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Monday/April 14

TIGUrS Guests in the Garden Speaker Series: “Inviting Urban Birds to Our Backyards” with Wilma Davis of Memphis Area Master Gardeners - UC Iris Room (338) - 11:30 a.m.

Midday Moves: Core Training - UC Alumni Mall - 12:30 to 1 p.m. - Visit memphis.edu/memphishealthyu

Experiential Learning Lab events: “What To Do If You Don’t Know What To Do,” 1 to 2 p.m.; “Acing Your Internship Interview,” 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - Brister Hall, room 101

Art exhibit: “Disappearing Ink,” a collection of printed ephemera recording stories, history and cultural memory (through June 28) - Art Museum

Art exhibit: BFA Graduate Exhibition (through April 25) - Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art, Galleries A and B, Art and Communication Building, second floor

Concert: University of Memphis Jazz Singers - University Center Theatre - 7:30 p.m. - Admission free - Complete schedule 

Tuesday/April 15
Midday Moves: Yoga and meditation techniques with Deepika Konakanchi - UC Alumni Mall - 12:30 to 1 p.m. - Visit memphis.edu/memphishealthyu

Campus Master Plan Open Houses: share ideas for the future development of the U of M - UC Bluff Room (304), noon to 1 p.m.; Lambuth Campus, Wilder Student Union Ballroom, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Softball: Tigers vs. Mississippi Valley State - Softball Complex, Park Avenue Campus - 5 p.m. - Visit gotigersgo.com

Baseball: Tigers vs. Arkansas State - FedEx Park - 6:30 p.m. - Visit gotigersgo.com

Concert: University of Memphis Jazz Combos - University Center Theatre - 7:30 p.m. - Admission free - Complete schedule

Wednesday/April 16
Criminal Justice Student Association Career Fair - UC Ballroom - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Free and open to the public; all majors welcome

Midday Moves: Yoga - UC Alumni Mall - 12:30 to 1 p.m. - Visit memphis.edu/memphishealthyu

Experiential Learning Lab event: “Time Management Skills for Interns” - Brister Hall, room 101 - 1 to 2 p.m.  

Cognitive Sciences seminar: “Applications of Human Speech Technology to Animal Vocalizations" with Michael Johnson of Marquette University - FedEx Institute of Technology, room 405 - 4 p.m.

Concert: University of Memphis Percussion Ensemble - Communication and Fine Arts Building, room 137 - 7:30 p.m. - Admission free - Complete schedule

Thursday/April 17
Seminar: “Basics of Contracts and the Contract Process on Campus” with Billy Mueller, assistant University counsel, and Ed Antoniak, senior procurement specialist - UC Theatre - 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Earth Day Celebration: Live music, free food, animal conservation talks, planting activities, green tech demonstrations, Zumba and more - TIGUrS Urban Garden - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Midday Moves: Kan Jam Frisbee toss - UC Alumni Mall - 12:30 to 1 p.m. -Visit memphis.edu/memphishealthyu

Sustainability Roundtable panel discussion
: “Inclusive Sustainability” - Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Rd. - 6 to 8 p.m. - Free and open to the public - For more information, call 636-4100

Lecture: “Radical Life on the Mississippi: A Global History of the American Civil War” with Andrew Zimmerman, professor of history at George Washington University - UC Theatre - Reception 5:30 p.m., lecture 6 p.m. - Free and open to the public

Theatre: “Rosencrantz and Guilderstern Are Dead” (through April 19 and April 24-26) - Theatre Building - All shows 7:30 p.m. - For ticket information, call 678-2576; faculty, staff and alumni admitted free with ID on April 18

U of M Lambuth Campus Honors Symposium: “Global Leadership” - Hamilton Performing Arts Center - 7 to 9 p.m. - Free and open to the community

Friday/April 18
Free HIV testing: Screenings by trained HIV counselors from Planned Parenthood of the Greater Memphis Region - UC, room 338 - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Call 678-4545

Nutrition seminar: “Organic Food: What Does That Really Mean?” - Mitchell Hall, room 403 - 11:45 a.m. - Complete schedule memphis.edu/memphishealthyu

Computer Science Colloquium: “The Patchworks Code Editor: Toward Faster Navigation with Less Code Arranging and Fewer Navigation Mistakes” with PhD student Austin Henley and a talk by PhD student Alka Singh  - Dunn Hall, room 351 - 12:30 p.m.

Midday Moves: NPHC Step Show - UC Alumni Mall - 12:30 to 1 p.m. - Visit memphis.edu/memphishealthyu

CERI Colloquium Speaker Series: “High Frequency Rupture Dynamics and Ground Motion Prediction” with Steven Day - CERI Seminar Room, 3892 Central Ave. - 3 p.m.

Biological Sciences Seminar: Guest speaker Dr. Vicki Funk of the Smithsonian Institute - Ellington Hall auditorium - 4 p.m.

Baseball: Tigers vs. Alcorn State - FedEx Park - 6:30 p.m. - Visit gotigersgo.com

Saturday/April 19
C.H. Nash Museum Spring Family Fun Day: ethnobotany hikes, planting events and more - C.H. Nash Museum, 1987 Indian Village Dr. - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - For more information, call 785-3160, ext. 12

 

IEAA Ancient Egypt Family Day- Art Museum - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - The event features the School for Scribes, a one-hour session on the ancient Egyptian language and hieroglyphs; call 678-2649 to reserve a place. More information at http://www.memphis.edu/egypt/familyday.php

 

Baseball: Tigers vs. Alcorn State - FedEx Park - 2 p.m. - Visit gotigersgo.com

Sunday/April 20
Baseball: Tigers vs. Alcorn State - FedEx Park - 1 p.m. - Visit gotigersgo.com


 

 

 



 

 

 

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