Events

Seminar: Critically Endangered Tonkin Snub-nosed Monkey, Jan. 29

Dr. Le Khac Quyet

The Biological & Biomedical Sciences Research Seminar Series presents Dr. Le Khac Quyet on “Conservation of the critically endangered Tonkin Snub-nosed Monkey (Rhinopithecus avunculus) in Khau Ca Forest, Ha Gian Province, Northeastern Vietnam” on Thursday, Jan. 29, at noon in Irvine 159. Quyet earned his Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology from […]

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January 27, 2015 at 2:35 pmEvents

Seminar: Wildlife Conservation in a Changing World, Jan. 29

Viorel Popescu

The Biological & Biomedical Sciences Research Seminar Series presents Dr. Viorel Popescu, Conservation Biology Candidate, on “Wildlife Conservation in a Changing World: From Autecology to Large-Scale Conservation Planning” on Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. in Irvine 159. Abstract:  In a constantly changing world where nature protection and development continue to […]

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January 2, 2015 at 5:15 pmEvents

Are We All Living in a ‘Matrix’ Simulation? Jan. 29

Are We All Living in a ‘Matrix’ Simulation? Jan. 29

Are we all in The Matrix? How would we know if we were? The idea that we might all be living in a computer simulation was popularized by the 1999 movie The Matrix. This idea–which is many ways a variant of questions humans have asked for thousands of years–has recently […]

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January 2, 2015 at 5:00 pmEvents

Visiting Fiction Writer Charles D’Ambrosio, Jan. 29

Visiting Fiction Writer Charles D’Ambrosio, Jan. 29

The Creative Writing Program presents its second visiting writer of the 2014-15 academic year, Charles D’Ambrosio, who will read from his work Thursday, Jan. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. A book signing and reception will follow. D’Ambrosio is the author of two collections of short stories, […]

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January 2, 2015 at 5:00 pmEvents

PBIO Colloquium: Genetic Basis of Adaptation and Constraints Imposed by Genetic Drift, Jan. 30

The Environmental and Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Christopher G. Oakley on “The genetic basis of adaptation and the constraints imposed by genetic drift” on Friday, Jan. 30, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter Hall 104. Oakley is Postdoctoral Research Associate at Michigan State University. Abstract: A major goal of […]

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January 2, 2015 at 4:45 pmEvents

Film: The ‘Other’ Threat: Arab and Muslim Immigrants in Europe, Feb. 2

Film: The ‘Other’ Threat: Arab and Muslim Immigrants in Europe, Feb. 2

The Middle East and North Africa Film Series presents The “Other” Threat: Arab and Muslim Immigrants in Europe on Monday, Feb. 2, at 6:30 p.m. in Baker Center 231. This documentary (directed by Bassam Haddad) reveals the history and contemporary politics of Arab/Muslim migration to two European countries that featured terrorist attacks […]

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January 2, 2015 at 4:00 pmEvents

Seminar: Case Studies from Large Carnivores, Feb. 2

The Biological & Biomedical Sciences Research Seminar Series presents Dr. Adam Ford, Conservation Biology Candidate, on “Conserving Trophic Dynamics and Animal Movement in Human-Dominated Landscapes: Case Studies from Large Carnivores” on Feb. 2 at 4 p.m. in Irvine 159. Upcoming Spring 2015 Events Feb. 9, Maria Elena de Bellard, Cal […]

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January 2, 2015 at 4:00 pmEvents