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October 2014


October 21 - "Air Play" Public Radio Program

7-8 p.m.
WMRA, 90.7 FM

The Monticello String Quartet, with JMU Professors Wanchi Huang, violin, Amadi Azikiwe, viola, and Carl Donakowski, cello, perform Maurice Ravel's String Quartet. They are joined by violinist Peter Wilson, who is the director of the Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra and the Richmond Philharmonic, and is a longtime White House violinist and serves as String Section Commander for “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. The JMU Wind Symphony, directed by Professor Stephen Bolstad, performs Morton Gould's "Santa Fe Saga." The Madison Singers and the JMU Chorale, both directed by Professor Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy, also will be on the program.



October 22 - Special Collections Speakers Series

“The Community Photo Scanning Project of the Daily News-Record”
4 p.m.
Room 301, Carrier Library

Peter Yates, editor and general manager of the Daily News-Record, will discuss how the Harrisonburg newspaper’s scanning project resulted in a book of local history.


October 22 - Bonsai Workshop

Oct. 22 and 29

Noon-1 p.m. each session
Frances Plecker Education Center, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

Arboretum Grounds Manager and Bonsai Master Mike Hott leads the two-part workshop to create a “wee-tree” to enjoy at home or office. $40 fee covers all materials inclusive to create a Bonsai tree.

For more information, check the arboretum website at http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum or call (540) 568-3194.



October 23 - Visiting Scholars Program Lecturer Caty Borum Chattoo

7 p.m.
Caty Borum ChattooRoom 2105, Harrison Hall

Caty Borum Chattoo, professor of public communication and executive in residence, School of Communication, American University, presents “Designing for Impact: A Strategic Approach to Storytelling.”

http://www.american.edu/soc/faculty/chattoo.cfm

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters. For information, call (540) 568-6472. Free.



October 27 - Visiting Scholars Program Lecturer Alice Honig

Alice HonigMemorial Hall Auditorium

Alice Honig, professor emerita, Syracuse University, presents “Infant Mental Health: Insurance for our Future.”

http://falk.syr.edu/faculty/HonigAlice.aspx

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters. For information, call (540) 568-6472. Free.



October 30 - Visiting Scholars Program Lecturer Charles Morgan



Charles Morgan

Room 1261, Harrison Hall

Charles Morgan, research psychiatrist/associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Yale University, presents “Stress vulnerability and stress reliance; why people differ in their responses to traumatic events: Insights from psycho-neurological studies of Special Forces.”

http://medicine.yale.edu/psychiatry/people/charles_a_morgan-2.profile

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters. For information, call (540) 568-6472. Free.


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