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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Aug. 17 through Sept. 10


8/11/2006

lectures
8 Friday
“Global Warming: Are We Reaching a (Political) ‘Tipping Point’?” Robert Cox, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

colloquia
24 Thursday
“Sof
tware Implications of Multi-Core Architectures.” Siddhartha Chatterjee, IBM, Yorktown Heights, N.Y. 4 p.m. 4405 Siebel Center. Computer Science.
“Nucleic Acid-Protein Interactions And Molecular Dynamics, Catalytic Mechanisms, Proteomics, Virion Structure.” Paul D. Gershon, University of California, Irvine. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

29 Tuesday
“A Batch Process Control Framework for Semiconductor Manufacturing.” Tom Edgar, University of Texas, Austin. 3 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Laboratory. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

31 Thursday
“The NLR Protein Family: Role in Innate Immunity and Disease.” Gabriel Nunez, University of Michigan. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

5 Tuesday
“Governance Reform in Tajikistan: A Report From the Field.” Tom Ginsburg. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center.
“Azides and Alkynes: Tigers in a Cage.” K. Barry Sharpless, The Scripps Research Institute. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Carl Shipp Marvel Lecture/Organic Chemistry.

6 Wednesday
“The Secret Life of Enzymes.” K. Barry Sharpless, The Scripps Research Institute. 8 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Carl Shipp Marvel Lecture/Organic Chemistry.

7 Thursday
“Semantic Based Learning of Syntax in an Autonomous Robot.” Matthew McClain, UI. 2 p.m. 1003 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.
“Structure and Dynamics of the Cytolethal Distending Toxin Subunit B: Implications for Subunit Disassembly, Nuclear Localization, and Cellular Toxicity.” Lawrence Dreyfus, University of Missouri, Kansas City. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.
“Bioexploration in Central Asia and Beyond.” Mary Ann Lila, UI. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center.

8 Friday
“Structural Approaches Towards Understanding and Overcoming Antibiotic Resistance.” Satish Nair, UI. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Auditorium. Biochemistry.

music
24 Thursday
“In Good Taste.” 5-7 p.m. President’s House, 711 W. Florida Ave., Urbana. Reception and musical program with Ronald Hedlund, baritone; Barbara Hedlund, cello; and Eric Dalheim, piano. Admission charge; for ticket information, call 367-5490. CU Symphony Guild.

27 Sunday
“What Sweeter Musick.” A joint recital by the faculty of the School of Music. 2 p.m. Memorial Hall, Smith Hall. Charlotte Mattax, Malcolm Rose Virginal, Ronald Hedlund, baritone, Eric Dalheim, piano and Illinois Brass Quintet. School of Music.

3 Sunday
Junior Recital. Alena Zidlicky, horn. 3 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

5 Tuesday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Jie Lu, piano. 9:45 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

6 Wednesday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Jie Lu, piano. 9:45 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

9 Saturday
Opening Night Party: “Tiempo Libre.” 6:30 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Mix, mingle and move to the rhythms of this Miami-based Cuban group. Food and beverage sales begin at 6:30 p.m., live music starts at 7:30 p.m., building tours start at 7 and 8 p.m. Admission charge. KCPA.

10 Sunday
Faculty Recital. William Heiles, piano. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

sports
(to confirm times, go to www.fightingillini.com)
18 Friday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Marquette University (exhibition). 7 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

19 Saturday
Women’s Volleyball. Alumni event. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

25 Friday
Women’s Volleyball. State Farm Illini Classic. 5 and 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

26 Saturday
Women’s Volleyball. State Farm Illini Classic. 11 a.m., 1, 5 and 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

1 Friday
Women’s Cross Country. Illini Open. 5 p.m. Illinois Track Stadium. Admission charge.
Men’s Cross Country. Illini Open. 5:30 p.m. Illinois Track Stadium. Admission charge.

2 Saturday
Football. UI vs. Eastern Illinois University. 6 p.m. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.

8 Friday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Syracuse University. 7:30 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

et cetera
19 Saturday
Nature ABCs & 123s. “S is for Snail.” 10-11 a.m. Education Center, Allerton Park. Ages 2-5. Call 762-2721 for registration. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Visitor’s Center.

23 Wednesday
“African American and Latinas/Latinos: Eliminating Barriers to Coalition Building.” 7 p.m. Douglass Community Center, 510 E. Grove St. Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society.

25 Friday
“Discriminating Between NO and Oxygen – Biology Finds a Way.” Michael A. Marletta, University of California, Berkeley. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Chemistry Biology Interface Training Program.

26 Saturday
Book Market@the Square. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Lincoln Square Shopping Center, 300 South Broadway Ave., Urbana. The Third Annual Book Market@the Square brings together local libraries, book vendors, and authors to celebrate books, reading and literacy. In addition to a book sale, this free community event will feature local writers, children's activities and fundraising activities to support The Reading Group, a non-profit reading clinic located in Urbana. Lincoln Trail Libraries System, Urbana Free Public Library, UI Library, Parkland College Library and Champaign Public Library.
“Animals of Allerton – Fish.” Jeremy Tiemann, UI. 1-2:30 p.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. All ages. Call 762-2721 for registration. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Visitor Center.
“Into the Night – Four Fun Programs.” 5-9 p.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. Cookout, program on nocturnal animals, “Firefly Foray” and “Stories and Stars.” Call 762-2721 for more information. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

31 Thursday
Gallery Conversation. With David Svensson for the exhibition “SpaceLight.” 8 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

7 Thursday
“Infectious Disease Informatics Workshop.” 8:30 a.m. NCSA Building. To register: http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Conferences/IDI/register.html. Carle Foundation Hospital, College of Medicine, Illinois Homeland Security Research Center, Veterinary Medicine, Center for Zoonoses Research and Supercomputing Applications.
School of Art and Design Visiting Artists Series. “Curators and Art Historians: Who Shapes Perceptions of Latin American Art?” Jacqueline Barnitz, University of Texas. 5:30 p.m. Auditorium, Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

9 Saturday
Costume Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. KCPA.

exhibits
“Rain Forest Visions”
Through Aug. 20.
Five galleries featuring the cultures of the world.
Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana. Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Noon-4 p.m. Sunday.

The School of Art and Design Faculty Art Exhibition.
“Cosmic Consciousness: The Work of Robert Bannister”
“Surrealist Interventions: Selections From Krannert Art Museum and the University of Illinois Library”
On view Aug. 25.
“David Svensson/SpaceLight”
On view Sept. 1.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. Closed for summer; will re-open Aug. 22. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission; $3 donation suggested.

@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design. www.art.uiuc.edu/@art.


•This calendar is excerpted from the Aug. 17 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.