Category: Arts and Sciences

Veritate Winds to perform March 16

Veritate Winds, the Stetson University faculty trio, will perform in a Chamber Recital, Friday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, located at 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Veritate Winds have received critical acclaim here and abroad. The trio is composed of Stetson School of Music faculty members: Dr. Ann Adams, oboe; Dr. Lynn […]

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The impacts of hydrofracking

Stetson Law students learned more about the impacts of hydrofracking during a Feb. 16 presentation about “Natural Gas Development and Hydrofracking: Environmental Risks and Legal Responses.” The fracking or hydraulic fracturing process involves pumping millions of gallons of water, sand, and toxic chemicals hundreds of feet underground to break up rock and release tiny pockets […]

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Cultural opportunities for March

Stetson University offers a full array of cultural opportunities open to the public, including concerts and operas by the School of Music, art exhibitions in the Homer and Dolly Hand Art Center, collections and exhibitions at the Gillespie Museum, theatre productions at Stover Theatre and public lectures. Free parking is available with easy access to […]

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Origins of American Judaism is topic

Stetson University presents the George H. Shriver Lectures: ‘Religion in American History – The Urban Origins of American Judaism’ with lecturer Deborah Dash Moore, the Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor of History at the University of Michigan and Director of the Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, on Tuesday, Feb. 28 and Wednesday, Feb. […]

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Protecting the coastal environment

On Thursday afternoon in Gulfport, Gary Lytton, the director of the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Naples, Fla., talked with Stetson Law students in the Great Hall about the struggle to protect the coastal environment and one of the few remaining undisturbed mangrove estuaries. Lytton discussed the tug-of-war between coastal development and environmental […]

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See ‘Lysistrata’ at Stover

Stetson University continues its 106th season with the classic Greek comedy Lysistrata, written by Aristophanes, Feb. 23 through 26, at Stover Theatre, located at 535 N. Florida Ave., on the DeLand campus. This bawdy comedy takes audiences on a hilarious journey as they watch a group of strong-willed wives stand up against their husbands in a creative […]

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Jupiter String Quartet to perform

In a guest recital sponsored by Stetson University’s School of Music and the Artists and Lecturers program, the internationally known Jupiter String Quartet will perform Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., on Stetson’s DeLand campus. The program will feature works by Ravel, Bartok and Mendelssohn. […]

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‘Memory, monologue, rant and prayer’

Stetson University’s chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) will host V-Day benefit performances, “A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer,” helping in the fight to end violence against women, Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 16, 17 and 18. The performances are open to the public and will take place at 8 p.m. […]

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‘Awful Poetry of War’

Noted author of Russian literature, Donna Orwin, will speak on “The Awful Poetry of War” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21, as part of the Stetson University Russian Studies Spring Lecture series. The program, which is open to the public, free of charge, will be held in room 122, Lynn Business Center, located at 345 […]

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Symphonic Band in concert

The Stetson University Symphonic Band, conducted by Bobby Adams, veteran music professor and director of bands in Stetson’s School of Music since 1987, will perform Friday, Feb. 10. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, located at 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. The concert will also feature Stetson […]

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Recital ‘Sounds New’

Stetson University will present the “Sounds New” Faculty Composers Recital, featuring three Stetson professors using innovative non-music objects to create original sounds. This recital will be held on Friday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd, DeLand. It will feature Stetson Music Professors Sydney Hodkinson, Manuel de Murga […]

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Women composers concert

The international women’s music fraternity, Eta Pi, and the Volusia County Alumnae Chapter (VCAC) of Sigma Alpha Iota, will present a benefit concert at Stetson University on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 3 p.m. in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. This event is open to the public with a suggested $10 donation. […]

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Photos from Sub-Saharan Africa

Photo essayist Brendan Bannon will visit Stetson University on Monday, Feb. 6, to give a presentation about his photographs documenting the plight of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa. Bannon’s presentation will be at 7 p.m. in the duPont-Ball Library, lower level, Room 25, accessed from the Nemec Courtyard on the north side of the library, […]

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Faculty recital: Kroumovitch, Rickman

Violinist Routa Kroumovitch and pianist Michael Rickman, both critically acclaimed professors in the Stetson University School of Music, will give a Faculty Recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, in Lee Chapel of Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. The concert will include works by Mozart, Gabriel Fauré, Beethoven and the Concert Fantasy on […]

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Emmy-winning alumnus to speak

Stetson University’s School of Music and Office of Career Development will present Daytime Emmy Award winner Wesley Whatley in a special lecture Monday, Feb. 6, 3:30-5:30 p.m. The presentation, “If You Can Make It There: The Business of Making It in the Big Apple,” will take place in Presser Hall, Room 132, 419 N. Woodland Blvd., […]

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Dancing with ‘Emotions’

Stetson University’s Gender Studies Program will present “Untold Stories: A Closer Look,” a performance by Emotions Dance Company, on Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The performance will be held in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, and is free and open to the public. Untold Stories originally premiered in […]

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It’s a ‘Cellobration’

J.S. Bach will do battle with Michael Jackson in a spirited concert featuring the Stetson University Cello Choir in concert Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. “Cellobration” will be held in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Stetson cello professor David Bjella will lead 12 cellists in a variety of compositions, […]

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Guitar concert Feb. 3

Stetson University’s School of Music will present internationally renowned classical guitarist Stephen Robinson in concert on Friday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. Robinson will collaborate with a remarkable group of Stetson colleagues in performances of unusual combinations of instruments with guitar. Joining Robinson will be Routa Kroumovitch (violin), David Bjella (cello), Michael Rickman (piano), Lloyd […]

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ZAWA in concert

Stetson University will present ZAWA, a flute duo guest recital, on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m., in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. ZAWA is a renowned flute duo comprised of guest flutists, Jill Felber and Claudia Anderson, who have performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Brazil. ZAWA was […]

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Mascot John B. a big hit

The Stetson University family welcomed the newest member into the fold on Friday night when John B., the new Athletics mascot, made his debut at the Edmunds Center. Shrouded in smoke, John B. made his first public appearance at halftime of the Hatters’ Atlantic Sun Conference basketball game against Florida Gulf Coast. With sirens blaring […]

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