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Calendar of university events

Thursday, November 27

Academic Calendar

Thanksgiving break, Nov. 27 – 30.

Friday, November 28

Academic Calendar

Thanksgiving break, Nov. 27 – 30.

Saturday, November 29

Academic Calendar

Thanksgiving break, Nov. 27 – 30.

Sunday, November 30

Academic Calendar

Thanksgiving break, Nov. 27 – 30.

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.

Monday, December 1

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Work, Families, and Public Policy Seminar Series.
“Financing College Education: How Did Families Respond to the Great Recession.” Joseph Hotz, Duke U. Event details. Seigle Hall, Room 348.

Noon – Dept. of Developmental Biology – Lecture.
“ETS Factor ER71 in Blood-Vascular Development and Vascular Regeneration.” Kyunghee Choi, pathology and immunology. South Bldg, Philip Needleman Library, Room 3907.

Noon – Wash U Voices: Ferguson and Beyond – “Perspectives” (School of Medicine).
Led by WUSM Diversity and Inclusion leaders. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Room 301.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Physics – Condensed Matter/Materials and Biological Physics Seminar.
“Nanoscale Sensing With Solid State Spin Qubits.” Shimon Kolkowitz, Harvard U. Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

4:15 p.m. – Immunology Program – Research Seminar Series.
“The Role of KLF2 in T Cell Differentiation and Localization.” Stephen Jameson, U. of Minnesota. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Aud.

4:30 p.m. – Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center (CBAC) – Fall 2014 Seminar Series.
“Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation: Present State-of-the-Art.” Ralph Damiano, cardiac surgery. Event details. Whitaker Hall, Room 218.

5 p.m. – Kemper Art Museum – Artist Talk.
Contemporary artist Jakob Kolding will discuss his work. Event details. Kemper Art Museum.

6 p.m. – Dept. of Classics / Dept. of Art History and Archaeology – Lecture.
“The Early Democratic Building Program in Athens.” Jessica Paga, College of William and Mary; WUSTL. Event details. Umrath Hall, Room 140.

Performances

7:30 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Symphony Orchestra Concert.
Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130, E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.

Tuesday, December 2


Lectures, Readings and Talks

10:30 a.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics – BMB Seminar Series.
“Small Molecule Probes of Protease Activity: Applications to Cancer, Inflammation and Infectious Diseases.” Matthew Bogyo Stanford U. WUSM McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Room 264. 314-362-4152.

Noon – Knight ADRC Weekly Seminar Series.
“Circadian Clock Genes as Modulators of Neurodegeneration: Implications for Alzheimer Disease.” Erik Musiek, neurology. Event details. BJH South Bldg., 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud.

4 p.m. – Program in DNA Metabolism and Repair Seminar Series.
“Operating Systems, Apps, and Novel Chromatin Structures for the Regulation of Our Genes.” James Kadonaga, U. of California, San Diego. Clinical Sciences Research Bldg., 7th Fl., Conf. Room. 7738. awinn@wustl.edu or 314-454-8436.

Performances

7:30 p.m. – Dept. of Music / Danforth University Center – Chamber Music Series.
442’s in Concert. Event details. DUC, Goldberg Formal Lounge.

8 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Student Recital.
Event details.   Graham Chapel.

Other Events

Noon – DUC / Dept. of Parking and Transportation / Office of Sustainability – Soup, Cider, & Cycling (Danforth Campus).
Learn how to bike safely, efficiently, and comfortably in the winter months. Open to WUSTL students, staff, and faculty. Danforth Campus, DUC, Room 233.

3 to 5 p.m. – DUC – Tuesday Tea @ 3
Hosted by Lunar New Year Festival and Dining Services. *Last Tea this fall. Danforth University Center, Tisch Commons. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

Wednesday, December 3

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine – Seminar.
“How New Caledonian Crows Learn About and Solve Foraging Problems.” Corina Logan, U. of California, Santa Barbara. Event details. Life Sciences Bldg., Room 202.

3 p.m. – Wash U Voices: Ferguson and Beyond / Hillel Leadership Council of St. Louis Hillel at WUSTL – Program with Rabbi Susan Talve.
Event details. St. Louis Hillel, 6300 Forsyth Blvd.

5:30 p.m. – Liberman Graduate Center – ProSPER Seminar Series.
“Capitol Hill Day Panel.” WU graduate students. Event details. Danforth Campus, DUC, Room 300.

Performances

8 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Jazz Band Concert.
“Great Tunes for the Big Band. Washington U. Jazz Band.  Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130, Ballroom Theater.

Other Events

3 to 7 p.m. – WUSTL Campus Store – Annual Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day.
Receive 30% off select merchandise. One day only. Danforth Campus, Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Campus Store. 314-935-5500.

Thursday, December 4

Lectures, Readings and Talks


4:15 p.m. – Dept. of Philosophy – Colloquium.
“Constructing with Dispositions.” Jason Gardner, philosophy. Event    details. Wilson Hall, Room 214.

4:30 p.m. – Bernard Becker Medical Library / Center for History of Medicine – 42nd Historia Medica Lecture.
“Nerve Transfers: A 19th Century Idea Revolutionizes 21st Century Care of Nerve Injury.” Susan Mackinnon, plastic and reconstructive surgery. Event details. Bernard Becker Medical Library, 7th Fl., King Center.

8 p.m. – Dept. of English – Reading.
Laird Hunt reads from his fiction. Event details. Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge, Room 201.

Performances

8 p.m. – Dept. of Music / University College – Jazz at Holmes.
Students of the Jazz Combo Performance Program. Event details. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge.

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

Friday, December 5

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.

Film / Discussion

6 p.m. – Alumni & Development – 2014 Travel Lecture Series.
Northeast Coast Adventure: Virginia Beach to Maine. Filmmaker John Holod. (NOTE: Second show at 8:30 p.m.) Event details. Danforth Campus, Laboratory Sciences Bldg.

8:30 p.m. – Alumni & Development – 2014 Travel Lecture Series.
Northeast Coast Adventure: Virginia Beach to Maine. Filmmaker John Holod. (NOTE: First show at 6 p.m.) Event details. Danforth Campus, Laboratory Sciences Bldg.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

10 a.m. – Wash U Voices: Ferguson and Beyond – “Perspectives” (School of Medicine).
Led by WUSM Diversity and Inclusion leaders. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Room 301.

Noon – Wash U Voices: Ferguson and Beyond / American Culture Studies’ Modern Segregation Program Initiative.
“Modern Segregation: Segregated Pleasures and the Comforts of Homogeneity.” Linda Alcoff, City U of New York. Event details. Brown Hall Lounge.

Noon – Dept. of Physics – Nuclear Physics Seminar.
“Magic and Semi-Magic Nature of the Tin Isotopes.” J.M. Allmond, Oak Ridge Nat’l Laboratory, Tennessee. Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

2 p.m. – Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Skills Series.
“Strategies: Sustaining and Scaling your New Venture.” Event details. Brauer Hall, Room 12.

2 p.m. – Dept. of Music / African and African-American Studies Program – Fall 2014 Public Lecture Series.
“NONAAH: From Solo to Full Orchestra.” Roscoe Mitchell, Mills College. Event details. Music Classroom Bldg., Room 102.

Performances

8 p.m. – Performing Arts Dept. / Washington University Dance Theatre – emBodied Language.
Tickets / Event details. (Shows on Dec. 5, 6, 7) Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. edison@wustl.edu or 314-935-6543.

Other Events

Noon – DUC / Dept. of Parking and Transportation / Office of Sustainability – Soup, Cider, & Cycling (Medical Campus).
Learn how to bike safely, efficiently, and comfortably in the winter months. Open to WUSTL students, staff, and faculty. Medical Campus, Shell Café Lobby.

Saturday, December 6

Performances

8 p.m. – Performing Arts Dept. / Washington University Dance Theatre – emBodied Language.
Tickets / Event details.  (Shows on Dec. 5, 6, 7) Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. edison@wustl.edu or 314-935-6543.

Sunday, December 7


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. – Performing Arts Dept. / Washington University Dance Theatre – emBodied Language.
Tickets / Event details.  (Shows on Dec. 5, 6, 7) Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. edison@wustl.edu or 314-935-6543.

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


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

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Ongoing Events



Ongoing Exhibits


Sam Fox School of Art – Student Exhibition – Florence Cabinet of Curiosities: City as Cultural Artifact. On view through Dec. 18. Event details. Steinberg Hall, Lower Level, Display Cases Outside of Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library.


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.