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  1. Week of August 27, 2014

    1. Wednesday, August 27, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmSascha Hilgenfeldt, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: "Packings and Tilings: What do Shape and Structure tell us about Cellular Materials?"
        141 Loomis
    2. Friday, August 29, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmBernard F. Schutz, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute)
        NCSA Colloquium: Data Science from an European Perspective
        Auditorium, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
      2. 12:00 pmGianluigi Rossi, Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Parma
        "Epidemiological Modeling:Assessment of Bovine Tuberculosis Surveillance in the Dairy Farm Network in Emilia-Romagna (Italy)"
        2506 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building, 2001 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana
      3. 1:00 pmRuslan Prozorov, Ames Laboratory Iowa State University
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Using Controlled Disorder to Study Pairing in Iron Based Superconductors -
        190 ESB
      4. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm"Molecular Basis of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Nsp1-Mediated Interferon Regulation and Generation of Altered Interferon Phenotype Mutant Viruses"
      5. 3:00 pmDr. Robert Schooley
        NRES Departmental Seminar by Dr. Robert Schooley
        Room W-109 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
  2. Week of September 1, 2014

    1. Tuesday, September 2, 2014

      1. 9:00 amEvent Grant Conference: “Sepharad as Imagined Community: Language, Culture and Religion from the Early Modern Period to the 21st Century”
        The Illini Union, Room 210
      2. 12:00 pmReza Farivar, PhD
        A New Error-Free Short Read Alignment Algorithm
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      3. 3:45 pmSarah Ballard, University of Washington
        Astronomy Colloquium - "Choose Your Own Adventure: Multiplicity of Planets among the Kepler M Dwarfs" - Sarah Ballard, University of Washington
        Astronomy 134
      4. 4:00 pmCharles Sing, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois
        Soft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Wednesday, September 3, 2014

      1. 9:00 amEvent Grant Conference: “Sepharad as Imagined Community: Language, Culture and Religion from the Early Modern Period to the 21st Century”
        The Illini Union, Room 210
      2. 12:00 pmMilton Ruiz (UIUC)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"Gravitational Waves as Probes of Dark Matter Spikes around Massive Black Holes"
        464 Loomis
      3. 1:00 pmDain Borges, Department of History, University of Chicago
        Lemann Lecture Series. Novels of Upward Mobility in a Post-Emancipation Metropolis: Lima Barreto and Machado de Assis
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
      4. 4:00 pmTaylor Hughes, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: "Melting a Quantum Computer"
        141 Loomis
    3. Thursday, September 4, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      2. 4:00 pmCarol Leff, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
        New Directions Lecture - Is There Still an “Eastern” Europe?
        210 General Lounge, Illini Union (1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801)
      3. 6:00 pmOpening Event: The Great War: Experiences, Representations, Effects
        Krannert Art Museum Gelvin Noel Annex and Light Court
    4. Friday, September 5, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmGustavo Caetano-Anolles
        Institute for Universal Biology - NASA Astrobiology Institute Seminar Lecture Series
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 1:00 pmMatthais Imboden, Boston University
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Quench Condensed Atomic Calligraphy
        190 ESB
      3. 3:00 pmDr. Elizabeth Flaherty
        NRES Departmental Seminar by Dr. Elizabeth Flaherty
        Room W-109 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
  3. Week of September 7, 2014

    1. Monday, September 8, 2014

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmWGGP Fall Reception
        101 International Studies Building
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDr. Gerald Nelson
        Inaugural International Food Security Initiative Lecture: Advancing Global Food Security in the Face of a Changing Climate
        Monsanto Room, College of ACES Library
      3. 4:00 pmTresa Pollock, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara
        Materials Science and Engineering Racheff Lecture
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, September 9, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmEben Alsberg, PhD
        Guiding Stem Cell Fate for Tissue Engineering Applications Via Spatiotemporally Controlled Signal Presentation
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 12:00 pmAnya Hamrick-Nevinglovskaya (Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative and World Literatures)
        Noontime Scholars Lecture - Strung Out: Chekhov's Neurasthenics, Trauma, and Nineteenth Century Models of Nervous Shock
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)
      3. 3:00 pmINHS Seminar - Dr. J. L. Crane - A Brief history of Early Biological Systematics from Aristotle to Linnaeus
        1005 Forbes Natural History Building - 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
      4. 3:00 pmLisa Sun, Assistant Professor, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University
        “Narrating Disaster”
        College of Law Faculty Lounge
      5. 3:45 pmSamaya Nissanke, U of Colorado
        Astronomy Colloquium - Samaya Nissanke, U of Colorado
        Astronomy 134
      6. 4:00 pmMichael Twidale, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        3405 Siebel Center
    3. Wednesday, September 10, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmJean-Michel Desert (Colorado University Boulder)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"TBD"
        464 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pmSteven Chu, the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Physics and Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Stanford University
        2014-15 Nelson J. Leonard Distinguished Lecture
        Ballroom, Alice Campbell Alumni Center (ACAC), 601 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana
      3. 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, "The Energy and Climate Challenge: We Need a Few Great Chemists!"
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom
      4. 4:00 pmPhysics Colloquium
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, September 11, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmLaura Roush, Colegio de Michoacan, Mexico
        Lecture Series.* Cancelled*. The Santa Muerte, Protection and Desamparo: A View from a Mexico City Altar
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
    5. Friday, September 12, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEvelyne Accad, Professor Emerita, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        “How Can Women Face the Recent Events in the Middle East?”
        101 International Studies Building
      2. 1:00 pmNuh Gedik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
        Observation of Floquet-Bloch States on the Surface of a Topological Insulator
        190 ESB
      3. 2:00 pm

        Kai Zhang


        Kai Zhang (UIUC): TBD
        144 Loomis
    6. Saturday, September 13, 2014

      1. 10:15 am - 11:30 amProfessor Thomas E. Kuhlman
        Saturday Physics for Everyone: Decisions, Decisions: How Cells Sense Their Environment and Make Decisions to Adapt and Respond
        141 Loomis Laboratory, 1110 W. Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801
  4. Week of September 14, 2014

    1. Monday, September 15, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmShen Dillon, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      2. 5:30 pmNicolas Lampert, Senior Lecturer in Printmaking and in Writing and Critical Thinking, Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
        Visitor's Series Lecture: "A People's Art History of the United States" by Nicolas Lampert, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
        Krannert Art Museum Auditorium | Lower Level, Room 62
    2. Tuesday, September 16, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmMini-Symposium and Reception to Celebrate Dr. Matthew Wallig's Career and Achievements
        2271c Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana, IL
      2. 3:45 pmJennifer Yee, Harvard University
        Astronomy Colloquium - Jennifer Yee, Harvard University
        Astronomy 134
      3. 4:00 pmHongyang Li, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        3405 Siebel Center
    3. Wednesday, September 17, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmBrian Fry (UIUC)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"Supernova Shrapnel"
        464 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pmSusan Kieffer; Center for Advanced Study and Walgreen Professor Emerita of Geology and Physics, University of Illinois and Author, Dynamics of Disaster (2013)
        CAS Initiative: Kieffer
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street; Urbana IL
      3. 4:00 pmPatrick Brady, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
        Physics Colloquium: Patrick Brady
        141 Loomis
    4. Friday, September 19, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmMatthew Fisher, Univeristy of Calafornia, Santa Barbara
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Matthew Fisher,
        190 ESB
  5. Week of September 21, 2014

    1. Monday, September 22, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmLynden Archer, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      2. 7:00 pmNina Young and David Coll
        Conversations with Composers
        Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Halls (PAR), Carr Lounge
    2. Tuesday, September 23, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmSean Brady, PhD
        Title to be Announced
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 3:00 pmINHS Seminar - Dr. Scott Collins
        1005 Forbes Natural History Building - 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
      3. 3:45 pmRafaella Margutti, ASIAA
        Astronomy Colloquium - Rafaella Margutti, ASIAA
        Astronomy 134
      4. 4:00 pmHaiming Jin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        3405 Siebel Center
    3. Wednesday, September 24, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmMarilena Loverde (University of Chicago)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"TBD"
        464 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pmVidya Madhavan, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: Vidya Madhavan
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, September 25, 2014

      1. 5:30 pmValerie Hegarty, artist
        School of Art + Design "Agency" Lecture: "Reverse Archeology: The Creation of Decay and Other Uncanny Transformations" featuring Valerie Hegarty, artist
        Krannert Art Museum Auditorium | Lower Level, Room 62
    5. Friday, September 26, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmElif Ertekin
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Elif Ertekin
        190 ESB
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDr. Jacob Durrant - University of California @ San Diego
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - "Atomic-Resolution Model Building and Simulation of the Entire Influenza Virion Coat"
        Beckman 2269
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDr. Jacob Durrant - University of California @ San Diego
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - "Atomic-Resolution Model Building and Simulation of the Entire Influenza Virion Coat"
        2269 Beckman
    6. Saturday, September 27, 2014

      1. 10:15 am - 11:30 amProfessor Scott S. Willenbrock
        Saturday Physics for Everyone: This Old Zero-Net-Energy House
        141 Loomis Laboratory, 1110 W. Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801
  6. Week of September 28, 2014

    1. Monday, September 29, 2014

      1. 3:00 pmYuri Gurevic, Microsoft Research
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        3405 Siebel Center
      2. 4:00 pm   Inorganic John C. Bailar Lecture2014-2015 John C. Bailar Lecture, Prof. Richard Eisenberg, University of Rochester, "Fifty Years of Dithiolenes: A Gray Dawn, the Loss of Innocence and Fulfilling the Promise"
        100 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:00 pmDavid J. Blacker; Philosophy of Education and Legal Studies Program, University of Delaware
        CAS/MillerComm2015-Blacker--CANCELLED
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street; Urbana IL
      4. 4:00 pmStefano Curtarolo, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, September 30, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmValeria Sobol, Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures
        Noontime Scholars Lecture - Gothic Ruins: The Ghost of the Ukrainian Past in Panteleimon Kulish’s novel Mykhailo Charnyshenko, or Little Russia Eighty Years Ago
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)
      2. 3:45 pmRebekah Dawson, UC Berkeley
        Astronomy Colloquium - Rebekah Dawson, UC Berkeley
        Astronomy 134
      3. 8:00 pm   Inorganic John C. Bailar Lecture2014-2015 John C. Bailar Lecture, Prof. Richard Eisenberg, University of Rochester, "Fuel from Water: The Light-Driven Generation of Hydrogen"
        B102 CLSL

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