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Events for week of November 10, 2013

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  1. Week of November 10, 2013 to November 16, 2013

    1. Monday, November 11, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Ido Regev, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Los Alamos National Lab


        ICMT Seminar: "Criticality, Ergodicity and Chaos in Amorphous Solids under Oscillatory Forcing"
        190 ESB
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProf. Isaac K.O. Cann, UIUC - Microbiology and Animal Sciences
        TCB Group "Clamps and clamp loaders in the archaeal/eukaryotic lineage"
        BI-3269
      3. 4:00 pmLinda Hirst, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, November 12, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 12:00 pmGeorge Gasyna, Associate Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
        Noontime Scholars Lecture - Andrzej Stasiuk and the Myth of the Literary Gastarbajter
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      3. 12:00 pmRoger Thurow, Author and Senior Fellow on Global Agriculture and Food Policy, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
        Roger Thurow Book Talk and Book Signing
        2nd Floor Illini Union Bookstore
      4. 2:15 pmChristopher Lehmann, National Atmospheric Deposition Program
        Snakes, Mice and BEARS: Environmental Monitoring at the ISWS Bondville Environmental and Atmospheric Research Station

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      5. 3:00 pmINHS Seminar - Lauren Levato Coyne: From the Edge of Wonder: The Intersection of Arts and Sciences
        1005 Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
      6. 3:00 pmRoger Thurow, documentary filmmakers, and invited faculty panelists
        Presentation by Roger Thurow and film preview of "The Last Hunger Season" followed by Panel Discussion
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
      7. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmMariska Kriek, University of Califonia, Berkeley
        Astronomy Colloquium: Piecing Together the Formation Histories of Massive Galaxies
        Astronomy 134
      8. 4:00 pmDr. Clifford Singer, NPRE faculty, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        NPRE 596 Seminar: "How China's Options Will Determine Global Warming?""
        253 Mechanical Building
      9. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      10. 7:00 pmSenator Toi Hutchinson and Michael Ruemmler
        Alumni in Government and Politics Panel
        Illini Union Room 314B
    3. Wednesday, November 13, 2013

      1. 7:30 amProf. Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory and European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE)
        EU, Eurozone and Greek Economy: Future Prospects after the 2013 general elections in Germany
        Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 332 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100 Chicago, IL 60604
      2. 12:00 pmYen-Ting Lin (ASIAA Taipei)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "BCGs and cluster galaxy populations across cosmic time"
        464 Loomis
      3. 12:45 pm - 1:50 pmProf. Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory and European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE)
        Of Bailouts, Populists and Inertia: Lessons from the Greek Crisis for managing the 'Euro'.
        Mc Cormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC), 3201 S. State Street, Chicago
      4. 4:00 pmShashank Agrawal, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        2405 Siebel Center
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Brian DeMarco, University of Illinois, Department of Physics
        Physics Colloquium: "Ultracold Disordered Quantum Gases"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, November 14, 2013

      1. 10:00 amProf. Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory and European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE)
        Radio Interview EU and European Monetary Union (EUM) after the general election in Germany (September 22, 2013)
        FOCUS 580 @ WILL Radio, Illinois Public Media
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMichael Hoadley - Founder of Fewzion, a Chicago firm that helps develop sustainable agriculture projects
        Sustainable Seminar Series - Challenges in Vertical Farming and Controlled Environments Agriculture
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      3. 2:00 pmDr. Siddharth Parameswaran, University of California, Berkeley
        Special ICMT Seminar: "Fractionalization from Crystallography"
        280 MRL
      4. 4:00 pmKevin Featherstone; Contemporary Greek Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science
        CAS/MillerComm2014-Featherstone
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      5. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      6. 4:00 pmLieutenant Colonel James H. Schreiner, ISE PhD Candidate; Assistant Professor, Dept. of Systems Engineering, United States Military Academy at West Point
        ISE Seminar-The Great Lakes and Invasive Species Program Review
        303 Transportation Bldg
      7. 4:00 pmProf. Kevin Featherstone (European Institute, Hellenic Observatory, London School of Economics and Political Sciences, LSE)
        MGS MillerCom Lecture: "A system fit for purpose? The challenges of governance in Greece."

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL 61801

      8. 7:00 pmKeeling Lecture, Prof. Edward Maibach, George Mason University,"Public opinion on climate change: What is it, what influences it, and does it matter?"
        100 Noyes Lab
      9. 7:30 pmMedical Humanites Series: Ron Schleifer - “Law that Will Govern the Future”: How the Experience of the Humanities can help Train Doctors
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum.
    5. Friday, November 15, 2013

      1. 2:00 pmDr. Siddharth Parameswaran, University of California, Berkeley
        Special ICMT Seminar: "Fractionalization from Crystallography"
        280 MRL
      2. 10:30 amSteve Wilson
        Moving Forward: A Plan to Improve Our Data Management, Access, and Visibility

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      3. 1:00 pm

        Professor Brian DeMarco, Physics Department, University of Illinois - Urbana


        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Ultracold Disordered Quantum Gases"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      4. 2:00 pm

        Dr. James Weisshaar, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison.


        CPLC Seminar: "Super-resolution Imaging of the Transcription and Translation Machinery in Live E. coli"
        144 Loomis
      5. 3:00 pm

        Gina Kolata, Science Journalist for The New York Times


        How to Misread the Science of Health
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana