Anderson, Ind. -- At 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, the Peace and Conflict Transformation (PACT) program will host Haider Newmani for the third installment in their four-part lecture series in Reardon Auditorium. The PACT lecture series is an opportunity to hear from those who have devoted their lives to educating others on matters of forgiveness and reconciliation, as well as those who educate us on injustice and oppression throughout the world.
Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University’s Boze Lyric Theatre will present an opera double bill, "The Unicorn in the Garden" and "Meanwhile, Back at Cinderella's," premiering March 2 at Byrum Hall. Showtimes include evening performances March 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee performance on March 4 at 2:30 p.m.
Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University will present a juried student exhibition in the Jessie C. Wilson Gallery of the Krannert Fine Arts Center from March 2 through April 6, with an opening reception at 6-8 p.m., Friday, March 2. This year’s professional designer jurors, presenting an exhibit entitled “It’s a Good Start,” will give an artist talk during the opening at 7 p.m.
Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University has recently partnered with Strive for College, a nonprofit organization that supports first-generation college students, and works with colleges and universities to promote and strengthen their efforts on behalf of these students. As a part of this partnership, AU has been recognized in the 2018 I’m First! Guide to College, a comprehensive college guidebook with articles, advice, and interactive planning curriculum.
Anderson, Ind. -- On Wednesday, Feb. 14, Anderson University will open a new Situation Room for the Security Studies Program. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception will take place from 4-5 p.m. in Decker Hall, Room 377. The National Security Studies Fellows will also host Matthew G. Olsen, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center, to speak at 7 p.m. in York Performance Hall. A media session will follow at 8:30 p.m.
Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University will host a wide variety of camps and pre-college experiences on campus for the 2018 summer season. These will include athletic camps for boys and girls from ages 3-18, as well as pre-college experiences in music, dance, design, STEM, and filmmaking for high school students. In 2017, AU camps brought over 600 students and their families to the city of Anderson.
Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University will present an exhibition of Marc Chagall and the Bible. The exhibit will be held in the Jessie C. Wilson Gallery of the Krannert Fine Arts Center from Jan. 19 through Feb. 23, with an opening reception at 6-7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 26.
Anderson, Ind. -- On Jan. 18, John Brennan, former director of CIA, will be speaking at Anderson University. Brennan will provide an address at an open forum from 7-8:30 p.m. in York Performance Hall, following a meeting with Anderson University students majoring in national security studies. The open forum is free and open to the public.