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University Events & Activities for
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

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Computer Training
Information Technology Services (ITS) Training Program provides just-in-time training via online video tutorials. CSULA students, faculty and staff now have unlimited access to over 1,400 courses on-demand at your fingertips, 24x7. We also offer campus-specific training via step-by-step documentation, Moodle courses, and hands-on computer workshops by request. Topics for workshop request include Microsoft Office 2010 (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook—for faculty and staff), Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop), HTML5 & CSS3, IBM SPSS Statistics, web accessibility workshop series, creating online videos, and many more! Visit the website for more information.
Call ITS Training Program at (323) 343-5369 for more information.

Glue, Paper, Scissors: A Group Exhibition
Featuring collage-based work by 15 Los Angeles artists: Dan Bayles, Mark Bradford, Kent Familton, Joyce Lightbody, Candice Lin, Jason Meadows, Justin Michell, Aaron Morse, Eamon Ore-Giron, Meaghan Reid, Nils Schirrmacher, Alexis Smith, Frances Stark, Rosha Yaghmai, and Brenna Youngblood. Organized by Marco Rios. Glue, Paper, Scissors draws attention to the multifacted ways in which contemporary artists continue to employ collage techniques, juxtaposing objects or images to create new meanings. (Artist Talk featuring Joyce Lightbody: Tue., May 12, 6 p.m., Luckman Gallery)
Luckman Gallery
Gallery hours: Mon.-Thu. & Sat., noon-5 p.m.
Call the Luckman Gallery at (323) 343-6604 for more information.
Saturday, April 04, 2009  - Saturday, May 23, 2009  - Opening reception: Sat., Apr. 4, 6-8 p.m.

The Art of Chess: The Munitz Chess Collection
The exhibit features selections from the 52 fine chess sets and more than 350 volumes of chess literature donated by Cal State L.A. Trustee Professor and former CSU Chancellor Barry Munitz to the University Library Special Collections.
JFK Memorial Library, First Floor, Exhibit Area
Gallery open during Library hours
Call the University Library at (323) 343-3988 for more information.
Sunday, May 10, 2009  - Saturday, December 12, 2009 

Coping with Difficult People
Part of Human Resources Management’s 2009 Staff Training and Development Series. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. (Two sessions available.)
E&T B108
Call Human Resources Management at (323) 343-3693 for more information.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 9:30AM - 10:30AM

Asian Pacific Islander & Middle Eastern Graduation Planning Meeting
We are looking for enthusiastic and hardworking students who would like to help plan and/or be a part of the June 2009 API & Middle Easter Graduation Celebration presented by the Cross Cultural Centers and the Asian Pacific Islander Student Resource Center.
Asian Pacific Islander Student Resource Center, U-SU
Call the Cross Cultural Centers at (323) 343-5001 for more information.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 1:30PM

Money Management for the Young, Fabulous & Broke
This video presentation features financial guru Suze Orman, who shares her economic expertise with the college generation in her PBS special For the Young, Fabulous & Broke. Orman’s practical approach is simple to understand, easy to follow, and compassionate enough for those who are most nervous about money issues.
U-SU Theatre
Call the Cross Cultural Centers at (323) 343-5001 for more information.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 1:30PM

Math Dept. Colloquium
Franque Bains, Math Student at CSULA: "Fixed points of number derivatives modulo n". (Refreshments, 3-3:15 p.m.)

Simpson Tower 213
Call the Math Club/MAA Student Chapter at CSULA at (323) 343-2150 for more information.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 3:15PM - 3:40PM - Free to the public

Introduction to Test-Taking Presentation
Preparing for and taking tests is an anxiety-producing experience for many college students that may result in lower than expected grades. Being an effective test-taker involves more than just knowing the subject matter; being an effective test-taker involves knowing and applying test-taking skills. This presentation will offer some suggestions for reducing this anxiety through learning effective test-taking skills. Handouts will be provided.
Library Palmer Wing, room 1039
Call the University Tutorial Center at (323) 343-3971 for more information.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 3:30PM - 5:00PM

Forum on Israeli and Palestinian Relations
Hosted by A.S.I. and presented by CSULA faculty and staff. Join us for a discussion about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the ongoing peace movement in the Middle East. Discussion also features a facilitated Q & A.
U-SU Theatre
Call the Associated Students, Inc. at (323) 343-4780 for more information.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 7:00PM