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      2018 Graduate Expo

      Wednesday, Feb. 14, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., and Thursday, Feb. 16, 4 – 6 p.m.
      Where: Main Campus, University Center Atrium

      Graduating students will have the opportunity to enjoy refreshments, connect with other students, connect with important campus officers, and experience a "one-stop" shopping for their graduation needs. The students can receive information about the commencement process, reserve a cap and gown, schedule or take senior class portraits, order a class ring, have a resume reviewed by Career Services, and more.

      Black History Month "Same Roots Different Soil"

      When: Thursday, Feb. 15, 7:15 – 8:30 p.m.
      Where: Main Campus, University Center Room C

      The Black Student Union is hosting several events for Black History Month in February. On Feb. 15, the student group is inviting the campus community to a program called "Same Roots Different Soil" to discuss the impact of slavery and how it changed DNA in America.

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      Widener University Recital Series

      Sunday, Feb. 18, 3 p.m.
      Where: Main Campus, Kapelski Recital Hall

      RSVP: Reservations are encouraged, but not required. To reserve your spot, email and include the concert date in the subject line.

      The Widener University Recital Series, now in its second season, brings world-renowned musicians to Widener students and the community. The first set of performers in the series will be Manhattan Brass on Feb. 18. For over 25 years, Manhattan Brass has been known for innovative programming, eye-opening repertoire, and commitment to educating audiences of all ages about live music and the brass idiom.

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      School of Business Administration High School Girls Workshop

      Thursday, Feb. 22 and Friday, Feb. 23, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
      Where: Main Campus, Lathem Hall

      RSVP:Register in advance.

      Widener's School of Business Administration will host two free academic workshops for high school girls. The "Women Helping Women" workshops are designed to simulate life as a business student and give participants an idea of career opportunities in the field. The workshops are sponsored by Boeing and UPS.


      Tour of Philadelphia's Connections to France

      Saturday, Feb. 24, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
      Where: Depart and Return from Wolfgram Memorial Library Circle

      RSVP: To reserve your seat, bring a $5 deposit to Richard Hopkins (Kapelski 313) or Stephanie Schechner (Freedom 221). You get the money back on the day of this free event.

      All Widener ungraduate students are invited on a guided bus tour of Philadelphia, with a self-guided visit to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Assistant Professor of History Richard Hopkins and Professor of French Stephanie Schechner will lead a tour of the history, architectural and aesthetic connections between France and Philadelphia. Snacks and a box lunch catered by Aramark are included.

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      Philadelphia Speaker Series – Rick Steves

      Monday, Feb. 26, 1 p.m. (on campus) and 8 p.m. (in Philadelphia)
      Where: Main Campus, University Center Webb Room and Kimmel Center in Philadelphia

      RSVP: Email Candi Caporale

      Author, television host and European travel guide Rick Steves will speak and answer questions on campus on Feb. 26. His visit will coincide with his appearance at the Philadelphia Speaker Series that night. Steves advocates smart, affordable, perspective-broadening travel. He hosts the public television series "Rick Steves' Europe" and is the best-selling author of more than 50 European travel books.

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