Busy Wednesday at UW-Parkside, Parts 1-5
Part 1: Noon Concerts return
The UW-Parkside Noon Concert series resumes Wednesday, Feb. 20, with the Cecilia Trio and Guests. The music begins at noon in the acoustically perfect Frances Bedford Concert Hall of The Rita.
The Cecilia Trio is Ann LaMar Heidi on violin, Andre Nott on cello, and Fumi Nishikiori on harpsichord and piano. They are joined by violinist Angela Engstrom and Alvaro Garcia on viola. The 60-minute concert features works by Vivaldi, Mozart, Ravel, Sowash, and Piazzolla, and closes with the powerful Quintet in A, Op. 81 by Dvorak.
The entire concert schedule is available online.
Admission and parking in the lot adjacent to the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts & Humanities are free.
Noon Concerts are sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Music Department and the College of Arts & Humanities.
Part 2: Psychology of Wellness/Biology of Wellness
Wednesday, Feb. 20, at noon, explore "Wellness at UW-Parkside." That day, a three-member panel of experts addresses the Psychology of Wellness/Biology of Wellness. This NY Times-sponsored talk features:
- Michael Gurtman, Professor of Psychology, on "Subjective Well Being (a.k.a. Happiness),"
Steven Fleck, Associate Professor in Health, Exercise Science, and Sport Management addressing "Physical Activity and Health: Is Exercise Medicine?" and
- Fabian Preuss, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, on "Sleepless in America"
The program takes place in the Faculty/Staff Lounge, Wyllie 247 in the UW-Parkside Library. Lunch is provided by the New York Times.
The panel precedes the Monday, Feb. 25, start of the Ranger Wellness program. This is not a diet program or extreme fitness routine but a fun, informative way to improve overall health and wellness. More information is available online.
Part 3: Black History Month Speak Out
UW-Parkside's celebration of Black History Month continues with Music Professor Dr. James B. Kinchen as the featured speaker. The program, titled "Renaissance to Revival" is Wednesday, Feb. 20. Dr. Kinchen's courses on African American music help revive the culture for his students by acquainting them with the contributions African American musicians have made to the evolution of our society.
In addition to his teaching, Dr. Kinchen serves as the university's director of choral activities. He is a recipient of the Stella Gray Teaching Award, UW-Parkside's top teaching honor, and the Faculty Distinguished Service Award.
The Black History Month Speak Out "Renaissance to Revival" begins at noon in the Walnut Room of the Student Center. Admission is free. This program is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the Chancellor's Area, and the Black Student Union.
Part 4: Global Lunch goes to Thailand
UW-Parkside Sociology/Anthropology Professor Kathleen Gillogly takes her Global Lunch Hour audience to Southeast Asia Wednesday, Feb. 20, at noon. She will address "Environmental Sustainability Policy in Thailand: Global Systems, Thai Localism."
Professor Gillogly discusses Thai sustainability in terms of global environmental degradation and climate change in the context of that country's emphasis on localism rooted in self-sufficiency and resistance to globalization.
The program takes place in the Overlook Lounge, second floor of the UW-Parkside Library. Admission is free.
Part 5: S&FM Club welcomes Eric Snodgrass
The Sport & Fitness Management Club student organization welcomes Eric Snodgrass back to campus. A UW-Parkside graduate, Eric currently serves as Manager of Sales for the Lakeshore Chinooks professional baseball team. He will give student his insights into the business of sports. The program is in room L153 of the Sports and Activity Center.