Peace activist Arun Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, will speak twice at Lindenwood University on Feb. 24, 2010, as part of the school’s second annual Sibley Day festivities. Gandhi’s first address at 11 a.m. is titled “Lessons Learned from My Grandfather”; his address at 7 p.m. will be on “A Nonviolent Response to Terrorism.”
Lindenwood University is chartering two fan buses to the NAIA National Football Championship Game on Dec. 19 in Rome, Ga. They will depart from the university at noon on Friday, Dec. 18, and will return immediately following the contest. Seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
The undefeated and No. 3-ranked Lindenwood University Lions football squad is heading to Rome, GA December 19 to compete for the NAIA national championship. The Lions earned the trip with a victory Saturday over No. 2 Carroll, MT. The Lions will face No. 1 Sioux Falls.
Lindenwood University will host its annual Christmas Walk from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6. The free event will feature holiday sights and sounds for all ages.
Lindenwood University’s new regional studies journal, “The Confluence,” is now available with a selection of thoroughly researched, well-written, thought-provoking articles on the region’s past, present and future.
The Lindenwood University Department of Theatre will continue its 2009-2010 season with the perennial holiday favorite “A Christmas Carol”; performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 3, 4, and 5 and at 2 p.m. on Dec. 6.
Lindenwood University’s choirs, orchestra and jazz band will offer their fall concerts at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 16, 19 and 20, respectively,in the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts. Admission is free for all three concerts; the Scheidegger Center is located at 2300 West Clay Street, west of First Capitol Drive, in St. Charles.
Veterans of the United States military may be eligible to receive up to a $3,000 advance in education benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The offer is available to those who meet certain criteria under the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
Lindenwood University’s Third Annual Invitational History Bowl will conclude on live television Sunday night with a rematch between Fort Zumwalt West High School in O’Fallon and Bayless High School, which won the competition last year, in South St. Louis County.
The Lindenwood University 2009-2010 Speaker Series will continue with an appearance by renowned poets David Meltzer and Michael Rothenberg. The duo, who offer a glimpse at the phenomenon that is beat poetry, will speak and read from their work at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, at the Lindenwood University Cultural Center (400 N. Kingshighway in St. Charles, two blocks north of the main Lindenwood campus).