Red Cross Blood Drive
The Red Cross will be on campus Tuesday and Wednesday, April 10-11, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. in
Oyate Hall. Please support them by using this opportunity to help save lives.
Jane Addams Project Meeting
Bringing the University, Morris area, and Hispanic communities together, the community-building project "Jane Addams" will continue to meet on Tuesday evenings throughout the spring term. This week's meeting is on Tuesday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Imholte Hall 111.
Schubert Trio Performance
The Schubert Trio will perform on Tuesday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall, preceded by a pre-concert lecture at 7 p.m. Schubert Trio members violinist Helen Chang Haertzen, cellist Thomas Rosenberg, and pianist Daniel Rieppel will be joined by special guest Aaron Janse, a violist with the world-renowned Minnesota Orchestra. Free and open to all.
Presentation on History of Nuclear Energy
On Wednesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in Imholte Hall 109, Martin V. Melosi, author and professor of history at the University of Houston in Texas, will deliver a talk on the history of nuclear energy in the United States. Melosi's talk, "Too Cheap to Meter, Too Tempting to Ignore: Civilian Nuclear Power in American History," will delve into the intriguing and expansive history of nuclear-generated power that emerged in the 1950's and continued to develop over the next six, tumultuous, energy-driven decades. The talk is free and open to the public.
Film: The Greenhorns
Morris Foodlumms and the Land Stewardship Project will present The Greenhorns for free public viewing on Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. in Imholte Hall 109. The documentary explores the lives of America's young farming community, its spirit, practices, and needs.
Prairie Yard and Garden
The 25th season of Prairie Yard and Garden (PY&G) airs Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. with encore broadcasts on Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. on Pioneer Public Television through April 12. On April 12, PY&G meets with Mark Lewis of Pelican Lake near Ashby. When his lakeshore started deteriorating into the lake, he decided to integrate a natural area between his cabin and lakeshore that features native plantings and a rigid support structure to deter further soil erosion, while creating a colorful and maintenance-free landscape design.
The 34th annual Jazz Festival, under the direction of Dustin Retzlaff, runs from Thursday, April 12, through Saturday, April 14. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. in Edson Auditorium. The West Central All-Stars open the show on Thursday night. Guest artists drummer Dennis Mackrel and saxophonist Gary Smulyan will be playing alongside Morris Jazz Ensembles at the nightly performances, and the vocal jazz group Northern Colorado Voices will add a fresh new sound to the musical palette this year. Tickets may be purchased at the Student Center Information Desk or in the Office of Student Activities, or call 320-589-6080 for more information.
Senior Voice Recitals
Kayla Ryan will present her senior voice recital at 2:30 p.m., and Mary Keller will present her senior voice recital at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, in the Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall. Free and open to all.
NORML Film Showing: The Union
Morris NORML (The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) will screen The Union on Sunday, April 15, at 7 p.m. in Imholte Hall 109. The 2007 documentary follows filmmaker Adam Scorgie as he demystifies the lucrative underground marijuana market coming out of British Columbia, dubbed "The Union," and brings to light how an industry can function while remaining illegal. Through growers, police officers, criminologists, economists, doctors, politicians and pop culture icons, Scorgie examines the cause and effect nature of the business, an industry that may be profiting more by being illegal. This movie is not rated. Free and open to all.