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Campus events highlights: Sept. 16-25

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Tuesday, Sept. 20: “An Expression of Kingship: Norman Influence on Scottish Architecture and Landscape”
Tuesday, Sept. 20: “Cutting to the Core: Male and Female Genital Alteration”
Tuesday, Sept. 20: “Surprises with (Laminar) Viscous Flows”
Tuesday, Sept. 20: “Henri Matisse: The Invisible Man”
Tuesday, Sept. 20: “Lincoln, Religion and the Moral Life”
Wednesday, Sept. 21: “A new spectroscopic window on OH radicals”
Wednesday, Sept. 21: The Charming Hostess Ensemble presents The Bowl Project
Thursday, Sept. 22: “Sculpture lessons: How the zebrafish shapes its vessels”
Friday, Sept. 23: “Mechanisms for recent Arctic Sea ice loss”
Friday, Sept. 23: “Safeguarding Quality of Life: The Role of Large-Scale Testing”

Tuesday, Sept. 20: “An Expression of Kingship: Norman Influence on Scottish Architecture and Landscape”

The Friends of the Lehigh University Libraries present an address by Jessica Aberle, Lehigh’s 2011-2013 Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellow in Academic Libraries for Humanists.

The event begins at noon in Linderman 200.

Tuesday, Sept. 20: “Cutting to the Core: Male and Female Genital Alteration”

The Health, Medicine and Society program presents an address by Dena Davis, the Presidential Endowed Chair in Health.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in STEPS 101. It is also sponsored by the Women’s Center, the Health and Wellness Center, and the department of sociology and anthropology.

Tuesday, Sept. 20: “Surprises with (Laminar) Viscous Flows”

The department of mechanical engineering and mechanics presents an address by Howard A. Stone, the Donald R. Dixon ‘69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University.

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

Tuesday, Sept. 20: “Henri Matisse: The Invisible Man”

South Mountain College presents an address by Hilary Spurling, author of a two-volume biography of painter Henri Matisse.

The event begins at 4:30 p.m. in the downstairs gallery of the Zoellner Arts Center.

Tuesday, Sept. 20: “Lincoln, Religion and the Moral Life”

The Historic Bethlehem Partnership presents an address by Lloyd Steffen, university chaplain and professor of religion studies.

The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in Whitaker 303. It is part of the yearlong series of events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War, and it is cosponsored by the Interdisciplinary Program in American Studies and the department of religion studies.

Wednesday, Sept. 21: “A new spectroscopic window on OH radicals and their association reactions of significance in the atmosphere”

The department of chemistry presents an address by Marsha I. Lester, the Edmund J. Kahn Distinguished Professor of chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania.

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

Wednesday, Sept. 21: The Charming Hostess Ensemble presents The Bowl Project

The event, sponsored by the Berman Center for Jewish Studies, begins at 4:15 p.m. in Linderman Library 200.

Thursday, Sept. 22: “Sculpture lessons: How the zebrafish shapes its vessels”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by Jesus Torres-Vasquez, assistant professor of developmental genetics and cell biology in the School of Medicine at New York University.

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

Friday, Sept. 23: “Mechanisms for recent Arctic Sea ice loss”

The department of earth and environmental sciences presents an address by Jennifer Kay, staff scientist with the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo.

The event begins at noon in STEPS 101.

Friday, Sept. 23: “Safeguarding Quality of Life: The Role of Large-Scale Testing”

The Fazlur R. Khan Distinguished Lecture series presents an address by Masayoshi Nakashima ‘81 Ph.D., director of the National Research Institute for Earth Science at Kyoto University in Japan.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Sinclair Auditorium. It is sponsored by the department of civil and environmental engineering and the department of art and architecture.

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Friday, September 16, 2011

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