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Calendar of university events

Friday, August 28

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


7 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Cardiac, Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center (CBAC) – CBAC 10th Anniversary Symposium.
“Cardiac Arrhythmias: the Genes, the Cell, and the Clinician.” Program / Event details. Danforth Campus, Brauer Hall, Room 12.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Center for the Humanities – Fall 2015 Grant Writing Programs – Information Session, Panel Discussion, and Proposal Workshop Part 1.
(Aug. 28 and workshop part 2 on Sept. 4)  Open to WUSTL faculty. Registration / Event details. cenhum@artsci.wustl.edu or 314-935-5576.

9 a.m. – Inst. of Materials Science & Engineering – Seminar Series.
“T.B.A.” Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

Noon – Siteman Cancer Center – Genitourinary Focus Group & Research Seminar Series.
“Prostate Cancer Immunotherapy – Updates.” Russell Pachynski, oncology. Wohl Hospital, 2nd Fl., Urology Conf. Room. 314-454-3241.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Anthropology – Friday Archaeology.
“Cascading Effects and Social Consequences: Foodwebs in the Ancestral Pueblo Southwest.” Stefani Crabtree, Washington State U.; Universite de Franche-Comte. Event details. McMillan Hall, Room G052.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics – BMB Science Fridays.
“T.B.A.” Paolo De Bona (Galletto Lab). Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Biochemistry Seminar Room 264.

5 p.m. – Boeing PhantomWorks Ventures / Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Boeing Patent Challenge Informational Session, Info Session 2.
(Aug. 27, 28, 31) Event details. Simon Hall, Room 112.

Other Events


9 a.m. to 9 p.m. – First Friday Events.
Celebrate the conclusion of the first week of classes with a full schedule of events. Event details. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – DUC / Bon Appetit – BBQ Friday.
Live music and BBQ every Friday, starting the Friday after spring break and ending the Friday before fall break, weather permitting. Event details. Danforth University Center, Edison Family Courtyard. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

4 to 6 p.m. – Gephardt Inst. for Civic and Community Engagement – Activities Fair.
Event details. Mudd Field.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Catholic Student Center – Graduate Student / Young Adult Happy Hour.
All grad students and young adults ages 21-39 are welcome. Bring your friends! Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd. 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

6 to 8 p.m. – Sam Fox School / Lewis Center – “Buried Wall Dynamic Threshold” – Reception.
Work by Christopher Thomas Campbell, MFA16. Lewis Center, 721 Kingsland Ave. 63130, First-Floor Install Space. 314-935-9300.

Saturday, August 29

Performances

4 p.m. – School of Medicine – Summer Concert.
Features Medical Center faculty, staff and students. Refreshments follow concert. Event details. Center for Advanced Medicine Lobby, 4921 Parkview Pl., 63110 (Euclid and Forest Park). Parking available in North Garage at 224 South Euclid. Sarah Colby at sjc0705@bjc.org.

Sunday, August 30

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.
First 9 p.m. Mass of the new school year. All are welcome. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd. 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

1 to 4 p.m. – Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship – WU-STL Session: What is Innovation?
Event details. Bauer Hall, Room 330, Active Learning Lab.

Monday, August 31

Lectures, Readings and Talks


Noon – Dept. of Developmental Biology – Seminar Series.
“Developmental Anomalies and Pediatric Cancer: An Emerging Connection.” Todd Druley, pediatrics; genetics; Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology. South Bldg., Philip Needleman Library, Room 3907. 314-747-5523.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Psychology – General Talk.
“Effort Reporting Refresher Training.” Presented by Sponsored Research. Event details. Psychology Bldg., Room 216.

5 p.m. – Boeing PhantomWorks Ventures / Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Boeing Patent Challenge Informational Session, Info Session 3.
(Aug. 27, 28, 31) Event details. Simon Hall, Room 112.

Other Events

6:30 p.m. – University College – M.A. in American Culture Studies Gathering.
Meet our fall semester faculty. AMCS staff will announce the spring courses and changes in the program. Event details. January Hall, Room 30.

Tuesday, September 1

Lectures, Readings and Talks


10:30 a.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics – Seminar Series.
“Targeting Chromatin Regulation: Progress Towards Chemical Probes for Methyl-Lysine Readers.” Stephen Frye, U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Biochemistry Seminar Room 264.

Noon – Knight ADRC – Weekly Seminar Series.
“Social Work Considerations in Alzheimer Disease.” Terri Hosto, MSW; neurology and Rebecca Fierberg, Knight ADRC social worker; Adult Children Study Research Coordinator.  Event details. BJH South, 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud.

2:30 p.m. – Clinical Research Training Center – Career Development Seminar Retreat.
“Promoting Professionalism: Addressing Behaviors that Undermine a Culture of Safety, Reliability, and Accountability. James Pichert, Vanderbilt U. Medical Center. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud.

4 p.m. –- Dept. of Anthropology – Colloquium.
“Agricultural Origins in China.” Gary Crawford,U. of Toronto, Mississauga. Event details. McMillan Hall, G052.

Other Events


11:30 a.m. – Wellness Connection – WashU Moves Kickoff – Danforth Campus.
RSVP / Event detailsNews story.  Brookings Hall steps.

12:05 – 12:55 p.m. – Toast of WU Toastmasters 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 – Tuesday Tea @ 3
Every Tuesday that school is in session – free hot tea and treats, featuring a student organization every week. Event details. DUC, 1st Fl., Tisch Commons.

Wednesday, September 2


Lectures, Readings and Talks


4 p.m. – MAGEEP / I-CARES – Seminars & Meetings.
“Social Network Models for Predicting and Influencing Smart-grid User Behavior.” Arye Nehorai, chair, electrical & systems engineering. Event details. Brauer Hall, Room 12.

5 p.m. –Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Boeing Challenger: Speed Dating.
Find your dream team for the PhantomWorks Ventures Patent Commercialization Challenge. Event details. Lopata Hall Gallery.

5:30 p.m. – Liberman Graduate Center – ProSPER – Informational Session 1 – Danforth Campus.
ProSPER is Promoting Science Policy, Education, and Research. (Medical Campus session is on Sept. 3.) Event details. Danforth University Center, Room 300.

Performances

7 p.m. – Edison Series 2015-16 -- St. Louis Black Rep presents “Tell Me Somethin’ Good.”
(Runs Sept. 2 through Sept. 20.)  Tickets / Event detailsNews story. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. edison@wustl.edu or 314-935-6543.

Other Events


11:30 a.m. – Wellness Connection – WashU Moves Kickoff – Medical Campus.
RSVP / detailsNews story.  Hudlin Park.

Noon to 1 p.m. – WUSTL Speaks Toastmasters Club on the Danforth 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. NEW LOCATION: Danforth Campus, Olin Library, Room 142.

4 p.m. – Gephardt Inst. for Civic and Community Engagement – 10th Anniversary Celebration – Achievement in Community Engagement Awards.
RSVP / Event details. Knight Hall, Emerson Aud.

Thursday, September 3

Lectures, Readings and Talks


8 a.m. – WUSM Div. of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research – Inaugural Philip E. Cryer, M.D. Lecture.
“The Challenge of Beta Cell Replacement Therapy: From Its Beginnings in St. Louis.” Gordon Weir, Harvard Medical School. Event details. Wohl Clinic, Clopton Aud.

Noon – Office of Human Resources / Career Center / DIFFS – The You Behind WashU Series.
Learn about the Financial Services department and network with colleagues. Open to current WUSTL employees. Presenters / Event details. Danforth Campus, Mallinckrodt Center, Multipurpose Room.

5:30 p.m. – Liberman Graduate Center – ProSPER – Informational Session 2 – Medical Campus.
ProSPER is Promoting Science Policy, Education, and Research. (Danforth Campus session is on Sept. 2.)  Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Room 209.

Performances

7 p.m. – Edison Series 2015-16 -- St. Louis Black Rep presents “Tell Me Somethin’ Good.”
(Runs Sept. 2 through Sept. 20.)  Tickets / Event detailsNews story. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. edison@wustl.edu or 314-935-6543.

Other Events

3 to 5:30 p.m. – Gephardt Inst. for Civic and Community Engagement – Community Service SLAM.
Gain exposure to different community service student groups on campus. Event details. Ursa’s Stageside.

5 p.m. – University College – Meet the Dean.
RSVP / Event details. January Hall, Room 30.

5:30 to 8 p.m. – Graduate Professional Council – OUTgrads Meet and Greet.
Event details. Danforth University Center, Liberman Graduate Center, Suite 300.

Friday, September 4

Lectures, Readings and Talks


7:45 a.m. – Dept. of Neurology – Grand Rounds Lecture Series.
“Genetic Discovery & Pathomechanism in Hereditary Myopathies.” Conrad Weihl, neurology. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Aud.

10 a.m. to Noon – Center for the Humanities – Fall 2015 Grant Writing Programs – Proposal Workshop Part 2.
(Info session and workshop part 1 on Aug. 28)  Limited seating. Open to WUSTL faculty. Registration / Event details.   cenhum@artsci.wustl.edu or 314-935-5576.

Performances

8 p.m. – Edison Series 2015-16 -- St. Louis Black Rep presents “Tell Me Somethin’ Good.”
(Runs Sept. 2 through Sept. 20.)  Tickets / Event detailsNews story. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. edison@wustl.edu or 314-935-6543.

Other Events

9 to 11 a.m. – DUC N’ DONUTS
The first Friday of the month signals free donuts and coffee, and a current monthly event listing. Event details. Danforth University Center, North Entrance.

Saturday, September 5

Performances

8 p.m. – Edison Series 2015-16 – St. Louis Black Rep presents “Tell Me Somethin’ Good.”
(Runs Sept. 2 through Sept. 20.)  Tickets / Event detailsNews story. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. edison@wustl.edu or 314-935-6543.

Sunday, September 6


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.
First 9 p.m. Mass of the new school year. All are welcome. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd. 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

Performances

3 p.m. – Edison Series 2015-16 – St. Louis Black Rep presents “Tell Me Somethin’ Good.”
(Runs Sept. 2 through Sept. 20.)  Tickets / Event detailsNews story. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. edison@wustl.edu or 314-935-6543.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

1 to 4 p.m. – Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship – WU-STL Session: Introduction to the Business Model Canvas.
Session concludes with an optional collaborative work session from 4 to 6 p.m. Event details. Bauer Hall, Room 330, Active Learning Lab.

Monday, September 7

Academic Calendar

Labor Day – National Holiday.
No classes.

Tuesday, September 8


Community Service

9 a.m. – Gephardt Inst. for Civic and Community Engagement – University-Wide Blood Drives.
Various times and locations / Event details.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Office of Human Resource / University Libraries – First Year Reading Program for Staff – Book Discussion.
(Sept. 8 through Sept. 17)  A free copy of the FYRP book “Citizen” to the first 160 WUSTL staff who register for a book discussion session. RSVP / Event details. Olin Library, Room 142. rudolphc@wustl.edu or alfredabrown@wustl.edu.

Other Events


12:05 – 12:55 p.m. – Toast of WU Toastmasters 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 – Tuesday Tea @ 3

Every Tuesday that school is in session – free hot tea and treats, featuring a student organization every week. Event details. DUC, 1st Fl., Tisch Commons.

5 p.m. – Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Skandalaris Entrepreneurship Fair.
Event details. Danforth University Center, Edison Family Courtyard. (If raining – location is Knight Hall, Frick Forum.)

Wednesday, September 9

Lectures, Readings and Talks


Noon – Sam Fox School – Discussions in Architectural History and Theory Series Lecture.
“Writing about the City.” M. Christine Boyer, Princeton. Event detailsSeries schedule. Givens Hall, Kemp Aud.

Noon – Barnes-Jewish Hospital Ethics Committee / Barnes-Jewish Hospital Spiritual Care Services – Sixth Annual Arthur M. Lucas Medical Ethics Lecture Series.
“Better Words to Say: Communicating Effectively with Seriously Ill Patients.” Steven Pantilat, medicine; palliative care, U. of California, San Francisco. Eric P. Newman Education Center, 320 S. Euclid Ave. 63110. BJHEthics@bjc.org or 314-747-5361.

Noon – Office of Human Resource / University Libraries – First Year Reading Program for Staff – Book Discussion.
(Sept. 8 through Sept. 17)  A free copy of the FYRP book “Citizen” to the first 160 WUSTL staff who register for a book discussion session. RSVP / Event details. Olin Library, Room 142. rudolphc@wustl.edu or alfredabrown@wustl.edu.

Performances

7 p.m. – Edison Series 2015-16 – St. Louis Black Rep presents “Tell Me Somethin’ Good.”
(Runs Sept. 2 through Sept. 20.)  Tickets / Event detailsNews story. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. edison@wustl.edu or 314-935-6543.

Other Events


Noon to 1 p.m. – WUSTL Speaks Toastmasters Club on the Danforth 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. NEW LOCATION: Danforth Campus, Olin Library, Room 142.

3:30 to 5 p.m. – Campus Diversity Collaborative – CDC Kickoff.
Structured networking session. Event details. Danforth Campus, Mallinckrodt Center, Multipurpose Room (lower level).

Thursday, September 10

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – Office of Human Resource / University Libraries – First Year Reading Program for Staff – Book Discussion.
(Sept. 8 through Sept. 17)  A free copy of the FYRP book “Citizen” to the first 160 WUSTL staff who register for a book discussion session. RSVP / Event details. Olin Library, Room 142. rudolphc@wustl.edu or alfredabrown@wustl.edu.

12:45 to 2:45 p.m. – WUSM Office of Faculty Affairs – Spotlight on Women in Medicine & Science.
WUSM female faculty highlight their work in diverse fields of science. Registration / Event details. Maternity Bldg., Schwarz Aud.

4:30 p.m. – Danforth Center on Religion and Politics – Religion, Medicine, and Law Lecture Series.
“Obamacare and American Values.” David Craig, Indiana U.-Purdue U., Indianapolis. RSVP / Event details. Umrath Hall Lounge.

5:30 p.m. – Office of Human Resource / University Libraries – First Year Reading Program for Staff – Book Discussion.
(Sept. 8 through Sept. 17)  A free copy of the FYRP book “Citizen” to the first 160 WUSTL staff who register for a book discussion session. RSVP / Event details. Olin Library, Room 142. rudolphc@wustl.edu or alfredabrown@wustl.edu.

5:30 p.m. – Office of Human Resource / University Libraries – First Year Reading Program for Staff – Book Discussion.
(Sept. 8 through Sept. 17)  A free copy of the FYRP book “Citizen” to the first 160 WUSTL staff who register for a book discussion session. RSVP / Event details. Medical School Library, Conf. Room 301. rudolphc@wustl.edu or alfredabrown@wustl.edu.

Performances


7 p.m. – Edison Series 2015-16 – St. Louis Black Rep presents “Tell Me Somethin’ Good.”
(Runs Sept. 2 through Sept. 20.)  Tickets / Event detailsNews story. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. edison@wustl.edu or 314-935-6543.

8 to 10 p.m. – University College / Dept. of Music – Jazz at Holmes Fall 2015.
Special event: Antonio Figura, William Lenihan & Steve Davis. Event details. Danforth Campus, Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge.





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

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Ongoing Events

First Year Center. Connecting people, programs, and resources. Calendar Events. firstyearcenter@wustl.edu or 314-935-5040.


Ongoing Exhibits

University Libraries / Center for the Humanities – Material Culture: Highlights From the Center for the Humanities. On view through Aug. 31. Event details. Olin Library, in the Grand Staircase Lobby and the Ginkgo Room.

University Libraries – WWI Posters from the Louis and Jodi Atkin Family Collection now on display through October 2015. An exhibit of 31 posters on display on levels 1, 2, and 3 of Olin Library. Event details.

University Libraries / Modern Graphic History Library – The Center for the Humanities Collection. On view through August 31. Event details. Olin Library, Grand Staircase Lobby and the Ginkgo Room.

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.

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.

Artwork in the Farrell – Donald Horstman’s show consists of 2D and 3D art and will be on display from June 5 through Sept. 4. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, in the 2nd floor Hearth and link areas. 314-747-3284.