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This Week at Ferris (Nov. 9-15)

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Week two of November is packed with events for the University community.

A major focus of the week is on veterans. Wednesday, Nov. 11 is Veterans Day – an opportunity for people to think of and salute men and women who have given so much to the country through military service.

The week also includes a series of lectures by the history faculty, the home regular-season finale for the nationally-ranked Bulldog football team and the resident appreciation event at the Saturday football game against Walsh.

Here are the rest of the highlighted events:

Monday, Nov. 9

*Last Day to Drop: Partial Semester F*

*World War II Propaganda Posters*

10 a.m., FLITE 108 – SafeAssign Workshop

3 p.m., University Center, Room 203 – This Week in History, Presented by Jana Pisani: “Keep the Home Fires Burning”

4:30 p.m., University Center, Room 203 – This Week in History, Presented by Tracy Busch: “It was Her War, Too: Comparing Soviet and American Experience in World War II”

7 p.m., University Center, Room 202 – Five Star Event

Tuesday, Nov. 10

3 p.m., University Center, Room 203 – This Week in History, Presented by Gary Huey: “On the Homefront”

4 p.m., UCB 202B – This Week in History: World War II Veterans Panel

6 p.m., IRC 120 – “Connected by Coffee” Documentary Screening Q&A

6:30 p.m., University Center – Student Government General Assembly Meeting

Wednesday, Nov. 11

*Veterans Day*

11 a.m., FLITE 408 – Fireside Chats: Blackboard Collaborate

3 p.m., University Center, Room 203 – This Week in History, Presented by Kimn Carlton-Smith: “The African American Experience of World War II”

Thursday, Nov. 12

11 a.m., Ferris Art Gallery – WWII Propaganda Posters Exhibit Talk

2:30 p.m., Science Lab 231 – Birch Bark Craft Workshop

3 p.m., University Center, Room 203 – This Week in History, Presented by Christian Peterson: “Tough Choices: The Road to Pearl Harbor and the U.S. atomic bombing of Japan”

6 p.m., Ferris Art Gallery – Art Gallery Reception/Presentation – “The Persuasive Powers of Propaganda”

8 p.m., Williams Auditorium – FSU Symphony Band Fall Concert

Friday, Nov. 13

10 a.m., FLITE 405 – Integrated Course Design Workshop

11 a.m., West Campus Community Center – SWC Parent Academy

7 p.m., The Sawmill – This Week in History: 1940s Decade Dance

Saturday, Nov. 14

12 p.m., Top Taggart Field – Bulldog Football hosts Walsh

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12 p.m., Top Taggart Field – Resident Appreciation Event at Football Game


For a complete list of this week’s campus activities, visit the University Events Calendar.


PHOTO CAPTION: Pictured is Ferris Football Head Coach Tony Annese during the Bulldogs 49-39 win over Northern Michigan University in Marquette. Annese and the Bulldogs host their regular-season finale on Saturday, Nov. 14 against Walsh. Photo is by Kevin T. McDermott.