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Campus events highlights, March 17-20

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Thursday, March 17: “Architecture as Post-Technological Author: 4 Projects”
Thursday, March 17: “Seasonal Reproduction, Neuroplasticity and Population Divergence in an Equatorial Bird”
Thursday, March 17: “Too Much! Vertical and Horizontal Suspensions in Popular Moving Images”
Thursday, March 17: “The Average Rank of Elliptic Curves”
Thursday, March 17: “Nuclear Power Plant Design Concepts and Accident Mitigation”
Friday, March 18: “How an Engineering Education Affected My Career”

Thursday, March 17: “There is No Such Thing as Environmental Ethics”

The department of civil and environmental engineering presents a seminar by P. Aarne Vesilind, professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering at Bucknell University.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in Room 101 of the STEPS Building.

Thursday, March 17: “Life on the Edge: Explorations into the Information Ecology of Cultural Adaptation and Collapse”

The department of sociology and anthropology presents an address by David Casagrande, associate professor of anthropology at Western Illinois University.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in Room 290 of the STEPS Building.

Thursday, March 17: “Architecture as Post-Technological Author: 4 Projects”

The department of art, architecture and design presents an address by Richard Garber, assistant professor and director of the FABLAB in the School of Architecture at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 230 of Chandler-Ullmann.

Thursday, March 17: “Seasonal Reproduction, Neuroplasticity and Population Divergence in an Equatorial Bird”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by Ignacio Toms Moore, associate professor of biological sciences at the Virginia Tech University.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room B-023 of Iacocca Hall.

Thursday, March 17: “Too Much!  Vertical and Horizontal Suspensions in Popular Moving Images”

The Humanities Center presents a lecture by Linda Williams, professor of film, media and rhetoric at the University of California-Berkeley.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in the Scheler Family Humanities Forum in Room 200 of Linderman Library. It is cosponsored by the department of English and the American Studies Program.

Thursday, March 17: “The Average Rank of Elliptic Curves”

The Pitcher Lecture Series of the department of mathematics presents a third address by Manjul Bhargava, professor of mathematics at Princeton University.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Sinclair Auditorium. It is part of a three-day series of talks by Bhargava on “Quadratic and Higher Degree Forms in Arithmetic.”

Thursday, March 17: “Nuclear Power Plant Design Concepts and Accident Mitigation”

The department of physics presents an address by George Kuczynski ’74, director of engineering, procurement and construction with PPL's nuclear development division.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 270 of Lewis Lab.

Friday, March 18: “How an Engineering Education Affected My Career”

The Spencer C. Schantz Distinguished Lecture Series of the department of industrial and systems engineering features an address by Irwin Young, a member of Lehigh’s Class of 1950, who is chairman of the board of DuArt Film Laboratories Inc. and president of Western Broadcasting Corp. of Puerto Rico.

In 2000, Young received the Gordon E. Sawyer Oscar Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for “technological contributions that have brought credit to the industry.”

The event begins at 3:30 p.m. in Sinclair Auditorium.

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Friday, March 11, 2011

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