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At-A-Glance

OCTOBER

21

Law-related education conference. Westside Campus Center, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information or to register, visit www.cclce.org.

21

Art slide lecture. Featuring illustrator Jerry Pinkney. White Hall Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m.

21

Tutoring Resource Center workshop. “English Idioms." Berkshire Hall, Room 104, 1 p.m. To reserve a seat, call x79245.

21

Presidential debate. Student Center Theater, 3:30 p.m.

21

Ghosthunters. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

22

Health fair. Student Center, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

22

Meet and greet political event. Student Center, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

22

Research seminar. Featuring guest speaker Tiffany Doan from CCSU. Science Building, Room 219, 4 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.

23

Social sciences social hour seminar. Warner Hall, Room 103, noon to 2 p.m. For more information, call x78453.

23

English department lecture. "Tying the Knot: Consanguinity and Affinity in Hardy's 'Wessex'" by Dr. Rosemarie Morgan. Warner Hall, Room 101, 12:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x79048.

23

Political science lecture. Stamford attorney Paul Edelberg to discuss China’s economy. White Hall, Room 201, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public.

23

Women’s soccer. WCSU vs. Western New England. Westside Athletic Complex, 7 p.m.

23

Science-at-Night lecture. “Acid Crater Lakes: Colored Windows into Active Volcanoes,” by Dr. Johan Varekamp. Science Building, Room 125, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

23

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

24

Volleyball. WCSU vs. Colonial Classic. Westside Athletic Complex, 5 p.m.

25-26

Debate tournament. "Resolved: that the United States Federal Government should substantially reduce its agricultural support, at least eliminating nearly all of the domestic subsidies for biofuels, Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, corn, cotton, dairy, fisheries, rice, soybeans, sugar and/or wheat" by WestConn's Roger Sherman Debate Society. Warner Hall, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. Free and open to the public.

25

Diwali celebration. Berkshire Hall, 1 p.m. Free and open to the public.

25

Volleyball. WCSU vs. Colonial Classic. Westside Athletic Complex, 9 a.m.

25

Women’s soccer. WCSU vs. Southern Maine. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

25

Field hockey. WCSU vs. Salem State. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

25

Culinary Institute bus trip. Bus departs at 10 a.m. from the Exit 1 Commuter Lot on I-84. Cost: $89 per person and will include lunch, gratuity and transportation. Reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, call x78290.

25

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

26

AA meeting. Warner Hall, Room 101, 8 to 9 p.m. For students and the general public.

27

Education reform discussion. "Election 2008: What Choice for Education Reform?" by Dr. Alex Standish and Dr. Steven Ward. Warner Hall, Room 103, 3:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

28-30

Day of the Dead altar.  Warner Hall, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

28

Brookfield Common University event. “Look Who is Talking Now: A Demonstration of Simulated Patient Manikins to Teach Nursing” by Joan Palladino and Pat Moreland. Brookfield Common, 246A Federal Road, Brookfield, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

28

Ridgefield Crossings University event. “Look Who is Talking Now: A Demonstration of Simulated Patient Manikins to Teach Nursing” by Joan Palladino and Pat Moreland. Ridgefield Crossings, 640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.

28

Take Back the Night walk.  Sponsored by the Women's Center of Greater Danbury and the Delta Gamma Phi sorority. Midtown campus quadrangle, 7 p.m.

29

“The Namesake” film screening. Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

29

Hour of Power (holy hour). Newman Center, 9 p.m. Free and open to the public.

30

Diversity lecture series. Featuring Loung Ung, author of "First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers.” Student Center Theater, 5 p.m.

30

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

31

Oktoberfest jazz. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

November

1

Football. WCSU vs. Montclair State. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

1

Manhattan String Quartet concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets: $25 for adults, $15 for senior citizens, non-WCSU students, and WestConn faculty and staff. WestConn students with valid I.D. will be admitted free. For more information, call x78350.

1

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

1

Men’s soccer. WCSU vs. Keene State. Westside Athletic Complex, 6 p.m.

2

Open house. William O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

2

Double reed day. Alumni Hall, 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, call the music department at x78350.

2

Holiday wine tasting. Westside Campus Center Grand Ballroom, 4 to 7 p.m. Cost:  $50 per person, and there will be a silent auction. Proceeds will support the Caraluzzi Scholarship Endowment. Reservations are limited. For more information or tickets, call x78832.

2

AA meeting. Warner Hall, Room 101, 8 to 9 p.m. For students and the general public.