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Tibetan monks visit university as part of annual cultural series

The Seifert-Mooney Foundation, in conjunction with the University Activities Board, is presenting “The Mystical Arts of Tibet,” a free week-long event on the Clarion University campus. The event is part of the Mary L. Seifert Cultural Series, “In God We Trust?” and is open to the public.
Tibetan monks started off the series of events with an opening ceremony on Monday, April 7. They will conclude the week with a closing ceremony on Sunday, April 13 in the Carlson Library, Level A.
Carlson Library’s art gallery is open at various times throughout the week in order to showcase a photo exhibit and other activities. Students and the public can take part in an Ernie the Eagle mandala sand painting in the gallery. Merchandise, including shirts, jewelry, fabric scrolls and ornate journals are also available for purchase.

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Poets respond to cultural series’ religious theme

Three poets, each of a different religion, presented their poetry and poems from others at Carlson Library Art Gallery Thursday April 3.
The event was a response to the Seifert Cultural Series, “In God We Trust?” Earlier in the day prior to the evening event, the poets read several poems and explained how their religious affiliations affected that poem, before taking questions from students.

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Earth Week to feature art show, contests, other activities

Coming up in less than a month is a worldwide holiday known to many as Earth Day, celebrated annually on April 22.
The Western Pennsylvania Bios Chapter of The Society for Conservation Biology will be holding its own, fifth annual weeklong celebration to promote conservation April 21-25. To kick off the Earth Week event, WPASCB is holding three contests, all of which are open to the public to participate in.
One of the contests is a poster design contest to advertise for the fifth annual Earth Week Art Show on April 25 that will be held at Grunenwald Center for Science and Technology from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Art gallery to feature final show this semester

Carlson Library’s Art Gallery is set to close as a result of the Workforce Plan and plans are developing to create a new gallery in the area.
Clarion’s Workforce Plan published last semester saw cuts Art Meetingto various departments across the university, much to the annoyance of many students, including some within the art department.

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