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| Friday, October 11, 2013



2014 MCANDLESS SCHOLAR PRESENTS CERAMICS DEMONSTRATION: Daniel Johnston, potter and EMU’s 2014 McAndless Distinguished Scholar, will present an introductory demonstration and presentation on Monday, October 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the University Student Center Ballroom. All members of the EMU community, including classes if possible, are invited to attend.

Based in North Carolina, Johnston is widely regarded as an extraordinary young artist and entrepreneur who has created his own self-made lifestyle. He has been schooled through apprenticeships in the U.S. and England with Mark Hewitt and Clive Bowen, and through studies with native potters in Phon Bok, Thailand. See more on Johnston at Daniel Johnston Pottery. Johnston will return as the McAndless Scholar-in-Residence for the Winter 2014 term. For further information, please contact Diana Pancioli at dpancioli@emich.edu or call 487-1268.


BIG SEAN COMES TO THE CONVOCATION CENTER IN NOVEMBER: Detroit’s own Big Sean is ready to hit the stage at EMU’s Convocation Center on Wednesday, November 20. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show will start at 8 p.m. All ages are welcome. Tickets go on sale Friday October 11 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available online at www.emutix.com or by phone at 487-2282. 


PHOTO EXHIBIT IN REC/IM FEATURES LGBT ATHLETES: Photographer Jeff Sheng’s “Fearless” project begins its month long exhibition in EMUs Rec/IM facility through the end of October. The exhibit features photos of out lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered athletes. “Fearless” been appeared at over 50 high schools and colleges, ESPN World Headquarters, the Vancouver Olympic Games, and Nike World Headquarters, amongst others. The exhibit is free and is LBC Approved. Please direct any questions to equality_humanrights@emich.edu.

HISTORY OF TRACK AND FIELD EXHIBIT: The University Archives will be exhibiting a brief history of track and field at Eastern, in Halle Library on the third floor outside Archives until the end of the year. The exhibition takes a look at the evolution of the sport on campus, its athletes and coaching staff.


JUSTIN MOORE IS COMING TO THE CONVOCATION CENTER: Tickets will go on sale in February 2014 for the Justin Moore's "Off the Beaten Path" tour scheduled for Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the EMU Convocation Center. Also starring Randy Houser, with special guest John Thompson. For more information on Justin Moore visit www.moorejustinmusic.com.

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