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A preview of public events at the University of Minnesota, Morris and elsewhere.

Gallery exhibit

The Humanities Fine Arts Gallery presents an exhibition of sculptural work from faculty at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Art Department along with current graduate students enrolled in the master of fine arts sculpture program. The exhibit, which opened Jan. 23 and continues through March 13, includes a range of contemporary sculpture made from traditional processes and alternative interdisciplinary investigations. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday, and 1-5 p.m. Saturday.

Men's and women's basketball

The Cougar men and women will host Northwestern College on Saturday, Jan. 24, in the UMM P.E. Center. The women will play at 3 p.m. and the men will play at 5 p.m. On Tuesday, Jan. 27, the Cougars will face Trinity Bible College in their final non-conference home game of the season. The women will take the floor at 5:30 p.m. and the men will play at 7:30 p.m.

Senior percussion recital

Daniel Connolly will perform in his senior percussion recital on Sunday, Jan. 25, at 3 p.m. in the Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall. There is no admission charged for student recitals.

Morris Community Meal

Morris residents-both on campus and off-are invited to Legacy Living Limited in Morris on Monday, Jan. 26, at 3 p.m. to prepare a warm, healthy meal to serve to the community. The event will take place on the last Monday of every month throughout the spring semester on January 26, February 23, March 30, and April 27. Meals will be served from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and are free of charge. The Morris Community Meal is a collaborative project of students, community members and local businesses that have partnered to provide free meals to Morris residents and to promote a strong, vibrant community. Legacy Living Limited is located at 108 E 6th Street in Morris.

Choir Fest

Dr. Ken Hodgson will direct Choir Fest on Monday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Morris Area Public Schools Concert Hall.

It's The Little Things

Lena Williams will talk about "the little things" as the final Convocations Lecture Series speaker on Tuesday, Feb. 3, in Edson Auditorium. Her presentation, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7:30 p.m. Williams is a former senior writer for The New York Times.

Community of Scholars event

Morris will welcome approximately 200 students and their families to campus Feb. 6-7 for the Community of Scholars event. The students have been offered admission and will be competing for the University's most prestigious competitive scholarships, the Prairie Scholars Award and the Morris Scholars Award.