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Calendar of university events

Tuesday, March 3


It’s on Us – Wash U Day of Action.
12 to 2 p.m. – Green Dot photos and pledges DUC North Lobby; 3 p.m. – Tuesday Tea @ 3, Dot Poster Launch, DUC Tisch Commons; 7 p.m. – “It Happened Here” viewing, DUC Tisch Commons; and 9:30 p.m. – Title IX and Sexual Assault at Wash U Presentation, Simon Hall, Room 112. See video. Contact: Emma Tyler at president@su.wustl.edu.

Lectures, Readings and Talks


9 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Grand Rounds – Alex Kaplan Lecture.
“Is the Brain’s Resting State Relevant for Neuropsychodynamic Psychiatry?” Georg Northoff, Royal Ottawa mental Health Centre, Canada. Event details. Wohl Clinic Bldg., Clopton Aud.

Noon – School of Law / Harris World Law Institute – Lecture.
“International Justice: Beginning of the End, or End of the Beginning.” Serge Brammertz, Prosecutor, Int’l. Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Event details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 305.

Noon – Knight ADRC – Weekly Research Seminar.
“Modulating the Amyloid-beta Diurnal Pattern.” Brendan Lucey, neurology. Event details. BJH South, 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud.

Noon – Dept. of Molecular Microbiology & Microbial Pathogenesis – Seminar Series.
“Guts, Germs, and Steel: Microbes and Metal in the Inflamed Gut.” Manuela Raffatellu, U. of California, Irvine School of Medicine. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud. 314-362-4829.

2:30 p.m. – Clinical Research Training Center – Career Development Seminar.
“Maximize your Impact: What You Need to Know Before Giving a Media Interview.” Event details. Wohl Hospital Bldg., Wohl Aud.

4 p.m. – PNP Lecture Series -- Cognitive, Computational and Systems Neuroscience Annual Invited Lecturer.
“Model-Based and Model-Free Decision Making – and Some Points in Between.” Peter Dayan, U. College, London. (Event rescheduled from Monday.) Event details. Danforth Campus, Whitaker Hall, Aud.

​4:15 p.m. – Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences – Colloquium.
“The Origin of the Moon and the “Isotopic Crisis.” Kun Wang, Harvard U. Event details. Rudolph Hall, Room 203.

4:30 p.m. – University Libraries / Dept. of English / American Culture Studies Program – Book Talk.
“Hindered to Succeed: Marianne Moore and Her Mother.” Linda Leavell, biographer. Event details. Olin Library, Ginkgo Reading Room.

5:30 p.m. – Religious Studies Program – Weltin Lecture in Early Christianity.
“Paul and the Five Gospels: Multiple Origins of Early Christianity.” J. Albert Harrill, Ohio State U. Event details. Women’s Bldg. Formal Lounge.

Performances

7:30 p.m. – Dept. of Music / Community Partnership Program of the St. Louis Symphony / Washington University Libraries / Center for Diversity and Inclusion – Bosnian Journeys: Generations.
RSVP for pre-concert reception / Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, Edison Theatre.

Sports

3 p.m. – Baseball.
vs. Millikin. Schedule. Kelly Field.

Other Events

3 to 5 p.m. – DUC – Tuesday Tea @ 3.
Hosted by Teaching Engineering to St. Louis Adolescents (TESLA) and Dining Services. Event details. Danforth University Center, Tisch Commons. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

Wednesday, March 4

Lectures, Readings and Talks


8:30 a.m. – Siteman Cancer Center – Neuro-Oncology Focus Group – Seminar Series.
“Neuro-Oncology Clinical Trials Review: A Multi-disciplinary Discussion Focused on Active Clinical Trials, Proposed Studies, and Funding Opportunities.” Center for Advanced Medicine, 3rd Fl., Room 1.

11:30 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Wednesday Research Seminar Series.
“Let’s Hear It for the Wowsers: Risk Mechanism in Adult Alcoholism and Child Psychopathology.” Andrew Heath, psychiatry. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud.

Noon – Institute for Public Health / Center for Dissemination and Implementation – Speaker Series.
“Scaling Up Effective Interventions.” James Dearing, Michigan State U. Event details. Danforth Campus, Brown Hall, Lounge.

Noon – Dept. of Developmental Biology – Weekly Forum Series: Development and Regenerative Biology & Cell-Cell Communications in Cancer.
“PARP1 is a Novel Negative Regulator of Osteoclast Differentiation.” Chao Qu (Mbalaviele Lab); and “T.B.A.” Arshag Mooradian (Held Lab). South Bldg., 3rd Fl., Needleman Library. 314-747-5523.

4 p.m. – Sam Fox School – Lecture.
“Merchandising at Proenza Schouler from a Design Perspective.” Katherine Burrows, BFA04 fashion design and senior vice pres. of merchandising at Proenza Schouler. Event details. Givens Hall, Kemp Aud.

4 p.m. – Assembly Series / Center for the Humanities – Contagion and Culture: A Conversation about Ebola.
Panel discussion. Moderator: Shanti Parikh, anthropology. Event details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, No. 310.

5:30 p.m. – Graduate Professional Council – Nineteenth Century Reading Group Meeting.
Informal talk by Minsoo Kang, UMSL, about his book on automata in European culture, Sublime Dreams of Living Machines. Event details. Duncker Hall, Coffee Room 210.

5:30 p.m. – Sam Fox School – Freund Teaching Fellow Candidate Lecture.
Deborah Aschheim delivers a lecture as a finalist for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 Freund Teaching Fellowship. Event details. Steinberg Hall Aud.

7 p.m. – Catholic Student Center – Young Catholic Scholars Faith and Science Program – Talk.
“Genetically Modified Organisms: A Christian Appeal for Using Biotechnology to Combat World Hunger.” Peter Raven, emeritus professor, biology; president emeritus, Missouri Botanical Gardens. Event details. Wilson Hall, Room 214.

Sports

3 p.m. – Baseball.
vs. Fontbonne. Schedule. Kelly Field.

Thursday, March 5

Film / Discussion

4 p.m. – Dept. of History / Washington University Prison Education Program – Film Screening.
Evolution of a Criminal. Followed by a conversation with Darius Clark Monroe, filmmaker. Event details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom.

Lectures, Readings and Talks


11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Sam Fox School / Brown School / Gephardt Inst. for Public Service / Regional Arts Commission – The “Art” of Social Change Series: Developing Creative Partnerships.
Workshop: “The First Brushstroke – Developing Creative Partnerships.” Registration / Event details. Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar Blvd.

12:30 p.m. – Biologic Therapeutics Center / Institute for Public Health – Women Leaders in Public Health Career Lecture Series.
“My Toils in the Secret Garden.” Sharon Hillier, U. of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Event details. Danforth Campus, Danforth University Center, Room 276.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences – Seminar Series.
“Joint Visual Attention in ASD.” John Pruett, psychiatry; radiology. Maternity Bldg., Room 725. 314-362-3315.


4 p.m. – Dept. of Chemistry – 2015 Leopold Marcus General Lecture.
“Palladium-Catalyzed Carbon-Heteroatom Bond-Forming Reactions.” Stephen Buchwald, MIT. Event details. Lab Sciences Bldg., Room 300.

4:15 p.m. – Dept. of Philosophy – Colloquium.
“T.B.A.” Rachana Kamtekar, Arizona. Event details. January Hall, Room 110.

8 p.m. – Dept. of English – Reading.

Christine Schutt reads from her fiction. Event details. Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge, Room 201.

Performances

8 p.m. – Dept. of Music / University College – Jazz at Holmes.
The Jazz Standard with Scott Alberici, clarinet; Steve Schenkel, guitar; Ric Vice, bass. Event details. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge.

Friday, March 6

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 – 2014-15 Travel Lecture Series.
Rediscovering Ancient America. Filmmaker Gray Warriner. (NOTE: Second show at 8:30 p.m.) Event details. Danforth Campus, Laboratory Sciences Bldg.

8:30 p.m. – Alumni & Development – 2014-15 Travel Lecture Series.
Rediscovering Ancient America. Filmmaker Gray Warriner. (NOTE: First show at 6 p.m.) Event details. Danforth Campus, Laboratory Sciences Bldg.

Lectures, Readings and Talks


9:15 a.m. – Biologic Therapeutics Center / Institute for Public Health – Women’s Reproductive Research Series / Global Health and Infectious Disease Speaker Series.
“HIV Prevention for Women: The Global Need.” Sharon Hillier, U. of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Event details. Medical Campus, Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Holden Aud.

9:15 a.m. – Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics – 6th Annual Brendon’s Smile Foundation Lecture on Pediatric Stroke.
“Neonatal Stroke: Progress and Promise.” Michael Rivkin, Harvard Medical School. Event details. Wohl Clinic Bldg., Clopton Aud.

10 to 11:30 a.m. – Workshops in Digital Humanities.
“Beyond Your Word Processor: Text Technologies for Humanities Research.” Event details. To register, contact Doug Knox at dknox@wustl.edu or 314-935-3247.

11 a.m. – Dept. of Chemistry – 2015 Leopold Marcus Technical Lecture.
“Copper-Catalyzed Hydroamination.” Stephen Buchwald, MIT. Event details. Louderman Hall, Room 458.

11 a.m. – Dept. of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering – Seminar Series.
“Assessment of Carbonaceous Aerosol Over Northern India and Its Impact on Regional Climate.” Suresh Tiwari, Indian Inst. of Tropical Meteorology. Event details. Brauer Hall, Room 12.

Noon – Workshop in Politics, Ethics, and Society – Seminar Series.
“Why Negative Emotions Matter.” Charlie Kurth, philosophy. Discussant: Sunita Parikh, political science. Event details. Seigle Hall, Room 248.

Noon – Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology – Seminar Series.
“Spatial Constraints of cAMP Signaling: Requirements for Maintenance of Chronic Pain States.” Carmen Dessauer, U. of Texas, Health Science Center, Houston. 314-362-6949.

2 p.m. – Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Skills Series.
“Putting it All Together – Financial Projections.” Event details. CIC, 20 South Sarah St., 63108.  cic@cet.

2:30 p.m. – CNISS – Political Economy Seminar Series.
“Money in Exile: Campaign Contributions and Committee Access.” Eleanor Powell, U. of Wisconsin, Madison. Event details. Seigle Hall, Room 248.

4 p.m. – Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship – IdeaBounce.
Event details.  CIC, 20 South Sarah St., 63108.  cic@cet.

4 p.m. – Film and Media Studies Program – Talk.
“Hollywood’s Peculiar Institution: Representing and Repressing Slavery in Classical Hollywood Cinema.” Ellen Scott, CUNY-Queens College. Event details. Seigle Hall, Room 106.

Other Events


9 to 11 a.m. – DUC N’ Donuts.
The first Friday of every month. Find out what is happening in the DUC this month. Event details. DUC, North Entrance. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – 2015 Trademark Licensed Supplier Fair for the Danforth Campus.
Open to WUSTL faculty, staff and students. Event details. (Medical Campus Fair is on Feb. 25.) Danforth Campus, Knight Center.

Sunday, March 8

Academic Calendar

Spring Break – March 8 to 14.
No Classes.

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, March 9


Academic Calendar

Spring Break – March 8 to 14.
No Classes.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Hope Center / Neurology Seminar Series – Insights into Autism Spectrum Disorder Seminar Mini-Series.
“Sex Specific Modulation of Inherited Susceptibility to the Autism Spectrum Disorders.” John Constantino, psychiatry; pediatrics. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Holden Aud.

Noon – The Society of Professors Emeriti – Luncheon Talk.
“’Impossible to be Silent’ – The Role of Music in Building Community, Bridging Divides, and Expressing Common Humanity.” Timothy O’Leary, general dir., Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. Open only to members of the SocietyEvent details. Whittemore House.

4:15 p.m. – Tumor Immunology Program – Research Seminar Series.
“Haploinsufficiency Causing Human Inflammatory Disease: When One Allele Is Not Enough.” John Atkinson, rheumatology. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Aud.

4:30 p.m. – CBAC Seminar Series.
“Calcium-Permeable Sodium Channels: Novel Modulation of Cardiac Excitation.” C. William (Bill) Balke, cardiology. Event details. Danforth Campus, Whitaker Hall, Room 218.

Tuesday, March 10


Academic Calendar

Spring Break – March 8 to 14.
No Classes.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center – Weekly Seminar Series.
“Expansions in C9ORF72: Current Understanding and Future Directions.” Matthew Harms, neurology. Event details. BJH South, 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud. 314-286-2882.

Noon – Dept. of Molecular Microbiology & Microbial Pathogenesis – Seminar Series.
“Keeping Up With the Plant Destroyers – Genome Evolution in Filamentous Plant Pathogens.” Sophien Kamoun, The Sainsbury Laboratory. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud. 314-362-4829.

5:30 p.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics – Biophysical Evenings Seminar Series.
“How Warfarin Works: Blocking the Redox Shift of a Redox Enzyme in ER Membrane.” Weikai Li, biochemistry and molecular biophysics. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Holden Aud. 314-362-4152.

Other Events

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, March 11

Academic Calendar

Spring Break – March 8 to 14.
No Classes.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Dept. of Anatomy & Neurobiology – Seminar Series.
“The Brain in Motion: Visualizing Brain Biomechanics and Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury.” Phil Bayly, mechanical engineering. Event details. McDonnell Medical Science Bldg., Room 928.

Noon – Inst. of Clinical and Translational Sciences / Applied Health Behavior Research – Behavioral Brown Bag 2 Seminar Series.
“ePHI: What Is It and How Should I Protect It?” Kevin Hardcastle, chief information security officer. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Holden Aud. ahbr@dom.wustl.edu.

Noon – Mallinckrodt Inst. of Radiology – The Twenty-Ninth Annual Daniel R. Biello Memorial Lecture.
“The Evolving Importance of SPECT/CT in Nuclear Medicine.” Dominique Delbeke, editor, Journal of Nuclear Medicine; professor, Vanderbilt U. Medical Center. Barnes-Jewish Hospital South Campus, Mallinckrodt Inst. of Radiology, 510 S. Kingshighway Blvd., 63110, 1st Fl., Scarpellino Aud. 314-362-2809.

Noon – Dept. of Developmental Biology – Weekly Research Forum Series – Development & Regenerative Biology & Cell-to-Cell Communications in Cancer.
“Cancer-Host Crosstalk: Extracellular MicroRNAs in Breast Cancer.” Shizhen Emily Wang, Beckman Research Inst., City of Hope. South Bldg., 3rd Fl., Needleman Library. 314-454-3241.

Thursday, March 12

Academic Calendar

Spring Break – March 8 to 14.
No Classes.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

4:30 p.m. – Institute for Public Health / Epidemiology and Clinical Outcomes -- Research Seminar Series.
“The Contraceptive CHOICE Project: Reducing Unintended Pregnancies in St. Louis and Beyond.” Jeffrey Peipert, ob/gyn. Event details. Taylor Ave. Bldg., Doll & Hill Teaching Room 2131.

5 to 7:30 p.m. – Brown School Policy Forum – Community Action Forum: Investing in Early Childhood.
Roundtable. Registration / Event details. Parents as Teachers, 2228 Ball Dr., St. Louis 63146. forthesakeofall@wustl.edu.





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

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Ongoing Events

5th Annual PB&Joy University-Wide Food Drive – April 2-14.  Kickoff Meetings / RSVP / Event details. stephanie.kurtzman@wustl.edu

DUC and Dining Services -- DUC & CUP.  Tuesday through Saturday, 5 to 10 p.m. On Your Honor $1.50 Coffee starting January 13 available most evenings. Bear Bucks and Meal Points are accepted. DUC Servery, Room 322. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

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


Des Lee Gallery – Student Exhibition – Talk for an Hour. On view from February 6 through March 7. Opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. on Fri., Feb. 6. Event details. Des Lee Gallery, 1627 Washington Ave.

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.

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.