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Calendar of university events

Tuesday, May 26

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Knight ADRC – Weekly Research Seminar.
“Imaging Hemodynamic and Metabolic Stress to Predict Stroke Risk in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease.” Andria Ford, neurology. Event details. BJH South, 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud.

Noon – Becker Medical Library / Human Research Protection Office – 2015 Consent Workshop Series.
“Building a Better Consent Form for Complex Clinical Research and Study Designs.” Open to investigators and research staff. Registration / Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Room 214.

Other Events

12:05 – 12:55 p.m. – WUSTL Speaks (Toastmasters of WU Club at West Campus).
Open to all WUSTL staff. Come see what Toastmasters is all about! This friendly public speaking club is a great place to develop your presentation and leadership skills, as well make new friends from across Wash U’s campus. Event details. West Campus, 7425 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Room 350.

Wednesday, May 27

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Dept. of Anatomy & Neurobiology – Seminar Series.
“Ciliary Signaling in Development and Disease.” Mohamed Mahjoub, internal medicine/renal. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Room 928.

Noon – Barnes-Jewish Hospital Ethics Committee – The Kenneth B. Schwartz Center Rounds -- A Lunch and Learn Brown Bag Forum.
“Impact of Technology on the Patient Encounter.”  Linda York, psychiatri services; Sean Rodriguez, Office of Patient Experience; and Feliciano (Pele) Yu, Jr., chief medical information officer. Wohl Clinic Bldg., Clopton Aud. BJHEthics@bjc.org or 314-747-5361.

7 p.m. – Science on Tap: Lecture and Discussion.
“What Beer Bottles & Violins Say About the Evolutionary Forces that Shape Us and Our Culture.” Daniel Chitwood, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center; honorary adjunct professor of biology. Moderated by Cynthia Wichelman, asst. prof. of emergency medicine. Free and open to the public. Event details. Schlafly Bottleworks, Crown Rm., 7260 Southwest Ave., Maplewood, 63143. sciontap@wustl.edu or (314) 935-9495.

Thursday, May 28

Lectures, Readings and Talks


Noon – Human Resources – Smart Choices Series – Lunch and Learn Career Planning Sessions.
“Cover Letters and Resume Writing.” Ivory Woodhouse, career development specialist. Open only to WUSTL employees. Event details. Medical Campus, Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Holden Aud. woodhousei@wusm.edu or 314-362-4986.

6 to 9 p.m. – Dept. of Philosophy – Symposium Honoring John T. Bruer, president emeritus, James S. McDonnell Foundation.
(May 28, 29)  Reception; dinner; testimonials. Registration Required. Event details. Knight Executive Conference Center. mdanner@wustl.edu.

4:30 to 7:30 p.m. – For the Sake of All / Brown School’s Public Forum Series – Community Action Forum: Investing in Coordinated School Health.
Third in a series of six forums. Program begins at 5:30 p.m. Registration / Event details. Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis 63112. charlesturner@wustl.edu.

Other Events

7 to 9 p.m. — Cardinals' Matt Holliday — Uncork for a Cause.
Charity wine event with your favorite pro athletes. Benefits Siteman Cancer Center. TicketsKSDK story. Schlafly Tap Room, 2100 Locust St., 63103.

Friday, May 29

Lectures, Readings and Talks

8 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Dept. of Philosophy – Symposium Honoring John T. Bruer, president emeritus, James S. McDonnell Foundation.
(May 28, 29)  Breakfast; speakers; reception. Registration Required. Event details. Knight Executive Conference Center. mdanner@wustl.edu.

8 a.m. – Dept. of Neurology – Grand Rounds Lecture.
“The Role of Dopamine & Dopaminergic Pathways in Dystonia: Insights From Neuroimaging.” Morvarid Karimi, neurology. Event details. Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Lower Level, West Pavilion Aud. 314-362-3998.

9:15 a.m. – Dept. of Pediatrics – Grand Rounds.
“Brain Activity and Development Following Very Early Brain Injury.” Patrick McQuillen, U. of California, San Francisco. Wohl Clinic Bldg., Clopton Aud. 314-454-6006.

Noon – Siteman Cancer Center – Oncologic Imaging Research Seminar.
“Imaging Hemodynamic and Metabolic Oscillations: In the Brain and in Cancer.” Joseph Culver, radiology; physics; biomedical engineering. Clinical Sciences Research Bldg., Room 4402. 314-454-8981.

Other Events

4 p.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics – BMB Science Fridays – Welcome to Summer Happy Hour.
Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Room 201. 314-362-4152.

Saturday, May 30

Lectures, Readings and Talks

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Alumni & Development – St. Louis: Art on Campus Featuring Leslie Markle, Curator for Public Art.
Cultural and intellectual tour of WUSTL’s public art program, known as Art on Campus. Prior to the tour, Leslie Markle will speak to the group about the public art that you will be viewing. Event details. Alumni House, 6510 Wallace Circle Dr., 63105. 314-935-5212.

Other Events

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Kemper Art Museum – Trailnet Art Bike Ride: Tour de Museum.
Event details. Registration at Trailnet.org. Ride begins and ends at the Kemper Art Museum.

Sunday, May 31

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.

Tuesday, June 2

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Knight ADRC – Weekly Research Seminar.
“Longitudinal Relationships Among Biomarkers for Alzheimer Disease During Middle Age.” Chengjie Xiong, biostatistics. Event details. BJH South, 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud.

Other Events

12:05 – 12:55 p.m. – WUSTL Speaks (Toastmasters of WU Club at West Campus).
Open to all WUSTL staff. Come see what Toastmasters is all about! This friendly public speaking club is a great place to develop your presentation and leadership skills, as well make new friends from across Wash U’s campus. Event details. West Campus, 7425 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Room 350.

3 to 5 p.m. – DUC – Iced Tuesday Tea @ 3
(June 2 through Aug. 4.) Event details. Danforth University Center, Tisch Commons. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

Wednesday, June 3

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Human Research Protection Office / Center for Clinical Research Ethics of the ICTS – Ethics Series.
“Research Involving Socially Deprived.” James DuBois, medical ethics and professionialism. Registration / Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud.

Noon – Barnes-Jewish Hospital Ethics Committee – The Kenneth B. Schwartz Center Rounds -- Lunch and Learn Brown Bag Forum.
“When Cancer and Factitious Disorder Merge: Frustrating Dilemmas in Care.” Wohl Clinic Bldg., Clopton Aud. BJHEthics@bjc.org or 314-747-5361.

Noon – Dept. of Anatomy & Neurobiology – Seminar Series.
“Gene Length Matters in Autism.” Mark Zylka, U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Room 928.

Thursday, June 4

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Office of Human Resources / Career Center / DIFFS – The You Behind WashU Series.
“Human Resources.” Legail Chandler, human resources. Open to current WUSTL employees. Event details. Danforth Campus, Mallinckrodt Center, Multipurpose Room.

Friday, June 5


Academic Calendar

Summer School – Session I Ends.
May 18 through June 5. Registration / Event details. summerschool@wustl.edu or 866-340-0723 or 314-935-4695.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

8 a.m. – Dept. of Neurology – Grand Rounds Lecture.
“Atrial Fibrillation & Stroke: Advances in Diagnosis and Management.” Allyson Zazulia, neurology; radiology. Event details. Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Lower Level, West Pavilion Aud. 314-362-3998.

Other Events

4 p.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics – BMB Science Fridays – Happy Hour.
Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., (Carl Frieden's portrait), Room 264. 314-362-4152.

5 p.m. – Sam Fox School / Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis – Opening Reception for ACCUMULUS Site-Specific Installation Opening.
The installation remains on view at CAM through September. Event details. Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, 3750 Washington Blvd.

Saturday, June 6

Other Events

1 to 3:30 p.m. – Washington University Day at Circus Flora – One Summer on Second Street.
Join WUSTL alumni, students, friends and family for this awe-inspiring performance. Ticket info / Event details.  For info about tickets or seating, contact: 314-935-5212.  (Alumni House, 6510 Wallace Dr., 63105.)  Event location: Circus Flora Big Top, 3509 Samuel Shephard Dr. near Grand and Lindell. 

Sunday, June 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.

Monday, June 8

Academic Calendar

Summer School – Session II Begins.
June 8 through July 10. Registration / Event details. summerschool@wustl.edu or 866-340-0723 or 314-935-4695.

Summer School – Session III Begins.
June 8 through July 31 (evening). Registration / Event details. summerschool@wustl.edu or 866-340-0723 or 314-935-4695.




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

2015 Summer School Sessions – Session I: May 18 to June 5; Session II: June 8 to July 10; Session III: June 8 to July 31; and Session IV: July 13 to Aug. 13. Registration / Event details.  Contact: summerschool@wustl.edu or 866-340-0723 or 314-935-4695.

Summer School – Summer Writers Institute. July 10-24, 2015. Registration / Event details.


Ongoing Exhibits

Sam Fox School / Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis – ACCUMULUS Site-Specific Installation Opening. On view at CAM from June 5 through September. Opening reception on June 5 at 5 p.m. at CAM.  Event details. Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, 3750 Washington Blvd.

Mariam Ghani’s Tale of Two Cities. On view through July 12 at the Saint Louis Art Museum, Currents 110 exhibition. Ghani, the 2014-2015 Henry L. and Natalie E. Freud Fellow, created The City & The City, a multimedia work based on Ferguson. Article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Sam Fox School / College of Architecture / Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design – YES 6.0: Architecture’s 6th Annual Year-End Show. On view from May 14 to May 20. Undergraduate work featured in Givens Hall and graduate work featured in Steinberg Hall Gallery. Opening reception at 5 p.m. on May 14. Event details.

Sam Fox School / Kemper Art Museum Exhibition – MFA15: 2015 MFA Thesis Exhibition. On view from May 1 through Aug. 2. Event details. Kemper Art Museum.

Kemper Art Museum Exhibition – Rotation 1: Contemporary Art From the Peter Norton Gift. On view from May 1 through Aug. 2. (The second installment of selections from this donation, Rotation 2, will open on Sept. 11.) Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Garen Gallery.

Kemper Art Museum Exhibition – World War I: War of Images, Images of War. On view from Sept. 11, 2015 through Jan. 4, 2016. Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Ebsworth Gallery.

Kemper Art Museum – Exhibition – Neither Here Nor There: Borders and Mobility in Contemporary Art. On view from April 10 through August 2. (Opening reception on April 10 at 5 p.m.) Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery.

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.