Science Events this week!

Monday, October 15, 2007

  • What: Discussion on graduate opportunities and careers in Psychology and Neuroscience
  • When:12:15 pm
  • Where: McConnell B05
  • Who: Dr. Christina Wllliams


  • What: Hormones and Cognition: Are male-female differences qualitative or quatitative?
  • When: 4:00 pm
  • Where: McConnell 103
  • Who: Dr. Christina Wllliams, Duke University (hosted by Richard Olivo and Margaret Anderson)

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

  • What: Math at IBM
  • When: 12:00 pm
  • Where: Math Forum (Burton 3rd floor)
  • Who: Brenda Dietrich, Director of Mathematical Sciences at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center,


  • What: Study Away Information Session for SEA (Sea Education Association)
  • When: 4:00 pm
  • Where: Bass 102
  • Who: Kimberly Gniadek


  • What: Reclaiming the Future
  • When: 7:00 pm
  • Where: Graham Hall
  • Who: David Lowenthal, Professor Emeritus of Geography at University College London

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

  • What: Duke University Graduate School Info Session
  • When: 4:15 pm
  • Where: Bass 102
  • Who: Lisa Rattray, Admissions Officer for Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences
  • Refreshments will be served


  • What: Economics Department Lecture: “Are ‘Smart Taxes’ the Answer to Global Climate Change”
  • When: 4:15 pm
  • Where: Stoddard Auditorium
  • Who: N. Greg Mankiw, The Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University and Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers from 2003-2005. His research includes work on price adjustment, consumer behavior, financial markets, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth. He is recognized as one of the pioneers in New Keynesian economics

Thursday, October 18, 2007

  • What: LUNCHBAG: “Can Undergraduates do Interdisciplinary Work?
  • When: 12:00 pm
  • Where: Bass 102
  • Who: Virginia Hayssen, Biological Sciences (ES&P) and Leslie King, Sociology (ES&P)

Lunch will be provided

  • What: Neuroscience Presentation of the Major & Minor…Come get connected!
  • When: 12:15 pm
  • Where: McConnell 404

Lunch will be provided . . . bring a beverage

Friday, October 19, 2007

  • What: Presentation of the Geology Major and Minor
  • When: 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Where: Sabin-Reed 101A
  • Who: Come meet the faculty and learn about what they teach. Find out what research opportunities are available.

Lunch will be provided

  • What: Fluorescence Microscopy: Visualizing light emitting molecular markers
  • When: 1:30-3:30 pm
  • Where: Sabin-Reed 411
  • Who: Judith Wopereis, CMI

In fluorescence microscopy light emitting stains are used to visualize the localization, concentration or movement of one or more selected molecules or organelles within a sample. Optical components and applications will be discussed in this workshop designed for anyone intending to use the fluorescence microscope in their research or teaching.


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