Community Events at Mary Baldwin

March 20, 2000

Following are a few events and lectures at Mary Baldwin University open to the community. All are free, unless otherwise indicated.

Tuesday, March 21

Col. Myung Kim, chief of staff of the North Atlantic Regional Medical Command and Walter Reed Army Medical Center will address the nature of military medicine, the operation of Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and what it takes to be a successful leader in the field of healthcare. Sponsored by the Healthcare Administration Program. Hunt Lounge, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Dr. Thomas W. Davis, professor of history at VMI, will discuss, “The Teaching and Writing of History” at the initiation of new members into Phi Alpha Theta, the history honor society. A reception will follow. Miller Chapel, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 22

Dr. Barbara Clark Smith will present “History in a Vacuum: Housework, Appliances, and the Meaning of Clean” Clark Smith is a historian at the Smithsonian Institute where she heads the research and writing of the exhibition expansions. The event is being held in conjunction with Women’s History Month. Hunt Lounge, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

A Religion and Homosexuality Panel Discussion with five panelist will address questions and participate in conversations about the topic. Jim Gilman, professor of religion and philosophy at Mary Baldwin, will facilitate the academic discussion. This event is co-sponsored by Mary Baldwin’s Religion and Philosophy Department and the SOULS student organization. Miller Chapel, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Veronica Wright, a junior chemistry major, will moderate a School Uniforms Educational Forum with panelists from the Mary Baldwin community and the Staunton-area. All are invited to come and participate in voicing your opinion on the pros and cons of implementing school uniforms in America’s public schools. Francis Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.

Friday, March 24

The Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership will host a “Combat Bash” dance. Everyone is encouraged to wear camouflage. $2/camoflage, $3/without camouflage. Identification is required for admittance. Student Activities Center Ballroom, 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.