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Fall 2017 Use the find function on your browser to locate specific dates or events. This page is updated regularly, so check back often.
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Wednesday, October 4 to Tuesday, October 31 Art PieceThe Enlightenment of Art Education
Artwork by Coshocton High School and Chinese Students
Reception: Wednesday, October 4, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Palmer Gallery
Lecture: Thursday, October 17, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m., Palmer Gallery, Dr. Yan Sun, gallery director and professor of art
Free and open to the public

Exhibition Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For more information on the gallery or its exhibitions, call the Office of the Provost at 740-826-8122 or Director of Palmer Gallery Professor Yan Sun at 740-826-8105.
Thursday, October 12 to Sunday, November 12 West African Art
Artwork by Mr. Stanley Aultz '62
Reception: Thursday, October 12, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Smith Library

At the reception, Aultz will explain each of his works and introduce the background of West African culture.

For more information on the exhibition, call Director of Palmer Gallery Professor Yan Sun at 740-826-8105.
Tuesday, October 17 to Thursday, October 18 Biddy Cheer Clinic
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., John Glenn Gym

The clinic is open to all students from pre-kindergarden to sixth grade. The cost is $25 per student or $35 for a family. Registration ends October 16. Forms can be turned in via email to Coach Dani Crown or by mail, as indicated on the registration form. All cheerleaders are invited to cheer during the first quarter of the Muskingum University football game at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 21.

For more information, contact Coach Crown at 740-297-0817 or by email.
Wednesday, October 18 Women's Soccer vs. Mount Union University
4:00 p.m., North Athletic Turf Field
Thursday, October 19 to Saturday, October 21 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, from the novella "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson
8:00 p.m., Thompson Theatre, Caldwell Hall
Free admission with a Muskingum University ID; $5 general admission

A new and shocking version of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror. On the fog-bound streets of Victorian-era London, Henry Jekyll's experiments with exotic "powders and tinctures" have brought forth his other self—Edward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins Jekyll is too civilized to comprehend. When Hyde meets a woman who stirs his interest, Jekyll fears for her life and decides to end his experiments. But Hyde has other ideas, and so the two sides battle each other in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse to determine who shall be the master and who his slave. With multiple Hydes portrayed by members of the cast.
Thursday, October 19 Roger PickenpaughLibrary Author Talk: Roger Pickenpaugh
3:30 p.m., Colloquium Center, Roberta A. Smith Library
Free and open to the public
Register for the event at the event page.

Roger Pickenpaugh's book, "Mckinley, Murder and the Pan-American Exposition," encompasses the life of President William McKinley and focuses on the compelling story of the Exposition. Pickenpaugh is a retired history teacher and has written four books on Civil War prisons.
Friday, October 20 Muskingum Jazz Group
7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Saturday, October 21 Admission Open House
8:45 a.m.
To register or for more information, visit the event page.

A fun and informative way to take a first look at Muskingum, attend the Open House to learn more about the people and the programs that make the University special. Morning refreshments and an introductory address are followed by presentations by faculty and Student Life staff, a panel discussion with students, informational sessions from admission and financial aid representatives, campus tours and lunch.

Football vs. Ohio Northern University
1:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium

Men's Soccer vs. Ohio Northern University
4:00 p.m., North Athletic Grass Field
Sunday, October 22 Baseball Prospect Camp
9:00 a.m., Mose Morehead Field

Muskingum University Baseball is hosting a prospect camp for any high school student athlete that is interested in playing college baseball at Muskingum. The cost is $80.

For more information, download the form or contact Michael Mulvey at 740-826-6177 or by email.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, from the novella "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson
2:00 p.m., Thompson Theatre, Caldwell Hall
Free admission with a Muskingum University ID; $5 general admission

A new and shocking version of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror. On the fog-bound streets of Victorian-era London, Henry Jekyll's experiments with exotic "powders and tinctures" have brought forth his other self—Edward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins Jekyll is too civilized to comprehend. When Hyde meets a woman who stirs his interest, Jekyll fears for her life and decides to end his experiments. But Hyde has other ideas, and so the two sides battle each other in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse to determine who shall be the master and who his slave. With multiple Hydes portrayed by members of the cast.

Robert PalmerGuest Artist: Robert Palmer, piano
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public

Palmer will be playing works by Beethoven, Faure and Chopin as well as "B minor Sonata" by Liszt. He is the Mauzy-Porter Distinguished Professor of Piano at Ball State University. His career spans three continents, with solo, orchestral and chamber music appearances throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.
Wednesday, October 25 Men's Soccer vs. Wilmington College
4:00 p.m., North Athletic Turf Field
Thursday, October 26 Fall Scholarship and Internship Forum
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Boyd Science Center
Free and open to the public

Join for a poster presentation of all summer scholarships and summer internships.
Saturday, October 28 Games By Teens Awards Ceremony
10:00 a.m.

For more information, visit the Games By Teens website.

Women's Volleyball vs. John Carroll University
12:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center

Women's Soccer vs. John Carroll University
1:00 p.m., North Athletic Turf Field

Women's Volleyball vs. Dension University
4:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Sunday, October 29 Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation: A Hymn Festival Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
with the Concert Choir, Muskingum Valley brass and Linda Kempke, organist
6:30 p.m., Pre-concert lecture by Dr. Rick Nutt
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Friday, November 3 Music Theater Ensemble: Going Rogue
7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Saturday, November 4 Senior Recitals
Allison Sommers, Flute; Dakota Licklighter, Flute; Kaylee Piatt, Vocal
TBA, Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Sunday, November 5 Muskingum Valley Symphonic Winds: Hail, Brittania
3:00 p.m., Brown Chapel

Contact the Department of Music for ticket information at 740-826-8095.

Jazz Ensemble and Chamber Ensembles
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Tuesday, November 7 Ellen WeissWe're Journalists, Not the Enemy, presented by Ellen Weiss
7:00 p.m., Room 343, Boyd Science Center
Free and open to the public.

Ellen Weiss will discuss the journalism field. She has been Chief of Washington Bureau and Vice President of The E. W. Scripps Company since February 2013. Weiss is a graduate of Smith College with a B.A. in international relations.
Wednesday, November 8 FAFSA Filing Night
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Boyd Science Center

This event is being hosted to provide assistance in filing the FAFSA. Parents and high school seniors are welcome and will need to bring their FSA ID information as well as 2016 tax information, if applicable. Click here to register.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Kelley Goodrich at 740-826-8139.
Thursday, November 9 Wind Ensemble: Our Human Spirit
7:30 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Friday, November 10 Admission Open House
8:45 a.m.
To register or for more information, visit the event page.

A fun and informative way to take a first look at Muskingum, attend the Open House to learn more about the people and the programs that make the University special. Morning refreshments and an introductory address are followed by presentations by faculty and Student Life staff, a panel discussion with students, informational sessions from admission and financial aid representatives, campus tours and lunch.
Saturday, November 11 Football vs. Wilmington College
1:00 p.m., McConagha Stadium

Wind Ensemble and Muskingum Jazz Group
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Sunday, November 12 to Friday, December 1 Annual Muskingum University Student Exhibition and Competition
Reception: Sunday, November 12 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Palmer Gallery
Free and open to the public

Exhibition Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For more information on the gallery or its exhibitions, call the Office of the Provost at 740-826-8122 or Director of Palmer Gallery Professor Yan Sun at 740-826-8105.
Sunday, November 12 Interfaith AmigosInterfaith Dialogue for Challenging Times
The Interfaith Amigos
2:00 p.m., Room 336, Boyd Science Center
Free and open to the public

Imam Jamal Rahman, Pastor Don Mackenzie and Rabbi Ted Falcon, also known as the “Interfaith Amigos,” will share some of the promise and problems related to developing an interfaith dialogue. Imam Rahman, Pastor Mackenzie and Rabbi Falcon started working together after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and since then have brought their unique blend of spiritual wisdom and humor to audiences all over the U.S. as well as Canada, Israel-Palestine and Japan. The three have co-authored several books.

Instrumental YouthFest Honors Bands

3:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Wednesday, November 15 Women's Basketball vs. Kenyon College
7:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Thursday, November 16 to Saturday, November 18 History 101
8:00 p.m., Thompson Theatre, Caldwell Hall
Free admission with a Muskingum University ID; $5 general admission

The First Year Student Production returns with James C. Ferguson's fast-paced comedy "History 101." A comedic collection of history-themed sketches, songs and monologues, this play features first year Muskies making their debut on stage!
Thursday, November 16 NaNoWriMoLibrary Author Talk: Muskie National Novel Writers Month Authors (NaNoWriMo)
3:30 p.m., Colloquium Center, Roberta A. Smith Library
Free and open to the public.
Register for the event at the event page.

November is National Novel Writers Month. Participants aim to write 50,000 words in 30 days. This is an event to learn more about NaNoWriMo and to hear Muskie authors read what they are working on or what they have written in the past.
Saturday, November 18 Women's Basketball vs. Oberlin College
3:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Sunday, November 19 History 101
2:00 p.m., Thompson Theatre, Caldwell Hall
Free admission with a Muskingum University ID; $5 general admission

The First Year Student Production returns with James C. Ferguson's fast-paced comedy "History 101." A comedic collection of history-themed sketches, songs and monologues, this play features first year Muskies making their debut on stage!

Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
$12 for adults; Free for students

Handel’s Messiah with the Muskingum University choirs and Choral Society Violin favorites with the Maestra. For more information, visit SEOSO's website.
Wednesday, November 22 to Friday, November 24 Thanksgiving Break
No classes, administrative offices are closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24
Thursday, November 30 Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Pops
7:00 p.m., Secrest Auditorium, Zanesville
Free and open to the public

Annual traditional and FUN Holiday Concert. For more information, visit SEOSO's website.
Saturday, December 2 Women's Basketball vs. John Carroll University
3:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center

Home for the Holidays
with Wind Ensemble, Chamber Singers, faculty artists, and more
7:00 p.m., Brown Chapel
Free and open to the public
Tuesday, December 5 Wrestling vs. Otterbein University
7:30 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Wednesday, December 7 Wrestling vs. Waynesburg University
7:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center

Men's Basketball vs. Capital University
8:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Friday, December 8 Undergraduate classes end
Saturday, December 9 Women's Basketball vs. Baldwin Wallace University
2:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center

Men's Basketball vs. Baldwin Wallace University

4:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center

Advent-Christmas Vespers
7:00 p.m., Location to be announced
Monday, December 11 to Friday, December 15 Undergraduate final examinations
Saturday, December 16 Men's Basketball vs. Otterbein University
4:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Wednesday, December 20 Men's Basketball vs. Waynesburg University
7:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center
Friday, December 22 to Tuesday December 26 Christmas Break
Administrative offices are closed
Friday, December 22 Women's Basketball vs. Eureka College
2:00 p.m., Anne C. Steele Center