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May Calendar of Events
Veterinary Clinical Lecture Series "Surgical Correction of Atrio-Ventricular Valvular Disease in Dogs." Varis Lecture Hall, 8 a.m. Grafton campus.
Small Animal Medicine Rounds Break Room, 9 a.m. Grafton campus.
Exhibition "From Africa to Medford: The Untold Story of the Royall House Slaves," an exhibition created by students and faculty from Tufts and Medford High School. The Royall House Slave Quarters, 15 George St., Medford, Mass., through October 1. Hours are Wednesday afternoons from 2-5 p.m. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or call (781) 396-9032.
Dental Homecoming and Reunion 2002 Through May 5. For more information, contact the Office of Dental Alumni Relations at (617) 636-6773.
Exhibition MFA thesis exhibitions for students in the combined Tufts-School of the Museum of Fine Arts degree program. Featuring the work of Cynthia Frost, Ivana George, Asuka Oshawa, Kimberly Potvin and Jessica Fenlon Thomas. University Gallery, Aidekman Arts Center, through May 19. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call the gallery at (617) 627-3518 or visit the gallery web site at www.tufts.edu/as/gallery
Exhibition "150th at Tisch: A Photo Gallery Commemorating Tufts' 150th Anniversary." Tisch Library, main floor adjacent to the reference desk, through May 30.
Gross Pathology Rounds Necropsy Room, 4 p.m. Grafton campus.
Softball NESCAC Tournament, through May 4.
Men's Outdoor Track and Field New England Division III Championships, Williams College, through May 4.
Women's Outdoor Track and Field New England Division III Championships, Springfield College, through May 4. top
Sailing New England Dinghy Championships at Mitchell, through May 5. top
Orthodontic Alumni Reception Held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the American Association of Orthodontists. Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Congress C, Philadelphia, Pa., 5:50-7 p.m. For more information, contact the Office of Dental Alumni Relations at (617) 636-6773. top
Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology "A Parallel Universe? Hyaluronan Regulation of Cell Signaling," Eva Turley, senior scientist, London Regional Cancer Center. Chitra Biswas Conference Room, M&V 105, 4 p.m. Boston campus.
Exhibition "Living Spaces, Living Altars," featuring Gloucester, Mass., photographer Dana Salvo's images of home altars in Vietnam, Mexico, India and Gloucester, Mass. The altars reveal a shared humanity that is particularly pertinent in contemporary times. The exhibition has been organized by the students in the Museum Studies Program's Exhibition Planning course. An opening reception and book signing will take place on Thursday, May 9, from 6-8 p.m. at the Tufts University Gallery. Exhibition runs through May 19. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from noon-8 p.m. and Sunday from noon-5 p.m. For more information, call the gallery at (617) 627-3518 or visit the gallery web site at www.tufts.edu/as/gallery. top
Internet2 Teaching Seminar "On the Road to Internet2," the next generation of the Internet and its applications for teaching and research is the focus of this 15th university-wide conference on teaching. ASEAN Auditorium, Cabot Center, 7:30 a.m. Conference itinerary and registration are online at http://ase.tufts.edu/uctfd. top
Men's Outdoor Track and Field All New England Championships, Northeastern University, through May 11.
Women's Outdoor Track and Field All New England Championships, Northeastern University, through May 11. top
Crew Avaya Collegiate Championships at West Windsor, N.J., through May 12.
Senior Week Dorm Reunions, noon.
Senior Week Senior Pub. Dewick, 10 p.m. top
Senior Week Tufts at the Rack, 9 p.m. top
Senior Week Jake Ivory's, 9 p.m.
Senior Week Jillian's, 9 p.m. top
Immunology "T Cell Tolerance and Autoimmunity," Dr. Abul Abbas, Department of Pathology, University of California at San Francisco. DeBlois Auditorium B, Sackler Center, 4 p.m. Boston campus.
Women's Outdoor Track and Field ECAC Championships, Springfield College, through May 17.
Senior Week Red Sox vs. Oakland. Fenway Park, 7 p.m.
Shavuot Evening Service (Conservative) Dinner and study. Granoff Family Hillel Center, 8 p.m. Please reserve for dinner ($12) by May 8. For arrangements for those observing the holiday, call Hillel at (617) 627-3242.
Tufts Night at the Pops Boston Pops Concert, Symphony Hall, Boston, 8 p.m. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (617) 627-3526 to purchase tickets or for information about this event and other Alumni Weekend activities or visit the Alumni Relations web site at www.tufts.edu/alumni. top
Muslim Service Islamic Center, 176 Curtis St., 1:30 p.m.
Shabbat/Shavuot Evening Services (Reform and Conservative) Granoff Family Hillel Center, 6 p.m. Dinner ($18) at 7 p.m. Reserve by May 8 by calling (617) 627-3242.
Senior Week Moonlit cruise of Boston Harbor aboard the Spirit of Boston, midnight. top
Holmes Poetry Walk A walk to remember and celebrate Prof. John Holmes, Tufts' poet and professor of English from 1930 to 1962. The walk will bring participants to a selection of Medford/Somerville campus sites associated with Holmes, and readings of his work will be given. Meet on the Academic Quad in front of Ballou Hall, 10 a.m.
Graduation Recital Presented by members of the music department. 20 Professors Row, noon.
Protestant Worship Service Goddard Chapel, noon.
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony Goddard Chapel, 1:30 p.m.
Baccalaureate Service The traditional baccalaureate service, which honors graduating seniors, began in 1965. Fletcher Field, 3 p.m.
Deans' Reception All liberal arts and engineering graduates and their families are invited to this pleasant and relaxed opportunity to visit with the undergraduate deans. Tisch Library, immediately following the Baccalaureate Service.
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and School of Engineering Hooding Ceremony Fletcher Field, 5-7 p.m.
Roman Catholic Mass Goddard Chapel, 5 p.m.
Candlelight Procession Up the Hill The Tufts University Alumni Association welcomes the Class of 2002 into its ranks. Starting at the Mayer Campus Center patio, 10:30 p.m.
Illumination Ceremony Goddard Chapel terrace, 10:45 p.m. top
Recessional End of Phase I of Commencement, 11:30 a.m.
Diploma Presentation Ceremonies Graduates of Tufts' individual schools receive their degrees at locations around the Medford/Somerville campus, 11:45 a.m.
Veterinary School Commencement Grafton campus, 2 p.m. top
Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology "Calponin, A Cytoskeletal Protein with Signaling Functions," Kathleen Morgan, Amelia Peabody Senior Scientist, Boston Biomedical Research Institute. Chitra Biswas Conference Room, M&V 105, 4 p.m. Boston campus. top
Editor's note: The deadline for Calendar submissions for the June 7 issue of the Tufts Journal is Tuesday, May 28. Submissions may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or you may send Calendar announcements to Barbara Lewis, Office of Publications, 200 Boston Ave., Medford campus.