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Capital University News, California State University, Sacramento

October 10, 2003

Campus on display during open house

Homecoming 2003 & Parents Weekend Schedule of Events

California State University, Sacramento will present a sampling of the variety of opportunities available at the campus during a University-wide open house from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, as part of Homecoming Week activities.

Visitors can learn about everything from art to biology to engineering through demonstrations, displays, tours and even short classes. Highlights include a reception with CSUS President Alexander Gonzalez from 11:15 to 1:45 a.m. on the patio at Sequoia Hall and a presentation by Mark Smith, manager of Hewlett - Packard Laboratories, at 2 p.m. in Riverside Hall 1015.

A complete listing follows

All events are free and open to the public, and free parking is available in faculty, staff and student spaces for the day.

For more information, contact the Alumni Center at (916) 278-6295 or the individual colleges listed on the attached schedule. For media assistance, contact, public affairs at (916) 278-6156.

Open House Schedule of Events
Saturday, Oct. 25


College of Arts and Letters (916) 278 - 6502
• Exhibit, “The Spirit of Contemporary Asian Art," 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Library Gallery
• Exhibit, "mandala:mirror:reflections," 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Else Gallery


College of Education (916) 278 - 6639
• Presentation, “Title II Equity Network Project,” Pia Wong, professor of bilingual multicultural education, 10:30 a.m., Eureka Hall


College of Engineering and Computer Science (916) 278 - 6366
• Presentation, Mark Smith, manager Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, 2 p.m., Riverside Hall 1015
• Reception, 12:45 - 1 p.m., courtyard, Riverside Hall
• Tour of Riverside Hall, 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
• Pre-Game gathering, 4:30 - 7 p.m., Alumni Center


College of Health and Human Services (916) 278 - 7255
• Meet Dean Marilyn Hopkins, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., Union Summit Room


College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (916) 278 - 4606
• Meet President Alexander Gonzalez, 11:15 - 11:45 a.m., patio, Sequoia Hall
• Parents/Students reception, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m., patio, Sequoia Hall
• Alumni/Faculty/Emeritus reception, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., patio, Sequoia Hall

Ongoing tours and demonstrations, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
• Anechoic chamber, Donald Hall, professor of physics and astronomy, basement, Sequoia Hall
• Greenhouses, Don Agostinelli, north of Sequoia Hall
• Biology Vertebrate Museum, Melissa Schlenker, Sequoia Hall 105
• Equipment Support Center, Rod Sorenson, Mike Newton and Mike Farnham, basement, Sequoia Hall
• “Critters! Come View The Zoo That May Live On You,” microscope tour, Jana E. Shober, Sequoia Hall 104
• Faculty laboratories, see posted signs for locations
• Geology facility, Placer Hall
• Student/Faculty research posters, lobby, Sequoia Hall
• Geophysical logging truck, patio, Sequoia Hall

Classes without Quizzes, 456 Sequoia Hall and 124 Humboldt Hall
• "Romancing the Egg: Parental Care in Tropical Fishes," Ron Coleman, professor of biological sciences, noon
• "Astronomy from the Andes Mountains of Chile," Randy Phelps, professor of physics and astronomy, 12:45 p.m.
• "Dead Men Do Tell Tales: DNA Forensics at CSUS,” Ruth Ballard, professor of biological sciences, 1:30 p.m.


Library (916) 278 - 6926
• Guided tours, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
• Exhibit, ”The Spirit of Contemporary Asian Art," 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Library Gallery
• Exhibit, Latino Heritage, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Serna Center, first floor
• Exhibit, Nursing, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., second floor

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California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 • infodesk@csus.edu
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California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 • infodesk@csus.edu