Upcoming Events For Special Lectures and Events

Tue Sep 25, 2018

Our Universe Revealed: Dr. Abigail Mechtenberg, University of Notre Dame

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
101 Jordan Hall of Science

Part of the Our Universe Revealed Lecture Series

The challenges of energy poverty

Dr. Abigail Mechtenberg
University of Notre Dame…

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Sat Sep 29, 2018

Saturday Science Exploration Series: Searching for the "Wow!": The art, craft, and joy of writing about science

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
101 Jordan Hall of Science

Searching for the "Wow!": The art, craft, and joy of writing about science

September 29 (Stanford, 7:30 p.m. kickoff)
1 p.m.
101 Jordan Hall of Science

Amy Ellis Nutt, science reporter for The Washington Post

Washington Post reporter Amy Ellis Nutt writes about neuroscience and mental health, and will share how to cultivate the sense of wonder that is at the heart of all great science articles. She’ll also describe the techniques for writing them. Nutt is the author of three books, including two New York Times’ bestsellers, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing in 2011. She has taught at Columbia and Princeton and was a Nieman Fellow in Journalism at Harvard.…

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Tue Oct 2, 2018

Our Universe Revealed: Prof. Grant Mathews, University of Notre Dame

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
101 Jordan Hall of Science

Part of the Our Universe Revealed Lecture Series

It all started with a Big Bang

Prof. Grant Mathews
University of Notre Dame…

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Tue Oct 9, 2018

Heart of Darkness with Prof. Jeremiah P. Ostriker, part of the Lynch Lecture Series

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
100 Jordan Hall of Science

Part of the College of Science Lynch Lecture Series

Heart of Darkness

with Prof. Jeremiah P. Ostriker
Charles A. Young Professor Emeritus,
Department of Astrophysical Sciences
Princeton University

In the last 100 years, an extraordinary amount has been discovered about the universe. It wasn’t until the 20th

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Sat Oct 13, 2018

Saturday Science Exploration Series: Cracking the Brain's Mysteries: Novel strategies to cure neurodegenerative diseases

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
101 Jordan Hall of Science

Cracking the Brain's Mysteries: Novel strategies to cure neurodegenerative diseases

October 13 (Pittsburgh, 2:30 p.m. kickoff)
11 a.m.
101 Jordan Hall of Science

 

Kevin Vaughan, associate professor of biology

Details TBA.…

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Tue Oct 23, 2018

Our Universe Revealed: Prof. Christopher Kolda

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
101 Jordan Hall of Science

Part of the Our Universe Revealed Lecture Series

Title TBA

Prof. Christopher Kolda
Department of Physics
University of Notre Dame…

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Tue Nov 6, 2018

Our Universe Revealed: Mr. Miguel Correa, University of Notre Dame

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
101 Jordan Hall of Science

Part of the Our Universe Revealed Lecture Series

Title TBA

Mr. Miguel Correa
Graduate Student
Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame…

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Sat Nov 10, 2018

Saturday Science Exploration Series: Envy-Free Division

1:00 PM - 12:00 PM
101 Jordan Hall of Science

Envy-Free Division

November 10 (Florida State, 7:30 p.m. kickoff)
1 p.m.
101 Jordan Hall of Science

David Galvin, associate professor of mathematics

Can a group of friends cut up a cake, so that no one is envious of someone else's portion? Can three people who’ve just leased a three-bedroom apartment assign rooms and rent, so that no one feels like someone else has gotten a better deal? These questions have many hard-to-quantify factors. Learn an envy-free division process that’s easy to implement, and answers these and many related questions. It was discovered by Forest Simmons and Francis Su about 20 years ago, but has its roots in a 90-year-old result in topology.…

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Tue Nov 27, 2018

Our Universe Revealed: Mr. Sam Potier

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
101 Jordan Hall of Science

Part of the Our Universe Revealed Lecture Series

TItle TBA

Mr. Sam Potier
Graduate Student
University of Notre Dame…

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