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April 19, 2002
What's Up On Campus
THE DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE & DANCE is presenting The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde. Tickets can still be purchased for $4 at the door for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday performances, which are scheduled for 8 p.m., 8 p.m. and 2 p.m. respectively. See Highlights
BEGINNING TUESDAY, APRIL 23, Wittenberg will host a traveling photography exhibit in collaboration with the National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum (NVVAM) in Chicago, Ill. and Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Dr. Worthington Chapter #3 in Indianapolis, Ind. The display will be open to the public from April 23 to May 20 between the hours of 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. in the lobby of Chakeres Memorial Theatre. Click here
to read the Wittenberg press release. Click here
to learn about the National Vietnam Arts Museum. Click here
to visit "The Virtual Wall."
THE BUTLER INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN ART in Youngstown is the location of a special showing of the artistic brilliance of Joan Milsom '47. The show, titled "Joan Milsom: A Continuance," will run May 5-16, with a public reception scheduled for 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, May 5. Louis A. Zona, director of The Butler Institute of American Art, describes Milsom's work as "a search for the classically beautiful, asserting a thoughtful, resolved arrangement of visual elements."
Two of her works are pictured - to view the larger images, click on the pictures.
THE WITTENBERG CREW TEAM, under the direction of advisors Julie Parsons, major gifts officer, and Brian Beckley, admissions counselor, did very well in a meet at Miami University last weekend. Click here
to view the results of the Miami Regatta online. The crew team, in its first full school year, will be in Washington, D.C. this weekend for the Capitol Classic and in Charleston, W.Va. for the Governor's Cup on April 27.
THE ANNUAL CLARK AND CHAMPAIGN COUNTY SPRING RING will be held on Sunday, April 28 at Maiden Lane Church of God in Springfield. The Wittenberg Handbell Choir, led by Trudy Faber, professor of music, will be performing, and the handbell choir at Covenant Presbyterian Church, under the direction of Wittenberg School of Community Education student Mark L. Williams, will also be on hand. See Highlights
THE DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE & DANCE is presenting Dimly Perceived Threats to the System
, a comedy about fractured family life in the 1990s by Jon Klein, April 25-27. Free tickets will be available one hour in advance of each performance at the Blair Hall box office. This production is directed by School of Community Education student Katie Kuss-Shivler. See Highlights
CELEBRATE SERVICE is scheduled for Saturday, April 27. It is an opportunity for the Wittenberg community to work and play together for the good of all, according to Community Service Director Greta Reames. Volunteers will be painting, picking up trash, doing general labor and conducting childrens' programs and Adopt-a-block visits, from 10 a.m.-noon.
THE WITTENBERG SENIOR AND FACULTY DANCE CONCERT is scheduled for May 3-5 at Chakeres Memorial Theatre. A variety of dance styles in works choreographed by seniors Monica Stein, Jil Applegate and Justin Metz will be showcased. Tickets are free and can be obtained one hour in advance of each show. Times are 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 5.
ALCOHOL SCREENING DAY is Monday, April 22. Screening involves filling out a confidential, self-scored survey that is meant to identify problem drinking. Voluntary consultations with counselors and educational and referral information are provided. Assessment for friends or family is also offered. Participants receive a free slice of pizza and raffle tickets for door prizes. See Highlights
THE WITTENBERG CHOIR, under the direction of Donald Busarow, professor of music, is featured in Wittenberg's 21st annual Hymn Festival on Friday, April 19. The choir will be joined by choirs from five local choirs - Covenant Presbyterian, Christ Episcopal, Good Shepherd Lutheran, Grace Lutheran, all of Springfield, and Peace Lutheran of Beavercreek. Dr. Busarow will be at the organ, in addition to directing the choirs. See Highlights
The WITTENBERG HANDBELL CHOIR and the Wittenberg Singers, under the direction of Trudy Faber and Joyce Wendel, respectively, will present their spring concert on Saturday, April 20. The program includes a number of works composed within the past four years, including a recent composition written specially for the Handbell Choir by Tara Bridge '04. See Highlights
AMANDA KUTZ '02, SOPRANO, will perform a recital on Saturday, April 20. The program includes a piece by Mozart, three songs by Richard Strauss, a piece from the opera Rusalka
by Antonin Dvorak and songs by Lee Hoiby and George Gershwin. See Highlights
THE GABRIELI BRASS FESTIVAL XXI will be held on Sunday, April 21. The Wright Brass from The Airforce Band of Flight, the Miami University Brass Choir, the Miami University Trumpet Ensemble and the Wittenberg University Brass Choir will perform. See Highlights
ON SUNDAY, APRIL 21, James Carville, Democratic strategist and author, will speak at Wittenberg. Carville's visit to campus is being sponsored by the College Democrats. See Highlights
for details. Click here
to read the Wittenberg press release.
THE UNITY MARCH will be held on Thursday, April 25. Those who plan to participate are to meet on the Stoughton Lawn at 4 p.m. See Highlights
THE WITTENBERG FOOTBALL PROGRAM is hosting its annual fundraising golf outing on June 15 at Reid Memorial Park. Click here
to read the Wittenberg press release.
VOICES, THE WOMYN'S GROUP ON CAMPUS, is hosting a show called "Womyn's Experience" on Monday, April 22. It is a time for women to bond together through singing, dancing, poetry, etc. All women are invited to attend and participate by calling Katie Bryant at 505-5228 or Kate Runyon at 327-7555. See Highlights
EVENT CANCELLATIONS: Kalliope Concert in Krieg Hall scheduled for 3 p.m., Sunday, April 28 and Wittenberg Opera Studio Scene Recital scheduled for 3 p.m., Sunday, May 5 in Krieg Hall.
EDWIN MAYES, ASSISTANT DEAN OF STUDENTS, is one of several contributing authors for a comprehensive, two-volume encyclopedia published by ABC-CLIO, a publisher of educational and reference products that focuses on history and social studies resources for the scholar, student, teacher and librarians in universities and secondary schools. Click here
to view the encyclopedia Web site. to It will be available for purchase in June and can be ordered online.
Specifically, Mayes contributed a piece on the subject of student consumerism.
TERRY OTTEN, PROFESSOR and Kenneth E. Wray Chair in English, will be honored on Tuesday, April 23 during a reception on the occasion of his retirement. See Highlights
STEVEN WINTEREGG, ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MUSIC, has several compact discs available on the Tower Records International Web site. Click here
to read a review of his work and to order his music online.
THE ACADEMIC INTEGRITY COMMITTEE, consisting of faculty, students and staff, has been meeting to recommend changes in academic honesty policies and to draft an honor code reiterating the integrity and honesty valued at Wittenberg. The mission is to establish a process for campus-wide education and a system for dealing with policy violations, including a community-based council with faculty, student and staff members. Click here
to view a Web site that has the entire document. The committee welcomes feedback.
TO CELEBRATE EARTH DAY, a special seminar jointly sponsored by AIBS and Tri-Beta, along with the Biology Department, will be held at on Monday, April 22. The speaker will be conservation biologist Dr. Gary W. Barrett, Odum Professor of Ecology at the Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia in Athens. The title of his talk is "Earth Day: Past, Present, and Future." Dr. Barrett will reflect on Earth Day, 1970, and then present strategies and approaches necessary to address questions regarding a quality environment during the 21st century. Contact Kelly Riedinger firstname.lastname@example.org
if you would like to meet with Dr. Barrett. See Highlights
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH will present a Literary Awards Celebration on Wednesday, April 24. See Highlights
THE EAST ASIAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT, along with the departments of sociology, Africana Studies and the communications department will present Reggie Life, executive director of Global Film Network, Inc. and documentary filmmaker on Thursday, April 25. Life will speak on "Struggle and Success: the African-American Experience in Japan." See Highlights
A POLITICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM on Friday, April 26 will feature Jane Kochman, Legal Counselor for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees. She is giving a talk titled "The U.N. and Refugee Protection: from Global to Local." It is co-sponsored by the Global Studies program and the Political Science Department. See Highlights
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