Aggie Daily Calendar

TODAY

Coat drive for the homeless

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Memorial Union Patio

The Prytanean Women’s Honor Society is helping the Willow Clinic with its winter coat drive for homeless people. Any warm clothing, including scarves, sweaters and blankets, will be accepted. The fundraiser lasts until Oct. 28. The Willow Clinic is a student-run group serving Sacramento’s homeless population.

Study abroad: Spain info session

Noon to 1 p.m.

Education Abroad Center, Third and A Streets

EAC advisors will share information and answer questions about the Spring 2010 UC Davis Quarter Abroad program in Madrid, Spain.

TUESDAY

Study abroad: Cuba info session

Noon to 1 p.m.

Education Abroad Center, Third and A Streets

EAC advisors will share information and answer questions about the Spring 2010 UC Davis Quarter Abroad program in Havana, Cuba.

WEDNESDAY

Seminar: Impacts of family planning

3:30 to 5 p.m.

360 Shields Library

Martha Bailey, Assistant Professor of economics at the University of Michigan, will give a speech titled “The Impact of Family Planning on the Health and Well-Being of U.S. Women and Children.” This is part of the Economy, Justice and Society series hosted by the Institute of Governmental Affairs.

East Quad Farmers Market

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

East Quad

Local farmers will offer fresh, local produce in a convenient on-campus setting. Offerings may include nuts, vegetables, flowers, grapes, apples, tomatoes, melons, peaches and nectarines.

Study abroad: Argentina info session

Noon to 1 p.m.

Education Abroad Center, Third and A Streets

EAC advisors will share information and answer questions about the Spring 2010 UC Davis Quarter Abroad program in Mendoza, Argentina.

THURSDAY

Study abroad: England info session

Noon to 1 p.m.

Education Abroad Center, Third and A Streets

EAC advisors will share information and answer questions about the Spring 2010 UC Davis Quarter Abroad program in London, England.

Bioengineering seminar

4 to 5 p.m.

1005 Genome & Biomedical Sciences

Professor Thomas C. Skalak will give a speech titled “Biomedical Engineering and Innovation Driving the Creative Economy: Solving Complex Systems Problems in Blood Vessel Remodeling, Major Diseases and Other Societal Challenges.” Skalak, Vice President for Research and Professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Virginia, will discuss the need to improve our basic understanding of blood vessels. The speech is part of the department of biomedical engineering’s Distinguished Seminar Series.

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