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Year in Review

July 2004

June 2004

  • Tuesday June 1 55th Reunion (class of 1949) [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, noon]
  • Wednesday June 2 Alumni Reunion (1924-1936) [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, noon]
  • Thursday June 3 Alumni Reunion (class of 1945) [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, noon]
  • Friday June 11 Alumni Reunion (class of 1940) [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, noon]
  • June 11-12 "Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris" [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • June 17-19 "Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris" [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Sunday June 20 Sesquicentennial Jubilee - RI State House & WaterFire [festivities and reenactments begin at 4 p.m.]

May 2004

  • Sunday May 2 RIC Concert Jazz Band [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • May 6 - 15 Bannister Gallery: Annual Senior Show [M-W, F 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Th. noon - 9 p.m.]
  • Thursday May 6 Alumni Awards Dinner and Presentation [Donovan Dining Center, 5:30 p.m.]
  • Wednesday May 12 Campus Community Celebration [Campus Quad, noon]
  • May 13-15 Golden Anniversary Celebration (class of 1954) [Thursday evening dinner, Pawtucket Country Club]
  • Thursday May 13 Graduate Commencement [Murray Center, 5:30 pm]
  • Friday May 14 Providence The Renaissance City, Celebrating Successes, Sustaining Momentum. Keynote: Barry Bluestone, Northeastern University with remarks by key officials representing the city of Providence. This event coincides with the  publication of Providence The Renaissance City authored by faculty members Fran Leazes and Mark Motte [Helen Forman Theatre, the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 1 p.m.]
  • Friday May 14 Commencement Gala [Donovan Dining Center, 6:30 pm]
  • Saturday May 15 Baccalaureate Commencement
  • Wednesday May 19 A Tribute to Dean George Metrey upon his retirement and a 25th Anniversary Celebration of the School of Social Work [Donovan Dining Center, 5:30 p.m.]
  • Thursday May 20 Henry Barnard School Chorus and Groundbreaking for reinstallation of original entablature - Grandparents' Day [Henry Barnard School, 8 am]
  • Tuesday, May 25 Annual Library Visit [The John Hay Library of Brown University, 10 a.m.] Sponsored by Friends of James P. Adams Library
  • Wednesday May 26 60th Reunion (class of 1944) [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, noon]
  • Friday May 28 65th Reunion (class of 1939) [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, noon]

April 2004

  • April 1 - 23 Bannister Gallery: Within Our Gates: Human Sacrifice in the American Landscape - Keith Morris Washington [M-W, F 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Th. noon - 9 p.m.] (Panel discussion with artist April 8, 6 p.m. - Forman Theatre in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts)
  • April 1 - 2 RIC Dance Co. - Works by Melody Ruffin-Ward and Liam Clancy [Forman Theatre in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Thursday, April 1 9th Annual Richard K. Gehrenbeck Memorial Lecture - The Art and Evolution of Weighing Molecules Guest Speaker: Dr. Gary Siuzdak, Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, CA [Clarke Science 125, 8 p.m.]
  • Friday, April 2 Physical Science Colloquium: Mass Spectrometry in Drug Screening and Disease Diagnosis - Guest Speaker: Dr. Gary Siuzdak, Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, CA [Clarke Science 210, noon]
  • Friday April 2 RIC Dance Co. - Works by Melody Ruffin-Ward and Liam Clancy  45th Anniversary Dance Company Celebration - Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Streb, 6 p.m., keynote, reception, and conferral of Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree [Forman Theatre in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Sunday April 4 RIC Chamber Orchestra [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m.]
  • Monday April 5 Dance and Film Discussion: Envisioning Dance On Film & Video [Clark Science Building 125, noon]
  • Tuesday April 6 RIC Jazz Cabaret with Greg Abate [Forman Theatre in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 7 p.m.]
  • Wednesday April 7 RIC on the Road: The Sky Club, New York, NY [6 p.m.]
  • Wednesday April 7 High School Hop Night [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.] Sponsored by the Performing and Fine Arts Commission
  • Friday April 9 Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies Symposium: Kathryn Powers, keynote speaker [Faculty Center South, 8 a.m.]
  • Wednesday April 14 Psychology Alumni Symposium [Alumni Lounge, 2 p.m.]
  • Wednesday April 14 Cab Calloway Orchestra [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.] Sponsored by the Performing and Fine Arts Commission
  • Thursday April 15 College Hip Night [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.] Sponsored by the Performing and Fine Arts Commission
  • Friday, April 16 Physical Science Colloquium: Guest Speaker - Dr. James V. Staros, SUNY Stony Brook [Clarke Science 210, noon]
  • Saturday April 17 New Student Luncheon [Faculty Center, 12:30 p.m.]
  • Saturday April 17 RIC on the Road: The Home of Beth and Mitch Malachowski '77, San Diego, CA [noon]
  • Monday April 19 President's Music Series: Muir and Guarneri String Quartets [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.] This concert is made possible by a generous donation by Marie and Robert Petrarca.
  • Wednesday April 21 Sesquicentennial Walk-a-thon for "Fun and Fitness" to benefit the Henry Barnard School [The Black Track, noon]
  • April 21-28 CONVOCATION of SCHOLARS WEEK
  • Wednesday April 21 Annual Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium [Clarke Science 125, noon]
  • Wednesday April 21 Spring Diversity Symposium- "JUSTICE or JUST-US: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Politics and the Challenge of Diversity." Urvashi Vaid guest speaker. [Gaige Auditorium, 12:30 pm]
  • Thursday April 22 Lecture - What Was Pawtucket Like In 1854?, Elizabeth J. Johnson, Guest Speaker [Faculty Center South, 4 p.m.] Sponsored by Friends of James P. Adams Library
  • Thursday April 22 Faculty Appreciation and Celebration [President's Dining Room, Donovan Dining Center, 5 p.m.]
  • April 22-25 RIC Theatre: "The Who's Tommy" [The Auditorium in Roberts Hall]
  • Friday April 23 Policy and Standards in Early Education Panel Presentation [Student Union Ballroom, 8 a.m.]
  • Friday April 23 RIC Wind Ensemble & RIC Dance Company - Dance Rhythms [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Sunday April 25 Portuguese Family Cultural Festa [Gaige Auditorium, 12:30 p.m.] Sponsored by Friends of Portuguese Studies and the Department of Modern Languages
  • Monday April 26 Conference: Spirituality and Aging [Faculty Center South, 8:30 a.m.] Sponsored by The Gerontology Center
  • Monday April 26 26th Annual Bicho Family Memorial Scholarship Concert - RIC Symphony Orchestra [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Tuesday April 27 Literacy and Early Education  - Guest Speaker, Jerlean Daniel, University of Pittsburg [Student Union Ballroom, 3 p.m.]
  • Wednesday April 28 Cap and Gown Convocation [The Auditorium in Roberts Hall, 12:30 pm]
  • Wednesday April 28 8th Annual Sports and Celebrity Memorabilia Auction [Radisson at the Airport Hotel, 7 pm]
  • Thursday April 29 "Happy 150th Birthday, Rhode Island College" - Student Annual End-of-Year Dinner presented by Donovan Dining Center and other sponsoring departments [Donovan Dining Center, 4 pm]
  • April 29-30 RIC Dance Company - Student Choreography Showcase [Forman Theatre in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Friday April 30 Leadership Rhode Island / Rhode Island College Alumni Breakfast [President's House, 8 am]
  • Friday April 30 RIC Chorus, Chamber Singers, & Women's Chorus - Celebration! [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 pm]

March 2004

  • March 1 - 19 Bannister Gallery: Sculpture and Drawings: Janice Redman [M-W, F 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Th. noon - 9 p.m.]
  • Tuesday, March 2 "Global Sex Trade in Asia" - Guest speaker Judith DeGroat, Director of Women’s Studies at St. Lawrence University [Student Union Ballroom, 12:30 p.m.]
  • Wednesday March 3 Performing Arts Series: Jeffrey Siegel’s Keyboard Conversations® There's More to Mozart Than Amadeus [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • March 4-7 RIC Dance Company: 45th Annual Spring Concert Series [The Auditorium in Roberts Hall, 8 p.m.]
  • Saturday March 6 The Music of Peter Boyer '91 - performed by the Brown University Orchestra [Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 8 p.m.]
  • Tuesday March 9 RIC on the Road: Washington, DC hosted by Congressman James R. Langevin '90
  • Friday March 12 Henry Barnard School Historical Play: Frankie Dolan, Ragtime Orphan [Gaige Auditorium, 9:30 a.m.]
  • Wednesday March 17 Wednesday One o’clock Music Series: The Afro-Rican Ensemble [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts]
  • Wednesday March 17 Performing Arts Series: Salzburg Marionettes, A Midsummer Night's Dream [The Auditorium in Roberts Hall, 7:30 p.m.]
  • Thursday March 18  "Recording Identity: Jazz, Cultural Expression, and the American Recording Industry" with Ron Dufour [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, 5 p.m.] Sponsored by Friends of James P. Adams Library
  • Friday March 19 Physical Science Colloquium: Guest Speaker Meaghan Richmond '98 [Clarke Science 210, noon]
  • Friday March 19 RIC Chorus, Chamber Singers and Women's Chorus: Spring Choral Concert [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Saturday March 20 Harambee Step Explosion [The Auditorium in Roberts Hall, 7 p.m.]
  • Monday March 22 RIC Symphony Orchestra: 9th Annual Samuel & Esther Chester Performance Award Concert [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Wednesday March 24 Palumbo/Driscoll Conference Room Dedication [Alumni, Development, and College Relations - Building #10, 6:30 pm]
  • Wednesday March 24 Student Talent Show [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m.] Sponsored by the Alumni Association
  • Wednesday March 24 Performing Arts Series: Violinist, Joshua Bell [The Auditorium in Roberts Hall, 8 p.m.] This concert is made possible with a generous donation from Dr. John Nazarian.
  • Thursday March 25 Phylum Party: Biology Department in conjunction with the Biology Club - a delightful culinary experience [Fogarty Life Science Lounge, 5 p.m.] Special guest appearance by Chef Frank Terranova
  • Thursday March 25 "Childhood Sexual Abuse and Substance Use in Incarcerated Women" - Guest speaker Megan Hebert, Research Program Coordinator, Substance Abuse Research Unit, Rhode Island Hospital [Fogarty Life Science, 4 p.m.] reception,
    5 p.m., Alumni Lounge
  • Thursday March 25 Poetry Reading - Norah Pollard [Faculty Center South, 5 p.m.] Sponsored by Friends of James P. Adams Library
  • Friday March 26 “The Meaning and Limits of Sovereignty: A Critique of the US Patriot Act" - Judith Butler, Maxine Eliot professor of rhetoric & comparative literature at the University of California, Berkeley [Gaige 100, noon]
  • Saturday March 27 15th Annual Rhode Island Science Olympiad [Donovan Dining Center, 8:45 a.m.]
  • Saturday March 27 RIC Opera Workshop, Thomas Lawlor, Director [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Monday March 29 President's Music Series: Muir String Quartet - Beethoven Cycle VI [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Wednesday March 31 "The Role of Purpose in Life in Substance Abuse" - Guest Speaker Dr. Selene M. MacKinnon, Associate Director, Program Development and Administration - Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University [Horace Mann 191, 12:30 p.m.]
  • Wednesday March 31 Wednesday One o’clock Music Series: Mark Wood , Electric Violinist [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts]
  • Wednesday March 31 Guest Lecture: Mike Stanton, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, author of "The Prince of Providence" [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 7 p.m.]

February 2004

  • February 2004, BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Our Community - Past, Present, and Future
  • February 1 - 13 Bannister Gallery: The Wake - Michael Kvium and Christian Lemmerz [M-W, F 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Th. noon - 9 p.m.]
  • Wednesday February 4 Performing Arts Series: Acting Company Shakespeare's "Richard III" [The Auditorium in Roberts Hall, 8 p.m.] This production is made possible by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • Thursday February 5 Young Alumni Group Snow Tubing  [Yawgoo Valley, 6 p.m.]
  • Saturday February 7 Alumni Women's Basketball [Murray Center, 1 p.m.] reception at halftime
  • Sunday February 8 Alumni Women's Gymnastics [Murray Center, 1 p.m.] reception follows
  • Sunday February 8 American Band: Young People's Concert [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 3 p.m.]
  • Monday February 9 Dance and Film Discussion: Balancerine/Stravinsky [Clark Science Building 125, noon]
  • Monday February 9 President's Music Series: Muir String Quartet - Beethoven Cycle V [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Tuesday February 10 Alumni Men's Wrestling - Tri-match [Murray Center, 5 p.m.] reception included
  • Wednesday February 11 Wednesday One o’clock Music Series: Nicholas Kitchen, Violin; Yeesun Kim, Cello; Judith Stillman, Piano.  [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts] discussion following.
  • Wednesday February 11 Bob Brown's Boys (and other friends too!) [Murray Center, 7:30 p.m.]
  • February 12-13 JAZZREACH / School Performances [The Auditorium in Roberts Hall, 10 a.m.]
  • Thursday February 12 Social Work Legislative Information Day. [Governor's State Room, Rhode Island State House, 2:30 pm.] Sponsored by the School of Social Work, celebrating 25 years, and the RI Chapter of NASW
  • Thursday February 12 Performing Arts Series: Metta Quintet [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Saturday February 14 Legacy Event [Donovan Dining Center, 11 a.m.] Congressman James R. Langevin '90 and Family - Honorary Chairs; Kathleen Swann '79 and daughter Elizabeth '03 - Chairs
  • Saturday February 14 Alumni Men's Basketball [Murray Center, 3 p.m.] reception at halftime
  • Saturday February 14 That's Amore: Opera Providence
    [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • February 18-22 RIC Theatre: "The Birthday Party" [Forman Theatre in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, Saturday & Sunday, 2 p.m. and Wednesday thru Saturday, 8 p.m.]
  • Thursday February 19 Performing Arts Series: Rennie Harris' PureMovement: Rome and Jewels [The Auditorium in Roberts Hall, 8 p.m.] Sponsored by the RIC Alumni Association.
  • Friday February 20 Young Alumni Group - Providence Bruins' Night [reception Trinity Brewhouse, 5 p.m., game time Dunkin' Donuts' Center, 7:05 p.m.]
  • Friday February 20 RIC Wind Ensemble: Green Eggs and Ham  [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Monday February 23 Praise Ensemble Gospel Choir Concert [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 7 p.m.]
  • Wednesday February 25 Wednesday One o’clock Music Series: Joseph Foley & The Narragansett Brass [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts]
  • February 26 - 29 Bannister Gallery: Sculpture and Drawings: Janice Redman [M-W, F 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Th. noon - 9 p.m.] (Opening lecture February 26, 6 p.m.)
  • Saturday February 28 Fiesta del Chiro: Educational Center for Arts and Sciences [The Auditorium in Roberts Hall 7 p.m.]
  • Sunday February 29 RIC Chamber Orchestra [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m.]

January 2004

  • January 6-10 Dance Company Class with Liam Clancy [Melcer Dance Studio in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 10 a.m.]
  • January 13-17 Dance Company Class with Alexandra Beller [Melcer Dance Studio in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 10 a.m.]
  • Tuesday January 13 Youth Wrestling Night [Murray Center, 7 p.m.]
  • Wednesday January 14 The 8th Annual Faculty Development Workshop: Building a Community of Writers, Speakers, Thinkers, & ... [Faculty Center, 8:30 a.m.]
  • Thursday January 22 Performing Arts Series: Jeffrey Siegel’s Keyboard Conversations® Bach and the Romantics: Chopin, Mendelssohn, & Franck [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Sunday January 25 Rhode Island Wind Orchestra: Antonin Dvorák's 1878 Serenade for Winds and Michael Weinstein's 2002 Serenade for 12 Instruments. Rounding out the program will be Richard Strauss's Serenade in E-flat and Gordon Jacob's Old Wine in New Bottles. All proceeds from this concert will benefit the Francis M. Marciniak Endowed Scholarship in Music Education at Rhode Island College [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 3 p.m. Admission Free]
  • January 26 - 31 Bannister Gallery: The Wake - Michael Kvium and Christian Lemmerz [M-W, F 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Th. noon - 9 p.m.]
  • Tuesday January 27 Media Appreciation Reception [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, 6 p.m.]
  • Tuesday January 27 Performing Arts Series: George Wein’s Newport Jazz Fesitval® 50th Anniversary Tour [The Auditorium in Roberts Hall, 8 p.m.]
  • Friday January 30 American College Theatre Festival [The John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 12:30, 3, and 8 p.m.]
  • Friday January 30 RIC on the Road: Doubletree Hotel - West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Saturday January 31 American College Theatre Festival [The John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 12:30, 3, and 8 p.m.]
  • Saturday January 31 RIC on the Road: Sanibel Harbour Resort - Florida

December 2003

  • Wednesday December 3 Political Science Alumni Presentation [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, noon]
  • Wednesday December 3 RIC Wind Ensemble: Tribute to John Philip Sousa [Auditorium, Roberts Hall, 8 p.m.]
  • December 4-24 Bannister Gallery: Sung-Jin Park Drawings, Paintings & Prints [M-W, F 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Th. noon - 9 p.m.]
  • Thursday December 4 RIC Dance Company / Children's Concert [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 10 a.m.]
  • Friday December 5 Foundation Holiday Event and Wine Tasting [Helen Forman Theatre, 5:30 p.m.]
  • Friday December 5 Seán Curran Company With the RIC Dance Company Winter Concert [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Monday December 8 RIC Symphony Orchestra [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Tuesday December 9 Young Alumni Group Community Food Bank / Community Service Night [200 Niantic Avenue, Providence, 5 p.m.]
  • Wednesday December 10 Lecture Presentation: Alumna Robert Tidwell [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall 12:30 p.m.]
  • Wednesday December 10 Wednesday One o’clock Music Series: Greg Abate [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts]
  • Friday December 12 RIC Winter Choral Concert [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Saturday December 13 Bob Brown's Boys (and other friends too!) [Murray Center, 3 p.m.]
  • Sunday December 14 RIC Jazz Ensemble [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8.pm.]
  • Tuesday December 16 The Poverty Institute annual policy symposium: "Planning for Rhode Island's Fiscal Needs", Dr. Ellen Frank, speaker [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 7:00 p.m., sponsorship reception, Helen Forman Theatre, 5:30 p.m.]
  • Thursday December 18 History of Henry Barnard School Assembly [Auditorium, Roberts Hall, 1 p.m.]

November 2003

  • Saturday November 1 RIC Wind Ensemble: United States Air Force Band of Liberty/Chamber Winds [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Sunday November 2 Dance Company Class with Seán Curran [Melcer Dance Studio, 10 a.m.]
  • November 3-26 Bannister Gallery: Evocative Objects: Studio Metalsmithing and Jewelry [M-W, F 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Th. noon - 9 p.m.]
  • Monday November 3 State Home and School Project full feature presentation: "Honoring the Past to Ensure the Future" [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.]
  • Monday November 3 RIC New Orleans Alumni Get-Away
  • Monday November 3 Dance on Camera Festival - American Moderns [Clarke Science Building 125, 12:30 p.m.]
  • Tuesday November 4 Dance Company Class with Seán Curran [Melcer Dance Studio, 4:30 p.m.]
  • Wednesday November 5 School of Management and Technology: Speaker Series - David M. Cicilline, Mayor of Providence [Gaige Auditorium, 7 p.m.]
  • Wednesday November 5 Performing Arts Series: Drummers of West Africa [Auditorium, Roberts Hall, 8 p.m.]
  • Thursday November 6 Dance Company Class with Seán Curran [Melcer Dance Studio, 4:30 p.m.]
  • Thursday November 6 Faculty Research Exhibit and Reception  [Fortes Room, James P. Adams Library, 7:00 p.m.]
  • Friday November 7 Latin American Student Organization: Do Plantanos go with Collard Greens? by David Lamb [The Auditorium in Roberts Hall, 6:30 p.m.]
  • Friday November 7 RIC Chorus Choral Festival [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Sunday November 9 Dance Company Class with Seán Curran [Melcer Dance Studio, 10 a.m.]
  • Monday November 10 Conversations on Native American Access to Education. Guest speaker: Darrell Waldron, Executive Director, Rhode Island and Connecticut Indian Councils. [Gaige Hall, Room 203. 4:00-6:00 p.m.]
  • Wednesday November 12 Lecture - "Pen and Needle Work for the Slave: Rhode Islanders Working the Antislavery Network." Guest speaker Dr. Van Broekhoven sponsored by the Friends of James P. Adams Library. [Faculty Center, 12:30 p.m.]
  • Wednesday November 12 Wednesday One o’clock Music Series: Audrey Kaiser & Susan Rodgers [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts]
  • Wednesday November 12 Alumni Evening at Providence Performing Arts Center: Hairspray, 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday November 13 Old Europe/New Europe: Istvan Deak, Professor Emeritus, Columbia University [RIC Faculty Center, 12:30-2:00 p.m.]
  • Thursday November 13 Thorp Lecture: "Emotion and Cognition: Is Empathy a Cognitive Construct?", Jim Barton, Lecturer [Faculty Dining Room, 4 p.m., reception immediately following]
  • Saturday November 15 Dialogue on Diversity: Promising Practices [Donovan Dining Center, registration 8:45 a.m.]
  • Sunday November 16 RIC Chamber Orchestra [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m.]
  • November 19-23 RIC Theatre: "The Misanthrope" [Forman Theatre, Saturday & Sunday, 2 p.m. and Wednesday thru Saturday, 8 p.m.]
  • Monday November 24 Dance on Camera Festival - American Moderns [The Forman Center, Noon]
  • Monday November 24 President's Music Series: Muir String Quartet - Beethoven Cycle IV [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]

October 2003

  • Wednesday October 1 Performing Arts Series: David Sedaris [Auditorium, Roberts Hall, 8 p.m.]
  • October 1-5 RIC Theatre: "I Hate Hamlet" [Forman Theatre, Saturday & Sunday, 2 p.m. and Wednesday thru Saturday, 8 p.m.]
  • October 2-24 October Series: Constantly Contesting
  • October 2-24 Bannister Gallery: October Series - Conrad Atkinson/Constantly Contesting: Art about the "Big Picture" [M-W, F 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Th. noon - 9 p.m.]
  • October 3-4 Homecoming 2003
  • Friday October 3 Rathskellar/Student Union/Campus Center Reunion [Providence Performing Arts Center, Grand Lobby, 5:30 p.m.]
  • Friday October 3 Department of Nursing 30th Anniversary [Donovan Dining Center, 6 p.m.]
  • Saturday October 4 Homecoming activity: RIC Chorus and Wind Ensemble [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 10 a.m.]
  • Saturday October 4 Homecoming Community Aerial Photo [Campus Field, 11:30 a.m.]
  • Saturday October 4 Bob Brown's Boys (and other friends too!) Dedication and Luncheon [The Murray Center, noon]
  • Saturday October 4 Athletics Hall of Fame Awards [Donovan Dining Center, 7 p.m.]
  • Sunday October 5 RIC Chamber Orchestra [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m.]
  • Wednesday October 8 Wednesday One o’clock Music Series: American Brass Quintet [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts]
  • Friday October 10 Performing Arts Series: Barbara Cook "Mostly Sondheim" [Auditorium, Roberts Hall, 8 p.m.] Sponsored by John Bacon Salon
  • Friday October 17 Donor Appreciation Evening [Helen Forman Theatre, 6:30 p.m.]
  • Friday October 17 RIC Dance Company With Dances by Daniel McCusker [Auditorium, Roberts Hall, 8 p.m.]
  • Friday October 17 RIC Wind Ensemble: Heirlooms [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Saturday October 18 Upward Bound Reunion [Faculty Center, 8 p.m.]
  • Monday October 20 RIC Symphony Orchestra [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Wednesday October 22 Wednesday One o’clock Music Series: Boston Trio [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts]
  • Wednesday October 22 Performing Arts Series: Paul Taylor Dance Company [Auditorium, Roberts Hall, 8 p.m.] This performance is made possible with support from the RIC Foundation Fannie Helen Melcer Fund.
  • Wednesday October 29  School of Social Work 25th Anniversary Lecture [Gaige Auditorium, 3 p.m.]
  • October 30-31 Bannister Gallery: Evocative Objects: Studio Metalsmithing and Jewelry [M-W, F 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Th. noon - 9 p.m. - reception at opening showing, Oct. 30, 6 p.m.]
  • Thursday October 30 RIC Dance Company / Island Moving Company [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Friday October 31 RIC Dance Company / Children's Concert [Sapinsley Hall - John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 10 a.m.]
  • Friday October 31 Collage Concert [Auditorium, Roberts Hall, 8 p.m.]

September 2003

  • September 4-26 Bannister Gallery: Annual Faculty Show - 3D & Design  [M-W, F 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Th. noon - 9 p.m.]
  • Friday September 12  Dance Company Class with Michael Bolger [Melcer Dance Studio, 5 p.m.]
  • Tuesday September 16 Student Welcome: Recycled Percussion [Student Union Ballroom 7 p.m.]
  • Wednesday September 17 Student Welcome [Campus Quad, 12:30 p.m.]
  • Wednesday September 17  Dance Company Class with Michael Bolger [Melcer Dance Studio, 5 p.m.]
  • Wednesday September 17 Student Welcome: Atom World's Fastest Artist [Weber Hall, 7 p.m.]
  • Wednesday September 17 Student Welcome: Volleyball Tournament [Residence Hall Court, 7 p.m.]
  • Wednesday September 17 Performing Arts Series: Jeffrey Siegel’s Keyboard Conversations® Rhapsody: Music of Brahms, Liszt, and Gershwin [Sapinsley Hall, 8 p.m.]
  • Thursday September 18 ASTAL: Lecture and discussion: The Crying Rocks by Janet Taylor Lisle [Faculty Dining Center, 5 p.m.]
  • Friday September 19  Dance Company Class with Michael Bolger [Melcer Dance Studio, 5 p.m.]
  • Saturday September 20  Dance Company Class with Michael Bolger [Melcer Dance Studio, 10 a.m.]
  • Saturday September 20  American Association of State and Local History: State Home and School Project seminar [Forman Center, 2:30 p.m]
  • Sunday September 21  Dance Company Class with Michael Bolger [Melcer Dance Studio, 10 a.m.]
  • Monday September 22 Alumni Golf Tournament [Cranston Country Club, 1 p.m.]
  • Wednesday September 24 Wednesday One O'clock Music Series: George Sand’s Salon [Sapinsley Hall]
  • Sunday September 28 New Student/Parent Welcome [Donovan Dining Center, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.]
  • Sunday September 28 U.S. Navy Band - Forecast [Recreation Center, 4 p.m.]

August 2003

  • Tuesday August 12 Foundation Golf Tournament - Warwick Country Club
  • Friday August 15 Sesquicentennial Commemorative Issue of What's News published
  • Wednesday August 27 President's address to the College Community
  • Wednesday August 27 Coffee Mug Campaign commences

July 2003

  • Monday July 21 Anchor Club Golf Tournament - Pawtucket Country Club
  • Friday July 25 YAG Night at Pawtucket Red Sox

May 2003

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