Science Café 2015-16 kicks off on Sept. 9 with Dr. Todd Eisworth, Associate Professor and Chair of Mathemetics at Ohio University. Science Cafés are held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center. Café events are free and open to students, faculty and staff. Both […]Read more ›
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By Lori Price Dr. Carl Brune, a nuclear astrophysicist at Ohio University, talks about “Cosmic Cooking–the Origin of the Elements” on A&S TV’s presentation of Science Café. He begins by quizzing the audience to identify the basic definition of an element, choosing definitions as a basic unit of matter and […]Read more ›
Science Café presents Dr. Christopher France on “I’d like to give blood but…” on Wednesday, March 18, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Front Room. According to the Red Cross every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. This translates to more than 41,000 blood donations every day. […]Read more ›
Café Conversation presents Dr. Katherine Jellison on “Unelected Leaders: America’s First Ladies” on Wednesday, March 11, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Front Room. Betty Ford, Michelle Obama, and Hilary Clinton—first ladies, but also powerful women. These first ladies played an important role in the political system by representing the […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›