The Battle of the Bands, sponsored by Hurricane Productions, will take place at the Rat from 7 to 11 p.m. Groups will compete for the title of Best Band in the University of Miami.

“The Roots of Racial Tensions: Urban Ethnic Neighborhoods” will be presented by William Julius Wilson, Ph.D., Professor of the Sociology Department at Harvard University, at Learning Center Room #17, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Department of Sociology and is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and will be available as a first come basis.

The Art Students League is hosting the Egal Art Show, put on by artists for artists with a silent auction to raise money for a new art building, from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Painting Annex.

There will be an MFA exhibition by Lucas Blanco at the University of Miami with a closing reception from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. This event is free and open to all students and faculty. The CAS Gallery and Conference Center is located at 1210 Stanford Drive.


“The Role of Ethics in Volunteering and Community Service” will be presented by Jennifer Bevilacqua, coordinator of Butler Volunteer Services Center at 2:00 p.m. in the UC Room 245.

UM Habitat for Humanity will hold a carwash fundraiser between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Taco Bell on US1 (6310 S. Dixie Hwy, South Miami). The suggested donation is $5.