Calendar: April 25 to April 28
Remembrance: From noon to 1 p.m. at the A.D. Bruce Religion Center, the annual memorial service, UH Day of Remembrance, for members of the UH community who passed away in 2012 will take place.
Intramural sports: Starting at 1 p.m. at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center, intramural sports will host its version of the NFL Draft Combine. Admission to this event is free.
Breaking the Silence: From 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Room 124 at the Classroom Business Building, Impact Congo Students Association presents its first “Breaking the Silence” lecture with guest speaker Kambale Musavuli. The event is aiming to educate students and faculty on what is being called “Africa’s World War,” a conflict that has taken the lives of 6 million people, with countless women being raped since 1996 in the D. R. Congo. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided.
Reforming Mexico’s Oil Sector: From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Room 328 at the Classroom and Busineess Building, the CICS Spring Mini Conference “Reforming Mexico’s Oil Sector” roundtable discussion with four noted experts: Duncan Wood, director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center; David Enrique, energy lawyer at Goodrich Riquelme y Asociados; Eduardo Andrade Iturribarria, corporate director at Iderdrola; and Ricardo Colmenter, regional general council at Weatherford International, will take place. Admission to this event is free with an RSVP, and lunch will be provided.
Opening Reception: From 6 to 9 p.m. at the Blaffer Art Museum, the UH School of Art annual student exhibition opening reception will be held. Admission to this event is free.
Dance Works: From 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Wortham Theatre, whether you’re a dance aficionado or a dance newbie, you’ll enjoy this annual show featuring contemporary works by faculty and guest artists with our pre-professional dance company, the UH Dance Ensemble. Student tickets are $10.
As You Like It: From 8 to 10 p.m. at the Quintero theater, a play by William Shakespeare, directed by Sara Becker will display Shakespeare’s perennial crowd pleaser. This comedy includes mistaken identity, cross dressing, wrestling, fools, snakes and lions. Rosalind and her cousin Celia flee the dangerous court and travel into the mysterious Forest of Arden, kicking off a grand adventure that changes everyone involved. Student tickets are $10.
Dionysia: From 8 to 10 p.m. in the Rockwell Pavilion of the M.D. Anderson Memorial Library, Dionysia 2013 presents an adaptation of “The Iliad,” Homer’s classic tale of war and suffering, entitled “Ilium.” Jen Sommers of the School of Theatre and Dance choreographs and directs, with music composed and conducted by Moores School of Music vocal performance major Alyssa Weathersby. An RSVP is recommended.
March of Dimes: From 9 to 11 a.m. at the corner of Cullen Boulevard and Elgin Street, UH will serve as the host site for this year’s March for Babies walk, one of the most successful walking events in the area. This will mark the 17th year that UH will participate, bringing more than 30,000 participants to campus. UH’s is the nation’s largest and best-attended walk site, and last year, its volunteer team ranked No. 25 among the top 100 teams in the Houston area.