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UR Weekly Roundup | Week of Jan. 23

<p>Photos by Madyson Fitzgerald and Ben Wasserstein.</p>

Photos by Madyson Fitzgerald and Ben Wasserstein.

As we approach the end of January, here are some events happening both on and off campus.

C-Suite: Paige Wilson

Tuesday 7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Paige Wilson is the founder of Naborforce, a platform designed to provide older people support with tasks like grocery shopping or transportation to social events. In the Ukrop Auditorium Tuesday morning, there is a networking breakfast and a conversation between Wilson and Professor of Management Richard Coughlan. 

Lunar New Year Dinner

Tuesday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

In the Heilman Dining Center, there is a special dinner to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit (or Cat). View the full menu here

More than Marie Curie: Centering Women in the History of Physics

Tuesday 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

The Physics department, Education department, History department and the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies program are hosting the Centering Women in the History of Physics Talk with guest speaker Joanna Behrman. Behrman is currently the Assistant Public Historian at the Center for History of Physics at the American Institute of Physics, where she is in charge of education and outreach projects. The event will highlight the stories of great female physicists throughout history and will take place at the Ukrop Auditorium. Register for tickets here.

Purely Platonic Speed Dating

Thursday 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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Join the Black Student Alliance at the Whitehurst Living Room Thursday evening for some speed dating and opportunities to make new friends.

The NeverEnding Story

Saturday 10 a.m.

Looking for a bit of nostalgia? Go see The NeverEnding Story showing at the Byrd Theatre this Saturday. After hiding from bullies at school, Bastian Bux finds a book about a world called Fantasia which is slowly falling to an evil force. The young warrier, Atreyu, is given the task of saving the world. Tickets are $5. 


Tuesday to Sunday

Set in 1962 Baltimore, Maryland, Hairspray is an award-winning musical comedy following the journey of teenager Tracy Turnblad as she pursues her dream of dancing on a local television show and becoming a star. Catch the show this week at the Altria Theater, with tickets starting at $41.50.

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