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December 2013 Calendar

   
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Fourth Annual Photography Contest Exhibition: in the Katy & E. Don Walker Sr. Education Center Exhibit Gallery. The exhibit will showcase all of the photos entered into this year's contest in the categories of travel; food; action; old; new; faces; flora and fauna; and black and white. For more information, contact Megan Buro, Sam Houston Memorial Museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839 or "like" the museum on Facebook.

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Residence halls reopen at 2 p.m.

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MFA Reading Series: featuring Helena Halmari and Scott Kaukonen, at 6 p.m. in Austin Hall. During the bilingual reading will Halmari, chair of the SHSU English department, and Kaukonen, director of the department's Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing, editing and publishing, will share their translation of the Finnish Anja Snellman’s novel Pet Shop Girls. For more information, contact program director Scott Kaukonen at 936.294.1407.

Collaborative Piano Recital: at 6 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Non-Majors Dance Workshop: at 7 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Dance Theater. Admission is free. For more information, call the department of dance at 936.294.1875.

Chamber Class Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Night of Percussion: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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AIDS Awareness Day: from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Mall Area. Students can learn how to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. For more information, contact Lisa Clarkson, Student Health Center program coordinator, at 936.294.4347.

Student Alumni Association Meeting: at 5 p.m. in College of Humanities and Social Sciences Building Room 140. The SAA is open to all students. For more information, contact Amy Pfeil, assistant director for alumni clubs and constituent programs for SHSU Alumni Relations, at 936.294.4095.

Dance Majors Workshop: at 7 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Dance Theater. Admission is free. For more information, call the department of dance at 936.294.1875.

Jazz Ensemble & Lab Band Concert: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for senior citizens and $5 for SHSU students. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Sarah Ray Student Piano Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Lowman Student Center Holiday Open House: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the LSC Ballroom. Attendees can get into the holiday spirit with food, music and pictures with Santa. For more information, contact Erika Wright, LSC staff assistant, at 936.294.1758.

"Here Today, Gone Tomorrow IIII:" a one-night event by the "Performance Art and Video" class, in the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery. For more information, contact Annie Strader, 3G committee chair and assistant professor of art, at 936.294.1322.

Brooks Hafey Piano Studio Recital: at 1 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Catalin Iacob Student Piano Recital: at 3 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

No Limit Texas Hold 'Em Tournament: a free Kat Klub tournament, at 5 p.m. in the Kat Klub, on the first floor of the Lowman Student Center. For more information on any of the Kat Klub tournaments, contact Kat Klub operations supervisor Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

Mihai Vatca Student Piano Recital: at 6 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Ars Perpetua "New Music for the Holidays:" at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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*Women's Basketball vs. Wichita State: at 6:30 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

"Holiday Concert," with Symphony Orchestra & Symphonic Choir: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for senior citizens, and $5 for SHSU students. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Last class day. Last day to resign and drop courses.

English Friday Faculty Forum: featuring Ralph Norris, adjunct professor of English, from 3-4 p.m. in Evans Complex Room 212. Norris will share some of his research on medieval studies during the forum, which is designed to highlight research by graduate faculty and fellow graduate students. For more information, contact Paul Child, professor of English, at 936.294.1412.

James Cho Studio Recital: at 5 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

"Chaos and Order:" a planetarium series program, at 7 p.m. in Farrington Building Room 102. The program explores the "color" of math, highlighting the geometric forms, algorithms and simulations to chaos theory, in animated visuals set to symphonic-electronic music. For more information, contact Michael Prokosch, physics department staff laboratory assistant, at 936.294.3664 or visit either the Planetarium WikiPage or the Planetarium Facebook page.

"Holiday Concert," with Symphony Orchestra & Symphonic Choir: at 7 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for senior citizens, and $5 for SHSU students. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Houston Family Christmas: from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Sam Houston Memorial Museum Grounds. The museum will kick off the holiday season with Santa Claus, historical demonstrators and enjoy goodies from Eliza’s kitchen. Laurie Cockerell, author of Magnificent Sam, also will be in the museum store to sign copies of her book. For more information, contact Megan Buro, Sam Houston Memorial Museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839 or "like" the museum on Facebook.

Jonathan Jackson Student Euphonium Recital: at 12:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Violin Studio Recital: at 1 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Lindsey Fuson Student Vocal Recital: at 4 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Senior Dance Studio: at 8 p.m. each evening in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Dance Theater. Admission is $10. For more information, call the department of dance at 936.294.1875.

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Final examinations.

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Graduating Senior Exhibit: an art exhibit, in the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery. A reception will follow the commencement ceremony for the art department. For more information, contact art audio/visual librarian Debbie Harper at 936.294.1317.

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Huntsville Youth Orchestra Fall Solo and Ensemble Concert: at 7 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Residence halls close at noon for winter break.

Winter Commencement: at 7 p.m. for the Colleges of Education, Health Sciences, and Fine Arts and Mass Communication, in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Registrar's Office at 936.294.1040.

"Chaos and Order:" a planetarium series program, at 7 p.m. in Farrington Building Room 102. The program explores the "color" of math, highlighting the geometric forms, algorithms and simulations to chaos theory, in animated visuals set to symphonic-electronic music. For more information, contact Michael Prokosch, physics department staff laboratory assistant, at 936.294.3664 or visit either the Planetarium WikiPage or the Planetarium Facebook page.

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Winter Commencement: at 9:30 a.m. for the Colleges of Business Administration and Sciences, and at 2:30 p.m. for the Colleges of Humanities and Social Sciences and Criminal Justice, in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Registrar's Office at 936.294.1040.

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Deadline for filing grades with the Registrar's Office is at noon. Fall semester ends.

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University closed for winter break.

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*Men's Basketball vs. LIU-Brooklyn: game begins at 4 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

*Only "home game" athletic events are listed here. For a complete Bearkat schedule visit the SHSU Athletics Web site.

 

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