The University of Arizona

October 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
9 a.m. Teaching with Technology Workshop Series - 'Panopto'
11 a.m. UA Fall Career Days
11:30 a.m. Pharmacy Day on the Mall
noon TLA Invention to Impact Workshop Series: Create, Claim, Commercialize
3 p.m. Coffee with the Curators
3 p.m. Info Session: Nationally Competitive Scholarships to Fund Study Abroad
4 p.m. HWRS Wednesday Weekly Colloquium
5:30 p.m. Tai Chi Happy Hour
5:30 p.m. 'Border Art Disturbances: Electronic Civil Disobedience and the Transborder Immigrant Tool'
5:30 p.m. Public Talk - Dr. Peter Rhee, Trauma Surgeon
6 p.m. UA Arthritis Center Presents 'Optimal Aging, Rewinding the Clock'
7 p.m. 'And If Your Friends Jumped Off a Bridge, Would You Do It?' (The Mind and the Law Lecture Series)
7 p.m. Performance - Double Bassist Philip Alejo and Colleagues
Thursday, October 2, 2014
8 a.m. Access Level 1 Course
noon 'Loving Exclusions: How Marriage Breeds Sex/Gender, Race, Class and National Inequalities'
3:45 p.m. Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Seminar
5:30 p.m. Lecture - 'The Architecture of Line and Space'
7 p.m. 'From Baroque to Jimi Hendrix!'
7 p.m. Faculty Reading: Alison Hawthorne Deming and Susan Briante
7:30 p.m. Arizona Football vs. Oregon (Away)
Friday, October 3, 2014
8:45 a.m. ITCats Toastmasters
10 a.m. Farmers' Market
11:30 a.m. First Friday Pitch Day at TLA
noon UA Toastmasters
3 p.m. 'Normal Life in Troubled Times: An American Scholar's Life in Pakistan'
4:30 p.m. 'Particle Fever' at the UA
5:30 p.m. Nuts & Bolts of Becoming an Interpreter Workshop
Saturday, October 4, 2014
10 a.m. Poetry in the Gardens Series
10:30 a.m. Lecture – 'Hearing Technology for Improving Listening and Communication'
4 p.m. Discovery Nights at Biosphere 2
Monday, October 6, 2014
9 a.m. UA Water Partnership Ribbon Cutting at Tucson Village Farm
9:30 a.m. Gathering, Gardening: Tohono O'odham Foodways for Thriving in an Arid Land
10 a.m. New Research Websites Forum
10 a.m. Flu Shot Clinic
noon Biosciences Toastmasters
1 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Mechanical Engineering
1:30 p.m. Mindfulness & Meditation Mondays
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Optical Sciences
5 p.m. Application Deadline: Prozkoumat! A Parasitology Research Experience in the Czech Republic for UA Students
5 p.m. Surgical Weight-Loss Information Seminar
6:30 p.m. Attorney General Forum
7:45 p.m. Arizona Corporation Commission Forum
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
10 a.m. Flu Shot Clinic
10:30 a.m. New Research Websites Forum
10:30 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Language, Reading and Culture
11 a.m. 'Meet the Court - Appellate Judge Michael Miller & Staff'
2 p.m. AZ Court of Appeals, Division II Visit
3:45 p.m. Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Colloquium
5:15 p.m. Cooking on Campus - 'Guilt-Free Tailgating'
7:30 p.m. UA Wind Ensemble & Wind Symphony Concert
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
10 a.m. UA History Tour
11 a.m. Meet Your Major Fair
noon TLA Invention to Impact Workshop Series: Show Me the Funding
noon Walks With Campus Leaders: JP Jones
1 p.m. New Research Websites Forum
4 p.m. Old Main Public Welcome
4 p.m. HWRS Weekly Colloquium
5:30 p.m. Tai Chi Happy Hour
6:30 p.m. Superintendent of Public Instruction Forum
6:30 p.m. 'The Documented Border' - Opening Event with Luis Alberto Urrea
7 p.m. Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Evening Lecture Series
7 p.m. Oystein Baadsvik Recital and Master Class
7:30 p.m. UA Studio Jazz Ensemble
7:45 p.m. Secretary of State Forum
Thursday, October 9, 2014
8 a.m. Access Level 2 Course
8:30 a.m. UA Cares Campaign Kickoff
noon Lecture - 'Entre Tigres y Patos: Queering Dominican Diaspora in Junot Diaz’s 'Drown''
3 p.m. Campus Connections Workshop - 'How the THINK TANK Can Help Your Students Succeed'
3:45 p.m. Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Seminar
5:30 p.m. Gallery Talk: Brian Paul Clamp
6 p.m. Science Café at Borderlands Brewing Company- 'Watersheds and Socialsheds: Adaptive Agricultural Systems in the Arid Americas'
6:30 p.m. Governor Public Forum
7 p.m. Talk - 'Illuminating Whitman'
Friday, October 10, 2014
7:30 a.m. Parents & Family Association Family Weekend Golf Tournament
8 a.m. Fall Plant Sale - Members-Only Preview
8:45 a.m. ITCats Toastmasters
9 a.m. Workshop – 'Applying the Quality Matters Rubric'
10 a.m. Farmers' Market
noon UA Toastmasters
3 p.m. 'Money, Guns, and Media: Afghan Journalism Faces an Uncertain Future'
4 p.m. CHSA's Renaming Tardeada Celebration
5:30 p.m. Lecture - 'Imaging the Past: Historical Fiction in Ancient Egypt'
7 p.m. Talk - 'Feminist Rage: Valerie Solanas as Writer/Assassin'
7:30 p.m. UA Philharmonic in Concert
Saturday, October 11, 2014
10 a.m. 'Digital Literacies In and Beyond the L2 Classroom'
10 a.m. 100 Years of UA Cooperative Extension
noon UA Legacy Lunch
7:30 p.m. Arizona Football vs. USC
Sunday, October 12, 2014
2:30 p.m. Gabriel Ayala Trio Concert to Benefit UA Mobile Health Program
3 p.m. Arizona Choir & UA Symphonic Choir: 'Musica Nova'
Monday, October 13, 2014
11 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense Sociology
11:30 a.m. College of Science Idea-to-Asset Seminar
noon Biosciences Toastmasters
1:30 p.m. Mindfulness & Meditation Mondays
4 p.m. Humanities Week - 'Geishas to Harajuku Girls: The Changing Femininity of Japanese Women'
5:30 p.m. Humanities Week - 'Breaking the Mold: The First(?) Woman in Italian Literature'
7 p.m. Humanities Week - 'Heroines, Hellraisers, and Homemakers: Famous Females in African Literature and Film'
7:30 p.m. Steward Observatory Public Evening Lecture
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
noon Global Flashpoints: Exploring Contemporary Issues - ISIS and the U.S.
3:45 p.m. Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Colloquium
5 p.m. 'London: The Flower of Cities'
5 p.m. Humanities Week - 'Daughters of Eve: Images of Women in the History of Christianity'
6 p.m. Science Café at Tumamoc Hill - 'Tumamoc Hill: An Island in the Desert Tortoise Landscape'
6:30 p.m. Humanities Week - 'Mama is a Man: Gender and the Goddess Śrī Nārāyaṇī of Śrī Puram'
7:30 p.m. Faculty Artist Series Recital - 'Barrio Bones'
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
8 a.m. Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence Program Deadline
8 a.m. Workshop - 'Basics Series: Photoshop'
8 a.m. German Academic Exchange Service Program Deadline
10 a.m. Flu Shot Clinic
10 a.m. UA Public Art Tour
noon TLA Invention to Impact Workshop Series: Eyes on the Prize
noon Walks With Campus Leaders: Stephen Russell
1 p.m. Timothy Brenann to Speak on 'Religion and Secularism'
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Geosciences
4 p.m. Humanities Week - 'The Silkscreen Revolution: An Exhibit of Cuban Poster Art'
4 p.m. Talk - 'The Real Monuments Men: George Clooney and Nazi Looted Art'
4 p.m. HWRS Wednesday Weekly Colloquium
5:30 p.m. Tai Chi Happy Hour
5:30 p.m. Sports Career Panel & Networking Event
6 p.m. College of Science Lectures at SaddleBrooke - 'What Makes the Sun Shine?'
6:30 p.m. Downtown Lecture Series - 'Changing Geographies of Food'
6:30 p.m. Show & Tell @ Playground: 'Global Revolution from Harlem to Havana'
Thursday, October 16, 2014
8 a.m. Access Level 3 Course
9:30 a.m. Panel Discussion: The SBIR Ecosystem
10 a.m. Talk by Timothy Brennan - 'Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel, and the Colonies'
11 a.m. Campus Connections Workshop - 'Crafting a Successful Grant Proposal'
noon Lecture - 'Why Can’t You Just Be A Normal Lesbian? Queer Coming Out Narratives and the Rhetoric of Community Identity'
1 p.m. IP Workshop: Everything You Need to Know About Your Intellectual Property Rights
3:45 p.m. Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Seminar
4 p.m. China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections
5:30 p.m. 2014 McCormick Lecture with Former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank
7 p.m. Humanities Week - A Reading by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Friday, October 17, 2014
8 a.m. Symposium on Big Data Analytics in Healthcare
8:45 a.m. ITCats Toastmasters
10 a.m. Farmers' Market
noon UA Toastmasters
noon Talk - 'Out of the Vault' with Artist Merrill Mahaffey
noon Advances in Aging Lecture Series - 'Supplementing Health Aging'
1 p.m. Talk - 'China Shops in Oshikango'
3 p.m. MENAS Colloquium - 'Legal Pluralism, Contracts and Trade in the Ottoman Empire'
4:30 p.m. Humanities Week - 'City Girls: Berlin's Modern Women of the Weimar Republic'
5 p.m. The Art of Planetary Science
7 p.m. Humanities Week - 'Wives, Widows, & Whoopee: The Lives and Loves of Russian Women'
Saturday, October 18, 2014
8 a.m. ¡Vida! The Ninth Annual Mujer Latina Breast Cancer Conference
9 a.m. UAMC Blood Drive
10 a.m. 12th Annual Home Movie Day
noon Opening Celebration for 'Photo ID: Portraits by Native Youth' Exhibit
1 p.m. The Art of Planetary Science
4 p.m. Discovery Nights at Biosphere 2
4 p.m. 'Music + Festival 2014' Concert I: Faculty and Students
5 p.m. Camp Cooper 50th Birthday Celebration
7:30 p.m. 'Music + Festival 2014' Concert II: Ensembles
Sunday, October 19, 2014
1 p.m. The Art of Planetary Science
1:30 p.m. Preview - 'Frankenstein'
2 p.m. 'Music + Festival 2014' Concert III: Guitar
4 p.m. 'Music + Festival 2014' Concert IV: Faculty and Students
Monday, October 20, 2014
10 a.m. Tucson Tamale: Magnificent Masa!
noon Biosciences Toastmasters
noon Talk - Open Access Week: Generation Open
12:30 p.m. UAMC Blood Drive
1:30 p.m. Mindfulness & Meditation Mondays
5 p.m. Surgical Weight-Loss Information Seminar
7 p.m. Lecture - 'Melanoma and Its Metaphors'
7 p.m. Performance - Flutist Mary Karen Clardy
7:30 p.m. Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society Lecture Series
7:30 p.m. Preview - 'Frankenstein'
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
7 a.m. UAMC Blood Drive
7:30 a.m. 'Update on Hereditary Melanoma: A Scientific Lecture'
8:15 a.m. Workshop - 'Adobe Photoshop: Lightroom'
10 a.m. UA Museum of Art - Faculty & Staff Town Hall
noon Doctoral Oral Defense – Nursing
1:30 p.m. Education Expo
1:30 p.m. Education Expo
3:45 p.m. Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Colloquium
5:15 p.m. Cooking on Campus - 'Eat Real'
5:30 p.m. 'Challenges and Opportunities for Heritage Conservation in a New Era in Afghanistan'
5:30 p.m. Talk with Photographer Richard Renaldi
6 p.m. Downtown Science Café - 'Adventures with Hurricanes'
6 p.m. Heart Smart Movie and Panel Discussion
7:30 p.m. El Festival de las Trompetas
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
10 a.m. UA Food Day 2014
noon TLA Invention to Impact Workshop Series: Startup Your Engines
noon Meeting - CATS4Critters Club
noon Talk - 'Nutrition and Blood Pressure'
1 p.m. Workshop: 'Improving Team Performance'
2 p.m. Campus Connections Workshop - 'Teaching Talk: Effectively Using D2L Tools'
3 p.m. Contemplative Pedagogy Faculty Learning Community
5 p.m. Environmental Health Science Social Event
5 p.m. UAMA Open House - Meet Your Museum
5:30 p.m. Tai Chi Happy Hour
6:30 p.m. Downtown Lecture Series - 'Tucson: City of Gastronomy, Hub for Food Diversity’
7 p.m. 'The Memory Factory' (The Mind and the Law Lecture Series)
7:30 p.m. Opening Night - 'Frankenstein'
Thursday, October 23, 2014
8 a.m. Access Level 4 Course
8 a.m. Submission Deadline - International Education Week 2014: Nov. 17-21
9 a.m. UAHN Blood Drive
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Examination - Astronomy
10 a.m. Flu Shot Clinic
noon Deep Dish Lunchtime Speaker Series - 'Dystopian Alienation and the Futures of Octavia Butler's Speech Sounds'
12:30 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Rhetoric, Composition & the Teaching of English
1 p.m. UA Museum of Art - Student Town Hall
1 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Atmospheric Sciences
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Electrical & Computer Engineering
3:45 p.m. Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Seminar
5:30 p.m. Campus Cookout for UA Faculty
5:30 p.m. AIA Tucson Society Lecture: 'Protecting the Past to Secure the Future'
6 p.m. A Closer Look Book Club - 'A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments'
6:45 p.m. Political Comic Hari Kondabolu
7 p.m. Day of the Dead Memorial Reading
7:30 p.m. Public Lecture: 'Searching for Habitable Worlds and Life in the Universe with Optics'
7:30 p.m. UA Dance 'Premium Blend'
Friday, October 24, 2014
8 a.m. UAMC Blood Drive
8:15 a.m. Workshop - 'Adobe Illustrator: Creating Professional Graphs & Tables'
8:45 a.m. ITCats Toastmasters
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Psychology
10 a.m. Farmers' Market
11 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Biochemistry
noon Native Eyes Film Showcase: Meet the Filmmakers
noon UA Toastmasters
2 p.m. Fall 2014 Helicobacter pylori Symposium
3 p.m. MENAS Colloquium - 'Is it really 7½ or is it better than Switzerland and Sweden? Elections in Tunisia: Numbers and Propaganda'
4 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Anthropology
5 p.m. Global Excellence Awards - Call for Nominations
5:30 p.m. Induction Ceremony
Saturday, October 25, 2014
noon Arizona Football vs. Washington State (Away)
8 a.m. Symposium - 'Celebrating Peptide Science, Technology and Medicine'
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Economics
10 a.m. Spooktacular Science Celebration
10 a.m. Family Day at UA Poetry Center
1 p.m. UA Museum of Art - Educators Town Hall
4 p.m. Discovery Nights at Biosphere 2
8 p.m. UApresents - Jay Leno
Sunday, October 26, 2014
10 a.m. Spooktacular Science Celebration
1:30 p.m. UA Dance 'Premium Blend'
7 p.m. An Evening With Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly
7 p.m. UA Chamber Winds Performance
Monday, October 27, 2014
10 a.m. Desert Harvest - Desert Delights: A Business Blossoms
noon Biosciences Toastmasters
noon 'The Gaza War and the Future of Palestinian-Israeli Relations'
1:30 p.m. Mindfulness & Meditation Mondays
3 p.m. Campus Connection Workshop - 'Mentoring Graduate Students: Maximizing Success while Avoiding Pitfalls'
3 p.m. Appointed Professionals Advisory Council Monthly Meeting
3:30 p.m. Law & Philosophy Lecture Series
6 p.m. CAPLA Lecture Featuring Grace La
7 p.m. Lecture: 'Palestinian Public Opinion Regarding Peace with Israel'
7:30 p.m. Steward Observatory Public Evening Lecture
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
8:15 a.m. Workshop - 'Adobe InDesign: Creating 3-fold Brochures'
8:30 a.m. UA IT Summit 2014
9:30 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
10 a.m. Talk - 'Nutrition and Blood Pressure'
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Geosciences
3 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Computer Science
5:45 p.m. 'The Art of Home Brewing' Class
6 p.m. CAPLA Lecture Featuring Peter Stutchbury
7:30 p.m. School of Music Faculty Artist Recital
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
8 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Environmental Engineering
8 a.m. Solar Zone: Advancing the Next Generation of Innovation
9:30 a.m. UA Museum of Art - Partners/Members/Donors Town Hall
11:30 a.m. 'New Generation Gap' Seminar
noon TLA Invention to Impact Workshop Series: From License to Legacy
4 p.m. HWRS Weekly Colloquium
5:30 p.m. Tai Chi Happy Hour
5:30 p.m. Lecture - 'Lowriding Across Turtle Island'
6 p.m. Maiz and Medicine
6:30 p.m. Downtown Lecture Series - 'We Eat What We Are’
Thursday, October 30, 2014
8 a.m. Excel Level 1b Course
8:30 a.m. Symposium on Arid Lands Agriculture, Food Security, and Health
noon Law School Information Expo
noon Free Lecture/Lunch with TC Tolbert: 'An Addiction to or an Obsession with Bridges'
3 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
3:15 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Second Language Acquisition & Teaching
5 p.m. Spooktacular Science Celebration
6:30 p.m. Man Up! Reimagining Modern Manhood with Carlos Andres Gomez
7 p.m. Lecture - 'We, the People, Percussively Agree'
7:30 p.m. UA Dance 'Premium Blend'
Friday, October 31, 2014
8:45 a.m. ITCats Toastmasters
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
10 a.m. UA Museum of Art - Artists/Museums/Galleries Town Hall
10 a.m. Farmers' Market
noon UA Toastmasters
3 p.m. 9th Critical Studies Colloquium: 'Piobaireachd: The Origins and Tradition of the Great Highland Bagpipes of Scotland'
3 p.m. MENAS Colloquium - 'From the Arab Spring to ISIS; On Stateness and Tradition in the Modern Middle East'
3 p.m. UA ArtWorks Art Show: Desert Harvest
5 p.m. Spooktacular Science Celebration

October 2014

Ongoing Events