Saturday, April 1: Beginning at 9 a.m., FMU will host an Open House for prospective students and their parents in the McNair Science Building lobby. Following a continental breakfast and registration, welcome will be at 9:30 a.m. Information sessions, and opportunities to meet with professors, university administrators, students and alumni will follow. To register for an Open House, or for more information about the university, call the FMU Office of Admissions at 843-661-1235.
Tuesday, April 4: Novelist Percival Everett, will be on campus to visit English classes and give a reading/lecture that night at 7:30 p.m. in the Cauthen Educational Media Center auditorium.
Tuesday, April 4: First Tuesday Arts Event, Broadway Concert: FMU faculty members, Glen Gourley, Sue Orr & Sharon Wyche, vocalists, 7:45 p.m., Adele Kassab Recital Hall, Hyman Fine Arts Center.
April 4-21: FMU Art Gallery Series: Exhibits by FMU Drawing & Painting students, gallery open 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, Smith University Center Gallery.
April 4-May 6: FMU Art Gallery Series, Richard Rose: "The Metaphorical House," Traditional and Digital Prints, gallery open 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday, Hyman Fine Arts Center.
Wednesday, April 5: The University Chamber Jazz & Jazz Express Spring Concert, 8 p.m., McNair Science Building Auditorium.
Tuesday, April 11: Victor Nunez's Ulee's Gold, Cinema 2000 Film Series, 3:30 & 8 p.m., Cauthen Educational Media Center Lecture Hall, 114.
April 12-15: University Theatre presents David Ive's All in the Timing, 8 p.m., Fine Arts Theatre, Hyman Fine Arts Center. Call the FMU Theatre Box Office at 843-661-1365 for seating availability.
April 13: FMU's First lecture on victims of assault: 4 p.m., McNair Science Building auditorium; Dean Kilpatrick, Ph.D., from the Medical University of South Carolina, whose areas of expertise include assessment and treatment of criminal victimization and related mental health problems and psychological assessment of sexual assault perpetrators. A tree planting to honor survivors of sexual assault will take place at 3:15 p.m. on the lawn between the Stanton Academic Computing Center and the Hyman Fine Arts Center. A reception in the MSB lobby will follow the lecture. The event is free and open to the public. For more information call 843-661-1642.
Thursday-Friday, April 13-14: FMU Board of Trustees meet on campus.
Thursday-Friday, April 13-14: Dr. John Temple from Mary Washington University will visit FMU to speak to the Science Colloquium on April 13 at 3:45 p.m. in the Leatherman Science Facility, Room 102. Call Peter King at 843-661-1399 for more information.
Monday, April 17: Ms. FMU Pageant, 8 p.m., McNair Science Building Auditorium.
Tuesday, April 18: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., EARTH DAY 2000 celebration on campus. For more information, call 843-661-1411. The events are free and the public is invited.
Tuesday, April 18: Patrice Leconte's Ridicule, Cinema 2000 Film Series, 3:30 & 8 p.m., Cauthen Educational Media Center Lecture Hall, 114.
Tuesday, April 18: Concert: The University Concert & Show Choirs, 8 p.m., Adele Kassab Recital Hall, Hyman Fine Arts Center.
Thursday, April 20: Concert: The University Wind Symphony, 8 p.m., McNair Science Building Auditorium.
Thursday, April 20: Academic Awards Day, 7 p.m. Cauthen Educational Media Center, Room 114.
April 24-May 6: FMU Art Gallery Series, Exhibits by FMU Ceramics & 3-D Design Students, gallery open 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, Hyman Fine Arts Center. FMU Senior Exhibits by Stephanie O'Neal, Curt Mattes, Joel Perry, Adrel Langley, gallery open 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, Smith University Center Gallery.