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Music department to host ‘An Evening with C.S. Lewis’

Feb. 3, 2017 | Music | The department of music will present David Payne in “An Evening with C.S. Lewis” as a part of its Arts and Life Concert Series on Monday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium. “An Evening with C.S. Lewis” is a theatrical experience based on the life and writings of Lewis. Payne portrays Lewis as hosting a group
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CAB to host Jesse McCartney Feb. 18

Feb. 1, 2017 | Campus Life | A typical college experience sometimes includes making impromptu decisions to attend a couple of concerts. These shows do not usually feature mainstream or conventional musicians but often an artist unknown to the 20-somethings attending. This spring, however, Campus Activities Board is hosting an artist many students don’t have to be educated on, and the nostalgia has the campus
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Recent alumni begin new phase in life

Jan. 31, 2017 | “During my K-12 education, I had many wonderful teachers, but there was one who really made an impact in my life,” December 2016 graduate Logan Beasley said. “This was my second-grade teacher who went above and beyond to help me succeed. She was always a kind and gentle-hearted teacher, and from that point on, I wanted to be just like her.”
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Department theatre presents ‘Doubt: A Parable’

Jan. 23, 2017 | Theatre | The Department of Theatre performed John Patrick Shanley’s “Doubt: A Parable” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, through Saturday, Jan. 28, in the Administration Auditorium. Doubt is a dramatic play set in St. Nicholas Church school in the Bronx, New York in fall 1964. The story surrounds a nun, Sister Aloysius, who suspects a priest, Father Flynn, of an
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Department of music hosts “A Midwinter Night’s Melody: Piano music inspired by literature”

Jan. 25, 2017 | Music | The University’s department of music presented a special program Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall on campus. The program, “A Midwinter Night’s Melody,” was composed of piano music inspired by literature and lectures given by four University professors from various departments of the College of Arts and Humanities. Dr. Scott Carrell, associate music professor, collaborated
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Ruby Bridges to conclude ASI lecture series

Jan. 23, 2017 | ASI | The American Studies Institute will conclude its Distinguished Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Benson Auditorium with a presentation by author and civil rights activist Ruby Bridges. Bridges was one of the first black children to integrate the New Orleans public school system in 1960. She is the inspiration behind Norman Rockwell’s painting, “The Problem
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Waldron Center hosts small-business workshop

Jan. 20, 2016 | Waldron Center | The Waldron Center for Entrepreneurship and Family Business hosted a small-business workshop Saturday, Jan. 21, from 8:30 a.m. until noon in the Mabee Business Center. The workshop was designed to introduce fundamentals of small business for anyone interesting in starting a business. “Part of the mission for the Waldron Center is to put on activities for entrepreneurs that
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Retiring art professor presents artwork in campus show

Jan. 19, 2017 | Art | Stevens Art Gallery is hosting an exhibit by Dr. Faye Doran, professor of art, until Jan. 30. The showcase of Doran’s work is presented in honor of her retirement in May 2017. Featuring more than 50 pieces of art, Doran’s display includes realistic renderings using materials such as colored pencil and oil pastels; illustrations created with ink spots and
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Faculty take the classroom to New York and Washington, D.C.

January 18, 2017 | Communication | English | Theatre | FCS | Business | Five academic areas visited the Washington, D.C., and New York Dec. 31-Jan. 9 for a 10-day course counting for one to three credit hours. Students toured the Capitol, NBC Studios and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum and visited with alumni. This was the first year for the English department to participate,
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