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Events for March 1, 2017 x
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Heads, Hearts, and Hands
Mar 1 @ 11:15am

Join Campus Life and the Criminal Justice Department for a two-day program connecting education, emotion and activism.

artistic images of a head, heart and hands with the questions
Heads, Hearts, and Hands
Mar 1 @ 1:30pm

Join Campus Life and the Criminal Justice Department for a two-day program connecting education, emotion and activism.

Wells College Concert Choir Meetings
Mar 1

Wells College Concert Choir Meetings/Auditions:
The Concert Choir meets on Wednesday evenings from 7:00-9:15pm during the semester, and performs a concert near the close of the semester. We welcome singers at all levels of experience - all you need is a love of singing and a desire to learn. Students can take Concert Choir (MUS 150) for two credits, or can also participate for zero credits without registering.

Singers who are new to the Concert Choir will meet briefly with me for an informal placement audition, to determine in which section (soprano, alto, tenor, bass) you will be most comfortable. Placement auditions can take place on Wednesday, January 27, from 6:00-6:45pm, or immediately after our first rehearsal, in my studio, Barler 111.

Annual Student Exhibition
Mar 1

Annual Student Exhibition:
The public is invited to an opening reception for the The Annual Student Exhibition. This show features work made during Fall 2016 by students in book arts and studio art courses.

The String Room Gallery is free and open to the public during the afternoons every day except Tuesdays. Read more about this exhibit.

Workshop #2 - "Geospatial Field Technologies"
Mar 1

Wednesday, March 1 12:30pm - 3:30pm

In-Residence Guest Nick Hollingshead Workshop #2 on "Geospatial Field Technologies"

Location: Zabriskie PC lab

Sponsoring Organization: Academic Department

Events for March 2, 2017 x
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Be Your Own Boss Business Idea Competition 2017
Mar 2 @ 7:30pm

Come support your classmates at the final presentations of the competition!

Annual Student Exhibition
Mar 2

Annual Student Exhibition:
The public is invited to an opening reception for the The Annual Student Exhibition. This show features work made during Fall 2016 by students in book arts and studio art courses.

The String Room Gallery is free and open to the public during the afternoons every day except Tuesdays. Read more about this exhibit.

Trivia sponsored by Student Activities
Mar 2

Trivia sponsored by Student Activities:
Bring up to 6 of your friends to The Well to try your hand at trivia! In this cumulative tournament you could win $10 a piece to Amazon for winning the evening and $500 for winning the entire tournament.
9pm @ The Well

Events for March 3, 2017 x
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Annual Student Art Show 2017
Mar 3 @ 5:00pm

Work by students in the visual art program will be on display.

Annual Student Exhibition
Mar 3

Annual Student Exhibition:
The public is invited to an opening reception for the The Annual Student Exhibition. This show features work made during Fall 2016 by students in book arts and studio art courses.

The String Room Gallery is free and open to the public during the afternoons every day except Tuesdays. Read more about this exhibit.

Science Colloquium
Mar 3

Friday, March 3 12:25pm - 1:25pm

Weekly seminar series that hosts speakers from a wide range of scientific fields

Location: Stratton 209

Sponsoring Organization: Academic Department

Science Colloquium
Mar 3

Friday, March 3 12:25pm - 1:25pm

Weekly seminar series that hosts speakers from a wide range of scientific fields

Location: Stratton 209

Sponsoring Organization: Academic Department

Macy Grace Smolsky's Thesis, "Poppy"
Mar 3

Friday, March 3 7:30pm - 8:00pm

Short, sweet play written and directed by Macy Grace Smolsky '17.

Location: Barler

Sponsoring Organization: Academic Department

Events for March 4, 2017 x
Macy Grace Smolsky's Thesis, "Poppy"
Mar 4

Saturday, March 4 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Short, sweet play written and directed by Macy Grace Smolsky '17.

Location: Barler

Sponsoring Organization: Academic Department

Pillow Talk
Mar 4

Saturday, March 4 11:00pm - Sunday, March 5 1:00am

Grab a pillow and/or blanket to get comfortable to talk and learn about sex through unique activities from a sex educator

Location: Sommer Center

Sponsoring Organization: Campus Life

Events for March 6, 2017 x
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Demystifying Socially Responsible and Impact Investing
Mar 6 @ 12:15pm

Greg Pitts, financial advisor with Natural Investments LLC, will explain how socially responsible investing works.

Events for March 7, 2017 x
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Healing for Peace
Mar 7 @ 12:30pm

Freida Jacques, Onondaga Nation’s Turtle Clan Mother, will speak about healing.

Events for March 8, 2017 x
Visiting Writers Series: Martha Collins & Martin Rock
Mar 8 @ 7:00pm

The accomplished authors will hold a reading and discussion of their work.

Wells College Concert Choir Meetings
Mar 8

Wells College Concert Choir Meetings/Auditions:
The Concert Choir meets on Wednesday evenings from 7:00-9:15pm during the semester, and performs a concert near the close of the semester. We welcome singers at all levels of experience - all you need is a love of singing and a desire to learn. Students can take Concert Choir (MUS 150) for two credits, or can also participate for zero credits without registering.

Singers who are new to the Concert Choir will meet briefly with me for an informal placement audition, to determine in which section (soprano, alto, tenor, bass) you will be most comfortable. Placement auditions can take place on Wednesday, January 27, from 6:00-6:45pm, or immediately after our first rehearsal, in my studio, Barler 111.

Poetry Master Class: Martha Collins & Martin Rock
Mar 8

Wednesday, March 8 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Visiting writers Martha Collins and Martin Rock will hold a Master Class to discuss poetry, translation, publishing, the writing life, and the relationship between art and information. Come get to know these wonderful writers in a casual setting before their 7pm public reading in AER! All are welcome!

Location: Faculty Parlor

Sponsoring Organization: Visiting Writers Series

Poetry Reading: Martha Collins & Martin Rock
Mar 8

Wednesday, March 8 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Visiting Writers Series is proud to welcome Martha Collins and Martin Rock to Wells.

Martha Collins has also published eight collections of poems (most recently Admit One: An American Scrapbook (Pittsburgh, 2016)), three books of co-translations from the Vietnamese, and two chapbooks. She founded the Creative Writing Program at UMass-Boston, and for ten years was Pauline Delaney Professor of Creative Writing at Oberlin College. She is currently editor-at-large for FIELD magazine and one of the editors of the Oberlin College Press.

Martin Rock is the author of Residuum (2015 Editor’s Choice Award, Cleveland State University Poetry Center), as well as two chapbooks: Dear Mark (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2013) and Fish, You Bird (Pilot, 2010, co-written with Phillip D. Ischy). His poems have appeared in the Academy of American Poets’ “Poem-a-Day,” Missouri Review’s “Poem of the Week,”
AGNI, Best New Poets 2012, Black Warrior Review, Conduit, DIAGRAM, and other journals.

All Visiting Writers Series events are free and open to the public.

Location: AER (Macmillan)

Sponsoring Organization: Visiting Writers Series

Events for March 9, 2017 x
Americorps with Holli Erkson '16
Mar 9

Thursday, March 9 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Holli Erkson '16 'returns' to Wells College to describe her year with Americorps, serving at Willis Dady Homeless Shelter as their Volunteer Coordinator, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Come hear about Holli's experiences serving a population in society that faces many challenges on a psychological & sociological level, and learn about Americorps. Maybe an Americorps year is for you, too!

Location: Zabriskie 106

Sponsoring Organization: Academic Department

Events for March 10, 2017 x
Science Colloquium
Mar 10

Friday, March 10 12:25pm - 1:25pm

Weekly seminar series that hosts speakers from a wide range of scientific fields

Location: Stratton 209

Sponsoring Organization: Academic Department

Events for March 11, 2017 x
Spring Break
Mar 11

Wells College's 2017 Spring Break is March 11-19. Classes end Friday, March 10 at 4:20 p.m. and resume Monday, March 20 at 8:00 a.m.

View the full academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.

Events for March 12, 2017 x
Spring Break
Mar 12

Wells College's 2017 Spring Break is March 11-19. Classes end Friday, March 10 at 4:20 p.m. and resume Monday, March 20 at 8:00 a.m.

View the full academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.

Events for March 13, 2017 x
Spring Break
Mar 13

Wells College's 2017 Spring Break is March 11-19. Classes end Friday, March 10 at 4:20 p.m. and resume Monday, March 20 at 8:00 a.m.

View the full academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.

Events for March 14, 2017 x
Spring Break
Mar 14

Wells College's 2017 Spring Break is March 11-19. Classes end Friday, March 10 at 4:20 p.m. and resume Monday, March 20 at 8:00 a.m.

View the full academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.

Events for March 15, 2017 x
Spring Break
Mar 15

Wells College's 2017 Spring Break is March 11-19. Classes end Friday, March 10 at 4:20 p.m. and resume Monday, March 20 at 8:00 a.m.

View the full academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.

Wells College Concert Choir Meetings
Mar 15

Wells College Concert Choir Meetings/Auditions:
The Concert Choir meets on Wednesday evenings from 7:00-9:15pm during the semester, and performs a concert near the close of the semester. We welcome singers at all levels of experience - all you need is a love of singing and a desire to learn. Students can take Concert Choir (MUS 150) for two credits, or can also participate for zero credits without registering.

Singers who are new to the Concert Choir will meet briefly with me for an informal placement audition, to determine in which section (soprano, alto, tenor, bass) you will be most comfortable. Placement auditions can take place on Wednesday, January 27, from 6:00-6:45pm, or immediately after our first rehearsal, in my studio, Barler 111.

Events for March 16, 2017 x
Spring Break
Mar 16

Wells College's 2017 Spring Break is March 11-19. Classes end Friday, March 10 at 4:20 p.m. and resume Monday, March 20 at 8:00 a.m.

View the full academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.

Trivia sponsored by Student Activities
Mar 16

Trivia sponsored by Student Activities:
Bring up to 6 of your friends to The Well to try your hand at trivia! In this cumulative tournament you could win $10 a piece to Amazon for winning the evening and $500 for winning the entire tournament.
9pm @ The Well

Events for March 17, 2017 x
Spring Break
Mar 17

Wells College's 2017 Spring Break is March 11-19. Classes end Friday, March 10 at 4:20 p.m. and resume Monday, March 20 at 8:00 a.m.

View the full academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.

Events for March 18, 2017 x
Spring Break
Mar 18

Wells College's 2017 Spring Break is March 11-19. Classes end Friday, March 10 at 4:20 p.m. and resume Monday, March 20 at 8:00 a.m.

View the full academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.

Events for March 19, 2017 x
Spring Break
Mar 19

Wells College's 2017 Spring Break is March 11-19. Classes end Friday, March 10 at 4:20 p.m. and resume Monday, March 20 at 8:00 a.m.

View the full academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.

Events for March 21, 2017 x
Candidate Presentation: Technical Theatre
Mar 21

Candidate Lecture Presentation
Hear a presentation by the candidate for the open Assistant Professor of Technical Theatre position.
2:30pm @ Macmillan 321

Events for March 22, 2017 x
Wells College Concert Choir Meetings
Mar 22

Wells College Concert Choir Meetings/Auditions:
The Concert Choir meets on Wednesday evenings from 7:00-9:15pm during the semester, and performs a concert near the close of the semester. We welcome singers at all levels of experience - all you need is a love of singing and a desire to learn. Students can take Concert Choir (MUS 150) for two credits, or can also participate for zero credits without registering.

Singers who are new to the Concert Choir will meet briefly with me for an informal placement audition, to determine in which section (soprano, alto, tenor, bass) you will be most comfortable. Placement auditions can take place on Wednesday, January 27, from 6:00-6:45pm, or immediately after our first rehearsal, in my studio, Barler 111.

Stone Canoe Issue 11 Launch!
Mar 22

Wednesday, March 22 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Visiting Writers Series is proud to present a reading of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction by contributors to the new issue of Stone Canoe. The event will take place Macmillan Hall's Art Exhibit Room (AER) at 7:00 pm.

Stone Canoe is a journal of arts, literature, and social commentary managed by the Syracuse YMCA's Downtown Writers Center. The award-winning journal features poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and visual art.

Wells has a long tradition of celebrating the launches of Stone Canoe, and the magazine has a long tradition of publishing Wellsians. Please join us as we welcome issue 11 into the world!

Location: AER (Macmillan)

Sponsoring Organization: Visiting Writers Series

Events for March 23, 2017 x
Trivia
Mar 23

Trivia
Student Activities Trivia Night will be at 9pm in The Well! Teams of no more than 6 compete each night for $10 Amazon gift cards. The cumulative tournament ends in April with the winning team receiving $500.

Student Assembly
Mar 23

Thursday, March 9 8:30pm - 9:30pm

Come to Stratton 209 to hear about events at Wells, important updates, and to use your voice! One member from every club and committee is required to come, but everyone is welcome.

Location: Stratton 209

Sponsoring Organization: Collegiate Association

Candidate Presentation: Technical Theatre
Mar 23

Candidate Lecture Presentation
Hear a presentation by the candidate for the open Assistant Professor of Technical Theatre position.
2:30pm @ Macmillan 321

Henry Wells Scholars Event- Out of State Residents
Mar 23

Henry Wells Scholars Event- Out of State Residents
Henry Wells Scholars from across the country will be on campus on Thursday, March 23 through Saturday, March 25 to experience life at Wells.

Read about admissions at Wells.

Events for March 24, 2017 x
Henry Wells Scholars Event- Out of State Residents
Mar 24

Henry Wells Scholars Event- Out of State Residents
Henry Wells Scholars from across the country will be on campus on Thursday, March 23 through Saturday, March 25 to experience life at Wells.

Read about admissions at Wells.

Events for March 25, 2017 x
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Men's Leadership Conference: Carlo Lindo
Mar 25 @ 11:00am

Brainstorm the characteristics of healthy and unhealthy personal romantic-relationships — familial, friendly and otherwise.

Henry Wells Scholars Event- Out of State Residents
Mar 25

Henry Wells Scholars Event- Out of State Residents
Henry Wells Scholars from across the country will be on campus on Thursday, March 23 through Saturday, March 25 to experience life at Wells.

Read about admissions at Wells.

Critter Carnival
Mar 25

Saturday, March 25 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Campus Greens is hosting a fundraiser to bring students and community members to the People's Climate March in Washington DC. Dress up as your favorite animal or critter and stop by sommer lawn from 12-3 on Sat March 25 to play games, eat snacks, and dance! Tickets are $5 for 7 tickets, and you can exchange them for games, food, activities, and the 50/50 raffle to win 2 free seats on the bus trip to DC! Support your fellow Wellsians:) Any questions please contact Elizabeth Reeve or Carley Legg, or email campusgreens@wells.edu

Location: Sommer Center Lawn

Sponsoring Organization: Campus Greens

Events for March 27, 2017 x
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Visiting Writers Series: Steph Burt
Mar 27 @ 7:00pm

The poet, essayist, and critic has been called "one of the most influential poetry critics of [their] generation."

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Invasive Species: A Challenge to the Environment, Economy and Society
Mar 27 @ 12:15pm

Hilary Mosher of the Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management will talk about some of the area’s invasives and their impact.

Sustainability Perspectives series: Invasive Species: A Challenge to the Environment, Economy and Society
Mar 27

Monday, March 27 12:20pm - 1:20pm

Hilary Mosher, coordinator of the Finger Lakes PRISM, will explain that invasive species cost Americans billions of dollars per year to control. Attendees will learn about some of the area’s least wanted invasives, and their impact to the environment, human health, and (more importantly) your budget. You will learn the pathways for invasion and how to control or remove some of the nastiest invaders. Together we can #stoptheinvasion.
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Location: Zabriskie 106

Sponsoring Organization: Center for Sustainability and the Environment

Categories: Sustainability

Poetry Reading/Talk: Steph Burt
Mar 27

Monday, March 27 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Visiting Writers Series welcomes Stephen Burt, acclaimed poet, essayist, and critic, to Wells College. Burt is the author of eight books, including two critical books on poetry and three poetry collections. The New York Times called Burt “one of the most influential poetry critics of [their] generation.” The recipient of a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship, their writing has appeared in the New York Times Book Review, the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement, the Believer, and the Boston Review. They are a professor of English at Harvard University. Burt's visit includes tonight's reading and a Master Class at 12:30, also open to the public.

Location: AER (Macmillan)

Sponsoring Organization: Visiting Writers Series

Events for March 28, 2017 x
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Multimedia Multicultural Storytelling: Why It Matters
Mar 28 @ 12:30pm

Journalists Natalia Muñoz and Mary Patierno will discuss their collaborative work spotlighting the areas of sexual assault, militarization, and women.

Multimedia Multicultural Storytelling: Why it Matters
Mar 28

Tuesday, March 28 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Multimedia Multicultural Storytelling: Why it Matters. Join two multimedia journalists, Natalia Muñoz and Mary Patierno, for a presentation on their collaborative multimedia multicultural work in the areas of sexual assault, militarization, and women warriors. Natalia is the founder of Verdant Multicultural Media. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Psychology and the Women's and Gender Studies Program at Wells College.

Location: Zabriskie 106

Sponsoring Organization: Academic Department

Events for March 29, 2017 x
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Stopping Violence Against Native Women
Mar 29 @ 12:30pm

Winona LaDuke, economist, author, and two-time Vice Presidential candidate, will discuss advocacy on behalf of Indigenous communities.

Wells College Concert Choir Meetings
Mar 29

Wells College Concert Choir Meetings/Auditions:
The Concert Choir meets on Wednesday evenings from 7:00-9:15pm during the semester, and performs a concert near the close of the semester. We welcome singers at all levels of experience - all you need is a love of singing and a desire to learn. Students can take Concert Choir (MUS 150) for two credits, or can also participate for zero credits without registering.

Singers who are new to the Concert Choir will meet briefly with me for an informal placement audition, to determine in which section (soprano, alto, tenor, bass) you will be most comfortable. Placement auditions can take place on Wednesday, January 27, from 6:00-6:45pm, or immediately after our first rehearsal, in my studio, Barler 111.

First Nations & Indigenous Studies Speaker Series
Mar 29

Wednesday, March 29 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Winona LaDuke is an internationally renowned activist working on issues of sustainable development renewable energy and food systems. She lives and works on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, and is a two time vice presidential candidate with Ralph Nader for the Green Party

Location: Zabriskie 106

Sponsoring Organization: Academic Department

Commuter Council information panel
Mar 29

Wednesday, March 29 1:15pm - 2:15pm

Commuter Council Panel: An open informational / discussion to understanding the concerns of commuter students at Wells. Any interested students, faculty or staff are welcome to attend.

Location: Zabriskie 212

Sponsoring Organization: Campus Life

Events for March 30, 2017 x
Trivia sponsored by Student Activities
Mar 30

Trivia sponsored by Student Activities:
Bring up to 6 of your friends to The Well to try your hand at trivia! In this cumulative tournament you could win $10 a piece to Amazon for winning the evening and $500 for winning the entire tournament.
9pm @ The Well

Film Screening: "Look Who´s Back" - Under Critical View
Mar 30

Film Screening: "Look Who´s Back" - Under Critical View
"Look Who's Back" is a German 2015 satire depicting the "return" of Adolf Hitler. We will view the film in preparation for a Friday workshop that explores alternatives modes of actions, words, and postures to confront racism.
6:30pm @ Stratton 209

Events for March 31, 2017 x
a choir of voices: our time, our voices, our revolution
Activism Symposium 2017
Mar 31 @ 9:00am

Special events including discussions, presentations, and interactive workshops will connect with the theme "A Choir of Voices."

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Organizer and Strategist Winnie Wong
Mar 31 @ 4:30pm

The veteran organizer and digital strategist will give a talk titled “Beyond Resistance: Building a People Powered Movement.”

Scholars Celebration
Mar 31

Scholars Celebration
Incoming scholars from across the country will be on campus to experience life at Wells. This event is coordinated for the incomign first-year class by the office of admissions.

Odd/Even Dance Off!
Mar 31

Odd/Even Dance Off!
Wear your colors and show your spirit! The men have been working hard and are ready to show off their dance skillz. Please remember no bags or water bottles will be allowed in to the Dining Hall.
8pm @ The Dining Hall

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