Datebook

Thursday, December 2
The Greyhounds Softball Team will receive their NCAA Division III World Series rings in a ceremony at half-time of the women’s basketball game, which begins at 6:00 p.m., Johnston Hall.

Four experts on the Middle East will speak at “From Bethlehem to Baghdad,” a colloquium that includes Judith Share Yaphe ’66, specialist on Iraq, National Defense University; Mark Stein, assistant professor of history, Muhlenberg College; Ilan Peleg, Charles A. Dana Professor of Government and Law, Lafayette College; and Kim Spiezio, associate professor of political science and chair of the Social Science Department, Cedar Crest College. Reception, 6:30 p.m.; panel discussion, 7:00 p.m. Perella Auditorium, Rauch Business Center, Lehigh University. $10.

December 3-5
The Moravian College Christmas Vespers service is held at 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday, December 4-5, and 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 5. Those without tickets have a chance to hear the service by volunteering to be candle-servers. Call the Chaplain's Office, Ext. 1583.

Sunday, December 5
You can build a splendid gingerbread house with the help of the Alumni Association and a professional pastry chef. The registration fee ($30) includes gingerbread slabs (these houses are pre-fab), icing, candy, and other edible decorations. A big hit last year, it is expected to become a Habitat for Humanity project. 2:00-4:00 p.m., Pavilion, HUB. Punch and cookies will be served. Today’s the deadline to register. Ext. 1366.

Monday, December 6
Lisa Fischler, assistant professor of political science, is the last of this semester’s faculty to discuss her current research, which is on women, political activism, and globalization in East Asia. 4:00 p.m., Dana Lecture Hall, Collier Hall of Science.

Ongoing
“Hounds Around the World,” in the HUB, closes Thursday, December 2. (See Page 1.) “Unplugged,” musical artifacts, closes Sunday, December 5, in Payne Gallery.

“Famous Faces at Moravian College,” photos found in the Moravian College Archives and curated by History Club students Joseph Moyer ’05, Bangor, and Robert Valente ’07, Lincoln Park, N.J., shows some of the amazing guests of the College: political visitors such as President John F. Kennedy, Vice President Hubert Humphrey, and Senator George McGovern, as well as musical chairs occupied by Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops, Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra, and Chilean pianist Claudio Arrau. Lower level, Reeves Library, through December 21.

Dcember 1, 2004

Been There, Done That, Took Pix:
Lots of pictures from Moravian activities in this issue.

Tea and sympathy:
Free-standing photo from the Moravian Academic Women’s tea.
Datebook:
Campus activities and events.
Just Desserts:
Music Alliance tastes historical goodies.
’Tis the Season:
A few announcements.

Gaudeamus:
Ffaculty, staff, student achievements..