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Campus Events Highlights

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The Spring Choral and Orchestra Concert, by the choral ensembles conducted by Thomas Colohan, and the orchestra conducted by Emily Ray, will be presented on Friday, May 14, at 8 p.m. in the Mission Church.

The SCU Orchestra and Choral Ensembles will combine for a performance of Puccini's Messa di Gloria and Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, Op. 80.

Cinco de Mayo returns to SCU on--of course--Wednesday, May 5, and that means the return of the SCU Folkloric Dancers and the San Jose Youth Mariachis to Adobe Lodge.

The performance will occur from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the lodge, and the lodge will offer a Mexican buffet.

Adobe Lodge also is having a special Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 9, from 9:30 a.m.-noon.

Reservations are needed for both events. Contact Kate Myers at x 4931 or

The School of Law Commencement will feature Larry W. Sonsini, chairman and chief executive officer of the law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, as its commencement speaker on Saturday, May 22.

The ceremonies begin in Mission Gardens at 10:30 a.m.

Sonsini, whose firm has been an active supporter of the law school and its High Tech Law program, is a member of the Santa Clara University Board of Trustees. He specializes in corporate law, corporate governance, securities, and mergers and acquisitions.

Explore with Me at the de Saisset is an event on Thursday, May 6, 6-7 p.m., where you can get a student docent to give you a free tour of the new exhibits at the de Saisset Museum, thanks to the museum and the Center for Multicultural Learning. The exhibitions: "Dark Matter: The Art of David Huffman" and "Reverse Anthropology: Works on Paper by Enrique Chagoya." Read about the exhibits

The Bronco Kidz All Sports Camp is back this summer. One-week sessions begin July 11 and continue through Aug. 13. Some sessions have overnight and day camp options and others have day camp only.

At camp children ages 7-13 will play a variety of sports from soccer, basketball, volleyball to flag football. The camp is held in the Pat Malley Fitness and Recreation Center and on Stanton and/or Bellomy Field. Counselors are SCU students, student-athletes, and past athletes.

For more information please visit the camp Web site and download the brochure. SCU faculty and staff receive a 10 percent discount when registering: mention the code SCU EDU. Register with US Sports Camps call 1-800-645-3226.

The Research Committee and the Faculty Development Program announced that the Spring Quarter Faculty Research Colloquium will feature Joby Margadant, the Lee and Seymour Graff Professor of History.

She will discuss “The Perils of the Sentimental Family for Royalty in Postrevolutionary France: The Case of Queen Marie-Amelie,” on Wednesday, May 5, 3:30-5 p.m., in the Adobe Lodge.

Margadant is the author of numerous books and publications on French history, including the award winning book, Madame le Professeur: Women Educators in the Third Republic, and the highly acclaimed volume, The New Biography: Performing Femininity in Nineteenth Century France.

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