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"University Events" lists a portion of the activities taking place Oct. 18-Nov. 1 at Washington University. Visit the Web for expanded calendars for the Danforth Campus (webevent.wustl.edu) and the School of Medicine (medschool.wustl.edu/calendars.html).

Exhibits

"Carmon Colangelo: Prints." A body of work by Carmon Colangelo, dean of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts and the E. Desmond Lee Professor for Collaboration in the Arts. Through February. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, 520 S. Euclid Ave., Lvl. 2.

Lectures

Thursday, Oct. 18

10:30 a.m. Economics Lecture. Edwards C. Prescott, prof. of economics, Arizona State U. (Continues 3:30 p.m. Oct. 19.) Eliot Hall, Rm. 200F. 935-5443.

Noon. Genetics Seminar. "Notes from the Underground: Specification of Heme Trafficking Pathways in C. elegans." Iqbal Hamza, asst. prof. of animal & avian sciences, U. of Md. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Rm. 823. 362-2139.

1 p.m. Dept. of Music Lecture Series. "Demonstration of Shinnai Narrative Song." Tsuruga Wakasanojo XI, Living National Treasure, Japanese Ministry of Culture. Music Classroom Bldg., Rm. 103. 935-4841.

3 p.m. Physics Theory Seminar. "Interacting Dark Energy and the Expansion History of the Universe." Michael Berger, assoc. prof. of physics, U. of Ind. (2:30 p.m. coffee, Compton Hall, Rm. 245.) Crow Hall, Rm. 204. 935-6276.

3 p.m. Siteman Cancer Center Basic Science Seminar Series. David E. Fisher, prof. of pediatrics, Harvard Medical School. Eric P. Newman Education Center. 454-7029.

4 p.m. Chemistry Seminar. "Nucleophilic Catalysis and the Quaternary Carbon Problem." Edwin Vedejs, prof. of chemistry, U. of Mich. McMillen Lab., Rm. 311. 935-6530.

4:15 p.m. Earth & Planetary Sciences Colloquium. "Lateral Heterogeneity in Earth's Inner Core." Keith Koper, assoc. prof. of geophysics, Saint Louis U. Earth & Planetary Sciences Bldg., Rm. 203. 935-5610.

7 p.m. School of Medicine CME Course. Mini-Medical School III. Cost: $125. (Continues weekly through Nov. 15.) Eric P. Newman Education Center. To register: 362-6585.

Friday, Oct. 19

11 a.m. Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering Seminar Series. "Powering Today's Air Force." Donald Erbschole, chief scientist, U.S. Air Force. Lopata Hall, Rm. 101. 935-5548.

Noon. Cell Biology & Physiology Seminar. "Drosophila Model of Diabetes and Glucose Toxicity." Thomas J. Baranski, assoc. prof. of medicine. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Rm. 426. 362-6630.

Noon. East Asian Studies Conference. Midwest Conference on Asia Affairs. (Continues 8:30 a.m. Oct. 20; 9 a.m. Oct. 21.) Cost: $70. Eads Hall. 935-4448.

6 p.m. Diversity Programs Lecture. Annual Homer G. Phillips Public Health Lecture Series. Deborah Prothrow-Stith, assoc. dean & prof. of public health practice, Harvard School of Public Health. Eric P. Newman Education Center. To register: 362-6854.

7:30 p.m. Saint Louis Astronomical Society Meeting. "Teachers and Telescopes: An Authentic Science Research Experience." James Small, Saint Louis Astronomical Society. McDonnell Hall, Rm. 162. 935-4614.

Saturday, Oct. 20

10 a.m. Physics Science Saturdays Lecture Series. "The Laws of Classical Physics Govern What Cardiologists See and Hear." Sandor Kovacs, prof. of physics & medicine. Crow Hall, Rm. 201. 935-6276.

Monday, Oct. 22

Noon. Work, Families and Public Policy Brown Bag Seminar Series. "Preferences: Experimental and Survey Evidence." Duncan Thomas, prof. of economics, Duke U. Eliot Hall, Rm. 300. 935-4918.

1 p.m. Epidemiology Program Seminar. "Secular Trends in U.S. Alcohol Dependence: Who? How Much? And Why?" Rick Grucza, research asst. prof. of psychiatry. Farrell Learning & Teaching Center, Rm. 213 A&B. 286-2261.

3 p.m. Neuro-Oncology Research Group Seminar Series. "Increasing Diagnostic Specificity in Brain Tumors with MR Spectoscopy, Diffusion and Perfusion MR Imaging." Meng Law, assoc. prof. of radiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine. South Bldg., Rm. 3907, Philip Needleman Library. 362-0183.

4 p.m. Foreign Language Learning Colloquium Speaker Series. "Computing the Vocabulary Demands of L2 Reading." Tom Cobb, prof. of applied linguistics, U. of Quebec in Montreal. Lab Sciences Bldg., Rm. 300. 454-8981.

4 p.m. Immunology Research Seminar Series. "Genomic Based Discovery of Novel Respiratory and Enteric Viruses." David Wang, asst. prof. of molecular biology. Farrell Learning & Teaching Center, Connor Aud. 362-2763.

4 p.m. Physics Seminar. "Balancing at the Edge of Stability." John Milton, prof. of Computational Neuroscience, The Claremont Colleges. (3:45 p.m. coffee, Compton Hall, Rm. 245.) Crow Hall, Rm. 204. 935-6276.

4:15 p.m. Classics Lecture. "Cicero, Augustine and Epistolary Decorum." Jennifer Ebbeler, asst. prof. of classics, The U. of Texas as Austin. McDonnell Hall, Rm. 362. 935-5123.

5:30 p.m. Cardiac Bioelectricity & Arrhythmia Center Seminar. "What Can Echocardiography-Based Tissue Characterization Tell Us About the Heart?" James G. Miller, prof. of physics, medicine & biomedical engineering. (5 p.m. reception.) Whitaker Hall, Rm. 218. 935-7887.

Tuesday, Oct. 23

Noon. Molecular Microbiology & Microbial Pathogenesis Seminar Series. "The Rotavirus Enterotoxin: Roles in Virus Pathogenesis and Replication." Mary Estes, prof. of molecular virology & microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine. Cori Aud., 4565 McKinley Ave. 286-1123.

Noon. Program in Physical Research Seminar. "The Ubiquitin-Proteasome System in Normal and Diseased Skeletal Muscle." Conrad C. Wiehl, asst. prof. of neurology. 4444 Forest Park Blvd., Lower Lvl., Rm. B108. 286-1404.

4 p.m. Chemistry Seminar. "Reaction Chemistry Meets Lithography." Colin Nuckolls, assoc. prof. of chemistry, Columbia U. McMillen Lab., Rm. 311. 935-6530.

7 p.m. School of Medicine CME Course. Mini-Medical School I. Cost: $125. (Continues weekly through Nov. 13.) Eric P. Newman Education Center. To register: 362-6585.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

4 p.m. Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics Seminar. "Biophysical Characterization of Functional Enzyme Motions." Patrick Loria, asst. prof. of chemistry, Yale U. Cori Aud., 4565 McKinley Ave. 362-4152.

4 p.m. Global & Transnational Feminisms Lecture Series. "The Disappearing of Hannah Kudjoe: Women, Nation and the Tyranny of History." Jean Allman, prof. of history. Women's Building Formal Lounge. 935-5102.

Thursday, Oct. 25

Noon. Genetics Seminar. "Genomic Imprinting and Genetic Maternal Effects on Growth and Adult Body Composition in Mice." James M. Cheverud, prof. of anatomy. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Rm. 823. 362-2139.

Noon. Mallinckrodt Inst. of Radiology Lecture. Annual Wendell G. Scott Memorial Lecture. "New Horizons for Imaging in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease." Mark A. Mintun, prof. of radiology, psychiatry and bioengineering. Scarpellino Aud., 510 S. Kingshighway Blvd. 362-2866.

3 p.m. Physics Seminar. "Massive Long-Lived Stable Particles and Quirks: Signatures From Cosmology, LHC and Elsewhere." Shmuel Nussinov, prof., Tel Aviv U. (2:30 p.m. coffee.) Compton Hall, Rm. 241. 935-6276.

4 p.m. History Colloquium. "Why Were the Templars Arrested in 1307?" Malcolm Barber, prof. of medieval European history, U. of Reading, United Kingdom. (Reception follows.) Duncker Hall, Rm. 201, Hurst Lounge. 935-5450.

4 p.m. Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Seminar Series. "For Whom the Bells Toll: A Network of Circadian Clocks in the Mammalian Brain." Erik D. Herzog, assoc. prof. of biology. Maternity Bldg., Rm. 725. 362-3315.

4 p.m. Romance Languages & Literatures Lecture. "Loma y Machete: The Symbolism of Race in Cuba Today." Pedro Perez-Sarduy, assoc. fellow, Caribbean Studies Centre, London. Lab Sciences Bldg., Rm. 300. 935-5175.

8 p.m. The Writing Program Fall Reading Series. Susan Wheeler, author, will read from her poetry. Duncker Hall, Room 201, Hurst Lounge. 935-7130.

Friday, Oct. 26

11 a.m. Boeing Center for Technology, Information and Manufacturing Operations and Manufacturing Management Seminar. "Advance Selling With Limited Capacity and Customers' Dependent Valuations." Roman Kapuscinski, assoc. prof. of operations & management science, U. of Mich. Simon Hall, Rm. 241. 935-5577.

11 a.m. Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering Seminar Series. "Profiling Interaction Between Biological Systems and Nanomaterials." Fanqing (Frank) Chen, Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory. Lopata Hall, Rm. 101. 935-5548.

1 p.m. Spotlight on Women in Medicine and Science. (Reception follows.) Farrell Learning & Teaching Center, Holden Aud. 747-0808.

4 p.m. Dept. of Music Lecture Series. "Opera in the Twenty-First Century." Charles Mackay, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. Music Classroom Bldg., Rm. 102. 935-4841.

Monday, Oct. 29

4 p.m. Chemistry Seminar. "Tracking Conformational Change in Membrane Proteins — Monte Carlo Normal Mode Following." Peter Jordan, prof. of chemistry, Brandeis U. McMillen Lab., Rm. 311. 935-6530.

4 p.m. Immunology Research Seminar Series. "Life is Tenuous, T cell Expansion is Regulated by Apoptosis and Necrosis." Stephen M. Hedrick, prof. of cellular & molecular medicine, U. of Calif., San Diego. Farrell Learning & Teaching Center, Connor Aud. 362-2763.

4 p.m. Romance Languages & Literatures Lecture. "Putting Flesh Onto Women's Bones: Fiction and the Female in Renaissance History." Sarah Dunant, novelist. (Reception follows.) Women's Building Formal Lounge. 935-5175.

5:30 p.m. Cardiac Bioelectricity & Arrhythmia Center Seminar. "Biologic Membranes and Cardiac Bioelectricity" Richard W. Gross, prof. of medicine, chemistry, molecular biology & pharmacology. (5 p.m. reception.) Whitaker Hall, Rm. 218. 935-7887.

Tuesday, Oct. 30

8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for the Application of Information Technology Workshop. "IT as a Service Organization." (Continues 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 31.) Cost: $1,210, reduced fees available for CAIT member organizations. CAIT, 5 N. Jackson Ave. 935-4444.

Noon. Molecular Microbiology & Microbial Pathogenesis Seminar Series. "Infections, Innate Immunity and the Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome." John Atkinson, prof. of internal medicine. Cori Aud., 4565 McKinley Ave. 362-1514.

8 p.m. The Writing Program Fall Reading Series. Susan Wheeler, author, lectures on the craft of poetry. Duncker Hall, Room 201, Hurst Lounge. 935-7130.

Wednesday, Oct. 31

4 p.m. Assembly Series. "BECOME Activists: Building Effective Campus Organizations and Maintaining Excellence." Jeff Johnson, social activist. Graham Chapel. 935-5285.

Thursday, Nov. 1

Noon. Genetics Seminar. "Eat, Drink and Be(e) Social: Feeding-Related Molecular Pathways and Division of Labor in Honey Bee Colonies." Gene E. Robinson, prof. of entomology, U. of Ill. at Urbana-Champaign. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Rm. 823. 362-2139.

3 p.m. Physics Seminar. "Applications of Green's Function Theory to Nuclei and Atoms." Carlo Barbieri, GSI, Darmstadt, Germany. (2:30 p.m. coffee.) Compton Hall, Rm. 241. 935-6276.

4 p.m. Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Seminar Series. "The Role of Type I Interferons in Ocular Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Infection." Daniel J. Carr, assoc. prof. of ophthalmology, The U. of Okla. Health Sciences Center. Maternity Bldg., Rm. 725. 362-3315.

Music

Wednesday, Oct. 24

8 p.m. Jazz Band Concert. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge. 935-4841.

Thursday, Oct. 25

8 p.m. Jazz at Holmes. Reggie Thomas, piano. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge. 935-4841.

Sunday, Oct. 28

7 p.m. Piano Extravaganza. E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall, 560 Trinity Ave. 935-4841.

Thursday, Nov. 1

8 p.m. Jazz at Holmes. Steve Schenkel, guitar. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge. 935-4841.

On Stage

Friday, Oct. 19

8 p.m. East Asian Studies performance. "Treasured Tales from Old Japan." J.C. Penny Aud., U. of Mo.-St. Louis. 935-4448.

Sports

Friday, Oct. 19

7 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Birmingham Southern College. Francis Field. 935-4705.

Sunday, Oct. 21

1 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. St. Norbert College. Francis Field. 935-4705.

Monday, Oct. 22

5 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Wheaton College. Francis Field. 935-4705.

Friday, Oct. 26

3 p.m. Volleyball vs. Peru State U. BEARS Classic. Athletic Complex. 935-4705.

5:30 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. U. of Rochester. Francis Field. 935-4705.

7:30 p.m. Volleyball vs. Principia College. BEARS Classic. Athletic Complex. 935-4705.

7:30 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. U. of Rochester. Francis Field. 935-4705.

Saturday, Oct. 27

10 a.m. Volleyball vs. Adrian College. BEARS Classic. Athletic Complex. 935-4705.

1 p.m. Swimming & diving vs. DePauw U. Millstone Pool. 935-4705.

2:30 p.m. Volleyball vs. Webster U. BEARS Classic. Athletic Complex. 935-4705.

Sunday, Oct. 28

11 a.m. Men's Soccer vs. Case Western Reserve U. Francis Field. 935-4705.

1:30 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Case Western Reserve U. Francis Field. 935-4705.

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