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Monday 2/1

Philosophy/CEP Colloquium: Christine Grady, NIH
Hamburg Hall B103 3:30-5:15 p.m.
Christine Grady of the National Institute of Health will be giving a talk about the importance of informed consent. The talk will focus on her research for patients to better understand research findings. She will also include information on various proposed models of consent.

Center for the Arts in Society Presents Tom Maguire on the Transformation in Northern Ireland
Porter Hall 100 4:30-6 p.m.
Northern Ireland has been on a stead decline since the Belfast Agreement of 1998. Tom Maguire will be addressing these changes, why they happened, and the future effects they will continue to cause in Northern Ireland.

Tuesday 2/2

Carnegie Mellon Chamber Series: La Belle Musique
Kresge Theater, College of Fine Arts 7:30 p.m.
The Carnegie Mellon Chamber Series brings together Carnegie Mellon Faculty and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Come out to Kresge Theater for a chance at an intimate experience with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. The series is free, but tickets are required.

Thursday 2/4

Integrating Renewables into the Grid
Porter Hall 100 4:30-6 p.m.
Ellen Williams, Director or Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will be giving a talk on the importance of renewables and how we can integrate them into the grid.

Intersections of Poverty: Public Health & Dr. Ding's Message.
Rangos 3, Cohon University Center 5:30-7 p.m.
Join a discussion about the public health in Haiti. Despite the efforts of Hospital Albert Schweitzer, outlook for the advancement of public health still seems grim. Come to this talk to figure out why what is currently being done is not enough.

The Power of Positive Thinking and The Sub-Conscious Mind in Healing
McConomy Auditorium, Cohon University Center 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Bhupendra Khatri will be giving a talk about positive thoughts and their effects on healing the mind. Dr. Khatri will also give insight into how powerful the mind-body connection is and its effect on the subconscious. Register for this event by calling 412-268-7489.

Friday 2/5

Nations Recovering from Conflict
Connan Room, Cohon University Center 4:30-6 p.m.
M. Bernardine Dias will lead a talk about inspiring cultural change through innovation. Campus service organization will also be in attendance fostering conversation about social change. Light refreshments will be served.

CAUSE Conference "Perspectives on African Americans in Pittsburgh: 20 Years Later”
Giant Eagle Auditorium, Baker Hall A51
The The Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy is hosting a conference on the perspective of African Americans in Pittsburgh. Dennis C. Dickerson will be giving a talk about African methodism and workers in western Pennsylvania.

Sunday 2/7

A Debate Among the 2016 Pennsylvania Democratic Candidates for the U.S. Senate
Rangos Ballroom, Cohon University Center 1-3:30 p.m.
Hosted by the Heinz College’s School of Public Policy and Management, join the 2016 democratic candidates for U.S. Senate for a debate. The event begins at 1 p.m. with a reception, followed by introductions at 1:45 p.m. The debate will begin at 2 p.m.

2016 Global Game Jam
Hunt Library Studios A and B
Hosted by IDeATe wis hosting The Global Game Jam. The Global Game Jam is a 48 hour challenge happening concurrently in sites all over the world. Over 80 countries will be participating in this event to create games. This event is free and open to all Carnegie Mellon students, but registration is required.

Ongoing

Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden.
Now – Feb. 28.
9:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Fridays.
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday to Thursday.
Phipps Conservatory presents their famous Bonsai collection, with the addition of a colorful display entitled Orchid: A Flower Like No Other. Entrance fee into the conservatory is free with a Carnegie Mellon ID, and viewing of the exhibit is included in ticket.

Maximum Minimum in Unum.
The Miller Gallery. Now – Feb. 28.
The exhibit features artists — all alumni from Carnegie Mellon School of Art — whose work falls under maximalist or minimalist classification. Curated by Josh Reiman and Susanne Slavick, the exhibit aims to create a harmony within the juxtaposition of the two distinct types of art. For more information on the exhibit and the artists featured in the exhibition, visit millergallery.cfa.cmu.edu.