June Calendar of Events
Athletics Facilities Summer hours (through August 8) for the facilities at Cousens Gymnasium and the Gantcher Family Sports and Convocation Center on the Medford/Somerville campus are: Monday through Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Friday, 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon and Sunday, 4-8 p.m. Special hours on Friday, July 4, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. All athletics facilities will close for annual maintenance on Friday, August 8, at 6:30 p.m. Open hours will resume for orientation week on August 27. All locks must be turned in to the equipment room and lockers cleaned out by August 8. There are no exceptions. Any items left in lockers will be collected and distributed to local charities.
Tisch Library Summer hours through June 27: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, 2-10 p.m.
Lost Theatres of Somerville The stories of the old Somerville picture palaces have been resurrected by David M. Guss, associate professor of anthropology at Tufts, and his students in an exhibition that documents this piece of cultural history. Somerville Museum, 1 Westwood Road, Somerville, Mass., through March 2004. Admission is free. Museum hours are Thursdays from 2 to 7 p.m.; Fridays from 2 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call the museum at (617) 666-9810.
Sailing Women's North American Sailing Championships. Grosse Point, Mich., through June 4.
Yoga A summer fitness class for faculty and staff. Jackson Gym, Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., through June 23. Cost is $25 advance registration for all four classes or $7 per class. To register, e-mail email@example.com or call (617) 627-3872.
Concert The new music ensemble Brave New Works, conducted by Chris Younghoon Kim, director of choral activities at Tufts, performs solo works by R. Murray Schafer, Bright Sheng, Earl Kim, Kristy Kuster, Grazyna Bacewicz, Michael Colquhoun and John Zorn. Free and open to the public. Goddard Chapel, 8 p.m. The ensemble also will perform June 8 and June 9.
Entrepreneurship Seminar "Starting a Company—An Entrepreneur's Guide," sponsored by the Office for Technology and Industry Collaboration. Sackler Center, DeBlois Auditorium A, 8:30-10 a.m. Boston campus. Invited speakers Mitchell Bloom and Thomas Turano of the Boston law firm of Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault will focus on the key issues faced by entrepreneurs as they start new companies, including financing approaches in today's difficult markets and intellectual property strategy. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentations. The seminar is open to all members of the Tufts and Tufts-New England Medical Center scientific community interested in entrepreneurship. For more information, contact Martin Son at (617) 636-3605 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Cardio-Circuit Fitness A summer fitness class for faculty and staff, featuring spinning, Pilates, swimming and jogging. Gantcher Center, Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., through June 25. Cost is $25 advance registration for all four classes or $7 per class. To register, e-mail email@example.com or call (617) 627-3872.
Chinatown Health Fair Free health screenings for Chinese elders, including screenings for blood pressure, eye disease, oral cancer, diabetes, cholesterol and osteoporosis conducted by faculty from the schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, first floor, 711 Washington St., 1-5 p.m. Boston campus.
Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology "Fibrous Proteins and Tissue Engineering," David Kaplan, professor and chair of biomedical engineering, Tufts School of Engineering. Chitra Biswas Conference Room (M&V 105), 4 p.m. Boston campus.
Fletcher Alumni Annual gathering at the Tufts European
Center, Talloires, France, through June 8.
Concert The new music ensemble Brave New Works, conducted by Chris Younghoon Kim, director of choral activities at Tufts, performs "Praeludium" by John Berners; "Winter Scenes" by Karim Al-Zand, featuring soprano, harp, flute and viola; John McDonald's "Duetto;" "Pierrot Songs" by Leslie Bassett; "Three Chinese Love Songs" for voice, viola and harp by Bright Sheng; and "Piano Quartet" by William Bolcom. Free and open to the public. Goddard Chapel, 8 p.m. The ensemble also will perform June 9.
Concert The new music ensemble Brave New Works, conducted by Chris Younghoon Kim, director of choral activities at Tufts, performs works written for the ensemble by Lindsey Schust, Abigail Al-Doory, Matthew Snook, Ryan Vigil, Luis Gonzalez, Russ Gershon, Don Schechter and John McDonald's "Inventious Network." Free and open to the public. Goddard Chapel, 8 p.m.
Employee Recognition Honoring Tufts employees for their 25 years of service to the university. Gifford House, 11:30 a.m.
Chemistry Seminar "Design, Synthesis and a Cellular Application
of Chemical Probes That Convert Biological Responses to Chemical Output,"
Prof. Kazuya Kikuchi, University of Tokyo, Japan. Pearson Chemistry Building,
Room P106, 4:30 p.m. For information, contact Janice Silva at (617) 627.2634
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Joseph H. Nicholson Lecture "Prevention of Sudden Death in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: An Idea Whose Time Has Come," Dr. Barry J. Maron, director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation. Sheldon Wolff Auditorium, 800 Washington St., noon. Boston campus.
Reception for retiring Senior Vice President Thomas W. Murnane, A58, D62, K65, G68, J97P, who has spent more than 40 years at Tufts as a student, researcher, teacher, scholar and administrator. He has worked with four Tufts presidents and is credited with raising more than $1 billion during three capital campaigns. Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall, 4 p.m.
Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology "TGF-beta Signaling in Development and Cancer," Stuart Newfeld, assistant professor of biology, Arizona State University. Chitra Biswas Conference Room (M&V 105), 146 Harrison Ave., 4 p.m. Boston campus.
Medical School Academic year ends for third-year students, Class of 2004.
Employee Recognition Honoring Tufts employees who have been at the university for 15 to 20 years. Gifford House, 11:30 a.m.
Employee Recognition Honoring employees who have been at the university for 10 years. Gifford House, 11:30 a.m.
Farewell Reception for David D. Cuttino, dean of undergraduate admissions, enrollment and external affairs, who is retiring after 17 years at Tufts. Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall, 3:30 p.m.
Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology "NIH Funding of
Stem Cell Research," Arlene Y. Chiu, director, Repair and Plasticity Program,
National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke. Chitra Biswas
Conference Room (M&V 105), 146 Harrison Ave., 4 p.m. Boston campus.
Summer School First session classes end.
Dental School End of scheduled program for students in endodontics, oral surgery, orthodontics, prosthodontics, general practice residency and fellowship programs.
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