Voices: What’s Going on at Mary Baldwin

March 14, 2008

May 7 ►Dr. Judith Blau, Mary Baldwin’s 2008 Doenges Scholar, president of Sociologists Without Borders, and professor of sociology at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, will discuss “Holding the United States to International Standards of Human Rights.” The event is at 12 p.m. in the Spencer Center. Bring your lunch to the Spencer Center at noon and participate in the conversation.

May 7-11 ► Attend the final show in Mary Baldwin Theatre’s 2007-08 season,Honourby Joanna Murray-Smith. The show runs Wednesday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m., in the Fletcher Collins Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for students. For more information an to reserve tickets, (540) 887-7189.

May 8 ►Capstone Festival: presentations of student capstone projects. For a more detailed list, marybaldwin.edu/research/capstonefestival.asp .

  • Opening Ceremony, 1-1:15 p.m., Hunt West
  • Multi-Media Presentations: Managing the Demands and Desires of a Global Society, 1:30-3 p.m., Nuthouse
  • Delivered Papers: A Spectrum of Civic Engagement, 1:30-3 p.m., Miller Chapel
  • Visual/Audio-Visual Session, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Hunt Gallery
  • Posters: Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Humanities, 1:30-3:15 p.m., Hunt West
  • Multi-Media Presentations: Causes and Effects, 3:15-4:30 p.m., Nuthouse
  • Delivered Papers: Social Forces and Individual Choices, 3:15-4:30, Miller Chapel
  • Celebration Reception and Awards Ceremony, 5-6:16 p.m., Hunt West

May 16–19 ►Commencement Weekend: various ceremonies and locations. For the entire schedule, go.marybaldwin.edu/commencement/

  • VWIL Commissioning Ceremony: speaker Capt. Erinn Singman ’02. 11 a.m., Page Terrace
  • Ajani Ceremony: speaker Drisana Garlington ’05. 12:30-2 p.m., Rose Terrace Lawn
  • VWIL Change of Command Review: speaker Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Carroll Thackston, former Virginia State Adjutant General. 2:30 p.m., Parade Ground at the Physical Activities Center
  • Phi Beta Kappa Initiation: speaker Trudy Rickman ’87, kidney specialist. 5 p.m., Francis Auditorium in the Pearce Science Center

For a complete listing of all Mary Baldwin events, check out the Events Calendar