Calendar for March 1st – March 5th

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

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:

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.
“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.
For more information:

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
For more information:

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
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
For more information: Nina Wu (617) 253-6259

Thursday, March 4th, 2010
MIT Writers Series: Journalist Basharat Peer
Basharat Peer, journalist and author of Curfewed Night.
Location: Room 6-120 /MIT
For more information, contact: Maya B Jhangiani, 617-253-7894,

Friday, March 5th, 2010.
Friday Showcase – MIT Energy Conference 2010
Sheraton Hotel, Boston.
For more information: MIT Energy Club

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