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Two Gallery Openings

The “Redux: Repurposed Materials” Gallery will open Friday Oct. 26 with an opening reception on Thursday Oct. 25 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. The display will be in DuPont Gallery and admission is free.

The “Contemporary Work in Fiber” Gallery will also open Friday Oct. 26 with an opening reception on Thursday Oct. 25 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. The display will be in the Ridderhof Martin Gallery with free admission.

The “Redox: Repurposed Materials” Gallery will run through Nov. 30, while the “Contemporary Work in Fiber” Gallery will run through Dec. 7, according to EagleEye.


Congressional Debate

Republican Representative Rob Wittman, Democratic Representative Adam Cook and Independent Representative Gail Parker will participate in the First District Congressional Debate on Monday Oct. 29, according to EagleEye. The debate will be in Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall, from 7:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Admission is free.


“Into the Woods”

Opening night of the production, “Into the Woods,” will be Nov. 1 in Klein Theater. The production will run weekly, Thursday through Saturday until Nov. 17. Admission is $24 for the general public, $20 for students and $10 for students, faculty and staff with a UMW ID, according to EagleEye.


Professors in the News

Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Mathematics Keith Mellinger’s article, “The de Bruijn-Erdos Theorem for Hypergraphs,” was published in the Designs, Codes and Cryptography journal.

Douglas Sanford, a historic preservation professor, was published in the Journal of Middle Atlantic Archaeology for his article, “Towards an Archaeology of Urban Slavery: Contextual Predictions.”

Scott Powers, an associate professor of French, co-authored the ninth edition French language textbook, Interaction: Langue et Culture.

Ben LaBreche, assistant professor of English, linguistics and communication, was accepted for publication in Vol. 53 of Milton Studies for his article “‘The Wheat From the Tares’: Areopagitica and the Limits of Pluralism,” according to EagleEye.

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, presented a lecture in Finland on Oct. 16. The lecture was given at the Finnish Institute for International Affairs in Helsinki, Finland, and was titled “The 2012 Presidential Election Campaign: Polls, Money and the Media,” according to EagleEye.

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