WARD LIVING & LEARNING COMMUNITY
Spring 2009 Events
Meet The Gunter Family
R-Bulletin: Academic, Cultural and Community Events
Latin American 2009 Film Series
Past Semester Links: Fall 2008 Spring 2008 Fall 2007
Tues., Jan. 27 8 pm 1st Floor Ward Lobby Nova: The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies and/or The O'Reilly Factor
"Orange-and-black wings fill the sky as NOVA charts one of nature's most remarkable phenomena: the epic migration of monarch butterflies across North America. NOVA's filmmakers followed monarchs on the wing throughout their extraordinary odyssey."
Sat., Feb. 7 7 pm Tiedtke Concert Hall Classical Music 101
Conductor John V. Sinclair gives guests a delightful preview of the Bach Festival in this informal, interactive concert.
Tues. Feb. 10 TBA 4th Floor Ward Lobby The Dating Game - cancelled
Thurs., Feb. 12 5:15 pm Mary Jane Plaza Abraham Lincoln impersonator Dr. Eugene Greissman w/Pat Williams, Senior VP Orlando Magic
Wed., Feb. 18 5 pm Alfond Sports Center Rollins Women's Basketball vs. Lynn
Fri., Feb. 20 TBA Alfond Sports Center Campus Moviefest Premier Night
Sun., Feb. 22 8 pm 4th Floor Lobby 81st Annual Academy Awards Ceremony with Dr. Julian Chambliss
Mon., Feb.23? 8 pm 1st Floor Ward Lobby Nova: The Spy Factory
An examination of the National Security Agency, the intelligence body that intercepts communications, including its alleged failures prior to 9/11 and its eavesdropping practices since. It also questions whether the agency's approach is overly broad.
Tues. March 3/24? 8/9/10 pm 1st Floor Lobby Frontline or Nova: The Big Energy Gamble viewing/discussion w/Dr. Mike Gunter
NOVA examines California's bold initiative to combat global warming by slashing carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2020 and 80 percent by 2050.
Wed. March 18 6 pm Meet at Rex Beach Hall Progressive Dinner from appetizers at Rex Beach to dinner at Ward to desserts at Elizabeth Hall
Thurs., March 19 8 pm French House Patio Telescope viewing w/Central Florida Astronomical Society & Dr. Elton Graugnard
Thurs., April 2 6:30-9:30 Galloway Room Hunger Banquet
Mon., April 6 9 pm Ward Faculty Apartment NCAA Men's College Basketball Championship Party
Sat., April 11 11 am - 2 pm Mary Jane Plaza Spring Egg-stravaganza
Tues., April 14 9-10 pm 1st Floor Lobby Frontline/World: Children of the Taliban discussion with Dr. Mike Gunter
The riveting story of our correspondent's dangerous journey along Pakistan's fault lines, encountering young people who are caught between a brutal Taliban insurgency and a state struggling to preserve itself.
Tues., April 21 9-11 pm 1st Floor Lobby Frontline: Poisoned Waters discussion with Dr. Mike Gunter
A health checkup of America's waterways that uses the Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound as examples. In both estuaries, chemicals contained in everyday consumer products can be found, and are likely affecting marine life and humans.
Sun., April 19 2-6 pm Mary Jane Plaza End of Year Barbecue Mary Jane Plaza
April 20/22/23 TBA 1st Floor Lobby Gattaca viewing and discussion with Dr. Darren Stoub
TBA TBA 1st Floor Lobby Last Lecture Series
TBA TBA 1st Floor Lobby Alumni Career Path Chat Roundtable