Fall 2008 Colloquium Schedule
DATE SPEAKER AFFILIATION AND TOPIC
8/29/08 Dr. Stan Zygmunt Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy "Welcome!”
9/05/08 --------------- Neils Science Center Fall Picnic

Picnic information

9/12/08 Dr.Bruce Hrivnak Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Spectroscopy of Dying Stars"

9/18/08

(Thursday)

Dr. Eric Adelberger

Kress Lecture, 6:30 pm

Neils 234

University of Washington, Department of Physics

Testing Einstein’s Happiest Idea By Watching Things Fall Sideways

9/19/08 Dr. Eric Adelberger University of Washington, Department of Physics

“Extra Dimensions and Short-Distance Gravity”

9/26/08

Dan Brandt, Ansel Hillmer

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

"Summer Undergraduate Research”

10/03/08 Dr. John Monnier University of Michigan, Department of Astronomy

“Imaging the Surface of Stars Beyond the Sun”

10/10/08

Dr. David Grosnick '77
Homecoming Colloquium

Ball State University, Department of Physics & Astronomy
"What is PhysTEC? The Preparation of Future Physics Teachers"

10/17/08 --------------- NO COLLOQUIUM --President Heckler’s Inauguration (2:15 pm)

10/24/08 --------------- NO COLLOQUIUM --Fall Recess from Classes

10/31/08 Megan Kania, Tim Olson, Nate Kellams Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

"Summer Undergraduate Research”

11/07/08

Dr. Mark Manley

Kent State University, Department of Physics & Astronomy
"Multichannel Partial-Wave Analysis of Antikaon-Nucleon Scattering"

11/14/08 Dr. Robert Palumbo Valparaiso University, Department of Mechanical Engineering

“The Solar Thermal Electrolysis Project (STEP): An Introduction and Status Report”

11/21/08 --------------- NO COLLOQUIUM --Thanksgiving Recess from Classes

11/28/08 --------------- NO COLLOQUIUM --Thanksgiving Recess from Classes

12/05/08 Ansel Hillmer, Dan Trubey, Ryan McGuire, Chris Wagner Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Senior Research Projects

12/12/08 Callista Steele, Erin Lueck, Andy Piccirilli Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Senior Research Projects