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Spring 2017
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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.
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 20 to Friday, April 7 Friendship 7 Anniversary Celebration and Reception

Reception: 3:30 p.m., Roberta A. Smith University Library
The video of the Friendship 7 launch will be viewed at the reception.

Display hours: Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

The celebration includes video news reels, “Big John:” a life size Senator John Glenn cutout, a poster board display of the timeline of Senator Glenn's life, pictures and memorabilia of Glenn and the launch, and information about the John and Annie Glenn Museum.

The celebration and reception are free and open to the public.
Thursday, February 23 to Saturday, February 25 The Vagina Monologues and A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant & A Prayer
7:00 p.m., Room 343, Large Auditorium, Boyd Science Center

This three-night benefit reading is inspiring, funny, heartfelt, beautiful, and creates a portrait of the effects of violence against women. V-DAY is a global campaign that began two years ago as a call for women survivors to end violence against women.

A $5 donation is recommended for Muskingum students, faculty and staff and $10 donation for the general public. Unopened personal or feminine hygiene products may also be accepted for admission. Proceeds will go to Haven of Hope.
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 students of Indian Valley High School, Mid-East Technical School, and Caldwell High School

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

Lecture by Sara Dittfeld, art teacher of Indian Valley High School: Wednesday, March 15, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 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.
Tuesday, February 28 Undergraduate second half of classes begin
Wednesday, March 1 Women’s lacrosse vs. Franciscan University
4:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium

Motivational Speaker Dr. Jim Whetstone: Using Adversity as Fuel for your Fire
6:30 p.m., Room 336, Boyd Science Center

Dr. Jim Whetstone ’83 is a physician at Whetstone Medical Clinic. He studied chemistry at Muskingum and graduated from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Whetstone will discuss how to use adversity as a positive factor for individuals to persevere within a career and in life. This event is free and open to the public.

Men’s lacrosse vs. Hiram College
7:00 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
featuring works by Haydn, Franck, Debussy, Scriabin, and Chopin. This event is free and open to the public.

Abeyaratne has given solo recitals at Carnegie Hall, China, and Sri Lanka. This past July, he taught and performed at the Interharmony International Music Festival in Italy. He has also collaborated with several renowned artists. In 2015, he performed Rachmaninoff's "Second Piano Concerto" with the Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra. In addition, he has performed and given master classes at several colleges and universities in the United States.

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

Track & Field Muskie Duals
4:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
Saturday, March 18 Outdoor track and fieldTrack & 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

Men’s lacrosse vs. Olivet College
7:00 p.m, McConagha Stadium
Sunday, March 19 Baseball vs. Penn State University Behrend
3:30 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field
Wednesday, March 22 Men’s lacrosse vs. La Roche College
4:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
Thursday, March 23 Faculty Recital: Dr. Erin Torres
7:30 p.m. Brown Chapel
Friday, March 24 Track and Field Amy Adams Memorial Invitational
4:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
Saturday, March 25 Graduate & Continuing Studies and MAP classes end

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
Wednesday, March 29 Men’s lacrosse vs. Bethany College
5:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
Thursday, March 30 Softball vs. Bethany College
3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Donna J. Newberry Softball Field
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.
Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 2 Parents and Family Weekend
Click here for a full schedule of events.
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

Men’s lacrosse vs. Otterbein University
4:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
Thursday, April 6 Student Honors Recital
7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel
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 tennisMen’s tennis vs. Heidelberg University
1:00 p.m., Tennis Courts

Men’s lacrosse vs. Ohio Northern University
7:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9 Track and Field Muskie Invitational
10:00 a.m., McConagha Stadium
Sunday, April 9 Senior Recital: Tony Palmer
3:00 p.m., Brown Chapel

Senior Recital: Katie King
5:00 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

Jr. Recital: Dakota Lickliter & Allison Sommers
6:00 p.m., Young Recital Hall, Walter Hall 204
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 Jim SturevantLibrary Author Talk: Jim Sturtevant
3:30 p.m., McCalmont Colloquium Center, Roberta A. Smith University Library

A Muskingum 1983 graduate, Jim Sturtevant has written two books for other educators that encourage student connection and engagement. He has articles published in Ohio Schools, Principal Leadership and the Huffington Post. In addition, Sturtvant has a podcast series for educators.







Student Conductors Concert

7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel

featuring the Campus Choir & Wind Ensemble
Friday, April 21 Spring Choral Concert
7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel

featuring the Concert Choir, Choral Society and Chamber Singers
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

Men’s lacrosse vs. Mount Union University
1:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
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.

Monday, April 24 James Bradford Senior Colloquium
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., location to be announced
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

The Dr. Homer A. Anderson Lecture Series
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., location to be announced
Thursday, April 27 Baseball vs. Washington and Jefferson College
4:30 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field

Muskingum Jazz Group concert
7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel
Friday, April 28 to Thursday, May 4 Undergraduate Final Examinations
Friday, April 28 Track and Field OAC Championships
4:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
Saturday, April 29 SoftballTrack 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

Men’s lacrosse vs. Wilmington College
7:30 p.m., McConagha Stadium

Senior Recital: Mallory Fischer

7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel

Sunday, April 30 Muskingum Valley Symphonic Winds: Blue Shades
7:00 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.
Thursday, May 4 Graduate Commencement
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Saturday, May 6 Baseball vs. Otterbein University
1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field

Baccalaureate
10:00 a.m., Brown Chapel

Undergraduate Commencement
1:30 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Monday, May 15 to Tuesday, May 16 Track and Field Great Lakes Multi Championships
10:00 a.m., McConagha Stadium
Sunday, June 18 to Saturday, June 24 Summer Music Theatre CAMPSummer High School Music Theatre CAMP

Registration is now open for the Summer Music Theatre CAMP at Muskingum University.

Visit the website for more information, or contact Carol Wilcox-Jones, director, at 740-826-6210 or cjones@muskingum.edu.