Places to Go, People to See

Political Science Research Colloquium | Elliott-Dorans Discusses Laptops in the Classroom, Sept. 25

Dr. Lauren Elliott-Dorans

Dr. Lauren Elliott-Dorans, Assistant Lecturer in Political Science, presents her research on laptop policies in the classroom at the first meeting of the Political Science Research Colloquium for 2017-18. Her talk, “To Ban or Not to Ban? The Influence of Permissive vs. Restrictive Laptop Policies on Student Outcomes and Teaching Evaluations,” […]

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September 2, 2017 at 6:00 pmEvents

War and Peace | Glidden Visiting Professor on Energy Security and Foreign Policy, Sept. 26

Edward Chow

The War and Peace theme is organizing a lecture by 2017 Glidden Visiting Professor and Ohio University alum Edward Chow on Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. at Porter Hall 107. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Political Science Department and the Center for International Studies. Chow, a senior fellow in […]

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September 2, 2017 at 6:00 pmEvents

Biological & Biomedical Seminar | Evolutionary Consequences of Behavioral Thermoregulation in Tropical Lizards, Sept. 25

Martha Munoz, Ph.D., Virginia Tech

The Biological and Biomedical Sciences Research Seminar Series welcomes Dr. Martha Munoz presenting “The Direct and Indirect Evolutionary Consequences of Behavioral Thermoregulation in Tropical Lizards” on Monday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m in Stocker 103. This seminar is part of a new initiative by the graduate program to bring back […]

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September 2, 2017 at 6:00 pmEvents

Wealth and Poverty | Looking at Appalachia with Photographer Roger May, Sept. 25

Roger May

The Wealth & Poverty theme presents the 2017 fall public lecture by Roger May on “Looking at Appalachia” on Monday, Sept. 25, from 3-4 p.m. at Walter Hall Rotunda. May is an Appalachian American photographer and writer based in Charleston, WV. He was born in the Tug River Valley, located on the West Virginia and […]

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September 2, 2017 at 6:00 pmEvents

TA Workshop | Classroom Management, Sept. 26

The TA Professional Development Workshop Series can help graduate students enhance their teaching skills and get ready for their next step. “Are you interested in being a more effective instructor or lab leader? Are you getting ready to apply for Ph.D. programs? Are you ready for the job market?” asks […]

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September 2, 2017 at 5:45 pmEvents

Dynamical Systems Seminar | Role of Limsup in Definitions of Topological Entropy, Sept. 26

Ying Xin

Dr. Winfried Just and graduate student Ying Xin present a seminar titled “On the role of limsup in definitions of topological entropy: What we proved, how we proved it, and what remains open” on Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 3:05 to 4 p.m. in Morton 218. This talk aims at giving […]

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September 2, 2017 at 5:45 pmEvents

Ecolunch | Swordtails Gone Wild: How the Pet Trade and Hybridization Help Shape Invasive Behavior, Sept. 27

Danielle D'Amore

This week’s Ecolunch topic is “Swordtails Gone Wild: How the Pet Trade and Hybridization Help Shape Invasive Behavior,” presented by Danny D’Amore, a student in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology in Biological Sciences, on Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Irvine 159. Ecolunch is a long-running event […]

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September 2, 2017 at 5:30 pmEvents