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At-A-Glance

november

7

Study Abroad info session. Warner Hall, noon.

8

Panel discussion. Sixteen women from the “Choice Program” at Danbury Federal Correctional Institution will share their stories and discuss at-risk behavior in children. Student Center, 1 p.m. Free and open to the public.  For more information, call x79359.

9

Wellness workshop. “Are nutritional supplements right for everyone? Does water soak into a stone?” Student Center, Room 202, noon. For more information, contact Emily Stevens at x73903.

9

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

9

President’s lecture series. “The Narcissism Epidemic: Implications for Education and the Workplace,” by Dr. Jean Twenge. Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.  For more information, call x78754.

10

Fundraising breakfast. Westside Campus Center ballroom, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The public is invited. There will be no admission charge, but participants will be encouraged to make "tip" donations. Reservations are required; to make reservations or for more information, call Head Coach Kim Rybczyk at x79018.

10

Workshop. “The Narcissism Epidemic: Implications for Education and the Workplace,” by Dr. Jean Twenge. Student Center, Room 202, 10:30 a.m. Open to faculty and staff only. For more information, call x78606.

10

Brown bag lunch series.  “Morality in Humans and Animals” by Dr. Patricia O’Neill. Student Center, Room 201, noon.

10

Study Abroad info session. Warner Hall, noon.

10

Political science lecture. State Rep. Jan Giegler will discuss Connecticut’s economy. White Hall, Room 023, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu.

10

Piano recital. Featuring students in the WCSU music program. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

10

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

Remembrance Day National Roll Call event. Student Center Patio, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call x78564.

11-12

NEPCA conference. Warner Hall and White Hall. For a complete list of presentations and registration information, visit the NEPCA website at http://users.wpi.edu/~jphanlan/NEPConf.html.

11

Veterans Day observance. Ives Concert Hall, 12:30 p.m.

11-12

Theatre production. “Sweeney Todd.” Performances at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732 for information. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

13

Jazz Combos concert. Ives Concert Hall, 3 p.m.

15

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

16

Dalai Lama film series. Featuring “Seven Years in Tibet." Westside Campus Center Ballroom, noon and 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

16

Lecture. "Autumn for the Arab Spring?" by Professor of History and Non-Western Cultures Dr. Abubaker Saad. Warner Hall, noon. Free and open to the public.

16

Lecture & book signing. "Illegal People ... Living Under the Trees" by author and photographer David Bacon. Ruth Haas Library, Main floor, 2 p.m.

17

Poetry reading. “Wor(l)ds of Poetry.” Students, faculty and staff will share poems in original languages other than English on the topic of "Peace and Thanksgiving." Alumni Hall, 4 p.m.

17

Political science lecture. Communications consultant Yvonne Davis will discuss former President George W. Bush. 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

17

Tibetan medicine workshop. “Tibetan Medicine: Treatment and Experience” 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.

17

Orchestra concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

17

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

18-19

Self-defense course. Open to female WestConn students, faculty and staff.  Classes will be 4 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, in Room 202 of the Student Center. For more information, call x79300.

19

Women’s swimming & diving. WCSU vs. Mount Holyoke. O’Neill Center, noon.

19

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 4:30 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of the sky from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch.

22

Chamber Singers and Concert Choir. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

26

Men’s basketball. WSCU vs. Richard Stockton. Westside Athletic Complex, 7 p.m.

27

Men’s basketball. WSCU vs. Johnson & Wales. Westside Athletic Complex, 1 p.m.

29

MFA visual arts visiting artist lecture. Featuring painter James McGarrell. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

30

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