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Central Michigan University events: Nov. 13-19

Highlighted events from Thursday, Nov. 13, to Wednesday, Nov. 19

Contact: CMU News


Central Michigan University hosts more than 500 events each year, many of which are free and open to the public. Highlighted events from Thursday, Nov. 13, to Wednesday, Nov. 19, include:

“Guardians of the Galaxy” movie showing — Thursday

Central Michigan University’s Program Board will host a free viewing of the movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” at 12, 5 and 8 p.m. Thursday in the Bovee University Center Auditorium.

Electronic structure theory physics seminar — Thursday

Central Michigan University’s physics department will host Arrigo Calzolari from the Institute of Nanoscience in Modena, Italy, for an electronic structure theory seminar from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday in Dow Science Complex 107. Contact Rob Wang, 989-774-1198.

“Lake Michigan Prey Fishes” biology seminar — Thursday

Central Michigan University’s biology department will host David Bunnell from the U.S. Geological Survey – Great Lakes Science Center for a “Lake Michigan Prey Fishes: What’s Underlying the Darkening Skies?” seminar from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday in Brooks Hall 203. Contact Rob Wang, 989-774-1198.

Unified cultural holiday celebration — Thursday

Central Michigan University’s Multicultural Academic Student Services office will host a free cultural holiday celebration of music, dance, song and storytelling from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Bovee University Center Rotunda. Contact D’Wayne Jenkins, 989-774-3945.

“Where Soldiers Come From” documentary showing and panel discussion — Thursday

Central Michigan University’s Veterans’ Resource Center will show “Where Soldiers Come From,” a documentary about veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Park Library Auditorium. A discussion with a veterans outreach panel will follow the film. Contact Steve Rellinger, 989-774-7991.

Native American storytelling by Gayle Ross — Thursday

Central Michigan University’s College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences, Office of Institutional Diversity and Native American Programs office will host guest speaker Gayle Ross for an evening of Native American storytelling from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Anspach Hall 161. Contact Jamie Fockler, 989-774-3172.

“25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” theater performance — Thursday

The University Theatre company at Central Michigan University will present the “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Moore Hall’s Bush Theatre. Purchase tickets through CMU Ticket Central, 989-774-3045.

Faculty artist Mark Cox concert — Thursday

Central Michigan University’s School of Music tuba artist Mark Cox will perform in concert from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday in the Music Building’s Staples Family Concert Hall. Purchase tickets through CMU Ticket Central, 989-774-3045.

Active learning in physics seminar — Friday

Central Michigan University’s physics department will host CMU physics professor Koblar Alan Jackson for a seminar about active learning in physics from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday in Dow Science Complex 135. Contact Rob Wang, 989-774-1198.

International Discotheque — Friday

Central Michigan University’s Residence Life office will host a free celebration of international food, dancing and fun at the 14th annual International Discotheque from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday in Robinson Hall Residential Restaurant. Contact Bridgette Wynn, 989-774-3293.

Alma vs. Central Michigan University men’s basketball game — Friday

The Alma College Scots will play the Central Michigan University Chippewas at 7 p.m. Friday in Mount Pleasant. Call 989-774-3041.

Centralis Honors Scholarship competition — Saturday

Central Michigan University’s Admissions office will host a Centralis Honors Scholarship competition for high school seniors with a minimum 3.7 GPA and ACT score of 27 or higher from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Warriner Hall’s Plachta Auditorium. Advance registration is required. Contact Admissions, 989-774-3076.

Massachusetts vs. Central Michigan University women’s basketball game — Sunday

The University of Massachusetts Minutewomen will play the Central Michigan University Chippewas at 1 p.m. Sunday in Mount Pleasant. Call 989-774-3041.

High School Honor Band concert — Sunday

Central Michigan University’s School of Music will host a free High School Honor Band concert featuring 65 of the finest instrumentalists in Michigan from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the Music Building’s Staples Family Concert Hall. Contact John Jacobson, 989-774-3738.

Cottage Industries craft fair and dessert auction — Monday

Central Michigan University’s Network for Women and the Honors Program will host a Cottage Industries craft fair and dessert auction from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday in the Bovee University Center Terrace Rooms. Contact Julia Sherlock, 989-774-6609.

“Indian Radio Days Readers Theater” performance — Monday

Central Michigan University’s Native American Programs office will host a free performance of the play “Indian Radio Days Readers Theater” about how American Indians will define their identity in contemporary society from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday in Park Library Auditorium. Contact Cheryl Merryman, 989-774-2508.

Guest lecture by historian Steve Hochstadt — Monday

Central Michigan University’s College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences will host history professor Steve Hochstadt from Illinois College for a free talk, “Seeing the Holocaust from Shanghai,” as part of the Abel Endowed Lecture Series from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday in Warriner Hall’s Plachta Auditorium. Contact Rae Barrett, 989-774-3341.

Soup and Substance luncheon — Tuesday

Central Michigan University’s Diversity Education and Native American Programs offices will host a free luncheon and discussion about Torn – Recovering California’s Stolen Cultural Heritage at noon Tuesday in the Bovee University Center Terrace Rooms. Contact Cheryl Merryman, 989-774-7318.

Youngstown State vs. Central Michigan University men’s basketball game — Tuesday

The Youngstown State Penguins will play the Central Michigan University Chippewas at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Mount Pleasant. Call 989-774-3041.

Central Michigan University Trombone Choir concert — Tuesday

Central Michigan University’s School of Music will host a free concert by the Trombone Choir conducted by Robert Lindahl from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Music Building’s Staples Family Concert Hall. Contact John Jacobson, 989-774-3738.

Central Michigan University retirement and service award ceremony — Wednesday

Central Michigan University’s Faculty Personnel Services office will host a retirement and service award ceremony from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Bovee University Center Terrace Rooms. Contact Daun Pass, 989-774-1571.

Make a Pitch competition — Wednesday

The College of Business Administration’s Institute for Entrepreneurship at Central Michigan University will host a Make a Pitch competition from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Grawn Hall 150. Contact Brenda Pung, 989-774-3270.

Speak Up, Speak Out “International Issues” forum — Wednesday

Central Michigan University will host an open forum, “International Issues,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Park Library Auditorium. Contact Andrew Blom, 989-774-1881.

 


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