The University of Arizona

December 2014

Monday, December 1, 2014
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
10 a.m. Sustainable UA Initiatives Share-A-Thon
noon Biosciences Toastmasters
1 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Rhetoric, Composition and the Teaching of English
1:30 p.m. Mindfulness & Meditation Mondays
7 p.m. Malleus Percussion Group
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
8:15 a.m. Workshop - 'Adobe Photoshop: Selections & Masks'
11 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Chemistry
noon Doctoral Oral Defense - Mining, Geological & Geophysical Engineering
noon Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
1 p.m. Seminar - 'The Promise of Nanomedicine: Cancer, Magnets and Heat'
3:45 p.m. Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Colloquium
3:45 p.m. Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series
5:15 p.m. Cooking on Campus - Food Gifts
7 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. Gardner-Webb
7:30 p.m. UA Opera Theater: An Evening of Opera Scenes
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
10 a.m. Things To Do At The U Tour
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Mechanical Engineering
2 p.m. Talk - 'China’s Future, China's Children: Meanings of 'Youth' in Tiananmen Square, 1989'
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Optical Sciences
3 p.m. Coffee with the Curators
3 p.m. A Multidisciplinary Perspective to the Ebola Crisis
6 p.m. College of Science Lectures at SaddleBrooke - 'Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: the Widest, Fastest, Deepest Eye of the New Digital Age'
7 p.m. 'Can the Law Do Anything to Improve Patient Safety?' (The Mind and the Law Lecture Series)
7 p.m. Widescreen Wednesdays
7 p.m. Film - 'Allah Made Me Funny'
Thursday, December 4, 2014
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics
3 p.m. 'The Social and Religious Situation in Modern Central Asia'
3:45 p.m. Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Seminar
Friday, December 5, 2014
8:45 a.m. ITCats Toastmasters
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Second Language Acquisition & Teaching
10 a.m. Farmers' Market
11 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
noon UA Toastmasters
1 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Pharmaceutical Sciences
3 p.m. MENAS Colloquium: 'A Sneak Peak at UA’s Hybrid Turkish Language Course for Advanced Learners'
5 p.m. Sustainable Built Environments Showcase
5 p.m. CAPLA Sustainable Built Environments Students Showcase
6:30 p.m. Pac-12 Championship Campus Viewing Parties
7 p.m. Pac-12 Championship Game: UA vs. Oregon
7:30 p.m. Arizona Hockey vs. ASU (Home)
Saturday, December 6, 2014
10 a.m. Poetry In the Gardens
3:15 p.m. Men's Basketball Vs. Gonzaga
7:30 p.m. Arizona Hockey vs. ASU (Home)
Sunday, December 7, 2014
2:30 p.m. 14th Annual William Wolfe Guitar Award Recital
3 p.m. First Performance - 'Holiday Card to Tucson'
7:30 p.m. Second Performance - 'Holiday Card to Tucson'
Monday, December 8, 2014
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Chemistry
11 a.m. BIO5 Distinguished Lecture Series: 'Translating Python Biology to the Mammalian Heart'
noon Biosciences Toastmasters
noon Doctoral Oral Defense - Chemistry
1:30 p.m. Mindfulness & Meditation Mondays
6 p.m. Campus Community Relations Committee - Livable Communities Forum
7:30 p.m. Steward Observatory Public Evening Lecture
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
8:15 a.m. Workshop - 'Adobe Photoshop: Retouching & Restoration'
8:30 a.m. BIO5 Distinguished Lecture Series: Translational Innovation Workshop
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Language, Reading & Culture
1 p.m. Green Fund Open Meeting
7 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. Utah Valley (Home)
7:30 p.m. Wind Symphony Fall Concert
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
noon Last Day of Classes and Laboratory Sessions
10 a.m. UA History Tour
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - School Psychology
noon Guerrero Center's End of the Semester Celebration
1 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - English
2 p.m. Regents' Professors, University Distinguished Professors & University Distinguished Faculty Induction Ceremony
4 p.m. HWRS Wednesday Weekly Colloquium
6 p.m. Show & Tell @ Playground
7 p.m. Playground Games
7 p.m. What's Up, Docs?
7:30 p.m. Encore & Freshman Debut at the School of Theatre, Film & Television
Thursday, December 11, 2014
noon Reading Day - No Classes or Finals
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Anthropology
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Entomology
6 p.m. Science Café at Borderlands Brewing Company - 'Cheating in Plant Sex: How the Birds and (Especially) the Bees Change the Outcome of Pollination Interactions'
10 p.m. Finals Survival Week - Free Pancake Breakfast
Friday, December 12, 2014
noon Final Examinations Begin - Fall Semester
8:15 a.m. Workshop - 'Adobe InDesign: Formatting Multi-page Documents'
8:45 a.m. ITCats Toastmasters
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Rehabilitation
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Environmental Engineering
10 a.m. Farmers' Market
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Anthropology
11 a.m. ASUA Art ClayWorks Club Clay Art & Pottery Sale
11 a.m. Arizona Health Sciences Center 6th Annual Holiday Craft Show
11:30 a.m. Economic Outlook Forecast Luncheon
noon Doctoral Oral Examination – Optical Sciences
noon UA Toastmasters
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Arid Lands Resource Sciences
3 p.m. Arizona Athletics Radiothon
Saturday, December 13, 2014
8 a.m. Tucson Liver Walk
9 a.m. UAMC Blood Drive
11 a.m. Creative Collaborations: 'The Great American (Art) Songbook and How it Grew'
1 p.m. Outreach Honor Band Fall Concert
2 p.m. 'The Hopi Lifeways' Presentation
3:15 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. Michigan
4 p.m. UA Wildcat High School Choir Fall Concert
Monday, December 15, 2014
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Language, Reading & Culture
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Applied Mathematics
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Electrical & Computer Engineering
noon Biosciences Toastmasters
12:30 p.m. Blood Drive - University of Arizona Health Network
1:30 p.m. Mindfulness & Meditation Mondays
5 p.m. Surgical Weight Loss Seminar
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
8 a.m. Blood Drive - University of Arizona Medical Center
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Plant Sciences
noon Art Aloud
noon Doctoral Oral Defense - Pharmacology & Toxicology
noon Joint Biomedical Research Colloquium
6 p.m. Downtown Science Café - 'Tracking Climate Extremes Across the Desert Southwest'
7 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. Oakland
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
noon Meeting - CATS4Critters Club
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Educational Leadership and Policy
Thursday, December 18, 2014
noon Final Examinations End - Fall Semester 2014
9 a.m. College of Nursing Convocation
9 a.m. Blood Drive - University of Arizona Health Network
11 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Applied Mathematics
12:30 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Physiological Sciences
3 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Friday, December 19, 2014
8 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Computer Science
8 a.m. Blood Drive - University of Arizona Medical Center
8:45 a.m. ITCats Toastmasters
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Physiological Sciences
noon UA Toastmasters
noon Doctoral Oral Defense - Chemistry
2 p.m. Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health Convocation
3 p.m. Physiology Undergraduate Convocation
9 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. UTEP (Away)
Monday, December 22, 2014
noon Winter Session 2014 Classes Begin
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
8 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. UNLV (Away)
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
noon Christmas Holiday
Thursday, December 25, 2014
noon Christmas Holiday
Friday, December 26, 2014
8:45 a.m. ITCats Toastmasters
noon UA Toastmasters
Saturday, December 27, 2014
4 p.m. UApresents - Mannheim Steamroller

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