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Campus events highlights: April 6-15

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, April 6: “Modeling nutrient limitation”
Friday, April 6: “Capillary-Driven Assembly in Inkjet Printing of Colloidal Drops”
Monday, April 9: “The Harragas in North African Francophone Literature and Film”
Monday, April 9: “Direct Human Exploration of the Terrestrial Subsurface”
Tuesday, April 10: “The Role of Ethics in Your Career”
Tuesday, April 10: “America’s God”
Wednesday, April 11: “Metal-Metal Multiple Bonds in Early/Late Heterobimetallics”
Wednesday, April 11: “Becoming ‘Mother’ Ann Lee”
Thursday, April 12: Michele Kimpton ‘84, cloud computing expert
Thursday, April 12: “Dynamics of Localized Phonons in Semiconductors: Isotope Effects”
Thursday, April 12: “Contending Narratives of the Iran-Iraq War”
Sunday, April 15: Twenty-fifth International Bazaar

Details:

Friday, April 6: “Modeling nutrient limitation: Ecosystem consequences of resource optimization”

The department of earth and environmental science presents an address by Edward Rastetter, senior scientist at the Ecosystems Center of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

The event begins at noon in STEPS 101.

Friday, April 6: “Capillary-Driven Assembly in Inkjet Printing of Colloidal Drops”

The department of mechanical engineering and mechanics presents an address by Ying Sun, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics at Drexel University.

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

Monday, April 9: Displaced Borders, Confined Narratives: The Issue of the Harragas in North African Francophone Literature and Film

The Center for Global Islamic Studies presents a faculty grant research lecture by Taïeb Berrada, assistant professor of French and Francophone studies in the department of modern languages and literatures.

The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in STEPS 101.

Monday, April 9: “Direct Human Exploration of the Terrestrial Subsurface”

The Sigma Xi Lecture Series presents an address by Jennifer Macalady,director of the Penn State Center for Environmental Geochemistry and Genomics.

The event begins at 8 p.m. in Room 303 of the University Center. It is also sponsored by ADVANCE and the departments of earth and environmental sciences, civil and environmental engineering, and biological sciences.

Tuesday, April 10: “The Role of Ethics in Your Career”

The Class of 1961 Ethics Series presents two student seminars with addresses by Cynthia Cooper, author of Extraordinary Circumstances: The Journey of a Corporate Whistleblower.

The events begin at 10:45 a.m. and at 2:30 p.m. in Room 292 of the Rauch Business Center. They are part of a series titled “Exploring Ethics in Your World” and are cosponsored by the College of Business and Economics. The seminars are by invitation only. Students interested in attending should contact Prof. Joseph Manzo.

Tuesday, April 10: “America’s God”

The department of religion studies presents the The Richard O. and Cindy F. Connell Lecture by Stanley Hauerwas, the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at the Duke University Divinity School and the author of A Community of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic.

The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in Sinclair Auditorium.

Wednesday, April 11: “Metal-Metal Multiple Bonds in Early/Late Heterobimetallics: Small Molecule Activation and Catalytic Applications”

The department of chemistry presents an address by Christine Thomas, assistant professor of chemistry at Brandeis University.

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

Wednesday, April 11: “Becoming ‘Mother’ Ann Lee: Depictions of a Shaker Prophet’s Eighteenth Century Life in the Early Nineteenth Century”

The Lawrence Henry Gipson Institute for Eighteenth-Century Studies presents an address by Rodney Hessinger, associate professor of history at Hiram College.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 101 of Maginnes Hall.

Thursday, April 12: Michele Kimpton ‘84, cloud computing expert

The Friends of the Lehigh Libraries presents two addresses by Michele Kimpton ‘84, who is CEO and cofounder of Duraspace and has been named a Digital Preservation Pioneer by the U.S. Library of Congress.

Kimpton will discuss “Building Community Clouds for Access and Preservation” at 2 p.m. and “Preserving the Scholarly Record” at 4:10 p.m.

Both events will be held in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Room 200, of Linderman Library.

Thursday, April 12: “Dynamics of Localized Phonons in Semiconductors: Isotope Effects”

The department of physics presents an address by Stefan K. Estreicher, the Paul Whitifield Horn Professor of Physics at Texas Tech University.

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

Thursday, April 12: “Writing the War Story: Literature and Contending Narratives of the Iran-Iraq War”

The Global Islamic Studies Cluster presents an address by Amir Moosavi, a graduate studentin Arabic language and literature at New York University.

The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in Room 480 of Maginnes Hall. It is cosponsored by the department of modern languages and literatures.

Sunday, April 15: Twenty-fifth International Bazaar

The annual festival will be held from noon to 4 p.m. in the courtyard between the Fairchild-Martindale Library and the STEPS building.

For more information, visit the festival website.

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Thursday, April 05, 2012

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