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Meredith Theatre Presents Intimate Apparel

…Meredith Ensemble Theatre will present “Intimate Apparel” by Lynn Nottage November 8-13, 2011. Set in the 1900s, the play tells the story of a talented African-American designer who creates intimate apparel and whose life becomes intertwined with those of her clients. Performances are Tuesday, Nov.8-Saturday, November 12 at 8 p.m.,…

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SAS VP Presents Distinguished Speaker Lecture

…Meredith College's MBA program welcomed SAS Vice President of Human Resources Jenn Mann on November 3, 2011. Mann, a Meredith College alumna, presented the 2011 School of Business Distinguished Speaker Series Lecture. Jenn Mann joined SAS in 1998, working closely with executive leadership on employee performance and organizational effectiveness initiatives.…

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CSI Week at Meredith College

…October 24-28 is CSI Week at Meredith College. Learn more about a variety of careers in law enforcement and crime investigation. This series of events is sponsored by the Sociology and Criminology Program and the Sociology & Criminology Club. The schedule of events is as follows. Monday, October 24 9-9:50…

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Bequest of More Than $1 Million Establishes Scholarships

…A bequest of more than $1 million from the estate of Ruth H. Huskins has established the Ruth Elizabeth McNeill Scholarship Endowment Fund at Meredith College. The bequest is in memory of Huskins’ daughter, Ruth Elizabeth McNeill, an alumna of Meredith College. Huskins was the widow of Judge J. Frank…

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Second Film in Meredith Int’l Festival Oct. 25

…Meredith College’s 2011-12 International Film Festival continues on October 25 with “Of Gods and Men.” Film Description: In North Africa, a community of Christian faithfuls is living in harmony with the welcoming but destitute Muslim community. Across different faiths, friendship and support are strong. But the land is torn between…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/second-film-in-meredith-intl-festival-oct-25


Filmmaker Beth Murphy Lecture Oct. 18

…Filmmaker Beth Murphy will speak at Meredith College on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium. Her lecture is titled “Big Ideas, Small Choices.” Murphy is a documentary producer, director, author and university faculty member. In 1999 she founded Principle Pictures, an independent film company committed to giving…

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Study Abroad Students Participate in Sansepolcro Tradition

…Students studying abroad at Meredith’s Sansepolcro, Italy, location for the Fall 2012 semester participated in a centuries-old tradition. Meredith students processed on the feast night of St. Egidio, the city’s patron saint. The event that took places two days prior to the Palio della Balestra, a crossbow competition begun in…

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Tony Award Winner Holds Meredith Audition Workshop

…Tony Award winner Beth Leavel, ’77, returned to Meredith’s campus on September 30, 2011, to provide an audition workshop for music and theatre students. Leavel is an accomplished Broadway actress and singer who decided during her senior year at Meredith to pursue an acting career. While earning a degree in…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/tony-award-winner-holds-meredith-audition-workshop


Annual Event Provides Taste of Research

…Meredith’s Undergraduate Research Program held the annual A Taste of Research event on September 28 in the atrium of the Science and Mathematics Building. The showcase of summer research was an opportunity for students to share the results of their research through poster presentations. Another purpose of the event is…

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Alpha Lambda Delta Earns Award

…The National Council of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society for First Year College Students has awarded an Alpha Award at the Gold level to the Meredith College chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta. The Alpha Award is National Alpha Lambda Delta’s newest chapter recognition award, honor those chapters who have initiated…

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Memorial Service for Dr. Wangari Maathai

…On Sunday, October 2, 2011,members of the local Kenyan community will hold a memorial service celebrating the life of Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai. The service, which is open to the public, will begin at 6 p.m. in Jones Chapel. Meredith students, faculty and staff are invited to this service, which…

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Meredith Moment: Happy Birthday Elie Wiesel

…Meredith College wishes happy birthday to Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, who turns 83 on September 30, 2011. In Wiesel’s honor, we look back on Wiesel’s September 17, 2003 visit to Meredith College. Wiesel presented a public lecture attended by nearly 5,000 people. The article below Meredith Magazine’s Winter 2003 issue. Nobel…

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Holocaust Survivor to Speak at Meredith September 28

…Holocaust survivor Morris Glass will share his story with the Meredith College community on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m. in Jones Chapel. His talk is part of The Gathering, Meredith’s weekly informal chapel service. The talk will last 45 minutes and will end in time for the 11 a.m. class…

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Meredith Ensemble Theatre Presents The Tempest

…Meredith Ensemble Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” September 28-October 2. Performances are Wednesday, Sept. 28-Thursday, Sept. 29 at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 30 and October 1 at 6 p.m., and October 2 at 3 p.m. in McIver Amphitheater. The production is being held in Meredith’s outdoor amphitheater in…

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Taste of Research Event September 28

…Meredith’s annual “A Taste of Research” event will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Atrium of the Science and Math Building. This is a culminating event for students participating in summer research. A Taste of Research is an afternoon poster session featuring results from…

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Volleyball Spirit Night Vs. Peace College Sept. 28

…The Meredith volleyball team hosts cross town rival Peace College on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at 7 p.m. The Athletics Department encourages all students, staff, faculty and staff to pack the house and show their school spirit. There will be prizes given away for the most school spirited outfit. The…

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Meredith Moment: Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai Lecture

…The Meredith College community is saddened to learn of the death of Nobel Peace Prize recipient and Green Belt Movement leader Wangari Maathai, who died September 25, 2011, from cancer. We look back at Maathai’s 2009 visit to Meredith, when she delivered the Lillian Parker Wallace Lecture. While on campus,…

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Career Connections Networking Event Sept. 27

…Meredith College is sponsoring “Career Connections: A Networking Event,” an opportunity for students to connect with professionals on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Students who attend will be able to: • develop confidence in talking and interacting with professionals • gain career information and learn more about job…

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Japanese Earthquake Orphans Fundraiser Saturday

…A concert fundraiser to support Japanese earthquake orphans will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome. All funds will be donated to build a Rainbow House, a place…

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Audition Workshop With Tony Winner Beth Leavel

…Tony Award winner Beth Leavel, ’77, will present an audition workshop for Meredith College theatre students on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, from 2-5 p.m. in Carswell Auditorium. The workshop is open only to Meredith students, but others are welcome to observe from the audience. Leavel’s most recent Tony nomination was…

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Clyde Edgerton to Speak at Friends of the Library Event

…Bestselling author Clyde Edgerton will be the featured speaker at Meredith’s Friends of the Library Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. The event, which is a fundraiser to support the Carlyle Campbell Library, will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Belk Dining Hall. Join Meredith’s Friends of the Library for…

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Music Faculty Member Named RPTA Teacher of the Year

…Margaret Evans, a member of the Meredith College piano faculty, has been awarded the first “Teacher of the Year Merit Prize” by the Raleigh Piano Teachers Association (RPTA). A stipend, sponsored by Ruggero Piano Company, and commemorative plaque were awarded to Evans at the most recent meeting of Raleigh Piano…

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Sustainable September Events 9/19-9/25

…Meredith College is putting a special focus on thinking green during the month of September. The following events are scheduled for September 19-25, 2011. Presentation: Campus energy audit overview, by Energy Fellow Betsy Matthews. September 19, 1-1:50 p.m. in SMB 157. Join Energy Fellow Betsy Matthews to find out about…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/sustainable-september-events-9-19-9-25


Meredith College Ranked #3 on U.S. News List

…Meredith College is ranked third on the U.S. News & World Report list of the South’s Best Regional Colleges. Meredith was also named to the “Great Schools, Great Prices” list, ranked 7th among regional colleges in the South. U.S. News describes this ranking as “taking into account a school’s academic…

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Meredith Hosts International Film Festival

…Meredith College will sponsor an International Film Festival during the 2011-12 academic year. The series is coordinated by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, and sponsored by the Meredith College Diversity Council, the Alliance Française of Raleigh- Durham-Chapel Hill, the Office of International Programs, the School of Arts and…

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