“Take the Air,” Finals Begin, De-stress Fest
“Take the Air,” Finals Begin, De-stress Fest
Campus creates outdoor stage for dance-music collaboration; finals start Tuesday—de-stress with therapy dogs, massages, games, and more
students tie dyeing clothing during Welcome Week

First, Fun. Then, Finals.

Join Student Affairs on Friday to celebrate the end of classes. The day starts with the Multicultural Festival at 2:00 p.m. in the Wallwork courtyard, followed by STATIC’s cookout at 5:00 p.m. outside the HUB and on Zoom. Activities close with a special Meetup at 8:00 p.m. in the Folger Student Center. Events are free and open to all.
graphic featuring a Bill Nye portrait and his name

The Science Guy

STATIC presents science educator and TV personality Bill Nye live via Zoom on Saturday at 8:00 p.m. The event is free, and no registration is required. Questions for Nye may be submitted through STATIC.
Thursday, April 29
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Co-op Store. Sell your textbooks, even if purchased elsewhere, through May 7.
5:00–6:00 p.m., DiCicco Hall, Cogswell 121. A limited audience will be permitted for this master’s conducting recital.
6:00–7:00 p.m., Zoom. Discuss moving back home, working over the summer, reconnecting with friends, taking summer courses, and more. Register.
Friday, April 30
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10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Zoom. This event features guest speakers, student research presentations, a panel on master’s degree opportunities, and more. 
2:00–4:00 p.m., Wallwork courtyard. Celebrate diverse students and organizations with the Student Government Association and Residence Hall Association.
3:00–4:30 p.m., Zoom. Get a sneak peak at IUP’s new content management system, Cascade CMS. Note that this is an overview, not a training.
5:00–8:00 p.m., HUB front patio, Zoom. Join STATIC for food, games, music, tie dyeing, and more. Or, join online for games and other activities.
7:30–8:30 p.m., DiCicco Hall, Cogswell 121, YouTube. Greg Chenoweth ’09, Trombone Studio alumnus, will perform before a live, public audience and via livestream.
8:00–11:00 p.m., Folger Student Center. Need to escape end-of-year stress? Come to the Meetup for all the regular fun—and be part of the MCSLE Mosaic. Art supplies are provided; you bring the creativity.
8:00–9:00 p.m., Zoom. For those with an interest in math. Contact Tim Flowers, faculty advisor, flowers@iup.edu, or Mikayla Dokos, president, sdmw@iup.edu.
9:30–11:00 p.m., Zoom. Get your card and the Zoom link by 4:00 p.m. on game day by emailing atod-oasis@iup.edu.
Saturday, May 1
10:30–11:30 a.m., Gorell Recital Hall. String Project students will play solo and ensemble works. Admission is free.
2:00–4:00 p.m., YouTube. Heidi Lucas, horn, and Henry Wong Doe, piano, will perform via livestream. 
2:00–4:00 p.m., campus locations. This collaboration will feature IUP Dance Theater members, student musicians, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater students, and more. Performances are at five outdoor locations within walking distance.
7:00–9:00 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, YouTube. Featuring IUP’s Jazz Band, led by James Flowers (soloist), and Jazz Ensemble, led by Kevin Eisensmith, this event will be livestreamed and performed before a live, IUP-only audience.
8:00–10:00 p.m., Zoom. STATIC presents everyone’s favorite Science Guy, live via Zoom. See above.
Sunday, May 2
1:00–5:00 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, YouTube. IUP’s Wind Ensemble will take the stage at 1:00, and the Symphony Orchestra will follow at 3:00. This concert will be performed before a live, public audience and via livestream.
2:00–3:00 p.m., across Oakland Avenue from the Oak Grove. Department of Art and Design faculty and students will transform this traffic island into an island oasis with works made from post-consumer cardboard. 
Monday, May 3
Last day of classes for spring 2021
These changes for fall 2020 are due in the Office of the Registrar. 
Tuesday, May 4
Exams run through Friday.
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., Folger Student Center. Therapy dogs, chair massages, tarot card readings, games, crafts, snacks, and more will be here to help you through the first day of finals.
Wednesday, May 5
Day two of final exams, which run through Friday
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