Weekly Event Roundup: Feb. 10 – 15, 2020

Compiled by Maura Breth, Staff Writer

Monday, Feb. 10:

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar 
    • 4:00 p.m. in Science Center Room 200
    • Sponsored by EPACC, BMB, the Chemistry Department, and the Biology Department, Dr. Jean Gaffney (Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Baruch College) will lecture on Discovering New Mechanisms of Biofluorescence and Bioluminescence in Marine Organisms 
    • Light refreshments will be provided!

Tuesday, Feb. 11:

  • 2020 Presidential Primaries Watch Parties 
    • 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. in the Junction
    • The Fielding Center for Presidential Leadership Study invites you to join the Fellows, Fielding Associates, and Professor Shirley Anne Warshaw and a discussion on the role of primaries/caucuses in terms of the Presidential election
    • Snacks will be offered while you watch news coverage of the primary results for New Hampshire

Wednesday, Feb. 12:

  • Physics Lecture by Ya-Wen Chuang
    • 3-4 p.m. in Mara Auditorium
    • Lecture by Physics Visiting Assistant Professor Candidate from Penn State University on “Building Nanoscale Electronics with 2D Materials”

Thursday, Feb. 13:

  • Maya Angelou Documentary Screening
    • 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in CUB 260
    • Together with One Billion Rising, the Gettysburg College Women’s Center and Office of Sexual Respect and Title IX present: Maya Angelou: And I Still Rise – A biography of the influential civil rights activist and poet
    • Join for a free documentary screening celebrating Angelou’s remarkable life and her artistic uprising
    • CYC credit available for first years
  • Uncivil Agreement: How Politics Became Our Identity Lecture
    • 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in Mara Auditorium, Masters Hall 110
    • Lilliana Mason, an Associate Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park and author of Uncivil Agreement: How Politics Became Our Identity
    • CYC credit available for first years

Friday, Feb. 14:

  • Eighth Blackbird in Concert
    • 8:00 p.m. in Paul Recital Hall (located on the second floor of Schmucker)
    • Eighth Blackbird moves music forward through innovative performances, advocacy for music by living composers, and its legacy of guiding an emerging generation of musicians.
    • The group has won four Grammy awards and become “a brand-name defined by adventure, vibrancy, and quality” (Detroit Free Press)
    • Admission is free of charge!

Saturday, Feb. 15:

  • Snowball 2020
    • 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in CUB Ballroom
    • Join CAB for the annual winter formal dance
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