The University of Arizona

November 2014

Saturday, November 1, 2014
noon Arizona Football vs. UCLA (Away)
8 a.m. Free Workshop: Compassion Therapy for Cancer Survivors
9 a.m. Workshop: Proven Methods for Implementing Active Learning Strategies
10 a.m. Poetry In the Gardens
11 a.m. Full Circle: Confluencenter Explores the Sounds, Tastes and Sights of Death
2 p.m. UA Skin Cancer Institute Melanoma Walk
Sunday, November 2, 2014
noon Gluten Free Awareness Expo
1 p.m. UA Double Reed Day
1:30 p.m. UA Dance 'Premium Blend'
3 p.m. University Community Chorus and Orchestra Performance
5 p.m. Lighting of "A" Mountain
Monday, November 3, 2014
10:30 a.m. Teaching with Technology Workshop Series - 'iBooks Author'
11 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Special Education
noon Guerrero Center Dia de los Muertos Celebration
noon Biosciences Toastmasters
1:30 p.m. Mindfulness & Meditation Mondays
2 p.m. McGuire Entrepreneurship Program Information Session
5 p.m. Surgical Weight-Loss Information Seminar
6 p.m. Talk - 'Weaving Our Histories Together'
6 p.m. CAPLA Lecture Featuring Randolph Hester
7 p.m. Arizona Wind Quintet with Pianist Rex Woods
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
8:15 a.m. Workshop - 'Adobe Illustrator: Using the Pen Tool & Colorization'
10 a.m. Flu Shot Clinic
noon Walks With Campus Leaders: Dr. Nancy K. Sweitzer
12:30 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
1 p.m. Green Fund Open Meeting
2 p.m. McGuire Entrepreneurship Program Information Session
3 p.m. Staff Advisory Council Meeting - 'Getting Your Point Across In Your Writing'
5:15 p.m. Cooking on Campus - 'Pizza Reinvented'
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
6:30 a.m. Talk - 'Migration, Poverty and a Mexican Resistance Movement'
8 a.m. Workshop - 'Basics Series: InDesign'
8:30 a.m. 'Creativity and Innovation: Developing Your 21st-Century Skill Set'
10 a.m. Things To Do At The U Tour
noon Campus Connections Workshop - 'The UA Resources That Can Help You Work (And Live) Smart'
noon Talk - 'Healthy Holiday Eating'
noon 'Frankenstein' CatCard One-Day Sale
1 p.m. UA Graduate School Day
3 p.m. Coffee with the Curators
3 p.m. UA Museum of Art - Tucson Media Town Hall
4 p.m. HWRS Weekly Colloquium
5:30 p.m. Tai Chi Happy Hour
6 p.m. 'New Legal Front: The Hopi Tribe’s Effort to Halt the Sale of Sacred Objects in France'
6 p.m. College of Science Lectures at SaddleBrooke - 'What's Up With All the Talk About Asteroids?'
6 p.m. 'The Documented Border: Historical Perspectives on Central American Immigration'
6 p.m. Social and Behavioral Sciences Graduate Professional Student Council Constituency Meeting
6:30 p.m. Downtown Lecture Series - 'Edible Roman Empire’
7 p.m. 'Blinding as a Solution to Bias' (The Mind and the Law Lecture Series)
7 p.m. Widescreen Wednesdays
7:30 p.m. Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture
Thursday, November 6, 2014
noon Homecoming 2014
8 a.m. Excel Level 2b Course
9 a.m. As the Wheel Turns; A Colloquium on Potters Communities in Ancient Greece and the Mediterranean
9 a.m. 10th Annual Tinker Symposium
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Chemical Engineering
noon Free Lunch Lecture: Gender and the Boundaries of the Human in Jewish Law
1 p.m. An Afternoon with Jimmy Santiago Baca
2 p.m. Arizona Supreme Court Holding Oral Arguments at College of Law
3:45 p.m. Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series
4 p.m. 'The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration'
6 p.m. 'Harmony' Magazine Launch
7 p.m. Poetry Craft Talk by Thomas Sayers Ellis at UA Poetry Center
Friday, November 7, 2014
noon Homecoming 2014
8:15 a.m. Workshop - 'Adobe Flash: Learn the Basics of Animation'
8:45 a.m. ITCats Toastmasters
9 a.m. GPSC Student Showcase
10 a.m. Farmers' Market
11:30 a.m. First Friday Pitch Day at TLA
11:30 a.m. Homecoming BBQ Bash
noon UA Toastmasters
noon Diversity Day
12:30 p.m. Leadership Intensive: Lead with Resilience
2 p.m. 'From the Past to the Future: Why is Germany Doing So Well Today?'
2 p.m. 'Boundless Innovation, Focused Impact: Creating an Ecosystem of Invention and Commercialization'
3 p.m. UA Museum of Art - Tucson Community Town Hall
3 p.m. 2014 Alumni of the Year Awards
3 p.m. Talk - 'Dueling Gateways'
3:30 p.m. Coffee Cantata/Kaffeekantate and Poetry Center Open House
5 p.m. Charles Jeannes Delivers the Ninth Annual W.C. Lacy Distinguished Lecture
5 p.m. 'Discourses on Death: Conceptualizing Grief, Loss, and Transformative Interaction'
6 p.m. Regarding Curtis: A Panel Discussion
7:30 p.m. 'Palabras Migrantes: Escenas de Violencia Viva'
Saturday, November 8, 2014
noon Homecoming 2014
10 a.m. Neoglyphix: All-Indigenous Aerosol Art
10 a.m. Old Fashioned Tintype Photography and the Modern Artistry of Will Wilson
2 p.m. Homecoming Parade
6 p.m. Homecoming Football Game - Arizona vs. Colorado
Sunday, November 9, 2014
1 p.m. Seventh Annual Public Forum on Valley Fever
1:30 p.m. Preview - 'The Full Monty'
2:30 p.m. UA Early Music Ensemble Fall Concert
Monday, November 10, 2014
8 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Music
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense – Educational Leadership and Policy
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Examination – Management
noon Biosciences Toastmasters
1 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Optical Sciences
1:30 p.m. Mindfulness & Meditation Mondays
3:15 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Mechanical Engineering
7:30 p.m. Steward Observatory Public Evening Lecture
7:30 p.m. Preview - 'The Full Monty'
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
noon Veterans Day Holiday
noon Walks With Campus Leaders: Sue Kroeger
1 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Chemistry
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
8 a.m. Workshop - 'Basics: Adobe Illustrator'
9:30 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Electrical & Computer Engineering
9:30 a.m. McGuire Entrepreneurship Program Information Session
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
10 a.m. UA History Tour
11:30 a.m. 'The Seven Faces of Philanthropy'
12:15 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
1 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics
1 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Second Language Acquisition & Teaching
1 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Chemistry
1 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Optical Sciences
4 p.m. UAE-US Relations with UAE General Consul Abdulla Al Saboosi
4 p.m. HWRS Weekly Colloquium
5 p.m. 'Die Mauer and Memory: Looking Back at the Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall'
5:30 p.m. Tai Chi Happy Hour
5:30 p.m. Lecture - 'On Border Cultures'
6 p.m. Science Café at Tumamoc Hill - 'Social and Individual Intelligence: Insect Colonies as Models for Organized Societies'
6:30 p.m. Downtown Lecture Series - 'Food for Pleasure, Vitality and Health’
7 p.m. Native Eyes Film Showcase
7 p.m. Performance - Malleus Percussion Group and the Rosewood Marimba
7:30 p.m. Opening Night - 'The Full Monty'
Thursday, November 13, 2014
8 a.m. Excel Level 3b Course
8:30 a.m. 'Quality 101: Aligning Your Business' Course
9 a.m. Campus Connections Workshop - 'Teaching Talk: Teaching with Technology Best Practices'
9:30 a.m. McGuire Entrepreneurship Program Information Session
10 a.m. Presentation/Discussion: 'Clickers (Turning Technologies) in the Humanities and Social Science Classroom'
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
11 a.m. UA Museum of Art - Tucson Community Town Hall
11:30 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Pharmacology & Toxicology
11:30 a.m. VC 101: A Primer on Venture Capital
noon Lunch/Lecture - 'The Changing Landscape of Legal Protections for Transgender and Other Gender Nonconforming People'
3:45 p.m. Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series
5:30 p.m. 'Hatshepsut: How a Woman Ascended the Throne of Ancient Egypt'
5:30 p.m. Tracing the Agricultural and Cultural Roots of the Southwest
6 p.m. Science Café at Borderlands Brewing Company - 'Ecosystem Services: How They Relate to Conservation of Endangered Species'
6 p.m. CAPLA Lecture
7 p.m. Author Robin Robertson Reading and Book Signing
7:30 p.m. Film - 'Der Tunnel/The Tunnel'
Friday, November 14, 2014
8:45 a.m. ITCats Toastmasters
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - English
10 a.m. Farmers' Market
10 a.m. McGuire Entrepreneurship Program Information Session
noon UA Toastmasters
noon Doctoral Oral Defense - Chemistry
12:15 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Atmospheric Sciences
2 p.m. Panel Discussion: 'The 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall'
3 p.m. 'Dueling Gateways: Architectural Warfare in 16th Century Bijapur and Vijayanagara'
6 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. Mount St. Mary's (Home)
7:30 p.m. UA Opera Theater Presents 'An Evening of Intermezzi'
Saturday, November 15, 2014
noon Arizona Football vs. Washington (Home)
9:30 a.m. The Business of Photography: Turning Your Creativity Into a Business
10 a.m. 5th Annual Tucson Village Farm Harvest Festival
7:30 p.m. UA Opera Theater Presents 'An Evening of Intermezzi'
Sunday, November 16, 2014
2:30 p.m. UA Opera Theater Presents 'An Evening of Intermezzi'
Monday, November 17, 2014
9 a.m. 'Artisan Bread, Demystified'
10 a.m. 'Learning to Remember: Teaching the Holocaust in Poland Today'
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - School Psychology
10 a.m. Transgender Awareness Week Resource Fair
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Special Education
10:30 a.m. Planning a Career in Public Policy: Tips from Ambassador Stuart Holliday
noon UA Cares Luncheon
noon Biosciences Toastmasters
noon Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
noon Doctoral Oral Defense - Electrical & Computer Engineering
noon McGuire Entrepreneurship Program Information Session
1:30 p.m. Mindfulness & Meditation Mondays
1:30 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Psychology
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
3 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Mechanical Engineering
3:30 p.m. 'The Nature and the Neuroscience of Volitional Excuse' (Law and Philosophy Lecture Series)
7 p.m. Native American Heritage Month Women's Basketball Recognition
7:30 p.m. Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society Lecture Series
7:30 p.m. An Evening with Ambassador Stuart Holliday
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
8:15 a.m. Workshop - 'Adobe Photoshop: Optimizing Images for the Web'
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Optical Sciences
9 a.m. Campus Connections - 'Women in Academia: Strategies for Success'
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
11 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Chemistry
noon Walks With Campus Leaders: Scott Going
5 p.m. 'Placebo or Belief? Religion and Health in the 21st Century'
5:15 p.m. Cooking on Campus - Thanksgiving Fixin's
6 p.m. Downtown Science Café - 'Discover the Science of Lightning: Cause and Effect'
6:30 p.m. 'Ask a Trans Person Anything' Panel
6:30 p.m. Talk - 'The Documented Border: Covering Mexico in Violent Times'
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
8 a.m. Workshop- 'Basics Series: Photoshop'
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
10 a.m. UA Public Art Tour
11 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
noon Meeting - CATS4Critters Club
noon Doctoral Oral Defense - Systems & Industrial Engineering
noon Walks With Campus Leaders: Greg Byrne
1 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Optical Sciences
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
3 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
4 p.m. HWRS Weekly Colloquium
5 p.m. 'Voices of Witness: Out of the Box' Film Screening
5:30 p.m. Public Lecture - 'From the South Pole to South Brooklyn'
5:30 p.m. Tai Chi Happy Hour
7 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. UC Irvine (Home)
7 p.m. 'Our Perfect Supreme Court?' (The Mind and the Law Lecture Series)
7 p.m. Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Evening Lecture
Thursday, November 20, 2014
8 a.m. Excel Level 4b Course
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Pharmaceutical Sciences
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Optical Sciences
9:30 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Systems and Industrial Engineering
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Near Eastern Studies
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
3:45 p.m. Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Seminar
6 p.m. International Transgender Day of Remembrance
6 p.m. A Closer Look Book Club: 'The Forever War'
7 p.m. Reading: Sonora Review Release Reading and Reception
Friday, November 21, 2014
noon Talk - 'Old Sanctuary and New Sanctuary'
8 a.m. Milton Marathon
8:15 a.m. Workshop - 'Adobe InDesign: Creating eBooks (as ePub Files)'
8:30 a.m. Walk in Beauty, Walk in Balance: Spiritual Symposium
8:45 a.m. ITCats Toastmasters
10 a.m. Farmers' Market
11 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Environmental Engineering
11:30 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
noon UA Toastmasters
noon Doctoral Oral Defense - Natural Resources
1 p.m. McGuire Entrepreneurship Program Information Session
1:30 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Planetary Sciences
1:30 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Electrical & Computer Engineering
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - American Indian Studies
2:30 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense – Biomedical Engineering
7 p.m. Physics Phun Night
7 p.m. Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet with Pianist Chien-i Yang
Saturday, November 22, 2014
10 a.m. Family Day at the UA Poetry Center
1 p.m. Arizona Baroque Performance
1:30 p.m. Arizona Football vs. Utah (Away)
6 p.m. Frank Waln and The Sampson Brothers
Monday, November 24, 2014
8 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Hydrology
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Optical Sciences
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Examination - Family & Consumer Sciences
9:30 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Optical Sciences
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Mathematics
11 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Nursing
11:30 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Mathematics
noon Biosciences Toastmasters
noon Doctoral Oral Defense - Systems and Industrial Engineering
1:30 p.m. Mindfulness & Meditation Mondays
2 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Optical Sciences
3 p.m. Appointed Professionals Advisory Council Monthly Meeting
5 p.m. 'Reproductive Health Access in Latino/a Communities'
7:30 p.m. Steward Observatory Public Evening Lecture
7:30 p.m. UA Studio Jazz Ensemble Concert
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
9 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Physics
9:30 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Optical Sciences
noon College of Medicine Founders Day Lecture
noon Art Aloud
1 p.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics
1 p.m. Green Fund Open Meeting
2:15 p.m. Congressional Internship, Public Policy and Graduate Fellowship Programs
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
10 a.m. Doctoral Oral Defense - Second Language Acquisition & Teaching
Thursday, November 27, 2014
noon Thanksgiving Recess
Friday, November 28, 2014
noon Thanksgiving Recess
8:45 a.m. ITCats Toastmasters
10 a.m. Farmers' Market
noon UA Toastmasters
1:30 p.m. Arizona Football vs. ASU (Home)

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