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Campus events highlights: April 20-29

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, April 20: “Marcellus Shale: Pennsylvania’s Present and Future Needs/Issues/Impact”
Friday, April 20: “The Safety of Bridges”
Monday, April 23: “Chinese Traditional Wooden Architecture in Context”
Monday, April 23: “The Empathy Project”
Tuesday, April 24: “Challenging the Computational Metaphor”
Tuesday, April 24: The Effect of the Internet on Print Media
Wednesday, April 25: “Civil-Military Relations and the Arab Revolts of 2011”
Wednesday, April 25: “The Importance of Questioning Scientific Assumptions”
Thursday, April 26: “Why Women’s Health is Such a Political Hot Topic”
Thursday, April 26: “Role of Fusion Energy in the 21st Century”

Details:

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.

Friday, April 20: “The Safety of Bridges”

The department of civil and environmental engineering and the department of art, architecture and design present the Fazlur Rahman Khan Lecture by Theodore V. Galambos ’59 Ph.D., professor emeritus of civil engineering at the University of Minnesota.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Sinclair Auditorium. It is part of the Fazlur R. Khan Lecture Series.

Monday, April 23: “Chinese Traditional Wooden Architecture in Context”

The Chinese Bridge Project II Lecture Series presents an address by Lindsay Jones of Ohio State University, editor-in-chief of the MacMillian Encyclopedia of Religion, author of The Hermeneutics of Sacred Architecture: Experience, Interpretation, Comparison, and coeditor of Mesoamerica's Classic Heritage: From Teotihuacan to the Aztecs.

The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in Room 480 of Maginnes Hall. It is cosponsored by ArtsLehigh, the Asian Studies program, Global Studies, the Humanities Center, the department of modern languages and literatures, and the department of religion studies.

Monday, April 23: “The Empathy Project”

The South Side Initiative and the City of Bethlehem present an address by John Pettegrew, associate professor of history.

The event begins at 7 p.m. in Bethlehem City Hall, 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem.

Tuesday, April 24: “Challenging the Computational Metaphor: Implications for How We Think”

The department of computer science and engineering presents an address by Lynn Andrea Stein, professor of computer and cognitive science and director of the Computers and Cognition Laboratory at the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering.

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

Tuesday, April 24: The Effect of the Internet on Print Media

The Digital Storytelling Cluster Development Lecture Series presents a screening of the 2011 film Page One: Inside the New York Times and a discussion with its director, Andrew Rossi.

The event begins at 7 p.m. in Room 303 of Whitaker Lab. It is cosponsored by the College Democrats and the Weinstock Center for Journalism.

Wednesday, April 25: “Civil-Military Relations and the Arab Revolts of 2011: Explaining Variation in the Responses of Arab Militaries to Popular Protest”

The department of international relations presents an address by Risa Brooks, assistant professor of political science at Marquette University.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in Room 113 of Maginnes Hall. It is part of the department’s D.F. Textor Lecture Series.

Wednesday, April 25: “The Importance of Questioning Scientific Assumptions: Some Lessons from the Rare Earth Metals and Uranium”

The department of chemistry presents an address by William J. Evans, professor of chemistry at the University of California at Irvine.

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

Thursday, April 26: “Why Women’s Health is Such a Political Hot Topic in America Today”

The Women’s Center presents an address by Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

The event begins at 3 p.m. in Neville Auditorium 1.

Thursday, April 26: “Role of Fusion Energy in the 21st Century”

The department of physics presents an address by Farrokh Najmabadi, professor of electrical and computer engineering and director of the Center for Energy Research at the University of California at San Diego.

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

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Friday, April 20, 2012

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