Spring 2011 Colloquium Schedule

DATE 

SPEAKER 

AFFILIATION AND TOPIC 

1/07/11

VU Physics and Astronomy Faculty & Staff

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

My Best Science-Related Read of 2010

1/14/11

VU Physics and Astronomy Faculty & Staff

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Still More of Our Favorite Physics Demos!

1/21/11

Dr. Gregory Rakness

University of California, Los Angeles

Exploring Gluon Structure with Quark Probes

1/28/11

 

VU Physics and Astronomy Faculty, Kristie Shaw

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Summer Research Opportunities in 2011

2/04/11

VU Physics and Astronomy Faculty

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Summer Research Opportunities in 2011

2/11/11

2010 Nobel Prize Lecture by Dr. Andrew Geim (Video)

 

University of Manchester

"A Random Walk to Graphene: The 2010 Nobel Prize Lecture in Physics"

MON. 2/21/11

4 PM

Dr. Adam Gibson

 

University of Toronto

"Discovery Physics with Jets at the Large Hadron Collider"

2/25/11

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NO COLLOQUIUM –Spring Recess from Classes

3/04/11

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NO COLLOQUIUM --Spring Recess from Classes

3/11/11

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NO COLLOQUIUM --Spring Recess from Classes

3/18/11

Stacy McCormack, 2011 Indiana Teacher of the Year 

 

Penn High School

"Blond Girls Can't Learn Physics"

3/25/11

Dr. Eric Vaandering (VU 1993)

 

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Probing the Quantum Universe: The LHC and CMS

4/01/11

Dr. David Baran (VU 1983)

Lincoln-Way Central High School, New Lenox, Illinois

"Tales of a Storyteller:  My Observations on Teaching Physics in High School and College"

4/08/11

Dr. Lee Anne Willson

 

Iowa State University, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy

How (and When) Do Stars Lose Mass?

4/15/11

Megan Kania, Zach Nault, Tim Olson, Sam Schaub

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

“Senior Research Project Final Reports”

4/22/11

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NO COLLOQUIUM –Good Friday

4/29/11

Dr. Stan Zygmunt

End of Year Recognition Presentations

Neils Science Center Spring Picnic @ Kirchhoff Park