June 2008

June 2008 Events Calendar

June 3

Distinction Awards The first annual presentation of the Tufts Distinction Awards. Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center, noon-2 p.m. Reception to follow awards ceremony. RSVP preferred: distinctionawards@tufts.edu or 617-627-3271. Transportation available from Boston campus.

June 5

Art Gallery Fifth Annual Juried Summer Exhibition, "5x5". Site-specific installations by Kyle Larabee, Mindy Nierenberg, Roy Pardi, Randal Thurston and August Ventimiglia. Public opening reception: June 5, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Music by the Ken Field Trio. Free and open to the public. Aidekman Arts Center, through August 10. Summer gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call the gallery at 617-627-3518 or go to http://www.ase.tufts.edu/gallery.

Boston Alumni Event "Networking for Introverts," a workshop led by Dan Shepard, career consultant with Keystone Associates specializing in adult career development. 6:30 p.m. light refreshments and networking; 7 p.m. program. Dowling Hall, Room 745. Free.

June 9

Harmony in the Age of Noise The revolutionary, interactive sonic art installation is moving from the roof of Tisch Library the outside of the Tufts University Art Gallery's Remis Sculpture Court, beginning June 9, through the end of the summer. More than 100 Tufts students, faculty, staff and members of the greater Boston community created this piece of innovative audio art. For more information, visit www.age-of-noise.net.

June 12

President's Picnic President's Lawn behind Gifford House, noon-2 p.m. Rain date: Friday, June 13. Buses from the Boston campus will leave from the corner of Harrison Avenue and Kneeland Street at 11:45 a.m. and noon, returning at 1:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Anatomy & Cell Biology "Novel Functions of Integrin a3B1 in Regulating the Expression of Proangiogenic Factors During Tumorigenesis and Wound Healing," C. Michael DiPersio, associate professor, Center for Cell Biology & Cancer Research, Albany Medical College. Posner Auditorium, 200 Harrison Ave., 4 p.m. Boston campus.

June 19

Immunology, Genetics, Molecular Microbiology "Activation and Regulation of Autoreactive B Cells," Mark Shlomchik, Yale University School of Medicine. Jaharis Center, Behrakis Auditorium, noon. Boston campus.

Anatomy & Cell Biology "Forcing Transformation," Valerie Weaver, associate professor, Department of Surgery and Anatomy, and director, Center for Bioengineering & Tissue Regeneration, University of California, San Francisco. Posner Auditorium, 200 Harrison Ave., 4 p.m. Boston campus.

June 20

Veterinary Continuing Education "Instructional Course for Tibal Tuberosity Advancement for Cranial Cruciate Ligament Deficient Stifle Joints in Dogs." Course director: Randy Boudrieau, professor of clinical sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Information: 508-887-4723 or vetCEinfo@tufts.edu.

June 21

Boston Tufts Alliance 2008 Alumni Softball Tournament Compete against alumni teams from BU, BC, Northeastern, Duke, RPI, the University of Vermont and the University of Virginia for Beantown bragging rights (and the trophy). A social will be held for all teams immediately following the tournament at CitySide Bar & Grille. Players must provide their own mitt. Lunch, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided at the field. Cassidy Fields, Cleveland Circle, Boston, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost is $10 per player. Register online. For more information about this event or for questions about the Boston Tufts Alliance, e-mail Samantha Snitow, A02, at samantha.snitow@tufts.edu.

June 22

Veterinary Continuing Education "Small Animal Dentistry for Veterinarians." Course director: Bonnie Shope, Foster Hospital, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 8th-floor laboratory, One Kneeland Street, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Boston campus. Information: 508-887-4723 or vetCEinfo@tufts.edu.

June 27

Summer Session First session ends.

June 29

Art Gallery Open House The first annual Open House for Medford Residents at the Tufts University Art Gallery. Among the events: guided tours of the new juried summer exhibition, "5 X 5"; a kids' table; a program with Medford artist Mindy Nierenberg about her installation in the "5 X 5" exhibition; and food and drink. The event is free and open to the public. 1-4 p.m. For more information, call 617-627-3518 or visit www.ase.tufts.edu/gallery.

Editor's note: The deadline for Calendar submissions for the July issue of the Tufts Journal is Tuesday, June 24. Submissions may be e-mailed to barbara.lewis@tufts.edu or you may send Calendar announcements to Barbara Lewis, Office of Publications, 80 George Street, Medford campus.

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