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Thursday, October 30

Lectures, Readings and Talks


Noon – Brown School / Institute for Public Health / Global Health Center – Women Leaders in Public Health Career Lecture Series.
“Scaling Up Nutrition: A Brief History Behind Where We Are Today.” Victoria Quinn, Helen Keller International. Event details. Danforth Campus, Brown Hall Lounge.

2 p.m. – University Libraries – Workshop Series.
Research Studio: Research Metrics. Event details. Olin Library, Level A, Arc Lab.

3 p.m. – American Culture Studies Program – 2014 WUSTL City Seminar Series.
“For the Sake of All.” Jason Purnell, social work. Event details. Danforth Campus, Givens Hall, Room 118.

3 p.m. – Dept. of Physics – Lecture.
“Five Observations Consistent With the Electron Neutrino Being a -0.11+-0.02eV^2 Tachyon.” Robert Erlich, George Mason U. Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences – The Inaugural Dr. David C. Beebe Lecture.
“Adventures in Natural and Artificial Inner Retinal Photoreception.” Russell Van Gelder, U. of Washiongton School of Medicine. Eric P. Newman Education Center Aud. 314-362-3315.

4:15 p.m. – Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences – Colloquium.
“Space Resources and Our Future Beyond Earth.” Phil Metzger, Florida Space Inst., U. of Central Florida. Event details. Rudolph Hall, Room 203.

5 p.m. – Kemper Art Museum – Spotlight Talk.
Talk on Joan Miro’s Peinture (Painting), 1933. Matthew Bailey, independent curator. Event details. Kemper Art Museum.

6 p.m. – East Asian Languages and Cultures – 17th Annual Nelson Wu Memorial Lecture.
“Painter and Atelier in Early Modeen Japan.” Matthew McKelway, Columbia U. Event details. Steinberg Hall Aud.

Performances

8 to 10 p.m. – Jazz at Holmes.
Modern Jazz. Saxophonist Adam Schefkind and his band. Co-sponsored by University College. Event details. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge.

Other Events


6:30 p.m. – African Students Association – Africa Week 2014: Unmasked – Ms. Africa Pageant: African Royalty.
Oct. 27-Oct. 31.  Danforth University Center, Tisch Commons. Contact: Christine Mbakwe at cmbakwe@wustl.edu.

7:30 to 8:30 p.m. – WUSTL Intramural Sports / South 40 Present – Zombie Zumba.
Includes Costume Contest (individual & group). Zumba fitness led by Lynda Anderson. The Haunted Swamp (on south 40). Weather contingency location: Athletic Complex. spencer@wustl.edu.

Friday, October 31


Faith-Based

7 p.m. – Chabad on Campus – Classic Shabbat Dinner.
Students are invited to join Rabbi Hershey Novack for a classic “Chabad-Style” Shabbat dinner. Often, members of the faculty attend as well. Meets each week during the semester. No fee to participate. Barry H. Levites Chabad House, 7018 Forsyth Blvd. Please RSVP online. Contact: rabbi@chabadoncampus.org.

Lectures, Readings and Talks


9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities – An Interdisciplinary Symposium.
Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. “Artifacts as Evidence: The Material Record of Politics.” RSVP / Event details. Umrath Hall Lounge.

9 a.m. – Inst. of Materials Science & Engineering – Lecture.
“Bio-Inspired Spectral-Polarization Sensors: From Optics and Circuits to Medical Applications.’ Viktor Gruev, computer science and engineering. Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

9:15 p.m. – Dept. of Pediatrics – Grand Rounds – The 29th Annual Philip R. Dodge Lecture.
“How Does the Brain Become Epileptic? From the Clinic to the Lab and Back.” Tallie Baram, U. of California, Irvine. Wohl Clinic Bldg., Clopton Aud. 314-454-6006.

10 a.m. – Workshops in Digital Humanities.
“Data Exploration and Calculation in Your Browser.” Space limited. Registration / Event details. Eads Hall, Room 004. Doug Knox at dknox@wustl.edu or 314-935-3247.

Noon – Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology – Seminar Series.
“Computational Systems Biology Approaches for Unraveling the Roles of Tyrosine Phosphorylation in Cell Signaling Networks.” Kristen Naegle, biomedical engineering. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., room 426. 314-362-6949.

Noon – Political Science Dept. – Political Theory Seminar.
“Does the Current Generation Dominate Posterity and Should Neorepublicans Care?” Corey Katz, St. Louis U. Event details. Seigle Hall, Room 248.

Noon – Brown School / Institute for Public Health / Global Health Center – Women Leaders in Public Health Career Lecture Series.
“A Daring Adventure as an International Nutritionist.” Victoria Quinn, Helen Keller International. Event details. Medical Campus, Taylor Ave. Bldg., Room 2131.

Noon – Genitourinary Focus Group – GU Clinical Trials Review.
A multi-disciplinary discussion focused on active clinical trials, proposed studies, and funding opportunities relevant to GU cancers. Wohl Hospital, 2nd Fl., Urology Conf. Room.

2:30 p.m. – Center for New Institutional Social Sciences – Lecture.
“The Economic Returns of Fluency in English as a Foreign Language.” Juan Diez Medrano, University Carlos III, Madrid/IBEI. Event details. Seigle Hall, Room 248. RSVP to Alana Bame at cniss@artsci.wustl.edu.

4 p.m. – American Culture Studies – Seminar.
“Boundary Struggles in Intimate Life: A Psychoanalytic Perspective.” Steven Seidman, SUNY-Albany. Event details. Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge, Room 201.

Sports

3 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball – Bears Invite – Dig for Pink.
Westminster (MO).  Schedule.  Volleyball to host “Dig for Pink” night.  Field House.

5:30 p.m. – Men’s Soccer
Brandeis. Schedule. Francis Field.

7 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball – Bears Invite – Senior Night; Dig for Pink.
Transylvania.  Schedule.  Volleyball to host "Dig for Pink" night.  Field House.

8 p.m. – Women’s Soccer
Brandeis. Schedule. Francis Field.

Other Events


12 to 3 p.m. – African Students Association – Africa Week 2014: Unmasked – African Marketplace.
Oct. 27-Oct. 31.  Mallinckrodt Center, Schoenberg Gallery. Contact: Christine Mbakwe at cmbakwe@wustl.edu.

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Siteman Cancer Center – Mammography Van on Campus – North Campus.
WUSTL employees. For appointment, call 1-800-600-3606. Event details. Located in front of Family Learning Center.

Saturday, November 1


Lectures, Readings and Talks

9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities – An Interdisciplinary Symposium.
Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.  “Artifacts as Evidence: The Material Record of Politics.” RSVP / Event details. Umrath Hall Lounge.

10:30 a.m. – Dept. of Physics – Saturday Morning Lectures.
“Crazy Ideas of Science: Right, Wrong and Maybe?” Michael Ogilvie, physics. Lectures are tailored for the general public. Event details. Crow Hall, Hughes Lecture Room 201.

Performances

8 p.m. – Edison Theatre – Ovations Series.
Nov. 1 and Nov. 2 at 2 p.m.  Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host. Ira Glass, Monica Bill Barnes, and Anna Bass.  TicketsEvent details. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. edison@wustl.edu or 314-935-6543.

Sports

10 a.m. – Women’s Volleyball
Hendrix. Bears Invite. Schedule. Field House.

Noon – Football
Case Western Reserve. Senior Day. Schedule. Francis Field.

2:30 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball
Millikin. Bears Invite. Schedule. Field House.

Other Events

Noon to 3 p.m. – Sam Fox School / University City Fall Festival – Envisioning a Better Block.
“Making Your Mark, Claiming Your Space.” Event details. 7301 Olive Blvd., in the vacant lot at Olive and Midland. 314-935-9300.

Sunday, November 2


Faith-Based

11 a.m. – Catholic Student Center Mass.
All are welcome. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd., 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

9 p.m. – Catholic Student Center Mass.
All are welcome. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd., 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

Performances

2 p.m. – Edison Theatre – Ovations Series.
Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. and Nov 2. Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host. Ira Glass, Monica Bill Barnes, and Anna Bass.  TicketsEvent details. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. edison@wustl.edu or 314-935-6543.

3 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Student Recital.
Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130, E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.

Sports

11 a.m. – Men’s Soccer
New York U. Senior Day. Schedule. Francis Field.

1:30 p.m. – Women’s Soccer
New York U. Senior Day. Schedule. Francis Field.

Monday, November 3

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Olin Business School / Brown School – Work, Families and Public Policy – Biweekly Brown Bag Seminar Series.
“Disease and the Media: Evidence from the Health Transition.” Dora Costa, UCLA. Seigle Hall, Room 348. Pollak@wustl.edu.

Noon – Dept. of Developmental Biology – Seminar Series.
“Gene Regulatory Networks in Cardiac Form and Function.” Ivan Moskowitz, U. of Chicago. South Bldg., Philip Needleman Library, Room 3907.

2 p.m. – University Libraries – Workshop Series.
ClimateQUAL Focus Group – Supervisors (afternoon). Registration / Event details. Olin Library, Room 142.

4 p.m. – Div. of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS) Connections Student Group – “Show Me St. Louis: Race Relations in the Wake of Ferguson.”
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Holden Aud. Moderator: Anna Shabsin at ashabsin@wustl.edu or 314-935-5772.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Physics – Lecture.
“Universal Geometric Response of Abelian and Non-abelian Fractional Quantum Hall Fluids.” Gil Cho, U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

4:15 p.m. – Immunology Program – Research Seminar Series.
“Stratification of Microbiota in the Intestine.” Andrew Macpherson, U. of Bern, Switzerland. Eric P. Newman Education Center, Main Aud.

6:30 p.m. – Sam Fox School – Panel Discussions Series.
“Teaching Architecture, Practicing Drawing.” Event details. Steinberg Hall Aud.

Performances

7:30 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Danforth University Center Chamber Concert Music Series.
Ilex Piano Trio, featuring Kristin Ahlstrom, Anne Fagerburg, and Peter Henderson. Event details. Danforth University Center, Goldberg Formal Lounge.

Tuesday, November 4

Lectures, Readings and Talks


9 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Grand Rounds – Lesser Resident Invitational.
“A Public Health Approach to Mental Health Services.” Ramesh Raghavan, social work. Event details. Wohl Clinic Bldg., Clopton Aud.

10:30 a.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics – Seminar Series.
“Nucleic Acid Aptamers and Scavengers for Treatment of Thrombosis and Inflammation.” Bruce Sullenger, Duke U. Medical Center. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Biochemistry Seminar Room 264.

Noon – Knight ADRC Weekly Seminar Series.
“Effects of Peripheral Administration of an Anti-Tau Antibody in P301S Tau Transgenic Mice.” Kiran Yanamandra, Holtzman Lab. Event details. BJH South Bldg., 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud.

1 p.m. – University Libraries – Workshop Series.
Research Studio: Introduction to Creating Databases. Event details. Olin Library, Level A, Arc Lab.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences – Special Seminar.
“Molecular and Genetic Assembly of Retinal Circuits.” Xin Duan, Harvard U. Maternity Bldg., Conf. Room 725.

4 p.m. – Center for the Humanities – 2014 Faculty Book Celebration.
Keynote: “From ‘Plessy’ to Ferguson: Why the Humanities Matter Now.” George Lipsitz, U. of California, Santa Barbara. 4 p.m. – book signing and refreshments; 5 p.m. – lectures. RSVP / Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, Edison Theatre.

5 p.m. – Assembly Series – Holocaust Memorial Lecture.
“Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War and the Holocaust.” David Shneer, U. of Colorado, Boulder. Event details. Wilson Hall, Room 214.

Other Events

3 to 5 p.m. – DUC – Tuesday Tea @ 3.
Hosted by Dining Services. Event details. Danforth University Center, Tisch Commons. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

Wednesday, November 5


Community Service

Community Service Office – Campus-wide Blood Drive.
Donate blood or volunteer. Appointments / Event details.

Lectures, Readings and Talks


10 a.m. – Translational Research & Women’s Health Research Seminar Series 2014-2015.
“Combining Novel Approaches to Diagnostics and Therapeutics Expands the Preterm Birth Market.” David Olson, U. of Alberta, Edmonton. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Aud.

11:30 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Wednesday Research Seminar.
“The K to R Funding Leap: Mentor-Trainee Perspectives.” Kathleen Bucholz, psychiatry; and Steven Mennerick, psychiatry; and others. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Physics – Lecture.
“Artificial Spin Ice: From Scientific Toy to Material by Design.” Cristiano Nisoli, Los Alamos Nat’l. Lab., New Mexico. Event details. Crow Hall, Room 204.

5 p.m. – Gephardt Institute for Public Service – Wash U Voices: Ferguson and Beyond.
“Reel Talk” Discussion Series. Event details. Center for Diversity & Inclusion, Olin Library, 2nd. Fl.

5 p.m. – The Writing Center – Workshop Series.
Writing Essay Exams. Event details. Olin Library, ARC Presentation Room.

Thursday, November 6

Lectures, Readings and Talks


4 p.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics – Seminar Series.
“Kickstarting Academic Research … Lessons Learned in New Target Discovery and Validation.” Denton Hoyer, Yale U. Center for Molecular Discovery. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Biochemistry Seminar Room 264.

4:15 p.m. – Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences – Colloquium.
“Microbial Ecology and Cryptic Biogeochemical Cycles in the Terrestrial Subsurface.” Theodore Flynn, U. of Chicago; Argonne Nat’l. Laboratory. Event details. Rudolph Hall, Room 203.

5 p.m. – Community Service Office – St. Louis Up Close.
“Mental Health in St. Louis: Innovative Approaches to a Complex Challenge.” Panelists / Event details. Danforth University Center, Room 233.

6 p.m. – Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies – Olin Cup Elevator Pitch Competition.
Event details. Simon Hall, May Aud.

8 p.m. – Dept. of English – Poetry Reading.
Timothy Donnelly, Columbia U., reads from his poetry. Event details. Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge, Room 201.

Performances

8 to 10 p.m. – Jazz at Holmes.
“Swing-Era Big Band Music of the 1930s and ‘40s. Mike Buerck Orchestra. Co-sponsored by University College. Event details. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge.

Friday, November 7


Faith-Based

7 p.m. – Chabad on Campus – Classic Shabbat Dinner.
Students are invited to join Rabbi Hershey Novack for a classic “Chabad-Style” Shabbat dinner. Often, members of the faculty attend as well. Meets each week during the semester. No fee to participate. Barry H. Levites Chabad House, 7018 Forsyth Blvd. Please RSVP online. Contact: rabbi@chabadoncampus.org.

Lectures, Readings and Talks


9 a.m. – Institute of Materials Science & Engineering – Lecture.
“Engineered Bionanocomposites.” Vladimir Tsukruk, Georgia Inst. of Technology. Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

9 a.m. – Translational Research & Women’s Health Research Seminar Series 2014-2015.
“Preterm Birth Risk: Novel Assessment and Treatment.” David Olson, U. of Alberta, Edmonton. 425 S. Euclid, 10th Fl., Conf. Room 10A-B.

Noon – Human Resources / IS&T – Brown Bag Information Event – “The YOU behind Wash U: Featuring Information Services and Technology (IS&T).”
Event details. Danforth Campus, Mallinckrodt Center, Multi-Purpose Room. alfredabrown@wustl.edu or 314-935-8311.

2 p.m. – Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies – Skills Series: Validation.
“How to Assess the Viability of Your New Venture.”  Event details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 401.

4 p.m. – Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies – IdeaBounce.
Event details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 401.

5:30 p.m. – Sam Fox School – Symposium: Women in Architecture: 1974 | 2014.
Nov. 7-9.  5:30 p.m. -- Reception in Kemper Art Museum and 6:30 p.m. -- keynote address in Steinberg Hall Aud. by Nasrine Seraji (see listing). Registration / Event details.

6:30 p.m. – Assembly Series / Sam Fox School Public Lecture Series – Coral Courts Lecture.
“As a Woman I Have No Country, as a Woman My Country is the World of Architecture.” Nasrine Seraji, architect. (Keynote for Architecture’s symposium on “Women in Architecture: 1974-2014.”) Event details. Steinberg Hall Aud.

Performance / Masterclass

2 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Guest Artist Masterclass.
Free masterclass with former Chicago Symphony Orchestra oboist Alex Klein. Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130, Recital Hall.

7 p.m. – Ashoka – The 25th Diwali “Festival of Lights” Celebration.
Nov. 7, 8. Tickets / Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, Edison Theatre. 574-485-6941.

Other Events

7 p.m. to 1 a.m. – Siteman Cancer Center – 9th Annual CUREiosity.
Event details. Four Seasons Hotel, 999 North 2nd St., St. Louis 63102.

Saturday, November 8

Lectures, Readings and Talks

8 a.m. to 8 p.m. – Sam Fox School – Symposium: Women in Architecture: 1974 | 2014.
Nov. 7-9. Panel discussions. Registration / Locations / Event details.

Performances


Noon – Ashoka – The 25th Diwali “Festival of Lights” Celebration.
Nov. 7, 8.  Tickets / Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, Edison Theatre. 574-485-6941.

6:30 p.m. – Ashoka – The 25th Diwali “Festival of Lights” Celebration.
Nov. 7, 8.  Tickets / Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, Edison Theatre. 574-485-6941.

Sports

11 a.m. – Men’s Soccer
Chicago. Schedule. Francis Field.

1:30 p.m. – Women’s Soccer
Chicago. Schedule. Francis Field.

6 p.m. – Football
Alfred State. Schedule. Francis Field.

Sunday, November 9


Faith-Based

11 a.m. – Catholic Student Center Mass.
All are welcome. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd., 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

9 p.m. – Catholic Student Center Mass.
All are welcome. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd., 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

9 to Noon – Sam Fox School – Symposium: Women in Architecture: 1974 | 2014.
Nov. 7-9. Series of workshops. Registration / Locations / Event details.

Monday, November 10

Lectures, Readings and Talks

4 p.m. – East Asian Languages and Cultures – Inaugural “Teaching East Asia” Lecture.
“Planning Assessment in a Proficiency Oriented Foreign Language Program: A Backward Design.” Sahie Kang, Defense Language Inst. and Middlebury College. Event details. Cupples I Hall, Room 113.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Physics – Lecture.
“Magnetic Resonance Studies of Fluid Dynamics in Complex Systems.” Sarah Codd, Montana State U. Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

4:15 p.m. – Immunology Program Research Seminar Series.
“TBA.” Mark Shlomchik, U. of Pittsburgh. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Aud.

4:30 p.m. – Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center (CBAC) – Fall 2014 Seminar Series.
“Atrial-Selective Drug Targets: Hope or Hype for Antiarrhythmic Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation?” Ursula Ravens, Technical U. of Dresden, Germany. Event details. Whitaker Hall, Room 218.



For a full listing of medical rounds and conferences, see the School of Medicine's Web site.

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Ongoing Events


October 2014 month-long promotions to benefit Siteman Cancer Center. Event details.

First Year Center – Bear Beginnings: Fall 2014 Orientation. Event details.

WUSTL Car-Free Challenge – October 2014. The Office of Sustainability is challenging WUSTL students, faculty, and staff to adjust the way they travel in October. Register / Event details. Andrew.Heaslet@wustl.edu.

COMING IN NOVEMBER – The 16th Annual Dance Marathon, Nov. 15. Raises funds and awareness for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of Greater St. Louis.  Event details. executivedirector@dm.wustl.edu.


Ongoing Exhibits


Sam Fox School – Student Exhibition: Architectural Photography. On view through Nov. 3. Event details. Steinberg Hall, Weitman Gallery.

University Libraries Film & Media Archive – Remembering Mississippi Freedom Summer Exhibition. On view Sept. 12 through Oct. 25.   (NOTE: Screening of documentary film “A Regular Bouquet” and Q&A with filmmaker and actor Richard Beymer at 7 p.m. on Sept. 23, Steinberg Hall Aud.) Event details. Olin Library, Grand Staircase Lobby and Gingko Room. 314-935-8679.

Artwork in the Farrell Adam Long is a professional sculptor in St. Charles. He says, “My work is ultimately about humanity and explores our connection to nature, our place in it and how we seek to explore and understand our environment.” On view from Sept. 5 through Dec. 4. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, in the 2nd floor hearth and link areas. 314-747-3284.

Kemper Art Museum Fall 2014 Exhibition: Drawing Ambience: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association. On view from Sept. 12 through Jan. 4. Opening reception on Sept. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Ebsworth Gallery.

Kemper Art Museum Fall 2014 Exhibition:
Encountering the City: The Urban Experience in Contemporary Art. On view from Sept. 12 through Jan. 4. Opening reception on Sept. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Garen Gallery.

Kemper Art Museum Fall 2014 Exhibition: Picturing Narrative: Greek Mythology in the Visual Arts. On view from Sept. 12 through Jan. 4. Opening reception on Sept. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery.