Weekly Event Roundup: Sept. 30 – Oct. 5, 2019

By Maura Breth, Staff Writer

Monday, Sept. 30:

  • Rosh Hashanah Morning Services
    • Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to noon at Pennsylvania Hall Lyceum
    • Celebrate the Jewish New Year with Hillel and services led by Rabbinical student Joshua Greenberg ‘16.
  • BASS Seminar by David Matus
    • Sept. 30 from noon to 1 p.m. in Bowen Auditorium (McCreary 115)
    • Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Stony Brook University David Matus will share insight on the evolution of invasive behaviors of cells in metazoans.
  • Rosh Hashanah Lunch & Learn
    • Sept. 30 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Living Room (107) at 75 West Stevens St. (Center for Religious & Spiritual Life)
    • Catered lunch and learning event with discussions about a text hosted by Hillel to celebrate Rosh Hashanah. 

Tuesday, Oct. 1:

  • Mark Rudd Lecture: In Search of New Paradigms of Protest
    • Oct. 1 from 7 to 10 p.m. in Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
    • Mark Rudd, author of the memoir Underground and leader of the student rebellion at Columbia University in 1968, will lecture on the lessons that student activists learned throughout their time in the Vietnam War era. 
    • Mark Rudd was also the last National Secretary of Students for Democratic Society and in 1970, he helped found the Weather Underground against the war in Vietnam. Following his involvement, he was a federal fugitive for seven years until all charges were dropped when he turned himself in. 
    • Questions and discussions about its connection today’s student protests will be addressed as well.

Wednesday Oct. 2:

  • Queer Religious Chat and Bible Study
    • Oct. 2 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Living Room (107) at 75 West Stevens St. (Center for Religious & Spiritual Life)
    • LGBTQA Advising chat with alumni Bethany and Charlie Cannon

Thursday, Oct. 3:

  • Public Relations and Media Alumni Talk
    • Oct. 3 from 7 to 8 p.m. in Science Center 200
    • The Center for Career Engagement hosts David Zapata ‘94 and Laura Strickler ‘95 to talk about their careers working in an award-winning PR firm in Chicago and as an investigative reporter for CBS News respectively.
  • Art History Alum Talk
    •  Oct. 3 at 1:10 p.m. in Penn Hall Lyceum 
    • Join Rebecca Duffy ‘16 in her lecture on “Designing Object-Driven Exhibits: Using Historical Objects to Highlight Historical Objectivity. 
  • Vietnam Veterans Speak on Their Experiences 
    • Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in CUB 260
    • Join First Year Seminars 170 and 197 as they host Vietnam War veterans to discuss their experiences throughout the war. 
    • All are invited!
  • Guest Artist Justin Badgerow: Piano Recital 
    • Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Schmucker Hall 222 (Paul Recital Hall)
    • Pianist Justin Badgerow has performed as a soloist throughout the United States and has played with the Kennett Symphony and Imperial Symphony, as well as being a proponent for Latin American piano music, and has previously lectured and performed in countries like Brazil and South Africa.
    • The recital will feature pieces by Francisco Mignone, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Darius Milhaud, and Paulo Gondim
  • David Priess Lecture: History’s Guide to Removing Unpopular, Unable, or Unfit Presidents 
    • Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Mara Auditorium
    • Chief Operating Officer of the Lawfare Institute in Washington DC, David Priess will address the controversial side of American politics from election dramas, national tragedies and presidential exits that involve party betrayal and backroom deals
    • The main focus of this lecture will be on how presidents have been nearly kicked out of office, and what the process to kick them out looks like. 

Friday, Oct. 4:

  • Homecoming Weekend (Oct. 4-6)
    • Celebrate the 5th Reunion for the Class of 2014, “Decade” Reunion for BOLD alums (2010-2019), an LGBTQ+ reception, Band Reunion and Performance, and more.
    • Access full weekend schedule here.
  • Gallery Talk with Professor Kay Etheridge: “Artful Nature and the Legacy of Maria Sibylla Merian”
    • Oct. 4 at 12 p.m. in the Schmucker Art Gallery
    • Join Kay Etheridge, Professor of Biology, as she discusses her research on early modern naturalist and artist Maria Sibylla Merian on the importance of her work in the study of ecology
    • Light lunch provided and CYC credit available!
  • Annual Psychology Homecoming Colloquium: “The War on Prevention: How Battle Metaphors Impact Beliefs and Behaviors About Cancer”
    • October 4 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Bowen Auditorium (McCreary Hall 115)
    • Assistant Professor of Social/Personality Psychology from Queen’s University, John David J. Hauser, PhD ‘08 will review his research on how battle metaphors have influenced the health beliefs of non patients that make them less willing to adopt healthy behaviors.

Saturday, Oct. 5:

  • Dickinson College Climate Summit
    •  Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Dickinson College
    • Join the Gettysburg College Environmental Concerns Organization and the Steminists for the Climate Summit hosted by Dickinson College
    • This summit will cover the importance and technicalities of this complex issue, and what campus communities can do to be at the forefront of the climate question in the United States.
    • Register through this link! 
  • Homecoming All-Campus Party
    • Oct. 5 from 9 p.m. to midnight in the Attic
    • Host provider event
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