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At-A-Glance

February

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

7

Political science lecture. Kurt Goddard, vice president of investor relations at Fuel Cell Energy, will discuss Connecticut’s fuel cell industry. 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

Women’s basketball. WSCU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Complex, 5:30 p.m.

7

Men’s basketball. WSCU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Complex, 7:30 p.m.

8-9 Blood Drive. Student Center, Room 201, 11:45a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

8

HPX Wellness Program. Introduction to Reiki Therapy. Student Center, Room 202B, noon. You may bring a light snack or bagged lunch. For faculty and staff only.

8

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

8

Dinner-Lecture. “My Road to WestConn,” featuring Dr. Nicholas Greco. Danbury Room, 6:30 p.m. $8 admission. To make a reservation, contact Maribeth Griffin.

9

Brown Bag Lunch series. “Humanity of the Inhumane: Should Rapists, Abusers and Pedophiles Be Considered Human?” by Assistant Professor of Communication Dr. Jessica Eckstein. Student Center, Room 202, noon. Free and open to faculty, staff and students only. For more information, call x78600.

9

Photography exhibit opening reception. Opening reception for the exhibit “In Focus: Jim Dyer.” Haas Library, 4 to 6 p.m.

9

Health lecture. “Practical Strategies to Maintain Immune Health in Athletes” by Dr. Neil Walsh, director of the Extremes Research Group at Bangor University. Science Building, Room 125, 4 p.m.

9

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

11

Women’s basketball. WSCU vs. Keene State. Westside Athletic Complex, 1 p.m.

11

Men’s basketball. WSCU vs. Keene State. Westside Athletic Complex, 3 p.m.

12

Science Horizons Science Fair. Bill Williams Gym, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free and open to the public.

13

Reading & book signing. “James Madison and the Making of America,” by Dr. Kevin Gutzman. Warner Hall, 5:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

15 IRB meeting. Student Center, Room 228, 9:30 p.m.
15 Senate meeting. Student Center, Room 201, 3:30 p.m.
15 Deadline. Applications for Hancock Student Leadership stipends to Dr. Waleter Bernstein or Dr. Averell Manes.

14

Tutoring Resource Center Workshop. “Strategies for Midterm Triumph.” Tutoring Resource Center, Berkshire Hall, Room 104, noon. To register, call x79245. Free and open to the public.

14

Political science lecture. Tim Vesely, owner of the Four Winds Solar Store in New Milford, will discuss renewable energy. 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.

16

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

18

Women’s basketball. WSCU vs. Plymouth State. Westside Athletic Complex, 1 p.m.

18

Men’s basketball. WSCU vs. Plymouth State. Westside Athletic Complex, 3 p.m.

18

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 5 p.m., followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 6 to 8 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch.

21 Training. For the Purchasing and Accounts Payable processes. Warner Hall, Room 103, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

21

President’s Lecture Series. “Democracy in Exile: The Case of Tibet,” by Prime Minister of Tibet Lobsang Sangay. Ives Concert Hall, 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.

21

Political science lecture. U.S. Senate hopeful Brian K. Hill will discuss the economic recovery and his campaign. 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.

22

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

23

Retrospective exhibition. Featuring artworks by Robert Alberetti. Higgins Gallery, Higgins Hall, Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Opening reception Feb. 23 from 4 to 7 p.m.

23

Dinner-Lecture. “My Road to WestConn,” featuring Dr. Averell Manes. Danbury Room, 6:30 p.m. $8 admission. To make a reservation, contact Maribeth Griffin.

24

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

24

Jazz Orchestra concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. The performance will be free and open to the public; donations to the music department will be accepted. For more information, call x78350.

25-26

Debate tournament. WestConn’s Roger Sherman Debate Society will host the Cross Examination Debate Association Northeast Regional Tournament from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Warner Hall. For more information, call x78486.