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Friday, May 4, 2012
NEWS

-- PNC Bank presents Pat Metheny Unity Band with Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez and Ben Williams, a production of Robert Morris University in cooperation with MCG Jazz, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, on the Nicholson Center lawn. Tickets are on sale now and start at $20. Tickets can be purchased online starting April 26 at mcgjazz.org or by calling the box office at 412-322-0800. Winner of 18 Grammy Awards, jazz guitarist Pat Metheny is considered one of the brightest stars in the jazz community. Throughout his career he has continued to re-define his genre by utilizing new technology and constantly working to involve the improvisational and sonic potential of his instrument.

-- Auditions for Colonial Theatre's summer production of The Music Man take place at 7 p.m. May 29-30 at Massey Theater. Please bring 32 bars of a musical theater song. The performance will take place the final weekend in July. All roles are open.

-- A reminder to faculty and staff working at this weekend's commencement ceremonies to bring your Freedom Card and be prepared to show it to security personnel to gain access to restricted areas.

EDITOR'S NOTES

-- The Minuteman is now on its summer publication schedule and will only be published bi-weekly. The next Minuteman will be published May 18. The normal publication schedule will resume August 24.

-- The award-winning RMU video  Israel: A Deeper Meaning was produced with the support of the Center for Global Engagment. That information was originally reported incorrectly in last week's Minuteman.

*WELLNESS TIP* Chew your calories, don't drink them. Limit your intake of sweetened soft drinks. Choose water and low calorie drinks. Mix juices with seltzer water for a low calorie option.

EVENTS

 Below is a sampling of upcoming events. For other events,  go to http://www.rmu.edu/events/CampusEvents.

Through May 11, Gold Show
  
Athletics
Friday, May 4
(2012 Northeast Conference Men's Lacrosse Championship: Semifinals)
#1 Robert Morris vs. #4 Mount St. Mary's (5:30 pm/Joe Walton Stadium)
#2 Bryant vs. #3 Quinnipiac (8:30 pm/Joe Walton Stadium)
-Tickets available at the gate ($8 adults; $4 under 18 years old/65 and over; free age 10 and under; free with NEC school student ID); call 412-397-4949 for youth team discount
-One ticket gets you both games! Also, sign up to take part in the Pittsburgh Lacrosse Store Halftime Showcase during both games!
 
Sunday, May 6 (2012 Northeast Conference Men's Lacrosse Championship: Final)
#1 RMU or #4 MSM vs. #2 BU or #3 QU (1:00 pm/Joe Walton Stadium)
-Tickets available at the gate ($8 adults; $4 under 18 years old/65 and over; free age 10 and under; free with NEC school student ID); call 412-397-4949 for youth team discount
-Sign up to take part in the Pittsburgh Lacrosse Store Halftime Showcase!

LOOKING AHEAD: For the second year in a row, RMU will host the Northeast Conference softball championship by virtue of its 2012 NEC regular season title. An automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament will be on the line at the North Athletic Complex May 10-12. Stay tuned for ticket, participating team and game time information!

AND IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT TO MOON TOWNSHIP THE NEXT TWO WEEKENDS...You can catch live video of all the NEC men's lacrosse and softball championship games for free courtesy of the Pack Network at www.northeastconference.tv!