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  1. Week of April 23, 2014

    1. Wednesday, April 23, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    2. Thursday, April 24, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students

  1. Week of April 23, 2014

    1. Wednesday, April 23, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 3:30 pmDr. Fred Kummerow Centennial Symposium Celebration
        I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 South First Street, Champaign
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMargaret Guerriero - Director of the Land and Chemicals Division, Region 5, U.S. EPA
        ISTC - Sustainable Seminar Series - Top 10 Ways EPA Uses the Principles of Sustainability to Accomplish Its Mission
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      3. 12:00 pmWenjuan Fang (U of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Cosmological Probes of Fundamental Physics"
        464 Loomis
      4. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Nicolas Regnault, l'Ecole Normale Superieure-Paris - Princeton University


        Special ICMT Seminar: "Matrix Product States and the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect"
        NOTE LOCATION: 280 MRL
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Liang Yang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: "Majorana Fermions and Neutrino Mass"
        141 Loomis
      6. 6:00 pmA Screening of the Documentary: "Twice a Stranger"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge (room 1080), Foreign Language Building (FLB), 707 S. Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.
      7. 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmISTC - Sustainability Film Festival: Terra Blight
        Spurlock Museum Knight Auditorium, 600 South Gregory St., Urbana, IL
    2. Thursday, April 24, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmBen McCall - Associate Director for Campus Sustainability, Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and the Environment (iSEE), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ISTC - Sustainable Seminar Series - iSEE a Sustainable Campus
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 12:00 pmJonathan Ritter, Chair, Latin American Studies Program; Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology, University of California, Riverside
        Lecture Series: Echoes of Violence: Postmemory and Indigenous Voice after the War in Peru
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      3. 12:30 pmDr. Tudor Dimofte, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
        Math/Physics Seminar: "3d N=4 theories and knot homologies"
        464 Loomis
      4. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 4:00 pmArijeet Pal, Harvard University
        ICMT Special Seminar: "Many-body localization: a macroscopic quantum phenomena in highly excited states"
        NOTE LOCATION: 280 MRL
      6. 4:00 pmNina Gourianova, Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Northwestern University
        New Directions Lecture - Reinventing Russia: Modernist Myth-Making and National Self-Identity, 1898-1914
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)
      7. 5:30 pmDr. Louise Bourdua, Associate Professor, History of Art Department, University of Warwick, England
        Lecture: "Death in Venice: Constructing and Deconstructing Tombs in the Fourteenth Century"
        KAM Auditorium
      8. 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmISTC - Sustainability Film Festival: Waste = Food
        Spurlock Museum Knight Auditorium, 600 South Gregory St., Urbana, IL
      9. 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFull of Pepper and Light: Welcoming the Gwendolyn Brooks Papers to the University of Illinois

        Lincoln Hall Theater

    3. Friday, April 25, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmRoger Springman - Agricultural Plastics Consultant (Madison, WI)
        ISTC - Sustainable Seminar Series - Agricultural Plastics: Progress and Barriers in Closing the Loop
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 1:00 pmProfessor Ezekiel Johnston-Halperin, Deparment of Physics, Ohio State University
        CM Seminar: "New Horizons for Spin-Based Electronics: High Frequency and Novel Materials"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg

         

      3. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Vincent Noireaux, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota


        Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Seminar: Synthetic biology with a cell-free TX-TL system: metabolism, gene circuits and minimal cell in a test tube
        B102 CLSL (Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory)
      4. 3:00 pmDr. Kathleen E. Halvorsen
        NRES Departmental Seminar by Dr. Kathleen E. Halvorsen
        W-109 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
  2. Week of April 27, 2014

    1. Monday, April 28, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. David Simmons-Duffin, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton


        ICMT Seminar: "The 3D Ising Spectrum Minimizes c"
        NEW LOCATION: 280 MRL, 104 S. Goodwin
      2. 1:00 pmDr. Kevin McSweeney
        NRES Special Departmental Seminar by Dr. Kevin McSweeney
        W-109 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL, 61801
      3. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmDr. Laura Gentry, Visiting Research Assistant Professor, Crop Sciences, U of I
        CABER Seminar Series: Tropical Maize - A Flexible and Sustainable Bioenergy Crop Adapted for the Midwest
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      4. 4:00 pmRuth Wilson Gilmore, Professor of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences and American Studies, Graduate Center, City University of New York
        Cultures of Law in a Global Contexts - Gilmore
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street; Urbana IL
      5. 4:00 pmHelen Chan, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      6. 4:00 pmScott Shenker, UC Berkeley
        Scott Shenker, "Software-Defined Networking: Introduction and Retrospective"
        2405 SC
    2. Tuesday, April 29, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmWendy Wolford, Robert A. and Ruth A. Polson Professor of Sociology, Associate Director for Economic Development. Cornell University
        Lemann Lecture Series: Rediscovering Africa? The Role of Brazilian Experts and Expertise in Mozambican Agriculture
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      2. 3:00 pmINHS Seminar - Dr. Tiffany Knight - Plant-Pollinator Interactions over 120 Years: Loss of Species, Co-Occurrence, and Function
        1005 Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
      3. 3:45 pmLaura Chomiuk, Michigan State University
        Astronomy Colloquium: "The E-Nova Project: A Multi-Wavelength Initiative to Probe Mass Ejection in Novae" - Laura Chomiuk, Michigan State University
        Astronomy 134
      4. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, April 30, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmManichandra Morampudi (U of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Magnetic flux transport in accretion discs"
        464 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pmEugene H. Spafford, Purdue University
        ITI Distinguished Lecture
        Coordinated Science Laboratory Auditorium (B02 CSL)
      3. 4:00 pmBill Shilts, Founding Executive Director
        Nunavut: Canada's Frozen Territory

        Beckman Auditorium of the Beckman Institute

        405 N. Mathews Avenue, Urbana

      4. 4:00 pmGil Refael, California Institute of Technology
        Physics Colloquium
        141 Loomis
  3. Week of May 1, 2014

    1. Thursday, May 1, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmPeter Kornbluh, Director of the National Security Archive's Chile Documentation Project and of the Cuba Documentation Project
        Lecture Series: CHILE 40 Years After the Coup: The Pursuit of Truth and Justice and Historical Accountability through Declassified U.S. Documentation
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      2. 12:30 pmDr. Tudor Dimofte, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
        Math/Physics Seminar: Albrecht Klemm
        Altgeld 243
      3. 1:00 pmCondensed Matter Seminar - Gil Refael
        MRL 280 (Please note change in date and location)
      4. 4:00 pmElif Ertekin, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois
        Hard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 7:30 pmIPRH-Mellon Spring Symposium: “Ecological Bodies” - Opening Keynote
        Chancellor Ballroom, I Hotel Conference Center, 1900 South First Street, Champaign
    2. Friday, May 2, 2014

      1. All DaySixth Annual Energy Biosciences Institute Biofuels Law and Regulation Conference
        I Hotel and Conference Center
      2. 12:00 pmPhyllis Wise, Chancellor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Spring Luncheon and Lecture - "The Intersection of Arts and Higher Education: Delivering on the Promise of a Comprehensive Land-Grant University"
        Champaign Country Club
      3. 1:00 pm   (Central Time)Richard Smith, Director of Corporate Research and Development, Ameren
        Smart Grid Research from a Utility Perspective
        NCSA Auditorium and Webcast
      4. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Comert Kural, Department of Physics, Ohio State University


        Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Seminar: Three-dimensional Analysis of Clathrin-mediated Membrane Trafficking in Living Cells
        B102 CLSL (Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory)
      5. 3:00 pmDr. Michael Jenkins, Purdue University
        NRES Departmental Seminar by Dr. Michael Jenkins
        W-109 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
      6. 4:00 pm   Physical ChemistryFlygare Memorial Lecture, Prof. Eric Heller, Harvard University, "What can frequency domain spectroscopy do for understanding of molecular dynamics?"
        B102 CLSL
      7. All DayIPRH-Mellon Spring Symposium: “Ecological Bodies”
        Chancellor Ballroom, I Hotel Conference Center, 1900 South First Street, Champaign
  4. Week of May 4, 2014

    1. Monday, May 5, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Dmitry Abanin, Perimeter Institute


        ICMT Seminar: "Ergodicity, entanglement, and many-body localization: a fresh look"
        NOTE LOCATION: 280 MRL
      2. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmBob Randle, Vice President Business Development, xF Technologies
        CABER Seminar Series: Progress and Status of Advanced Biofuels: Drop-ins, Fuel Additives and Bio-based Chemicals
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      3. 4:00 pmJoseph DeSimone, Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, May 6, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Craig Townsend
        Prof. Craig Townsend, Johns Hopkins University, "Biosynthesis of β-Lactam Antibiotics and the Force of Convergent Evolution"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, May 7, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Charles Kane, University of Pennsylvania


        Special ICMT Seminar: "The Time Reversal Invariant Fractional Josephson Effect"
      2. 12:00 pmAngelos Anastopoulos (U of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: TBD
        464 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pmSuzanne Amador Kane, Haverford College, Haverford PA
        Physics Colloquium: "When Birds Attack: visual ecology, pursuit-evasion games & raptor hunting strategies"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, May 8, 2014

      1. All DaySusan Wessler
        IGB Fellows Symposium
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 3:00 pmWGGP Spring Reception
    5. Friday, May 9, 2014

      1. All DayCritical Inequalities Conference
    6. Saturday, May 10, 2014

      1. All DayCritical Inequalities Conference
  5. Week of May 11, 2014

    1. Tuesday, May 13, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Pioneers Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 3:00 pm

        Jennifer K. Wagner, JD, PhD
        Formerly of Center for Integration of Genetic and Healthcare Technologies
        University of Pennsylvania


        Human Genomes, Human Rights: Research and Applications to Ensure the Dignity and Equality of All Human Beings
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
    2. Wednesday, May 14, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm

        Brian M. Kemp, PhD
        Department of Anthropology
        Washington State University


        Mommy, Where Does Knowledge Come From? (or, On What I Thought I Knew About Ancient DNA, But Have Come to Learn)
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
  6. Week of June 8, 2014

    1. Thursday, June 12, 2014

      1.  8th Annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana
    2. Friday, June 13, 2014

      1.  8th Annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana
    3. Saturday, June 14, 2014

      1.  8th Annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana
  7. Week of July 6, 2014

    1. Monday, July 7, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmPollen Power Camp
    2. Tuesday, July 8, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmPollen Power Camp
    3. Wednesday, July 9, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmPollen Power Camp
    4. Thursday, July 10, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmPollen Power Camp
    5. Friday, July 11, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmPollen Power Camp
  8. Week of September 1, 2014

    1. Tuesday, September 2, 2014

      1.  Event Grant: “Sepharad as imagined community: language, culture and religion from the early modern period to the 21st century” Conference
    2. Wednesday, September 3, 2014

      1.  Event Grant: “Sepharad as imagined community: language, culture and religion from the early modern period to the 21st century” Conference
  9. Week of September 7, 2014

    1. Wednesday, September 10, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Reception immediately following lecture

        Steven Chu, Professor of Physics and Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Stanford University


        Nelson J. Leonard Distinguished Lecture, Professor Steven Chu, "TBA"
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom
  10. Week of September 28, 2014

    1. Monday, September 29, 2014

      1. 8:00 pm   Inorganic John C. Bailar Lecture2014-2015 John C. Bailar Lecture, Prof. Richard Eisenberg, University of Rochester, "TBA"
        TBA
    2. Tuesday, September 30, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic John C. Bailar Lecture2014-2015 John C. Bailar Lecture, Prof. Richard Eisenberg, University of Rochester, "TBA"
        TBA
  11. Week of October 12, 2014

    1. Wednesday, October 15, 2014

      1. 4:30 pmLecture by John Wilkin (University Librarian and Dean of Libraries)
  12. Week of November 2, 2014

    1. Friday, November 7, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry G.F. Smith Memorial LectureG.F. Smith Lecture, Professor R. Graham Cooks, Purdue University, "TBA"
        116 RAL