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Fall 2017 Use the find function on your browser to locate specific dates or events. This page is updated regularly, so check back often.
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Wednesday, September 6 to Friday, September 29 Creativity and Reality
Artworks by Professor Naijun Zhang
Reception: Wednesday, September 6, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Palmer Gallery
Art Demonstration: Wednesday, September 6, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Palmer Gallery
Free and open to the public

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

For more information on the gallery or its exhibitions, call the Office of the Provost at 740-826-8122 or Director of Palmer Gallery Professor Yan Sun at 740-826-8105.

Saturday, September 23 Women's Soccer vs. Bethany College
1:00 p.m., North Athletic Turf Field
Sunday, September 24 SchuckThe Reporter's Life with Glenn Schuck
6:00 p.m., Thompson Theatre, Caldwell Hall
Free and open to the public

Glenn Schuck is a news reporter and anchor for 1010 WINS radio in New York. Learn about his ties to the late Senator John Glenn, his experience as the first reporter to tour the aftermath of September 11, and his insights on today's media.

The event is presented by the Society of Professional Journalists.
Tuesday, September 26 Women's Soccer vs. Oberlin College
5:00 p.m., North Athletic Turf Field

Women's Volleyball vs. Otterbein University
7:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Thursday, September 28 Guest Trombonist: Lucas Borges
7:30 p.m., Young Recital Hall 204, Walter Hall
Free and open to the public
Friday, September 29 Admission Open House
8:45 a.m.
To register or for more information, visit the event page.

A fun and informative way to take a first look at Muskingum, attend the Open House to learn more about the people and the programs that make the University special. Morning refreshments and an introductory address are followed by presentations by faculty and Student Life staff, a panel discussion with students, informational sessions from admission and financial aid representatives, campus tours and lunch.

Harsha AbeyaratneFaculty Piano Recital: Harsha Abeyaratne

7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public

Harsha Abeyaratne will perform Chopin's Nocturne in F minor (Op. 55, No.2); Ravel's Oiseaux Tristes, Alborado Del Gracioso; and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition
Saturday, September 30 Games By Teens Learning Session
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
To register, visit the event page.

The contest is open to middle school to high school aged students. Each contestant will be given four weeks to complete a video game based on a theme announced at the this session. The cost is $25 per participant. For more information, visit the Games By Teens website.

Football vs. Heidelberg University

1:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium

Men's Soccer vs. Heidelberg University
4:00 p.m., North Athletic Turf Field
Monday, October 2 Women's Tennis vs. Bethany College
3:30 p.m., Tennis Courts
Tuesday, October 3 Flu Vaccine Shots
9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., College Drive Church
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Steele Center

$5 for Muskingum County residents; $20 for non-Muskingum County residents; Free for Medicare B, Humana and Medigold

It is open to the Muskingum University and New Concord community members ages 12 and older. Please wear a loose fitting short-sleeved shirt. You can bring a completed waiver to the site or complete it once arriving.

The event is sponsored by Rambo Memorial Health Center and the Muskingum University Department of Nursing. For more information, contact 740-452-5401.

Men's Soccer vs. Marietta College

4:00 p.m., North Athletic Turf Field
Wednesday, October 4 to Tuesday, October 31 The Enlightenment of Art Education
Artworks by Coshocton High Schools and Chinese Students
Reception: Wednesday, October 4, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Palmer Gallery
Lecture: Thursday, October 17, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m., Palmer Gallery
Free and open to the public

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

For more information on the gallery or its exhibitions, call the Office of the Provost at 740-826-8122 or Director of Palmer Gallery Professor Yan Sun at 740-826-8105.
Saturday, October 7 Games By Teens Learning Session
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
To register, visit the event page.

The contest is open to middle school to high school aged students. Each contestant will be given four weeks to complete a video game based on a theme announced at the first session. The cost is $25 per participant. For more information, visit the Games By Teens website.

Women's Soccer vs. Otterbein University
1:00 p.m., North Athletic Turf Field
Monday, October 9 to Tuesday, October 10 Fall Break
No classes and administrative offices are open
Tuesday, October 10 Women's Soccer vs. Capital University
4:00 p.m., North Athletic Turf Field

Women's Volleyball vs. Capital University
7:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Friday, October 13 to Saturday, October 14 Homecoming Weekend
Alumni can register for Homecoming events online.
Saturday, October 14 Games By Teens Learning Session
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
To register, visit the event page.

The contest is open to middle school to high school aged students. Each contestant will be given four weeks to complete a video game based on a theme announced at the first session. The cost is $25 per participant. For more information, visit the Games By Teens website.

Football vs. Baldwin Wallace University
1:30 p.m., McConagha Stadium

Men's Soccer vs. Baldwin Wallace University
4:00 p.m., North Athletic Turf Field

6th Annual Homecoming Collage Concert
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Sunday, October 15 Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel

Contact the Department of Music for ticket information at 740-826-8095.
Tuesday, October 17 Women's Volleyball vs. Mount Union University
7:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Wednesday, October 18 Women's Soccer vs. Mount Union University
4:00 p.m., North Athletic Turf Field
Thursday, October 19 to Saturday, October 21 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, from the novella Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
8:00 p.m., Thompson Theatre, Caldwell Hall
Free admission with a Muskingum University ID; $5 general admission

A new and shocking version of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror. On the fog-bound streets of Victorian-era London, Henry Jekyll's experiments with exotic "powders and tinctures" have brought forth his other self—Edward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins Jekyll is too civilized to comprehend. When Hyde meets a woman who stirs his interest, Jekyll fears for her life and decides to end his experiments. But Hyde has other ideas, and so the two sides battle each other in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse to determine who shall be the master and who his slave. With multiple Hydes portrayed by members of the cast.
Thursday, October 19 Roger PickenpaughLibrary Author Talk: Roger Pickenpaugh
3:30 p.m., Colloquium Center, Roberta A. Smith Library
Free and open to the public
Register for the event at the event page.

Roger Pickenpaugh's book, "Mckinley, Murder and the Pan-American Exposition," encompasses the life of President William McKinley and focuses on the compelling story of the Exposition. Pickenpaugh is a retired history teacher and has written four books on Civil War prisons.
Friday, October 20 Muskingum Jazz Group
7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Saturday, October 21 Admission Open House
8:45 a.m.
To register or for more information, visit the event page.

A fun and informative way to take a first look at Muskingum, attend the Open House to learn more about the people and the programs that make the University special. Morning refreshments and an introductory address are followed by presentations by faculty and Student Life staff, a panel discussion with students, informational sessions from admission and financial aid representatives, campus tours and lunch.

Football vs. Ohio Northern University
1:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium

Men's Soccer vs. Ohio Northern University
4:00 p.m., North Athletic Grass Field
Sunday, October 22 Baseball Prospect Camp
9:00 a.m., Mose Morehead Field

Muskingum University Baseball is hosting a prospect camp for any high school student athlete that is interested in playing college baseball at Muskingum. The cost is $80.

For more information, download the form or contact Michael Mulvey at 740-826-6177 or by email.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, from the novella Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
2:00 p.m., Thompson Theatre, Caldwell Hall
Free admission with a Muskingum University ID; $5 general admission

A new and shocking version of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror. On the fog-bound streets of Victorian-era London, Henry Jekyll's experiments with exotic "powders and tinctures" have brought forth his other self—Edward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins Jekyll is too civilized to comprehend. When Hyde meets a woman who stirs his interest, Jekyll fears for her life and decides to end his experiments. But Hyde has other ideas, and so the two sides battle each other in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse to determine who shall be the master and who his slave. With multiple Hydes portrayed by members of the cast.

Guest Artist: Robert Palmer, piano
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Wednesday, October 25 Men's Soccer vs. Wilmington College
4:00 p.m., North Athletic Turf Field
Thursday, October 26 Fall Scholarship and Internship Forum
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Boyd Science Center
Free and open to the public

Join for a poster presentation of all summer scholarships and summer internships.
Saturday, October 28 Games By Teens Awards Ceremony
10:00 a.m.

For more information, visit the Games By Teens website.

Women's Volleyball vs. John Carroll University
12:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center

Women's Soccer vs. John Carroll University
1:00 p.m., North Athletic Turf Field

Women's Volleyball vs. Dension University
4:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Sunday, October 29 Reformation 500 Hymn Festival
with the Concert Choir, Muskingum Valley brass and Linda Kempke, organist
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Friday, November 3 Music Theater Ensemble: Going Rogue
7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Saturday, November 4 Senior Recitals
Allison Sommers, Flute; Dakota Licklighter, Flute; Kaylee Piatt, Vocal
TBA, Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Sunday, November 5 Muskingum Valley Symphonic Winds: Hail, Brittania
3:00 p.m., Brown Chapel

Contact the Department of Music for ticket information at 740-826-8095.

Jazz Ensemble and Chamber Ensembles
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Thursday, November 9 Wind Ensemble: Our Human Spirit
7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Friday, November 10 Admission Open House
8:45 a.m.
To register or for more information, visit the event page.

A fun and informative way to take a first look at Muskingum, attend the Open House to learn more about the people and the programs that make the University special. Morning refreshments and an introductory address are followed by presentations by faculty and Student Life staff, a panel discussion with students, informational sessions from admission and financial aid representatives, campus tours and lunch.
Saturday, November 11 Football vs. Wilmington College
1:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium

Wind Ensemble and Muskingum Jazz Group
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Sunday, November 12 to Friday, December 1 Annual Muskingum University Student Exhibition and Competition
Reception: Sunday, November 12 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Palmer Gallery
Free and open to the public, Palmer Gallery

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

For more information on the gallery or its exhibitions, call the Office of the Provost at 740-826-8122 or Director of Palmer Gallery Professor Yan Sun at 740-826-8105.
Sunday, November 12 Instrumental YouthFest Honors Bands
3:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Wednesday, November 15 Women's Basketball vs. Kenyon College
7:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Thursday, November 16 to Saturday, November 18 History 101
8:00 p.m., Thompson Theatre, Caldwell Hall
Free admission with a Muskingum University ID; $5 general admission

The First Year Student Production returns with James C. Ferguson's fast-paced comedy "History 101." A comedic collection of history-themed sketches, songs and monologues, this play features first year Muskies making their debut on stage!
Thursday, November 16 NaNoWriMoLibrary Author Talk: Muskie National Novel Writers Month Authors (NaNoWriMo)
3:30 p.m., Colloquium Center, Roberta A. Smith Library
Free and open to the public.
Register for the event at the event page.

November is National Novel Writers Month. Participants aim to write 50,000 words in 30 days. This is an event to learn more about NaNoWriMo and to hear Muskie authors read what they are working on or what they have written in the past.
Saturday, November 18 Women's Basketball vs. Oberlin College
3:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Sunday, November 19 History 101
2:00 p.m., Thompson Theatre, Caldwell Hall
Free admission with a Muskingum University ID; $5 general admission

The First Year Student Production returns with James C. Ferguson's fast-paced comedy "History 101." A comedic collection of history-themed sketches, songs and monologues, this play features first year Muskies making their debut on stage!

Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
$12 for adults; Free for students

Handel’s Messiah with the Muskingum University choirs and Choral Society Violin favorites with the Maestra. For more information, visit SEOSO's website.
Wednesday, November 22 to Friday, November 24 Thanksgiving Break
No classes, administrative offices are closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24
Thursday, November 30 Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Pops
7:00 p.m., Secrest Auditorium, Zanesville
Free and open to the public

Annual traditional and FUN Holiday Concert. For more information, visit SEOSO's website.
Saturday, December 2 Women's Basketball vs. John Carroll University
3:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center

Home for the Holidays
with Wind Ensemble, Chamber Singers, faculty artists, and more
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Tuesday, December 5 Wrestling vs. Otterbein University
7:30 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Wednesday, December 7 Wrestling vs. Waynesburg University
7:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center

Men's Basketball vs. Capital University
8:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Friday, December 8 Undergraduate classes end
Saturday, December 9 Women's Basketball vs. Baldwin Wallace University
2:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center

Men's Basketball vs. Baldwin Wallace University

4:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center

Advent-Christmas Vespers
7:00 p.m., Location to be announced
Monday, December 11 to Friday, December 15 Undergraduate final examinations
Saturday, December 16 Men's Basketball vs. Otterbein University
4:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Wednesday, December 20 Men's Basketball vs. Waynesburg University
7:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Friday, December 22 to Tuesday December 26 Christmas Break
Administrative offices are closed
Friday, December 22 Women's Basketball vs. Eureka College
2:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center