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bfa flyerThe Sonoma State University Art Gallery presents the 2016 BFA exhibition, featuring work from students graduating this year with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The exhibition runs April 28 through May 21 with a free reception held at the University Art Gallery on Thursday, April 28, 5-7 p.m.

David StrohHow can we harness the cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and spiritual dimensions of systems thinking to catalyze social change? Author David Peter Stroh brings his extensive experience as an organizational and community consultant to answer these questions in a talk at Sonoma State University on May 2, 7-9 p.m. in Darwin Hall, room 107.

hamlet posterWilliam Shakespeare's final exit from the World's Stage was April 23, 1616, and Sonoma State University is commemorating the 400th anniversary of his death with theatrical and musical performances.

students on earth dayEarth Day is April 22, and a student group at Sonoma State University is encouraging the campus community to start the celebration one day early with events scheduled throughout the day on Thursday, April 21.

rhoslyn jonesAcclaimed lyric soprano Rhoslyn Jones joins the Sonoma State University Symphony Orchestra for an evening of 'Musical Postcards' on May 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center.

charmaz lecture flyerLoss of self commonly occurs among people who have suffered a devastating illness or injury. Many of them subsequently struggle to regain a valued self, but how do they do it? Sonoma State Sociology Professor Kathy Charmaz discusses this and other questions in a powerful lecture, "Losing and Regaining a Valued Self," on Tuesday, April 26 at noon in the Student Center Ballroom.

laurence shoupSonoma State University welcomes activist and author Laurence Shoup in the Student Center Ballroom on Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. to discuss his new book, "Wall Street's Think Tank: The Council on Foreign Relations and the Empire of Neoliberal Geopolitics, 1979-2014."

disability awareness logoApril is Disability Awareness Month, and Sonoma State University is offering several events sponsored by Disability Services for Students in collaboration with other departments. All events are free and open to all faculty, staff and students.

it's on us ssu badgeSonoma State University has joined hundreds of universities across the nation in taking the "It's On Us" pledge, Vice President Joe Biden's campaign against sexual assault on college campuses.

trionavarro.pngViolinist Philip Santos and violist Marcel Gimperli join the Navarro Trio Sunday, April 3 at 2 p.m. in Schroeder Hall at Sonoma State University's Green Music Center to perform two masterpieces of Russian chamber music: the piano quintets of Anton Arensky and Sergei Taneyev.

art show flyerSonoma State University's annual Juried Student Exhibition opens in the University Art Gallery with a free public reception Wednesday, March 30, 5-7 p.m. and will be on view through Sunday, April 24.

nin solis and jill andersonThey were brought here as children by families in search of a better life, but were deported or returned voluntarily back to Mexico as adults. Upon returning, the 26 subjects of the 2014 book "Los Otros Dreamers" found themselves outsiders in their "native" country, many longing to return to the English-speaking land they grew up calling home. On Monday, April 4, DREAMers Club de Sonoma State University hosts a panel discussion with members of that group of 26 in the Student Center ballroom at 4 p.m.

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