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At-A-Glance

January

26

First day of classes.

27

IACUC meeting. Student Center, Room 228, 8 to 9:30 a.m.

27

Art slide lecture. Featuring artist Barbara Grossman. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

28 Opening Meeting. Science Building, Room 125, 3:30 p.m.

28

Research seminar. “Blood and Guts: Ground Squirrel Defenses to Rattlesnake Predation" by guest speaker James E. Biardi, assistant professor in the department of biology at Fairfield University. Science Building, Room 219, 4 p.m.

28

Newman dinner. Newman Center, 5 to 7 p.m. Open to WestConn students, faculty and staff only.

28

New student orientation. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/orientation/jan09.asp.

28

Hour of Power (holy hour). Newman Center, 9 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 744-5846.

29

Midtown Coffeehouse. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by featured act, the WCSU Jazz Quartet, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. Free and open to the public. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. For more information, call x79700.

31

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public.

February

1

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m. Free and open to the public.

1

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For students and the general public.

2            

Deadline. For submission of CSU AAUP Research Grants to Martha Palanzo, Grants Office, Warner Hall 321.

2

Telescope viewing. Viewing of Venus, the first-quarter moon, Gamma Andromedae, the Pleiades star cluster and the Orion nebula. Westside Observatory & Planetarium, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call x78671.

4

Lecture. Featuring Iona College Professor Dr. Jane Francis Amler, author of "Christopher Columbus' Jewish Roots." Warner Hall, 2:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

4

Hour of Power (holy hour). Newman Center, 9 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 744-5846.

5

Midtown Coffeehouse. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by featured act, acoustic guitarist Lara Herscovitch, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. Free and open to the public. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. For more information, call x79700.

7-8

Home show. Feldman Arena, O’Neill Center, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets: $6 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and free for children under 12. Save $1 off the cost of an adult ticket by bringing a nonperishable food item for the Giving Pantry. Call Kathy Barnas at (860) 563-2111 for more information.

7

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public.

8

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m. Free and open to the public.

8

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For students and the general public.

9

Saxophone and piano concert. Albert Regni, principal saxophonist with the New York Philharmonic and New York City Ballet Orchestras, will perform works for saxophone and piano with pianists Alan Farnham and Russell Hirshfield. Ives Concert Hall, noon.

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