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Spring Literary Festival, March 26-28

Spring Literary Festival, March 26-28

The spring literary festival 2014’s Lit Fest is March 26-28 and welcomes fiction writer Andrea Barrett, poet Frank Bidart, essayist Sven Birkerts, fiction writer Ben Fountain, and essayist Rebecca Solnit. Bidart was among the winners at the National Book Critics Circle awards were announced March 13. Bidart won the poetry […]

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February 27, 2014 at 10:30 amEvents

Ecolunch: Molecular and Population Ecology of Diamondback Terrapins, March 26

The Ecolunch Seminar Series presents Paul Converse on “The Molecular and Population Ecology of Diamondback Terrapins” on March 26. All Ecolunch seminars are Wednesdays from 11:50 to 1:40 p.m. in Irvine 159. Students are in BIOS 7000 Seminars in Ecology and BIOS 3880 Undergraduate Research & Inquiry & Analysis in EEB. […]

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February 27, 2014 at 10:30 amEvents

Café Conversations: The Power of Humor in Organizations, March 26

Café Conversations: The Power of Humor in Organizations, March 26

Café Conversations presents Dr. Roger Cooper, Media Arts and Studies, on Wednesday, March 26, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Ringing phones, clicking keyboards and a boss dictating “to-do” lists—the typical sounds of a work environment. Chuckles, jokes and a hissing laughter—what Cooper believes a work environment […]

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February 27, 2014 at 10:30 amEvents

Global Injustice and Global Poverty, March 27

Professor Thomas Pogge of Yale University will give a public lecture about global poverty, titled “Global Injustice,” On Thursday, March 27, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Walter 135. The lecture will be followed by discussion with the audience about global poverty and climate change. Pogge is Leitner Professor of […]

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February 27, 2014 at 10:09 amEvents

Who Was a Jew in Middle Ages? Conversos, Jews and Question of Religious Identity, March 27

Who Was a Jew in Middle Ages? Conversos, Jews and Question of Religious Identity, March 27

The 17th Annual Lazaroff Lecture, “Who was a Jew in the Middle Ages? Conversos, Jews and the Question of Religious Identity,” features Dr. Jonathan Ray of Georgetown University on Thursday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Baker Center Ballroom A. A reception will follow. The event is free and open to […]

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February 27, 2014 at 10:00 amEvents

Brown Bag Lunch Conversation about Online Course Design, March 28

Brown Bag Lunch Conversation about Online Course Design, March 28

Faculty are invited to a Brown Bag Lunch Conversation about Online Course Design is Friday, March. 28, at noon in Wilson Hall 303. This is the first of three brown bag lunch conversations available through the College of Arts & Sciences. Laura Patch, the college’s new instructional designer, will be […]

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February 27, 2014 at 9:31 amEvents

Plant Biology Colloquium: Cellulose Biosynthesis: From polymer synthesis to membrane translocation, March 28

Plant Biology Colloquium: Cellulose Biosynthesis: From polymer synthesis to membrane translocation, March 28

The Environmental and Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Jochen Zimmer  on “Cellulose Biosynthesis: From polymer synthesis to membrane translocation” on Friday, March 28, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter Hall 104. Zimmer is from the the University of Virginia’s Molecular Physiology & Biological Physics Department.

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February 27, 2014 at 9:30 amEvents