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At-A-Glance

april

-17

M.F.A. exhibit. Featuring the paintings and illustrations of WestConn M.F.A. students. On display from noon to 4 p.m. until Friday, April 17, in the Higgins Gallery, Higgins Hall.

6

Literary discussion. "From the Library to the Red Box: Literature into Film" by Dr. Linda Costanzo Cahir. Higgins Hall, Room 114, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

6

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

6

Men’s tennis. WCSU vs. Bard. Westside Athletic Complex, 4:30 p.m.

7

Men’s tennis. WCSU vs. Bridgewater State. Westside Athletic Complex, 3:30 p.m.

7

Softball. WCSU vs. Wesleyan. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

7

Graduate open house. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 4:30 to 7 p.m.

7

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

7

Bridges of Peace and Hope concert. Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

8

Career fair. Feldman Arena, William O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Free and open to WestConn students, alumni, faculty and staff only.

8

Diversity lecture series event. "Covering: The Hidden Attack on Our Civil Rights" by Kenji Yoshino, Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at the NYU School of Law. Student Center Theater, 5 p.m. Free and open to the public.

8

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

9

Political science lecture. U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy to discuss the American economic crisis. Berkshire Hall, Room 102, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public.

9

Midtown Coffeehouse. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, the WCSU Jazz Ensemble, 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.

11

Women’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. Keene State. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

11

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

12

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

13

Poetry reading. Featuring faculty poets James Scrimgeour, Irene Sherlock, Lynne Paris-Purtle, Elizabeth Cohen and Brian Clements. Alumni Hall, 3 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78878.

14

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

14

Investment seminar. Student Center Theater, 1 p.m. Open to WestConn students only.

14-15

Writing conference and workshop. "Writing Conflict: Writing From the New Wartime Experience," open only to WCSU veterans, graduate students and students in the Master of Fine Arts in Professional Writing program, Student Center Theater, 1 to 3 p.m; a public reading and talk by Anthony Swofford, author of "Jarhead," will be at 3 p.m. in the Student Center Theater; and at 7:30 p.n., a  screening of "Jarhead" will be held. The film screening and reading will be free and open to the public. For more information, call x73295.

14

Men’s tennis. WCSU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Athletic Complex, 3:30 p.m.

14

Baseball. WCSU vs. Fairleigh Dickinson. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

14

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

15

Deadline. For submittal of purchase requisitions to the purchasing department for the academic departments.

15

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

15

Beatrice Nemzer Symposium. Warner Hall, 2:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

15

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

15

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

15

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

16

Take Our Children to Work Day. Children of faculty and staff ages 8 and up will participate in age-appropriate activities from 8:45 to 2 p.m. The events are open to WestConn faculty and staff only. For more information, call x78486.

16

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

16

Interactive chemistry show. "Wizards of Chemistry" show. Science Building, Room 125, 1 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

16

Science-at-Night presentation. "Evolutionary Surprises: Pets, Hot Sauce and Other Side Effects of Natural Selection" by James Gorman, editor of Science Times and deputy science editor for The New York Times. Science Building, Room 125, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

16

Child Care cabaret. A fundraiser for the WCSU Child Care Center will bring performers from all corners of the campus together in an uplifting combination of music, dance and comedy. Westside Campus Center Ballroom. 7:30 p.m.The public is invited. For tickets and information, call x78266.

16

Midtown Coffeehouse. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act 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.

18

Men’s tennis. WCSU vs. Southern Maine. Westside Athletic Complex, 4:30 p.m.

17-18

Opera production. "The Marriage of Figaro." Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m., on Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18. In Italian with English supertitles. Tickets: $15 for adults, and $10 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.

18

Open house. For high school juniors. Feldman Arena, William O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call the Office of University Admissions at x79000.

18

Men’s Lacrosse. WCSU vs. Keene State. Westside Athletic Complex, 1 p.m.

18

Softball. WCSU vs. UMass Boston. Westside Athletic Complex, 1 p.m.

18

Social work alumni reception. Warner Hall, 6 p.m. Open to social work alumni and will cost $10 per person. For more information, e-mail mconderino@yahoo.com.

18

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

18

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

19

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

19

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

20-25

Computer animation festival. Featuring continuous showings of student-produced computer animation short features in the Student Center Theater. For information, visit http://cs.wcsu.edu/cgr/festival09or contact Center for Graphics Research Director Dr. William Joel at x79353.

20-May 1

Photography exhibit. Featuring images from China and India. On display from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. from Monday, April 20, through Friday, May 1, in Warner Hall. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x73919.

20

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

21

Emeriti luncheon. Warner Hall, 11:30 a.m. By invitation only. For more information, call x78460.

21

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

21

Wolf conservation center speaker. Featuring Atka, an Arctic gray wolf from the Wolf Conservation Center Student Center Theater, 4 p.m. Atka will be accompanied by a Wolf Conservation Center staffer who will talk about wolf behavior, habitat and more. Free with a suggested donation of $5. For more information, call x73260.

21

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

21

Women’s Lacrosse. WCSU vs. Worcester State. Westside Athletic Complex, 7 p.m.

21

Ghost hunter Lorraine Warren. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 8 p.m. The public is invited. Tickets: $20 for the public and $5 for WestConn students with valid I.D.; available at the Westside Campus Center Info Desk or online at www.wcsu.edu/tickets. For more information, call x78499.

22

Piano concert. Featuring the Transcontinental Piano Duo. Ives Concert Hall, noon. Free and open to the public.

22

Research seminar. "Sediment Metal Contamination in Connecticut Harbors: Does it Harm Marine Organisms?" by Vincent T. Breslin, associate professor in the department of science education and environmental studies at SCSU. Science Building, Room 219, 4 p.m.

22

Men’s tennis. WCSU vs. Rutgers-Newark. Westside Athletic Complex, 4:30 p.m.

22

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

22

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

 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

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