Week 11: March 19 – 25

Scholars Forum: Ed Stephenson and the Paco Band

Currituck Ballroom, Talley Student Union
Monday, March 19
3:00 PM
Guitarist Ed Stephenson’s virtuosity traverses the Classical Spanish, Flamenco and Flamenco Fusion genres. He’s performed as a soloist and as a member of the North Carolina Guitar Quartet, as well as in The Paco Band, a Spanish music and Nuevo flamenco ensemble. Ed and the Paco Band will be joined by two flamenco dancers for the Scholars Forum. Start exercising them ankles now–much toe-tapping anticipated.


University Scholars Program Film Series: Timbuktu

Auditorium, DH Hill Library
Monday, March 19
6:00 PM
A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives — which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith — abruptly disturbed. (IMDB) This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Ken Johnson.

NCSU Libraries presents: Documentary Screening: The Last Crop

Hunt Library Auditorium
Tuesday, March 20
7:00 PM
Every week 330 U.S. farm families leave their land. The feature length documentary The Last Crop chronicles family farmers Jeff and Annie Main’s struggle to ensure their working farm’s future in California’s Central Valley. Their journey personalizes a story echoed on farms across our nation, as one out of every three of our aging farming population will face retirement by 2030. Children leave. Ideals are questioned. Their land’s future is uncertain. Witness one farm family’s resolve to save their farmland for future farmers. (IMDB). This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Marian Fragola.

USP Discussion Series: In the Headlines

Sullivan Hall Classroom (Behind the mailboxes)
Wednesday, March 21
12:25 PM
Join your fellow Scholars for a 50-minute discussion of local, national and international events. Free copies of the New York Times will be distributed. There are 18 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required. Attendance will be taken by Ken Johnson.

NCSU Libraries presents: Amazing Alumni-Mike Adams ‘79, president of Moog Music

Fishbowl Forum, DH Hill Library
Thursday, March 22
4:00 PM
Mike Adams graduated from NC State in 1979 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. For the past 15 years he has served as president of Moog Music, the Asheville headquartered company founded by Robert Moog. Adams will talk about his career post-NC State and about Moog Music’s present and future. This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Marian Fragola.

Lake Crabtree: Evening Canoe Paddle

102 Sullivan Hall
Thursday, March 22
5:15 PM
Enjoy an evening on the water at Raleigh’s Lake Crabtree Park. There are 14 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required. Attendance will be taken by Alex Hsain. Please note: The event will begin at 6:00 PM at Lake Crabtree.

Fidelity Investment Leadership Series: Thomas Triumph: The Call to Innovate

Room 1231, EBII

Thursday, March 22
6:00 PM
We see and experience evidence that the world is rapidly changing. These shifts are impacting our working, social and personal lives. This engaging and fun talk is geared towards students (we all SHOULD be students of life & learning!), and explains how to not just survive – but thrive and contribute! This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Anna Stewart.

NCSU Dance presents: Panoramic Dance Project concert

Meet in 102 Sullivan Hall
Thursday, March 22
7:15 PM
Enjoy a performance by the Panoramic Dance Project. There are 14 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required. Attendance will be taken by Justin Kuhn. Please note: The performance will begin at 8:00 PM in Stewart Theatre.

University Scholars Program: Super Scholars Stories Kyrsten Rudock: Study Abroad with Forum-Nexus

Sullivan Hall Classroom (Behind the mailboxes)
Friday, March 23
11:30 AM
University Scholars are an awesome group of individuals (as you probably guessed since you yourself are a University Scholar). This series highlights the amazing things that students just like you are doing; from cutting-edge research to backpacking around the world and more. Come learn what other students are up to and how you can do similar things. There are 18 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required. Attendance will be taken by Graham Whitehouse.

NC Museum of Natural Sciences Wet Collections Tour

Meet in 102 Sullivan Hall
Friday, March 23
2:30 PM
Take a tour of the Museum’s fascinating collection of specimens stored in their offsite facility where they are kept for protection and research purposes. It’s a building full of curiosities. There are 14 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required. Attendance will be taken by Jazzlyn Hill.

NCSU Dance presents: Panoramic Dance Project concert

Meet in 102 Sullivan Hall
Friday, March 23
7:15 PM
Enjoy a performance by the Panoramic Dance Project. There are 14 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required. Attendance will be taken by Bryana Polk. Please note: The performance begins at 8:00 PM at Stewart Theatre

Hemlock Bluffs Hike

Meet in 102 Sullivan Hall
Sunday, March 25
1:15 PM
Join the naturalists at Hemlock Nature Preserve for an enjoyable nature hike. Experience the park and get a glimpse of the wildlife. There are 14 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required. Attendance will be taken by Jamal Alexander.