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At-A-Glance

FEBRUARY

9

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

10

Black history month film. “10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America: Freedom Summer." Student Center Theater, noon. Free and open to the public.

10

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

10

Film screening. "Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees." Science Building, Room 125, 7 p.m. Videographer Bill Wallauer, who shot the 2002 documentary, will answer questions following the screening. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78798.

11

Political science lecture. U.S. Senate candidate Merrick Alpert to discuss federal climate change legislation. White Hall, Room 231, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (860) 210-2146, ext. 129, or send an e-mail to benjamins@wcsu.edu.

11

Telescope viewing. Viewing of Mars and the winter sky. Westside Observatory & Planetarium, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call x78671.

11

Science-at-Night presentation. "Up Close and Personal with the Chimpanzees of Gombe, Studying Wildlife Through a Lens" by videographer Bill Wallauer. Science Building, Room 125, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78773.

11

Midtown Coffeehouse. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by featured act, vocalist Shayna Zaid, 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.

12-15

President’s Holiday — No Classes

13

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

13

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

13

AA meeting. Open discussion. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public. For more information, call x78899.

14

AA meeting. Open discussion. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For students and the general public. For more information, call x78899.

17

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

17

Black history month film. “Eyes on the Prize: Bridge to Freedom." Student Center Theater, noon. Free and open to the public.

17

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

18

CUCAS meeting. Student Center, Room 202, 9:30 a.m.

18

Political science lecture. Former Stamford mayor Dan Malloy, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor, to discuss Connecticut's economy. White Hall, Room 231, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (860) 210-2146, ext. 129, or send an e-mail to benjamins@wcsu.edu.

18

Midtown Coffeehouse. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by featured act, the WCSU gospel choir “Reality,” 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.

19

RAD class. Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) class for the WCSU community on Friday, Feb. 19, from 4 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Center, Room 202. Free and open to women only. To register, please contact Officer Maz Ongaro at x79300.

20

Women’s basketball. WCSU vs. UMass Boston. Westside Athletic Complex, 1 p.m.

20

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. “Winter Skies” show at 5:30 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of the moon, the winter sky and Mars from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672.

20

AA meeting. Open discussion. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public. For more information, call x78899.

21

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

21

AA meeting. Open discussion. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For students and the general public. For more information, call x78899.

22

Onassis cultural center bus trip. Bus trip to the Onassis Cultural Center in New York for a guided tour of El Greco: Icon Painting in Venetian Crete. Bus will depart University Hall at 3:30 p.m. and will return at approxiamately 10 p.m. Free and open to the public. Reservations required. For more information or to make a reservation, send an e-mail to bakhtiarg@wcsu.edu.

23

Science & technology workshop. Richard Varner, Aerospace Education Specialist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, will present science and technology training for elementary and middle school teachers. Grand Ballroom, Westside Campus Center, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free and open to elementary and middle school teachers only. CEU credit is available; pre-registration is required to earn CEUs. For more information, call x78486.

23

Art slide lecture. Featuring painter Susan Walp. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

24

Black history month film. “Martin Luther King Jr. — The Man & the Dream." Student Center Theater, noon. Free and open to the public.

24

Accessibility workshop. Workshop to explain the types of accommodations and services available to students. Student Center, Room 207, 4 p.m. Free and open to new and prospective students and their families only. For more information and to RSVP, call (203) 837-8225.

24

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

25

Political science lecture. Plainville resident Justin Bernier, who is seeking the Republican nomination for the U.S. House seat in the 5th Congressional District, to discuss the federal budget deficit. White Hall, Room 231, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (860) 210-2146, ext. 129, or send an e-mail to benjamins@wcsu.edu.

25

Telescope viewing. Viewing of the moon, Mars and the winter sky. Westside Observatory & Planetarium, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call x78671.

25

International music concert. Featuring the German techno-pop band Dyko. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x73270.

25

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

26

Jazz Orchestra concert. Featured will be Frankensax, conducted by Jamie Begian; the WCSU Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Dave Scott; and the WCSU Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Jamie Begian. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free and open to the public; donations to the music department will be accepted. For more information, call x78350.

27

AA meeting. Open discussion. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public. For more information, call x78899.

28

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

28

AA meeting. Open discussion. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For students and the general public. For more information, call x78899.