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Schedule of Events

Monday, October 10

Columbus Day Observance

Film Screening – “One Water”
7:30 p.m.
School of Law – Appellate Courtroom
Open to: Campus Community, General Public

Tuesday, October 11

Performing Arts Revue
4:00 p.m.
The Barn Performing Arts Center – Lower Level Dance Studio
Open to: Campus Community, General Public

World Theater – Native American Drums and Dancing
7:00 p.m.
D’Angelo Common
Open to: Campus Community, General Public

Wednesday, October 12

Community Service Project
3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Rhode Island Community Food Bank
Open to: Service-minded students and emerging student leaders (previously registered)

Multicultural Student Union Diversity Week – Henna Art
4:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Upper Dining Commons
Open to: Campus Community

President’s Distinguished Lecture Series – Presentation by Ambassador Andrew Young
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Campus Recreation Center Field House
Open to: Campus Community, General Public

President’s Distinguished Lecture Series – Reception with Ambassador Andrew Young
8:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Campus Recreation Center Gymnasium
Open to: Campus Community, General Public

Thursday, October 13

Investiture
2:00 to 3:45 p.m.
Campus Recreation Center Field House
Open to: Campus Community,Other Invited Guests

Inauguration Reception
3:45 to 5:00 p.m.
Campus Recreation Center Gymnasium
Open to: Campus Community, Invited Guests

Multicultural Student Union Diversity Week – Diversity March
5:00 p.m.
Begins outside the Dining Commons
Open to: Campus Community

Sustained Dialogue Chapter Student Conversation – How Can President Farish Reach Out to the Student Community
7:00 p.m.
Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, University Library
Open to: Campus Community

Friday, October 14

Student, Faculty and Staff BBQ
12:00 noon
Campus Quad (Rain Location: Upper Dining Commons)
Open to: Campus Community

Academic Roundtable
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, University Library
Open to: Campus Community, General Public

Putting Equity into Action: Urban Education Conference Keynote Speaker Pedro Noguera
7:00 p.m.
Appellate Courtroom, School of Law
Open to: Campus Community, General Public

Fireworks (UPDATED)
Postponed due to rain:
New Date: Saturday, October 15
7:00 p.m.
Student Viewing: Lawn Behind Global Heritage Hall
Public Viewing: North Field
Open to: Campus Community, General Public

Weeklong Events – Tuesday, October 11, to Friday, October 14

Academic Showcase featuring Student and Faculty Projects
Marine and Natural Sciences Lobby
Open to: Campus Community, General Public

Art on Campus installations featuring Student and Faculty Artwork
Locations across campus
Open to: Campus Community, General Public

Faculty Scholarship and Research Celebration
Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, University Library
Open to: Campus Community, General Public