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Campus Events

Find out what's happening on campus this week.

Information Session
7:30 PM, Tue, 01/27/15 - Tue, 01/27/15

Women's Basketball
7:00 PM, Tue, 01/27/15

Alpha Phi Omega Information Session
7:00 PM, Wed, 01/28/15 - Wed, 01/28/15

Poster Sale
10:00 AM, Wed, 01/28/15 - Wed, 01/28/15

Men's Basketball
7:00 PM, Wed, 01/28/15

Interview Session
4:00 PM, Thu, 01/29/15 - Thu, 01/29/15

Information Session
7:30 AM, Thu, 01/29/15 - Thu, 01/29/15

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Off-campus Events

There is a lot to see and do in Roanoke and in the surrounding area. Here's some ideas of upcoming events to check out:

February 13-14, 2015
Monster Jam - Roanoke Civic Center

February 26, 2015
The Harlem Globetrotters - Roanoke Civic Center 

April 18, 2015
Color Run- Salem Civic Center

For other ideas, check out the Roanoke Valley page.

 
 

Announcements for Current Students

Club Baseball is looking for players!

The Club Baseball season is almost here and the club is looking for a few more players to fill the roster. If you are interested in playing competitive Club Baseball against other colleges and universities, please contact Schyler Wagner, club president, at rswagner@mail.roanoke.edu.
Contact: Schyler Wagner

R-House dedication cards!

The 2014-15 R-House dedication is scheduled for THIS SATURDAY, January 31st! To celebrate, we are asking Roanoke College students to sign little notes to the family, wishing them good luck on their new home! Habitat representatives will be outside Commons during lunches and dinners all this week! Stop by and fill one out!
Contact: Andrew Dittmar

The Missing Key to More Effective US Diplomacy: Religious Liberty

Lecture by Thomas F. Farr, PhD; The U.S. State Department's first Director of the Office of International Religious Freedom Thomas Farr has been interviewed by the media from Al Jazeera to PBS to Fox News. His writings have appeared in journals such as Foreign Affairs, the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Foreign Policy, First Things, the National Review, and the Washington Post, and his book World of Faith and Freedom is published with Oxford University Press. He is currently a professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, and Senior Fellow at both the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, and at the Witherspoon Institute. tickets are not required Sponsored by the Robert D. Benne Center for Religion & Society, the Turk Pre-Law Program, and the Center for Teaching the Rule of Law
Contact: Dr. James Peterson
Location: Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center

Screening of "Disruption" and Panel Interview

Join us for a free screening of "Disruption," a fast paced cinematic journey through the world of climate change activism. After the movie we will have a discussion with a panel of distinguished guests.
Contact: Deborah Duncan
Location: Massengill Auditorium

Kay Bailey Hutchison: The President and Congress: Can They Work Together?

The College�s program theme for 2014-2015 is �We the People� to commemorate 225 years of democratic government under the U.S. Constitution. The Henry H. Fowler Program continues its observing of this theme with the appearance of former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison on February 4, 2015. Free tickets are required and are available at: roanoke.edu/tickets. The first�and only�woman elected to represent Texas in the United States Senate, Kay Bailey Hutchison has been a passionate and commanding force in American politics. One of only six female senators when she was elected in a special election in 1993, Hutchison forged a path for other women to make their mark in the political world. By the time she retired in 2012, she was the Senate�s highest-ranking Republican woman and had been the fourth-highest ranking Republican senator. Forbes magazine has ranked her among the world's 100 most powerful women. While in the Senate, she served in a number of important roles, including: Vice-Chair of the Republican Conference; Chair of the Republican Policy Committee; ranking member of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation; and a key member on appropriations subcommittees for commerce and on defense. A tireless advocate for military preparedness, she served as chair of the Board of Visitors for West Point from 1998 to 2012. In addition, she was an advocate of American leadership in science, technology, and education. In 2007, she cosponsored the American COMPETES Act in response to a National Academy of Sciences report. She was instrumental in the creation of an academy of medicine, science, and technology in Texas to foster academic research there. While in the Congress and since, she has participated in outreach to Hispanics and in US/Mexican parliamentary cooperation. The University of Texas School of Law, her alma mater, has created a chair named for her to foster international contact, study, and teaching on Latin American legal issues. She has authored two bestselling books dealing with the role of women leaders at the national and Texas levels and contributed to a book on women in the US Senate. Currently she serves as a member of the Bank of America�s Global Advisory Council; a member of the Campaign to Fix the Debt Congressional Fiscal Leadership Council; senior counsel, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP; and a contributor to CNBC TV Network.
Contact: Dr. Bill Hill
Location: Bast Center

Darwin Days Event

Brett Dooley from Patrick Henry Community College �Geology: the Age of the Earth� Massengill at 7pm
Contact: Chris Lassiter
Location: Massengill Auditorium

A Psychology Candidate on Campus - Dr. Kyle Susa

The Psychology Department invites you to attend the research presentation given by Dr. Kyle Susa entitled "Applied Aspects of Perception and Memory Error in Face Identification".
Contact: David Nichols
Location: LS 502