Science Speakers Lecture Series

Lectures and discussions in the Science Speaker Series are free and open to the public.  While the speakers often talk about the latest research in their fields, the goal is to make the ideas accessible to all scientifically literate people.

Contact David Housman for more information.

4:00 pm, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, SC 106

Science Speaker

Using organic biomarkers and stable isotopes for paleoenvironmental reconstruction

Dr. Melissa Berke, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame

5:30 pm, Thursday, April 9, 2015, Science Bldg 106

Computing Professor Candidate Talk.

The Politic of Computer Code Ms. Jeanette Shown, Enrollment Database Manager & Analyst, Goshen College.
Ms. Shown is a candidate for the Assistant Professor position in computing. Her talk will be about how computer code subtly (and not so subtly) influences human behavior. Topics will include computer programming, game design, and accessibility. Thursday, April 9, 5:30-6:20pm (note the later time!) SC106

4:00 pm, Friday, April 10, 2015, Science Bldg 106

Science Speaker

Growing the Bread of Tomorrow Reuben Ng, student, Goshen College
Determination of the Expression Pattern of unc-53 in Caenorhabditis elegans Michael Yoder, student, Goshen College
Friday, April 10, 4:00-4:50pm SC106

4:30 pm, Monday, April 13, 2015, Science Bldg 106

Science Speaker

The Golden Ratio: Fact or Fiction
Sara Patrick, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Monday, April 13, 4:30 p.m. (note the later time), SC106

4:00 pm, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, Science Bldg 106

Science Speaker

Baking: Science or Art? Perry Ng from Michigan State
Science Bldg 106 4-5 p.m.

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