Dartmouth Now offers a weekly roundup of noteworthy events on campus.
Thursday, March 5: The Pitch, Winter 2015 Edition. Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center, 5 p.m.
With pitches ranging from a new way to keep Dartmouth’s floors clean, to apps that streamline travel, to improvements in health care, The Pitch, presented by the DALI Lab and the DEN, promises a glimpse of Dartmouth’s creativity. Twenty-three teams get two minutes each to pitch their concepts; audience members and judges pick the winners, who receive financial support—and all contestants can also receive design, development, and entrepreneurial support from DALI and DEN as they bring their pitched ideas to life.
The Pitch takes place Thursday, March 5, at 5 p.m. in Loew Auditorium at the Black Family Visual Arts Center.
Thursday, March 5: The E.E. Just Program and the Neukom Institute team up to present a talk by Francisco Catillo Trigueros, a composer working at the intersection of art and science. His lecture, “Composing for Light-Responsive Proteins: The Chromochord Installation and Sonification Design of Biochemical Data,” begins at 4 p.m. in the Oopik Auditorium of the Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center.
Thursday, March 5: Four visiting scholars associated with the African and African American Studies Program—Chanté Mouton Kinyon, Anne Phillips, Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Felipe Rodrigues, and Thurgood Marshall Fellow Alphonso Saville—present updates on their current research. The seminar, at 4 p.m. in the Shabazz Center for Intellectual Inquiry, will be followed by a reception.
Thursday, March 5: Andrew Frank, Allen Morris Associate Professor of History at Florida State University, speaks on “Athletics, Obligations, and the Florida State Seminoles,” at 4:30 p.m. in Room 001 at the Rockefeller Center.
Friday, March 6: The Sapientia Lecture Series presents Harvard’s Jeffrey McDonough speaking on “Leibniz and the Foundations of Physics: The Later Years” at 3 p.m. in 103 Thorton Hall.
Friday, March 6: Six Dartmouth Idol finalists take the stage—along with a 20-piece band and back-up singers—as Dartmouth crowns its newest star. The show starts at 8 p.m. in Spaulding Auditorium; tickets are available at the Hopkins Center box office.
Friday, March 6:Men’s Ice Hockey meets Princeton in the first round of ECAC post-season competition, at 7 p.m. at the Thompson Arena Rink. The teams skate again on Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. If needed to settle the best-of-three series, they will take the ice one more time, at 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 8.
Saturday, March 7: The Hopkins Center hosts “Works in Progress” by the Dartmouth Dance Ensemble, with performances at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. in Room 131 at the Hop, and a concert by the Youth Wind Ensemble at 2 p.m. in Spaulding Auditorium.
Sunday, March 8: The third and final performance of María Irene Fornés’ play Mud, directed by Cristy Altamirano ’15, is at 2 p.m. in the Hopkins Center’s Bentley Theater. Additional shows are Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7, at 8 p.m.
Monday, March 9: Internationally renowned tango performer, master teacher, and choreographer Fernanda Ghi leads a tango workshop at 7 p.m. in the Collis Center’s Sarner Underground. All levels of dancers welcome.