Events

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Feb. 14

The Mortar Board Honor Society will collect new and used children?s books all week from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the A. Ray Olpin University Union Building basement. Prizes, including a tuition credit, will be awarded to the largest donations.

?A View From Washington,? an address by Georgie Anne Geyer, author and newspaper columnist, will be held at noon in Orson Spencer Hall, Room 255.

Feb. 15

Kent Eden, manager of safety and human resources at CONSOL, will speak on ?Mining Operations and New Directions at CONSOL,? from 10:45 to 11:35 a.m. in the Engineering and Mines Classroom Building, Room 101.

?Studies of Protein Dynamics by Solution-State NMR Experiments,? a seminar by Mark Rance from the University of Cincinnati, will be held at 10:45 a.m. in the Henry Eyring Building, Room 2006.

The department of medicinal chemistry will host two graduate student lectures, ?Electrophilic Prostoglandins and Proteasome Pathway Inhibition? by James Mullally and ?Methyl-CpG Binding Protein MBD2b Binding Studies,? by Patti Champine, at 4 p.m. in L.S. Skaggs Hall, Room 316.

The department of geology and geophysics will host a lecture by Mical Nemcock on ?Strike-slip Fault Bridge Fluid Pumping Mechanism: Insights from Field Based Palaeostress Analysis and Numerical Modeling,? at 4 p.m. in the Intermountain Network Scientific Computation Center, Room 110.

Geoffrey Woolley, chairman of European Venture Partners and founding partner of Dominion Ventures, Inc., will speak about entrepreneurship in today’s business world at 6 p.m. in the Gould Auditorium of the J. Willard Marriott Library.

Jan Shipps will lecture on “From ‘Different’ to ‘Other’ and Back Again: the Strange Odyssey of Mormonism in American Society” from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Social and Behavioral Science Building auditorium.

The St. Catherine of Sienna Newman Center will host a praise and worship mass at 8 p.m. in the Newman Center.

Feb. 16

?Working Toward Governmental Reform: Highlights of Citizen Advocacy Efforts During the 2001 Utah Legislative Session,? a discussion with guests from the local community, will be held at 10:45 a.m. in 255 OSH.

The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence will lead a discussion on “On-Line Teaching; Teachers Teaching in the Electronic Environment,? from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Sterling W. Sill Center Large Conference Room.

The chemistry department will host a colloquium on ?Dendrimers: From Design to Applications,? by Jean Frechet from the University of California at Berkeley, at 2 p.m. in the Aline Wilmot Skaggs Biology Building, Room 220.

Brigitte Shim, principal of Shim Sutcliffe Architects, will lecture on the relationship between built work and the landscape at 5:30 p.m. in the Museum of Fine Arts auditorium.

The Salt Lake Section of the American Chemical Society will host a seminar by Frank Settle, from Washington and Lee University, titled “The Chemistry of the Atom Bomb,” at 7 p.m. in the Eyring Building, Room 2006.

Feb. 19

Classes will not be held in honor of Presidents? Day.

Red Butte Garden will hold a Garden Gift Day; admission is free for everyone.

Craig Kallendorf, from Texas A&M University, will speak on ?The Aeneid Transformed: Illustration as Interpretation from the Renaissance to the Present,? at noon in Carlson Hall, Room 115.

Feb. 20

?We are Many, We are One: Pacific Islanders in Utah,? an address by Fahina Tavake-Pasi, adviser for the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs, will be held at noon in 293 union.

Feb. 21

?Are Utah and the Nation Headed for a Recession?? an address by Thayne Robson, director of economics and business research at the University of Utah, will be held at noon in 255 OSH.

Matthew Potolsky, from the English department, will lecture on ?How to Look at a Medusa: Dante Gabriel Rossetti?s Mirror for Teachers,? at noon in Carlson Hall, Room 115.

Jack Dixon, from the University of Michigan, will lecture on ?Pten: A Tumor Suppressor that Functions as a Phospholipid Phosphatase,? at 4 p.m. in the George S. and Dolores Dor Eccles Auditorium of the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

Feb. 22

?Is There Life After the White House?? an address by Mickey Ibarra, senior adviser to Bill Clinton, will be held at 9:10 a.m. in 255 OSH.

Peter Seeburger from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will present ?Chemistry and Glycobiology: Automated Solid-Phase Synthesis of Oligosacharides and Heparin to Understand Signal Transduction Events,? at 10:45 a.m. in the Eyring Building, Room 2006.

Khosrow Bakhtar, president of Bakhtar and Associates, will hold a seminar on ?Performance Assessment of Underground Munitions Storage Facilities,? from 10:45 to 11:35 a.m. in 101 EMCB.

The department of geology and geophysics will host a lecture by Rick Allis on ?Earth Science Issues Confronting Utahns over the Next Decade,? at 4 p.m. in 110 INSCC.

Feb. 23

In recognition of Japanese American internment-camp residents, there will be a Day of Remembrance display in the Marriott Library third floor atrium. The display will be up through Friday, Feb. 23.

?American Foreign Policy Toward Iraq: An Eyewitness Account,? an address by Ewa Wasilewka from the anthropology department, will be held at 11:45 a.m. in 255 OSH.