!! Hope to see you all there! Please contact Bill Beardsley for more details.

December 1999

  • Wednesday, December 8, 4 - 8 p.m. It's Over but the Shouting and the Gnashing of Teeth Party We feature hot food, seasonal treats, tasty beverages and a good time. Bring a guest! This is a perfect season to party, so be sure to stop by! Please contact Bill Beardsley for more details.