Fall 2011 Colloquium Schedule


DATE 

SPEAKER 

AFFILIATION AND TOPIC 

8/26/11

Dr. Stan Zygmunt

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Welcome!

9/02/11

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Neils Science Center Fall Picnic

Picnic information

9/09/11

 

Dr. Mark Schlossman

Neils Colloquia on Innovative Science (NCIS) Series

University of Illinois, Chicago

New Developments in Liquid Interfacial Nanoscience

9/16/11

 

Summer Research Students

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

 “Summer Undergraduate Research in Physics & Astronomy at Valparaiso University

9/23/11

Dr. Michael Pellin

NCIS Series

Argonne National Lab

Atomic Layer Deposition: a surface science synthesis route to new materials to meet our energy needs

9/30/11

Dr. Grant Krafft (VU '76)

(2 PM)

NCIS Series and Pre-Medical Arts Homecoming Colloquium

Chairman & CSO Acumen Pharmaceuticals

Drug Discovery Challenges on the Road to an Alzheimer’s Disease Cure

10/07/11

Dr. Neal Haskell

 

NCIS Series

St. Joseph’s College

Bugs Never Lie

10/14/11

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NO COLLOQUIUM --Fall Recess from Classes

Thursday

10/20/11

Dr. Margaret Race

Public Lecture 7:30 – 8:30 pm in NSC 234

SETI Institute

“Are We Alone? Searching for Life in the Universe”

10/21/11

Dr. Margaret Race

NCIS Series

SETI Institute

Astrobiology, Life, and Space Exploration:  Interdisciplinary Research and Technology in the Real World

10/28/11

Summer Research Students

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

 “Summer Undergraduate Research in Physics & Astronomy at Valparaiso University

11/04/11

Dr. Nick Sterling

 

Michigan State University

Nucleosynthesis of Trans-Iron Elements Through the Eyes of Nebular Spectroscopy

11/11/11

Dr. Garon Smith

 

NCIS Series

University of Montana

Honey Bees: Flying Chemical Detectors

11/18/11

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NO COLLOQUIUM --Thanksgiving Recess from Classes

11/25/11

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NO COLLOQUIUM --Thanksgiving Recess from Classes

12/02/11

Dr. Hal Spinka

 

High Energy Division, Argonne National Laboratory

"The Dark Energy Survey"

12/09/11

Ben Barber, Gavin Grillo, Samantha Schwartz, Kristie Shaw

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Senior Research Projects