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Campus event highlights, October 22-31

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, Oct. 22: “Incorporating Deep Time and the Long Now Into Climate Change Policy Analysis: Lessons from a Social Cost of Carbon Assessment”
Friday, Oct. 22: “The Problem of Conceptual Change in the Learning of Science and Mathematics”
Friday, Oct. 22: Founder’s Day
Tuesday, Oct. 26: “Bamako Wedding Crashers: Reflections on Marriage, Polygamy and Modern Life in an African City”
Wednesday, Oct. 27: “The Semantic Web: A Step towards Global Integration of Human Knowledge”
Thursday, Oct. 28: “Osteogenesis Imperfecta: A Collagen-Related Bone Dysplasia”
Thursday, Oct. 28: “The Chile Mine Rescue”
Thursday, Oct. 28: “Multiwavelength Observations of Gamma-ray Binaries”

Friday, Oct. 22: “Incorporating Deep Time and the Long Now Into Climate Change Policy Analysis: Lessons from a Social Cost of Carbon Assessment”

The department of earth and environmental sciences presents an address by Bob Kopp from the U.S. Department of Energy.

The event begins at noon in Room 101 of the STEPS building.

Friday, Oct. 22: “The Problem of Conceptual Change in the Learning of Science and Mathematics”

The department of psychology and the Cognitive Science program present an address by Stella Vosniadou, professor of cognitive psychology at the University of Athens. Vosniadou is a leader in the promotion of cognitive science as a field in Europe.

The event begins at 3 p.m. in Room 003 of Neville Hall.

Friday, Oct. 22: Founder’s Day

The Founder’s Day celebration will honor today’s Lehigh leaders (donors, trustees, faculty, staff and students) who continue founder Asa Packer’s commitment to excellence. This year’s keynote speaker is Karl Brisseaux ’11.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Packer Memorial Church.

Tuesday, Oct. 26: “Bamako Wedding Crashers: Reflections on Marriage, Polygamy and Modern Life in an African City”

The Center for Global Islamic Studies presents a video presentation by Bruce Whitehouse, assistant professor of anthropology, on his research into marriage in Mali.

The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in Room 102 in Maginnes Hall.

Wednesday, Oct. 27: “The Semantic Web: A Step towards Global Integration of Human Knowledge”

The cognitive science program presents an address by Jeff Heflin, professor of computer science and engineering.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 111 of Maginnes Hall.

Thursday, Oct. 28: “Osteogenesis Imperfecta: A Collagen-Related Bone Dysplasia”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by Dr. Joan C. Marini, chief of the Bone and Extracellular Matrix Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 101 of the STEPS building.

Thursday, Oct. 28: “The Chile Mine Rescue”

Bill Maloney ’80, along with like-minded colleagues, hatched the “Plan B” idea that helped free 33 miners trapped in Chile. He will speak about his experience from inside the rescue effort. The event is cosponsored by Engineers Without Borders, Environmental Initiative, the department of industrial and systems engineering, the Latin American Studies program, the office of advancement, the office of international affairs, the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, and the Science, Technology and Society program.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Perella Auditorium of the Rauch Business Center.

Thursday, Oct. 28: “Multiwavelength Observations of Gamma-ray Binaries”

The department of physics colloquium series presents an address by Ginny McSwain, assistant professor of physics.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 316 of Lewis Lab.

 

Story by Deanna McLafferty

Posted on Friday, October 22, 2010

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