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  • Jazz Ensemble Primed for Spring Show

    Lander University associate professor of music Dr. Robert Gardiner, who leads the Lander University Jazz Ensemble, makes no secret of his admiration for jazz great Duke Ellington, and Ellington's signature tune, "Take the 'A' Train," will be among the highlights of the jazz ensemble's spring show.
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  • Wind Ensemble Readies for Show

    The Thursday, April 12, concert by Lander University's Wind Ensemble, scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium, will feature English folk songs.
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  • Lander and DHEC partner to conduct a unique disaster drill on campus

    Lander University will be the location of a disaster drill testing the emergency response capabilities of the university and the state’s Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). The drill is scheduled for Tuesday, April 10, from 3:45 to 6 p.m. Rodney Boyter, Lander’s director of safety, said the disaster simulation will center on the release of a biologic agent on campus. The drill is part of the Cities Readiness Initiative of the Federal Centers for Disease Control, which responds by dispensing antidotes and antibiotics to a metropolitan area that has been subjected to a bioterrorist attack.
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  • Lander Police, SLED make arrests in Lander assault case - UPDATED 10:45 p.m.

    Lander University Police and the State Law Enforcement Division announced tonight that two arrests have been made in the assault case that occurred on campus Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at a campus housing apartment complex, Bearcat Village.
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  • Lander to present a seriously nonsensical choral performance

    Dr. Chuck Neufeld said there might be a surprise or two when Lander University's two major choral ensembles stage a concert titled "Serious Nonsense," on Tuesday, April 10, at 8 p.m., in Lander's Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium.
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  • Semi finds a second calling in retirement

    When Semi retired, he found out that he wasn't being "put out to pasture," at least not entirely. Semi is one of more than two dozen horses at Lander University's Equestrian Center in Greenwood and, like many humans, he is proving that retirement can be a busy and fruitful experience.
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  • Lander Spring Dance Concert to Honor Carol Neubner

    Lander University's spring dance concert will honor former assistant professor of dance Carol Neubner with a performance of her dance, "The Runners."
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  • Fourth Annual Peace Studies Conference Coming to Lander

    The fourth annual Peace Studies Conference gets under way at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 29, with a "hunger banquet" and presentation by Lander University assistant professor of economics Alan Green, who will share his thoughts on the subject of "World Poverty and Inequality."
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  • 'Opera Scenes' ready to take stage at Lander

    The Lander University Department of Music will present "Operatic Life or Death" on Tuesday, March 27, at 8 p.m. in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium. Under the direction of Dr. Lila Noonkester, department chair, and accompanied by Amy Blackwood on piano, opera workshop students will perform works by Gian Carlo Menotti, Giacomo Puccini, Gaetano Donizetti, George Gershwin and Aaron Copland.
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  • Lander Bring Your Own Play Event Returns for Second Season

    Lander University assistant professor of theatre Jennifer Sansfacon makes a point about the character of Jet Reynolds, a character in "When You're Already Broken," a play written by Lander student Leigh Coates, of Laurens. Listening to Sansfacon is Taylor Wilcox of Blythewood, who plays Reynolds in Coates' play.
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