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September 2014

Combat Paper Exhibit and Workshops: Words Made Flesh

Sep 29

Time: September 29 - October 4
Venue: Art Galleries

Curated by Steve Prince and Darren Lee Miller Project leaders: Alexis Hart and Steve Prince Workshops: September 29 – October 4 Opening Reception and Lectures: October 4, 5 – 7 p.m., Art Galleries Closing Reception: October 28, 12:30 – 2 p.m., Art Galleries Exhibition Dates: October 4 – 28 Hand paper-making is the language of Combat Paper. By working in communities directly affected by warfare and using the uniforms and artifacts from their experiences, a transformation occurs and our collective…

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October 2014

10th Annual Lehman Medical Ethics Lecture: Aviva L. Katz

Oct 8

Time: October 8 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: Quigley Hall Auditorium

Dr. Aviva L. Katz will speak on the topic “Do Good Facts Make Good Ethics?” Assistant professor of surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, she is also director of the Ethics Consultation Service
. She will discuss the journey we have made in the clinical care of the fetus and neonate with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. She will include brief discussions of the natural history of congenital diaphragmatic hernia, the nature of antenatal counseling, and the increasing opportunity to…

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Gilda Daniels

Oct 16

Time: October 16 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Ford Chapel

An expert on voting rights, Gilda Daniels is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she teaches critical legal theory, election law, and civil procedure. She served as a Deputy Chief in the Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Voting Section under the Clinton and Bush administrations. Her scholarship focuses on the intersections of race law and democracy. Daniels has specialized in voting rights/election law for almost twenty years. She has litigated voting…

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Oct 17

Time: October 17 - 19

Homecoming will be extra special this year as alumni join us to celebrate the College’s first 200 years. There will be football, of course, but other athletics contests as well—including women’s soccer, men’s soccer, and women’s volleyball—plus a Bicentennial parade and TailGator. The annual Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held on Saturday morning. The weekend’s festivities will also include a special Bicentennial celebration for students. Homecoming Schedule of Events: Friday, October 17, 2014 8 a.m. – 5…

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Bicentennial Plaza Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Oct 17

Time: October 17 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: Bicentennial Plaza

The Allegheny College community will come together to officially open the new Bicentennial Plaza and History Walkway, which celebrate the College’s first 200 years. The plaza will be a versatile space that can be used for any number of activities, including talks, plays, concerts, and other special events, including Commencement. The Class of 2015 will be the first class to graduate from the Bicentennial Plaza. Lining the walkways from Bentley Hall to the new Bicentennial Plaza will be a gift…

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Single Voice Reading Series: Eduardo C. Corral

Oct 23

Time: October 23 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center

Eduardo C. Corral is the author of Slow Lightning, which was selected by Carl Phillips as the 2011 winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. He has been the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship, and his work has been honored with a “Discover”/The Nation Award and residencies at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. He holds degrees from Arizona State University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

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Family Weekend

Oct 31

Time: October 31 - November 2

The College’s Bicentennial becomes a family affair as parents and other family members visit campus to experience Allegheny with their students. A broad range of activities and entertainment for families is planned, with plenty of free time for families to spend time together just catching up. A full schedule of activities will be included here when it becomes available.

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November 2014

Exhibit: Faculty and Alumni Exhibition, Featuring Jeff Gola ’82

Nov 4

Time: November 4 - 25
Venue: Art Galleries

Artists’ Lectures: November 4, 7 – 8 p.m., Doane Hall A104 Opening Reception: November 4, 8 – 9 p.m., Art Galleries Exhibition Dates: November 4 – 25 This exhibition features a variety of artworks by Allegheny College’s faculty and Allegheny alumnus Jeff Gola. Mr. Gola specializes in egg tempera painting and also works in oil and watercolor. He received a BA degree from Allegheny College, spent his junior year in Temple University’s program in Rome, Italy, and has continued his…

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Victoria Lipnic ’82

Nov 4

Time: November 4 @ 6:15 pm
Venue: Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center

Allegheny College graduate Victoria A. Lipnic was nominated to serve as a Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by President Barack Obama and was confirmed by the Senate, for a term ending on July 1, 2015. Immediately before coming to the EEOC, Commissioner Lipnic was of counsel to the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP in its Washington, D.C. office. Commissioner Lipnic brings to the EEOC a breadth of experience working with federal labor and employment laws, most recently…

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Playshop Theatre: “A Flea in Her Ear”

Nov 13

Time: November 13 - 16
Venue: Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre

Mark Cosdon directs Georges Feydeau’s comic masterpiece (translated by David Ives) of amorous entanglements, marital mayhem, madcap pandemonium, romantic turmoil, and a vortex of lies. Playshop audiences are invited to make reservations at the Frisky Puss Hotel for a night of unmitigated pleasure. Check the Playshop Theatre website for ticket information.

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