January Calendar of Events
Los Angeles Tufts Alliance An evening with Sol Gittleman, former senior vice president and provost of Tufts University. The Los Angeles Times, 202 West 1st St., fifth floor salon, 6:30 p.m. reception (hors d'oeuvres and cocktails); 7:45 p.m. remarks from Gittleman. Cost is $25 per person. Advance reservations are essential as The Los Angeles Times will not permit payment at the door. RSVP no later than January 2 by downloading the registration form and mailing it to "Sol Gittleman in L.A.," 95 Talbot Ave., Medford, MA 02155. Make checks payable to Los Angeles Tufts Alliance. For more information, contact Leeann Kluskiewicz, assistant director of alumni relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-THE-ALUM (1-800-843-2586).
Tufts Climate Initiative Conference "Reporting on Nature's Deadline: The Political, Diplomatic, Business and Policy Conflicts Around Global Climate Change," featuring scientists, diplomats, officials and business leaders. Tufts University, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For a complete listing of conference events and speakers and to register for the conference, visit the Tufts Climate Initiative Conference web site.
HNRCA Seminar "Nutrition and Viral Infection in the Aged: A Tale of Two Viruses," SungNim Han, scientist, Nutritional Immunology Laboratory, HNRCA, and Raina Gay, graduate research assistant, Nutritional Immunology Laboratory, HNRCA. Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, mezzanine conference room, 4-5 p.m. Boston campus.
Campus Housing Residence halls open at 9 a.m. for returning undergraduates.
1st Annual Tufts School of Arts & Sciences Faculty Scholarship Conference An afternoon of learning more about the scholarly activities of faculty in the School of Arts & Sciences. Olin Center, 2-4 p.m. The schedule of presentations is: "Gender as It Affects Scholarly Activities," Olin 107; "The Role of the Political Climate in Moderating Scholarship," Olin 108; "Increasing Undergraduate Involvement in Scholarship," Olin 109; and "Research on the Visualization of Concepts in the Classroom," Olin 110. Following the discussions, there will be a poster session and reception in the Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall, 4-6 p.m. If you would like to present a poster, please provide the title of the poster to Charlene Carle in the Graduate School at ext. 73106 or e-mail email@example.com
Biochemistry Seminar "Rings and Filaments: The Remarkable Role of RecA-Like Proteins in DNA Recombination, Replication, Transcription and Repair," Edward H. Egelman, professor of biochemistry and molecular genetics, University of Virginia. DeBlois Auditorium A, Sackler Center, 4 p.m. Boston campus.
Academic Calendar Classes begin; Experimental College registration.
Chemistry Seminar "Rational Design of Novel Photochemical Precursors to Nitric Oxide," Prof. John P. Toscano, Johns Hopkins University. Pearson Chemistry Building, Room 106, 4:30 p.m.
Tufts Night at Chimayo The Orange County Tufts Alliance, a chapter of the Tufts University Alumni Association, presents Pub Night at Chimayo. Chimayo, 327 Newport Center Drive, Fashion Island, Newport Beach, Calif., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free to attend, this event will feature a cash bar and hors d'oeuvres. RSVP to Marc Pannier, A93, at (949) 399-5864 or Marc.B.Pannier@marchmc.com or Mara Casey, J66, at (949) 248-0767 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Oregon/SW Washington Tufts Alliance An evening with President Lawrence S. Bacow. The Portland City Grill, UNICO US Bancorp Tower/30th floor, 111 SW 5th Ave., Portland, Ore., 6:30 p.m. reception (hors d'oeuvres and cocktails); 7:45 p.m. remarks from President Bacow. Cost is $25 per person, $15 for alumni who graduated between 1993 and 2002. Make checks payable to Trustees of Tufts College. RSVP by downloading the registration form and mailing it so that it is received no later than January 18 to "The Oregon/SW Washington Tufts Alliance," c/o Claudia V. Scholtz, P.O. Box 19, North Plains, OR 97133. For more information, contact Gretchen Dobson in the Office of Alumni Relations at email@example.com or call 1-800-THE-ALUM (1-800-843-2586).
San Diego Tufts Alliance An evening with President Lawrence S. Bacow. Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, Foyer 2, Palatine Room, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, Calif., 6:30 p.m. reception (hors d'oeuvres and cocktails), 7:45 p.m. remarks from President Bacow. Cost is $25 per person, $15 for alumni who graduated between 1993 and 2002. Make checks payable to Trustees of Tufts College. RSVP by downloading the registration form and mailing it so that it is received no later than January 19 to "The San Diego Tufts Alliance," c/o Mimi Hannan, 2729 First Ave., San Diego, CA 92103. For more information, contact Gretchen Dobson in the Office of Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-THE-ALUM (1-800-843-2586).
Editor's note: The deadline for Calendar submissions for the February issue of the Tufts Journal is Tuesday, January 28. Submissions may be e-mailed to email@example.com or you may send Calendar announcements to Barbara Lewis, Office of Publications, 200 Boston Ave., Medford campus.