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

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  • 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)

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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,
    Status

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

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

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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

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  • 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

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

Lunch will be provided . . . bring a beverage

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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
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  • 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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