University Events

“University Events” lists a portion of the activities taking place at Washington University Sept. 12-25. Visit the Web for expanded calendars for the Hilltop Campus (calendar.wustl.edu) and the School of Medicine (medschool.wustl.edu/calendars.html).

Exhibits

History of Adult Education at Washington University, 1854-2004. Through May 31. January Hall, Rm. 20. 935-4806.

Chinese Ceramics Today. Through Sept. 30. Des Lee Gallery, 1627 Washington Ave. 935-4643.

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Influence 150: 150 Years of Shaping a City, a Nation, the World. Through Dec. 7. Gallery of Art. 935-4523.

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Inscriptions of Time/Topographies of History: The Photographs of Alan Cohen. Through Dec. 7. Gallery of Art. 935-5423.

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School of Architecture, Washington University in St. Louis, 1948 to the Present. Sept. 14-Oct. 5. Givens Hall. 935-6200.

University Libraries Pop-Up Book Exhibit. Sept. 14-30. Olin Library, Lvl. 1, Special Collections. 935-5495.

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Washington University School of Law: A Pictorial History. Sept. 14-21. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Lvl. 3. 935-8598.

Films

Friday, Sept. 19

7 p.m. Gallery of Art Film Presentation. In July. Directed by Fatih Akin. Brown Hall, Rm. 100. 935-4523.

Lectures

Friday, Sept. 12

8 a.m. Radiation Oncology Lecture. Annual Norman K. Probstein Oncology Lecture. “Prostate Cancer: Recent Advances, Future Directions.” Philip Kantoff, dir. of the Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology and chief of solid tumor oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Center, Harvard U. Maternity Bldg., Schwarz Aud. 362-2866.

9:15 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds. “What Happens to Children With Asthma When They Grow Up.” Robert C. Strunk, Donald Strominger Professor of Pediatrics. Clopton Aud., 4950 Children’s Place. 454-6006.

11 a.m.-noon. Comorbidity & Addictions Brown Bag Seminar. John Wallace, assoc. prof. of social work, U. of Mich. Co-sponsored by African & Afro-American Studies. Goldfarb Hall, Rm. 246. 935-6128.

Noon. Cell Biology & Physiology Seminar. “Axonal Transport of Mitochondria: What’s Directing Traffic?” Peter Hollenbeck, assoc. prof. of biological sciences, Purdue U. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Rm. 426. 362-3964.

4 p.m. Anatomy & Neurobiology Seminar. “The Genetics of Obesity and Diabetes in Mice.” James Cheverud, prof. of anatomy & neurobiology. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Rm. 928. 362-7043.

Saturday, Sept. 13

10 a.m. Physics Science Saturdays Lecture Series. “Physics Underlying Echocardiographic Imaging.” James Miller, Albert Gordon Hill Professor of Physics. Crow Hall, Rm. 201. 935-6276.

Monday, Sept. 15

Noon. Center for the Study of Nervous System Injury Lecture. “Brain-Computer Interfaces: Cortical Neuroprosthetics.” Daniel Moran, asst. prof. of biomedical engineering. Maternity Bldg., Schwarz Aud. 362-9462.

Noon-1 p.m. Work, Families, & Public Policy Brown Bag Seminar Series. “The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black First Names.” Steven Levitt, prof. of economics, U. of Chicago. Eliot Hall, Rm. 300. 935-4918.

4 p.m. Biology Seminar. “Improving Local Schools: How Scientists Impact K-12 Students and Teachers.” Vicky May, outreach director in biology. Rebstock Hall, Rm. 322. 935-5348.

4 p.m. Physics Seminar. “Magnetic Field Induced Fantasize Effect in the High Temperature Superconductor YBa2Cu30(7-d): An Analogy to Rotating He.” Roll Lorenz, dept. de physique de la mature condense, U. of Geneva, Switzerland. (3:45 p.m. coffee). Compton Hall, Rm. 241. 935-6276.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

4 p.m. Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics Seminar. “Retroviral Integrase: From Function to Structure and Back.” Isaac Wong, assoc. prof., Markey Cancer Center, U. of Ky. Cori Aud., 4565 McKinley Ave. 362-0261.

6 p.m. Architecture Monday Night Lecture Series. “The Projects of Allied Works.” Brad Cloepfil, architect, Allied Works Architects, Portland, Ore. (5:30 p.m. reception, Givens Hall.) Steinberg Aud. 935-6293.

Thursday, Sept. 18

Noon. Genetics Seminar Series. “Strategies to Identify Genetics Variants Responsible for a Linkage Signal for a Complex Genetic Trait.” Michael Boehnke, prof. of biostatics, U. of Mich. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Rm. 823. 362-2139.

4 p.m. Chemistry Seminar Series. “Relationships Between the Structure of Weakly Bound Complexes and Their Spectra or Dynamics: What Can We Learn From Quantum and Classical Dynamics Simulations.” Ann B. McCoy, assoc. prof. of chemistry, Ohio State U. (Coffee preceding.) McMillen Lab, Rm. 311. 935-6530.

4-5 p.m. Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Seminar. “Interactions and Function of Gap Junction Channels in the Eye.” Nalin Kumar, prof. of ophthalmology & visual sciences, U. of Ill.-Chicago. Maternity Bldg., Rm. 725. 362-1006.

4:15 p.m. Earth & Planetary Sciences Colloquium. “Hot Rocks in High Places: Exhumation, Metamorphism and Melting in the Western Himalaya.” Alan Whittington, asst. prof. of geological sciences, U. of Mo. McDonnell Hall, Rm. 362. 935-5610.

Friday, Sept. 19

9:15 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds. “Beyond Mortality: Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Children With Complex Congenital Heart Disease.” Gil Wernovsky, The Cardiac Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Clopton Aud., 4950 Children’s Place. 454-6006.

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Symposium. Annual Leonard Berg Symposium. “Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease: Structural, Functional & Molecular Neuroimaging.” (Continues 7 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Sept. 20.) Cost: $150. Chase Park Plaza, 212-232 N. Kingshighway Blvd. To register: 286-2882.

Noon. Cell Biology & Physiology Seminar. “Intracellular Compartments of the Insulin-sensitive Glucote Transporter GLUT4.” Amira Klip, prof. & senior scientist of pediatrics, biochemistry & physiology, U. of Toronto. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Rm. 426. 362-6950.

Noon-4:30 p.m. Program in Physical Therapy Symposium. Steven J. Rose Symposium. “The Role of the Cerebellum and the Basal Ganglia in Movement Disorders.” Amy J. Bastian, asst. prof. of neurology neuroscience and physical medicine & rehab., Kennedy Krieger Inst. and Johns Hopkins U. School of Medicine, and Thomas H. Tung, prof. of neurology. 4444 Forest Park Blvd., Rm. B112. Cost: $25. To register, call 286-1494.

3 p.m. Department of Russian Talk. “How My Studies at Washington University Influenced My Career.” Joyce Barnathan, asst. managing editor, Business Week. Mallinckrodt Student Center, Lambert Lounge. 935-5177.

4 p.m. Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar. “Plasticity and Dynamics of Visual Cortex Networks.” Mriganka Sur, Fairchild Professor of Neuroscience, Mass. Inst. of Technology. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Rm. 928. 362-7043.

Saturday, Sept. 20

10 a.m. Physics Science Saturdays Lecture Series. “Magnetic Materials and Magnetic Information Storage.” Stuart A. Solin, Charles M. Hohenberg Professor of Experimental Physics. Crow Hall, Rm. 201. 935-6276.

Monday, Sept. 22

Noon. Neurology & Neurosurgery Center for the Study of Nervous System Injury Seminar. “The Role of Astrocytes in Epileptogenesis in an Animal Model of Tuberous Sclerosis.” Michael Wong, asst. prof. of neurosurgery. Maternity Building, Schwarz Aud. 362-9462.

4 p.m. Immunology Research Seminar Series. “Structure and Function of the Immunologic Synapse.” Andrey Shaw, prof. of immunology & pathology. Eric P. Newman Education Center. 362-2763.

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4 p.m. Students Taking On Multicultural Pursuits (STOMP) Lecture. Vijay Prashad, author and co-founder, Forum of Indian Leftists. Part of LIV IN COLOR, the Annual Campus Week of Dialogue on Race Relations. Steinberg Hall Aud. stomp@rescomp.wustl.edu.

7:30 p.m. Harris Institute for Global Legal Studies Lecture. “The New Anti-Semitism: An International Human Rights Challenge.” Irwin Cotler, prof. of law, McGill U., Montreal. Co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom. 935-7988.

Tuesday, Sept. 23

8 a.m.-4 p.m. St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center Course. “STD Update Course.” (Continues 8:15-11:30 a.m. Sept. 24.) Cost: $75. Registration required. Bernard Becker Medical Library, Rm. 601A. To register, call 747-0294.

Noon. Program in Physical Therapy Research Seminar. “Exercise and Successful Aging: What We’ve Learned and New Directions.” Susan B. Racette, asst. prof. of physical therapy. 4444 Forest Park Blvd., Rm. B112. 286-1404.

4 p.m. Chemistry Seminar. “Metalloaromaticity and Gallium Triple Bonds: Musings on Ga-Ga Multiple Bonds.” Gregory H. Robinson, prof. of chemistry, U. of Ga. (Coffee preceding lecture.) McMillen Lab., Rm. 311. 935-6530.

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7 p.m. Remembering 1853: A Sesquicen-tennial Celebration of the Humanities. “1853: Love of Zion and the Beginning of Modern Hebrew Literature.” Nancy Berg, assoc. prof. of Asian and Near Eastern languages and literatures. McDonnell Hall, Rm. 162. 935-6759.

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7 p.m. Students Taking On Multicultural Pursuits (STOMP) Presentation. Bob Hansman, prof. of architecture. Part of LIV IN COLOR, the Annual Campus Week of Dialogue on Race Relations. Simon Hall, May Aud. stomp@rescomp.wustl.edu.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

11 a.m. Assembly Series. Olin School of Business Sesquicentennial Lecture. Paul Volcker, chairman of the International Accounting Standards Committee and former chairman of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System. Graham Chapel. 935-5285.

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3:30 p.m. American Association of University Professors Lecture. “Academic Freedom and the Purpose of the University.” Edward Foote, former president, U. of Miami, and Mary Burgan, chair of the dept. of English, Indiana U. Laboratory Sciences Bldg., Rm. 300.

4 p.m. Biochemistry & Molecular Bio-physics Seminar. “Structural Biology in the Third Millennium.” Steven Almo, prof. of biochemistry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, N.Y. Cori Aud., 4565 McKinley Ave. 362-0261.

4:30 p.m. George Warren Brown School of Social Work Fall Lecture Series. “My Brother’s Keeper: Reflections of a Communitarian.” Amitai Etzioni, dir., Inst. of Communitarian Policy Studies. Brown Hall Lounge. 935-6661.

Thursday, Sept. 25

Noon. Genetics Seminar Series. “Temporal Precision in the Mammalian Circadian System: A Reliable Clock From Less Reliable Neurons.” Erik Herzog, prof. of biology. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Rm. 823. 362-2139.

4 p.m. Chemistry Seminar. “Biophysical Approaches to Metalloendonuclease Structure and Function.” Cythia M. Dupureur, prof. of chemistry, U. of Mo.-St. Louis. (Coffee preceding seminar.) McMillen Lab., Rm. 311. 935-6530.

Music

Thursday, Sept. 18

8-10 p.m. Jazz at Holmes Series. Reggie Thomas, piano, and trio. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge. 935-4841.

Sports

Friday, Sept. 12

3 p.m. Volleyball vs. Central College. Athletic Complex. 935-4705.

7 p.m. Women’s Soccer vs. Elmhurst College. Francis Field. 935-4705.

8:30 p.m. Volleyball vs. U. of Wis.-Whitewater. Athletic Complex. 935-4705.

Saturday, Sept. 13

10 a.m. Volleyball vs. Ohio Northern U. Athletic Complex. 935-4705.

3:30 p.m. Volleyball vs. Wittenburg U. Athletic Complex. 935-4705.

7 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. Wheaton College. Francis Field. 935-4705.

Friday, Sept. 19

8 p.m. Volleyball vs. Juniata College. Athletic Complex. 935-4705.

Saturday, Sept. 20

12:30 p.m. Volleyball vs. Baldwin-Wallace College. Athletic Complex. 935-4705.

1 p.m. Football vs. Ill. Wesleyan U. Francis Field. 935-4705.

5:30 p.m. Volleyball vs. Trinity U. Athletic Complex. 935-4705.

Sunday, Sept. 21

1 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. Centre College. Francis Field. 935-4705.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

5:30 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. Ill. Wesleyan U. Francis Field. 935-4705.

7:30 p.m. Women’s Soccer vs. Ill. Wesleyan U. Francis Field. 935-4705.

And more…

Friday, Sept. 12

7 p.m. Gallery of Art Public Exhibition Tour. Led by student docents. Gallery of Art. 935-4523.

Saturday, Sept. 13

10:30 a.m. Professional M.B.A. Diploma Ceremony. William A. Peck, dir., Center for Health Policy. (Reception follows.) Simon Hall, May Aud. 935-8735.

Thursday, Sept. 18

4 p.m. Olin School of Business and Fudan University E.M.B.A. Commencement. Ceremony for Executive M.B.A. program of the Olin School of Business and Fudan U., Shanghai, China. (Reception follows in the Charles F. Knight Executive Education Center.) Graham Chapel. 935-8735.

8 p.m. Writing Program Reading Series. Amy Bloom, author. Duncker Hall, Rm. 201, Hurst Lounge. 935-7130.

Monday, Sept. 22

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4 p.m. Students Taking On Multicultural Pursuits (STOMP) Forum. “MinorityMODELminoritY. Part of LIV IN COLOR, the Annual Campus Week of Dialogue on Race Relations. Ursa’s Cafe Fireside. stomp@rescomp.wustl.edu.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

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7 p.m. Students Taking On Multicultural Pursuits (STOMP) Event. “Not PC Jeopardy.” Part of LIV IN COLOR, the Annual Campus Week of Dialogue on Race Relations. Simon Hall, May Aud. stomp@rescomp.wustl.edu.

Thursday, Sept. 25

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7 p.m. Students Taking On Multicultural Pursuits (STOMP) Debate. Part of LIV IN COLOR, the Annual Campus Week of Dialogue on Race Relations. Simon Hall, May Aud. stomp@rescomp.wustl.edu.

8 p.m. Writing Program Reading Series. Amy Bloom, author. Duncker Hall, Rm. 201, Hurst Lounge. 935-7130.

Founders Week

Tuesday, Sept. 16

7 p.m. Remembering 1853: A Sesquicentennial Celebration of the Humanities. “China in 1853: Bandits at Home and Foreigners on the Shores.” Robert Hegel, prof. of Chinese in Asian and Near Eastern languages and literatures. McDonnell Hall, Rm. 162. 935-6759.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

11 a.m. Assembly Series. Arts & Sciences Sesquicentennial Lecture. “What Kind of Borders Will Exist in the 21st Century?” Thomas Friedman, columnist, The New York Times. Athletic Complex. 935-5285.

2 p.m. Arts & Sciences Conversations. “What Kind of International Borders Will Exist in the 21st Century?” James V. Wertsch, Marshall S. Snow Professor in Arts & Sciences, moderator. Graham Chapel. 935-6820.

Thursday, Sept. 18

11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Washington University Campus Store Event. Annual “Spirit of St. Louis” event. Sale, book-signing, prizes and birthday cake to celebrate the 150th. Mallinckrodt Student Center, Campus Store. 935-5500.

Friday, Sept. 19

9 a.m. Campus Tour From Brookings Archway. Led by University Archivist Carole Prietto. (Also at 12:15 p.m. and Sept. 20, 9 & 11 a.m., tour repeated by members of the admissions staff.) Sponsored by the Alumni Association. Brookings Hall. 935-6911.

11:45 a.m. Founders Weekend Lunchtime Learning. Robert L. Virgil, chairman, WUSTL Sesquicentennial Commission, speaker. Registration required. Steinberg Hall. 935-9611.


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