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Calendar of university events

Monday, January 26

Lectures, Readings and Talks


8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Professional Education Technology & Leadership Center – IT Security Fundamentals.
Two-day course, Jan. 26 and 27: 12 hours. Event details.

11:45 a.m. – Graduate Student Senate – 20th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium – Abstract Submission Deadline EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31.
All WUSTL graduate and professional students. Submit / Event details. Amanda Bender at bender@levee.wustl.edu or 301-325-1975.

Noon – St. Louis Children’s Hospital – Compassionate Care Rounds.
“Customized Communication: What’s In It For Me?” Multidisciplinary panel. St. Louis Children’s Hospital, 3rd Fl. Aud. tsm1333@bjc.org.

Noon – Dept. of Developmental Biology – Seminar Series.
“Ribosome-mediated Translational Regulation.” Nikolai Slavov, Massachusetts Inst. of Technology. South Bldg., Philip Needleman Library, Room 3907. 314-747-5523.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Physics – Lecture.
“Shedding Light on the Quantum: Measure for Measure.” Mukund Vengalattore, Cornell U. Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

4:15 p.m. – Immunology Program – Research Seminar Series.
“Innate Immune Control of Toxoplasmosis: Of Mice and Men.” David Sibley, molecular microbiology. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Aud.

4:30 p.m. – CBAC -- Seminar Series.
“A Metabolic Mechanism for Cardiac Pacemaking.” Mark Anderson, Johns Hopkins U. School of Medicine. Event details. Danforth Campus, Whitaker Hall, Room 218.

6:30 p.m. – Sam Fox School – Public Lecture Series: Ruth and Norman Moore Visiting Professor Lecture.
“Living Better Than Inhabiting.” Javier Moroto, architect. Event details. Reception at 6 p.m. Steinberg Hall Aud.

Tuesday, January 27


Community Service

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

Lectures, Readings and Talks


8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Professional Education Technology & Leadership Center – IT Security Fundamentals.
Two-day course, Jan. 26 and 27: 12 hours. Event details.

9 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Grand Rounds.
“Alterations in Maturation of the Cerebral Cortex in Childhood Mental Disorders: Implications for Understanding Psychiatric Illness.” Joan Luby, psychiatry. Event details. Wohl Clinic Bldg., Clopton Aud.

10:30 a.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics – BMB Seminar Series.
“Single-Molecule Biophysics of Protein Disorder.” Ashok Deniz, Scripps Research Inst. Event details. McDonnell Medical Science Bldg., Room 264. 314-362-0287.

Noon – Dept. of Anatomy and Neurobiology – Faculty Candidate Seminar.
“The Role of Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factors at the Synapse.” Bruce Herring, U. of California, San Francisco. Event details. McDonnell Medical Science Bldg., Room 928.

Noon – EVENT IS CANCELLED -- Dept. of Molecular Microbiology & Microbial Pathogenesis – Seminar Series.
“Copper as an Antimicrobial Weapon in the Fungal Pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans.” Dennis Thiele, Duke U. School of Medicine. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud.

Noon – Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center – Weekly Seminar Series.
“Managing Salaries and Effort Reporting on Sponsored Projects.” Joseph Gindhart, asst. vice chancellor for finance. Event details. BJH South, 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud. 314-286-2882.

Noon to 1:30 p.m. – Office of Human Resources – Chat with the Chancellor.
This event is now booked. HR will be hosting future Chat with the Chancellor sessions. Event details. Amanda Pope at 314-935-4572.

4:15 p.m. – Dept. of Classics – Lecture.
“Was Atticus an Epicurean.” Nathan Gilbert, U. of Toronto. Event details. Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge, Room 201.

Other Events


3 to 7 p.m. – Career Center – Spring 2015 Internship & Job Career Fair.
Event details. Open to WUSTL students and alumni. Valid ID is required for admittance. Danforth Campus, Mallinckrodt Center. 314-935-5930.

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, January 28

Lectures, Readings and Talks


11:30 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Wednesday Research Seminar Series.
“Advances in Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Niamnn-Pick C, a Rare Neurodegenerative Disease.” Dan Ory, cardiovascular div. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Physics – Lecture.
“The Genesis Projects: Astrochemistry from the First Stars to Origins of Organic Chemistry.” Daniel Wolf Savin, Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory. Event details. Crow Hall, Room 204.

7 p.m. – Science on Tap: Lecture and Discussion.
“Early Mars: Warm, Wet, and Habitable.” Raymond Arvidson, Earth and planetary sciences.  Moderated by Cynthia Wichelman, emergency medicine. Event details. Schlafly Bottleworks, Crown Room, 7260 Southwest Ave., Maplewood, MO 63143.

Thursday, January 29

Lectures, Readings and Talks

8:30 a.m. to Noon. – Office of Human Resources -- Learning & Development: Business Writing & Grammar Skills.
Open to all WUSTL staff. Event details. HR Resources Learning & Development Center, West Campus, West Bldg.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences -- Seminar Series.
“Functional Characterization of Twenty Parallel Information Streams from the Mouse Retina.” Gregory Schwartz, Northwestern U. Maternity Bldg., Room 725.  314-362-6882.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Lecture Series.
“Poesia per musica or Musica per poesia?: On the Relationship Between Song and Poetry in Late Medieval Italy.” Lauren Jennings, U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Event details. Music Classroom Bldg., Room 102.

5 p.m. – Community Service Office – St. Louis Up Close.
“The 10-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness: Where Are We After 10 Years?” Event details. Danforth University Center, Room 233. LuAnn Oros at 314-935-5599.

5 p.m. – Kemper Art Museum – Gallery Talk.
D.B. Dowd, prof. of art, in American culture studies, and faculty dir. of the Modern Graphic History Library, will discuss the Teaching Gallery exhibition Parallel Modes: Illustrated Visual Journalism and American Photography, 1955-1980. Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery.

Performances


7:30 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Faculty Violin Recital.
Silvian Iticovici, violin, with Richard Katz, piano and Juri Seo, composer. Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130, Ballroom Theater.

8 to 10 p.m. – Dept. of Music / University College – Jazz at Holmes.
An evening of solo piano with Ptah Williams. Event details. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge.

Friday, January 30

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. – Institute for Public Health / Center for Community Health & Partnerships – Speed Networking for Community Health.
Registration / Event details. Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar Blvd., 63112.

8 a.m. – Dept. of Neurology – Grand Rounds Lecture Series.
“A 49-Year-Old Woman with Recurrent Fevers & Altered Mental Status.” R. Brian Sommerville, neurology. Barnes-Jewish Hospital, West Pavilion Aud. mcintoshc@neuro.wustl.edu.

9 a.m. – Dept. of Physics – Lecture.
“Bulk Metallic Glasses and Beyond.” Eun Soo Park, Seoul National U. Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

Noon – Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology – Seminar Series.
“Circumventing Microenvironment-Mediated Resistance to Cancer Therapeutics: Mechanisms & Opportunities.” Pete Nelson, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, U. of Washington School of Medicine. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Room 426. 314-362-6949.

1:30 p.m. – Institute for Public Health / Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging – Health & Retirement Study Data Interest Group.
Event details. Medical Campus, Taylor Ave. Bldg., Room TBA.

Other Events

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. – School of Medicine – Health Happening Fair.
Medical school employees are invited to visit the annual Health Happening Fair for free health screenings and info. on a wide variety of health topics. Event details. Eric P. Newman Education Center.

Saturday, January 31

Other Events

4 to 8 p.m. – Sam Fox School / Women and the Kemper – Annual MFA Open Studios.
Event details. Lewis Center, 721 Kingsland Ave., U. City Loop.




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

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Ongoing Events

DUC & Event Management Office – 2015 Battle of the Boot Collection Program. Competitors include WUSTL, SLU, UMSL, Fontbonne, and Maryville. Solea Water uses revenue sales to develop and implement clean water projects. Drop off your shoes at the DUC & Event Management Office, DUC, Room 322. Event details.

Bear-y Sweet Shoppe. Four undergraduate women open the first business to sell food in a Wash U Student Entrepreneurial Program (SIEP) storefront on the South 40. WU’s first pay-by-weight candy shoppe. Open 4:15 to 10:15 p.m. Sunday – Thursday. Event details. Gregg House, bottom floor.


Ongoing Exhibits


Sam Fox School – Student Exhibition: Digital and Analog Fabrication (Aperture Systems). On view through Jan. 30. Event details. Steinberg Hall Gallery.

Sam Fox School – Student Exhibition: Drawing (From) St. Louis: Flip Sides of A Divided City. On view through Feb. 15. Event details. Steinberg Hall, Display Cases, Lower Level, Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library.

Artwork in the Farrell Stan Boyle took up woodworking 17 years ago following retirement as an electrical engineer. Doug Larsen is a pediatric neurologist and a medical education researcher. He began to pursue photography seriously in 2008. On view beginning Dec. 22. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, in the 2nd floor hearth and link areas. 314-747-3284.

Sam Fox School – Student Exhibition – 2015 University City Gallery Series. Exhibition of work by Sam Fox School students.  On view from Jan. 20 through   Feb. 1. Opening reception on Sat., Jan. 24 at 2 p.m. Event details. University City Public Library, 6701 Delmar Blvd.

School of Medicine’s 11th Annual Spring Art Show 2015. On view from Jan. 20 through Feb. 11. Artwork by medical school students, faculty and staff.  Opening cocktail reception on Thurs., Jan. 22 from 5 to 8 p.m., FLTC atrium and 2nd Fl. hearth. Event details.  Farrell Learning & Teaching Center, Atrium, 520 S. Euclid Ave. Tingying (Vivian) Chi, Arts Commission at chitin@wusm.wustl.edu.

Kemper Art Museum – Spring 2015 Exhibition – From Picasso to Fontana – Collecting Modern and Postwar Art in the Eisendrath Years, 1960-1968. On view from Jan. 23 through April 13. Event details. Kemper Art Museum.

Kemper Art Museum – Spring 2015 Exhibition – Sam Durant: Proposal for White and Indian Dead Monument Transpositions, Washington DC. On view from Jan. 23 through April 13. Event details. Kemper Art Museum.

Kemper Art Museum – Spring 2015 Exhibition – Parallel Modes: Illustrated Visual Journalism and American Photography, 1955-1980. On view from Jan. 23 through April 5. Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery.

Kemper Art Museum – Spring 2015 Exhibition – Neither Here Nor There: Borders and Mobility in Contemporary Art. On view from April 10 through Aug. 2. Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery.