MBA Preview for Prospective Students
Tuesday, January 29, 5:30-8 p.m.
Harris Building, Room 214
The Meredith MBA Program will hold an MBA Preview session, including an information session, class visit and dinner with MBA graduates who will answer questions about their experiences in the program.
Meredith employees who are interested in applying for the MBA program are encouraged to attend. Please invite other prospective students to attend the MBA Preview. Click here for more information or to sign up.
Film Screening: “Abandoned Allies”
by Meredith Alumna Camden Watts, ’03
Wednesday, January 30, 7 p.m., Carswell Hall
Documentary Filmmaker Camden Watts, ’03, will screen her film “Abandoned Allies,” about the Montagnards who served as American allies during the Vietnam War. It explores the history of these tribal people, how they supported the U.S. Special Forces during the war, and what has happened since then. Now, more than 40 years after the war ended, both American and Montagnard soldiers open up about what took place and how it will affect future generations. Watts spent four years on this project, from its inception to its completion in 2012. Visit abandonedallies.com for more information.
The American Bible: Into the Heart of America's Culture Wars
A Lecture by Boston University Professor Stephen Prothero
Monday, February 4, 5:30 p.m., Jones Chapel
Boston University Religion Professor Stephen Prothero will present "The American Bible: Into the Heart of America's Culture Wars." This lecture is presented by The Mary Frances Preston Lecture in Biblical Studies and The Mary Stowe Gullick Lecture in Christian Ethics. Prothero is the author of numerous books, including his latest "The American Bible: How Our Words Unite, Divide, and Defend a Nation." He was the chief editorial consultant for the 2010 PBS series "God in America." Faculty members who are interested in a dinner discussion with Stephen Prothero should contact Chaplain Stacy Pardue at ext. 8346 for more information.
Stephen Sondheim's “A Little Night Music”
February 12-17, 8 p.m. and February 16 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., Jones Auditorium
Tickets: Free for Meredith faculty, staff and students, $10 general admission, $5 students/seniors
One Billion Rising-Raleigh
sponsored by InterAct, InterPlay, Black Box Dance Theater and Meredith College
February 14, 2013, at 4 p.m.
One in three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime.
One billion women violated is an atrocity.
One billion women dancing is a revolution.
V-Day refuses to watch as more than one billion women experience violence. V-Day is going further now, saying no more. In advance of V-Day's 15th anniversary, join V-Day and One Billion Rising to say no to violence against women and girls. One billion women and those who love them are invited to walk out, dance, rise up and demand an end to this violence. On February 14, 2013, we will move the earth, activating women and men to dance across every country. Learn more at www.onebillionrising.org
Senior Fellow, Women’s Research and Education Institute
2013 Woman of Achievement Lecture, in commemoration of Meredith’s Founders’ Day
February, 20, 2013, 7 p.m., Jones Auditorium.
Bernice Sandler, a leader in efforts to support women’s equality in education and the workforce, will present a public lecture. Sandler played a major role in the development and passage of Title IX and other laws prohibiting sex discrimination in education, and has been called the “godmother of Title IX” by The New York Times. Title IX is the federal legislation that prohibits educational institutions from discriminating against students or employees on the basis of sex.
“Vagina Monologues” by Eve Ensler
February 22-23, 8 p.m., Studio Theatre
Tickets: $10 (proceeds benefit InterAct of Wake County)
Winter Choral Concert
February 24, 3 p.m.
Meredith Sinfonietta Winter Concert
February 28, 8 p.m.
“Artistry in Design: Visual Connections”
Through March 31, Rotunda Gallery
An exhibition by students in Fashion and Interior Design presents creations inspired by works of art. The work demonstrates the visual connection between different types of artistry and their interpretation of renowned artwork translated into expressions of fashion and interior design. For more information, visit meredith.edu/art/gallery.htm.
“Connections: Artists Invited by Meredith College Art Faculty”
Through March 17, Frankie G. Weems Art Gallery.
The interests and perspectives of the Meredith College art faculty are reflected in their choices of artists showing paintings, sculpture, clay, graphic design, photographs, textiles, video and mixed media. For more information, visit meredith.edu/art/gallery.htm.
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