Friday, April 21, 2017:

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Duke Colloquium Day for Student Research (

7:00 p.m. – Honors Convocation, Gano Chapel (reception follows in Yates-Gill College Union)

Saturday, April 22, 2017:

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Emerging Leaders Reception/Program (Invitation only)

11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Bookstore open

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Open House for Residence Halls (includes Greek housing)

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch, Picnic on the Quad (Student families – no charge)

Noon/2:00 p.m. – Softball Double Header, Senior Day, vs. Lewis University, Liberty, MO

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Induction for various Honor Society organizations:

  • Phi Sigma Iota (Languages) – Yates-Gill College Union room 221
  • Delta Mu Delta (Business Administration) – Yates-Gill College Union room 210
  • University Innovation Fellows – Jewell Hall room 103

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – William Jewell Symphonic Band Concert, Gano Chapel

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Multicultural Graduate Celebration Dinner (Invitation only)

6:30 p.m. – Alpha Psi Omega, National Theatre Honorary Society, presents a Dinner Theatre Performance of:

Murder in Bloom by Thomas Hischak –

“What could be more harmless than a ladies’ garden club in a small town? That’s what they thought in sleepy, uneventful St. Basil-on-Green, until one day the richest lady in town is mysteriously murdered during a garden club meeting! As the police come onto the scene, we realize that this is more than a mere garden club and that more is at stake than begonias. Who among these harmless ladies would be capable of murder?” 

  • General Admission, $10; Students with valid ID, $5 (Dinner included with admission)
  • Fundraiser for AIDS Walk KC
  • Location: Yates Dining Room

5:00 p.m. – Harriman-Jewell Series Event, The Great Flood: guitarist Bill Frisell with ensemble, and a film by Bill Morrison, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Atkins Auditorium

(Tickets required; visit

Sunday, April 23, 2017:

Noon/2:00 p.m. – Softball Double Header vs. University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Liberty, MO