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Friday, April 25, 2014
Albion College Events Calendar

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Isaac Symposium: Climate Expert Richard Alley

Richard AlleyNobel laureate Richard Alley presents an eye-popping and thought-provoking look at climate change as Albion College's 2014 Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote speaker, capping the 25th annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium.

Alley takes the stage at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in Albion College's Goodrich Chapel.

Teacher, researcher, author and Nobel laureate Richard Alley is Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences and associate of the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute at The Pennsylvania State University. He studies the great ice sheets to aid in prediction of future changes in climate and sea level. He chaired the National Research Council’s Panel on Abrupt Climate Change and as a participant in the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, Alley has advised presidential and U.S. senate panels and served as a trusted expert to the general public. He is presenter for PBS' Earth: The Operators’ Manual and wrote the popular account of climate change and ice cores, The Two-Mile Time Machine, named Phi Beta Kappa’s science book of the year in 2001.

The Symposium opens Wednesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Towsley Lecture Hall/Norris 101, as environmental policy analyst Hugh McDiarmid, '84, gives the Symposium's Alumni Lecture.

From 8 a.m. through 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, nearly 100 Albion students will present research papers and other scholarship during the Elkin R. Isaac Research Symposium. The Symposium honors alumnus "Ike" Isaac, '48, who served for 25 years at Albion as a coach, professor and athletic director. Isaac later taught and served as athletic director for the University of the Pacific. The Symposium was established in 1991 by Isaac's former students and team members.

All Symposium events are free and open to the public. For further information, see the Symposium Web page, http://www.albion.edu/isaac, or contact Symposium coordinator Michael VanHouten at mvanhouten@albion.edu or 517/629-0382.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 7:00 pm
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Charles Crupi Poetry Celebration

The Charles Crupi Poetry Celebration will celebrate both the winners of this year's Charles Crupi Poetry Contest, which is open to all high school students in the state of Michigan, and the incredible work of teaching poetry to young poets. Refreshments will precede and follow the recognition of poets and teachers.

Friday, April 25, 2014 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Randy Richardville

Randy Richardville, Michigan State Senate Majority Leader, will be on campus on Wednesday, April 30, to speak about civic engagement. The lecture begins at 7:00 pm in the Bobbitt Auditorium. Sponsored by the Ford Institute.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Baccalaureate Service

Friday, May 9, 7:30-9 p.m., Goodrich Chapel

A service for all seniors, their families, and guests. Dress is nice casual; you do not need to wear graduation robes. Join Interim President Frandsen, The Briton Singers, Euphonics and others in this deeply spiritual, intercultural and interfaith goodbye. A very intimate and special way to close out your time as a Brit, it will certainly bring the deeper meaning of your Albion College education into focus.

For more information, contact Rev. Daniel McQuown, College Chaplain, at chaplain@albion.edu or 517/629-0492.

Friday, May 09, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Public Observing

Join us on the roof of Palenske Hall and in our historical observatory in the Honors Building for star and planet viewing.

Rain date June 25

The Alvan Clark telescope is located near the center of the Albion College Quadrangle. Palenske Hall is located within the Science Complex on East Michigan Avenue, just east of Hannah Street.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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International Observe the Moon Night

Join us in our historical observatory in the Honors Building for lunar viewing.

The telescope will be open to the campus community and the public for viewing celestial objects, weather permitting.

The Alvan Clark telescope is located near the center of the Albion College Quadrangle.

Saturday, September 06, 2014 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Faculty/Academic Staff/Student Showcase

Please visit the Science Atrium and learn about the contributions, projects, and research, being conducted by Albion College faculty, staff, and students. 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Friday, September 12, 2014 9:00 am - 10:02 am
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Public Observing

Join us in our historical observatory in the Honors Building for star and planet viewing.

The telescope will be open to the campus community and the public for viewing celestial objects, weather permitting.

The Alvan Clark telescope is located near the center of the Albion College Quadrangle.

Friday, October 03, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Solar Observing

Join us on the roof of Palenske Hall for solar viewing.

The telescope will be open to the campus community and the public for viewing celestial objects, weather permitting.

Palenske Hall is located within the Science Complex on East Michigan Avenue, just east of Hannah Street.

Saturday, October 04, 2014 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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