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April 12 through May 13 Emily Link, "TUMULUS" at the EMERGEncy Room
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 19 through May 13 49th Annual Student Art and Film Exhibition
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
April 23 through May 03 GE Garage
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations
April 25 through May 02 Final Examinations
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 01
10:00 AM
Nanocrystal-based optoelectronic devices in plasmonic nanojunctions
Open to the Public
Speaker: Kenneth Evans
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 01
3:00 PM
Functionalization of Nanocarbons for Composite, Biomedical and Sensor Applications
Open to the Public
Speaker: Oleksandr Kuznetsov
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 01
4:00 PM
Multiterminal Source Coding under Logarithmic Loss
Speaker: Thomas Courtade
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
May 01
7:00 PM
Boniuk Center Jewish Intrafaith Symposium
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Boniuk Center for Religious Tolerance
May 02
4:00 PM
Single Molecule RNA Biology: Of Intracellular microRNAs and Molecular Nanorobots
Speaker: Nils G. Walter
Sponsor: Chemistry
May 02
5:30 PM
Honoring the Teachers Evening
Registration Required
Speakers: Joan Huffman, John S. Hutchinson, David Leebron
Sponsor: School Science and Technology
May 03
4:00 PM
Focusing Human Attention on the “Right” Visual Data
Open to the Public
Speaker: Kristen Grauman
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
May 03
4:00 PM
Condensed Matter - NON-FERMI LIQUID BEHAVIOR DUE TO ORBITAL FLUCTUATIONS IN IRON PNICTIDE SUPERCONDUCTORS
Speaker: Wei-Cheng Lee
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
May 03
3rd Annual Rice Undergraduate Venture Challenge
Sponsor: Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen
May 04
9:00 AM
Applying the Short-Time Direct Directed Transfer Function to Human Electrocorticographic Recordings from a Language Task
Open to the Public
Speaker: Meagan Whaley
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 04
12:00 PM
K2I Luncheon: Swarat Chaudhuri
Registration Required
Speaker: Swarat Chaudhuri
Sponsor: Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology
May 04
12:30 PM
Transparency property of one dimensional acoustic wave equations
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yin Huang
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 04 through May 05 Renaissance Posthumanism
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
May 04
Registrar Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 04
Summer Sessions II & III Registration Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 05
11:00 AM
Michael P. Hammond Preparatory Program
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
May 06
7:00 PM
Michael P. Hammond Preparatory Program
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
May 07
12:00 PM
Things to do and Places to be: Multiple Roles for Multiple Mechanosensitive Channels in Arabidopsis
Speaker: Dr. Liz Haswell, Hosted by Dr. Janet Braam, for the Vanzant Lecture Series, 12pm in Keck 102
Sponsor: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
May 07
3:45 PM
Overview of Water Systems Research
Open to the Public
Speaker: Diego Gomez
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
May 07
4:00 PM
Anthropology and Virtue Ethics: Perfect Marriage or Misalliance?
Speaker: James Laidlaw
Sponsor: Anthropology
May 07
4:00 PM
Anthropology and Virtue Ethics: Perfect Marriage or Misalliance?
Open to the Public
Speaker: James Laidlaw
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
May 07
4:00 PM
Condensed Matter - SPONTANEOUS QUANTUM HALL EFFECT IN FRUSTRATED MAGNETS
Speaker: Cristian D. Batista
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
May 07
Registrar Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 07
Summer Session I Registration Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 08
9:00 AM
Inhibitory control mechanisms and their role in task switching: A multi-methodological approach
Open to the Public
Speaker: Corinne Allen
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 08
1:00 PM
Condensed Matter - PHASE CHANGE MATERIALS: Towards a Universal Data Storage Device?
Speaker: Theo Siegrist
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
May 08
2:00 PM
Zooming Out: New Tools for Probing the Human Genome and the Historical Record
Open to the Public
Speaker: Dr. Erez Lieberman Aiden
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
May 08
Summer Session I Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 08
First Day of Classes - Full Summer Session
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 09
2:00 PM
Numerical Investigations of Medical Applications of Nanoparticles toward Tumor/Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Open to the Public
Speaker: Xiao Xu
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 09
2:00 PM
The First Movement Cadenzas for Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jeewon Lee
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 09
4:00 PM
Condensed-phase chemistry with Effective Fragment Potential method: Challenges and successes
Speaker: Lyudmila V. Slipchenko
Sponsor: Chemistry
May 10
10:00 AM
Light-Triggered Release of DNA from Plasmon-Resonant Nanoparticles
Open to the Public
Speaker: Ryan Huschka
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 10
12:00 PM
Lunch with the Dean: CAAM/STAT Grad Students
Registration Required
Sponsor: Dean of Engineering
May 10
3:00 PM
Range-separated hybrids combining a range-separated Perdew-Burke-Ernzerhof functional with exact exchange and random phase approximation correlation
Open to the Public
Speaker: Robert Irelan
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 10
3:00 PM
Where machine vision needs help from computer science
Speaker: Bill Freeman
Sponsor: Digital Signal Processing
May 10
All Day
MEMS Annual Advisory Board Meeting and Dinner
Sponsor: Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
May 11
3:00 PM
2012 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
Speaker: David Leebron
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 11
4:00 PM
2012 School of Engineering Graduation Reception
Sponsor: Dean of Engineering
May 11
4:00 PM
Reception Honoring Graduating RSA Students
Sponsor: Architecture
May 11
8:30 PM
Presidential Concert
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
May 11
Summer Session I Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 11
Full Summer Session Registration Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 12
8:30 AM
Rice University Commencement
Sponsor: Architecture
May 12
6:30 PM
Rice Alumni Laureates Dinner 2012
Admission Charge
Sponsor: University Events
May 12
Commencement
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 14
12:00 PM
Functional Effects of Amino Acid Polymorphisms: Implications for Individualized Patient Therapies and Protein Engineering
Speaker: Dr. Liskin Swint-Kruse, Hosted by Dr. Kathy Matthews, for the Vanzant Lecture Series, 12pm in Keck 102
Sponsor: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
May 14
Summer Session I Registration Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 15
2:30 PM
Enhanced sampling methods and applications in protein folding
Open to the Public
Speaker: Cheng Zhang
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 15
First Day of Classes - Summer Session I
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 16
11:00 AM
Evidence for Impulsive Heating of Active Region Coronal Loops
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jeffrey Reep
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 16
7:00 PM
Rice Cinema & Houston PBS Community Cinema present STRONG
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Rice Cinema
May 16 through May 18 Interface 2012: Future of Statistical Computing: Internet Scale Data, Flexible Modeling, and Visualization
Speaker: Statistics Department
Sponsor: Statistics
May 16
Registrar Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 16
Summer Session I Registration Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 17
6:00 PM
RSA Reception at the AIA 2012 National Convention
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Architecture
May 17
Summer Sessions II & III Registration Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 18
10:00 AM
Manipulation of energy propagation, redirection, and dissipation by tunable plasmonic nanostructures
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yang Li
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 18
11:30 AM
Rice Global E&C Forum - Roundtable Meeting
Open to the Public / Registration Required / Admission Charge
Sponsor: Rice Global Forum
May 18 through May 19 Global Modernities: Keywords and Methods
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
May 18 through May 19 Sixth Annual Houston Palestine Film Festival
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Visual and Dramatic Arts
May 18
Financial Aid Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 19
2012 HERE High School Outreach Essay Writing Workshop
Sponsor: Houston Enriches Rice Education (HERE)
May 21
12:00 PM
Lunch with the Dean: CS/ECE Grad Students
Registration Required
Sponsor: Dean of Engineering
May 21
3:00 PM
Design and Structural Characterization of Self-Assembling Triple Helical Heterotrimers
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jorge Fallas
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 21
7:00 PM
20th Century Spanish Literature and Cinema (II)
Sponsor: Hispanic Studies
May 21
7:00 PM
An evening with Norman Davies
Speaker: Norman Davies
Sponsor: Statistics
May 21
Summer Session I Registration Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 22
Summer Session I Registration Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 23
3:00 PM
Actuated Mobile Sensing in Distributed, Unstructured Environments
Speaker: Andrew Tinka
Sponsor: Computer Science
May 25
1:00 PM
Biophysics - SIMULATIONS AT THE INTERFACE: Association in Lipid Membranes, Adsorption on Surfaces and Reaction-Diffusion in Polymer Films
Speaker: Emmanouil Doxastakis
Sponsor: Physics & Astronomy
May 25
2:00 PM
The Blazar Envelope and the Relativistic Jet Dichotomy: Unification of Radio-Loud AGN
Open to the Public
Speaker: Eileen Meyer
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 25
Summer Session I Registration Deadline
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 25
Fifth Annual HERE High School Essay Contest Awards Luncheon
Sponsor: Houston Enriches Rice Education (HERE)
May 28
University Holiday
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 29
2:00 PM
Objective Approaches to Single-Molecule Time-Series Analysis
Open to the Public
Speaker: Nick Taylor
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 30
11:00 AM
VARIATION IN SPECIES INTERACTIONS AND THEIR EVOLUTIONARY CONSEQUENCES
Open to the Public
Speaker: Scott Chamberlain
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 31
1:00 PM
An Assessment of Gadonanotubes as Magnetic Nanolabels for Improved Stem Cell Detection and Retention in Cardiomyoplasty
Open to the Public
Speaker: Lesa Tran
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
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