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    Feb 2010
  • Hubble imageFeb 23 — 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ives Concert Hall, White Hall
    WCSU will host a Teacher Training Seminar by Richard Varner, Aerospace Education Specialist from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.
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    April 2010
  • April 20 — 8 a.m., Science Building
    "WOMEN IN SCIENCE", A panel discussion for girls and young women interested in education and careers in science and technology. Panelists will include:
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  • April 21 — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Westside Campus Center
    Cost for event, A roundtable discussion on Aerospace in the 21st century, with executives from companies throughout Connecticut and New York. Committed so far:
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  • April 22 — 7:30 p.m. Ives Concert Hall, White Hall
    The annual President’s Lecture will be given by retired astronaut Story Musgrave, who
    performed the first spacewalk to repair the Hubble Space Telescope in orbit. WCSU
    Alumni are invited to a reception before Musgrave’s lecture.
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  • April 24 —10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Science Building, Midtown campus
    A science and technology fair on the actual date of the telescope’s launch. Demonstrations, vendors, experiments, tours of the Science Building, NASA giveaways, and a one-fifth scale model of the Hubble Space Telescope.
      Contact Cathy Cote for more information.
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  • April 24 —
    7:30 p.m. Westside Planetarium show Star viewing at the university’s planetarium,
    8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Star observing with 20 inch telescope.

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