WSU will present "Leaving Iowa," the critically-acclaimed play by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, at 7:30 p.m. nightly through Sunday, Nov. 23, in the Dorothy B. Magnus Theatre.
"Leaving Iowa" is a family-friendly comedy about a writer who travels across Iowa searching for a place to leave his father's ashes and revisiting childhood memories. The play embraces a simpler time, when the family road trip and the adventures had along the way were the highlight of summer vacation. The show is suitable for all ages and was nominated Best New Play in the Country by the Detroit Free Press.
Tickets are $10 for the public and $6 for students with an I.D. Tickets are available online or by calling the Box Office at 507-457-5235.
WSU's Biology and Nursing departments will host "Ebola: One Nurse's Story" with Ellen Hanson at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 24, in the Harriet Johnson Auditorium, Somsen Hall.
Hanson has over 30 years experience as an ER nurse. She recently returned from Liberia, where she worked as a volunteer nurse treating patients during the current Ebola disease outbreak in West Africa. Her talk will present a vivid first-hand account of her experience.
Senior linebacker Ryan Gerts has been named the recipient of the 2014 Glen Galligan Award as voted by the NSIC football coaches.
The award is given to a student-athlete who participates at his institution for four years and is academically superior while making a positive contribution to the institution.
Gerts has a 3.37 cumulative GPA and is a Pre-Dentistry major. He was the 2011 NSIC Defensive Newcomer of the Year, a 2013 & 2014 USA College Sports Preseason All-American and a team captain for the Warriors. He is a three-time NSIC All-Academic and All-NSIC team member.
Gerts is the 14th Warrior to earn the Glen Galligan award in its 66-year history. Offensive lineman Marcus Greatens was the last Warrior to earn the honor in 2009.
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