UNF PROFESSOR PICKS WHICH TEAMS WILL BE INVITED TO DANCE
Dr. Jay Coleman, chair of the Department of Management, Marketing and Logistics has developed a math model that predicts the college basketball teams to be chosen for the NCAA tournament with up to 97 percent accuracy. In 2001, the model referred to as the "dance card" missed only one selection. This year, he is hoping for 100 percent accuracy. To learn more about his method go to www.unf.edu/~jcoleman/dance
Master Panel of Entrepreneurs: March 6
The UNF Small Business Development Center presents “Master Panel of Entrepreneurs” on Wednesday, March 6 at 5 p.m. in the University Center. Some of North Florida’s best entrepreneurs will share their business successes and challenges during a panel discussion, addressing various issues when growing a company such as raising capital, international expansion and the economy. The cost is $35 and preregistration is required by calling 620-2478.
Immigration Lectures: March 7
Dr. Alex Stepick, director of Immigration and Ethnicity Institute, Florida International University, Miami will give two talks on Thursday, March 7. "The Impact of Immigration on Miami" will be at 10:50 a.m. in Schultz Hall, (Bldg. 9) Room 1421. "God is Not Dead: The Impact of Immigrants on America's Religious Landscape" will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Mathews Building, Room 1304. For more information contact Dr. Rosa De Jorio at 620-1642.
Keith Javors Quartet: March 7
The director of the UNF Jazz Ensemble I, Keith Javors, introduces his own jazz quartet to the Jacksonville audience on Thursday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center, Small Recital Hall. Javors will play piano, Dane Bays on alto saxophone, Ricky Ravelo on bass, and Alex Brooks on drum set. The quartet will be performing pieces from his CDs “From Here to the Street” and “Mantra,” and from their newest CD “In Essence.” World-renowned jazz saxophonist and director of UNF's Jazz Program, Bunky Green will be the featured guest player.
Philosophy Student Conference - March 8-9
The UNF Philosophy Club and UNF Department of Philosophy will host their annual student conference March 8-9. The keynote speaker will be Dr. George Sher, Herbert S. Autrey Professor of Philosophy, Rice University who will speak on "When Good People Do Bad Things" Mind, Morals, and the Meaning of Life” on March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the College of Health, Room 1009. The plenary address will be presented by Dr. Linda Martin Alcoff, professor of Philosophy, Political Science, and Women's Studies at Syracuse University who will speak on "Latinos, Asians, and the Black/White Paradigm" at 4 p.m. on March 9 in the College of Health, Room 1009.
All events are free and open to the public. For more information contact the Philosophy Department at 620- 1330.
Evening of Irish Music and Dance-March 8
Enjoy a free evening of Irish music and dance by Celtic Soul, the duo of Paddy League and Grey Larsen and the Glas Tara Irish step dancers on Friday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Robinson Theatre.
The Great War-March 11
The history department is hosting Dr. Jeffrey Grey, associate professor in the School of History, University College, Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra on Monday, March 11. Grey will speak on "The Great War," at 6 p.m. in the College of Health, Room 1001. The lecture is free and open to all.
Grey holds the degrees of Bachelor of Arts (Honors) from the Australian National University (1983) and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of New South Wales (1986). He is the author or editor of 18 books in the fields of Australian and comparative military history, and has published numerous articles, chapters and reviews in these fields.
Working Woman’s Art of War-March 13
The UNF Women’s Center will present its Women’s History Month Keynote Address with Chin-Ning Chu on March 13 at 7 p.m. in the Robinson Theatre. Chu will discuss her ties between ageless strategies of leadership and philosophy from the East with the modern strategies of the West for a win-win leadership theory. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. To reserve a seat call 620-2528.
Dominican Republic Ambassador-March 14
An international forum with His Excellency Ambassador Roberto B. Saladin Selin from the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Washington, D.C. will be Thursday, March 14 at 3 p.m. in the College of Business, Stein Auditorium. The lecture is sponsored by the College of Business Administration and the International Forum Institute and is free and open to the public.
Growing up in Belfast-March 14
Prof. Bernard Cullen, dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Queen's University Belfast (Northern Ireland), will share reminiscences about his native city and offer thoughts about the current political situation there on Thursday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Robinson Center, Room 1700. A reception will follow.
Adam Neiman, piano-March 15
Classical pianist Adam Neiman will perform a solo recital on Friday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center-Recital Hall. The concert will feature works by Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Grieg, Chopin, and also one of his own compositions, a Concert Etude. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $4 for students.
re:charge 2002-March 15-16
The Jacksonville chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA) will present re:charge:2002 on campus March 15-16. Friday evening will feature Roger Black, a publication and global design consultant and Saturday will feature Clement Mok, Internet entrepreneur and current president of AIGA. During the day on Saturday there will be variety of lectures and hands on workshops. For professionals and students involved in the creation of new media there is also a competition in conjunction with the conference. Tickets are available for either the night events or the entire conference. For ticket information and new media competition guidelines visit www.recharge2002.com or call 620-2140.
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