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Wednesday, April 23


Lectures, Readings and Talks


11:30 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry Wednesday Research Seminar – Developmental Psychopathology Series.
“The ‘Task B Problem’ and Other Considerations in Developmental Functional Neuroimaging.” Bradley Schlaggar, neurology. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud.

Noon – Inst. for Public Health / Siteman Cancer Center – Prevention and Control Research Seminar.
“Integration of Molecular Pathology and Epidemiology: Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pathogenesis of Breast Cancer.” Rulla Tamimi, Harvard School of Public Health. Event details. Taylor Ave. Bldg., Room 2131E & 2131W.

Noon – Development & Regenerative Biology & Cell-to-Cell Communications in Cancer Weekly Research Forum Series.
“Targeting Pathological Angiogenesis with Anti-Angiogenics and Stem Cells.” Martin Friedlander, Scripps Research Inst. and Scripps Clinic. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Holden Aud.

2 p.m. – Biologic Therapeutics Center – 2013-2014 Translational Research Seminar Series – Probstein Oncology Visiting Lectureship.
“Targeted and Armed Oncolytic and Immunotherapeutic Vaccinia Viruses for Cancer: Clinical Proof of Concept with JX-594.” David Kirn, CEO, Jennerex. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Holden Aud.

4 p.m. – Neuroscience and Humanities Mellon Seminar.
“Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters.” Gordon Shepherd, Yale. U. Co-sponsors / Event details. January Hall, Room 110.

Performances

8 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Jazz Band Concert -- "Everybody Loves the Standards."
Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave., 63130, Ballroom Theater.

Other Events


3:30 to 5 p.m. – PARC / I-CARES – Sustainable Land Lab Tour.
Registration / Event details. Bus departs campus at 3:30 p.m. or meet at the Old North Restoration Group bldg., 2700 North 14th St. Contact: Erin Plut at eplut@wustl.edu or 314-935-4499.

4 p.m. – DUC – Free Popcorn Wednesdays.
Join us in the Fun Room. DUC events. Danforth University Center, Fun Room.

5 to 7 p.m. – Diversity Awareness Partnership – 2014 Annual Happy Hour.
Event details. Cost: $10. Bar Italia, 13 Maryland Plaza 63108. 314-246-3145.

Thursday, April 24


Lectures, Readings and Talks

8 p.m. – Dept. of English – MFA Reading.
Event details. Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge, Room 201.

9:30 a.m. to Noon – Women’s Society – Annual Membership Meeting and The Adele Starbird Lecture.
Coffee at 9:30 a.m. and Annual Meeting at 10 a.m. at Women’s Bldg. Formal Lounge.  At 11 a.m. is the The Adele Starbird Lecture with speaker Maxine Clark, founder, Build-A-Bear Workshop. Lecture is in Graham Chapel. Contact: Ida Early at ida_early@wustl.edu or 314-935-5105.

10:30 a.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Seminar Series.
“Yeast elF4B Binds to the Ribosome and Promotes elF4A.” Sarah Walker, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Nat’l Inst. of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Bethesda. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Room 264. 314-362-4152.

3 to 5 p.m. – Brown School -- Student Research Symposium.
Features research conducted by our social work and public health students. Event details. Brown Hall and Goldfarb Hall.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Seminar Series.
“FYCO1, Cataracts and Autophagy in the Lens.” J. Fielding Hejtmancik, National Eye Inst. Maternity Bldg., Room 725.

4:15 p.m. – Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences Colloquium.
“Biogenic Reactive Oxygen Species in the Cycling and Mineralization of Manganese.” Colleen Hansel, Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst. Event details. Rudolph Hall, Room 203.

Performances

7:30 p.m. – Ninth Annual Medical Student Musical – Young Frankenstein.
Performances on April 24 – 26. Tickets / Event details. St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Whelpley Aud. kmjacobs@wustl.edu.

Sports

4 p.m. – WUSTL Softball.
Principia. Schedule. Softball Field.

6 p.m. – WUSTL Softball.
Principia. Schedule. Softball Field.

Friday, April 25


Faith-Based

7 p.m. – Chabad on Campus – 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.

Film

2014 Italian Film Festival USA of St. Louis.
Local premiere of 11 recent Italian films, April 5 through April 25. Schedule / Co-sponsors / Event details. Three venues: Lab Sciences Bldg,, Room 300, Brown Hall, Room 100, and Steinberg Hall Aud. fms@artsci.wustl.edu or 314-422-3102.

Lectures, Readings and Talks


8 a.m. – Dept. of Neurology – Sidney Goldring Lecture in Epilepsy.
“Human Cortical Single Neuron Activity Related to Epilepsy and Cognition, a 50+ Year Perspective.” George Ojemann, neurological surgery, U. of Washington. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Aud.

9 a.m. – Institute of Materials Science & Engineering Lecture.
“Nanoscale Biomimetrics-Merging Materials Science and Genomics.” Melik Demirel, Pennsylvania State U. Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

9 a.m. – Women’s Health Research Seminar Series.
“Host-Pathogen Interactions at the Maternal-Fetal Interface.” Anna Bakardjiev, U. of California, San Francisco. Event details. BJC-IH, 10th Fl. Conf. Room 10 A/B.

9:15 a.m. – Dept. of Pediatrics Grand Rounds – The 27th Ben Abelsom, M.D. Memorial Lecture.
“Targeting Stem Cells and Epigenetic Mechanisms in Childhood Leukemia.” Scott Armstrong, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Wohl Clinical Bldg., Clopton Aud.

10 a.m. – University Libraries – Workshop Series.
Research Studio – Beautiful Soup: Pulling Data From the Web. Event details. Rudolph Hall, GIS Lab, Room 308.

11:00 a.m. – Dept. of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering Seminar Series.
“Process & Product Design Class Presentations.” Tae Seok Moon, EECE. Event details. Brauer Hall, Room 12.

Noon – Dept. of Cell Biology and Physiology – Spring 2014 Seminar Series.
“Guided Conversion of Human Skin Fibroblasts Into Specific Neuronal Subtypes.” Andrew Yoo, developmental biology. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Room 426.

2:30 p.m. – Center for New Institutional Social Sciences – Political Economy Seminar Series.
“Can Institutions Cure Clientelism? Assessing the Impact of the Australian Ballot in Brazil.” Daniel Gingerich, U. of Virginia. Event details. Seigle Hall, Room 248.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Lecture.
“Kull be njeri ('Cool, man'): Youth Slang, Popular Song, and Political Change in Postwar Kosova.” Jane Sugarman, City U. of New York Graduate Center. Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130, E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.

Performances

7:30 p.m. – Ninth Annual Medical Student Musical – Young Frankenstein.
Performances on April 24 – 26. Tickets / Event details. St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Whelpley Aud. kmjacobs@wustl.edu.

Other Events


9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. – Sam Fox School – 2014 BFA Capstone Student Presentations.
Schedule of Presentations / Event details. Givens Hall, Kemp Aud.

11 a.m. – Spring 2014 Guided Arbor Tour.
One-hour walking tour guided by Kent Theiling Jr., Grounds & Landscape Design Manager. (Rain day Monday, April 28 at 11 a.m.) Meet under the large Ash tree south of the new business school bldg., Bauer Hall. RSVP to kshilling@wustl.edu.

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. -- DUC BBQ.
Live music and BBQ every Friday. Starting the Friday after spring break and ending the Friday before fall break, weather permitting. Open to WUSTL community. DUC events. Danforth University Center, Edison Family Courtyard.

5 to 7 p.m. – Sam Fox School – 2014 Communication Design Exhibition – Public Reception.
Event details. Steinberg Hall Gallery.

6 to 9 p.m. – Sam Fox School / Des Lee Gallery – 2014 MFA First-Year Exhibition, Part 1.
Opening reception and exhibition. NOTE: Part 2 is on May 2. Event details. Des Lee Gallery, 1627 Washington Ave. 63103.

8 p.m. – University Libraries – Screening: Rawstock at MELT.
Unique archival screening. Event details. MELT, 2712 Cherokee St. 63118.

Saturday, April 26


Lectures, Readings and Talks


7:30 a.m. to Noon – School of Medicine – Continuing Medical Education.
Liver Disease: Therapeutic Challenges.Cost / Registration / Event details. Eric P. Newman Education Center. Contact: CME@wustl.edu or (314) 362-6891 or (800) 325-9862.

10 a.m. – Dept. of Physics / University College – Saturday Morning Science Lecture Series.
“We Are Stardust – Where Most of the Atoms in Our Bodies Come From.” Martin Israel, physics. Lectures are tailored for the general public. Event details. Crow Hall, Room 201.

Memorial Services

3 p.m. – Memorial Service for Murray Weidenbaum.
Memorial service in Graham Chapel. Reception in Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge from 4 to 5 p.m. Event details.

Performances


7:30 p.m. – Ninth Annual Medical Student Musical – Young Frankenstein.
Performances on April 24 – 26. Tickets / Event details. St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Whelpley Aud. kmjacobs@wustl.edu.

8 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Guitar Gala.
Event details. Graham Chapel.

Sports

Noon – WUSTL Baseball.
Greenville. Schedule. Kelly Field.

2:30 p.m. – WUSTL Baseball.
Greenville. Schedule. Kelly Field.

Other Events

7:30 p.m. – Rock the Cure.
Features Deaf Mefford with Friends for Benefits. All proceeds benefit Siteman Cancer Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets / Event details. Wildey Theatre, 252 North Main St., Edwardsville, IL 62025.

Sunday, April 27

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.

Other Events

Noon to 5 p.m. – DUC Presents / Skillshare Collective – Skillshare Sunday.
Event details. Danforth University Center. wuskillshare@gmail.com.

Monday, April 28

Lectures, Readings and Talks


Noon – History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine Seminar Series.
“The Organism as Ontological Go-Between.” Charles Wolfe, Ghent U. Event details. Life Sciences Bldg., Room 202.

Noon – Brown School Public Health Speaker Series – Innovative Solutions in State and Local Agencies.
“The Built Environment and Public Health.” J. Aaron Hipp, social work. Event details. Brown Hall Lounge.

Noon – Department of Developmental Biology Seminar Series.
“The Life of Breath: Stem Cells of the Adult Lung.” Brigid Hogan, Duke U. Medical Center. South Bldg., Philip Needleman Library, Room 3907.

4 p.m. – Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy Public Forum.
“Government Policies and Manufacturing.” Thomas Holmes, U. of Minnesota. Event details. Danforth University Center, Room 276.

Performances

8 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Flute Choir Concert.
Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130, Ballroom Theater.

Other Events

3 to 5 p.m. – James E. McLeod Honors and Awards Recognition Ceremony.
Event details. Whitaker Hall Aud.

Tuesday, April 29

Lectures, Readings and Talks

9 p.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Grand Rounds – Eli Robins Lecture.
“Progress in Psychiatric Genetics Means Challenges for Neuroscience.” Steven Hyman, The Broad Inst. of MIT and Harvard. Event details. Wohl Clinical Bldg., Clopton Aud.

Noon – Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Seminar Series.
“Hepatitis C: 25 Years Later.” Charles Rice, Rockefeller U. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud. 314-362-2842.

1 to 2:30 p.m. – WUSTLnomics Forum.
Forum will provide an overview of the university’s financial structure and the challenges of managing our finances through our efficiency initiative. Led by Hank Webber and Barb Feiner. Event details. Danforth Campus, Mallinckrodt Center, Edison Theatre.

2 p.m. – University Libraries – Workshop Series.
Research Studio: Introduction to XML. Event details. Olin Library, Arc on Level A.

6 to 8 p.m. – Dept. of Internal Medicine / Div. of Medical Education – Primary Care Lecture Series.
“Positive Youth Development: A Strategy for Intervention.” Kathryn Plax, Pediatrics Diagnostic Center. Event details. Queeny Tower, 17th Fl., Room C.

Performances

7:30 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Wind Ensemble Concert.
Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130, Ballroom Theater.

Other Events

5 to 6:30 p.m. – University Libraries / Sam Fox School – Open House: Nancy Spirtas Kranzberg Studio for the Illustrated Book.
Video / Event details. Sam Fox School, Walker Hall, Level 2.

Wednesday, April 30

Lectures, Readings and Talks

11:30 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Wednesday Research Seminar – Resident / Fellows Lecture Series.
“Depression, Antidepressants and Bone Health in Older Adults: A Systematic Review.” Marie Anne Gebara, MD; “The Effect of Combat Experience on the Prevalence of Psychiatric Complaints in the National Guard Population.” Daniel Murray, MD; and “Treatment Resistance Depression: A Descriptive Study.” Marie Walker, MD. Event details. Wohl Clinical Bldg., Clopton Aud.

Noon to 6 p.m. – Eighteenth-Century Interdisciplinary Salon – Workshop.
“The Affect of Artificial Humans: Models, Images and Automata.” Speakers / Event details. Danforth University Center, Room 276.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics – Chemistry Biology Interface Seminar Series.
“Agents for the Selective Killing of Cancer Cells: Hypoxia-Selective DNA Damage by 1,2,4-benzotriazine 1,4-dioxides.” Kent Gates, U. of Missouri, Columbia. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Room 265. 314-362-4152.

Performances

8 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Chamber String Ensembles.
Event details. Danforth University Center, Goldberg Formal Lounge.

Other Events

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – University College – Walk-In Wednesday.
University College advisors are available to help you map your academic goals. NOTE: Second session is from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Event details. January Hall, Room 20.

3:30 to 5 p.m. – The Teaching Center – Annual Recognition Reception 2014.
Event details. Laboratory Sciences Bldg., 3rd Fl., Rettner Gallery. tcevents@wustl.edu.

4 to 5:30 p.m. – University College – Walk-In Wednesday.
University College advisors are available to help you map your academic goals. NOTE: First session is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Event details. January Hall, Room 20.

Friday, May 2


Faith-Based

7 p.m. – Chabad on Campus – Sephardic Shabbat and Farewell to the Seniors.
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.

Film

6 to 10 p.m. – Sam Fox School – Digital Filmmaking: City Stories.
Public screening. Reception at 5:30 p.m. precedes the screening. Event details. Steinberg Hall Aud.

Other Events


6 to 9 p.m. – Sam Fox School / Des Lee Gallery – 2014 MFA First-Year Exhibition, Part 2.
Opening reception and exhibition. NOTE: Part 1 is on April 25.  Event details. Des Lee Gallery, 1627 Washington Ave. 63103.

Sunday, May 4


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.

Other Events

6 p.m. – Sam Fox School – 85th Annual Fashion Design Show.
Tickets / Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130.



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

Events sponsored by the university — its departments, schools, centers, organizations and recognized student organizations — are published in the calendar. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. All phone numbers are 314 area code, unless otherwise noted.

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If you have any questions or need assistance writing up an event, call Mary Kastens at (314) 935-9495.

 

Ongoing Events

Nadia’s Cherry Pie Promotion. February and ongoing. 50 percent of the proceeds will benefit Siteman Cancer Center research. This event is ongoing. Event details. Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria, 9568 Manchester Rd., Rock Hill 63119. 314-942-6555.

Inkstand Writing Workshop. Three sessions available for people who serve and wish to reflect on their experiences through writing. Created and led by Deanna Benjamin, lecturer, and sponsored by Gephardt Inst. for Public Service.  Registration / Cost / Event details. To register, contact: Deanna Benjamin at dbenjami@wustl.edu.

FUNDRAISER BUTTONS -- Danforth University Center Student Assistants are selling buttons to help support the American Red Cross efforts to aid victims of the typhoon that devastated the Philippines. The buttons are being sold for $1 at the North Desk in Tisch Commons. 9 a.m. to midnight M-F. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.


Ongoing Exhibits


University Libraries – Exhibition: Enjoyment in Libraries with the Candid Pencil of David Friedman. On view from April 9 through the end of July. Features portrait sketches by the Czechoslovakian artist and Holocaust survivor. Event details. Olin Library, Ginkgo Reading Room and Grand Staircase Lobby (Level 1).

School of Medicine – Artwork in the Farrell. Exhibit features the sculpture of Yan Wang, WUSTL biology alum who is studying medicine at U. of Chicago, and the drawings and paintings of Ping Yan, Yan’s mother and senior scientist in neurology. On view from March 6 through June 4. Free and open to the public. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center display cases and link areas on 2nd Fl. in living room / hearth. Contact: Amy Meyer at 314-362-6842.

School of Law – Exhibition: Negotiating Space. On view through May 2014. Curated by Kelsey Brod (BFA13). Anheuser-Busch Hall, Third Fl., Student Commons. 314-935-6420.

Sam Fox School -- 2014 University City Sculpture Series + Community Visuals 2 Student Exhibition.  Site-specific installations on view April 12 through Sept. 13. The student 2-D exhibition will be on view in the U. City Public Library from April 7 through 26. Event details. The opening reception is on Saturday, April 12 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the University City Public Library, 6701 Delmar Blvd. 314-935-9300.

Sam Fox School – Student Exhibition: Introduction to Fashion: Materials, Volume, and the Body. Now on display in display cases outside Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library, Lower Level, Steinberg Hall. 314-935-9300.

Kemper Art Museum Exhibition – In the Aftermath of Trauma: Contemporary Video Installations. On view from Jan. 31 through April 20. Curated by Sabine Eckmann, William T. Kemper Director and Chief Curator. Free and open to the public. NOTE: Opening reception on Jan. 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. (member preview 6 to 7 p.m.) in Saligman Family Atrium. Event details. Exhibition in Ebsworth Gallery. 314-935-4523.

Kemper Art Museum Exhibition – On the Thresholds of Space-Making: Shinohara Kazuo and His Legacy. On view from Jan. 31 through April 20. Curated by Seng Kuan, asst. prof. of architectural history. Free and open to the public. NOTE: Opening reception on Jan. 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. (member preview 6 to 7 p.m.) in Saligman Family Atrium. Event details. Exhibition in Garen Gallery. 314-935-4523.

Kemper Art Museum Exhibition – Wanting Women: Expressions of Desire and Difference in Images of Women From the 15th Century to Today. On view from Jan. 31 through April 20. Curated by Rebecca Messbarger, prof. of Italian and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Free and open to the public. NOTE: Opening reception on Jan. 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. (member preview 6 to 7 p.m.) in Saligman Family Atrium. Event details. Exhibition in Teaching Gallery. 314-935-4523.