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At-A-Glance

october

-11/30

Photo essay exhibit. "Living Under the Trees" by photographer David Bacon. On display in the Ruth Haas Library main level during library hours.

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Dalai Lama film series. Featuring Martin Scorsese's "Kundun." Student Center Theater, noon and 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

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Operation Jungle Red discussion. Operation Jungle Red, a campaign to end violence, will host a discussion about social media violence. Westside Campus Center foyer, 12:30 to 3 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

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Scholarly workshop. “Intricate Grammar.” Berkshire Hall, Room 104, 2 p.m. Free and open to WCSU faculty, staff and students only. For more information or to reserve a seat, call x79245.

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Women’s tennis. WCSU vs. St. Joseph. Westside Courts, 4 p.m.

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

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Field hockey. WCSU vs. Manhattanville. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

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Lunchtime talk.  “Women, Population and the Millennium Development Goals” with grassroots activist and women’s health and human rights advocate Jane Roberts. Student Center, Room 201B, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Attendees are invited to bring a bag lunch. For more information, call x78232.

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

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One Book, One Community film screening/discussion. Featuring “No Impact Man.” Student Center Theater, 8 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.onebookdanbury.org.

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Jazz Combos concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free and open to the public.

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Volleyball. WCSU vs. Wheaton. O’Neill Center, 11 a.m.

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Football. WCSU vs. Cortland State. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

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Women’s tennis. WCSU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Courts, 1 p.m.

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Volleyball. WCSU vs. Westfield State. O’Neill Center, 3 p.m.

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Women’s soccer. WCSU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Stadium, 5 p.m.

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Community bike ride. 5th Avenue garage, 9 a.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.onebookdanbury.org.

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Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble concert. Ives Concert Hall, 3 p.m.

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Ground-breaking ceremony. For the new School of Visual and Performing Arts Instructional Facility. Westside Campus Center, 4 to 6 p.m. Free and open to the public.

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MFA visual arts visiting artist lecture. Featuring illustrator Michael Whalen. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

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Operation Jungle Red discussion. Operation Jungle Red, a campaign to end violence, will host a discussion about domestic violence. Westside Campus Center foyer, 3 to 5:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

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Etiquette dinner. Westside Campus Center, Room 218. 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, contact the CDC at x78263.

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Volleyball. WCSU vs. UMass Boston. O’Neill Center, 6 p.m.

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Women’s soccer. WCSU vs. Kean. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

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Connecticut Supreme Court. The Connecticut Supreme Court will hear arguments in one civil and one criminal case beginning at 10 a.m. in the Ballroom of the Westside Campus. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

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Brown bag lunch series. “Media and the Arab Spring: Representing Human Values” by Assistant Professor of Communication Dr. Truman Keys. Alumni Hall, noon. Free and open to faculty, staff and students only. For more information, Call x78600.

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Wellness workshop. Featuring an overview of the American College of Sports Medicine guidelines for physical activity, including some strategies to incorporate into daily life to help you adopt and adhere to a physically active lifestyle by Dr. Jeffrey Schlict. Student Center, Room 202, noon.

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Art exhibit. Featuring “Groundbreaking: Looking Forward,” a collection of works by WCSU students, alumni and faculty. On display from noon to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays from Thursday, Oct. 20, through Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Higgins Gallery in Room 101. For more information, call x78486.

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Political science lecture. State Rep. William Tong will discuss President Barack Obama’s jobs plan, deficit reduction and the sub-prime housing crisis. White Hall, Room 023, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu.

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One Book, One Community lecture. New York University Professor Dr. Robin Nagle, New York City’s anthropologist-in-residence with the Department of Sanitation, will discuss how trash reveals how “green” we live. Science Building, Room 125, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.onebookdanbury.org

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

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Volleyball. Colonial Classic. O’Neill Center, 5 p.m.

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Hall of Fame induction dinner & ceremony. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 5:30 p.m. $75 per person or $700 for a table of 10, and the public is invited. To make a reservation or for more information, call x78290.

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Volleyball. Colonial Classic. O’Neill Center, 9 a.m.

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Tailgate party. Westside Campus Center Parking Lot, 10 a.m. For more information, call x78290 or visit www.wcsu.edu/homecoming/Tailgating_rules.asp.

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Homecoming football game. WCSU vs. Brockport. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

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Men’s soccer. WCSU vs. Umass Boston. Westside Athletic Stadium, 5 p.m.

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Opera performance. “A Menotti Birthday Celebration,” featuring vignettes from “The Old Maid & The Thief,” “The Telephone” and “The Medium.” Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information, call x7TIXX or go to www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

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Alumni hospitality tent. WestConn will host an Alumni Hospitality Tent starting at half- across from the Westside Athletic Stadium. Open to WestConn faculty, staff, students, alumni and parents who are 21 and over only. For more information, call x78290 or visit www.wcsu.edu/alumni/Hospitality_Tent.asp.

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Street fair. Westside campus, 2 p.m. Free and open to WestConn faculty, staff, students, alumni and parents only. For more information, call x78290 or visit www.wcsu.edu/homecoming/Saturday.asp.

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Class of 1961 golden reunion. Alumni Hall, 6 p.m. For more information or to make a reservation, call x78298 or visit staging.www.wcsu.edu/alumni/Reunion_1961.asp.

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Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium showat 6 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of the sky from 7to 9 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch.

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Deadline. Submission of faculty accomplishments for the time period covering June 1, 2010 – May 31, 2011 for the Faculty Recognition Ceremony.

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One Book, One Community panel discussion. “Danbury’s Ecology Past and Present.” Ruth Haas Library Atrium, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.onebookdanbury.org

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One Book, One Community author talk.  Featuring Doug Fine, author of “ Farewell, My Subaru.” Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.onebookdanbury.org

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

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Economic lecture. “Hoodwinked: What Wrecked Our Economy and How to Fix It” featuring New York Times best-selling author John Perkins. Ives Concert Hall, 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

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Women’s soccer. WCSU vs. Stevens Tech. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

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Theatre production. “Sweeney Todd.” Berkshire Theatre, Berkshire Hall. Performances will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 26 and 27, and at 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732 for information. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

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Health Fair and flu shot clinic. “Eastern Meets Western: Fortune for Health.” Student Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The flu shot clinic is sponsored by the Danbury Visiting Nurse Association. Flu shots will be first-come, first-served and those desiring a flu shot should bring their insurance card. The cost will be $39 for the injection and $49 for the nasal flu vaccination. For more information, call x78593.

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Operation Jungle Red discussion. Operation Jungle Red, a campaign to end violence, will host a discussion about campus violence. Student Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

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Tibetan medicine workshop. “Tibetan Medicine: Theory Part II – The Mind-Body Connection” by Dr. Tashi Rabten, president of the Tibetan Medical Association. Warner Hall, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (845) 612-3231.

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Volleyball. WCSU vs. Clark. O’Neill Center, 7 p.m.

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

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

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Alumni trip – Salem, Mass. Alumni and friends will spend a day in Salem, Mass. The bus will depart the Midtown campus at 7 a.m. and return around 10 p.m. The cost is $49 per person. For more information, call x78290.

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Field hockey. WCSU vs. Southern Maine. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

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Women’s soccer. WCSU vs. Keene State. Westside Athletic Stadium, 4 p.m.