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Campus events highlights: March 30 to April 8

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, March 30: “The Boeing Company’s Wind Tunnels”
Monday, April 2: University Town Hall Meeting
Monday, April 2: “Biblical Tropes in Black Liberation Thought 1767-1787”
Tuesday, April 3: “Specificity, Flexibility and Diversity in Cnidarian Dinoflagellate Symbiosis”
Tuesday, April 3: “A Reading by America’s Two Greatest Jewish Poets”
Wednesday, April 4: “The Body Politic: The Battle over Science in America”
Wednesday, April 4: “Tuning Auditory Neurons to Sound Location”
Wednesday, April 4: “African Muslims in Contemporary America”
Thursday, April 5: “Doing Digital History”
Thursday, April 5: “Simulation in Support of Inertial Confinement Fusion”
Thursday, April 5: “Value-Driven Engineering and U.S. Competitiveness”
Thursday, April 5: “Life on the Edge: The Evolutionary Biology of RNA Viruses”
Thursday, April 5: “The Last Man: Visions of the Human after the End of Mankind”

Details:

Friday, March 30: “The Boeing Company’s Wind Tunnels”

The department of mechanical engineering and mechanics presents an address by William K. Grauer, senior manager of the Boeing Philadelphia Wind Tunnel.

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

Monday, April 2: University Town Hall Meeting

President Alice Gast and other university leaders will provide an update on campus developments and lead a discussion about academic freedom.

The event begins at noon in Grace Hall.

Monday, April 2: “Exodus, Egypt and Ethiopia: Biblical Tropes in Black Liberation Thought 1767-1787”

The Africana studies program presents an address by William R. Scott, professor of history and Africana studies at Lehigh.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Room 200, of Linderman Library.

Tuesday, April 3: “Specificity, Flexibility and Diversity in Cnidarian Dinoflagellate Symbiosis: What Does It All Mean?”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by Ruth Gates of the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room B-23 of Iacocca Hall.

Tuesday, April 3: “A Reading by America’s Two Greatest Jewish Poets”

The Berman Center for Jewish Studies presents poetry readings by U.S. Poet Laureat Philip Levine and National Book Award winner Gerald Stern.

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

Wednesday, April 4: “The Body Politic: The Battle over Science in America”

The Class of 1961 Ethics Series presents an address by Jonathan D. Moreno, professor of science at the University of Pennsylvania.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in STEPS 101. It is part of a series titled “Exploring Ethics in Your World.”

Wednesday, April 4: “Tuning Auditory Neurons to Sound Location: Implications for Hearing Loss”

The Integrative Cognitive Neuroscience Cluster presents an address by Michael Burger, associate professor of biological sciences.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 280 of the STEPS building. It is cosponsored by the cognitive science program, the department of computer science and engineering, and the department of psychology.

Wednesday, April 4: “Living Islam Out Loud: African Muslims in Contemporary America”

The Center for Global Islamic Studies presents a cluster development lecture by Zain Abdullah, professor of religious studies and Africana studies at Temple University.

The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in Room 308A of the University Center. It is cosponsored by the Africana studies program and the department of religion studies.

Thursday, April 5: “Doing Digital History: Thoughts on the Impact of Digital Technologies on Historical Research and Presentation”

The Digital Storytelling Cluster presents an address by Stephen Brier, professor of urban education and senior academic technology officer at the City University of New York.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in STEPS 101. It is cosponsored by Global Studies, LTS and the Weinstock Center for Journalism.

Thursday, April 5: “Simulation in Support of Inertial Confinement Fusion”

The department of physics presents an address by Jeffrey Hittinger ‘93, a computational scientist with the Center for Applied Scientific Computing at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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

Thursday, April 5: “Value-Driven Engineering and U.S. Competitiveness”

The office of research presents an address by Frank L. Douglas ‘66, president and CEO of the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron, Ohio.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 416 of Packard Laboratory.

Thursday, April 5: Life on the Edge: The Evolutionary Biology of RNA Viruses”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by Edward C. Holmes, professor of biology and Eberly College of Science Distinguished Senior Scholar at Penn State University.

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

Thursday, April 5: The Last Man: Visions of the Human after the End of Mankind”

The Humanities Center presents an address by Eva Horn, professor of German literature at the University of Vienna.

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 literature.


Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Friday, March 30, 2012

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