Lindenwood University will host its third annual Sibley Day on Wednesday, Feb. 23, in honor of University founders George and Mary Sibley. Students will be excused from classes in order to attend their choice of more 40 presentations and events scheduled throughout the day.
Dr. Mira Ezvan, professor of management information systems at Lindenwood University, will continue the university’s 2010-2011 Center for International and Global Studies Speaker Series at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 24, 2011, on the main Lindenwood campus. Admission is free.
Rice University inventor, roboticist, and researcher Dr. James McLurkin will headline the continuing 2010-2011 Speaker Series at Lindenwood University at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, February 23 at the university’s Bezemes Family Theatre. Admission is free.
Nationally renowned poet Shirley LeFlore will perform a reading of her work with multi-instrumentalist David A.N. Jackson at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 15, in the Lindenwood University Cultural Center Auditorium.
Lindenwood University is in the final stages of an aggressive fundraising campaign called “LU to D2,” seeking to raise $1 million by March 1 in order to apply for matching funds from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation. All monies raised would go toward construction of a three-story athletic building to be built overlooking Hunter Stadium.
Lindenwood University plans to construct a 43,450-square-foot athletic building with an academic support center, new locker rooms for football and other Hunter Stadium sports, coaches’ offices, and a Hall of Fame Room. Officials hope the three-story building will be ready for the school’s first football game in 2012.
The Lindenwood University Department of Theatre will present the comedy “She Stoops to Conquer” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 3-5 in the university’s Emerson Black Box Theater.
Lindenwood University’s Black Student Union will present “The Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” at 3 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 17, in the Emerson Black Box Theatre of the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public.
Lindenwood University will host its second annual Go Red for Women night during the women’s and men’s basketball games against Avila University at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 14, at the Hyland Performance Arena. The games are co-sponsored by the American Heart Association and are part of the campaign to raise awareness about heart disease in women.
Lindenwood’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts will host Tango Buenos Aires: Fire & Passion on January 27, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. in The Bezemes Family Theater.