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Calendar of university events

Friday, March 27


Faith-Based


5:30 to 7 p.m. – Catholic Student Center – Catholic Student Union Annual Fish Fry.
All are welcome. Cost $5. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd., 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

7 p.m. – Chabad on Campus – Pink Shabbat Dinner in Partnership with Sharsheret.
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

7 p.m. – African and African-American Studies / Film & Media Studies – African Film Festival.
(Three-day event: Mar. 27, 28, 29.) Event details. Brown Hall, Room 100. toliver-diallo@wustl.edu or 314-935-7879.

Lectures, Readings and Talks


8 a.m. – Dept. of Neurology – Sidney Goldring Lecture in Epilepsy.
“Consciousness Networks in Epilepsy.” Hal Blumenfeld, Yale Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center, Yale U. School of Medicine. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Aud.  314-362-3998.

9:15 a.m. – Dept. of Pediatrics – Grand Rounds.
“Treatment for Pediatric NAFLD: Sweet New Therapies are Coming Through the Portal!” Brian DeBosch, pediatric gastroenterology. Wohl Clinic Bldg., Clopton Aud. 314-454-6006.

11 a.m. – Dept. of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering – Seminar Series.
“Engineering Microbial Metabolism: A Systems Approach.” Jennifer Reed, U. of Wisconsin, Madison. Event details. Brauer Hall, Room 12.

Noon – Siteman Cancer Center – Genitourinary Focus Group & Research Seminar Series.
“Imaging Cellularity in Prostate Cancer.” Sheng-Kwei (Victor) Song, radiology. Wohl Hospital, 2nd Fl., Urology Conf. Room. 314-454-3241.

Noon – Political Science Dept. – Workshop in Politics, Ethics and Society.
“Undermining Promises.” Julia Driver, philosophy. Discussant: Frank Lovett, political science. Event details. Seigle Hall, Room 248.

Noon – Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology – Seminar Series.
“Defining Functional Components of the Bone Marrow Environment.” David Scadden, Harvard U., Massachusetts General Hospital. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Room 426. 314-362-6949.

12:30 p.m. – Div. of Biostatistics – Seminar Series Spring 2015
“T.B.A.” Phil Miller, Div. of Biostatistics. Event details. Shriner’s Bldg., 3rd Fl., MSIBS Graduate Program Classroom 3307.

2 to 5:30 p.m. – Office of Technology Management – Women in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (WIE) Series.
“Translating Academia Research.” Open to female faculty and post-docs. Event details. 4240 Duncan Ave., Suite 110.

2 to 5 p.m. – Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology (PNP) – Campus Forum on “Policing, Race, and Mind: Ferguson and Beyond.”
News story. Event details. Danforth Campus, Wilson Hall, Room 214.

2:30 p.m. – Center for New Institutional Social Sciences – Political Economy Seminar.
“Climate Change on the Mind: Experiments on Candidate Uncertainty and Second Order Beliefs.” Dustin Tingley, Harvard U. Event details. Seigle Hall, Room 248.

4 p.m. – Dept. of English – Faculty Research Panel.
“What We Study – and Might Study – in the Washington University English Department.” Event details. Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge, Room 201.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics – BMB Science Fridays Forum.
“Student Revisit.” Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Room 264. 314-362-3364.

4 p.m. – Performing Arts Dept. – Colloquium.
“Robots, Puppets and Performers.” David Saltz, Ideas for Creative Exploration at U. of Georgia. Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre, Room 302.

6:30 p.m. – Sam Fox School – Public Lecture Series – Cannon Design Lecture for Excellence in Architecture and Engineering.
“Concept and Notation.” Bernard Tschumi, architect; Columbia U. In conjunction with Graduate Architecture Open House. Event details. Steinberg Hall Aud.

Performances

3 p.m. – Dept. of Music – A Colloquium in Honor of Craig A. Monson, on the occasion of his retirement.
“Early Modern Music Investigations.” Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130, Ballroom Theater.

8 p.m. – Performing Arts Department – Sky Sky Sky.
(Mar. 26, 27, 28, 28)  Sky Sky Sky by Elizabeth Birkenmeier; directed by Annamaria Pileggi. Event detailsTickets. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre. 314-935-6543.

Sports

1:30 p.m. – Track & Field
WUSTL Invite. Schedule. Francis Field.

Other Events


11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – DUC / Bon Appetit -- BBQ Fridays.
BBQ Fridays begin this Friday (weather permitting). $6.95. Event details. DUC, Edison Courtyard.

4 to 6:30 p.m. – Sam Fox School – Junior Exhibition 2015: Find Us Next Year – Opening Reception.
Event details. Ely Walker Lofts Bldg., 1520 Washington Ave. 63103. 314-935-9300.

6 to 9 p.m. – Sam Fox School – 2015 BFA in Art Exhibition, Part 1 – Opening Reception.
Parts 2 and 3 are in April. Event details. Des Lee Gallery, 1627 Washington Ave. 63103. 314-621-8735.

6 to 8 p.m. – The DUC Presents / Campus Y – Rock N Roll with Campus Y.
Rock climbing inside the DUC. Learn about Campus Y groups, hear some music, bid on some goods, eat some food and climb the wall. Danforth University Center. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

7:30 p.m. – Association of Latin American Students – La Vida Es Un Carnaval 2015.
(Two-day event: Mar. 27, 28) Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. Contact ALAS.

Saturday, March 28


Film

1 p.m. – African and African-American Studies / Film & Media Studies – African Film Festival – Youth Matinee.
(Three-day event: Mar. 27, 28, 29.) Event details. Brown Hall, Room 100. toliver-diallo@wustl.edu or 314-935-7879.

7 p.m. – African and African-American Studies / Film & Media Studies – African Film Festival.
(Three-day event: Mar. 27, 28, 29.) Event details. Brown Hall, Room 100. toliver-diallo@wustl.edu or 314-935-7879.

Performances


2 p.m. – Performing Arts Department – Sky Sky Sky.
(Mar. 26, 27, 28, 29)  Sky Sky Sky by Elizabeth Birkenmeier; directed by Annamaria Pileggi. Event detailsTickets. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre. 314-935-6543.

8 p.m. – Dept. of Music / KWUR Week – Los Angeles Piano Quartet.
Event detailsTickets. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130, E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.

8 p.m. – Performing Arts Department – Sky Sky Sky.
(Mar. 26, 27, 28, 29)  Sky Sky Sky by Elizabeth Birkenmeier; directed by Annamaria Pileggi. Event detailsTickets. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre. 314-935-6543.

Sports

10 a.m. – Track & Field
WUSTL Invite. Schedule. Francis Field.

Other Events


9 a.m. – Siteman Cancer Center / Colon Cancer Alliance – Undy Run/Walk!
Registration / Event details. (Registration opens at 7 a.m.) Forest Park, St. Louis, Lower Muny Parking Lot.

2 p.m. – Association of Latin American Students – La Vida Es Un Carnaval 2015.
(Two-day event: Mar. 27, 28) Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. Contact ALAS.

7 p.m. – Association of Latin American Students – La Vida Es Un Carnaval 2015.
(Two-day event: Mar. 27, 28) Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Edison Theatre. Contact ALAS.

Sunday, March 29


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.

Film

7 p.m. – African and African-American Studies / Film & Media Studies – African Film Festival.
(Three-day event: Mar. 27, 28, 29.) Event details. Brown Hall, Room 100. toliver-diallo@wustl.edu or 314-935-7879.

Performances

2 p.m. – Performing Arts Department – Sky Sky Sky.
(Mar. 26, 27, 28, 29)  Sky Sky Sky by Elizabeth Birkenmeier; directed by Annamaria Pileggi. Event detailsTickets. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre. 314-935-6543.

Sports

Noon – Softball
vs. Fontbonne. Schedule. WU softball field.

2 p.m. – Softball
vs. Fontbonne. Schedule. WU softball field.

Monday, March 30


Film / Discussion

6:30 p.m. – Jewish, Islamic and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures – Middle East - North Africa Film Series, Spring 2015.
Inch’ Allah Dimanche and TENJA. Event details. Wilson Hall, Room 214.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

11 a.m. – Institute for Public Health – Lecture.
“Health Literacy Challenges and Interventions Across the Health Care System.” Catina Callahan O’Leary, Health Literacy Missouri. Event details. Medical Campus. Taylor Ave. Bldg., Room 2132.

Noon – School of Law – Book Talk with Neil Richards.
“Intellectual Privacy: Rethinking Civil Liberties in the Digital Age.” Neil Richards, law. Event details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, No. 310.

Noon – Dept. of Developmental Biology – Seminar Series.
“KATP Channels and Human Diseases: Developmental Problems and Possibilities.” Colin Nichols, cell biology & physiology. South Bldg., Philip Needleman Library, Room 3907. 314-747-5523.

4 p.m. – Gephardt Institute for Public Service / Brown School / Skandalaris Center – Symposium for Civic Engagement.
Keynote: “The Possible Nation: Practical Ideas for Building a Better Society.” David Bornstein, New York Times writer. RSVP / Event details. Bauer Hall, Room 210.

4:15 p.m. – Tumor Immunology Program – Research Seminar Series – Paul E. Lacy Lecture.
“T Cell Memory and Exhaustion.” Rafi Ahmed, Emory U. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Aud.

4:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Danforth Center on Religion and Politics – Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion.
“Religious Freedom and U.S. Foreign Policy: A Conversation on History, Theory and Practice.” Event details. Umrath Hall Lounge.

5 p.m. – East Asian Languages and Cultures – Talk.
“The Devils Strike Back: Two Versions of ‘Momotaro’ from the 1890s.” Matthew Konigsberg, Freie Universitat, Berlin. Event details. Cupples Hall I, Room 113.

5 p.m. – Kemper Art Museum – Gallery Conversation: Sam Durant.
Features Sabine Eckmann, chief curator and Angela Miller, art history. Event details. Kemper Art Museum.

6 p.m. – Graduate Professional Council – Roads Less Traveled.
Alumni panel on non-traditional career paths for graduate students. Open to all graduate and professional students. RSVP / Event details. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge.

Tuesday, March 31

Lectures, Readings and Talks


9 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Grand Rounds.
“Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr: Does New Media Present New Opportunities or New Problems for Psychiatry?” Patricia Cavazos-Rehg, psychiatry. Event details. Wohl Clinic Bldg., Clopton Aud.

5 p.m. – Assembly Series / Woman’s Club – Annual Ferguson Science Lecture.
“How to Clone a Woolly Mammoth.” Beth Shapiro, U. of California, Santa Cruz. Event details. Knight/Bauer Hall, Emerson Aud.

7 p.m. – Sam Fox School – FOCUS: Ferguson & the St. Louis Metropolitan Region – Panel Discussion: North Side Rising.
Event details. Steinberg Hall Aud.

Other Events

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – WUSTL Office of Sustainability – Active Transportation Month.
Free bike tune-ups from Big Shark Bicycle Company. News story. Facebook page. WUSM, Hope Plaza.

Wednesday, April 1

Lectures, Readings and Talks


11:30 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Wednesday Research Seminar Series.
“State Policies as ‘Tools for Research and Translation’ in Epidemiology.” Richard Grucza, psychiatry. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud.

Noon – Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute / 17th Annual Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers Series.
“International Human Rights Law in Action: Lessons from the Field.” Stephanie Farrior, Vermont Law School. In conjunction with the Global Perspectives on Colorism Conference. Event details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Cullenbine Classroom, No. 305.

Noon – Institute for Public Health / Center for Dissemination and Implementation – Speaker Series.
“Geographic Variation in Public Health Services: Causes & Consequences.” Glen Mays, U. of Kentucky. Event details. Taylor Ave. Bldg., Room 2131.

4 p.m. – Community Service Office – St. Louis Up Close.
“The Local Food Movement: What’s the Real Impact?” Event details. Danforth University Center, Room 233.

6:30 p.m. – Sam Fox School – Public Lecture Series – Anova Lecture for Landscape Architecture.
“Anthropogeomorphology and the Center for Land Use Interpretation.” Matthew Coolidge, founder and director, Center for Land Use Interpretation. Event details. Steinberg Hall Aud.

Thursday, April 2


Community Service

9 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Community Service Office – University-Wide Blood Drive.
Appointments encouraged. Event details. Multiple locations.

Faith-Based

7 p.m. – Catholic Student Center – Holy Thursday Mass.
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

Noon – Office of Human Resources – The You Behind WashU: An Informational Networking Series.
Bring your lunch and learn about the Office of Public Affairs and network with colleagues at this career development event. Presented by Jill Friedman, vice chancellor for public affairs. Open to all current WUSTL employees. Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, Multipurpose Room.

1 to 5:45 p.m. –Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute – Global Perspectives on Colorism Conference.
(Two-day event: Apr. 2, 3)  Event details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Cullenbine Classroom, Room 305.

4 p.m. – Dept. of English / WGSS Program – Talk.
“Auntie Steward.” A talk by Scott Herring, Indiana U. In conjunction with the Queer Theory and Sexuality Studies Speaker Series. Event details. Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge, Room 201.

4 p.m. – University Libraries – Faculty Book Talk.
“Diderot Project: Research & Artifact.” Ken Botnick, art. Event details. Olin Library, Ginkgo Reading Room.

7 p.m. – Assembly Series / Association of Black Students / Student Union Speaker Series – Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture.
“The Power of Storytelling.” LeVar Burton, actor; host of PBS’ “Reading Rainbow.” Event details. Graham Chapel.

8 p.m. – Dept. of English – Visiting Hurst Professor Reading.
Visiting Hurst Professor Michelle Latiolais (UC, Irvine) will read from her work. (On April 7, she will lecture on the craft of fiction.) Event details. Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge, Room 201.

Other Events

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – WUSTL Office of Sustainability – Active Transportation Month.
Free bike tune-ups from Big Shark Bicycle Company. News story. Facebook page. Danforth University Center, North Side.

Friday, April 3


Faith-Based

7 p.m. – Catholic Student Center – Good Friday Service.
All are welcome. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd., 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

7:30 p.m. – Chabad on Campus – Campuswide Seder in College Hall.
Passover 2015 Portal details. Please register online. College Hall. Contact: rabbi@chabadoncampus.org.

7:30 p.m. – Chabad on Campus – JGrads Family-Style Seder.
Passover 2015 Portal details. Please register online. Barry H. Levites Chabad House, 7018 Forsyth Blvd. Contact: rabbi@chabadoncampus.org.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. –Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute – Global Perspectives on Colorism Conference.
(Two-day event: Apr. 2, 3)  Event details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Cullenbine Classroom, Room 305.

Other Events

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – DUC / Bon Appetit -- BBQ Fridays.
BBQ Fridays begin this Friday (weather permitting). $6.95. Event details. DUC, Edison Courtyard.

Saturday, April 4

Faith-Based

7:30 p.m. – Catholic Student Center – Easter Vigil (party to follow in social hall).
All are welcome. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd., 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

8 p.m. – Chabad on Campus – Second Night Classic Seder at Chabad.
Passover 2015 Portal details. Please register online. Barry H. Levites Chabad House, 7018 Forsyth Blvd. Contact: rabbi@chabadoncampus.org.

Sunday, April 5

Faith-Based

9:30 a.m. – Catholic Student Center – Easter Sunday Mass.
All are welcome. Graham Chapel. (NOTE: No 9 p.m. Mass in CSC today.) Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

11:30 a.m. – Catholic Student Center – Easter Sunday Mass.
All are welcome. Graham Chapel. (NOTE: No 9 p.m. Mass in CSC today.) Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

12:30 p.m. – Chabad on Campus – Holiday Lunch.
Barry H. Levites Chabad House, 7018 Forsyth Blvd. Please RSVP online. Contact: rabbi@chabadoncampus.org.





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Ongoing Events

School of Medicine’s -- Mini-Medical School (MMS) is a wonderful opportunity to learn about medicine through lectures, hands-on labs and tours, for people ages 15-92. MMS I on Tuesdays, Mar. 24 to May 12, 7 to 9 p.m. and MMS II on Thursdays, Mar. 26 to May 14, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuition is $175. Registration / Event details. 314-362-6585.

Active Transportation Month promotes alternative commuting. Bike tune-ups, breakfast, scavenger hunts among activities in March and April. News storyFacebook page.

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


Sam Fox School – Junior Exhibition 2015: Find Us Next Year. Opening reception on Mar. 27 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Event details. Ely Walker Lofts Bldg., 1520 Washington Ave. 63103. 314-935-9300.

Sam Fox School / Des Lee Gallery – 2015 BFA in Art Exhibition, Part 1. Opening reception on Mar. 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. Event details. Des Lee Gallery, 1627 Washington Ave. 63103. 314-621-8735.

DBBS’s Office of Diversity Programs and the Health Information Resources Dept. at Becker Medical Library are sponsoring an exhibition of posters highlighting African-Americans in science and technology that is being displayed on the Medical and Danforth Campuses through April 17. Exhibit schedule details / Becker Medical Library page. Among the featured scientists and inventors are ob/gyn professor Sarah England and radiology professor Samuel Achilefu, co-leader of the Oncologic Imaging Program at Siteman Cancer Center.

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.