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Campus events highlights: Jan. 27 to Feb. 5

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, Jan. 27: “Geochemistry of Coal Mine Drainage”
Friday, Jan. 27: “The Cellular Hokey Pokey”
Monday, Jan. 30: Lehigh Alumnae Reproductive Rights Panel
Tuesday, Jan. 31: “New Developments in Chiral Phosphate Based Asymmetric Methodology”
Tuesday, Jan. 31: “Architecture in Relation to Chinese Technological History”
Tuesday, Jan. 31: “iDex: Art Entrepreneurship”
Wednesday, Feb. 1: “Polymer Mechanochemistry: Using Force to Direct Molecular Reactivity”
Thursday, Feb. 2: “Thin Wings: Reading, Vision, Ecstasy”
Friday, Feb. 3: “Interaction Between Geological Carbon Storage and Subsurface Microbial Communities”
Saturday, Feb. 4: “What’s Our Name? The Names Controversy in Black History”

Friday, Jan. 27: “Geochemistry of Coal Mine Drainage: Implications for Toxicity, Permitting, and Treatment”

The department of earth and environmental science presents an address by Charles A. Cravotta, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey’s Pennsylvania Water Science Center.

The event begins at noon in STEPS 101.

Friday, Jan. 27: “The Cellular Hokey Pokey: Excitable Actin Dynamics at the Leading Edge of Crawling Cells”

The Lehigh University Chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, presents an address by Gillian Ryan, research scientist in the department of physics.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in STEPS 101.

Monday, Jan. 30: Lehigh Alumnae Reproductive Rights Panel

The Spring 2012 Women and Health Discussion Series presents a talk by alumnae Kristi Miller, program officer for reproductive health and rights of the West Wind Foundation, and Alex Milspaw, director of counseling at the Allentown’s Center.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in Room 306 of the University Center. It is cosponsored by the Health and Medicine Society, the Women’s Center, the Center for Health and Wellness, the department of sociology and anthropology, and the Women’s Studies program.

Tuesday, Jan. 31: “New Developments in Chiral Phosphate Based Asymmetric Methodology”

The department of chemistry presents an address by Jon C. Antilla, associate professor of chemistry at the University of South Florida.

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

Tuesday, Jan. 31: “Architecture in Relation to Chinese Technological History”

The Chinese Bridge Project presents an address by Wang Dongning, research scientist in the department of materials science and engineering and coprincipal investigator of the project.

The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in Room 480 of Maginnes Hall. It is cosponsored by ArtsLehigh, the Asian Studies program, the Global Studies program, the Humanities Center, the department of modern languages and literatures, and the department of religion studies.

Tuesday, Jan. 31: “iDex: Art Entrepreneurship”

The Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship presents a panel discussion with drummer Moe Jerant, dancer Sarah Carlson, sculptor Virginia Abbot, Civic Theatre administrators Sharon and Barry Glassman, and comic Ryan Hill.

The event begins at 6 p.m. in Sinclair Auditorium. It will be moderated by Silagh White, director of ArtsLehigh.

Wednesday, Feb. 1: “Polymer Mechanochemistry: Using Force to Direct Molecular Reactivity”

The department of chemistry presents an address by Christopher W. Bielawski, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Texas at Austin.

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

Thursday, Feb. 2: “Thin Wings: Reading, Vision, Ecstasy”

The Visions Lecture Series and the department of religion studies present an address by Amy Hollywood, professor of Christian Studies at the Harvard Divinity School and author of the forthcoming Acute Melancholia and Other Essays.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Room 200 of Linderman Library.

Friday, Feb. 3: “Interaction Between Geological Carbon Storage and Subsurface Microbial Communities”

The department of earth and environmental science presents an address by Matthew F. Kirk of the geochemistry department at Sandia National Laboratories.

The event begins at noon in STEPS 101.

Saturday, Feb. 4: “What’s Our Name? The Names Controversy in Black History”

The Sigal Museum of the Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society presents an address by William Scott, director of the Africana Studies program.

The event begins at 1 p.m. at the Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St. in Easton. Admission is $5 for the talk and $7 for the talk and a museum visit.

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2012

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