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Spring 2017
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Monday, February 20 to Friday, April 7 Friendship 7 Anniversary Celebration

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.
Monday, February 27 to Tuesday, March 21 Expression and ImaginationExpression 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.
Monday, March 6 to Saturday, April 15 Summer Music Theatre CAMPSummer High School Music Theatre CAMP Registration

Registration is now open until April 15 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.


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 Tennis vs. Otterbein University
3:30 p.m., Tennis Courts

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 Pippin CastSpring 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
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
Sunday, April 2 to Saturday, April 8 Presidential Inauguration Week
For more information, visit the Inauguration website.
Sunday, April 2 Community Worship Service
7:00 p.m., College Drive Presbyterian Church
Tuesday, April 4 to Tuesday, May 2 Annual Senior Art Exhibition
Louis O. Palmer Gallery
Artwork by Muskingum University senior students

Reception: Tuesday, April 4, 5:00 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 4 Men's baseballBaseball vs. Denison University
4:00 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field
Wednesday, April 5 Softball vs. Wilmington College
3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., Donna J. Newberry Softball Field

Baseball vs. Denison University
4:00 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field

Inaugural John Glenn Lecture in Earth and Planetary Science: Scott E. Parazynski, M.D.
3:30 p.m., Room 343, Boyd Science Center

For more information, visit the news page.

Hidden Figures Film Screening
7:00 p.m., Roberta A. Smith University Library

Hidden Figures features the story of three talented African American women who worked with NASA and were influential in John Glenn's space flight in the Friendship 7. The movie showing is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Linda Hatfield at 740-826-8017 or by email.

Men's lacrosse vs. Otterbein University
7:00 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
Ceremony: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center

Reception: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., John Glenn Gym

For more information, visit the Inauguration website.

Men's Lacrosse vs. Ohio Northern
7:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium
Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9 Track and Field Muskie Invitational
10:00 a.m., McConagha Stadium
Saturday, April 8 Men's tennisBaseball vs. Heidelberg
1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., Mose Morehead Baseball Field

Cardboard Boat Regatta
2:00 p.m., Campus Lake

Community Festival
2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Quad

Men's tennis vs. Heidelberg University

4:00 p.m., Tennis Courts
Sunday, April 9 Senior Recital: Tony Palmer
3:00 p.m., Brown Chapel

Senior Recital: Katie King
5:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
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. John Carroll University
1:00 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, Sturtevant 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 Softball vs. Washington and Jefferson College
2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., Donna J. Newberry Softball Field

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 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.
Tuesday, May 2 Student Art Sale
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Neptune Art Studio, Palmer Gallery and Paul Hall

Muskingum University student art works on sale include drawings, paintings, graphics, sculptures, and ceramic art pieces. Refreshments will be served.
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 until April 15 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.