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Events for March 2014

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  1. Week of February 23, 2014

    1. Saturday, March 1, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
  2. Week of March 2, 2014

    1. Sunday, March 2, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    2. Monday, March 3, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    3. Tuesday, March 4, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    4. Wednesday, March 5, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    5. Thursday, March 6, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    6. Friday, March 7, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    7. Saturday, March 8, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
  3. Week of March 9, 2014

    1. Sunday, March 9, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    2. Monday, March 10, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    3. Tuesday, March 11, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    4. Wednesday, March 12, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    5. Thursday, March 13, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    6. Friday, March 14, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    7. Saturday, March 15, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
  4. Week of March 16, 2014

    1. Sunday, March 16, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    2. Monday, March 17, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    3. Tuesday, March 18, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    4. Wednesday, March 19, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    5. Thursday, March 20, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    6. Friday, March 21, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    7. Saturday, March 22, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
  5. Week of March 23, 2014

    1. Sunday, March 23, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    2. Monday, March 24, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    3. Tuesday, March 25, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    4. Wednesday, March 26, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    5. Thursday, March 27, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    6. Friday, March 28, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    7. Saturday, March 29, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
  6. Week of March 30, 2014

    1. Sunday, March 30, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    2. Monday, March 31, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
      2. All DayInternational Week 2014
  1. Week of February 23, 2014

    1. Saturday, March 1, 2014

      1. All DayAnnual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History
        Illini Union, 1401 West Green Street, Urbana, IL
  2. Week of March 2, 2014

    1. Monday, March 3, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pmPhil Savage - Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
        POSTPONED - Under Pressure and in Hot Water: Algae Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals
        3310 Newmark Civil Engineering Lab
      2. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmDavid Miller, President and CEO, Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO)
        CABER Seminar Series: An Insider's Look at Illinois' Diversified Biotech Engine
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      3. 4:00 pmLauren Benton; Department of History, New York University
        Cultures of Law in a Global Context-Benton
        Room 1092, Lincoln Hall; 702 South Wright Street; Urbana
      4. 4:00 pmJed Taylor, Technology Entrepreneur Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 5:00 pmProf. Molly Green, Princeton University
        Public Lecture: "How Important was 1453?"
        Room 1065, Lincoln Hall
      6. 5:00 pmWGGP Fellowship and Scholarship Award Deadline
      7. 5:30 pmStephanie Rothenberg, Department of Visual Studies, University of Buffalo
        School of Art + Design Placemaking Lecture Series: "Making the Invisible Visible"
        KAM Auditorium
    2. Tuesday, March 4, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 3:00 pmINHS Seminar - Steve Buck - The UIUC Natural Areas Research Sites
        1005 Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
      3. 3:45 pmAlexei Kritsuk, University of California, San Diego
        Astronomy Colloquium: "Simulating Star Formation in Turbulent Molecular Clouds", Alexei Kritsuk, University of California, San Diego
        Astronomy 134
      4. 4:00 pmDr. Derek Lowe
        Dr. Derek Lowe, Vertex Pharmaceuticals & author of "In the Pipeline, "What A Chemist Can Learn From 25 Years of Talking to Biologists"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      5. 4:00 pm - 4:30 pmRichard Warnecke, University of Illinois at Chicago
        Survey Research Laboratory - Fifty Years Serving the University of Illinois
        College of Business Instructional Facility, 515 E. Gregory Dr., Champaign, IL
      6. 4:30 pm - 5:00 pmNorbert Schwarz, University of Southern California
        Thinking About Answers: Looking Back and Ahead
        College of Business Instructional Facility, 515 E. Gregory Dr., Champaign, IL
      7. 5:00 pm - 5:30 pmJon A. Krosnick, Stanford University
        Thinking About Answers: Looking Back and Ahead
        College of Business Instructional Facility, 515 E. Gregory Dr., Champaign, IL
    3. Wednesday, March 5, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmRukmani Vijayaraghavan (U of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: The Dynamical Evolution of Galaxies in Groups and Clusters
        464 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Jun Song, Department of Physics and Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois
        Physics Colloquium, "Towards Understanding Stochastic Events in Genomics"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, March 6, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmNorma Scagnoli, Director of eLearning. College of Business, UIUC
        Lecture Series: "Online development collaboration with Latin America: Challenges and Opportunities"
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      2. 4:00 pmAnn Cvetkovich
        Body/Bodies Series Lecture: Ann Cvetkovich - "The Sovereignty of the Senses"
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum (600 S Gregory St, Urbana)
      3. 4:00 pmDale Jamieson
        Grass Fed Environmentalism: Living Responsibly in the Anthropocene
        National Soybean Research Center, 1101 W. Peabody Dr., Room 149, Urbana
      4. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    5. Friday, March 7, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmTom Wolf - Executive Director, Energy Council, Illinois Chamber of Commerce
        ISTC - Sustainable Seminar Series - The Realities of Energy in Illinois and Beyond “It’s much more interesting than you think.”
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 12:00 pmRenato Villela, Secretary of Finance of the state of Rio de Janeiro
        Lemann Lecture Series: Taxation Issues in Brazil
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      3. 1:00 pm   (Central Time)Lang Tong, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University
        Dynamic Data Attacks on Real-Time Power System Operations
        NCSA Auditorium and Webcast
      4. 3:00 pmMary Arends-Kuenning, Director, Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies
        Pathways Into Single Motherhood and Their Implications for Children in Nicaragua
        101 International Studies Building
  3. Week of March 9, 2014

    1. Monday, March 10, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Takahiro Morimoto, Condensed Matter Theory Laboratory, RIKEN


        ICMT Seminar: "Classification of topological insulators and superconductors with reflection symmetries"
        NEW LOCATION: 280 MRL, 104 S. Goodwin
      2. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmDr. Elif Ertekin, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Science & Engineering, U of I
        CABER Seminar Series: Photovoltaics, Photocatalysis, Artificial Photosynthesis and Biofuels: Conversion, Storage, and LIfe-cycle
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      3. 4:00 pmJennifer Dionne, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, March 11, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 2:00 pmCarlos Araújo, CFO Mackenzie Agribusiness and Senior Advisor of TOTVS
        Lemann Lecture Series: Overview of Brazil Agribusiness - Brazil: World's Supermarket
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      3. 3:45 pmDr. Cora Dvorkin, Institute for Advanced Study
        Astronomy Colloquium: "Hunting for Dark Matter with Cosmology", Dr. Cora Dvorkin, Institute for Advanced Study
        Astronomy 134
      4. 4:00 pmXingzhong Yu; Cornell University Law School
        Cultures of Law in a Global Context- Yu
        Presentation Room, Center for Advanced Study; 912 West Illinois Street, Urbana
      5. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      6. 7:00 pmWATERLIFE
        The Art Theater Co-Op, 126 West Church Street, Champaign
    3. Wednesday, March 12, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Colin Parrish, Cornell University
        PATH Seminar Series - Dr. Colin Parrish
        2506 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building
      2. 12:00 pmDavid McKay, James Franck Institute, University of Chicago
        QI/AMO Seminar, "Cavity QED with superconducting qubits – a multi-pole approach"
        MRL 280
      3. 12:00 pmXilu Wang (U of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: Gamma-Ray Emission from Starburst Galaxies
        464 Loomis
      4. 4:00 pmNikhil Padmanabhan, Department of Astronomy, Yale University
        Physics Colloquium, "Towards 1% Measurements of Cosmological Distances with Cosmic Sound"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, March 13, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDamarys Canache and Matthew Cawvey, Department of Political Science, UIUC
        Lecture Series: Responsibility Attributions amid Economic Crisis: Evidence from Latin America
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      2. 3:00 pmBiotravelogue - From Paramo to Peanut Bug: A Journey Across Northwest Ecuador
      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:30 pmDavid Yager
        Medical Humanities Series Lecture: David Yager - "The Case for an Unusual Collaboration: Artist-Designer, Physicians, and Nurses"
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum (600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana)
      5. 5:30 pmVictor Ekpuk, exhibiting artist; Prita Meier, Art History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Allyson Purpura, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Gallery Conversation: "Post-Scripts: A Conversation with Victor Ekpuk"
        Contemporary Gallery
      6. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFilm Screening: Girl Rising (2013)
        Women's Resource Center, 703 S. Wright St., 2nd Floor
      7. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWomen’s History Month Film Screening: Girl Rising (2013)
        Women's Resources Center (703 S. Wright St. MC-302 2nd Fl. Champaign, IL 61820)
    5. Friday, March 14, 2014

      1. All DayU.S.Poverty Simulation
        Business Instructional Facility Atrium
      2. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Hee Jung Chung, Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


        Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Seminar: The role of KCNQ channels in epilepsy and homeostatic intrinsic plasticity
        B102 CLSL (Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory)
      3. 2:30 pm

        Dr. Zohar Nussinov, Washington University in St. Louis


        Special ICMT Seminar: "High-dimensional spin liquids, interacting Majorana systems, and new geometrical relations"
        NEW LOCATION: 280 MRL, 104 S. Goodwin
      4. 3:00 pmDr. Charles Lydeard
        NRES Departmental Seminar by Dr. Charles Lydeard
        W-109 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
      5. 4:00 pmSally Haslanger; Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
        CAS/MillerComm2014- Haslanger
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street; Urbana IL
      6. 4:00 pmProfessor Sally Haslanger, Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT
        Social Meaning and Social Justice
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
  4. Week of March 16, 2014

    1. Monday, March 17, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmSteve Hartig, General Manager, Licensing, POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels LLC
        CABER Seminar Series: POET-DSM - Start-up of a New Large Scale Cellulosic Ethanol Plant in Iowa
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      2. 4:00 pmMichael Ashby, Engineering Design Centre, University of Cambridge
        Howard Birnbaum Memorial Lecture
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, March 18, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 2:00 pmBrodwyn Fischer, Professor of History, University of Chicago
        Lemann Lecture Series. Urban History and the Historical Paradigms of Citizenship: A View from Brazil
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      3. 3:00 pmINHS Seminar - Dr. Tom Serfass - Wildlife Policy, Science, and Marketing: Through the Eyes of the North American River Otter
        1005 Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
      4. 3:45 pmKelsey Johnson, University of Virginia
        Astronomy Colloquium: "Using a Billion Dollar Observatory for a Cosmic Scavenger Hunt: The Discovery of an Extreme Molecular Super Star Cluster Precursor with ALMA", Kelsey Johnson, University of Virginia
        Astronomy 134
    3. Wednesday, March 19, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmThomas Baumgarte (Bowdoin College)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: Numerical Relativity in Spherical Polar Coordinates
        464 Loomis
      2. 2:00 pmSamuel Araujo, Ethnomusicology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Tinker Fellow, University of Chicago, and UI alumnus
        Lemann Lecture Series: Cold War Politics and the Arts in Brazil: Reappraising Guerra-Peixe's Empirical Research on Northeastern Traditional Music (1950-1952)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
      3. 4:00 pmMuhammad Naveed, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        2405 Siebel Center
      4. 4:00 pmJuan Estrada, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
        Physics Colloquium, "Dark Energy and the tools we are building to study it."
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, March 20, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 10:30 amRacheff-Intel Awards Competition
        280 Materials Research Lab
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmProf. Glenn Prestwich
        Prof. Glenn Prestwich, University of Utah, "From Organic Chemistry to Regenerative Medicine: Realizing the Promise of Translational Research"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    5. Friday, March 21, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmElmo Dowd - Associate Director, Illinois EPA
        ISTC - Sustainable Seminar Series - Illinois EPA: Sustainability Practices for Air, Water and Land Protection
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 1:00 pmProfessor Lucas Wagner, Illinois, Department of Physics
        CM Seminar: "Directly simulating electron correlations in realistic models of strongly interacting materials"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg

         

      3. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Carla Caceres, Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


        Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Seminar: Why are some lakes sicker than others? "Disease ecology, habitat structure and the plankton"
        B102 CLSL (Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory)
      4. 3:00 pmDr. Ben Zuckerberg
        NRES Departmental Seminar by Dr. Ben Zuckerberg
        W-109 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
  5. Week of March 23, 2014

    1. Wednesday, March 26, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmNo seminar this week - Spring break
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar
        464 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pmPhysics Colloquium, No Colloquium, Spring Break
        141 Loomis
  6. Week of March 30, 2014

    1. Monday, March 31, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Michel Pleimling, Virginia Tech


        ICMT Seminar: "Physical aging in disordered systems"
        NEW LOCATION: 280 MRL, 104 S. Goodwin
      2. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmDr. Peter Goldsmith, Associate Professor, Agricultural and Consumer Economics, U of I
        CABER Seminar Series: The Brazilian Experience with Biofuels: Past, Present and Future
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      3. 4:00 pmYves Chabal, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building