March to October 2019 - Art and Performances | In the Community | Lectures and Symposiums | Campus Traditions
Object-As-Action: A Wilson MFA Exhibition
Now through April 30
Cooley Gallery, John Stewart Memorial Library
Stop by the Cooley Gallery and marvel at two and three- dimensional creations by Wilson’s MFA students, faculty and alumni.
Lunch with Sarah
March 25, Noon
Jensen Dining Hall
Wilson students will officially mark the signing of the college charter, which occurred on March 24, 1869. This fun, casual celebration will take place over the lunch hour with students re-enacting the roles of Sarah Wilson and the Revs. Tryon Edwards and James W. Wightman
Food and the Senses: Sensory Science and the Evaluation of Food
March 25, Noon
Lenfest Learning Commons, John Stewart Memorial Library
Jacob Lahne will introduce the physiology and psychology of how humans perceive flavor and the methods and theories behind the sensory evaluation of food. He will also share results of his current sensory research program, focusing on the flavors of fermented and distilled products. Enjoy this “taste and tell”— the next installment of our Common Hour: Food Matters programming.
Women’s History Month Lecture: First Ladies and American Women
March 26, 2 p.m.
Patterson Board Room, Laird Hall
Unelected, but expected to act as befits her office, the first lady has what Pat Nixon called “the hardest unpaid job in the world.” Join Jill Abraham Hummer, associate professor of political science and author of First Ladies and American Women: In Politics and at Home, for an exploration of how each modern first lady has been intimately linked with the roles, rights and responsibilities of American women. Reception to follow in Patterson Lounge.
Juried Student Art Exhibition
March 27–April 26
Bogigian Gallery, Lortz Hall
Join faculty and staff for this annual juried undergraduate art exhibition. An opening reception will be held March 27 from 4:30-6 p.m.
Accepted Student Day
Accepted students visit campus to meet fellow classmates and get to know all that is Wilson. Student development, admissions and academic affairs staff will be on hand to host information sessions about campus life and academics. Visit wilson.edu/visit for details and to register.