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  Events for February 16, 2018

Learn Tai Chi for Free with Master from China!

- Location: Multipurpose Room, 2nd floor, Joyce and Walton
(9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Tai Chi has been proven to be one of the world's best exercises, for your physical and mental health, learn Tai Chi with us! Taught by Master Fang, an award-winning martial art master from China, teaching us step by step, you will learn 24 forms, Qigong, and Yang Style Tai Chi.

The time is 9:00-10:00 every morning

The location will be on the second floor of Mclane Center, the multipurpose room.

Join the fun, no limitation of gender and age!

Join whenever you want or contact Charles Chen at Cheny@alfred.edu for further information!

February Women's and Gender Studies Roundtable

- Location: Judson Leadership Center
(12:20 PM - 1:10 PM)
The next Women's and Gender Studies Roundtable will be this Friday, February 16, from 12:20 pm - 1:10 pm in the Judson Leadership Center. The presenter will be Shakima M. Clency, Diversity Fellow for the Center for Student Involvement. Her topic will be "Women in Sports: The Highs and Lows of Inclusivity." In 2018, female athletes continue to face discrimination, oppression, and misrepresentation on and off the court. Through a brief overview of the history of women's involvement in sports, this presentation will highlight the severity of the challenges faced as well as the various ways that female athletes have triumphed personally and professionally. Come learn about the ways that the Williams sisters, Billie Jean King, Brittney Griner, Pat Summitt, and others continue to challenge cultural and gender norms while dominating in their respective sports.

The Women's and Gender Studies Roundtables are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. If you are interested in presenting at a roundtable next year, please contact Sandra Singer at fsinger@alfred.edu

Math Research talk by Kwadwo Antwi-Fordjour

- Location: Myers 228
(12:20 PM - 1:20 PM)
The Division of Mathematics and Computer Science is pleased to announce a research talk by Kwadwo Antwi-Fordjour, a candidate for the tenure-track position in mathematics. Dr. Antwi-Fordjour’s talk will take place on Friday, February 16, from 12:20 pm - 1:10 pm in Room 228 of Myers Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend. Title: "Modeling the Dynamics of a Fresh-Water Organism with Systems Containing Exponential Powers" Abstract: This talk is devoted to study one of the famous models in biological spatial pattern formation. Modeling the head formation of a fresh water organism known as the hydra is considered using systems of differential equations containing exponential powers. Typical experiments on hydra involve removing parts of the head region and transplanting it to other parts of the body column. A new head will form under certain conditions. I will show numerically that solutions to this system exist locally. Numerical simulations using MATLAB based on finite difference methods are used to graphically show the solution profiles of the system.

The Community Table Fish Fry Friday Pop-Up

- Location: The Community Table, Second Floor of Powell
(4:00 PM - 6:00 PM)
Join us at The Community Table (second floor of Powell) for Fish Fry Friday! Eat in or take out! 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

On the Menu:
Fish fry (beer-battered or broiled)
Baked potato
Coleslaw
Steamed broccoli
Cornbread

Single dinners are $9.95.
Four-pack family dinners are $32.95.

Cash, credit, dining dollars, or fiat bux.

We are also accepting pre-orders! Call 871-2285 or email snyderhg@alfred.edu.

AU Dance Theater: An Evening of Dance

- Location: Miller Theater
(8:00 PM - 9:15 PM)
Join the Division of Performing Arts for 'An Evening of Dance'

This year 'An Evening of Dance' features 38 Alfred University students performing in the works of 4 student choreographers: Reed Mclean, Leanne Stephan, Briana Van Dorpe, and Marc Widerman, AU Dance faculty: D. Chase Angier and Colleen Culley, and this year's Marlin Miller guest artist: Nicole Stanton.

Show times: Thursday, February 15 at 8:00 pm Friday, February 16 at 8:00 pm Saturday, February 17 at 8:00 pm