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Fiction writer Karin Lin-Greenberg, author of Faulty Predictions, will share excerpts from that work on Thursday, Oct. 30. The reading, which is free and open to the public, begins at 4 p.m. in Room 244 of Kauke Hall (400 E. University).

The Wooster Symphony Orchestra will present the first concert of the season this Saturday, October 25, beginning at 7:30 pm in McGaw Chapel. The student/faculty/community orchestra will perform Dance Rhythms (Wallingford Riegger), The Unanswered Question (Ives), Diversions for Orchestra (Irving Fine), Divertisements (Martino), and An American in Paris (Gershwin). Seating is "open" for this concert,and tickets can be purchased at the door beginning at 6:30 pm that evening. COW faculty, staff, students, and retirees are free with ID.

Don't miss the final Fall Academy of Religion Lecture Series this week. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, October 22nd in Wishart Lean Lecture Room at 7:30pm.

WOOSTER, Ohio — Thomas Russo, managing member of Gardner, Russo, and Gardner, will present "Global Value Equity Investing" on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at The College of Wooster. His talk, which is part of the James R. Wilson lecture series, begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Wilson Governance Room in the lower level of the Scot Center (1267 Beall Ave.). Admission is free and open to the public. Russo, who works with companies that have strong global brands and significant growth potential in international markets, will share his insights on global value investing at the lecture.

Come join in the celebration of the festival of lights organized by the South Asia Committee! There' ll be socializing, Indian Snacks and SPARKLERS in the end! :) Reward yourself after a stressful week and learn about a new tradition! Dress Code: Traditional/ Smart Casuals 24 October at 6:00pm–8:00pm Next Week Babcock Dining Hall

The Department of Theatre and Dance box office opens Monday, October 20 for our season opener, SCAPIN, by Bill Irwin and Mark O'Donnell. Join us Thursday, October 30, Friday, October 31 or Saturday, November 1 at 7:30 pm for an evening of physical and verbal comedy sure to entertain young and old alike! Stop by the box office in Freedlander Theatre or call us at 330-263-2241 to reserve your tickets today! General admission $9; Senior Citizens, faculty and staff, and non-COW students $6; COW students FREE! We can't wait to see you at the theatre!!!

Bettina Arnold, professor of anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will present “Technology and Science in the Service of Archaeology: Burial and Society in Iron Age Southwest Germany” on Thursday, Oct. 23, at The College of Wooster. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7:30 p.m. in Room 105 of Scovel Hall. A reception with beverages and snacks will follow the presentation Additional information is available by phone (330-263-2474) or e-mail (

If you wish to vote by absentee ballot mailing in your home state, please contact the local board of elections in your home county. A web search of your local board of elections should give you specific instructions for the absentee ballot voting process. Please do this right away to ensure enough time to receive your ballot and return it to your local board of elections prior to the November 4 election.If you have any questions, you may contact Professor Denise Bostdorff or Dean Carolyn Buxton.

Professor Lofton is a historian of religion with a particular focus on the culture and intellectual history of the United States. She is the Professor of Religious Studies, American Studies, History, and Divinity, Director of Undergraduate Studies Religious Studies at Yale University. This public lecture will take place on Wednesday, October 22nd, 7:30 p.m. in Scovel Hall Room 105.

Susan Albers, Psy.D. Tuesday, November 4th from 11-12:00pm Lean Lecture Hall Dr. Albers is a psychology graduate of the College of Wooster and her most recent book is Eat Q: Unlock the Weight-Loss Power of Emotional Intelligence ( . She is a licensed clinical psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic specializing in eating issues, weight loss, body image concerns, and mindfulness. Dr. Albers has been on the Dr. Oz show and featured in numerous publications.

Dr. Paul Anderson is giving the 2014 Helen Murray Free Endowment Lectures on Thursday, October 23, in Wishart Hall, Lean Lecture Room. Technical Lecture, 11 AM, "A Retrospective Look at Drug Discovery." Public Lecture, 7:30 PM, "Challenges and Opportunities in the Pharmaceutical Industry." Dr. Anderson is a medicinal chemist with more than 40 years of research and management experience in the pharmaceutical industry. His research interests span neuroscience, infectious diseases and cardiovascular medicine.

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