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Calendar of university events

Tuesday, September 2

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Knight ADRC Weekly Seminar Series.
CHANGE IN SPEAKER -- “Program Income, Price-Setting, and Cost Recovery for Biospecimen Sharing."  Virginia Buckles, exec. dir., Knight ADRC.  Event details. BJH South, 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud.

Noon to 1 p.m. – WUSM Wellness – Freedom from Smoking Program.
Session One: Thinking about Quitting. Open to all medical school employees. (Night sessions at 5 p.m. in CAM.) Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Room 208. To reserve a space: snyderbe@wusm.wustl.edu or 314-362-4928.

3:30 to 5 p.m. – School of Medicine – Fifth Annual Arthur M. Lucas Medical Ethics Lecture Series.
“Caregivers and Suffering: A Moral Evolution. A Family Perspective.” Geoffrey Dunn, U. of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Reception is at 3 p.m. (NOTE: Dunn Grand Rounds at 7 a.m., Sept. 3, at Erlanger Aud.) Eric P. Newman Education Center, 320 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis 63110. BJHEthics@bjc.org or 314-747-5361.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Psychology – Lecture.
“Making the Implicit Explicit: Important Lessons for Professional Development.” Renee Thompson, psychology. Event details. Psychology Bldg., Room 216.

5 to 6 p.m. – WUSM Wellness – Freedom from Smoking Program.
Session One: Thinking about Quitting. Open to all medical school employees. (Day sessions at Noon in FLTC.) Siteman Center for Advanced Medicine, 1st Fl., Barnard Health and Cancer Information Center. To reserve a space: snyderbe@wusm.wustl.edu or 314-362-4928.

Other Events

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

Wednesday, September 3

Lectures, Readings and Talks

7 a.m. – School of Medicine – Surgery Grand Rounds.
Geoffrey Dunn, U. of Pittsburgh Medical Center. (NOTE: Dunn lecture at 3:30 p.m., Sept, 2 at EPNEC.) McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Erlanger Aud. BJHEthics@bjc.org or 314-747-5361.

8 a.m. – School of Medicine – Diversity & Inclusion Town Hall Meeting.
Five meetings: Aug. 27, Aug. 28 (2), Sept. 3 and Sept. 5, for Medical Campus faculty, staff and students. Sign up / Event details. Cori Aud.

8:30 a.m. – Neuro-Oncology Focus Group Research Seminar.
“Local Hyperthermic Treatment to Disrupt the Blood Brain Barrier: A Novel Approach to Enhance Chemotherapy Delivery into Brain Tumors.” David Tran, medical oncology; Eric Leuthardt, neurological surgery; and Joshua Shimony, radiology. Center for Advanced Medicine, 3rd Fl., Conf. Room 1.

Noon – History & Philosophy of Science and Medicine Seminar Series.
“Mechanisms vs. Mere Causal Sequences.” Beate Krickel, Inst. for Philosophical Anthropology, Humboldt U., Berlin. Event details. Life Sciences Bldg., Room 202.

3 p.m. – University Libraries – Fall Data Speaker Series.
“Linked Data.” Eric Kansa, editor of opencontext.org. Event details. Olin Library, Ginkgo Room, Level 1.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Psychology Lecture.
“Collective Memory: Three Exploratory Studies.” Roddy Roediger. Event details. Psychology Bldg.. Room 216.

Thursday, September 4

Lectures, Readings and Talks


11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Human Resources – Learning & Development Brown Bag Lunch Series.
Leading With Emotional Intelligence. All WUSTL staff. Registration / Event details. West Campus, West Bldg., 7509 Forsyth Blvd., Lower Level, Suite 001, Training Room B.

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

4 p.m. – Dept. of Chemistry – Fourth Samuel I. Weissman Memorial Lecture.
“Nanoscale Therapeutics and Diagnostics.” Chung-Yuan Mou, National Taiwan University. Event details. Louderman Hall, Room 458.

4:15 p.m. – Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences Colloquium.
“Controls on Faulting, Water Cycling and Earthquakes in the Alaska Subduction Zone.” Donna Shillington, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Event details. Rudolph Hall, Room 203.

5:30 p.m. – Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies – 2014 Kickoff.
Event details. Danforth Campus, Whitaker Hall.

Performances

8 p.m. – Performing Arts Department – Dance Close Up.
Three evenings of original dance artworks (Sept. 4-6) plus a panel discussion on Sept. 6.  Tickets / News storyEvent details. Mallinckrodt Center, 6445 Forsyth Blvd., Annelise Mertz Dance Studio. 314-935-6543.

Other Events

5:30 p.m. – Liberman Graduate Center – ProSPER Student Information Session & General Body Meeting Event.
Event details.

Friday, September 5

Faith-Based

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.

Film

6 p.m. – Sam Fox School – PXSTL Event – Documentary Film: Monument to the Dream.
Event details. PXSTL site, 3713 and 3719 Washington Blvd.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

8 a.m. – School of Medicine – Diversity & Inclusion Town Hall Meeting.
Five meetings: Aug. 27, Aug. 28 (2), Sept. 3 and Sept. 5, for Medical Campus faculty, staff and students. Sign up / Event details. Cori Aud.

8 a.m. – Dept. of Neurology – Grand Rounds Lecture Series.
“The Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network – Delineating and Preventing Preclinical AD.” John Morris, neurology; Tammie Benzinger, neuroradiology; and Randall Bateman, neurology. Barnes-Jewish Hospital, West Pavilion Aud.

9 a.m. – Inst. of Materials Science & Engineering Lecture.
“Interfacial Chemistry of Conducting Polymers for Optoelectronic and Pseudocapacitive Applications.” Julio D’Arcy, chemistry. Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

9:15 a.m. – Dept. of Pediatrics – Grand Rounds.
“The State of the Department.” Alan Schwartz, chairman of pediatrics. Wohl Clinic, Clopton Aud.

11 a.m. – EECE Seminar Series.
“When Water Meets Rock: Controls of Spatial Heterogeneities Across Scales.” Li Li, Penn State U. Event details. Brauer Hall, Room 12.

Noon – Workshop in Politics, Ethics, and Society.
“From Projects to Problems: A Deweyan Analysis of Participatory Budgeting.” Roudy Hildreth and Steven Miller, SIU-Carbondale; discussant, Clarissa Hayward, political science. Event details. Seigle Hall, Room 248.

2:30 p.m. – CNISS Seminar Series.
“Why (So Many) Parties? The Logic of Party Formation and Party Trajectories in Senegal.” Catherine Kelly, international and area studies. Event details. Seigle Hall, Room 248. RSVP to Alana at cniss@artsci.wustl.edu.

Performances

8 p.m. – Performing Arts Department – Dance Close Up.
Three evenings of original dance artworks (Sept. 4-6) plus a panel discussion on Sept. 6.  Tickets / News storyEvent details. Mallinckrodt Center, 6445 Forsyth Blvd., Annelise Mertz Dance Studio. 314-935-6543.

8 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Roomful of Teeth, Special Event.
Tickets / Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave., 63130, E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.

Sports

7:30 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball.
ASICS Invite – Sophomore Spirit Day. Southwestern (Texas). Schedule. Field House.

Saturday, September 6

Faith-Based

11 a.m. to 11 p.m. – Catholic Student Center – Freshmen Escape.
Need a break from the whirlwind of the first couple weeks?? Spend a day away unwinding at a beautiful lakehouse with other students and the Catholic Student Center staff, enjoying fun times that you'll remember for the next four years! Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd., 63105. To sign up, email Mark.  Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

Performances / Discussion


6:30 p.m. – Performing Arts Department / University College – Panel Discussion / Performances.
“Somatics and Dance: The Mind in the Movement.” Event is free. News story. Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, 6445 Forsyth Blvd., Annelise Mertz Dance Studio.

8 p.m. – Performing Arts Department – Dance Close Up.
Three evenings of original dance artworks (Sept. 4-6) plus a panel discussion on Sept. 6.  Tickets / News storyEvent details. Mallinckrodt Center, 6445 Forsyth Blvd., Annelise Mertz Dance Studio. 314-935-6543.

Sports


10:30 a.m. – Women’s Volleyball.
ASICS Invite. Wheaton (IL). Schedule. Field House.

12:30 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball.
ASICS Invite. Wittenberg. Schedule. Field House.

1 p.m. – Football.
Ohio Northern. Schedule. Francis Field.

5 p.m. – Women’s Soccer.
Rhodes. Schedule. Francis Field.

Sunday, September 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.

Sports

2 p.m. – Women’s Soccer.
Benedictine (IL). Schedule. Francis Field.

Other Events

Noon – Sam Fox School – PXSTL Event: Pop-Up Museum – STL Style.
A temporary exhibit “curated” by visitors. Event details. PXSTL site, 3713 and 3719 Washington Blvd.

Monday, September 8

Lectures, Readings and Talks


Noon – Society of Professors Emeriti – Lunch and Lecture.
“Blast-related Traumatic Brain Injury.” David Brody, neurology. Open only to Society members. Event details. Whittemore House., 6440 Forsyth Blvd.

7 p.m. – Assembly Series Lecture.
Kenji Yoshino, author of Covering – The Hidden Assault on Civil Rights. Event details. Graham Chapel.

Tuesday, September 9

Community Service

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

Lectures, Readings and Talks

2:30 to 4 p.m. – Clinical Research Training Center – Career Development Seminar Series.
“Avoiding Common Ethical Pitfalls in Research.” James DuBois, general medical sciences and Jeffrey Beall, U. of Colorado. Event details. Wohl Hospital Bldg., Wohl Aud.

Other Events

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



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


PB&Joy – Campus-wide Food Drive in support of Ferguson & surrounding communities. News story. Runs through Labor Day,    Sept. 1.  Event details.

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

South Forty Fitness Center – DEMO DAYS for faculty and staff. Two weeks of free fitness classes before purchasing a pass. August 25 through September 7. Includes 30 minute lunchtime session. Healthy lunch options Bears Den below the Fitness Center. 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


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.

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.