Calendar for March 1st – March 5th

For future weeks, send events to nesciencewriterscalendar@gmail.com by the end of Wednesday for inclusion in the calendar for the following week.

12.30pm.
Monday, Mar. 1, 2010.
Infectious Disease Epidemiology Lunchtime seminar series
“Antiretroviral Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention: Ongoing Studies and High Expectations”
Jared Baeten, assistant professor, Departments of Global Health and Medicine; adjunct assistant professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle
Location: HSPH Kresge Bldg, Room 907, 677 Huntington Ave.
For more information: lcoventr@hsph.harvard.edu

3:00 pm.
Monday, March 1st, 2010
Special Physics and Astronomy Colloquium “The Most Distant Clusters of Galaxies”
Adam Muzzin from Yale University
Location: Tufts University Robinson Hall, Room 253
Refreshments served in Knipp Library, Robinson 251 at 2:30 pm

Tuesday March 2nd, 2010.
12pm.
“Lessons from “The Greatest Trade Ever.””
Greg Zuckerman, senior writer and Heard on the Street columnist, The Wall Street Journal.
Location: Kalb Seminar Room, Taubman 275, Joan Shorenstein Center, Harvard Kennedy School.
http://www.hks.harvard.edu/presspol/news_events/calendar.html
For more information: Joan_Shorenstein_Center@hks.harvard.edu

5:30pm–7:00pm.
Tuesday, March 02, 2010
“Death of the News?” Journalism is in a crisis. Newspapers are going out of business; editors and reporters are losing their jobs. “Death of the News?” brings together a panel of experts to discuss the rise of online media and its impact on global society.
Maria Balinska, Susan Glasser, & Jason Pontin
Location: MIT E51-Wong Auditorium
http://web.mit.edu/cis/eventposter_030210_death_of_news.html
For more information: starrforum@mit.edu

7-8pm
Tuesday March 2nd, 2010.
Author Talk: “Supernormal Stimuli: How Primal Urges Overran Their Evolutionary Purpose.” A Harvard psychologist explains how our once-helpful instincts get hijacked in our garish modern world.
Deirdre Barrett, clinical assistant professor, Harvard Medical School
Location: Harvard Coop, 3rd floor, 1400 Massachusetts Ave
http://harvardcoopbooks.bncollege.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/BNCBcalendarEventListView?storeId=52084&showStoreId=52084&catalogId=10001&eventMonth=2&eventYear=2010
For more Information: 617-499-2000

4:15 pm.
Thursday March 4, 2010.
The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series
“Discovering the Milky Way: Uncovering the Mysteries of the Universe in our Own Back Yards”
Heidi Newberg from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Location: Room 10-250 / MIT
http://web.mit.edu/physics/events/colloquia.html
For more information: Nina Wu (617) 253-6259 ninawu@mit.edu

Thursday, March 4th, 2010
7:00pm–8:00pm
MIT Writers Series: Journalist Basharat Peer
Basharat Peer, journalist and author of Curfewed Night.
Location: Room 6-120 /MIT
http://writing.mit.edu/news
For more information, contact: Maya B Jhangiani, 617-253-7894, www-humanistic@mit.edu.

Friday, March 5th, 2010.
5:00pm–8:00pm.
Friday Showcase – MIT Energy Conference 2010
Sheraton Hotel, Boston.
http://mitenergyconference.com/showcase.php
For more information: MIT Energy Club mit_energy_conference@mit.edu

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