Spring 2013 Colloquium Schedule

DATE 

SPEAKER 

AFFILIATION AND TOPIC 

1/11/13

Faculty and Staff

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics & Astronomy

"Our Favorite Physics Demos"

1/18/13

Dr. Todd Krauss

Neils Colloquia on Innovative Science (NCIS) Series

University of Rochester, Department of Chemistry

"Nanosicence and Nanotechnology: Where Size Really Does Matter"

1/25/13

 

Physics & Astronomy Faculty

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics & Astronomy

"Summer Research Opportunities in the Physics & Astronomy Dept."

2/01/13

Dr. Mike Kash

Lake Forest College, Department of Physics

"Diode Lasers and Electromagnetically Induced Transparency"

2/08/13

Dr. Haiying He

Michigan Tech University, Department of Physics

"From Green-House Gas to Solar Fuels: Design of Photocatalysts by Computational Approach"

2/14/13

Dr. Dennis Danielson

Kress Lecture Series and Christ College Symposium

University of British Columbia, Department of English

"Reviving Copernicus, revising the Copernican Principle"

2/15/13

Dr. Dennis Danielson

University of British Columbia, Department of English

"What do you mean, 'The Earth Moves'?  Prove it!"

2/19/13

8:30 pm

Dr. Mary Bridget Kustusch

Oregon State University, Department of Physics

"The Beginning and the End: Exploring the transition from representational dependence to representational fluency"

2/22/13

Dr. Mike Samide

Butler University, Department of Chemistry

NCIS – "Using Principles of Civic Engagement to Teach Science: Brownfields, Green Chemistry, and Art"

3/1/13

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NO COLLOQUIUM --Spring Recess from Classes

3/8/13

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NO COLLOQUIUM --Spring Recess from Classes

3/15/13

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NO COLLOQUIUM --Spring Recess from Classes

3/22/13

Dr. Warren Kosman

Valparaiso University, Department of Chemistry

NCIS – "Toward a Better Coordinate System in Which to Solve the Schroedinger Equation for the Helium Atom"

3/29/13

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NO COLLOQUIUM –Good Friday

 

4/5/13

Dr. Patrick Holland

University of Rochester, Department of Chemistry

NCIS - "The Global Nitrogen Cycle and Nitrogen Fixation by Iron Complexes"

4/12/13

Prof. Gary Morris

Valparaiso Unversity, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy and Associate Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

The Tropospheric Ozone Pollution Project (TOPP):  O3 and SO2 Sondes from 2004 - 2012

4/19/13

Dr. Ross Corliss (VU `05)

Dept. of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

NCIS - "Searching for a New Kind of Light"

4/26/13

Senior Students

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics & Astronomy

"Senior Research Project Final Reports"

5/03/13

Senior Students

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics & Astronomy &

Neils Science Center Spring Picnic

"Senior Research Project Proposals & Spring Picnic"