Calendar of university eventsFriday, August 22


7:30 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

9:15 a.m. – Dept. of Pediatrics – Grand Rounds.
“Development of Therapeutics for Niemann-Pick C – A Rare Neurodegenerative Cholesterol Storage Disorder.” Daniel Ory, cardiovascular medicine. Wohl Clinic Bldg., Clopton Aud. 314-454-6006.

Noon – Genitourinary Focus Group & Research Seminar Series.
“Dietary Restriction and Cancer Prevention: Metabolic and Molecular Mechanisms.” Luigi Fontana, nutritional science. Event details. Wohl Hospital, Second Fl., Urology Conf. Room.

Other Events

1 to 2:30 p.m. – First Year Center / Danforth Center on Religion and Politics – Student Orientation: Resource Fair for Parents and Families.
Event details. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge.

3 to 5 p.m. – First Year Center / Danforth Center on Religion and Politics – Student Orientation: Open House.
Event details. Umrath Hall, Room 118.

Saturday, August 23


4 p.m. – Medical Center Summer Concert.
Faculty, staff and students will perform. Event details. Center for Advanced Mecicine, 4921 Parkview Place., Lobby.

Other Events

10 a.m. – Sam Fox School / PXSTL Event: Transformation – Making Paper From Plants, Making Art Through Interaction.
Tutorial is open to all, but participants are encouraged to register with Hannah Reinhart at hannah@gatewaygreening.org or 314-588-9600, ext. 104. Event details. PXSTL Site, 3713 and 3719 Washington Blvd.

4:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Graduate Professional Council / Graduate Student Senate – Back to School BBQ.
All graduate and professional students invited. RSVP online / Event details. McMillan Hall Courtyard. Amanda Bender at bender@levee.wustl.edu.

Sunday, August 24


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.

Monday, August 25

Academic Calendar

Arts & Sciences / University College – Fall 2014.
Classes begin. Event details.

Other Events

1 to 2:30 p.m. – The Campaign for Washington University – CFU Faculty & Staff Campaign Celebration.
Comments by Chancellor Wrighton and others. Sundae Bar. RSVP / Event details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard. 314-935-9203.

Tuesday, August 26

Lectures, Readings and Talks

8:30 a.m. to Noon – Human Resources – Learning & Development Brown Bag Lunch Series.
Effective Selection & Hiring Techniques. All WUSTL directors, managers, and supervisors. Registration / Event details. West Campus, West Bldg., 7509 Forsyth Blvd., Lower Level, Suite 001, Training Room B.

Noon – Knight ADRC Weekly Seminar Series.
“Implications of Prion Phenomena for Diagnosis and Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases.” Marc Diamond, neurology. Event details. BJH South, 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud.

2 to 4 p.m. – Clinical Research Training Center – Career Development Retreat.
“Thriving Amidst Chaos: Time Management Strategies for Navigating Academic Medicine.” Susan Johnson, Ob/Gyn, U. of Iowa. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Erlanger Aud.

Wednesday, August 27

Lectures, Readings and Talks

5 p.m. – Kemper Art Museum – Gallery Talk.
Faculty Favorite talk presented by Monika Weiss, art. Event details. Kemper Art Museum.

Thursday, August 28

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute Lecture.
“Legal Globalization and Efficiency: Towards Standardization or Jurisdiversity?” Bertrand du Marais, public law, Universite de Paris Ouest Nanterra La Defense. Event details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Cullenbine Classroom, Room 305.

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.

Calendar submissions should state time, date, place, sponsor(s), title of event or lecture, name(s) of speaker(s), speaker(s) affiliations and admission cost. Email calendar items to recordcalendar@wustl.edu.

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


Ongoing Events

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

Siteman Cancer Center. Survivor’s day game on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 6:15 p.m. vs. Colorado Rockies. $15 cash only. Free t-shirt with purchase. Available Aug. 18 through Aug. 25. Barnard Health & Cancer Information Center, 1st Fl., CAM or Siteman receptions desks in both South and West counties. Heather Orr in BHCIC at 314-362-7844.

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

School of Medicine – Artwork in the Farrell. Features Tamara Peeples, an experimental artist who frequently combines the worlds of art and science into abstractions; and Jeremy Wallis, who started working with stained glass in 1985, and became interested in glassblowing in 2006. On view through Aug. 20. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center display cases and link areas on 2nd Fl., in living room / hearth.  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 – Exhibition: Moving Parts: Time and Motion in Contemporary Art. On view May 9 through Aug. 31. Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Garen Gallery. 314-935-4523.