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At-A-Glance

March

7

UPBC meeting. Student Center, Room 226, 2:30 p.m.

7

Study abroad information session. To discuss winter intersession 2012 study abroad opportunities in Florence, Italy. Warner Hall, noon and 4 p.m. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call x73270.

7

Political science lecture. Dr. Anthony Ciarleglio, WCSU director of cooperative education, will discuss the university's work-study program. White Hall, Room 214, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu.

7

Jazz Combos concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

8

Art slide lecture. Featuring artist representative Pat Lindgren. White Hall Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m.

8

Study abroad information session. To discuss winter intersession 2012 study abroad opportunities in Florence, Italy. Warner Hall, 1 p.m. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call x73270.

8

Accessibility workshop. Explaining the types of accommodations and services available to students. Higgins Annex, Room 017, 4:30 p.m. The workshop will be free and open to new and prospective students and their families. For more information and to RSVP, call x78225.

8

Women’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. Kean. Westside Athletic Complex, 3 p.m.

8

Brazilian carnival. Featuring Modern Axe dance and MC Jordano Quaglia. Westside Campus Ballroom, 8 p.m. till midnight. Tickets will be sold at the door and will be $10 for the public and $5 for WCSU students with valid I.D. There will be Brazilian food and drink available and a best costume contest. For more information, call x78734.

9

Ash Wednesday Mass. Newman Center, noon.

9

Brown bag lunch series. “The Impact of Movies and Film on Popular Culture” by Assistant Professors of Communication Dr. Scott Gerschwer and Dr. Jay Brower. Student Center, Room 2020, noon. Free and open to faculty, staff and students only. For more information, Call x78600.

9

Lecture. Featuring Arctic explorer and cancer survivor Barbara Hillary. Warner Hall, noon. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

9

Chamber Music concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

9-12

Theatre production. “Three Sisters,” presented by the WCSU Theatre Arts Department. Performances will be at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, March 9 – 11, and at 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 12. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit

www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

10

Telescope viewing. Telescope viewing of the sky from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch.

10

Film screening. “In Sickness and in Health.” Student Center Theater, 5:30 p.m. A Women’s History Month event. Free and open to the public.

10

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

12

Luncheon-theatre event. Warner Hall, noon. The cost will include lunch and a ticket to the theatre arts department production of “Three Sisters.” For more information or to make a reservation, call x78298.

12

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

13

Men’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. Castleton State. Westside Athletic Complex, 3 p.m.

13

Symphonic Band concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

13

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

13

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 8:30 p.m.

14

Film screening. “Smoke Signals,” an independent film based on the short story “This is What it Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” from author Sherman Alexie’s book “Lone Ranger and Tonto: Fistfight in Heaven.” Warner Hall, 5 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

14

Political science lecture. Stamford business attorney Paul Edelberg will discuss China’s economy. White Hall, Room 214, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu

14

Steven Neuwirth lecture. Featuring author Sherman Alexie, whose book “War Dances” won the 2010 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. Ives Concert Hall, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. CEU credit is available; pre-registration is required to earn CEUs. For more information, call x78486.

15

Deadline. Nominations and Elections Committee’s Willingness to Serve form to Dr. Heather Levy in Berkshire, 212d.

16

Panel discussion. “Women and Business.” Warner Hall, noon. Panelists will include Professor of Nursing Dr. Barbara Piscopo; Jessica Gamache, a graduate student studying history; 2010 graduate Shauna Morasco; Assistant Professor of Nursing Joan Palladino; and political science student Debra Salvato. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

16

Stress Busters event. Student Center, Student and Faculty Dining Rooms, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

16

University Senate meeting. Westside Campus Ballroom, 3:30 p.m.

16

Men’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. Trinity. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

16

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

16

Panel discussion. “Women and Justice.” Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 5:30 p.m. Prior to the discussion, there will be a screening of a music video featuring Haley Noelle singing her song, “Break Me,” about domestic violence. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

17

Book discussion. About Irish novelist Sydney Owenson (Lady Morgan): “’The Wild Irish Girl’ and Revolutionary Rhetoric.” Ruth Haas Library, Room 508, 12:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

17

Honors Program lecture.  Featuring Jennifer Thompson-Cannino, author of “Picking Cotton,” and retired prison warden Ron McAndrew. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x73226.

17

Science-at-Night presentation. "The Natural History of Maple Syrup: Botany, Ecology and Climate Change" by Dr. C. Thomas Philbrick. Science Building, Room 125, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

17

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

17

Orchestra concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. The program will include the overture and arias from “The Messiah” by George F. Handel, featuring six voice students joining the orchestra. Also on the program will be Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2. Free and open to the public; donations to the music department will be accepted. For more information, call x78350.

19

Equine & Pet event. Agriventures Agway Equine and Pet Event. Feldman Arena at the William O’Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The public is invited. Tickets will be $5; children under 12 will be admitted free. For more information, visit http://agwayct.com/events.

19-20

Digital/video workshop. Hosted by WestConn and the Brookfield Arts Commission. Berkshire Hall, Room 019, noon to 6 p.m. Assistant Professor of Communication Dr. JC Barone will teach participants how to create a short digital film in two, six-hour sessions. The workshop is open to the public and all skill levels can participate. The cost is $25. For more information, call the Brookfield Arts Commission at (203) 775-2019.

19

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

20

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 8:30 p.m.

23

Harlem Globetrotters. Feldman Arena at the William O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 7 p.m. Tickets are available at x7TIXX or www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

25

WestConn Society Luncheon. Matrix Center, 39 Old Ridgebury Road in Danbury, 11:30 a.m. This year's Community Service Award will be presented to Robert and Dianne Yamin. To join the society or purchase a ticket for the luncheon, call x78279.

26

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

27

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 8:30 p.m.

29

Baseball. WCSU vs. Wesleyan. Westside Athletic Complex, 4:30 p.m.

29

President’s Lecture Series. "Growing Up Dr. Mel," by Meteorologist Dr. Mel Goldstein. Science Building, Room 125, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

29

Piano recital. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

29

Women’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. Kean. Westside Athletic Complex, 3 p.m.

30

Men’s tennis. WCSU vs. John Jay. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

30

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

31

Lecture and Reading. To celebrate Martha Talburt, the Mentor of the Year.  Student Center Theater, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

31

Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. An entire evening of open mic performers at 8 p.m. For more information, call x79700.