Wednesday, October 25, 2017
All Day Event
Course Withdrawal Period ends.
All Day Event
The web withdrawal period for full term courses ends today. If you choose to withdrawal from a course, please do so using web services by 11:59 p.m.
1 p.m.
Ask me about open access graphicDrop in any time during this open house to see how digital scholarship leverages free, open-source software and openly available data to help researchers analyze social networks, create historical exhibits, collaborate with citizen scientists, and more.
5 p.m.
Picture of Halloween Jack-o-lantern with glowing eyes and mouthModern North American Halloween customs, including trick-or-treating, have their origin in an ancient, pre-Christian Celtic harvest festival. The Celts viewed the year as split between the warm, bright summertime and the dark, threatening winter. The Christian church adapted the old customs to a Christian context.Halloween customs came to North America with Irish immigrants in the 19th century. Professor Suppe, Assistant Chair and Professor of the Department of History, will explore the Celtic origins and evolution of the much-celebrated holiday that we know as Halloween today.
7:30 p.m.
Bunkerville: A Post-Apocalyptic MusicalOfficial Selection DISCOVERY New Play Festival 2016This farcical musical takes place in Bunkerville, an underground city, years after a nuclear holocaust. It follows Steve, a self-centered jerk who doesn’t realize it. Tricked by his coworkers to go outside of the bunker, he discovers a wasteland, but one that is oddly bright and beautiful. As his interactions with mutants, Mother Earth cults, and other inhabitants of the new world evolve, Steve discovers new truths about himself, his coworkers and his new surroundings.