Read President’s Convocation Speech and read about New Faculty
Academic Year 2009-2010 has begun. Read President Robert Underwood's Fall Convocation speech and learn about his vision for the coming year at www.uog.edu. A slideshow featuring our new faculty members is also posted on our home page.
EVENTS THIS WEEK
Goya Exhibit at Isla – Opening Reception Aug. 20
The Isla Center for the Arts at the hosts the opening reception for Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes: Los Caprichos on Thursday, Aug. 20. The opening reception begins at 7pm at the Isla Center for the Arts House #15, Dean's Circle. The exhibit will be on display through Sept. 25, 2009.
"Stayin Alive" -- the Australian Bee Gees Show -- on Aug. 21 and 22
The show will be held at the Sheraton Guam Laguna Resort's ballroom in Tamuning. The band has been hailed as the best Bee Gees tribute in the world and has been the subject of several documentaries. Tickets are $35 and VIP $75. Call the Foundation at 735-2957.
14-Month Teacher Certification Program – Aug. 22
An informational meeting will be held on Aug. 22 at 11 a.m. in the School of Business and Public Administration Building , Room 131. For more information contact the Yamashita Educator Corps at 735-2470; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.uog.edu/yec
Mathematics Colloquium Lecture Series Aug 21
Dr. Yoshifumi Takenouchi, Institute of Mathematics, University of the Philippines will present on, “Representation of Period Doubling by digraphs and Characteristic Polynomials” during the first Mathematics Colloquium of AY 2009-2010. The presentation will be held on Aug. 21 in the Science Building , Room 120 3:30-4:20pm.
MEETINGS & ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS
Regular Meeting – Aug. 20
The regular meeting of the Board of Regents will be held Thursday, August 20, at 5:30 p.m. in AV Room #1 of the RFK Library in the Tan Siu Lin Building .
Alyssa Marshell - Master of Science Thesis Proposal Presentation – Aug 20
Marine Lab student Alyssa Marshell will give her thesis proposal presentation on: Movement and life-history traits of the unicornfish: Tåtaga' (Naso unicornis) and Hangon (Naso lituratus) on Thursday, August 20 at 9:30am in Marine Lab classroom 205. Her advisor is Dr. Jenny McIlwain.
Paulino Presents PhD Research – Aug. 21
Yvette Paulino, a UOG graduate, will present her PhD research, “DESCRIBING AND MEASURING VARIABILITY OF ARECA CATECHU (BETEL NUT) CHEWING IN MICRONESIAN POPULATIONS IN GUAM” The research seminar will take place on Friday, August 21st, at 2:00pm in ALS Room 125A.
RESEARCH, GRANTS & PUBLICATIONS
Guam Navy and UOG Partner to Conserve Native Tree
The University of Guam has completed the establishment of a conservation planting of Guam’s endangered fadang tree on the island of Tinian. Guam Navy has funded the entire project and provided access to their lands in northern Tinian for implementing this important effort to help stave off the ongoing threats to survival of the species. Read more at www.uog.edu/mediareleases
USDA Funds Weevil Control Experiments
Dr. Gadi V. P. Reddy of the Western Pacific Tropical Research Center , UOG has been awarded a $75,000 USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service grant to address the weevil threat to palms in the region. This miniature menace is especially troubling for nursery owners. Read more at www.uog.edu/mediareleases
EVENTS NEXT WEEK AND BEYOND
Welcome Back Tritons! SGA Event – Aug. 25
Association invites all UOG students to come and enjoy free food and music on Aug. 25, 2009 from 11am until the food is gone. Students must present their class schedule and picture ID.
SGA – Aug. 28
The Student Government Association invites you to the 48th Student Government Association Council Inauguration Ceremony on Friday, August 28 at 6:00 pm in the Antonio R. Unpingco Session Hall, Guam Legislature Bldg.
PTAC Symposium –
The Guam Procurement Technical Assistance Center will host its 1st Annual Procurement Symposium on September 4, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The keynote speaker for the event will be the President of the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers, Mr. Joe Flynn, as well as contractors and vendors who will share their successes as prime or sub-contractors. For details visit www.guamptac.com.
"GROWTH VENTURE SERIES: How to Make Strategic Decisions"
This workshop will help you work on your business strategy, and provide you with a plan to accomplish your goals and achieve your vision. The workshop will be Bank of Guam in Hagatna, 2nd Floor conference room. Fee $20. Contact Lorie Sablan at 735-2590 or email .
"How to Manage a Business" August 28th
This workshop will be conducted at the SBDC #148 Jesus & Eugenia Leon Guerrero School of Business & Public Administration Building from 9:00am-11:30am. Fee $20. Contact Lorie Sablan at 735-2590 or email email@example.com.
7th MEETING OF THE INTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF WOMEN AGAINST MILITARISM – September 14 - 19
Resistance, Resilience, and Respect for Human Rights
CHinemma’, Nina’maolek, yan Inarespetu para Direchon Taotao
Location: University of Guam
Dates: September 14-19, 2009
The meeting is sponsored in part by the Women and Gender Studies Program.