Continuing with its theme for 2006-07, “The Ethics is Personal,” hosted by the Colleges of Business Administration and Engineering, Odyssey launches its spring 2007 events on Wednesday, Feb. 21, with guest speaker William Draves, president of the Learning Resources Network (LERN) and co-author (with Julie Coates) of Nine Shift: Work, Life and Education in the 21st century. Draves will discuss Nine Shift and the similar forces to 100 years ago that have the potential for restructuring society by 2020. The event will take place from 2-3:15 p.m. in the Engineering / Computer Science Building (ECS), Room 105.
Other upcoming Odyssey events include the band Negativeland peforming “It’s All in Your Head FM” on Wednesday, March 7, beginning at 8 p.m at the Gerald R. Daniel Recital Hall. Tickets are $10.
On Thursday, March 8, the Lauda Wellness Lecture will take place featuring Dr. Allen Arnette, Dr. Mark deDuBovay and Dr. Sarah Sandell. The topic will be “Medication, Herbs, and Supplements: Clearing Confusion to Promote Safety and Optimize Health.” The event will begin at 6 p.m. in The Pointe.
On Wednesday, March 21, Holocaust survivor Laura Hillman will speak from 2-3:15 p.m., with the location to be announced. This event is part of Long Beach Reads One Book Week.
On Thursday, March 22, there will be a conference titled “Eurasian Women and Self-Reliance: Religion and Education in the Contemporary World” held from 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. in The Pointe.
All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise specified. Seating availability is first come, first seated. Please note that dates/times/venues for Odyssey events are subject to change.
For further information, contact Rachel Brophy, student programs coordinator, at 562/985-4546.