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A&S TV: Science Imitating Life’s Form and Function

Dr. Justin Holub

By Lori Price Biomimicry is a humanistic concept centered around looking to nature for inspiration in terms of both form and function, according to Dr. Justin Holub. It is applied in many different ways. It shows up in engineering as natural forms are incorporated into car, plane and train designs […]

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February 11, 2015 at 11:59 amNews

Science Café: Reconstructing a Jurassic Landscape, April 1

Science Café: Reconstructing a Jurassic Landscape, April 1

Science Café presents Dr. Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch on “Reconstructing a Jurassic Landscape” on Wednesday, April 1, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Front Room. When dinosaur remains are found, paleontologists try to reconstruct the prehistoric environment in which they lived. But what about the rock surrounding the bones, what can they […]

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February 2, 2015 at 7:00 amEvents

Science Café: Change & Agricultural Activity, Feb. 4

Science Café: Change & Agricultural Activity, Feb. 4

Science Café presents Dr. David Rosenthal on “Global Change & Agricultural Activity” on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. David Rosenthal is Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, where he studies the response of photosynthesis to environmental change. How will this response affect […]

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February 1, 2015 at 11:15 pmEvents

Café Conversations: The Age of Reagan and Madonna, Feb. 11

Café Conversations: The Age of Reagan and Madonna, Feb. 11

Café Conversations presents Dr. Chester Pach on “The Age of Reagan and Madonna” on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Madonna and President Reagan have little in common except for their influence on the 1980s. Pach, Associate Professor of History, discusses how these two […]

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February 1, 2015 at 9:30 pmEvents

Science Cafe: Brune on ‘Cosmic Cooking: Origin of Elements,’ Jan. 21

Dr. Carl Brune

Science Café presents Dr. Carl Brune on “Cosmic Cooking: the Origin of Elements” on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Atoms are the building blocks that make up the world around us. These small units of matter are composed of nuclei and electrons, with […]

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January 21, 2015 at 7:00 pmEvents

Science Café: Reflection of Use of Agrochemicals: Illness vs. Food Supply, Nov. 19

Science Café: Reflection of Use of Agrochemicals: Illness vs. Food Supply, Nov. 19

Science Café presents Dr. Dina Lopez on “Reflection of Use of Agrochemicals: Illness vs. Food Supply” on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. The United States uses 1.1 billion pounds of pesticides annually. On average, 3.5 pounds of pesticides are used per every inhabitant […]

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November 19, 2014 at 6:30 pmEvents

The Environment: What’s Security Got To Do with It?” on Wednesday, Nov. 12

Dr. Geoff Dabelko

Café Conversations presents Dr. Geoff Dabelko “The Environment: What’s Security Got To Do with It?” on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. “Since 1990, I have researched multidimensional links between environmental issues and security. I will share insights both from research and my 20 […]

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November 12, 2014 at 8:15 pmEvents