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Calendar of university events

Thursday, September 18

Lectures, Readings and Talks


8:30 a.m. to Noon – Human Resources – Learning & Development Brown Bag Lunch Series.
Coaching for Performance Improvement. For directors, managers, and supervisors. Registration / Event details. West Campus, West Bldg., 7509 Forsyth Blvd., Lower Level, Suite 001, Training Room B.

4 p.m. – Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies – Skills Series.
Entrepreneurship Reality Check: “Let’s Get Started!” Event details. Medical Campus, Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Aud.

4 p.m. – Department of Sociology Seminar Series.
“Racing for Innocence: Whiteness, Corporate Culture, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action.” Jennifer Pierce, U. of Minnesota. Wilson Hall, Room 214. fazz@wustl.edu.

4 p.m. – African and African-American Studies – African Voices Lecture Series.
“Empowering Africa’s Next Generation.” Panel discussion. Event details. McMillan Hall Café.

4:15 p.m. – Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences Colloquium.
“Early Mars: Warm, Wet, and Habitable.” Ray Arvidson, Earth planetary Sciences. Event details. Whitaker Hall.

6 p.m. – Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies – IdeaBounce.
Event details. Medical Campus, Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Aud.

Performances


7 p.m. – Edison Theatre – The Black Rep presents Purlie.
Sept. 10-14 and 18-21. Event details. Tickets. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd., 63105, Edison Theatre. 314-534-3810.

8 to 10 p.m. – Jazz at Holmes.
Modern Jazz with Guitarist Vince Varvel and his band. Event details. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge.

Other Events

4 to 5 p.m. – Sam Fox School – Student Exhibition: 2014 Florence Summer Program Photography Workshop – Opening Reception.
Exhibition on view Sept. 18 through Oct. 17. Event details. Steinberg Hall, Weitman Gallery.

Friday, September 19

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


8 a.m. – Dept. of Neurology – Grand Rounds Lecture Series.
“Neuro-Ophthalmology Update.” Nancy Newman, Emory U. School of Medicine. Barnes-Jewish Hospital, West Pavilion Aud.

Noon – University Libraries Workshop Series.
Access Granted: Open Studio: Kickoff. Event details. Olin Library, Level A, Arc Presentation Room.

Noon – Dept. of Political Science – Workshop in Politics, Ethics, and Society.
“Why Privacy Matters.” Neil Richards, law. Event details. Seigle Hall, Conf. Room. 248.

Noon – Oncologic Imaging Research Program – The Michael J. Welch Memorial Lecture.
“The Application of Imaging as a Key Translational Tool for Pharmaceutical Development.” Tim McCarthy, Pfizer, Worldwide Research & Development. Event details. Wohl Hospital, Lower Level, Wohl Aud.

3:30 p.m. – Dept. of Physical Therapy – Steve J. Rose Lectureship.
“Build It and They Will Come (or NOT!): A Radical Shift in Process, Prototypes and Priorities in Mobility Technology.” Cole Galloway. U. of Delaware. North Bldg., Moore Aud.

4:15 p.m. – Dept. of English – T.S. Eliot Society Memorial Lecture.
“In the Cave, in the Valley, in the Cathedral, in the Body: Scales of History in Eliot and Modernism.” Sarah Cole, Columbia U. Event details. Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge, Room 201.

7:30 p.m. – St. Louis Astronomical Society Lecture.
“Global Climate Is Changing – Or Is It? And If So – Why?" A discussion of
two different views by Jack Fishman, environmental sciences, SLU and William Smith, earth and planetary sciences, WUSTL. Event details. McDonnell Hall, Room 162.

Performances / Discussions

5:30 p.m. – Sam Fox School – PXSTL Event: PXSTL Marks the Spot.
St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra and Instrument Playground. Event details. PXSTL site, 3713 and 3719 Washington Blvd.

7 p.m. – Performing Arts Department – A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival.
Sept. 19 and 20. Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre.

8 p.m. – Edison Theatre – The Black Rep presents Purlie.
Sept. 10-14 and 18-21. Event details. Tickets. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd., 63105, Edison Theatre. 314-534-3810.

Other Events

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. -- DUC BBQ and Concert.
Live music and BBQ every Friday when classes are in session. Weather permitting. Open to WUSTL community. Event details. Danforth University Center, Edison Family Courtyard. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

12:30 p.m. – 3rd Annual Appraisal Institute Golf Scramble.
Event details. Sunset Hills Golf Course, 13366 W. Watson Rd., St. Louis, MO 63127.

7 p.m. – DUC / Inter-Fraternity Council / Women’s Panhellenic Association – Glow, Putt & Pizza.
Spring recruitment. Event details. Danforth University Center, Tisch Commons. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

Saturday, September 20


Performances


2 p.m. – Performing Arts Department – A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival.
Sept. 19 and 20. Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre.

7 p.m. – Performing Arts Department – A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival.
Sept. 19 and 20. Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre.

8 p.m. – Edison Theatre – The Black Rep presents Purlie.
Sept. 10-14 and 18-21. Event details. Tickets. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd., 63105, Edison Theatre. 314-534-3810.

Sports

1 p.m. – Football – Sophomore Spirit Day.
North Park.   Inaugural Red Alert Tailgate ZoneSchedule. Francis Field.

Other Events

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Sam Fox School / PXSTL Event: In the Midwest with Objects (Photography Studio).
Open portrait studio Sept. 20 and 28. Event details. PXSTL site, 3713 and 3719 Washington Blvd.

Noon – STLBC Golf Classic.
Event details. Links at Dardenne, 7000 Brassel Dr., O’Fallon, MO 66368.

Sunday, September 21

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

3 p.m. – Edison Theatre – The Black Rep presents Purlie.
Sept. 10-14 and 18-21. Event details. Tickets. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd., 63105, Edison Theatre. 314-534-3810.

Other Events


7 a.m. – 8th Annual Families Roc Star 5 K.
Event details. Downtown at Soldiers Memorial, 1315 Chestnut St., St. Louis, MO 63103.

5 to 9 p.m. – Chinese Students and Scholars Association – Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration.
From 5 to 7 p.m. – “Family” Dinner @ Gargoyle and from 7 to 9 p.m. – Celebration Performances @ Graham Chapel (Kungfu show, traditional Chinese instruments and dancing show, etc.)  RSVP to Pan Zhao at pan.zhao@go.wustl.edu or 314-935-5452.

Monday, September 22

Film / Discussion

1 to 4 p.m. – Institute for Public Health – Silver Screen Film Series: Maturity and Its Muse.
“Last Vegas” (2013). Discussion follows. Event details. AMC Creve Coeur 12, 10465 Olive Blvd.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute Lecture.
“Constitutional Implications of the Financial Crisis in Europe.” Gonçalo Matias, law, Catholic U. of Portugal. Event details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 401.

Noon – Dept. of Developmental Biology Lecture.
“TBA.” Shin-ichiro Imai, developmental biology. South Bldg., Philip Needleman Library, Room 3907.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Jewish, Islamic and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures Lecture.
“Inventing the ‘Jerusalem of the Balkans’: Salonica Between the Ottoman Empire and the Greek Nation-State.” Deven Naar, U. of Washington, Seattle. Event details. Busch Hall, Room 18.

4:15 p.m. – Tumor Immunology Research Program Lecture Series.
“Metabolic Reprogramming in the Activation of Mononuclear Phagocytes.” Edward Pearce, immunobiology. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Aud.

6 p.m. – Dept. of Classics Lecture.
“The Waters of Roman Satire.” Kirk Freudenburg, Yale U. Event details. Umrath Hall, Room 140.

6:30 p.m. – Sam Fox School – Public Lecture Series – Abend Family Lecture.
“Not Anywhere, Not Anyhow.” David Leatherbarrow, U. of Pennsylvania. Event details. Steinberg Hall Aud.

Tuesday, September 23


Film / Discussion

7 p.m. – University Libraries Film & Media Archive – Remembering Mississippi Freedom Summer Exhibition -- Film Screening.
Screening of documentary film “A Regular Bouquet” and Q&A with filmmaker and actor Richard Beymer. Event details. Steinberg Hall Aud. 314-935-8679.

Lectures, Readings and Talks


8:30 a.m. to Noon – Human Resources – Learning & Development Brown Bag Lunch Series.
Leading High Performance Teams. For directors, managers, and supervisors. Registration / Event details. West Campus, West Bldg., 7509 Forsyth Blvd., Lower Level, Suite 001, Training Room B.

9 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Grand Rounds – Shobe Lecture.
“Allopregnanolone as a Regenerative Therapeutic for Neurodegenerative Disease.” Roberta Brinton, U. of Southern California. Event details. Wohl Clinic, Clopton Aud.

Noon – Knight ADRC Weekly Seminar Series.
“Diversity & Inclusion 1.0.” Daniel Blash, Diversity & Inclusion Leader. Event details. BJH South, 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud.

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

Performances

7:30 p.m. – Dept. of Music / Danforth University Center – Chamber Series.
Kenneth Kulosa, cello and Patti Wolf, piano. Event details. Danforth University Center, Goldberg Formal Lounge.

Sports

7:30 p.m. – Women’s Soccer.
Principia. Schedule. Francis Field.

Other Events

All Day – Gephardt Institute for Public Service.
National Voter Registration Day.  Event details. 314-935-9104.

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, September 24

Lectures, Readings and Talks

11:30 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Wednesday Research Seminar.
Ethics Minicourse. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud.

6 p.m. – The Writing Center – Workshop Series.
The Basics of Excellent Public Speaking. Event details. Olin Library, ARC Presentation Room.

Sports

7 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball.
Westminster (MO.)  Schedule. Field House.



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

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Ongoing Events


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


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.


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.



Ongoing Exhibits


University Libraries Film & Media Archive / Wisconsin Historical Society – Risking Everything Exhibition. On view Sept. 15 through Sept. 29. Event details. Olin Library, Level One. 314-935-8679.

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.

Sam Fox School – Student Exhibition: 2014 Florence Summer Program Photography Workshop. On view Sept. 18 through Oct. 17. Opening reception at 4 p.m. on Sept. 18. Event details. Steinberg Hall, Weitman Gallery.

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.

Sam Fox School -- 2014 University City Sculpture Series + Community Visuals 2 Student Exhibition.  Site-specific installations on view April 12 through Sept. 13.  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.

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.