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March 2012 News

  • 'DIGITAL VIOLINIST' TO PLAY VULCAN HALL TONIGHT

    March 29, 2012

    Energy will emante from the walls of Vulcan Hall when the Cal U Art Club plays host to Dixon's Violin at 7 p.m. April 13 in the painting studio. Dixon, classically trained from the age of 10, calls himself a concert violinist, a digital effects master and a musical shaman all rolled into one.

  • TEAC TOPS MEDAL COUNT AT CONFERENCE

    March 29, 2012

    Twenty-nine Cal U students traveled to Long Beach, Calif., last month for the Technology Education Collegiate Association (TECA) International Conference. Cal U won six medals, more than any other school at the conference. Click "more" for details.

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: 'ELECTION OUTLOOK'

    March 26, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: 'Election Outlook' returns; Foreign language video takes prize; Swimmer adds two national championships. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • TODAY: PROGRAM EXAMINES 'LEADER FOR LIFE' PROGRESS

    March 26, 2012

    Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend a special Leadership Day presentation at 11 a.m. April 10 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. The program outlines progress in the campus-wide 'Leader for Life' process.

  • EXPERTS ASSESS 'ELECTION OUTLOOK' ON TUESDAY

    March 26, 2012

    A popular panel of experts returns on Tuesday to explore the upcoming presidential and congressional elections. Political analyst Jon Delano, of KDKA-TV, is the moderator for '2012 Election Outlook: The Race for the White House.'

  • AWARD RECOGNIZES EFFORTS TO SAVE BIRDS

    March 22, 2012

    Dr. Carol Bocetti, of the Biological and Environmental Sciences Department, has received a 2011 Recovery Champion award from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The award honors her for efforts to save the endangered Kirtland’s warbler.

  • TODAY: NEWELL BRINGS 'SPEEDY DELIVERY' TO CAL U

    March 20, 2012

    David Newell, also known as Mr. McFeely of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," will bring his "speedy delivery" to Cal U on April 2. Newell will hold a discussion with Cal U students and others on campus, and give a public presentation in Steele Hall.

  • DA VINCI EXPERT PLANS PRESENTATION

    March 19, 2012

    Dr. Bulent Atalay, one of the world's foremost authorities on Leonardo da Vinci, will give a special presentation at 11 a.m. March 29. Smithsonian Magazine, NPR and PBS all have described Atalay as a "modern Renaissance man."

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: KENNY ROGERS AT CAL U

    March 19, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Kenny Rogers headlines Grand Opening; Four exhibitions on display for 'Museum Month;' Cal U hosts BotsIQ. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • REGISTER NOW FOR SENIOR WEEK EVENTS

    March 15, 2012

    Registration is open for Senior Week activities running from March 26-30. Senior Week events will give students resources to successfully transition into the workforce. The more events students attend, the more changes they have to win an assortment of prizes. Click "more" for event details and registration.

  • SEE MELISSA GATES' RECORD-SETTING SWIM

    March 15, 2012

    Watch senior Melissa Gates' NCAA Division II 50-yard freestyle championship swim. Her time of 22.59 seconds set an NCAA D-II Championship record.

  • TAKE YOUR CHILD TO WORK ON APRIL 10

    March 15, 2012

    Faculty and staff can participate in "Take Your Child to Work Day," celebrated campus-wide on April 10. The program for boys and girls ages 8-18 includes activities in Herron Recreation and Fitness Center.

  • BLACK, BROWN AND COLLEGE BOUND CONFERENCE

    March 09, 2012

    See a video montage of Cal U Men United students participating in the Black, Brown and College Bound Conference in Tampa, Fla. The video also includes clips of panel discussions with Provost Geraldine Jones and student Anthony Kane. Click “more” to view now.

  • MARCH IS 'MUSEUM MONTH' - SEE FREE EXHIBITIONS

    March 09, 2012

    Through March 25, Cal U hosts FOUR museum exhibitions. In addition to 'Machines in Motion,' visitors can view the Magic Planet and learn about WWII's Native American 'code talkers' and the letterpress that made posters for Elvis.

  • ROBOTS READY FOR COMBAT TODAY AT CAL U

    March 08, 2012

    Students from 43 local high schools will participate in BotsIQ at the 7th annual preliminary regional competition today in the Performance Center. Click "more" for additional event details and a list of local participating schools.

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: INTERCOLLEGIATE BAND

    March 05, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Steele hosts 65th annual Intercollegiate Band Concert; Art and Design students to revive 'Exquisite Corpse;' Women’'s conference examines violence against women. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • 'EXQUISITE CORPSE': EXHIBIT BRINGS SURREALISM TO LIFE

    March 01, 2012

    A multidisciplinary art exhibition, 'Over My Dead Body: Reviving the Exquisite Corpse,' showcases the work of students from the Art and Design, English and Philosophy departments March 8-16 in Vulcan Gallery.

  • AD WINS EDUCATIONAL ADVERTISING AWARD

    March 01, 2012

    A 30-second advertisement for Cal U is among the winners of the 27th annual Educational Advertising Award, sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report. This is the second award for the animated advertisement "Built."