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Campus events highlights, Feb. 25 – March 6

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, Feb. 25: “Underestimating CO2 Enrichment Effects on Net Photosynthesis”
Tuesday, March 1: “Hope and Fear: Libyan Student's Perspective on Revolution”
Tuesday, March 1: “A Republic Amidst the Stars”
Tuesday, March 1: “Beyond the Gate, Beyond the Paper and Beyond the New Year”
Wednesday, March 2: “Membrane Protein Expression and Characterization”
Thursday, March 3: “Afro-American Politics at a Historical Crossroads”
Thursday, March 3: “Metacognition of Agency”
Thursday, March 3: “Rewarding Experiences Alter Hippocampal Structure and Function”
Friday, March 4: “The Environment of Earliest Earth: Decoding the Oldest Zircons”

Friday, Feb. 25: “Underestimating CO2 Enrichment Effects on Net Photosynthesis: Error with the FACE System”

The department of earth and environmental sciences presents a lecture by George Hendrey, distinguished professor of earth and environmental sciences at Queens College of the City University of New York.

The event begins at noon in STEPS 101.

Tuesday, March 1: “Hope and Fear: Libyan Student's Perspective on Revolution”

Lehigh's Libyan student Ali Elmozughi will lead a brown bag lunch discussion of the evolving revolution in his homeland, and the hope and fear he's experiencing as his country's freedom is stifled by its own government.

The event begins at noon in Maginnes 270.

Tuesday, March 1: “A Republic Amidst the Stars”

The Gipson Institute for Eighteenth-Century Studies presents a lecture by Eran Shalev, assistant professor of history at Haifa University, on the political astronomy and intellectual origins of the flag’s stars and stripes.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Maginnes Hall 480.

Tuesday, March 1: “Beyond the Gate, Beyond the Paper and Beyond the New Year: Ornamentation and the Chinese Home”

The office of interdisciplinary programs in the College of Arts and Sciences presents the Chinese Bridge Project Lecture featuring Ronald Knapp, distinguished professor emeritus of geography at SUNY-New Paltz.

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

Wednesday, March 2: “Membrane Protein Expression and Characterization: Can We Build a Better Yeast Expression Host through Understanding Protein-Protein Interactions?”

The department of chemistry presents a lecture by Anne Skaja Robinson, professor of chemical engineering at the University of Delaware.

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

Thursday, March 3: “Afro-American Politics at a Historical Crossroads: Contending Pan-Africanisms in Light of the International Year of Afro-Descendants and the Durban Agenda Against Racism”

The department of sociology and anthropology presents a lecture by Agustin Lao-Montes, associate professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Rauch 41.

Thursday, March 3: “Metacognition of Agency”

The department of psychology present and the cognitive science program present a lecture by Janet Metcalfe, principal investigator of the Metacognition and Memory Lab at Columbia University.

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

Thursday, March 3: “Rewarding Experiences Alter Hippocampal Structure and Function”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by Erica Glasper of Princeton University.

Friday, March 4: “The Environment of Earliest Earth: Decoding the Oldest Zircons”

The department of earth and environmental sciences presents a lecture by Bruce Watson, professor of earth and environmental sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

The event begins at noon in STEPS 101.

 

Story by Maxine Mendelovici '11

Posted on Friday, February 25, 2011

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