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At-A-Glance

may

1

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

1

Political science lecture. U.S. Senate candidate Peter Lumaj will discuss immigration reform and the North American Free Trade Agreement. White Hall, Room 214, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu.

1

Honors Convocation. Honoring scholarship and award recipients from the School of Professional Studies. Ives Concert Hall, 6:30 p.m. For more information, call x79401.

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Honors Convocation. Honoring scholarship and award recipients from the School of Arts & Sciences. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. For more information, call x79401.

2

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

2

Dinner-Lecture. “My Road to WestConn,” featuring Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Jane McBride Gates, 6:30 p.m. $8 admission. To make a reservation, contact Maribeth Griffin.

2

New Music Ensemble.    Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

3

Ceramic exhibition. Featuring the works of students in the Art 115 class. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., White Hall, Room 012.

3

Book talk and display. "Books about Buddhism,” hosted by WCSU and Do Ngak Kunphen Ling - Tibetan Buddhist Center for Universal Peace. Book talk in Ruth A. Haas Library, 5th floor, 6 p.m. The display of books will be in the glass cases on the library's first floor from Tuesday, April 24, through Thursday, May 3. For more information, call x79122.

3

Honors Convocation. Honoring scholarship and award recipients from the Ancell School of Business. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 7:30 p.m. For more information, call x78521.

3

Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, a capella group Martini Glass, at 9 p.m.. For more information, call x79700.

4

8th Annual WestConn Research Day. Students from across the university will present their research to faculty and colleagues. Science Building, 2 to 4:45 p.m. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/wrd.

4-6

Theatre production. “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 4; 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 5; and 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 6 in Berkshire Theatre. For tickets, call x7TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

5

Alumni & Friends Circle Rededication ceremony.  Alumni Circle between Old Main and Fairfield Hall, 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.

5

Family Day BBQ. Midtown Quad, noon to 3 p.m. Featuring food, music, games and entertainment. Open to WCSU alumni, new graduates and those in the WCSU community. For more information or to purchase tickets, call x78298.

5

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

5

West Fest Concert. Featuring Ludacris with special guest, Untitled. Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center, 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the Westside Campus Center Box Office, by calling x7TIXX or at www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

6

Arthritis Foundation walk. Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center, 10 a.m. For more information, visit www.danburyarthritiswalk.org, call (800) 541-8350 or send an email to lperkins@arthritis.org.

11

Transition conference. "Preparing for the Road Ahead: Helping Students Transition to College and Careers." Westside Campus Center, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, email esposito@ctserc.orgor bolden@ctserc.org.

11

Graduate Commencement ceremony. Feldman Arena of the William O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 7 p.m.

12

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 8 p.m., followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 9 to 11 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch.

13

Undergraduate Commencement ceremony. Westside Athletic Complex Stadium, 10:30 a.m.

17-19

WCSU Off-Broadway Production. "Almost Maine" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, and 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19, at the TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th St., 3rd floor in New York. For reservations, call x78732.

22

Lyme disease awareness event. "Lyme Disease Breakthroughs in Research and Testing" by nationally recognized Lyme disease experts Dr. Joseph Burrascano and Dr. Eva Sapi. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 6 p.m. For more information, call (203) 417-6584 or email rldtf@comcast.net.