Datebook

Today
For Math Awareness Month, William Dunham from Muhlenberg College will present “A Brief History of Calculus.” Fig Newtons should be served. 11:30 a.m., Dana Lecture Hall, Collier Hall of Science. Ext. 1335.


Wednesday, April 13
Interact with employers—including American Express Financial Services, Pennsylvania State Police, St. Luke’s Hospital, UPS, and many more—at the Career Fair, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., HUB. Ext. 1509. For information:
http:// home.moravian.edu/public/career.

“The Theological Roots of Absolutism,” a round-table discussion with faculty, students, and chaplains of several faiths. 4:00-5:30 p.m., Snyder Room, HUB. Ext. 1583.

“Mission Nursing in Honduras,” a report by junior nursing majors Deanna DiSarro, Kathryn Foster, Dawn Liberto, and Maryellen Dye, assistant professor of nursing, about their fieldwork in Honduras in December 2004. 4:00 p.m., PPHAC 101. Ext. 1607.


Thursday, April 14
Zbynek Prazák, deputy mayor of Ostrava, Czech Republic, will discuss the transition from Communism to capitalism in his country. 5:30 p.m., 232 PPHAC.


Friday, April 15
Hotel Rwanda (2004) is a harrowing film about the 1994 genocide of one tribe, the Tutsi, by another, the an idiosyncratic calendar Hutu, during a civil war. In the midst of the savagery, a hotel manager, Paul Rusesabagina (Don Cheadle in an Oscarnominated performance), saved about 800 people of both tribes from execution. A faculty-led discussion follows. 2:00 p.m., Prosser Auditorium. Free. Ext. 1509.


Friday-Saturday, April 15-16
Björn Krondorfer, associate professor of religious studies at St. Mary’s College, Maryland, is an expert on bibliodrama, an enriched technique— including readings, meditation, movement, theater, improvisation, and conversational exchange—for studying the Bible. Lecture, 7:00- 9:00 p.m. Friday ($15); workshop, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Saturday ($30). Fee for both: $40. Moravian Theological Seminary. Ext. 7868.


Saturday-Sunday, April 16-17
Paula Ring Zerkle conducts the Moravian Choir, Pennsylvania Sinfonia, and soloists in Haydn’s celestial masterpiece, The Creation. 8:00 p.m. Saturday and 4:00 p.m. Sunday, Foy Hall. $12, $6 students/ seniors. Ext. 1650.


Sunday, April 17
Delta Tau Delta holds its second v annual Christopher Seifert ’97 Golf Tournament. Southmoore Golf Course, 235 Moorestown Drive (Route 512), Bath. Entry fee is $80, but early birds may pay $60 for an 8:00 a.m. tee-off. To reserve a place: Gerald McGlinn, 267 304-1586.


Tuesday, April 19
Sean P. Clarke, University of Pennsylvania, delivers the 10th annual Priscilla Payne Hurd Nursing Lecture, on “Nurses’ Work Environments: A Key to Patient Safety.” 1:00 p.m., Laros Auditorium, Doctors Pavilion, St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem. Ext. 1607.


Sunday, April 24
Conductor Eduardo Azzati takes the Women’s Chorus and Moravian College-Community Orchestra to the opera: music of Mozart, Bizet, Sir Arthur Sullivan, and Verdi. (In his Macbeth, the witches who sound like Sweet Adelines gargling with sulfuric acid.) 4:00 p.m., Foy Hall. $12, $6 students/seniors. Ext. 1650.

Scott Morro ’95, author of a newly published novel for young people, Last Ups, will speak to Connie Unger’s children’s lit class at 8:00 p.m., PPHAC 302. Ext. 1558.

April 12, 2005

Test Pilots:
Men’s soccer team tests high-speed cameras to be used at goal lines for soccer, hockey, races.

Banking on Success:
Warren Hilton of the Career Center wins an Impact Award for a well-attended banking careers conference.

Invitation to the Dance:
Five dance students and jazz dance teacher join Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects for an April 21 program based on paintings of Marc Chagall.

On Line:
Moravian now has three bloggers and a presence on www.thefacebook.com.

Datebook:
Campus calendar.
Gaudeamus:
Faculty, staff, student accomplishments.
Don’t Fret:
Pennsylvania Guitar Quintet releases debut CD. A Moravian computer tech is one of the members.
Department Report (PDF):
An update on the Center of Information Technology from Stephen McKinney.