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Neurolunch: ‘Sensory Neuron Branching at Paddlefish Electroreceptors,’ Sept. 18

Neurolunch presents David Russell on “Sensory Neuron Branching at Paddlefish Electroreceptors” on Thursday, Sept. 18, at noon at the Life Sciences Building 201. Abstract: The spatial organization of ampullary electroreceptors on the skin of paddlefish (Polyodon spathula) prompts questions about the site(s) where action potentials are initiated in sensory neuron axons. […]

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September 1, 2014 at 6:45 pmEvents

Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields, Sept. 18

Dr. Wendy Lower

Note: This event is delayed slightly and will begin shortly after 5 p.m. The Contemporary History Institute presents Dr. Wendy Lower on “Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields” on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 4:30 pm in Baker 242. Lower is the John K. Roth Chair of History […]

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September 1, 2014 at 6:45 pmEvents

Geology Colloquium: ‘Unconventional Politics of Unconventional Gas,’ Sept. 19

Dr. Andrew Kear

The Department of Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Dr. Andrew Kear on “Unconventional Politics of Unconventional Gas” on Sept. 19 at 4:05 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Kear is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Bowling Green State University. Abstract: Kear will speak about geological, political and policy issues relating to […]

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September 1, 2014 at 6:30 pmEvents

PBIO Colloquium: Linking Above-and Below-Ground Ecosystem Responses to Global Change, Sept. 19

Sasha Reed

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium presents Dr. Sasha Reed on “It’s All Connected: Linking Above-and Below-Ground Ecosystem Responses to Global Change” on Friday, Sept. 19, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 104. Reed is Research Ecologist at the U.S. Geological Survey in Moab, UT. Dr. Jared DeForest is the host. […]

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September 1, 2014 at 6:30 pmEvents

Physics Colloquium: Active Brownian Motion, Sept. 19

Physics Colloquium: Active Brownian Motion, Sept. 19

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Fabio Marchesoni of the University of Camerino  “Active Brownian Motion” on Friday, Sept. 19, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: Self-propulsion is the ability of most living organisms to move in the absence of external drives, thanks to an “engine” of their own. Realizing […]

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September 1, 2014 at 6:30 pmEvents

What Was Einstein Thinking? Sept. 22

What Was Einstein Thinking? Sept. 22

The Frontiers in Science Lecture Series presents Dr. Arthur Fine on”What Was Einstein Thinking?” at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, in Memorial Auditorium. Fine is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Washington. The name Albert Einstein is synonymous with science and scientific genius. Time Magazine made him […]

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September 1, 2014 at 5:45 pmEvents

Particle Fever: Popular Movie About Higgs Boson, Sept. 23

Particle Fever: Popular Movie About Higgs Boson, Sept. 23

The Athena Cinema has scheduled an encore screening of Particle Fever on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. Nuclear physicists Dr. David Ingram and Dr. Justin Frantz will introduce the film and provide a short Q&A following the screening. “After we sold out the event at the 41st Annual Film […]

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September 1, 2014 at 5:30 pmEvents