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At-A-Glance

April

18

Film screening. “Nature’s Fury,” a National Geographic film. Warner Hall, 10 a.m. and will run continuously. Free and open to the public. For more information, send an e-mail to rootsandshoots@connect.wcsu.edu or call x78726.

18

Percussion Ensemble concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

19-21

Blood drive. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 11:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. The public is invited to donate. The public is invited to donate. To register or for more information, visit http://bit.ly/939h46or call (800) 733-2767.

19

Theatre performance. Featuring four short skits about the environment by The Movement Theater Company from Brooklyn, N.Y. Student Center Theater, noon. The event, sponsored by WCSU Roots & Shoots to celebrate Earth Week, will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an e-mail to rootsandshoots@connect.wcsu.edu or call x78726.

19

Baseball. WCSU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

19

Softball. WCSU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Athletic Complex, 5 p.m.

19

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

20

Take Our Children to Work Day. Warner Hall, 8:45 a.m. For more information, call x78486.

20

Arts & Crafts on the Quad. In conjunction with "Take Your Child to Work Day," there will be bird houses for children to build and decorate, a drum circle, tie-dye and trivia. Midtown campus Quadrangle. The event, sponsored by WCSU Roots & Shoots to celebrate Animal Week, will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an an e-mail to rootsandshoots@connect.wcsu.edu or call x78726.

20

Workshop. "Sociolinguistic Workshop III - Field, Tenor, Mode: Linguistic Structures of International Literature." Berkshire Hall, Room 104, 2 p.m. To register, call x79245. Free and open to the public.

20

Baseball. WCSU vs. Lehman. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

21

Film screening. National Geographic films about water, animals and the environment will run continuously beginning at 10 a.m. in Warner Hall. Free and open to the public. For more information, send an e-mail to rootsandshoots@connect.wcsu.edu or call x78726.

21

Science-at-Night presentation. "High Throughput Screening in Drug Discovery: Finding the Needle in the Haystack" by E. Michael August, senior principal scientist in the High Throughput Biology Group at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals. Science Building, Room 125, 7 p.m.

21

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

23

Women’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. UMass Dartmouth. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

23

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

23

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

24

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

25

Baseball. WCSU vs. Mount St. Mary. Westside Athletic Complex, 5 p.m.

25

Political science lecture. Joe Dunn, legislative director for U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, will discuss America's economy and energy reform. 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.

26

Art slide lecture. Featuring painter Stanley Lewis. Time and location to be announced. For more information, call x78881.

26

Softball. WCSU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Complex, 5 p.m.

26

Baseball. WCSU vs. Trinity. Westside Athletic Complex, 5 p.m.

27

Beatnik Slam. In the spirit of the Beatnik generation of the 1950s, students will offer spirited readings and musical performances. Student Center Theater, noon. Free and open to WCSU faculty, staff and students only. Call (203) 610-9577 to sign up for the open mic or for more information.

27

Piano concert. Featuring acclaimed pianists Angela Cheng and Alvin Chow, members of the Oberlin Conservatory piano faculty. Ives Concert Hall, noon. Free and open to the public.

27

Nursing Society reception. A reception for nursing alumni and seniors graduating from the WCSU nursing program. Warner Hall, 4 p.m. For more information, call x78298.

27

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.

27

Men’s tennis. WCSU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Athletic Complex, 5 p.m.

27

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

27

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

28-30

Counseling conference. "Wellness Across the Lifespan," hosted by the Connecticut Counseling Association. For a schedule, cost information or to register, visit www.ccamain.org or call x78512.

28

Honors Program lecture.  Featuring authors and prison chaplains Dale Recinella and the Rev. Lawrence Carew. Campus Center Ballroom, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x73226.

28

Jazz concert. Featuring the WCSU Jazz Faculty. Ives Concert Hall, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public; donations to the music department will be accepted. For more information, call x78350.

28

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

29

Jazz orchestra concert. Also featuring legendary saxophone player and composer Benny Golson. Ives Concert Hall, 7 p.m. Tickets: $15 for adults, and $10 for senior citizens and non-WCSU students. For more information, call x78350.

30

Men’s tennis. WCSU vs. Bridgewater State. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

30

Baseball. WCSU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

30

Jazz concert. Featuring Grammy-nominated Darcy James Argue's Secret Society. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets: $15 for adults, and $10 for senior citizens and non-WCSU students. For more information, call x78350.

30

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

may

1

Graduation Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

1

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

2

Honors Convocation. Honoring scholarship and award recipients from the Ancell School of Business. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 7:30 p.m. For more information, call x78521.

3

Lyme Disease Seminar/Health Fair. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 6 to 9 p.m. Information about Lyme Disease prevention and treatment will be available as well as speakers at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, send an e-mail to RLDTF@comcast.net.

3

Honors Convocation. Honoring scholarship and award recipients from the School of Arts & Sciences. Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. For more information, call x79401.

4

Lecture. "Revolutionary Movements in the Middle East" by Dr. Khaldoun Samman. Student Center Theater, 2 p.m.

4

Honors Convocation. Honoring scholarship and award recipients from the School of Professional Studies. Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. For more information, call x79401.