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Campus events highlights: April 13-22

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, April 13: “Public and Private Ambiguities and the Late Roman Republican Domus”
Friday, April 13: “Single Commodity Stochastic Network Design under Probabilistic Constraint”
Sunday, April 15: Twenty-fifth International Bazaar
Monday, April 16: “A Conversation with Corning CEO Wendell Weeks ‘81”
Monday, April 16: “The Evolution of an American Islam”
Tuesday, April 17: “Innovation for Scientists and Engineers”
Tuesday, April 17: “Speaking Boldly: The Prophetic in 20th-century Political Thought”
Tuesday, April 17: “Musicians of the Soul: Mawlana Rumi and the Mawlavi Sufi Path”
Wednesday, April 18: “Marcellus Shale Development: Communities, People, Health, Economics”
Wednesday, April 18: “Updating Memories”
Wednesday, April 18: “Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters”
Thursday, April 19: “From Anti-Popery and Anti-Puritanism to Orientalism”
Thursday, April 19: “Trustworthy Engineering”
Thursday, April 19: “Reimagining Learning through Digital Storytelling”
Thursday, April 19: “No Noise is Bad Noise: A Physicist Looks at Gene Regulatory Networks”
Friday, April 20: “Marcellus Shale: Pennsylvania’s Present and Future Needs/Issues/Impact”

Details:

Friday, April 13: “Public and Private Ambiguities and the Late Roman Republican Domus”

The Classical Studies program presents an address by Myles McDonnell of NYU on the dynamics of upper-class houses in ancient Rome.

The event begins at 12:10 p.m. in Room 209 of Drown Hall.

Friday, April 13: “Single Commodity Stochastic Network Design under Probabilistic Constraint”

The department of industrial and systems engineering presents an address by András Prékopa, professor of operations research, statistics and mathematics at Rutgers University.

The event begins at 2:30 p.m. in Room 451 of Mohler Lab.

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.

Monday, April 16: “160 Years of Groundbreaking Innovation: A Conversation with Corning CEO Wendell Weeks ‘81”

University President Alice P. Gast and Wendell Weeks ‘81 discuss innovation, technology trends, global business, and the value of a Lehigh education.

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

Monday, April 16: “The Evolution of an American Islam”

The Visiting Lectures Committee presents an address by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, founder of the Cordoba Initiative and author of What’s Right with Islam: A New Vision for Muslims and the West.

The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in Room 101 of Packard Lab. It is cosponsored by the Center for Dialogue, Ethics and Spirituality, the office of international affairs, and the Globalization and Social Change Initiative.

Tuesday, April 17: “Innovation for Scientists and Engineers”

The department of materials science and engineering presents an address by Louis J. Moreno II, retired division vice president and director of product development at Corning Technologies.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 203 of Whitaker Lab. It is also sponsored by the Center for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology.

Tuesday, April 17: “Speaking Boldly: The Prophetic in 20th-century Political Thought”

The Visions Lecture Series of the Humanities Center presents an address by Daniel Weidner, associate director of the Zentrum fur Literatur und Kulturforschung in Berlin.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Room 200, of Linderman Library. It is cosponsored by the department of modern languages and literatures.

Tuesday, April 17: “Musicians of the Soul: Mawlana Rumi and the Mawlavi Sufi Path”

The Center for Global Islamic Studies presents a Cluster Development Lecture by Ahmet Karamustafa, professor of history at Washington University of St. Luis.

The event begins at 7 p.m. in Sinclair Auditorium. It is cosponsored by the department of history.

Wednesday, April 18: “Marcellus Shale Development: Communities, People, Health, Economics”

The Environmental Initiative, the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, the Cluster for Sustainable Development and the office of research and graduate studies present a panel discussion featuring six outside experts.

The event runs from 3 to 6 p.m. in Room 101 of Packard Lab.

Wednesday, April 18: “Updating Memories”

The Cognitive Neuroscience program presents a Cluster Development Lecture on memory reconsolidation by Almut Hupbach, assistant professor of psychology at Lehigh.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in STEPS 101. It is cosponsored by the department of computer science and engineering and the department of psychology.

Wednesday, April 18: “Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters”

The Center for Global Islamic Studies presents a Cluster Development Lecture by Omid Safi, professor of religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The event begins at 7 p.m. in Sinclair Auditorium. It is cosponsored by the department of religion studies.

Thursday, April 19: “From Anti-Popery and Anti-Puritanism to Orientalism”

The department of history and the Global Studies program present a lunch lecture by Bill Bulman, assistant professor of history at Lehigh.

The event begins at noon in Room 101 of Maginnes Hall. RSVP by April 16. For more information contact the office of interdisciplinary programs at x83996.

Thursday, April 19: “Trustworthy Engineering”

The Class of 1961 Ethics Series presents an address by Caroline Whitbeck, the Elmer G. Beamer-Hubert H. Schneider Professor Emerita of Ethics at Case Western Reserve University and director of the Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science of the National Academy of Engineering.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in Room 91 of the Rauch Business Center.

Thursday, April 19: “Reimagining Learning through Digital Storytelling”

The Digital Storytelling Cluster Development Committee presents a lecture by Lora Taub-Pervizpour, associate professor and chair of media and communication at Muhlenberg College.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Room 200, of Linderman Library. It is cosponsored by Global Studies, LTS and the Weinstock Center for Journalism.

Thursday, April 19: “No Noise is Bad Noise: A Physicist Looks at Gene Regulatory Networks”

The department of physics presents an address by Robert C. Hilborn ‘66, professor of physics at Amherst College, associate executive officer of the American Association of Physics Teachers, and author of Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics (Oxford University Press, 2000).

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

Friday, April 20: “Marcellus Shale: Pennsylvania’s Present and Future Needs/Issues/Impact”

The Environmental Initiative presents an address by Michael Krancer, Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

The event begins at 1 p.m. in Room 101 of Packard Lab. It is cosponsored by the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science and the office of research and graduate studies.

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Friday, April 13, 2012

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