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Campus events highlights: Nov. 25 to Dec. 4

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Monday, Nov. 28: “Stochastic Gradient Estimation: Tutorial Review and Recent Research”
Monday, Nov. 28: “Virtual Sufis:  The Internet and American Muslim Identity”
Tuesday, Nov. 29: “Synaptic activity-dependent regulation of NMDA receptors”
Wednesday, Nov. 30: “Detection of Active Tuberculosis using Antigens Developed Through Protein Engineering”
Thursday, Dec. 1: “The Advocate and the Making of a Gay Model Minority, 1967-2007”
Thursday, Dec. 1: “Does Democracy Have a Future?”
Thursday, Dec. 1: “Lanthanide-doped Luminescent Nanoparticles”
Thursday, Dec. 1: “Activity-dependent changes in electrical synaptic strength”
Thursday, Dec. 1: A discussion of Winslow Homer
Thursday, Dec. 1: “It’s the Economy, Stupid”

Monday, Nov. 28: “Stochastic Gradient Estimation: Tutorial Review and Recent Research”

The department of industrial and systems engineering presents an address by Michael Fu, program director for operations research at the National Science Foundation and Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Management Science at the University of Maryland.

The event begins at 3 p.m. in Room 453 of Mohler Lab.

Monday, Nov. 28: “Virtual Sufis:  The Internet and American Muslim Identity”

The SPYNNYNGE Series of the Humanities Center presents an address by Robert Rozehnal, associate professor of religion studies and director of the Center for Global Islamic Studies.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. at the Humanities Center at 224 W. Packer Ave.

Tuesday, Nov. 29: “Synaptic activity-dependent regulation of NMDA receptors”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by Jose Matta of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room B-23 of Iacocca Hall.

Wednesday, Nov. 30: “Detection of Active Tuberculosis using Antigens Developed Through Protein Engineering”

The department of chemistry presents an address by Suman Laal, associate professor of pathology and microbiology at New York University Medical College.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Neville 3 Auditorium.

Thursday, Dec. 1: “The Advocate and the Making of a Gay Model Minority, 1967-2007”

The Humanities Center presents an address by Christianne A. Gadd, graduate student in the department of history and recipient of a summer grant by the Humanities Center.

The event begins at noon in the Humanities Center at 224 W. Packer Ave.

Thursday, Dec. 1: “Does Democracy Have a Future?: Learning from What Happened to the 1960s”

The Humanities Center presents an address by Ted Morgan, professor of political science.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 200 of Linderman Library.

Thursday, Dec. 1: “Lanthanide-doped Luminescent Nanoparticles”

The department of physics presents an address by Anna Ritcey, professor of chemistry at Laval University in Quebec City.

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

Thursday, Dec. 1: “Activity-dependent changes in electrical synaptic strength”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by Julie S. Haas of the Harvard University Center for Brain Science.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room B-23 of Iacocca Hall.

Thursday, Dec. 1: A discussion of the American painter Winslow Homer

South Mountain College presents an address by Elizabeth Johns, professor emerita of the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania.

The event begins at 4:30 p.m. in the Lower Level Gallery of the Zoellner Arts Center.

Thursday, Dec. 1: “It’s the Economy, Stupid”

The Martindale Center for the Study of Private Enterprise presents a discussion with Tom Hyclak and Frank Gunter, professors of economics.

The event begins at 7 p.m. in Room 270 of Lewis Lab.

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2011

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