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50th Anniversary Mississippi Freedom Summer (1964-2014) Film Series

Announcing the final film on the documentary, "Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movements." The film, "A Nation of Law? (1968-1971)," will be shown on Thursday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m., in LBC 315 A/B. Pizza and beverages will be served. Everyone is welcome. After viewing each film, there will be an open discussion session. Please contact Betsy Schlabach at ext. 1425 or by email <schlabe@earlham.edu>, if you have any questions.


LinkedIn Session: Creating an All-Star Profile

Are you interested in learning about what LinkedIn can do for you? Come to the CIL Commons (LBC 1st floor) on Tuesday, April 22, at 4:00 p.m., for a session with the Career Education Office to learn how to build an all-star profile. Attendees will be provided with a voucher ($250.00 value) for a free professional photo sitting, along with digital files for electronic and print use, courtesy of the Marketing and Communications Office at Earlham. If you have questions, please contact Katie Erickson by email at <erickka@earlham.edu>.


The Writing Center is Hiring

The Writing Center is now hiring students for the following positions: Writing Center Consultants and Writing Tutorial Group Leaders. If you are interested in applying, visit <www.earlham.edu/writing-center> and select Employment Opportunities. Application materials are due by April 25, at 4:00 p.m.


Sexual Violence Awareness Week

Sexual Violence Awareness Week is April 21- 25. Join Action Against Sexual Violence in wearing jeans on Denim Day on Wednesday, April 23. Denim Day was created as a result of an Italian High Court ruling that stated that rape was excused if the survivor was wearing jeans, because jeans must have been too tight to have been take off by the perpetrator without help. Join us at Rose City Coffee Co-op to screen a documentary called "Rape in the Fields" on Thursday, April 24, at 8:00 p.m. Also, wear teal on Friday, April 25, the official color of sexual assault awareness month!


Fall Positions in the Sustainability Office

Are you interested in working for the Sustainability Office in the fall? If so, there are a few positions for the fall that the office would like to hire this spring. These are positions that are especially well suited for students who have either volunteered or worked for the Sustainability Office already. The due date for the positions is Sunday, April 27. Applications can be found on Moodle under the Student Employment section in the tab labeled "Center for Integrated Learning: Sustainability Office (Fall Positions Listed, Apply by April 27)." The following positions are now open: Compost Specialist, Eco-reps Manager, Waste Reduction Manager, Free Store Manager and Energy Programs Manager. More positions with the Sustainability Office will be posted at the beginning of the fall semester to allow first-year students to apply for positions. If you have questions, please contact Sarah Waddle at <srwaddle08@earlham.edu> or 765-973-2121.


Connecting Peace and Global Studies to Library Science: An Alumna Experience

Come to LBC 214 on Thursday, April 24, at 4:00 p.m., for an interactive program with Kristin Vogel, director of the library at St. Norbert College and an alumna who majored in Peace and Global Studies. Kristin will talk about the connection between Peace and Global Studies and Library Science, her career journey and international experience. If you have questions, please contact Katie Erickson by email at <erickka@earlham.edu>.


Baseball Team Hosts HCAC Game

The Earlham baseball team entertains Bluffton on Tuesday, April 22, in Sadler Stadium at 4:00 p.m. If you can't attend, follow all of the action with live stats and video on <http://goearlham.com/index.aspx>.


Game Added to Baseball Schedule

The Earlham baseball team has added Wilmington to its schedule for Wednesday, April 23, at 4:00 p.m., in Sadler Stadium. If you can't attend, follow all of the action with live stats and video on <http://goearlham.com/index.aspx>.


Transportation Available to Forum on Richmond Community Vitality

The Office of Civic Engagement is offering a ride to Indiana University East's Spring Leadership Forum on Tuesday, April 22. A van will leave from the Bundy/Barrett lot promptly at 7:10 a.m. Please be sure to both register for the event at <www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-spring-leadership-forum-iu-east-center-for-leadership-development-tickets-10604455211?aff=es2&rank=1&sid=00df15f8941111e39b0812313b002034> and indicate if you would like a ride by sending an email to <schroja@earlham.edu> with your name and cell phone number. Students, faculty and staff are all welcome to share the ride. The forum is titled, "Boost 2.0: From Vision to Vitality," and will present specific examples of projects and initiatives with proven economic and cultural benefit that are flourishing elsewhere. They will highlight key features of successful models such as bringing together diverse partners and building on points of positive potential. Boost 2.0 will take place at IUE’s Whitewater Hall from 7:30 until 9:00 a.m., including a free continental breakfast.


"Inequality For All" Film Screening

The Sundance award-winning documentary, "Inequality For All," will be screened on Wednesday, April 23, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., in the CIL Commons (1st floor LBC). Economic imbalances are now at near historically unprecedented levels. In fact, the two years of widest economic inequality of the last century were 1928 and 2007 — the two years just before the greatest economic crashes of modern times. "Inequality For All" connects the dots for viewers, showing why dealing with the widening gap between the rich and everyone else isn’t just about moral fairness. "Inequality For All" allows viewers to start with little or no understanding of what it means for the U.S. to be economically imbalanced, and walk away with a comprehensive and significantly deeper sense of the issue and what can be done about it.


Senior Staff Forum

The Earlham Student Government will be hosting a campus-wide forum with the College's Senior Staff to discuss various pressing college matters, and look back at the year that just went by. This will be your opportunity to ask the entire Senior Staff any questions that you've had or clarify anything that you are not sure of. Come to Stout Meetinghouse on Wednesday, April 23, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.


Faculty to Play Women's Soccer Team

A team of Earlham faculty and alumni will be playing a game against the College's women's soccer team on Monday, April 21, starting at 7:30 p.m., at Darrell Beane Stadium. Join the festivities, and watch and cheer for our students and professors!


Complimentary Tickets for the Richmond Symphony Orchestra

The Community Relations Office has a limited number of complimentary vouchers available which can be exchanged for tickets for the Richmond Symphony Orchestra production, "Broadway Comes to Richmond," on Sunday, May 4, at 3:00 p.m., at the Civic Hall Performing Arts Center. Tenor Tim King and the RSO Singers join the Orchestra for a visit to the dazzling lights of Broadway with music from many of your favorite musical hits of all time. Concert includes selections from "West Side Story," "The Lion King," "South Pacific," "Aladdin," "Hercules," "Chorus Line," "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "42nd Street." Students, faculty and staff may pick up vouchers at the Alumni and Development Office, Carpenter Hall — Room 100 beginning Monday, April 21. Stop by the office or contact Pat Wright, at ext. 1638 or <patw@earlham.edu>.


Student Life Open Hours

Student 'Development' is holding open hours on Monday, April 21, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Thursday, April 24, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Ask the Dean of Students about the change from Student Development to Student 'Life,' and the divisional goals that emerged from the strategic plan!


Faculty Forum

Assistant Professor of Psychology Maggie Thomas will present her research, "Gender Performance through Body Position,” at a Faculty Forum on Friday, April 25, at 4:00 p.m., in LBC 211. Her work involves four studies that assess how we perceive gender in others and in ourselves. There will be time for discussion, and snacks will be provided.


"For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf"

The Department of Theatre Arts will host a casual reading and discussion of playwright & poet Ntozake Shange's choreopoem, "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf," on Tuesday, April 22, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in Runyan 007. If you have a copy of the script please bring it with you. Readers will be selected that evening and roles may be shared; if you have interest in reading a particular role please send a note to Lynne Perkins Socey <perkily@earlham.edu> before 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday.


50th Anniversary Mississippi Freedom Summer (1964-2014) Film Series

Announcing the final film on the documentary, "Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movements." The film, "A Nation of Law? (1968-1971)," will be shown on Thursday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m., in LBC 315 A/B. Pizza and beverages will be served. Everyone is welcome. After viewing each film, there will be an open discussion session. Please contact Betsy Schlabach at ext. 1425 or by email <schlabe@earlham.edu>, if you have any questions.


LinkedIn Session: Creating an All-Star Profile

Are you interested in learning about what LinkedIn can do for you? Come to the CIL Commons (LBC 1st floor) on Tuesday, April 22, at 4:00 p.m., for a session with the Career Education Office to learn how to build an all-star profile. Attendees will be provided with a voucher ($250.00 value) for a free professional photo sitting, along with digital files for electronic and print use, courtesy of the Marketing and Communications Office at Earlham. If you have questions, please contact Katie Erickson by email at <erickka@earlham.edu>.


The Writing Center is Hiring

The Writing Center is now hiring students for the following positions: Writing Center Consultants and Writing Tutorial Group Leaders. If you are interested in applying, visit <www.earlham.edu/writing-center> and select Employment Opportunities. Application materials are due by April 25, at 4:00 p.m.


Car Wash for Earlham License Plate Owners

As a thank you to those who have purchased or renewed their Earlham College license plate, the Alumni and Development Office will be washing your car! The car wash will take place behind the Facilities building on Thursday, May 1, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. You must have an Earlham license plate or a receipt from the BMV showing your recent purchase. Refreshments will be available, and there will be music to entertain you while waiting for the Alumni and Development staff to finish with your car. The rain date will be Friday, May 2.


Sexual Violence Awareness Week

Sexual Violence Awareness Week is April 21- 25. Join Action Against Sexual Violence in wearing jeans on Denim Day on Wednesday, April 23. Denim Day was created as a result of an Italian High Court ruling that stated that rape was excused if the survivor was wearing jeans, because jeans must have been too tight to have been take off by the perpetrator without help. Join us at Rose City Coffee Co-op to screen a documentary called "Rape in the Fields" on Thursday, April 24, at 8:00 p.m. Also, wear teal on Friday, April 25, the official color of sexual assault awareness month!


Fall Positions in the Sustainability Office

Are you interested in working for the Sustainability Office in the fall? If so, there are a few positions for the fall that the office would like to hire this spring. These are positions that are especially well suited for students who have either volunteered or worked for the Sustainability Office already. The due date for the positions is Sunday, April 27. Applications can be found on Moodle under the Student Employment section in the tab labeled "Center for Integrated Learning: Sustainability Office (Fall Positions Listed, Apply by April 27)." The following positions are now open: Compost Specialist, Eco-reps Manager, Waste Reduction Manager, Free Store Manager and Energy Programs Manager. More positions with the Sustainability Office will be posted at the beginning of the fall semester to allow first-year students to apply for positions. If you have questions, please contact Sarah Waddle at <srwaddle08@earlham.edu> or 765-973-2121.


Connecting Peace and Global Studies to Library Science: An Alumna Experience

Come to LBC 214 on Thursday, April 24, at 4:00 p.m., for an interactive program with Kristin Vogel, director of the library at St. Norbert College and an alumna who majored in Peace and Global Studies. Kristin will talk about the connection between Peace and Global Studies and Library Science, her career journey and international experience. If you have questions, please contact Katie Erickson by email at <erickka@earlham.edu>.


Fulbright Fellowship Session: Research and Teaching Abroad

If you are interested in researching or teaching abroad after Earlham, come to the CIL Commons (LBC 1st floor) at Noon on Tuesday, April 29, to learn more about the Fulbright Fellowship. Three Earlham students and two Earlham alums have been awarded the Fulbright Fellowship this year. Lunch will be provided. If you have questions, please contact Katie Erickson by email at <erickka@earlham.edu>.


Baseball Team Hosts HCAC Game

The Earlham baseball team entertains Bluffton on Tuesday, April 22, in Sadler Stadium at 4:00 p.m. If you can't attend, follow all of the action with live stats and video on <http://goearlham.com/index.aspx>.


Game Added to Baseball Schedule

The Earlham baseball team has added Wilmington to its schedule for Wednesday, April 23, at 4:00 p.m., in Sadler Stadium. If you can't attend, follow all of the action with live stats and video on <http://goearlham.com/index.aspx>.


Transportation Available to Forum on Richmond Community Vitality

The Office of Civic Engagement is offering a ride to Indiana University East's Spring Leadership Forum on Tuesday, April 22. A van will leave from the Bundy/Barrett lot promptly at 7:10 a.m. Please be sure to both register for the event at <www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-spring-leadership-forum-iu-east-center-for-leadership-development-tickets-10604455211?aff=es2&rank=1&sid=00df15f8941111e39b0812313b002034> and indicate if you would like a ride by sending an email to <schroja@earlham.edu> with your name and cell phone number. Students, faculty and staff are all welcome to share the ride. The forum is titled, "Boost 2.0: From Vision to Vitality," and will present specific examples of projects and initiatives with proven economic and cultural benefit that are flourishing elsewhere. They will highlight key features of successful models such as bringing together diverse partners and building on points of positive potential. Boost 2.0 will take place at IUE’s Whitewater Hall from 7:30 until 9:00 a.m., including a free continental breakfast.


"Inequality For All" Film Screening

The Sundance award-winning documentary, "Inequality For All," will be screened on Wednesday, April 23, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., in the CIL Commons (1st floor LBC). Economic imbalances are now at near historically unprecedented levels. In fact, the two years of widest economic inequality of the last century were 1928 and 2007 — the two years just before the greatest economic crashes of modern times. "Inequality For All" connects the dots for viewers, showing why dealing with the widening gap between the rich and everyone else isn’t just about moral fairness. "Inequality For All" allows viewers to start with little or no understanding of what it means for the U.S. to be economically imbalanced, and walk away with a comprehensive and significantly deeper sense of the issue and what can be done about it.


Senior Staff Forum

The Earlham Student Government will be hosting a campus-wide forum with the College's Senior Staff to discuss various pressing college matters, and look back at the year that just went by. This will be your opportunity to ask the entire Senior Staff any questions that you've had or clarify anything that you are not sure of. Come to Stout Meetinghouse on Wednesday, April 23, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.


Faculty to Play Women's Soccer Team

A team of Earlham faculty and alumni will be playing a game against the College's women's soccer team on Monday, April 21, starting at 7:30 p.m., at Darrell Beane Stadium. Join the festivities, and watch and cheer for our students and professors!


Complimentary Tickets for the Richmond Symphony Orchestra

The Community Relations Office has a limited number of complimentary vouchers available which can be exchanged for tickets for the Richmond Symphony Orchestra production, "Broadway Comes to Richmond," on Sunday, May 4, at 3:00 p.m., at the Civic Hall Performing Arts Center. Tenor Tim King and the RSO Singers join the Orchestra for a visit to the dazzling lights of Broadway with music from many of your favorite musical hits of all time. Concert includes selections from "West Side Story," "The Lion King," "South Pacific," "Aladdin," "Hercules," "Chorus Line," "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "42nd Street." Students, faculty and staff may pick up vouchers at the Alumni and Development Office, Carpenter Hall — Room 100 beginning Monday, April 21. Stop by the office or contact Pat Wright, at ext. 1638 or <patw@earlham.edu>.


Student Life Open Hours

Student 'Development' is holding open hours on Monday, April 21, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Thursday, April 24, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Ask the Dean of Students about the change from Student Development to Student 'Life,' and the divisional goals that emerged from the strategic plan!


Football Program Collecting Clothes for Ethiopian Orphans

The Earlham football team is holding a clothes drive. Please donate any surplus kids or youth clothing. All new or lightly used items are accepted. The clothes will be distributed this summer to orphans in Addis Abba, Ethiopia. Place items in the collection box located on the second floor of the Athletics and Wellness Center or in the football offices.


Faculty Forum

Assistant Professor of Psychology Maggie Thomas will present her research, "Gender Performance through Body Position,” at a Faculty Forum on Friday, April 25, at 4:00 p.m., in LBC 211. Her work involves four studies that assess how we perceive gender in others and in ourselves. There will be time for discussion, and snacks will be provided.


"For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf"

The Department of Theatre Arts will host a casual reading and discussion of playwright & poet Ntozake Shange's choreopoem, "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf," on Tuesday, April 22, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in Runyan 007. If you have a copy of the script please bring it with you. Readers will be selected that evening and roles may be shared; if you have interest in reading a particular role please send a note to Lynne Perkins Socey <perkily@earlham.edu> before 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday.


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