Weekly Bulletin

Alumnus Matt Golombek, senior research scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will speak on “How to Select a Landing Site on Mars” on Friday, Oct. 3 at 3:30 p.m. in the Marriott Room on the 11th floor of the Campus Center as part of the Geosciences Department’s Alumni Reunion.

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Martin Eve, lecturer in English Literature at the University of Lincoln in the United Kingdom, will speak on “Open Access and the Humanities: Contexts, Controversies and the Future,” on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 3 p.m. in 2601 Du Bois Library.

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The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab is seeking women to participate in a study looking at how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition. Women who have recently begun the menopausal transition, have not had period for 60 days or more but less than one year or have not...

Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Arindrajit Dube, associate professor of economics, and Ariel Jacobson of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United will take part in a panel discussion, “Waging Democracy: The Politics and Process of Raising the Minimum Wage,” on Monday, Sept. 29 at 4 p.m. in 168C Campus Center.

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In 1946, there was huge-scale destruction of German cities and acute suffering of civilians. After what Germany had done, why should anyone care? Stig Dagerman, a 23-year-old left-radical Swedish journalist, wrote a series of articles from postwar Germany that cold, wet autumn that were later...
Cyrus Mulready, associate professor of English at State University of New York New Paltz, will give a presentation titled “#Shakespeare: Following Falstaff in Early Modern England and Beyond” as part of the Five College Renaissance Seminar series on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 4:30 p.m. at the...
Tom Jordan, a visiting researcher in the astronomy department, will speak on “QuarkNet: Teaching and Learning 21st Century Physics” at a STEM Education Institute seminar on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 4 p.m. in 138 Hasbrouck. Nearly 600 physics teachers from across the U.S. attend one-week,...
A bus trip to New York City is planned for Sunday, Nov. 16. A Travel Kuz coach will leave from Lot 62 on campus at 7 a.m. sharp, but pastries and coffee will be available (at no additional charge), starting a 6:30 a.m. The bus will arrive in the city at approximately 11 a.m. with a rest stop...
The Learning Lab in Tobin Hall is looking for children ages 4 to 7 who have difficulties with hyperactivity to take part in a new study on how children’s brains process emotion. Parents of participants will be asked to do a 20-minute phone interview and to come with their child to the lab...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Sami Fakhouri, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Monday, Sept. 29, 12 p.m., A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Cavitation...

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