Upcoming Events 9/23/13

Learn more about events including flu vaccine clinics, the fall convocation, performances, exhibitions and more.

Flu Vaccine Clinics
Vaccine clinics are scheduled for the following times in Kresge Auditorium:
September 25, 1-4 p.m.
October 3, 1-4 p.m.
October 7, 4-7 p.m.

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The Writings on the Wall: Language as Art Work by Michael Klauke
Through October 27
Frankie G. Weems Art Gallery 
Michael Klauke’s interests in graphic design, conceptual art, traditional painting and drawing and the complexities of language converge in artwork in which words and images are both interrelated and interdependent. He uses thousands of tiny, handwritten words to form compositions inspired by politics, current events, literature, art history and religion. Curated by Adriana Burkins, ’14.

Ahead of the Class: a Statewide Exhibition of NC Art Education Majors
Through October 6, 2013
Rotunda Gallery
Artworks in a range of media demonstrate the talents of college students from across North Carolina who are preparing to be art teachers. Held in conjunction with the North Carolina Art Educators Association’s annual meeting. Curated by Kristen Piner, ’14

“The Three Sisters,” by Anton Chekov
September 24-28, at 7:30 p.m. and September 29 at 3 p.m.
Studio Theatre, Jones Hall

Meredith Ensemble Theatre presents Anton Chekhov's “The Three Sisters. This classic play deals with the struggles of three Russian sisters who long to return to their beloved Moscow at the turn of the 20th century. Admission is free for Meredith faculty, and staff. Public admission is $5 for students/seniors and $10 for adults. For tickets, contact the box office at ext. 2840 or

Neustadt Collection Military History Exhibit Opening
September 30, 10 a.m.
Carlyle Campbell Library

Meredith will hold a ceremony which formally presents the Neustadt Collection, a military history exhibit featuring toy and miniature soldiers on loan from an alumna's family.
This ceremony will feature President Jo Allen, alumna Ginger Alexander Neustadt, Regent of the Samuel Johnston Chapter of the North Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution, Hannah Thornton, undergraduate researcher who has developed the exhibit pamphlets and labeling, and collector Bill Neustadt.  The exhibit features scenes from the American Revolution, which ultimately led to the Constitution. Patriotically themed refreshments will be served.
Please encourage students to attend this event, sponsored by the Dept. of History and Political Science, Religious and Ethical Studies, and Sociology, and by the Library.

Fall Convocation: “Innovate. Take a Chance. Change the World,” featuring Jessica Matthews and Julia Silverman, Co-founders of Uncharted Play
Wednesday, October 2, 7 p.m. (Q&A at 3:30 p.m.)
Jones Auditorium

As undergrads, Jessica Matthews and Julia Silverman took a class assignment and turned it into a start-up business that can change the world. Harvard named them “Scientists of the Year” in 2012. At age 26, their message is: don’t wait, women and girls – think globally and start changing our world now with fresh ideas. Uncharted Play is a for-profit social enterprise dedicated to improving lives through play. Their flagship product is the SOCCKET, an energy harnessing soccer ball that can charge a cell phone! Don’t miss this one – catch the dream! In addition to their convocation presentation, Matthews and Silverman will participate in a Q&A on October 2, from 3:30-4:50 p.m. in Jones Auditorium.

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