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Theatre Department Presents Chekhov's The Seagull

Anton Chekhov's play The Seagull begins at Royall Tyler Theatre on Wednesday Feb. 18. The show runs through Sunday, March 1.

Read more about tickets, the play and cast, and the schedule.

Pixels on Vermont

The UVM-based, student-run, communal, multimedia blog Pixels on Vermont is accepting submissions of photos, video and writing. Check out the site and comment on the posted work.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

UVM FeelGood Gourmet Grilled Cheese. Grab a grilled cheese and help fight world hunger! In exchange for a hot and melty grilled cheese sandwich, we ask of you a donation ($4) to The Hunger Project, an international organization that focuses on empowerment and gender equality as the solutions to chronic persistent hunger. Buy delicious, gourmet, grilled cheese Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. First floor of the Davis Center, across from the CATCard Office. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information.

Shape Note Sing. Learn how to sing this earliest form of American music with the UVM Traditional Music Club. All experience levels welcome. Ira Allen Chapel. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask]

STAND: Students Taking Action Now Darfur Meeting. 207 Lafayette. 7 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask]

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Reps Present: A Taste of Vermont. Free food from Green Mountain Coffee, City Market, Cabot, Red Hen Pantry, Dakin Farm, VT Kettle Corn, Catamount Specialties, Island Ice Cream, Bove's, Madhouse Munchies, and more. Come for free food and to learn more about the College of Ag and Life Sciences from CALS clubs like CREAM, Hort Club, Alpha Zeta, Common Ground, AGR, and more. Sugar Maple Ballroom, Davis Center. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask]

Noontime Cafe and Program: "The Materialization of Power: An Archaeological Perspective." Scott Van Keuren, assistant professor of anthropology. Fleming Museum. 12:15 p.m. Information.

Dana Medical Library Brown Bag Lunch and Learn: Endnote. Learn the basics of Endnote. This demonstration could include creating a list of references in Endnote, downloading records from online databases such as PubMed, creating a bibliography, or adding citations to a paper using Endnote and Microsoft Word. Dana Medical Library. Noon-1 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask], 656-4415.

Hilberg Professorship Lecture: "The Third Reich and the Middle East: Arabs, Jews, and Nazi Race Policy." Francis Nicosia, Raul Hilberg Distinguished Professor of Holocaust Studies. Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building. 3:30 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask]

Faculty Senate Public Forum. Sugar Maple Ballroom, Davis Center. 4 p.m. Information: 656-2019.

Student Exhibit Opening Reception: "How do you like it?." The Advanced Photography Class' mixed media, interactive show. The performance element of the exhibit will give each visitor the opportunity to become part of the art making process at the opening reception. The exhibit is on display Feb. 18-25. Colburn Gallery, Williams Hall. 5 p.m. Information: 656-2014.

Artist Panel Discussion: "More than Bilingual." Visual artist William Cordova and poet Major Jackson, associate professor of English, are joined by historians of art, literature, and culture to discuss their work on display at the Fleming. The program begins with an introduction by Mary Lou Kete, associate professor of English. In addition to the artists, panel participants include Josť Falconi, art forum curator at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University; and Aimee Marcereau DeGalan, curator of collections and exhibitions, Fleming Museum. Fleming Museum. 5:30 p.m. Information: 656-0750.

SA Concerts Club Weekly Meeting. Help plan the annual Spring Fest (pick bands to come to UVM, decide on festival activities, take trips to see bands, and more). New members welcome. 413 Davis Center. 8 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask]

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Presentation and Open Forum for Business Dean Candidate Robert Grosse. All are welcome to listen and provide feedback. John Dewey Lounge, Old Mill. 10 a.m. to noon. Information: [log in to unmask]

Wellness Workshop: "Self-Care During Stressful Times." Part two of a two-part workshop. Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building. Noon to 1 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask], 656-0607.

Environmental Forum Meeting. Public meeting open to all students, faculty, and staff. This month's theme is "Local and Sustainable Food and Farms at UVM." The Office of Sustainability puts out a newsletter that corresponds to the monthly Environmental Forum meeting. Anyone can receive this newsletter by signing up for the GreenUVM listserv; PDFs of the newsletter are also available on the Office of Sustainability website. Chittenden Bank Room, Davis Center. 2 to 4 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask]

Students for True Animal Rights Discussion: Puppy Mills. Watch the Oprah Show episode on puppy mills and discuss the issue and ideas for the anti-puppy mill campaign. 207 Lafayette . 6:30 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask]

Research-in-Progress Seminar: "Journey's End: Destination of a Dream." Jane Beck, emeritus executive director and founder, Vermont Folklife Center. Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building, 7:30 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask], 656-4389.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds. "Pranayama." Jesse L. Ritvo, resident and clinical instructor in psychiatry. Davis Auditorium, Medical Education Center Pavilion, Fletcher Allen Health Care. 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Information: (802) 847-2124.

Lane Series Performance: Lincoln Trio with Pierre Jalbert, composer. $25 adult, $20 student. Music Building Recital Hall. 7:30 p.m. Pre-concert talk with artists in hall at 6:30 p.m. Information, tickets.

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