Posted on Apr 30, 2008

Thursday, May 1, 4 p.m. / Visual Arts Building, Burns Atrium Art Gallery / Reception for Steinmetz Symposium Student Art Exhibition

Thursday, May 1, 4:30 p.m. / Schaffer Library, Phi Beta Kappa Room / Philosophy Speaker Series presents Karl Ameriks of the University of Notre Dame on “Kant’s First Historical Thesis”

Friday, May 2 – Sunday, May 4 / Campus / Steinmetz Symposium and Spring Family Weekend

Friday, May 2, 12:20 p.m. / Nott Memorial / Steinmetz Symposium Dance Concert 

Friday, May 2, 8 p.m. / Memorial Chapel / Union College and Community Orchestra and Union College Choir

Friday, May 2 – Monday, May 5, 8 and 10 p.m. / Reamer Campus Center / Film: “Spiderwick Chronicles”

Saturday, May 3, 1 p.m. / Buck Ewing Field, Central Park / Men’s baseball vs. Vassar College

Saturday, May 3, 1 p.m. / Taylor Music Center, Fred L. Emerson Foundation Auditorium / Union College Jazz Ensemble

Saturday, May 3, 1 p.m. / Rugby Pitch / Men’s rugby vs. TBD

Monday, May 5, 4-5:30 p.m. / Hale House, Everest Lounge / “Government, Business and Academic Perspectives,” panel discussion on U.S. businesses interested in expanding to China, keys to success in Chinese markets and the role of Chinese politics in business. Participants include Jonathan Heimer '85, U.S. Department of Commerce; Jerry Shaye, Empire State Development; Sam Sylvetsky, Fortitech, Inc.; Economics Professor  Lewis Davis and Union College; and Political Science Professor Zhang Wu. Sponsored by the Economics Club.

Tuesday, May 6, 6:15 p.m. / Beuth House / Dessert and discussion with Rob Caughlin, environmental advocate and political speechwriter

Tuesday, May 6, 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. / F.W. Olin Center, Room 107 / Presentation on Faculty Center Network (FCN)

Wednesday, May 7, 5 p.m. / Rugby Pitch / Men’s rugby vs. University at Albany

Thursday, May 8, 12:40 p.m. / Science and Engineering Building, Room N304 / Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Christian Wetzel of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Thursday, May 8, 12:45 p.m. / F.W. Olin Center, Room 115 / Biology Department Seminar Series presents Dacheng Ren of Syracuse University on “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Understanding and Controlling Biofilm Formation”

Thursday, May 8, 12:45 p.m. / F.W. Olin Center, Room 106 / Chemistry Department Seminar Series presents Eric Dimise of the Department of Chemistry, Boston College, on “Isolation, Structure Elucidation and Biosynthesis of Fuscachelin, a Nonribosomal Peptide Siderophore from Thermobifida fusca”

Friday, May 9 – Monday, May 12, 8 and 10 p.m. / Reamer Campus Center / Film: “Fool’s Gold”

Monday, May 12, 1 p.m. – 1:45p.m. / Social Sciences Building, Room 014 / Russell Winer, the William H. Joyce Professor of Marketing in the Stern School of Business at New York University, on “Integrating Brand Choice Modeling and Behavioral Research”

Monday, May 12, 7 p.m. / Nott Memorial / Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill discusses his book, “Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army” as part of the Langer Dinner, Dessert and Discussion Series; book signing at 8:30 p.m.