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UW-Superior Music Department to present Symphonic Band concert

The University of Wisconsin-Superior Music Department will hold its Symphonic Band concert on Thursday, December 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Thorpe Langley Auditorium. The concert, entitled “Over the Hills and Far Away: Great works of the past and a new look beyond,” will include pieces that celebrate elements of the human spirit including joy, contemplation, celebration and tradition. Works include “Children’s March,” by Australian composer Percy Grainger, “O Magnum Mysterium,” by American composer Morten…

Robots put to the task in Lake Superior College team competition

Robots designed and built by four Integrated Manufacturing student teams will be put to the competitive task on Thursday at 1 p.m. at LSC’s Downtown Center. The event is free and open to the public. “The event showcases original robot design by students as well as demonstrating different team approaches to mechanical challenges,” said Integrated Manufacturing Engineering CAD Technology faculty member Rich Kresky. “It’s always interesting to see what students come up with as the…

UW-Superior and Superior High School bands join forces for Jazz Vocal Extravaganza

Bands from the University of Wisconsin-Superior and the Superior School District will combine for an evening of jazz on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Manion Theatre. “It’s going to be fun and a chance to hear some of the vocal talents we have in the area,” said Dr. Greg Kehl Moore, Professor of Music and Jazz Program Director. The evening will feature music by Pat Metheny, Thad Jones, Miles Davis, Michael Phillip…

University of Wisconsin-Superior Lake Superior Research Institute launches Great Waters Research Collaborative

The University of Wisconsin-Superior Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI) today announced the launch of its Great Waters Research Collaborative (GWRC), a major project devoted to assessing effectiveness of tools for sustainable industrial, commercial and public use of the nation’s Great Waters, especially green shipping. The project’s immediate focus is assessing the effectiveness of ballast water management systems (BWMS) at preventing introductions of aquatic invasive species (AIS) by commercial cargo ships. Specifically, the GWRC conducts type…

Fall art exhibit opens Monday at Lake Superior College

Lake Superior College’s annual student Fall Art Exhibit opens Monday at noon with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit runs through Wednesday. Open to the public, the free reception will include refreshments and an opportunity to meet the student artists. Free parking is available on campus. Students enrolled in LSC’s popular art courses will have an opportunity to display their work during the exhibit. For many of the approximately 350 participating students,…

St. Scholastica choirs’ “O Holy Night” concerts to raise funds for CHUM

The College of St. Scholastica’s choirs will present sacred and secular music of the Christmas season during a two-night performance of their annual “O Holy Night” concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 16 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary in Duluth. The performances will raise funds for CHUM. “We are thrilled to collaborate with CHUM this year for our ‘O Holy Night’ concert,” said Bret Amundson, St. Scholastica’s…