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January 12 through February 17 Willful Wondering by Patricia Bellan-Gillen
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
February 01
12:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Jonathan Kaplan
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 01
12:00 PM
Vanzant Lecture Series: Spatial Organization of Mitochondria
Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Friedman
Sponsor: BioSciences
February 01
12:00 PM
AU - ORIGINS OF ORBITAL ARCHITECTURES OF CLOSE-IN EXTRASOLAR PLANETS
Speaker: Konstantin Batygin
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 01
2:00 PM
Billy Graham and the Age of Anxiety
Open to the Public
Speaker: Elliot Berger
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
February 01
4:00 PM
Estimating features of a social network using a sample
Speaker: Tyler McCormick
Sponsor: Statistics
February 01
4:00 PM
Franklin Lecture: Self-assembled Plasmonic Structures
Speaker: George C. Schatz
Sponsor: Chemistry
February 01
4:00 PM
PLANET NINE FROM OUTER SPACE
Speaker: Konstantin Batygin
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 01
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Catherine Chen
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 01
5:30 PM
RSA Modern Lecture: Laurent Stalder
Sponsor: Architecture
February 01
7:30 PM
Doctoral Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Timothy Roy
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 01
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Tamer Edlebi
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 02
3:00 PM
MSNE Seminar Series- Prof. Gang Bao "Engineering Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Disease Detection and Treatment" (450/451/500)
Speaker: Gang Bao
Sponsor: Materials Science & NanoEngineering
February 02
4:00 PM
AMO - SOLITON DYNAMICS IN FERMI SUPERFLUIDS
Speaker: Erich Mueller
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 02
4:00 PM
Colloquium: The Water Waves problem
Speaker: Fabio Pusateri
Sponsor: Mathematics
February 02
5:00 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Matthew Gustafson
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 02
5:30 PM
Senior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Yurie Farnsworth
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 02
7:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Bree Ahern
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 02
8:00 PM
Hear&Now
Open to the Public
ArtistArtists: Jerry Hou, Patrick Carfizzi
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 03
1:30 PM
Hardware-Software co-design for secure, efficient, and high performance data processing
Open to the Public
Speaker: Aida Vosoughi '16
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
February 03
2:00 PM
CEVE Seminar Series 2017 -Aerosol Liquid Water: A Valentine to the Clean Air Act.
Open to the Public
Speaker: Ann Marie Carlton
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
February 03
2:30 PM
ECE Seminar Series: Reducing Data Movements in Graph Processing: from Distributed System to Emerging Technology (698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Xuehai Qian
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
February 03
5:30 PM
Doctoral Lecture Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Jun Cho
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 03
8:00 PM
Shepherd School Chamber Orchestra
Open to the Public
ArtistArtistsArtists: Larry Rachleff, Jerry Hou, Ben Manis
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 03
Deadline: Last day to withdraw with a 60% refund of tuition
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
February 04
12:00 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Katherine Audas
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 04
3:00 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Geoffrey Hahn
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 04
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Laura LeVoir
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 04
6:30 PM
RICE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS OBSERVATORY OPEN HOUSE
Speaker: Mustafa Amin
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 04
8:00 PM
Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra
Open to the Public
ArtistArtists: Larry Rachleff, Michael Ferri
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 05
9:30 AM
(Church & Society Series) The Belhar Confession
Open to the Public
Speaker: Gregory Han
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
February 05
3:00 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Xiaohan Sun
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 05
5:30 PM
Doctoral Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Evie Chen
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 05
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Renaud Boucher-Browning
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 06
3:00 PM
A Finite Element Method for PDEs Posed on Surfaces
Speaker: Maxim A. Olshanskii
Sponsor: Computational and Applied Mathematics
February 06
4:00 PM
Bootstrap-Based Testing of Equality of Mean Functions or Equality of Covariance Operators for Functional Data
Speaker: Theofanis Sapatinas
Sponsor: Statistics
February 06
4:00 PM
Condensed Matter - IRREGULAR STRUCTURAL DOMAINS AND NON-SWITCHABLE POLARIZATION IN HYBRID IMPROPER FERROELECTRIC Ca3Mn2O7
Speaker: Bin Gao
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 06
4:00 PM
Rio de Janeiro Favelas as a Trademark and a Tourist Destination: Origins, Consolidation and Future Challenges
Open to the Public
Speaker: Bianca Freire-Medeiros
Sponsor: History
February 06
4:00 PM
ECE Seminar Series: "Recent progress in nanoscale enhanced light matter interactions on a chip," (698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Uriel Levy
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
February 06
4:00 PM
Topology Seminar: To Be Announced
Open to the Public
Speaker: JungHwan Park
Sponsor: Mathematics
February 06
5:30 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Jon Kimura Parker
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 06
8:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Jeanne Kierman Fischer
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 07
12:00 PM
Doctoral Lecture Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Dian Zhang
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 07
12:30 PM
“Cellular Variability and Information Flow in Signal Transduction Networks”
Open to the Public
Speaker: Roy Wollman
Sponsor: Center for Theoretical Biological Physics
February 07
2:30 PM
Engineered Biosynthesis of Terminal Alkynes and its Applications
Speaker: Xuejun Zhu
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
February 07
4:00 PM
Data Science Lecture Series: Using Big Data to Ask Sociological Questions: Recovering Black Women’s Lived Experiences from 1740 to 2014
Open to the Public
Speaker: Ruby Mendenhall
Sponsor: Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology
February 07
4:00 PM
Bioengineering Colloquia Series: Harnessing Biomaterials to Study and Engineer Immune Function
Open to the Public
Speaker: Chris Jewell
Sponsor: Bioengineering
February 07
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Hugo Valverde
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 07
6:30 PM
Science Café: "Whale Sharks: What we know...and how much we don't...about the biggest fish in the sea"
Speaker: Jennifer Schmidt, PhD
Sponsor: Dean of Natural Sciences
February 07
8:00 PM
Sharing the Spotlight
Open to the Public
ArtistArtistsArtistsArtistsArtistsArtistsArtists: Jon Kimura Parker, Aloysia Friedmann, Boson Mo, MuChen Hsieh, Jebat Kee, Nathan Watts, Jack Walters
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 08
12:00 PM
Spectral Theory Brown Bag Seminar: Exact-dimensional properties of DOS for Sturmian Hamiltonians
Open to the Public
Speaker: Vitalii Gerbuz
Sponsor: Mathematics
February 08
12:00 PM
AU - TBA
Speaker: Marcos Garcia-Garcia
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 08
3:30 PM
Centralized and Decentralized Feedback Control Design for Robust Stabilization of Hybrid Periodic Orbits: Application to Robotic Walking
Speaker: Kaveh Akbari Hamed
Sponsor: Mechanical Engineering
February 08
4:00 PM
ECE Seminar Series: "Learning Subspaces by Pieces," Daniel Pimentel Alarcon, Wisconsin (698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Daniel Pimentel-Alarcon
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
February 08
4:00 PM
THE 1,358,954,496 MATRIX ELEMENTS TO GET FROM SUSY DIFF EQ’s TO PICTURES, CODES, CARD GAMES, MUSIC, COMPUTERS AND BACK AGAIN
Speaker: Sylvester James Gates, Jr.
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 08
4:00 PM
Theory and Practice of Multicore Cache Optimization
Speaker: Chen Ding
Sponsor: Computer Science
February 08
4:00 PM
Geometry-Analysis Seminar: To Be Announced
Open to the Public
Speaker: Mike Wolf
Sponsor: Mathematics
February 08
4:00 PM
New frontiers for Plasmonics: From UV to Ultrafast Spectroscopy
Open to the Public
Speaker: Remo Zaccaria
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
February 08
4:00 PM
Towards Parallel Boolean Functional Synthesis
Speaker: Supratik Chakraborty
Sponsor: Computer Science
February 08
5:00 PM
Guest Artist Master Class
Open to the Public
Artist: Paul Merkelo
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 08
5:30 PM
Doctoral Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Scott Cuellar
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 08
6:00 PM
Science, Technology and Innovation Policy in the New Administration
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
February 08
8:00 PM
Chamber Music for Winds
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 09
8:00 AM
Hate Crimes 4hr class
Registration Required
Sponsor: Rice Police
February 09
12:00 PM
Public Lecture: "Who isn't descended from ancient princes?": Authority, identity, and 'textual archaeology' in medieval Japan
Open to the Public
Speaker: Michael McCarty
Sponsor: Chao Center for Asian Studies
February 09
2:30 PM
Quantum and Classical Modeling Approaches to Catalyst Design
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Senftle
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
February 09
4:00 PM
ECE Seminar Series: "Optimizing incentive design for intertemporal choice" (698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Michael Mozer
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
February 09
4:00 PM
AMO - WHAT COULD MATRIX-PRODUCT STATES HAVE TO OFFER TO COLD ATOMIC GASES?
Speaker: Carlos Bolech
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 09
5:00 PM
Opening Celebration: Sol LeWitt, Glossy and Flat Black Squares (Wall Drawing #813), 1997
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Rice University Art Gallery
February 09 through February 10 Spring Recess (No Scheduled Classes)
Speaker: Statistics Department
Sponsor: Statistics
February 09 through February 10 SPRING RECESS (NO SCHEDULED CLASSES)
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
February 10 through February 11 2017 CLIC Conference on Study Abroad: Understanding the Study Abroad Experience
Open to the Public / Admission Charge
Sponsor: Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication
February 10
4:00 PM
Let It Recover: Multiparty Protocol-Induced Recovery
Speaker: Rumyana Neykova
Sponsor: Computer Science
February 10 through February 11 Tenth Annual Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History
Open to the Public
Sponsor: History
February 10
Deadline: Last day to withdraw with a 50% refund of tuition
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
February 12
9:30 AM
(Church & Society Series) Immigrants' Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas
Open to the Public
Speaker: Edgar Saldivar
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
February 13
12:00 PM
Vanzant Lecture Series: Exploiting the Nematode C. elegans to Identify Novel Anti-Parasitic Small Molecules
Speaker: Dr. Peter Roy
Sponsor: BioSciences
February 13
12:00 PM
Making Good Decisions in (Sports) Business
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Speaker: Daryl Morey
Sponsor: Sport Management
February 13
1:00 PM
Guest Artist Master Class
Open to the Public
Artist: Stephen Tharp
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 13
3:00 PM
A Matrix-Free Approach to a Predictor-Corrector Interior Point Method for Nonlinear Optimization Problems
Speaker: Joesph Young
Sponsor: Computational and Applied Mathematics
February 13
3:00 PM
Copy of A Matrix-Free Approach to a Predictor-Corrector Interior Point Method for Nonlinear Optimization Problems
Speaker: Joseph Young
Sponsor: Computational and Applied Mathematics
February 13
3:30 PM
Manufacturing, Materials, and Device Innovations for Soft and Curvy Electronics
Speaker: Cunjiang Yu
Sponsor: Mechanical Engineering
February 13
4:00 PM
Dynamic Models for Multivariate Times Series of Counts
Speaker: Nalini Ravishanker
Sponsor: Statistics
February 13
4:00 PM
The Landscape of Identity in the Heart of Dixie
Speaker: Mark Hersey
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
February 13
4:00 PM
Condensed Matter - FILLING DRIVEN COLLAPSE OF THE SPIN-ORBIT ASSISTED MOTT STATE IN Sr3Ir2O7
Speaker: Stephen Wilson
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 13
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Paul Radke
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 13
7:30 PM
Concert of Songs and Arias
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 13
8:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Jon Kimura Parker
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 14
10:00 AM
Thermodynamic Modeling and Molecular Simulation of Amphiphilic Systems
Open to the Public
Speaker: Le Wang
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
February 14
12:30 PM
A microfluidic device for sorting single cells according to suspended nanoelectrode electrophysiology
Open to the Public
Speaker: A Martin Bell
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
February 14
12:30 PM
'Signaling in Cell Shape and Motility: from Single Cells to the Collective Behavior of Multiple Cells”
Open to the Public
Speaker: Leah Edelstein-Keshet
Sponsor: Center for Theoretical Biological Physics
February 14
2:30 PM
Dow Lecture: 2-Dimensional Zeolites
Speaker: Michael Tsapatsis
Sponsor: Chemistry
February 14
4:00 PM
Bioengineering Colloquia Series:Using big data to decrease the distance between the bench and the bedside
Open to the Public
Speaker: Dr. Brian Kidd
Sponsor: Bioengineering
February 14
4:00 PM
ECE Seminar Series: Tailoring and Manipulating Spin Polarization with Optically Pumped NMR in Semiconductor Nanostructures (698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Christopher Stanton
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
February 14
4:00 PM
Condensed Matter - TAILORING AND MANIPULATING SPIN POLARIZATION WITH OPTICALLY PUMPED NMR IN SEMICONDUCTOR NANOSTRUCTURES
Speaker: Christopher J. Stanton
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 14
5:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Robert Roux
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 14
7:30 PM
Cuarteto Casals
Open to the Public / Admission Charge
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 14
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Hannah Hagerty
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 15
12:00 PM
O'Brien MDEM Guest Lecture Series
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jeffrey Fleisher
Sponsor: Medieval and Early Modern Studies
February 15
12:00 PM
AU - NEAR FIELD COSMOLOGY: Big Science from Small Galaxies
Speaker: Mike Boylan-Kolchin
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 15
12:00 PM
Spectral Theory Brown Bag Seminar: Periodic GMP Matrices
Open to the Public
Speaker: Benjamin Eichinger
Sponsor: Mathematics
February 15
2:00 PM
Improving Family Interactions With Aging Parents
Registration Required
Sponsor: Human Resources
February 15
3:30 PM
Airway Mechanics in Chronic Lung Disease
Speaker: Mona Eskandari
Sponsor: Mechanical Engineering
February 15
4:00 PM
RCQM Distinguished Lecture - BUILDING THE NEXT GENERATION ATOMIC CLOCK BASED ON QUANTUM MATERIAL
Speaker: Jun Ye
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 15
4:00 PM
ECE Seminar Series: Towards Socially-aware AI (698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Alexandre Alahi
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
February 15
4:00 PM
Taking charge of proteins (and pediatric ophthalmology)
Speaker: Bryan F. Shaw
Sponsor: Chemistry
February 15
4:00 PM
Geometry-Analysis Seminar: Chebyshev Problems on a Circular Arc
Open to the Public
Speaker: Benjamin Eichinger
Sponsor: Mathematics
February 15
4:00 PM
Is it possible to speak an ancient language fluently? Does it matter?
Speaker: Christophe Rico
Sponsor: Classical Studies
February 15
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: David Olsen
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 15
6:30 PM
Kinder Institute Forum: Governor Martin O'Malley
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Sponsor: Kinder Institute for Urban Research
February 15
8:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Norman Fischer
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 16
12:00 PM
JSSA Lunch Break with Dr. Maya Soifer Irish
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Jewish Studies
February 16
2:00 PM
NPP - UNDERLYING-EVENT ACTIVITY IN PROTON+PROTON COLLISIONS AT sqrt(s_NN) = 200GeV WITH THE STAR DETECTOR AT RHIC
Speaker: Li Yi
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 16
2:00 PM
Multi-scale calculation based on dual domain material point method combined with molecular dynamics
Open to the Public
Speaker: Tilak Dhakal
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
February 16
2:00 PM
AMO - ULTRACOLD MOLECULES: A New Playground for Quantum and Chemical Physics
Speaker: Jun Ye
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 16
2:30 PM
SWEET Sugar Transporters: From Structures to Biomolecular Sensors
Speaker: Dr. Lily Cheung
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
February 16
3:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Marde Meek
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 16
3:00 PM
MSNE Seminar Series - Prof. Wah Chiu "Opportunities and Challenges in cryoEM for Structural Research" (450/451/500)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Wah Chiu
Sponsor: Materials Science & NanoEngineering
February 16
4:00 PM
ECE integrated Sensors and Systems Seminar: mmWave Channel Sounding Measurement System: Initial Results, Measurement Techniques and Challenges (698/699)
Speaker: Abhay Samant
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
February 16
4:00 PM
UNVEILING THE MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE WITH BIG DATA FROM THE LARGE HADRON COLLIDER
Speaker: Sergei V. Gleyzer
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 16
4:00 PM
2016-17 Rice Seminar Lecture: "Cyberlibertarianism: The Default Ideology of the Digital" by David Golumbia
Open to the Public
Speaker: David Golumbia
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
February 16
4:00 PM
Colloquium: Chebyshev Polynomials on Subsets of the Real Line
Open to the Public
Speaker: Maxim Zinchenko
Sponsor: Mathematics
February 16
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Daniel Aizenshtadt
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 16
6:00 PM
Leadership in the M. D. Anderson Archives
Open to the Public
Speaker: Tacey Rosolowski, PhD
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
February 16
7:00 PM
Houston Congregations Engaged: Efforts to End Local Poverty
Open to the Public
Speakers: Steve Gross, Pamela Prickett, Ruth Lopez Turley, Rozella Haydee White
Sponsor: Religion and Public Life Program
February 16
8:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Desmond Hoebig
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 16
8:00 PM
Jewish-Muslim Dialogues: Strategies for Building Mutual Trust and A Better America
Open to the Public
Speakers: Mahmoud El-Gamal, Steven Morgen
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
February 17
12:00 PM
Space Physics - GENERATION OF HELIUM AND OXYGEN EMIC WAVES BY THE BUNCH DISTRIBUTION OF OXYGEN IONS ASSOCIATED WITH WEAK FAST SHOCKS IN THE MAGNETOSPHERE
Speaker: Lou-Chuang Lee
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 17
12:00 PM
RAMP Lecture: Jorge Munoz
Sponsor: Architecture
February 17
2:00 PM
Study Abroad Photo Contest Exhibit
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Study Abroad Office
February 17
2:00 PM
CEVE Seminar Series 2017 - Exploring the Microbiome within the Built Environment
Open to the Public
Speaker: Kerry Kinney
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
February 17
4:00 PM
Undergraduate Colloquium: Combinatorial Enumeration in Pascal's Triangle
Open to the Public
Speaker: Brian Miceli
Sponsor: Mathematics
February 17
4:00 PM
Keck Seminar, Charles Lin, Baylor College of Medicine
Open to the Public
Speaker: Charles Lin
Sponsor: Gulf Coast Consortia
February 17
4:15 PM
Reasoning First
Speaker: Pamela Hieronymi
Sponsor: Philosophy
February 17
5:30 PM
Senior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Charles Paul
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 17
8:00 PM
Sharing the Spotlight
Open to the Public
ArtistArtistsArtistsArtistsArtists: Desmond Hoebig, Timothy Krippner, Natalie Lin, William Shaub, HeeSun Yang
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 17
Deadline: Last day to withdraw with a 40% refund of tuition
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
February 18
9:00 AM
Secondary Teacher Professional Development Workshop: Incorporating Asia and Asian America in Social Studies
Sponsor: Chao Center for Asian Studies
February 18
1:30 PM
Michael P. Hammond Preparatory Program
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 18
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Lydia Pion
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 18
6:00 PM
We Are In It by Yehuda Sharim, Rice Cinema film Series
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
February 18
8:00 PM
Faculty Chamber Music Recital
Open to the Public
ArtistArtistsArtistsArtists: Robert Atherholt, Benjamin Kamins, Leone Buyse, Richie Hawley
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 19 through February 25 It's National Engineers Week!
Speaker: We're celebrating all week long
Sponsor: Dean of Engineering
February 19
12:30 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Emily Tisdel
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 19
3:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Dorothy Gal
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 19
5:30 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of James Dunham
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 19
8:00 PM
SYZYGY, New Music at Rice
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 20
12:00 PM
Lunch & Learn: Rabbi Mychal Copeland - The View of the LGBTQI Struggle From the Inside of American Religious Traditions
Open to the Public
Speaker: Mychal Copeland
Sponsor: Jewish Studies
February 20
12:00 PM
Senior Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Daniel Tavani
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 20
3:00 PM
Reduced Order Modeling for Time-Dependent Optimization Problems with Initial Value Controls
Speaker: Dörte Jando
Sponsor: Computational and Applied Mathematics
February 20
3:30 PM
Bioelectronic Devices for Personalized and Precision Medicine: From Wearable Sensors to Medical Nanorobots
Speaker: Wei Gao
Sponsor: Mechanical Engineering
February 20
4:00 PM
Statistical Analysis of Shape Data in large-scale medical studies
Speaker: Hongtu Zhu
Sponsor: Statistics
February 20
4:00 PM
Topology Seminar: Cohomology of the lamplighter group
Open to the Public
Speaker: Daniel Studenmund
Sponsor: Mathematics
February 20
4:10 PM
ECE Seinar Series: "Variational Bayes In Private Settings (VIPS)" Mijung Park (698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Mijung Park
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
February 20
5:30 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Dylan Feldpausch
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 20
7:00 PM
Lecture: Enrique Oliu
Open to the Public
Speaker: Enrique Oliu
Sponsor: Sport Management
February 20
8:00 PM
Sharing the Spotlight
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 21
10:00 AM
Caring for Aging Parents
Registration Required
Sponsor: Human Resources
February 21
12:30 PM
"Phase Transitions and the Principle of Detailed Balance in Living Systems"
Open to the Public
Speaker: Fred MacKintosh
Sponsor: Center for Theoretical Biological Physics
February 21
2:30 PM
Engineering Blood and Marrow for Cancer Therapy
Speaker: Dr. Michael Mitchell
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
February 21
4:00 PM
Why is Privacy Critical to the Success of a Public Census: Observations from a Former Director of the United State Bureau of the Census - Privacy Lecture Series
Open to the Public
Speaker: Steve Murdock
Sponsor: Scientia
February 21
4:00 PM
Safeguarding Users from Adversarial Networks
Speaker: Roya Ensafi
Sponsor: Computer Science
February 21
4:00 PM
Bioengineering Colloquia Series--Food, drugs, and bugs: role of the gut microbiome in nutrition and pharmacology
Open to the Public
Speaker: Peter Turnbaugh, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Bioengineering
February 21
4:00 PM
Special Colloquium: The standard map, Lyapunov exponent and randomness
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jinxin Xue
Sponsor: Mathematics
February 21
5:30 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Kenneth Goldsmith
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 21
7:00 PM
The Gold Line by Lance Childers
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
February 21
8:00 PM
Marimba Concert
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Richard Brown and Matthew Strauss
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 22
8:15 AM
BP Energy Outlook to 2035
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
February 22
12:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Dylan Di Mauro
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 22
12:00 PM
AU - 1) TBA 2) TBA
Speaker: 1) Erik Weaver 2) Jason Ling
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 22
2:00 PM
Guest Artist Master Class
Open to the Public
Artist: Michael Gurt
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 22
2:30 PM
Student Engineering Competition
Registration Required
Sponsor: Rice Global Forum
February 22
3:30 PM
Heat Transfer Design Optimization and Inverse Design of Networks of Microchannels and Arrays of Micro Pin-Fins
Speaker: George Dulikravich
Sponsor: Mechanical Engineering
February 22
4:00 PM
ECE Seminar Series: "Robustness and complexity tradeoffs in inference and learning" Reinhard Heckel, Berkeley (698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Reinhard Heckel
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
February 22
4:00 PM
LASER COOLING OF MOLECULES FOR QUANTUM SIMULATION, PARTICLE PHYSICS AND BIOCHEMISTRY
Speaker: John Doyle
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 22
4:00 PM
Gold Nanostar Stability and Use in Complex Matrices
Speaker: Amanda J. Haes
Sponsor: Chemistry
February 22
5:30 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Vaneza Tallman
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 22
7:00 PM
The Legacy of Japanese American Internment and Muslim American Discrimination Today
Open to the Public / Registration Required / Admission Charge
Speakers: Abbie Grubb, Mustafa Tameez, Donna Cole
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
February 22
7:00 PM
Shepherd School Concerto Competition
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 22
7:00 PM
The Sound of Old Rooms (Kokkho-Poth, 2011)
Open to the Public
Artist: Sandeep Ray
Sponsor: Chao Center for Asian Studies
February 22
7:00 PM
The Sound of Old Rooms by Sandeep Ray
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
February 22
8:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Kathleen Winkler
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 22
9:00 PM
YidLife Crisis: the comedy duo Jamie Elman & Eli Batalion
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Artist: YidLife Crisis
Sponsor: Jewish Studies
February 23
9:30 AM
Strain-Sensing Smart Skin for Structural Health Monitoring
Open to the Public
Speaker: Peng Sun
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
February 23
1:00 PM
Floodgates - A composition for full orchestra
Open to the Public
Speaker: Daniel Knaggs
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
February 23
2:00 PM
NPP - STAR HIGH LEVEL TRIGGER
Speaker: Hongwei Ke
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 23
2:30 PM
Design of ssDNA Micelles and Nanotubes for Targeting Cancer
Speaker: Dr. Efie Kokkoli
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
February 23
3:00 PM
MSNE Seminar Series - Prof. David L. Bourell "Metal Issues in Additive Manufacturing” (450/451/500)
Speaker: David L Bourell
Sponsor: Materials Science & NanoEngineering
February 23
4:00 PM
Colloquium: Diophantine equations: use and misuse
Open to the Public
Speaker: Tim Browning
Sponsor: Mathematics
February 23
4:00 PM
AMO - TWO-ELEMENT MIXTURE OF BOSE AND FERMI SUPERFLUIDS
Speaker: Subhadeep Gupta
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 23
4:00 PM
Rethinking algorithms in Data Science: Scaling up optimization using non-convexity, provably
Open to the Public
Speaker: Dr. Anastasios Kyrillidis
Sponsor: Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology
February 23
5:00 PM
Multi-Sensorial learning through Storytelling in Spanish as a Foreign Language
Open to the Public
Speaker: Francisco Usero González
Sponsor: Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
February 23
6:00 PM
Medical Professionalism and the Flexner Report
Open to the Public
Speaker: Bryant Boutwell, Dr. P. H.
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
February 23
8:00 PM
Chamber Music for Brass
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 24
9:00 AM
Temporal Forms in the Nineteenth-Century British Mediterranean
Open to the Public
Speaker: Lindsey Chappell
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
February 24
2:00 PM
CEVE Seminar Series 2017 - The Maximum Semicontinuous Flow Problem
Open to the Public
Speaker: J. Cole Smith
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
February 24
4:00 PM
Vanzant Lecture Series: Microbial Mediation of Plant-Insect Interactions
Speaker: Dr. Rachel Vannette
Sponsor: BioSciences-Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
February 24
4:00 PM
Keck Seminar, Fernanda Laezza, UTMB
Open to the Public
Speaker: Fernanda Laezza
Sponsor: Gulf Coast Consortia
February 24
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Andrew Payton
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 24
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Logan Seith
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 24
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Abraham Hardy
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 24
Deadline: Last day to drop full-term courses online via ESTHER
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
February 24
Deadline: Last day for instructors to submit Mid-Semester Grades for first-year undergraduate students online via ESTHER
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
February 24
Deadline: College (COLL) course plans due to Dean of Undergraduates office for Fall 2017
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
February 24
Deadline: Last day for instructors to submit textbook orders for Summer 2017
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
February 24
Deadline: Last day to withdraw with a 30% refund of tuition
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
February 24
Deadline: Last day to file an application for a May degree conferral with the Office of the Registrar (Graduate Students only)
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
February 24
Deadline: Last day to file the following in the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for May degree conferral: -Thesis master's candidacy petitions | -Certification of non-thesis master's | -Form for candidacy master's | -Ph.D. candidacy petitions
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
February 25
12:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Christine Murphy
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 25
3:00 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Lucia Nowik
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 25
3:00 PM
Senior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Daniel Tavani
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 25
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Jennifer McKay
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 25
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Ka-Yeon Lee
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 26
9:30 AM
(Church & Society Series) Ethical Wills - Inspiring the Next Generations
Open to the Public
Speaker: Deborah Schloss
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
February 26
8:00 PM
Faculty and Guest Artist Recital
Open to the Public
ArtistArtists: Brinton Averil Smith, Evelyn Chen
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 27
12:00 PM
Guest Artist Master Class
Open to the Public
ArtistArtists: Eva Amsler, Shalev Ed-Al
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 27
12:00 PM
Space Physics - A FRAMEWORK FOR FORWARD MODELING SOLAR ACTIVE REGIONS FROM HYDRODYNAMIC SIMULATIONS OF CORONAL LOOPS
Speaker: Will Barnes
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
February 27
12:00 PM
Vanzant Lecture Series: Big Data and Analytics for Global Conservation
Speaker: Dr. Lydia Beaudrot
Sponsor: BioSciences
February 27
3:00 PM
An Overview of Full-Waveform Inversion in Exploration Geophysics
Speaker: Tom Dickens
Sponsor: Computational and Applied Mathematics
February 27
4:00 PM
Yule's "Nonsense Correlation" Solved!
Speaker: Philip Ernst
Sponsor: Statistics
February 27
4:00 PM
Topology Seminar: To Be Announced
Open to the Public
Speaker: Diana Hubbard
Sponsor: Mathematics
February 27
4:30 PM
Choice, manipulation and wellbeing: On the nature and ethical significance of nudging
Open to the Public
Speaker: Kerry Vaughan
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
February 27
5:30 PM
Artist Diploma Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Tianyang Liu
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 27
7:30 PM
Collegium Concert
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 27
8:00 PM
Guest Artist Recital
Open to the Public
ArtistArtists: Eva Amsler, Shalev Ed-Al
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 28
10:00 AM
Narratives of Death and Violence in the Global South, A Poetics of Displacement
Open to the Public
Speaker: Adriana Umana
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
February 28
10:00 AM
School Composition and Discipline
Open to the Public
Speaker: Horace Duffy
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
February 28
11:30 AM
Lunch Bunch
Registration Required / Admission Charge
Sponsor: Staff Advisory Committee
February 28
12:00 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: David Mamedov
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 28
12:30 PM
“Touring the Protein Energy Landscape: The View Depends on How and When You Look”
Open to the Public
Speaker: Susan Marqusee
Sponsor: Center for Theoretical Biological Physics
February 28
4:00 PM
Adaptive Program Reasoning via Online Learning
Speaker: Xin Zhang
Sponsor: Computer Science
February 28
4:00 PM
BIOE Colloquia Series: Adhesive Hydrogels and Coatings Inspired by Mussels, Tea, Wine, and Chocolate
Open to the Public
Speaker: Phillip B Messersmith, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Bioengineering
February 28
5:00 PM
Doctoral Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Timothy Steeves
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 28
6:30 PM
Declaration of Major Signing Ceremony
Registration Required
Sponsor: Sport Management
February 28
7:00 PM
Creativity Up Close Lecture: The Surprising Path to Greater Creativity by Keith Sawyer
Open to the Public
Speaker: Keith Sawyer
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
February 28
7:00 PM
Chao Center for Asian Studies Spring 2017 Film Series: Sweet Dream (1936) & Keijo (1940)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Han Sang Kim
Sponsor: Chao Center for Asian Studies
February 28
7:00 PM
Sweet Dream (Lullaby of Death) (1936, 47min) and Keijo (1940, 24min) by YANG Chu-nam, SHIMIZU Hiroshi
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
February 28
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Daniel Egan
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
February 28
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: David Olson
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
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