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At-A-Glance

November

16

Panel discussion. “The European Union: What is it For?” Warner Hall, Room 102, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. For more information, call x73270.

17

Art slide lecture. Featuring illustrator James Gurney. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

17

Panel discussion. "International Fellowships in Your Future." Old Main, Room 304, 11 a.m. For more information, call x73270.

17-12/10

Faculty exhibition. Featuring works by faculty in WestConn's art department. Higgins Gallery, noon to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, beginning Tuesday, Nov. 17, through Thursday, Dec. 10. There will be a reception at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Free and open to the public.

17

Workshop. “Professional Networking & Writing Abstracts for Professional Conferences.” Tutoring Resource Center, Berkshire Hall, Room 104, 2 p.m. To register, call x79245. Free and open to the public.

18

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

18

Senate meeting. Student Center, Room 201, 3:30 p.m.

18

Newman dinner. Newman Center, 5:30 p.m. Free and open to WCSU students and staff only.

18

Science-at-Night presentation. "Climate Change: A Crucial Environmental Issue Facing Modern Society" by Berrien Moore III, a 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winner. Science Building, Room 125, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

18

Capital punishment lecture. "Seventeen Years to Freedom, featuring Juan Roberto Melendez-Colon, who spent 17 years on Florida's death row for a crime he did not commit. Westside Campus Center, Room 127, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

18

Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

19

Midtown Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, Play It By Ear, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

19

Orchestra concert. Featuring the WCSU orchestra. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

19

Grants workshop. “Writing, Assembling and Reviewing Your CSU Research Grant.” Warner Hall, Room 315, noon to 12:45 p.m. Bring your lunch; dessert and beverages will be provided.

19

CUCAS meeting. Student Center, Room 202, 9:30 a.m.

20-21

Theatre production. Featuring “City of Angels.” Performances: 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 21. Tickets: $18 for adults and $13 for seniors, students and children on Nov. 20; $20 for adults and $15 for seniors, students and children on Nov. 21. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732 for information. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

21

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. “Autumn and Early Winter Skies” show at 4:30 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus, and the autumn sky from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672.

21

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

22

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m.

24

Concert Choir concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

28

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

29

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m.

30

Health fair/stress management workshop. Warner Hall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featuring demonstrations and workshops. Free and open to the public.

december

   

1

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

1

Art slide lecture. Featuring painter Bill Sullivan. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

3

Internship fair. Student interns in the health promotion and exercise sciences department will present an overview of their internship experiences. Warner Hall, 1st floor, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free and open to the public.

3

Midtown Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, the WCSU Jazz Band, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

4

Master class. Guitarist and composer John Scofield will work with WestConn student combos in a Master Class setting. White Hall, Room 127, 1 to 4 p.m. Guests who purchase a ticket to the Jazz Combos concert scheduled at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4, are invited to observe the master class. For more information, call x78350. To purchase a ticket, visit wcsu.edu/tickets or call x78499.

4

Jazz lecture. Guitarist and composer John Scofield will discuss his career as an internationally acclaimed jazz musician. White Hall, Room 127, 4:30 p.m. Guests who purchase a ticket to the Jazz Combos concert scheduled at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4, are invited to observe the master class. For more information, call x78350. To purchase a ticket, visit wcsu.edu/tickets or call x78499.

4

Jazz Combos concert. With guest artist guitarist John Scofield. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets will be $15; WestConn students with valid I.D. will be admitted for $10. For tickets and information, call x78499.

5

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. “Winter Skies” show at 4:30 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of Uranus, the winter sky and the Pleiades star cluster from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672.

5

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

6

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m.

7

Percussion Ensemble concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free and open to the public.

8

Faculty recognition ceremony. Including the presentation of the third Teaching Excellence Award. Warner Hall, 4 p.m. Free and open to WestConn faculty and staff only.

9-11

Playfest of 10-minute plays. Directed by students. Performances at 8 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 9 and 10, and at 6 and 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11, in the Reimold Theatre in Berkshire Hall. Free and open to the public.For more information, call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732.

10

Telescope viewing.  Viewing of Uranus, the Pleiades star cluster, the Orion nebula and the winter sky. Westside Observatory & Planetarium, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call x78672.

10

Midtown Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, Zach Hurd, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

11-12

Opera production. “Amahl and the Night Visitors.” Performances at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11, and 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall. Tickets: $10 for adults, and $5 for seniors and children 12 and under. WCSU students will be admitted free with valid I.D. For tickets and information, call x78499 or go to www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

12

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

13

Family holiday musical. WestConn, in cooperation with LaMar Productions, will present a family theatre production at 2 p.m. in the Berkshire Theatre in Berkshire Hall. Tickets: $10 and will be sold at the door. For more information, call (203) 778-3344.

13

Holiday Jazz concert. Featuring the award-winning Frankensax, conducted by Andrew Beals; the WCSU Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Dave Scott; and the WCSU Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Jamie Begian. The program will feature traditional big band jazz standards and holiday classics such as "Sleigh Bells" and "Walking in a Winter Wonderland." Ives Concert Hall, 3 p.m. Free and open to the public; donations to the music department will be accepted. For more information, call x78350.

13

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m.

16

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

17

Family Thanksgiving event. "We Are All Americans, " featuring original songs and dances performed by students from WCSU and Ellsworth Avenue Elementary School. Ellsworth Avenue Elementary School, 55 Ellsworth Ave. in Danbury, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public; for more information, call x78412.

19

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. “Winter Skies” show at 4:30 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of Uranus, the Pleiades star cluster, the Orion nebula and the winter sky  from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672.

19

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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