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April 01
10:00 AM
Shepherd School Concerto Competition
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 01
12:30 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Ruben Rengel
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 01
1:00 PM
Guest Artist Master Class
Open to the Public
Speaker: Lorna McGhee
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 01
2:00 PM
Shepherd School Concerto Competition
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 01
3:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Nicole Haywood
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 01
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Daniel Egan
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 01
7:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Monica Czausz
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 01
7:30 PM
RICE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS OBSERVATORY OPEN HOUSE
Speaker: Christopher Johns-Krull
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 01
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Dylan Morrongiello
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 02
12:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Siyu Zhang
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 02
3:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Senhica Klee
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 02
5:30 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Jeanne Kierman Fischer
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 02
7:00 PM
Matchbox Gallery and the Rice Queer Resource Center present: Queer Art Series - "But I'm a Cheerleader" screening
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 02
7:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Rebecca Yoder
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 02
8:15 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Abraham Hardy
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 03
9:00 AM
Morphology of Carbon Nanotube Liquid Crystalline Phases: Insights into Tactoids and Columnar Phase
Open to the Public
Speaker: Vida Jamali
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 03
10:00 AM
Numerical methods and applications for reduced models of blood flow
Open to the Public
Speaker: Charles Puelz
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 03
10:30 AM
Size and Shape Control of Colloidal Al Nanocrystals for UV Plasmonics Applications
Open to the Public
Speaker: Michael McClain
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 03
11:00 AM
“Grave, solemn, & fitted to devotion”: Anglican Church Music 1688 – 1727
Open to the Public
Speaker: Andrew Salyer
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 03
12:00 PM
Senior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: August Ramos
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 03
12:00 PM
Lunch & Learn: Rabbi Kenny Weiss “Representations of Ethnicity from Jewish America: Jewish Humor and Culture in Mad Magazine”
Sponsor: Jewish Studies
April 03
2:00 PM
AMO - PHOTOASSOCIATION, VIBRATIONAL COOLING AND TRAPPING OF Rb2 BY A SINGLE HIGH-POWERED LIGHT BEAM
Speaker: Luis Marcassa
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 03
3:00 PM
Anderson Acceleration: Convergence Theory and Numerical Experience
Speaker: Tim Kelley
Sponsor: Computational and Applied Mathematics
April 03
3:00 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Angel Vargas
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 03
3:00 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: David Berghoff
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 03
3:00 PM
Integrated Electromagnetic Wireless Power Harvesting System for mm-size Biomedical Implants
Open to the Public
Speaker: Hamed Rahmani
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 03
3:30 PM
You are not an Impostor
Speaker: Karen Flack
Sponsor: Mechanical Engineering
April 03
4:00 PM
Topology Seminar: Transverse knots and combinatorial knot Floer homology
Open to the Public
Speaker: Shea Vela-Vick
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 03
4:00 PM
Leveraging Methods for Big Data Regression
Speaker: Ping Ma
Sponsor: Statistics
April 03
5:30 PM
RSA Modern Lecture: Li Hu
Sponsor: Architecture
April 03
5:30 PM
Artist Diploma Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Naomi Hoffmeyer
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 03
6:30 PM
The Will to Lead: America's Indispensable Role in the Global Fight for Freedom
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Speaker: Anders Fogh Rasmussen
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
April 03
6:30 PM
RCEL Ethics and Leadership Panel
Open to the Public
Speakers: Yvette Pearson Weatherton, George Webb, Rakesh Agrawal, C. Fred Higgs, III
Sponsor: Rice Center for Engineering Leadership
April 03
7:00 PM
Rice Chorale
Open to the Public
ArtistArtistsArtistsArtistsArtistsArtistsArtists: Thomas Jaber, Andrea Jaber, Julie Simson, Dylan Anthony Morrongiello, Nicholas Newton, Robert Atherholt, Rachel Graves
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 03
8:00 PM
Class Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Norman Fischer
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 03 through April 05 The 2017 Campbell Lecture Series
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Speaker: George Chauncey
Sponsor: Dean of Humanities
April 04 through April 14 School Supply Drive for Immigrant and Refugee Youth
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
April 04
9:00 AM
Multi-hazard fragility, risk, and resilience assessment of select coastal infrastructure
Open to the Public
Speaker: Sabarethinam Kameshwar
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 04
10:00 AM
Art and Engineering Inspired by Swarm Robotics
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yu Zhou
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 04
12:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: David Mamedov
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 04
12:00 PM
RICE TEN Lecture: Michelle Chang
Sponsor: Architecture
April 04
12:30 PM
“Modeling the Emergence of Clones in Populations (By Drawing Analogies with the Physics of Glasses) and the Adaptive Immune System of Bacteria (Called CRISPR)”
Open to the Public
Speaker: Marija Vucelja
Sponsor: Center for Theoretical Biological Physics
April 04
1:00 PM
Chamber Music with Organ
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 04
2:30 PM
Condensed Matter - NON-EQUILIBRIUM QUANTUM PHASES FROM STRONG INTERACTIONS AND PERIODIC DRIVING
Speaker: Andrew C. Potter
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 04
3:00 PM
Doctoral Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Benjamin Michael
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 04
4:00 PM
Ken Kennedy Award Lecture: "MPI: The Once and Future King" presented by Dr. William Gropp
Open to the Public
Speaker: Dr. William Gropp
Sponsor: Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology
April 04
4:00 PM
AMO - TWO-DIMENSIONAL DIPOLAR GAP SOLITONS IN FREE SPACE WITH SPIN-ORBIT COUPLING
Speaker: Boris Malomed
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 04
4:00 PM
BIOE Colloquia Series: Lego-Style Construction of Future Therapeutics From DNA
Speaker: William Shih, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Bioengineering
April 04
4:00 PM
AGNT: Levels of distribution for prehomogeneous vector spaces
Open to the Public
Speaker: Frank Thorne
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 04
5:30 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Jon Kimura Parker
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 04
6:00 PM
Science in Action: Advice on Convincing a Skeptical Public
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Speaker: William H. Press
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
April 04
6:30 PM
Israel's Politics of Fear and the Palestinians with Dr. Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian
Open to the Public
Speaker: Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian
Sponsor: History
April 04
6:30 PM
Rice Science Café - The Antarctic Search for Meteorites: Exploring the Solar System from the Ice
Open to the Public
Speaker: Linda Welzenbach
Sponsor: Dean of Natural Sciences
April 04
8:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of William VerMeulen
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 05
10:00 AM
A Resistor Network Model for the Determination of Electrical and Thermal Properties of Nanocomposites
Open to the Public
Speaker: Clayton Higginson
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 05
11:30 AM
Transcriptional delay in synthetic genetic cascades
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yu-Yu Cheng
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 05
12:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Minzo Kim
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 05
12:00 PM
RICE TEN Lecture: Troy Schaum
Sponsor: Architecture
April 05
12:00 PM
AU - Journal Club
Speaker: 1) Willie Lo 2) Keshawn Ivory
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 05
1:00 PM
Robust computation of seismic normal modes with Rayleigh-Ritz method in a spherically symmetric earth
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jingchen Ye
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 05
2:00 PM
The Racialized Politics of Home in Slavery and Freedom
Open to the Public
Speaker: Whitney Stewart
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 05
3:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Daniel Poceta
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 05
3:00 PM
Spain and Benjamin Franklin's Influence to support the American Revolution
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Public Affairs
April 05
3:30 PM
Advanced Coordinated Controls for Building HVAC Networks
Speaker: Bryan Rasmussen
Sponsor: Mechanical Engineering
April 05
4:00 PM
ECE Seminar Series: Blind Signal Processing: Sparse Signal Reconstruction in Bilinear Inverse Problems (698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yoram Bresler
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
April 05
4:00 PM
Geometry-Analysis Seminar: Some Combinatorics and Dynamical Systems connections
Open to the Public
Speaker: Michael Boshernitzan
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 05
4:00 PM
ASTRONOMY WITH NEUTRINOS: The IceCube Experiment at the South Pole
Speaker: Stefan Westerhoff
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 05
5:30 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Jason Kim
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 05
6:00 PM
Mavis C. Pitman Exhibition Award Ceremony & Reception
Open to the Public
Speakers: Ryan Li, Michael Robinson, Huidi Xiang
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 05
6:30 PM
En-gendering Violence: Hip Hop, Monstrous Bodies, and the Promise of the Diva
Open to the Public
Speaker: Joseph Richard Winters
Sponsor: Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning
April 05
7:00 PM
Lucia the Luchadora
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Public Affairs
April 05
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Ricardo Rivera-Soto
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 06
Mitzvah Marathon
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
April 06
9:00 AM
Bilevel Clique Interdiction and Related Problems
Open to the Public
Speaker: Timothy Becker
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 06
10:00 AM
Projection-Based Model Reduction in the Context of Optimization with Implicit PDE Constraints
Open to the Public
Speaker: Caleb Magruder
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 06
12:00 PM
Doctoral Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Boson Mo
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 06
12:15 PM
Cancelled: “Race and Ethnicity in Latin America”
Open to the Public
Speaker: Edward Telles
Sponsor: Sociology
April 06
2:30 PM
Sedimentological Regimes for Subaqueous Turbidity Currents
Speaker: Dr. Thomas C. Halsey
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
April 06
3:00 PM
MSNE Seminar Series- Prof. Ralph Nuzzo "Materials, Assembly Approaches, and Designs for Ultrahigh-Efficiency, Full-Spectrum Operation Photovoltaics" (450/451/500)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Ralph Nuzzo
Sponsor: Materials Science & NanoEngineering
April 06
3:00 PM
Static Cost Estimation for Data Layout Selection on GPUs
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yuhan Peng
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 06
4:00 PM
Spring 2017 Current Research in Earth Science: Evolution of Plate Tectonics
Open to the Public
Speaker: Robert Stern
Sponsor: Earth Science
April 06
4:00 PM
AMO - POLARON PHYSICS WITH ULTRACOLD ATOMS AND RYDBERG EXCITATIONS
Speaker: Richard Schmidt
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 06
5:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Cho-Liang Lin
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 06
5:30 PM
Cuba sin Fidel. Historia de una Transicion Incompleta
Open to the Public
Speaker: Rafael Rojas
Sponsor: Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
April 06
6:00 PM
Patient Advocacy
Open to the Public
Speaker: Renatta Domatti, LMSW, CCM
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
April 06
7:00 PM
Matchbox Gallery and the Rice Queer Resource Center present: Queer Art Series - Opening Reception
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 06
8:00 PM
Chamber Music for Brass
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 06
8:00 PM
Percussion Ensemble
Open to the Public
ArtistArtists: Students of Richard Brown and Matthew Strauss, Svet Stoyanov
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 06
8:30 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Sofia DiFrancesco
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 07
8:30 AM
GCC Translational Pain Research 7th Annual Symposium
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Gulf Coast Consortia
April 07
9:00 AM
Active Shooter Response Training, (Anderson Clarke Faculty and Staff Only)
Sponsor: Rice Police
April 07
9:00 AM
Three essays on CEO cognitive complexity and organizational outcomes
Open to the Public
Speaker: Daniel Zyung
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 07
12:00 PM
April Ken Kennedy Institute Member Luncheon
Registration Required
Speaker: Kathy Ensor
Sponsor: Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology
April 07
12:00 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Michael Hewitt
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 07
12:00 PM
RICE TEN Lecture: Lluís Liñán
Sponsor: Architecture
April 07
1:00 PM
Essays on Banking and Debt Contracting
Open to the Public
Speaker: Ioannis Spyridopoulos
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 07
2:00 PM
CEVE Seminar Series 2017 - Recent Developments on Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor Treatment of Domestic Wastewater
Open to the Public
Speaker: Adam Smith
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
April 07
2:00 PM
A Parallel-In-Time Gradient-Type Method For Optimal Control Problems
Open to the Public
Speaker: Xiaodi Deng
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 07
3:00 PM
Mutants defective in the peroxisome-tethered ATPase complex implicate peroxins in oil body utilization during Arabidopsis seeding development
Open to the Public
Speaker: Kim Gonzalez
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 07
4:00 PM
Undergraduate Colloquium: The lantern relation on a surface
Open to the Public
Speaker: Neil Fullarton
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 07
4:00 PM
Keck Seminar, Robert W. Gereau, Washington University
Open to the Public
Speaker: Robert Gereau
Sponsor: Gulf Coast Consortia
April 07
5:30 PM
Graduate Student Opera Scenes
Open to the Public
ArtistArtists: Bethany Self, Louisa Muller
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 07
5:30 PM
Chamber Music Festival
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 07
7:30 PM
Senior Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Zoe Loversky
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 07
8:00 PM
Chamber Music Festival
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 08
10:00 AM
Chamber Music Festival
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 08
11:00 AM
A Festival of Curiosity
Open to the Public
Speakers: Peter Brown, Ashlyn Davis, Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D., Debra Dickinson
Sponsor: Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
April 08
12:00 PM
2017 Day at the Park: Crawfish Tailgate and Rice Baseball
Open to the Public / Registration Required / Admission Charge
Sponsor: Dean of Engineering
April 08
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 09
9:30 AM
(Church & Society Series) Let Them Be Heard: Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery
Open to the Public
Speakers: Mary MacJohnson, Chris Horton
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
April 09
12:00 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Joseph Leppek
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 09
2:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Sarah Vautour
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 09
5:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Barbara Butler and Charlie Geyer
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 09
6:00 PM
Campanile Orchestra
Open to the Public
ArtistArtistsArtists: Jerry Hou, Jebat Kee, Ben Manis
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 09
7:00 PM
Leadership through the Arts
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 09
7:30 PM
Senior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Zoe Loversky
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 09
8:00 PM
Faculty and Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Richie Hawley
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 09
8:00 PM
Crossings: Classical, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Asian Music
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 09
Deadline: ESTHER Course Registration Planner closes at 11:59 PM
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
April 10
10:00 AM
Computational discovery of metal-organic frameworks with high gas deliverable capcity
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yi Bao
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 10
12:00 PM
Vanzant Lecture Series: The Intersection of Nutrition and Infection at the Host-Pathogen Interface
Speaker: Dr. Eric Skaar
Sponsor: BioSciences
April 10
12:00 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Kyle Olsen
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 10
12:00 PM
RICE TEN Lecture: Andrew Colopy
Sponsor: Architecture
April 10
1:00 PM
Statistical Modeling for Cellular Heterogeneity Problems in Cancer Research: Deconvolution, Gaussian Graphical Models and Logistic Regression
Open to the Public
Speaker: Zeya Wang
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 10
1:00 PM
CANCELLED
Open to the Public
Speaker: Wenting Zhao
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 10
1:00 PM
Three Scenes for Symphony Orchestra
Open to the Public
Speaker: Daria Tennikova-Satral
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 10
2:15 PM
Search for Direct Top Squark Pair Production in the Fully Hadronic Final State at start(s)=13 TeV
Open to the Public
Speaker: James Zabel
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 10
2:30 PM
Condensed Matter - WEYL SEMIMETALS: From Anomaly Physics to Novel Correlated Phases
Speaker: Vivek Aji
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 10
3:00 PM
A multiscale boundary condition for molecular solvation--improving continuum theory with atomic-scale corrections
Speaker: Jaydeep Bardhan
Sponsor: Computational and Applied Mathematics
April 10
3:00 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Christopher Torrisi
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 10
3:00 PM
Classical Music Serving the People’s Republic: Political and National Ideology in the Butterfly Lovers and Yellow River Concerti
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jessica Quah
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 10
3:00 PM
Advanced Quantitative Analysis of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yara Kadria-Vili
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 10
4:00 PM
2016-17 Rice Seminar Lecture: "Patterns and Interpretation" by Franco Moretti
Open to the Public
Speaker: Franco Moretti
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
April 10
4:00 PM
Harnessing the Data Science (R)evolution
Speaker: Rebecca Nugent
Sponsor: Statistics
April 10
4:00 PM
Topology Seminar: To Be Announced
Open to the Public
Speaker: Arunima Ray
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 10
5:00 PM
Senior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Hector Melicoff
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 10
5:00 PM
Imperfect Strangers: Americans, Arabs, and U.S.-Middle East Relations in the 1970s with Salim Yaqub
Sponsor: History
April 10
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Cody Bowers
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 10
6:00 PM
Civic Scientist-Rorschach Memorial Lecture: TEN BIG IDEAS: REALIZING NSF’S VISION FOR FUTURE RESEARCH & DISCOVERY
Speaker: France A. Córdova
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 10
6:00 PM
Ten Big Ideas: Realizing NSF’s Vision for Future Research and Discovery
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Speaker: France A. Córdova
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
April 10
7:00 PM
Matchbox Gallery and the Rice Queer Resource Center present: Queer Art Series - Lecture by Professor Brian Riedel
Open to the Public
Speaker: Brian Riedel
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 10
7:30 PM
Guest Artist Master Class
Open to the Public
Artist: David Kim
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 10
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Collin Boothby
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 10 through April 28 Annual Enrollment 2017
Sponsor: Human Resources
April 10
Fall Registration: Fall 2017 registration begins for currently enrolled graduate and fifth-year students at 5:00 PM
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
April 11
9:00 AM
Electron-positron pair production in Au+Au collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}$ = 27 GeV as part of the Beam Energy Scan Program at STAR
Open to the Public
Speaker: Joseph Butterworth
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 11
10:00 AM
Machine Learning in Large-scale Genomics: Sensing, Processing, and Analysis
Open to the Public
Speaker: Amir Ali Aghazadeh Mohandesi
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 11
10:00 AM
Mining Massive-Scale Time Series Data using Hashing
Open to the Public
Speaker: chen luo
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 11
11:00 AM
RiceFest
Sponsor: Human Resources
April 11
12:00 PM
RICE TEN Lecture: Jesús Vassallo
Sponsor: Architecture
April 11
12:00 PM
Ethics of Freedom, Pragmatics of Constraint: Theatre in a Post-Mandela South Africa
Open to the Public
Speaker: Nathanael Vlachos
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 11
12:30 PM
“Division of Labor Among the Subunits of a Highly Coordinated Ring ATPase”
Open to the Public
Speaker: Carlos Bustamante
Sponsor: Center for Theoretical Biological Physics
April 11
1:00 PM
Guest Artist Master Class
Open to the Public
Artist: David Kim
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 11
2:00 PM
Nanoscale Electronic Transport Studies of Novel Strongly Correlated Materials
Open to the Public
Speaker: Will Hardy
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 11
2:00 PM
Genres of Population: Biopolitics and the Victorian Novel
Open to the Public
Speaker: Sophia Hsu
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 11
2:00 PM
Creating the Future of Water Treatment
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
April 11
2:30 PM
Derivatives of genus one and three knots
Open to the Public
Speaker: JungHwan Park
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 11
3:00 PM
The Evolution of Musical Language and Sonata Form in the Piano Sonatas of Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin
Open to the Public
Speaker: Filip Blachnio
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 11
3:00 PM
Production of Short Chain Fatty Acid and its Derivatives by Genetically Engineered Escherichia coli
Open to the Public
Speaker: Songi Han
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 11
4:00 PM
Trust and Privacy in the Ecosystems of Wearable Technology and Self-Tracking Devices - Privacy Lecture Series
Open to the Public
Speaker: Kirsten Ostherr
Sponsor: Scientia
April 11
4:00 PM
Bioengineering Colloquia Series:Thin Film Polymer MEMS Implants
Open to the Public
Speaker: Ellis Meng, PhD
Sponsor: Bioengineering
April 11
4:00 PM
Carbon nanotube conditioning: ab initio simulations of the effect of interwall interaction, defects and doping on the electronic properties of carbon nanotubes.
Open to the Public
Speaker: Matias Soto Castillo
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 11
4:00 PM
AGNT : Bounding l-torsion in class groups of families of number fields of arbitrary degree
Open to the Public
Speaker: Caroline Turnage-Butterbaugh
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 11
4:00 PM
The potency and stability of chemically doping to enhance electron mobility in aligned carbon nanotube films
Open to the Public
Speaker: Sewell Cody
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 11
5:30 PM
Artist Diploma Project
Open to the Public
Artist: Saetbyeol Kim
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 11
7:00 PM
Chao Center for Asian Studies Spring 2017 Film Series: The Contact (1997)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Han Sang Kim
Sponsor: Chao Center for Asian Studies
April 11
7:00 PM
The Contact
Directed by Chang Yoon-hyun

Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 11
7:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Jakob Nierenz
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 11
8:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Brian Connelly
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 11
8:00 PM
Rice Electroacoustic Music Labs (REMLABS) - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 11
8:00 PM
Workshop on Composing for the Chinese Pipa
Open to the Public
ArtistArtists: Shih-Hui Chen, Ying-Chun Chen
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 12
8:30 AM
Iron Sulfide Precipitation Kinetics, Solubility, Phase Transformation, and Corrosion versus Temperature and Ionic Strength
Open to the Public
Speaker: Ya Liu
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 12
10:00 AM
Optimization of the Proteasomal Degradation Reporter (eDeg-On) System for CRISPR-mediated Whole-genome Knockout Screens
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yiwen Liu
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 12
10:30 AM
Impact of Fe(II) and Fe(III) on scale inhibitor: application to scale control in oil and gas systems
Open to the Public
Speaker: Zhang Zhang
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 12
10:30 AM
Multi-scale optical imaging techniques for early cancer detection in the gastrointestinal tract
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yubo Tang
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 12
12:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Eva Dove
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 12
12:00 PM
Marijuana Dabs Information Session, TCOLE #2024
Registration Required
Sponsor: Rice Police
April 12
12:00 PM
Automorphisms of nonpositively curved cube complexes, right-angled Artin groups, and homology
Open to the Public
Speaker: Corey Bregman
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 12
12:00 PM
AU - Journal Club
Speaker: 1) Andrew Marshall 2) Maxwell Hummel
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 12
2:00 PM
Insights from forward- and chemical-genetic studies on peroxisome functions, peroxisome-environment interactions, and the peroxisome-associated ubiquitination.
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yun-Ting Kao
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 12
2:00 PM
Passacaglia for Strings
Open to the Public
Speaker: Aleks Savitski
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 12
2:30 PM
Presentations by member of the Rolston String Quartet
Open to the Public
ArtistArtists: Johnathan Lo, Hezechiah Leung
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 12
2:45 PM
Imaging surface plasmon with electron spectroscopies and acoustic vibration
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yue Zhang
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 12
3:00 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Cindy Qin
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 12
3:00 PM
A Data-Driven Information Theoretic Approach for Neural Network Connectivity Inference
Open to the Public
Speaker: Zhiting Cai
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 12
3:30 PM
Data-Driven Decision Making in Pediatric Orthopedic Care
Speaker: Saba Pasha
Sponsor: Mechanical Engineering
April 12
4:00 PM
Geometry-Analysis: Ultracold matter: a window into many-particle quantum physics
Open to the Public
Speaker: Kaden Hazzard
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 12
4:00 PM
Single-Molecule Spectroscopy with Catalysts, Conductive Polymers, and Optical Microresonators
Speaker: Randall Goldsmith
Sponsor: Chemistry
April 12
4:00 PM
CryoEM FROM CELLS TO MOLECULES: Biology and Dynamics at the Mesoscale
Speaker: Steve Ludtke
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 12
5:00 PM
Senior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Emma Wine
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 12
5:30 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Jeanne Kierman Fischer
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 12
6:00 PM
CANCELLED - RSA Lecture | Lev Manovich: How to See One Billion Images? Data science, Visualization, and the Study of Culture
Sponsor: Architecture
April 12
6:00 PM
[CANCELED*] On Immersion: Digitization, Humans and Network Society
Speaker: Lev Manovich
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
April 12
7:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Masaru Podgorny
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 12
8:00 PM
Chamber Music for Winds
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 12
9:00 PM
Rice Electroacoustic Music Labs (REMLABS)
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 12
Fall Registration: Fall 2017 ADD/DROP begins for currently enrolled undergraduate students at 7:00 AM
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
April 13
9:00 AM
Random Acquisition Sensors and Receivers: Design, Architectures, and Applications
Open to the Public
Speaker: Sami Mohamad El Smaili
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 13
9:30 AM
Nanophotonics-enabled Solar Membrane Distillation for Off-grid Water Purification
Open to the Public
Speaker: Pratiksha Dongare
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 13
10:00 AM
Efficient estimation of coherent risk measures for risk-averse optimization problems governed by partial differential equations with random inputs
Open to the Public
Speaker: Timur Takhtaganov
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 13
10:00 AM
A Flexible Framework for the Examination of Production, Measurement, and Contracts in the Face of Moral Hazard
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jonathan Bonham
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 13
10:15 AM
Lifetime Characterization of Molecular Plasmons
Open to the Public
Speaker: Kyle Chapkin
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 13
12:00 PM
RICE TEN Lecture: Daisy Ames
Sponsor: Architecture
April 13
12:15 PM
JSSA Lunch Break with Dr. Melissa Weininger: "The New Israeli Poetry"
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Jewish Studies
April 13
12:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Austin Williams
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 13
1:15 PM
Shake Slice and Shake Concordant Links
Open to the Public
Speaker: Anthony Bosman
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 13
2:30 PM
Simulation of Shielding Materials against Galactic Cosmic Rays
Open to the Public
Speaker: Xindi Li
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 13
2:30 PM
Defect Engineering and Patterning of Crystal Surfaces, Epitaxial Thin Films, and Two-Dimensional Materials: A Computational Materials Science Approach
Speaker: Dr. Dimitrios Maroudas
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
April 13
2:30 PM
Special Colloquium: Computer vision and algebraic geometry
Open to the Public
Speaker: Max Lieblich
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 13
2:30 PM
Social Network Censorship: Topics, Techniques, and Impacts
Open to the Public
Speaker: Rima Tanash
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 13
3:00 PM
MSNE Seminar Series- Distinguished Staff Scientist Uwe Bergmann "Making Movies of Molecules- The Science and Application of X-rays Lasers"
Open to the Public
Speaker: Uwe Bergmann
Sponsor: Materials Science & NanoEngineering
April 13
3:00 PM
Doctoral Lecture Recital - Cancelled
Artist: Zhu Zhu
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 13
3:00 PM
Doctoral Lecture Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Dian Zhang
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 13
4:00 PM
Colloquium: From quantum many particle systems to nonlinear dispersive PDE, and back
Open to the Public
Speaker: Natasa Pavlovic
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 13
4:00 PM
Todd A. Henry - Neuro-Psychiatry as Area Studies: Han Tong-se and the Cold War Diagnostics of Sexual "Deviance" in South Korea
Open to the Public
Speaker: Todd A. Henry
Sponsor: Chao Center for Asian Studies
April 13
4:00 PM
NPP - A HOLOGRAPHIC VIEW OF THE HYDRODYNAMISATION OF QUARK-GLUON PLASMA
Speaker: Wilke van der Schee
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 13
4:00 PM
Spring 2017 Current Research in Earth Science: A broadband seismological perspective on the crust and mantle lithosphere beneath the western margin of Laurentia
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jeffrey Gu
Sponsor: Earth Science
April 13
4:30 PM
George R. Brown School of Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Competition
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen
April 13
4:30 PM
Natural Sciences UG Research Showcase
Sponsor: Dean of Natural Sciences
April 13
5:00 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Christine Wang
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 13
5:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Daniel Egan
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 13
5:30 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Keith Hammer
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 13
6:00 PM
Leadership and Compassion: A Discussion with Marguerite Barankitse
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Speaker: Marguerite Barankitse
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
April 13
7:00 PM
Panel "Houston: America's Hottest Host City"
Speakers: Kevin Cooper, Callye Dannheim Emmons, Doug Hall, Diane Crossey
Sponsor: Sport Management
April 13
7:30 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Hailey Kim
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 13
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Shengnan Li
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 13
8:00 PM
Leadership through the Arts
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 13
9:00 PM
Hear&Now - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 14
9:00 AM
A Grammar of Ga
Open to the Public
Speaker: AKUA CAMPBELL
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 14
9:30 AM
Compressive Hyperspectral Video Detection and Imaging
Open to the Public
Speaker: Liyang Lu
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 14
10:30 AM
Design, Characterization, and Validation of the OpenWrist Exoskeleton
Open to the Public
Speaker: Matthew Pezent
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 14
11:00 AM
Enfleshing the Subject: Race and Religion in the Development of Subjectivity
Open to the Public
Speaker: Biko Gray
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 14
12:00 PM
RAMP Lecture: Diane Hoskins
Sponsor: Architecture
April 14
12:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Ben Schaefer
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 14
12:00 PM
A Struggle Unfinished: Riots, Race in America, and the Failures of the 1968 Kerner Commission
Open to the Public
Speaker: Samuel Abramson
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 14
12:00 PM
A Mass Minimizing Flow for Real-Valued Flat Chains with Applications to Transport Networks
Open to the Public
Speaker: Carol Downes
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 14
12:00 PM
Archaea
Open to the Public
Speaker: Clare Glackin
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 14
1:00 PM
TinyGarble: Efficient, Scalable, and Versatile Privacy-Preserving Computation Through Sequential Garbled Circuit
Open to the Public
Speaker: Ebrahim M. Songhori
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 14
1:30 PM
Late stages of breakup of the Galicia rifted margin
Open to the Public
Speaker: Ara Alexanian
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 14
2:00 PM
CEVE Seminar Series 2017 - Risk, Reliability, and Resilience of Structures and Infrastructure Systems: Probabilistic Methods for Modeling and Analysis
Open to the Public
Speaker: Iris Tien
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
April 14
2:00 PM
Subterranean Ecosystem - A Work for Chamber Orchestra
Open to the Public
Speaker: Benjamin Morris
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 14
2:30 PM
Combined Convection of Packer Fluid Flow between Vertical Parallel Plates
Open to the Public
Speaker: Heqi Xu
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 14
3:00 PM
Peridynamics and Applications
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jingkai Chen
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 14
3:00 PM
Adaptation of Candida albicans to Reactive Sulfur Species
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yasmin Chebaro
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 14
3:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Michael Hewitt
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 14
4:00 PM
GSA Crawfish Boil
Sponsor: BioSciences
April 14
5:00 PM
Master’s Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Hirofumi Tanaka
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 14
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Shelley Ng
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 14
7:00 PM
La Nube (20 min); Velas (20 min); Nadie (65 min)
Directors: Marcel Beltrán; Alejandro E. Alonso; Miguel Coyula

Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 14
7:30 PM
Senior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Mark Chien
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 14
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Likai He
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 14
Deadline: Last day to register for Fall 2017 by 5:00 PM without a Late Registration Fee
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
April 15
12:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Yi Xiang
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 15
12:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Kevin Murphy
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 15
2:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: William Overcash
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 15
3:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Rachel Mooers
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 15
5:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Bradley Snyder
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 15
5:30 PM
Artist Diploma Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Ling Ling Huang
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 15
7:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Benjamin Morris
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 15
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Jonathan Echevarria
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 15
Late Registration Begins: Continuing students that have not registered for any classes are charged a Late Registration Fee to add classes
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
April 17 through April 19 Department Firearms Qualifications (RUPD ONLY)
Sponsor: Rice Police
April 17
10:00 AM
Laser Induced Graphene Nanomaterials and Applications
Open to the Public
Speaker: Duy Luong
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 17
10:00 AM
The Ethics of Whiteness, Race, Religion, and Social Transformation in South Africa
Open to the Public
Speaker: Rachel Schneider
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 17
12:00 PM
Vanzant Lecture Series: Next-generation sequencing and metabolomics in novel disorders of the peroxisome
Speaker: Dr. Michael Wangler
Sponsor: BioSciences
April 17
12:00 PM
Senior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Ryo Kaneko
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 17
12:00 PM
Space Physics - PIC SIMULATIONS OF RELATIVISTIC SHEAR FLOWS
Speaker: Edison Liang
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 17
2:30 PM
Presentation by members of the Rolston String Quartet
Open to the Public
ArtistArtists: Luri Lee, Jeffrey Dyrda
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 17
3:00 PM
Algebraic topology meets data science -- with applications
Speaker: Jose Perea
Sponsor: Computational and Applied Mathematics
April 17
3:00 PM
Enabling Distributed Reconfiguration in an Actor Model
Open to the Public
Speaker: Arghya Chatterjee
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 17
3:15 PM
A New Search-and-Matching Computable General Equilibrium Model: Progressive Consumption Taxation and Unemployment Equilibrium Effects on Growth, Unemployment, and Incidence
Open to the Public
Speaker: Victor Del Carpio Neyra
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 17
4:00 PM
Confidence Intervals for High-Dimensional Linear Regression: Minimax Rates and Adaptivity
Speaker: Tony Cai
Sponsor: Statistics
April 17
4:00 PM
ECE Seminar Series: Cloud Storage Systems: Latency, Reliability, and Cost , Vaneet Aggarwal (698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Vaneet Aggarwal
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
April 17
4:00 PM
Topology Seminar: To Be Announced
Open to the Public
Speaker: Aru Ray
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 17
4:00 PM
Joint AMO/Condensed Matter - NON-ABELIAN MAJORANA MODES IN TOPOLOGICALLY NONTRIVIAL AND TRIVIAL SUPERCONDUCTORS
Speaker: Xiong-Jun Liu
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 17
5:30 PM
Doctoral Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Timothy Steeves
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 17
7:30 PM
Collegium Concert
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 17
8:00 PM
Class Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Thomas Jaber
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 17
8:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Abraham Hardy
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 18 through April 21 RSA Final Reviews
Sponsor: Architecture
April 18
9:00 AM
Random CNF-XOR Formulas
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jeffrey Dudek
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 18
11:00 AM
NPP - RECENT WORK WITH THE TITAN SYSTEM AND EMMATrap: An Introduction
Speaker: Daniel Lascar
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 18
12:00 PM
The Heretical Revival: The Nag Hammadi Library in American Religion and Culture
Open to the Public
Speaker: Matthew Dillon
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 18
12:00 PM
Lunch Meet
Sponsor: Office of the Provost
April 18
12:30 PM
"Architecture of Myosin V and its Motility”
Open to the Public
Speaker: Dave Thirumalai
Sponsor: Center for Theoretical Biological Physics
April 18
1:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Susan Lorette Dunn
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 18
1:00 PM
High-dimensional and dependent data with additional structure
Open to the Public
Speaker: Sergii Babkin
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 18
1:30 PM
Leader Emergence in Self-Managed Teams as Explained by Surface- and Deep-Level Leader Traits
Open to the Public
Speaker: Christina Lacerenza
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 18
2:30 PM
The Emergence of Hybrid-Perovskites for Low-Cost, High-Efficiency Light-to-Energy Conversion Devices
Speaker: Dr. Aditya Mohite
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
April 18
2:30 PM
Examination of magmatic differentiation processes in the formation of intermediate and silicic composition magmas: constraints from regional and global geochemical systematics
Open to the Public
Speaker: Michael Farner
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 18
3:00 PM
Analysis & Applications of Hysteretic Systems Comparing Preisach Formalism & Bouc-Wen Modeling
Open to the Public
Speaker: Michael Grimmer
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 18
3:30 PM
Diversity in Design Teams: A Grounded Theory Approach
Open to the Public
Speaker: Stephanie Zajac
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 18
4:00 PM
ECE Brice Distinguished Lecture: "Novel Materials for Next Generation Photonic Devices," Dr. Michal Lipson, Columbia University, (698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Michal Lipson
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
April 18
4:00 PM
Bioengineering Colloquia Series-- The Bacterial Brain: Electrical Signaling in Biofilms and Beyond
Open to the Public
Speaker: Gürol Süel, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Bioengineering
April 18
4:00 PM
AGNT: To Be Announced
Open to the Public
Speaker: Richard Shadrach
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 18
5:30 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Cho-Liang Lin
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 18
6:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Susan Lorette Dunn
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 18
8:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Desmond Hoebig
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 18
8:15 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Alejandro Valdepenas
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 18
8:30 PM
Trajectory of a Curve - Cancelled
Open to the Public
ArtistArtistsArtistsArtists: Alexandra Smither, Scuffed Shoe
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 19
9:00 AM
The Effect of Chinese Characters on the Speech Perception and Production of Retroflex Sibilants in Taiwan Mandarin
Open to the Public
Speaker: RU-PING TSO
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 19
9:30 AM
A Tunable Snapshot Hyperspectral Imager for Retinal Oximetry
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jason Dwight
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 19
12:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: MuChen Hsieh
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 19
12:00 PM
AU - THE GREAT AMERICAN SOLAR ECLIPSE (PART I)
Speaker: Patrick Hartigan
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 19
1:00 PM
Investigations of macromolecular complex functions in living cells
Open to the Public
Speaker: David Tsao
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 19
2:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Clare Glackin
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 19
3:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Anne Marie Stanley
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 19
3:30 PM
A Hierarchical Uniformly High Order DG-IMEX Scheme for the 1D BGK Equation
Speaker: Jingmei Qiu
Sponsor: Mechanical Engineering
April 19
4:00 PM
UNDERSTANDING AIR QUALITY IN HOUSTON (and Around the World): Results from More Than a Decade of Balloon Profiles
Speaker: Gary Morris
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 19
4:00 PM
Geometry and Analysis seminar: To Be Announced
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jan Peszek
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 19
4:00 PM
Tracking Kant's Bête Noire: The Significance of Hegel's Emptiness Critique for Contemporary Kantianism
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jesse Slavens
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 19
5:00 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Brian Mangrum
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 19
5:30 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Virginia Weckstrom
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 19
6:30 PM
Anthropocene
Hosted by Houston GREEN Film Series and Citizens' Environmental Coalition (Houston)

Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 19
7:30 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Michael Brown
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 19
8:00 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Michael Ferri
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 19
8:00 PM
Leadership through the Arts
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 20
10:00 AM
Drogue Parachute Computational Structural and Fluid Mechanics Analysis with Isogeometric Discretization
Open to the Public
Speaker: Aaron Hartmann
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 20
10:00 AM
Coronary Artery Computational Flow Analysis with Isogeometric Discretization
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yuxuan Yu
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 20
12:00 PM
Doctoral Lecture Recital - Cancelled
Open to the Public
Artist: Boson Mo
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 20
12:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Lucia Nowik
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 20
2:30 PM
Investigation of Asphaltenes Interfacial Behavior at CCNY
Speaker: Dr. Vincent Pauchard
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
April 20
2:30 PM
Building the Body: Gendered Space and Urbanization in Rio de Janeiro and New York City, 1890-1930
Open to the Public
Speaker: Amanda Moehnke
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 20
3:00 PM
Junior Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Gabriel Maffuz-Anker
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 20
3:00 PM
Matchbox Gallery and the Rice Queer Resource Center present: Queer Art Series - Junior Recital of Gabriel Maffuz-Anker
Open to the Public
Artist: Gabriel Maffuz-Anker
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 20
3:30 PM
Chamber Music Concert
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 20
4:00 PM
ECE Seminar Series: Vector Approximate Message Passing, Phil Schniter, Ohio State University (698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Phil Schniter
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
April 20
4:00 PM
2016-17 Rice Seminar Lecture:The Map, the Grid, and the Politics of Space, 1915–2015 by William Rankin
Open to the Public
Speaker: William Rankin
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
April 20
4:00 PM
End of Semester Party
Speaker: Statistics Department
Sponsor: Statistics
April 20
4:00 PM
AMO - REMNANT GEOMETRIC HALL RESPONSE IN A QUANTUM QUENCH
Speaker: Justin Wilson
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 20
4:00 PM
Spring 2017 Current Research in Earth Science: Rapid rates of Proterozoic paleogeographic change
Open to the Public
Speaker: Nicholas Swanson-Hysell
Sponsor: Earth Science
April 20
4:00 PM
Colloquium: Rational and irrational hypersurfaces
Open to the Public
Speaker: Nicolas Addington
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 20
5:00 PM
Reading with Justin Cronin & Lacy M. Johnson
Open to the Public
Sponsor: English
April 20
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Jennifer Lee
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 20
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Joseph Leppek
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 20
6:00 PM
VADA Senior Show
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 20
6:00 PM
Student Award Ceremony & Art Show
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 20
7:00 PM
MOSCars: ELEC 301 Video Premiere Party and Awards
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
April 20
7:07 PM
FLICKS!
54th Annual Student Film Showcase
Directors: Rice University Students

Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 20
8:00 PM
Shepherd School Chamber Orchestra
Open to the Public
ArtistArtistsArtists: Larry Rachleff, Erik Wheeler, Jerry Hou
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 21
9:00 AM
GCC Regenerative Medicine Symposium
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Gulf Coast Consortia
April 21
12:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Joanna Latini
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 21
2:00 PM
CEVE Seminar Series 2017 - Structural Health Monitoring: Historical Development, Current Status, Research Needs
Open to the Public
Speaker: Chuck Farrar
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
April 21
3:00 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Shun Yao
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 21
3:30 PM
Rice Asian Studies Review (RASR) Launch Party
Sponsor: Chao Center for Asian Studies
April 21
4:00 PM
Keck Seminar, Keynote Speaker, GCC Regenerative Medicine Conference
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Gulf Coast Consortia
April 21
4:00 PM
Topology Seminar: Cannon--Thurston maps for curve complexes of punctured surfaces
Open to the Public
Speaker: Funda Gultepe
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 21
5:30 PM
Master’s Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Chelsea Helm
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 21
6:00 PM
Architecture for the Human: Through the Japanese Looking Glass
Open to the Public
Artist: Marta Rodriguez
Sponsor: Public Affairs
April 21
6:30 PM
Alt-Ac Networking Function (HGSA & HRC)
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
April 21
7:00 PM
Crepúsculo (37 min); El Techo (75 min); Venecia (74 min)
Directors: Juan Pablo Daranas; Patricia Ramos Hernández; Enrique Álvarez

Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 21
7:30 PM
Artists in Dialogue: Diana Thater and Dr. David Alexander
Open to the Public / Registration Required / Admission Charge
Speaker/Artist: Diana Thater, David Alexander
Sponsor: Moody Center for the Arts
April 21
8:00 PM
Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra - SOLD OUT
Open to the Public
Artist: Larry Rachleff
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 21
All Day
CSWGS Annual Graduate Symposium & Keynote
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
April 21
LAST DAY OF CLASSES
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
April 21
Deadline: Last day to drop courses (for Spring 2017 undergraduate matriculants only). Students must go to the Office of the Registrar by 4:00 PM
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
April 21
Deadline: Last day to submit theses in the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for May degree conferral by 12:00 noon
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
April 21
Last Day of Classes
Speaker: Statistics Department
Sponsor: Statistics
April 22
12:00 PM
Michael P. Hammond Preparatory Program
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 22
3:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Thomas Jaber
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 22
3:30 PM
SAFE
Director: Sandeep Ray

Open to the Public
Speaker: Sandeep Ray
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 22
3:30 PM
Filming, Traveling, Volunteering: The Refugee Crisis in Greece
Open to the Public
Speakers: Abeer Yaseen, Kim Proal, Sandeep Ray
Sponsor: Chao Center for Asian Studies
April 22
4:30 PM
2017 REA/School of Engineering End-of-Year Picnic
Sponsor: Dean of Engineering
April 22
5:30 PM
Hear&Now
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 22 through April 25 STUDY DAYS - NO EXAMS
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
April 23
8:00 PM
Faculty Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Sohyoung Park
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 24 through April 25 Business and the Blockchain
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Sponsor: Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
April 24
8:00 AM
7th Eubank Conference
Sponsor: Statistics
April 24
9:00 AM
Collective long-range correlations in proton-proton and proton-nucleus collisions at the LHC with CMS detector
Open to the Public
Speaker: Zhenyu Chen
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 24
1:00 PM
Mechanus: Discovering the Secrets of Dark Data
Speaker: Andrew Marshall
Sponsor: Computer Science
April 24
2:00 PM
First Responders CPR/AED (RUPD Staff only)
Registration Required
Sponsor: Rice Police
April 24
2:00 PM
Joint NPP/AMO - THE PHYSICS OF NON-HYDRODYNAMIC MODES
Speaker: Paul Romatschke
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 24
3:00 PM
Extending the Polyhedral Compilation Techniques for Debugging and Optimization of SPMD-style Parallel Programs
Open to the Public
Speaker: PRASANTH CHATARASI
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 24
4:00 PM
Paul Greenough - Making House Crows Great Again: The Environmental History of a Diasporic Species
Speaker: Paul R. Greenough
Sponsor: Chao Center for Asian Studies
April 24
4:00 PM
Condensed Matter - NANOSCALE IMAGING OF 2D MATERIALS UNDER GATE CONTROL AND PHOTO-EXCITATION
Speaker: Keji Lai
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 24
4:00 PM
Geometry and Analysis seminar: Ergodicity of the Liouville system implies the Chowla conjecture
Open to the Public
Speaker: Nikos Frantzikinakis
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 24
5:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Cho-Liang Lin
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 24
6:30 PM
Entrepreneurship is not living up to its growth potential. Is government to blame?
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
April 25
8:00 AM
Provost's Office Hours
Sponsor: Office of the Provost
April 25
11:00 AM
Underneath the Surface: African American Religion and Tattoo Culture
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jason Jeffries
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 25
12:00 PM
ECE Graduate Student Town Hall
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
April 25
4:00 PM
AGNT: To Be Announced
Open to the Public
Speaker: Sho Tanimoto
Sponsor: Mathematics
April 25
8:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Virginia Weckstrom
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 26
10:00 AM
Innovation in Education
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
April 26
12:00 PM
Artist Diploma Project
Open to the Public
Artist: William Shaub
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 26
12:30 PM
Marjorie Corcoran Symposium
Speaker: Invited Speakers
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 26
2:00 PM
ECE Seminar Series: Measuring Sleep, Stress and Wellbeing with Wearable Sensors and Mobile Phones (698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Akane Sano
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
April 26
4:00 PM
Ab initio free energy calculations for adsorption and reactions in nanoporous systems
Speaker: Joachim Sauer
Sponsor: Chemistry
April 26
5:30 PM
CSWGS Seminar/Practicum Reception
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
April 26
5:30 PM
Chamber Music Concert
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 26
6:00 PM
RSA Exhibition: Standards of Diplomacy, Parliaments for the Indo Pacific Region
Sponsor: Architecture
April 26
8:00 PM
Chamber Music Concert
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 26 through May 03 Final examinations for all undergraduate courses
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
April 27
9:00 AM
Essays on Oil Investment Decisions and Price Volatility
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yaser Faquih
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 27
10:00 AM
Novel Mechanisms for Magnetogenetic Neuromodulation
Open to the Public
Speaker: Sruthi Polali
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 27
11:00 AM
The Social is Spiritual: Beyond the Critique of Tolerance
Open to the Public
Speaker: Philip Wexler
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
April 27
2:00 PM
CEVE Seminar Series 2017 -Specialty Seminar - Processes and Materials for Aqueous Separations with Low Temperature Heat
Open to the Public
Speaker: Meagan Mauter
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
April 27
3:00 PM
Proposal Presentation - SKYRMION DEFECTS OF ANTIFERROMAGNET AND ITS COMPETING SINGLET STATES IN A KONDO-HEISENBERG MODEL
Speaker: Chia-Chuan Liu
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 27
4:00 PM
WHY ARE WE BOILING THE VACUUM: A Historical Perspective
Speaker: Wit Busza
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
April 27
5:30 PM
CANCELLED! RSA Lecture: David Joselit
Sponsor: Architecture
April 27
5:30 PM
CANCELLED!! On Immersion: Digitization, Humans and Network Society lecture by David Joselit
Open to the Public
Speaker: David Joselit
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
April 27
6:30 PM
Blue Marble Health: An Innovative Plan to Fight Diseases of the Poor Amid Wealth
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Speaker: Peter J. Hotez
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
April 27
7:30 PM
Emerson String Quartet
Open to the Public / Admission Charge
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 28
12:00 PM
ECE Seminar Series: Integrated Full-Duplex Radios: From Fundamental Physics and Integrated Circuits to Complex Systems and Networking(698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Harish Krishnaswamy
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
April 28
12:00 PM
Class Recital
Open to the Public
Artist: Students of Norman Fischer
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 28
1:00 PM
Novel Economies: A Literary Pre-History of U.S. Commercial Capitalism, 1730-1859
Open to the Public
Speaker: Karen Rosenthall
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
April 28
3:00 PM
SCI Seminar: Dr. Paul Cherukuri, Teslaphoresis and the Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube
Open to the Public
Speaker: Paul Cherukuri
Sponsor: Smalley Curl Institute
April 28
4:00 PM
Science and Engineering Ice Cream Social
Sponsor: Dean of Natural Sciences
April 28
5:30 PM
Sharing the Spotlight
Open to the Public
ArtistArtistsArtistsArtistsArtistsArtistsArtists: Kathleen Winkler, William Overcash, James Dunham, Jakob Nierenz, David Mamedov, William Overcash, Xiaohan Sun
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 28
6:30 PM
Cheetah in August; Cakes Da Killa: No Homo
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 28
7:30 PM
Michael P. Hammond Preparatory Program
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 29
1:30 PM
Michael P. Hammond Preparatory Program
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
April 30
9:30 AM
(Church & Society Series) Lord of the Streets: A partner in ending homelessness while helping those who fall through the cracks
Open to the Public
Speaker: Steve Capper
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
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