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Campus events highlights: Nov. 11-20

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Nov. 14-20: Lehigh Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Friday, Nov. 11: “Dissolved and Particulate Organic Matter Fluorescence”
Friday, Nov. 11: “Control of Networked Multi-Robot Systems”
Monday, Nov. 14: “A Tale of Two Crises: Europe and the United States”
Tuesday, Nov. 15: “Religion and Sexuality in the Caribbean”
Wednesday, Nov. 16: “Chemical Rescue and the Pursuit of a Better Antiandrogen”
Wednesday, Nov. 16: “A Rural School under Corrupt Bureaucracy in China”
Thursday, Nov. 17: “Marcellus Shale: Pennsylvania’s Present and Future Needs”
Thursday, Nov. 17: Panel Discussion on Marcellus Shale Science and Technology Issues
Thursday, Nov. 17: “The Quest to Verify Einstein’s Predictions”
Thursday, Nov. 17: “Synaptic Mechanisms for Auditory Information Processing”
Thursday, Nov. 17: “Durable Inequalities in the Arabian Gulf”

Nov. 14-20: Lehigh Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

The Baker Institute for Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship is sponsoring a series of events, including “iDeX—Social Innovation and Enterprise Development” and LVAIC Career Night.

Friday, Nov. 11: “Dissolved and Particulate Organic Matter Fluorescence in Coastal River Systems”

The department of earth and environmental sciences presents an address by Chris Osburn ‘00 Ph.D., assistant professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences at North Carolina State University.

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

Friday, Nov. 11: “Control of Networked Multi-Robot Systems”

The department of mechanical engineering and mechanics presents an address by Magnus B. Egerstedt, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 466 of Packard Lab.

Monday, Nov. 14: “A Tale of Two Crises: Europe and the United States—A Global Perspective”

The Martindale Center for the Study of Private Enterprise presents an address by Ira Lieberman ‘64, president of LIPAM International Inc., a consulting and advisory company.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 85 of the Rauch Business Center.

Tuesday, Nov. 15: “Religion and Sexuality in the Caribbean”

The department of sociology and anthropology presents an address by Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, associate professor of sociology at American University.

The event begins at 7 p.m. in Room 210 of Drown Hall.

Wednesday, Nov. 16: “Chemical Rescue and the Pursuit of a Better Antiandrogen”

The department of chemistry presents an address by John T. Koh, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Delaware.

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

Wednesday, Nov. 16: “Workplace Depoliticized: A Rural School under Corrupt Bureaucracy in China”

The Comparative and International Education program presents an address by Wang Dan, assistant professor of education at the University of Hong Kong and a visiting scholar at Johns Hopkins University.

The event begins at 5 p.m. in Room 102 of the STEPS building.

Thursday, Nov. 17: “Marcellus Shale: Pennsylvania’s Present and Future Needs, Issues and Impact”

The Environmental Initiative, the Office of the Vice President and Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Studies, and the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science present an address by Michael Krancer, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

The event begins at 1:10 pm in Packard Auditorium.

Thursday, Nov. 17: Panel Discussion on Marcellus Shale Science and Technology Issues

The Environmental Initiative, the Office of the Vice President and Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Studies, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science present a panel discussion related to Marcellus Shale gas development in Pennsylvania. The panel includes experts from academia, government, consulting firms and industry. They will discuss gas, water and environmental issues; infrastructure; and technology and modeling.

The event runs from 3 to 6 p.m. in Packard Auditorium.

Thursday, Nov. 17: “Black Holes and Gravitational Waves: The Quest to Verify Einstein’s Predictions”

The department of physics presents an address by Deirdre Shoemaker, associate professor of physics at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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

Thursday, Nov. 17: “Sense and Selectivity: Synaptic Mechanisms for Auditory Information Processing”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by Guangying K. Wu, the Broad Fellow of Brain Circuitry at the California Institute of Technology.

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

Thursday, Nov. 17: “Durable Inequalities in the Arabian Gulf: The Impact of Information and Communication Technology and National Education Systems”

The Center for Global Islamic Studies presents an address by Alexander W. Wiseman, associate professor of comparative and international education.

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

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2011

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