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Friday, February 15, 2013

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-- Alpha Psi Omega, the theater honorary fraternity, is thrilled to announce Love is Still a Drag for a one-night-only performance on Feb. 15 in the Massey Theater. RMU's most beautiful drag queens will perform live some of the most tender, electifying and emotional standards of the Broadway stage for your delight and amusement. Tickets are $5 at the door and will partly benefit the Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh.

YOU'RE INVITED

-- The 24th Annual Teaching Economics Conference takes place through tomorrow, Feb. 16.

-- You are invited to the reception of Rooney International Visiting Scholar, Sunny Dooley, on Monday, Feb. 18, at 2:30 p.m. in the Wheatley Cafe, where light refreshments will be served.  For the past 30 years, Dooley has worked as a storyteller, folklorist and cultural consultant – collecting, learning and retelling the oral tradition of the Diné Hozhojii Hané (Navajo Blessingway stories). These stories present the world view of the Diné people and detail their relationship with the landscape of the Four Corners area. She has shared these traditional stories with the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian, the Denver Arts Museum, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, the Rhode Island School of Design (RISDI) and programs sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trust. Dooley is the second member of the Navajo Nation to be invited to RMU as a Visiting Rooney Scholar. Please RSVP Rick Moslen at moslen@rmu.edu.

-- The Media Arts Gallery in Wheatley Center features Printing Magic through Feb. 21. The exhibition features work by winners of the Graphic Arts Association's Neographics design competition.

-- A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 2,at 10:30 a.m. for RMU Mathematics Professor Mark Ciancutti, who died in November. The service will take place in Rogal Chapel. Please RSVP to Linda Erb today, Feb. 15. Ciancutti received his Ph.D. in statistics from Carnegie Mellon University in 1981, and taught mathematics and statistics at Robert Morris University for 30 years, both downtown and on the Moon campus.  A number of faculty and friends will be sharing their recollections of Ciancutti. Light refreshments will be served following the service.

Athletics
Saturday, Feb. 16
Men's Lacrosse vs. UMBC (noon/Joe Walton Stadium/free admission)

Sign up in the stadium for a chance to take part in the Pittsburgh Lacrosse Store "Fastest Shot" Halftime Shootout

Women's Lacrosse vs. Detroit-Mercy (3 pm/Joe Walton Stadium/free admission)
Sign up in the stadium for a chance to take part in the RMU Lacrosse Halftime Shootout

Men's Hockey vs. #15 Niagara (7:05 pm/Island Sports Center-84 Lumber Arena/free admission)

Sign up in the arena for a chance to win $500 in the Clearview Federal Credit Union Empty Net Challenge

*VOTE FOR HOBEY!...*Three Colonial seniors are on the fan ballot for college hockey's top individual honor -- the 2013 Hobey Baker Memorial Award -- which will be given out right here in Pittsburgh on Friday, April 12 during Frozen Four week festivities. They are forward *Adam Brace*, goaltender *Eric Levine* and forward *Zach Hervato*. Phase I fan voting is going on right now until March 10. Visit www.hobeybakeraward.com to vote.

The Andy Toole Show comes to the Greensburg Buffalo Wild Wings this Monday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m.! Check out last week's show:


  

Tickets to RMU basketball are free for students, faculty, and staff. For other ticket prices, go to rmucolonials.com.

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