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Spring 2017
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Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
No classes and administrative offices are open

MLK Day of Service
9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, January 17 WrestlingWrestling vs. Mount Union University
7:30 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Wednesday, January 18 Women’s basketball vs. Mount Union University
7:30 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Thursday, January 19 Library Author Talk: Dr. Richard Arnold
3:30 p.m., McCalmont Colloquium Center, Roberta A. Smith University Library

In this author talk, Associate Professor of Political Science Richard Arnold traces the evolution of "managed democracy" in Russia and Russia's meddling in the elections of its neighbors in the former Soviet Union. Culminating in Russia's alleged meddling in the U.S. 2016 election, Arnold points to future elections in the West where the tentacles of the Kremlin may be felt.
Sunday, January 22 to Wednesday, February 15 Southeast Ohio Art Exhibition
Louis O. Palmer Gallery
Artwork by prominent artists of southeast Ohio

Reception: Sunday, January 22, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Lecture by Robert Grayson: Tuesday, January 24, 2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Exhibition Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For gallery reservations, call the Office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs at 740-826-8122. For more information on the gallery or its exhibitions, call 740-826-8105.
Monday, January 23 Cultural MappingCultural Mapping Presentations
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Caldwell Hall Atrium

Presentations by Education Candidates/Student Teachers Spring 2017 highlight their research and reflections from their urban/ELL experiences.
Wednesday, January 25 Men’s basketball vs. Capital University
7:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Saturday, January 28 Scholarship Day
8:45 a.m., Room 343, Boyd Science Center

Invited guests sit for an exam to increase initial scholarship amounts. Students and parents learn more about Muskingum and what they will experience here in and out of the classroom.

Women’s basketball vs. John Carroll University
3:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Wednesday, February 1 Men’s basketball vs. Wilmington College
7:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Saturday, February 4 Scholarship Day
8:45 a.m., Room 343, Boyd Science Center

Invited guests sit for an exam to increase initial scholarship amounts. Students and parents learn more about Muskingum and what they will experience here in and out of the classroom.

Women’s basketball vs. Ohio Northern University
3:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Tuesday, February 7 Wrestling vs. Ohio Northern University
7:30 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Wednesday, February 8 Men’s basketball vs. Mount Union University
7:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Thursday, February 9 Michael TorresFaculty Recital: Michael Torres, saxophone
7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel
Saturday, February 11 Men’s basketball vs. Otterbein University
2:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Tuesday, February 14 Wrestling vs. John Carroll University
7:30 p.m. Anne C. Steele Center
Wednesday, February 15 Women's BasketballWomen’s basketball vs. Marietta College
7:30 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Thursday, February 16 to Sunday, February 19 The Dining Room, a play by A.R. Gurney, Jr.
Thursday to Saturday, 8:00 p.m., and Sunday 2:00 p.m., Sandra Wolfe Thompson Theatre, Philip and Betsey Caldwell Hall
Directed by Diane Rao
Designed by Ronald N. Lauck

Hilarious and touching, The Dining Room is set in a single dining room, comprised of 18 scenes depicting 18 different families. Households are interrelated and create a portrait of the declining upper-middle class White Anglo-Saxon Protestant, focusing on special occasions, life lessons and family matters.

TICKETS: $5 each, available at the door prior to the performance or by calling the theatre box office at 740-826-8376. Muskingum University faculty, staff and students are admitted free with their university identification card.
Thursday, February 16 Library Author Talk: Meryl Williams
3:30 p.m., McCalmont Colloquium Center, Roberta A. Smith University Library

A 2007 graduate of Muskingum University, Meryl Williams was recently published in The Washington Post. Her essay, “Housekeeping,” appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of Oregon Humanities, and another essay, “A House Disconnected,” in a 2016 Little Fiction | Big Truths print anthology about technology. Williams has also written a collection of essays about her time learning to play roller derby.
Saturday, February 18 Women’s basketball vs. Heidelberg University
3:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Sunday, February 19 Muskingum Valley Symphonic WindsMuskingum Valley Symphonic Winds: The Shadow of Sirius
3:00 p.m., Brown Chapel

TICKETS: $7 for adults and $5 for youths, and are available at the door before the performance or by calling 740-826-8182. Children younger than age 5 are admitted free. For more information, call Dr. Turrill at 740-826-8182.
Monday February 27 Undergraduate first half of classes end
Monday, February 27 to Tuesday, March 21 Expression and Imagination Art Exhibition
Louis O. Palmer Gallery
Artwork by area high school students

Reception: Monday, February 27, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Lecture by Jennifer Jenkins: “Art Education in High School,” Wednesday, March 1, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Exhibition Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For gallery reservations, call the Office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs at 740-826-8122. For more information on the gallery or its exhibitions, call 740-826-8105.
Tuesday, February 28 Undergraduate second half of classes begin
Wednesday, March 1 Women’s lacrosse vs. Franciscan University
4:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
Saturday, March 4 Women's lacrosseWomen’s lacrosse vs. Hiram College
1:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
Sunday, March 5 Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra: Children’s Concert
3:30 p.m., Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center, Cambridge

A featured children’s concert: Acceptance of Diversity in story and music
Monday, March 6 to Friday, March 10 Undergraduate and Graduate & Continuing Studies and MAP Spring Break
No classes and administrative offices are open
Sunday, March 12 Concert Choir & Chamber Singers Concert
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Thursday, March 16 Harsha AbeyaratneFaculty Recital: Harsha Abeyaratne, piano
7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel












Library Author Talk: Dr. Hallie Baker
3:30 p.m., McCalmont Colloquium Center, Roberta A. Smith University Library

Dr. Hallie Baker is a professor at Muskingum University. Her interest and scholarship are in the area of disability developed. Dr. Baker is also a licensed social worker with experience in long-term care and case management.
Friday, March 17 Men’s tennis vs. Waynesburg University
10:00 a.m., Tennis Courts

Baseball vs. Bluffton University

3:30 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field

Outdoor track & field Muskie Duals
4:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
Saturday, March 18 Outdoor track and fieldOutdoor track & field Muskie Duals
10:00 a.m., McConagha Stadium

Softball vs. Thomas More College
1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Donna J. Newberry Softball Field

Women’s lacrosse vs. St. Vincent College
2:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium

Baseball vs. Hiram College
3:30 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field
Sunday, March 19 Baseball vs. Penn State University Behrend
3:30 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field
Thursday, March 23 Faculty Recital: Dr. Erin Torres
7:30 p.m. Brown Chapel
Friday, March 24 Outdoor track and field Amy Adams Memorial Invitational
4:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
Saturday, March 25 Graduate & Continuing Studies and MAP classes end

Outdoor track and field Amy Adams Memorial Invitational
10:00 a.m., McConagha Stadium

Men’s tennis vs. Otterbein University

1:00 p.m., Tennis Courts

Wind Ensemble concert
7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel
Tuesday, March 28 SoftballBaseball vs. Kenyon College
4:00 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field

Softball vs. Ohio Wesleyan University
3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Donna J. Newberry Softball Field
Thursday, March 30 Softball vs. Bethany College
3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Donna J. Newberry Softball Field
Friday, March 31 Scholarship Recognition Day Program
Thursday, March 30 to Sunday, April 2 Spring Musical: Pippin
Thursday to Saturday, 8:00 p.m., and Sunday 2:00 p.m., Sandra Wolfe Thompson Theatre, Philip and Betsey Caldwell Hall
Book by Roger O. Hirson and Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Directed by Jimmy Bohr, Music Directed by Emily Oehrtman, Designed by Ronald N. Lauck, and Conducted by David Turrill

This musical is a coming-of-age extravaganza where a gang of young mischief-makers escort a young man through his self-discovery to manhood and to finding his true purpose in life. Pippin is presented by Muskingum’s Department of Communication Media and Theatre in collaboration with Muskingum’s Department of Music.

TICKETS: $5 each, available at the door prior to the performance or by calling the theatre box office at 740-826-8376. Muskingum University faculty, staff and students are admitted free with their university identification card.
Saturday, April 1 Women’s lacrosse vs. Heidelberg University
1:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium

Baseball vs. Marietta College
1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field
Monday, April 3 to Saturday, April 8 Presidential Inauguration Week
Tuesday, April 4 Men's baseballBaseball vs. Denison University
4:00 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field
Wednesday, April 5 Baseball vs. Ohio Wesleyan University
4:00 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field

Softball vs. Wilmington College
3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., Donna J. Newberry Softball Field
Friday, April 7 The Presidential Inauguration of Dr. Susan S. Hasseler
Muskingum’s 21st President
Time and location to be announced
Saturday, April 8 Men's tennisOutdoor track and field Muskie Invitational
10:00 a.m., McConagha Stadium

Men’s tennis vs. Heidelberg University

1:00 p.m., Tennis Courts

Student Honors Recital

7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Sunday, April 9 Outdoor track and field Muskie Invitational
10:00 a.m., McConagha Stadium

Senior Recital: Tony Palmer

3:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Sunday, April 9 to Tuesday, May 2 Annual Senior Art Exhibition
Louis O. Palmer Gallery
Artwork by Muskingum University senior students

Reception: Sunday, April 9, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Exhibition Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For gallery reservations, call the Office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs at 740-826-8122. For more information on the gallery or its exhibitions, call 740-826-8105.
Tuesday, April 11 Women's tennisSoftball vs. Capital University
3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., Donna J. Newberry Softball Field

Women’s tennis vs. Capital University
3:30 p.m., Tennis Courts
Wednesday, April 12 Women’s lacrosse vs. Capital University
7:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
Thursday, April 13 to Friday April 14 Undergraduate Easter Break
No classes and administrative offices are open on Thursday only
Friday, April 14 Women’s lacrosse vs. Ohio Wesleyan University
7:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium

Softball vs. Ohio Northern University
1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Donna J. Newberry Softball Field
Monday, April 17 Baseball vs. Bethany College
1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field
Tuesday, April 18 Men’s tennis vs. Mount Union University
3:30 p.m., Tennis Courts
Wednesday, April 19 Baseball vs. Mount Union University
1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field
Thursday, April 20 Library Author Talk: Lawrence Overmire
3:30 p.m., McCalmont Colloquium Center, Roberta A. Smith University Library

A voice for conscience and consciousness, Lawrence Overmire '79 is often referred to as “The Genealogist-Poet.” His poetry has been published in the U.S. and abroad in magazines, journals and anthologies. Overmire's most recently published books are Digging for Ancestral Gold: The Fun and Easy Way to Get Started on Your Genealogy Quest and The Ghost of Rabbie Burns: An American Poet's Journey Through Scotland.

Student Conductors Concert

7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel

featuring the Campus Choir & Wind Ensemble
Saturday, April 22 Baseball vs. John Carroll University
1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field

Men’s tennis vs. John Carroll University
1:00 p.m., Tennis Courts
Sunday, April 23 SEOSO Out of this WorldSoutheastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra:
Out of This World

7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel

TICKETS: $12 for adults, students are free. Call 740-826-8197 or www.seoso.org. For additional information, visit SEOSO’s website.

Wrapping up our Out of this World season, featuring intergalactic space favorites.

Tuesday, April 25 Softball vs. Washington and Jefferson College
3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Donna J. Newberry Softball Field

Jazz Ensemble & Chamber Ensembles concert

7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel
Wednesday, April 26 Undergraduate classes end
Thursday, April 27 Baseball vs. Washington and Jefferson College
4:30 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field
Friday, April 28 to Thursday, May 4 Undergraduate Final Examinations
Friday, April 28 Outdoor track and field OAC Championships
4:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
Saturday, April 29 SoftballOutdoor track and field OAC Championships
10:00 a.m., McConagha Stadium

Women’s tennis vs. Baldwin Wallace University
1:00 p.m., Tennis Courts

Softball vs. Baldwin Wallace University
1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Donna J. Newberry Softball Field

Senior Recital: Mallory Fischer

Time to be announced, Brown Chapel

Sunday, April 30 Muskingum Valley Symphonic Winds: Blue Shades
3:00 p.m., Brown Chapel

TICKETS: $7 for adults and $5 for youths, and are available at the door before the performance or by calling 740-826-8182. Children younger than age 5 are admitted free. For more information, call Dr. Turrill at 740-826-8182.
Saturday, May 6 Baseball vs. Otterbein University
1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field