Weekend Primer

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Lecture of the Week: "The Science of Beer", University of Wisconsin, 10 a.m.

Experts from the Miller Brewing company will be at Wisconsin to discuss brewing, beer styles, and beer quality attributes. I suspect they won't have much to say about the "beer quality attributes" of Budweiser.

Trojan Evolve Tour, University of Cincinnati

The good news: Trojan is promoting an open dialogue about healthy sex (and giving students a chance to spin the Trojan Trivia Wheel and participate in something called a "condom draw.") The bad news: The company misspelled "Cincinnati" on the Facebook event page.

37th Annual Stanford Powwow

Dance and drumming contests highlight this showcase of American Indian culture. The three-day festival also features a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, authentic American Indian food and crafts, and a fun run.

NCAA Women's Tennis Tournament, First Round

Third-ranked Stanford -- winners of five of the last seven championships -- will attempt to regain the title from No. 4 Georgia Tech. Expect No. 1 Northwestern and No. 2 Georgia to also be heard from before it's all said and done.

Meet Elwood, University of Pennsylvania, 11:30 a.m.

The 2007 Ugliest Dog Contest winner pays a visit to the Penn bookstore in order to promote his new book (which was written by his owner). If your dog is suffering from low self esteem this is the perfect place to bring him.

Pangea Day, 2 p.m.

Can the world be brought together through film? That's whatPangea Day hopes to accomplish. A four-hour program created by filmmaker Jehane Noujaim will be broadcast at the same time around the entire world. Cal-Poly, Stanford, Yale, Gallaudet, Maryland, Rowan, Simmons, Hartwick, and Carnegie Mellon are among the schools with screenings.

NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament First Round

Duke enters the tournament as the top seed and will host Loyola in the first round. Last year the Blue Devils lost a heartbreaking championship game to John's Hopkins, and they surely have revenge on their minds. In two weeks Duke could meet No. 5 seed Hopkins in the semifinals.