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PROGRAMS & EVENTS 2007-2008

FEBRUARY 2008

02.05 - Creative Campus: Tree of Life Colloquium / Spooner Hall / 3:30-5:00 p.m.

02.07 - Opening Reception / Niche: nature morte and the simulated garden / Spooner Hall / 3:00-5:00 p.m.

02.12 - Creative Campus: Tree of Life Colloquium / Spooner Hall / 3:30-5:00 p.m.

02.12 - University Lecture Series / Nate Brunsell / Trading Water for Carbon: Climate Change in Kansas / Spooner Hall / 7:00 p.m.

02.19 - Creative Campus: Tree of Life Colloquium / Spooner Hall / 3:30-5:00 p.m.

02.26 - Creative Campus: Tree of Life Colloquium / Spooner Hall / 3:30-5:00 p.m.

02.27 - EPSCoR Workshop: Ecological Niche Modeling in the Great Plains / Spooner Hall / 9:00-3:00 p.m.

02.28 - Spencer Museum of Art Gallery Conversation with Stephanie Teasley & Maureen Warren / Ere Ibeji: Twin Figures of Yoruba / Spooner Hall / 5:30-6:00 p.m.

02.29 - Center for Service Learning Matchmakers event / Spooner Hall / 9:00-12:00 p.m. The idea of the event is to connect faculty who are interested in incorporating service learning into their classes with members of community organizations who have service needs.

02.29 - Spencer Museum of Art Task Force meeting for Climate Change exhibition / Spooner Hall / 1:00-4:00 p.m.

MARCH 2008

03.04 - Creative Campus: Tree of Life Colloquium / Spooner Hall / 3:30-5:00 p.m.

03.05 - University Lecture Series presents Secretary Roderick Bremby / An Evening with Roderick Bremby / Dole Institute of Politics / 7:00 p.m.

03.11 - Creative Campus: Tree of Life Colloquium / Spooner Hall / 3:30-5:00 p.m.

03.25 - Creative Campus: Tree of Life Colloquium / Spooner Hall / 3:30-5:00 p.m.

03.26 - Lecture by Linda Weintraub / Contemporary Art and the Primordial Sun / Spooner Hall / 12:00-1:00 p.m.

03.26 - University Lecture Series presents William Pizer / Global Climate Change Policy: What is Achievable and What are the Options? / Spooner Hall / 7:00 p.m.

03.28 - Theater performance by Claudia Stevens / Blue Lias, or the Fish Lizard's Whore / Spooner Hall / 7:00 p.m.

APRIL 2008

04.03 - Hall Center for the Humanities: Globalization Seminar / Michele Cloonan, Libraries and Human Rights: Iraq in the Crossfire / Spooner Hall / 3:30 p.m.

04.07 - Lecture / Tim Flannery / The Weather Makers: How We Are Changing the Climate and What it Means / Kansas Union Ballroom / 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

04.08 - A Conversation with Tim Flannery / Spooner Hall / 9:00 a.m.

04.09 - University Lecture Series presents Andrew Torrance / Climate Change and the Changing Legal Climate / Spooner Hall / 7:00 p.m.

04.10 - Presentation for Tom Rudkin's award as an outstanding alumni / Spooner Hall / 4:00 p.m.

04.11 - Presentation for George Sheldon's award as an outstanding alumni / Spooner Hall / 2:00 p.m.

04.12 - Creativity Summit / Spooner Hall / 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. As part of The Tree of Life project, the discussion sponsored by The Lied Center and project partners: The Commons, The Hall Center for the Humanities, University Dance Company and University Theatre with support from the offices of the Chancellor and Provost, will comprise conversations between faculty from the sciences and the arts. Participants will explore commonalities in their research process and seek to articulate how creativity manifests itself in each diverse disciplinary area. It is intended to serve as an introduction to new avenues for thought and research on our campus and is central to the development of the Creative Campus Project as a whole.

04.15 - Creative Campus: Tree of Life Colloquium / Spooner Hall / 3:30-5:00 p.m.

04.15 - Avian Influenza Workshop / Spooner Hall / closed event

04.16 - Avian Influenza Workshop / Spooner Hall / closed event

04.16 - University Lecture Series presents Terry Evans / From Prairie to Ice Sheet / Spooner Hall / 7:00 p.m.

04.17 - Avian Influenza workshop / Spooner Hall / closed event

04.18 - EPSCoR Eco-Forecasting Conference / Spooner Hall / closed event

04.19 - EPSCoR Eco-Forecasting Symposium / Spooner Hall / closed event

04.22 - BBC's Planet Earth episode screening / "From Pole to Pole" / Spooner Hall / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

04.22 - Creative Campus: Tree of Life Colloquium / Spooner Hall / 3:30-5:00 p.m.

04.22 - Earth Day Lecture / Gary Nabhan / Geography of Food Endangerment: Strategies for Renewing America's Food Traditions / Spooner Hall / 7:00 p.m.

04.23 - BBC's Planet Earth episode screening / "Mountains" / Spooner Hall / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

04.24 - BBC's Planet Earth episode screening / "Fresh Water" / Spooner Hall / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

04.25 - BBC's Planet Earth episode screening / "Caves" / Spooner Hall / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

04.26 - Historic Mount Oread Fund Advisory Board Meeting / Spooner Hall / closed event

04.28 - BBC's Planet Earth episode screening / "Deserts" / Spooner Hall / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

04.29 - BBC's Planet Earth episode screening / "Ice Worlds" / Spooner Hall / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

04.29 - Creative Campus: Tree of Life Colloquium / Spooner Hall / 3:30-5:00 p.m.

04.30 - BBC's Planet Earth episode screening / "Great Plains" / Spooner Hall / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

MAY 2008

05.01 - BBC's Planet Earth episode screening / "Jungles" / Spooner Hall / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

05.02 - BBC's Planet Earth episode screening / "Shallow Seas" / Spooner Hall / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

05.03 - Celebrating The Commons / Spooner Hall / event by invitation only

05.05 - BBC's Planet Earth episode screening / "Seasonal Forests" / Spooner Hall / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

05.06 - BBC's Planet Earth episode screening / "Ocean Deep" / Spooner Hall / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

05.06 - Creative Campus: Tree of Life Colloquium / Spooner Hall / 3:30-5:00 p.m.

05.07 - BBC's Planet Earth episode screening / "Saving the Species" / Spooner Hall / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

05.08 - BBC's Planet Earth episode screening / "Into the Wilderness" / Spooner Hall / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

05.09 - BBC's Planet Earth episode screening / "Living Together" / Spooner Hall / 2:00-3:00 p.m.0

05.13 - Performance of George Bernard Shaw's play Don Juan in Hell / Lara Thomas, honors student in Theater and English / Spooner Hall / 7:00 p.m.

05.14 - Creative Campus: Tree of Life Colloquium / Spooner Hall / 3:30-5:00 p.m.

05.22 - Spencer Museum of Art Senior Session / Spooner Hall / 10:00 a.m.

05.27 - EPSCoR Ecology and Evolution Workshop / Spooner Hall / 12:00 p.m. / closed event

JUNE 2008

06.09 - Natural History Museum Student Board Meeting / Spooner Hall / 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

06.13 - Latino Vision Council Meeting / Spooner Hall / 10:00 - 4:00 p.m. / closed event

JULY 2008

07.10 - Unclassified Senate Meeting / Spooner Hall / 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. / closed event