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Calendar of Events
 
Spring 2015 Download PDF

Apr 7
Neuroscience Seminar, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, Elmore Auditorium.
Dr. Achim Klug, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Title: “Fast neural inhibition in the auditory brain stem helps us function at a cocktail party”
Supported by the Davimos Family Endowment for Excellence in Science and Life Science Initiative Jupiter
Questions? Contact Janet Blanks (blanks@fau.edu). To subscribe to the seminar email list, send request to Rhona Frankel (frankel@ccs.fau.edu).
 
Apr 8
OURI Student Workshop, 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m., Boca GS 214B, Video Conferenced to Davie West LA148, Jupiter SR275, and Harbor Branch, LE103
Title: “How to get started in Research and Creative Activities”
Questions? Email ouri@fau.edu or call 561-297-6874
 
Apr 8
OURI Student Workshop, 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m., Davie West LA132
Title: Preparing for Graduate School
Questions? Email ouri@fau.edu or call 561-297-6874
 
Apr 8
OURI Student Workshop, 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m., Boca GS 214B, Video Conferenced to Jupiter SR275, Davie West LA148, and Harbor Branch, LE103
Title: “Preparing for Graduate School”
Questions? Email ouri@fau.edu or call 561-297-6874
 
Apr 8
CMBB Seminar, 4:00-5:00PM, EE106, VC to Jupiter SR-268
Speaker: Jim Mills
Host: Patricia Keating
Title: TBA
Supported by the Davimos Family Endowment for Excellence in Science and the CMBB Foundation
Please contact Marjorie Cazeau (mcazeau@fau.edu) for more information.
 
Apr 9
Harbor Branch Ocean Research Colloquium, 12:00 p.m., Harbor Branch LE 103, Video Conferenced to Jupiter AD 222, Davie West LA148, and Boca PS226
Speaker: Matt Ajemian, Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, a candidate for the faculty position in Fish Biology/Ecology at HBOI.
Title: “Fisheries Ecology in a Changing Ocean: Altered Food Webs, New Habitats, and Fuzzy Boundaries”
Questions? Contact Dennis Hanisak, dhanisak@fau.edu
 
Apr 10
Geosciences Colloquium Series, noon – 1:20 p.m., Boca, SE 457, Video Conferenced to Davie West 327
Speaker: Michael Yustin, Project Manager, Engineering Department, Martin County Board of County Commissioners
Title: “The Restoration of the Cypress Creek Watershed”
For more information about this series, contact Dave Warburton at warburto@fau.edu.
 
Apr 10
Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Student Seminar, 3:00p.m., Boca, PS 226
Speaker: Joseph Dixon, Graduate Student, Florida Atlantic University
Title: “Fast Response and High Sensitivity Europium Metal Organic framework Fluorescent Probe with Chelating Terpyridine Sites for Fe3+”
Questions? Contact Patricia Snyder: synder@fau.edu
 
Apr 10
Math Sciences Colloquium, 4:00 p.m., Boca, SE 215.
Speaker: Dmitry Khavinson, Ph.D. (USF)
Title: “From C.-F. Gauss to A. Einstein, from algebra to astrophysics and relativity via complex analysis”
Abstract: http://math.fau.edu/markus/abs2.html
For more information about this series, Markus Schmidmeier: markusschmidmeier@gmail.com
Refreshments served.
 
Apr 14
Special Math colloquium for students, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Boca, GS 208
Speaker: Dr. Michael Dorff, Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics and BYU
Title: “How Math is making Hollywood movies better”
Questions? Contact Erik Lundberg (elundber@fau.edu).
 
Apr 15
Harbor Branch Ocean Research Colloquium, 12:00 p.m., Harbor Branch LE 247, Video Conferenced to Jupiter AD 222, Davie West LA148, and Boca SC 141
Speaker: Mark Albins, Ph.D., Auburn University, a candidate for the faculty position in Fish Biology/Ecology at HBOI.
Title: “Invasive Pacific Red Lionfish: Evaluating Effects on Native Fishes and Effectiveness of Control Efforts”
Questions? Contact Dennis Hanisak, dhanisak@fau.edu
 
Apr 17
2nd annual Battle of the Chemistry Clubs, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Boca, PS 226
FAU Chemistry Club will be hosting the 2nd annual Battle of the Chemistry Clubs in South Florida. This event is sponsored through a competitive grant from the American Chemical Society (ACS). This year FAU will be hosting Nova Southeastern University and Barry University ACS Chemistry Clubs.
Event location is: Boca, PS 226 for a kick-off lunch at 11:00 a.m. The, at 12:00 p.m. Organic Chemistry Laboratories (PS 237 and PS 239) for hands-on events followed by Chemistry Jeopardy and awards ceremony in PS 226.
We welcome all FAU students and faculty to spectate (and cheer our team on!) and join us for a light lunch.
Questions? Contact Evonne Rezler erezler@fau.edu
 
Apr 17
Geosciences Colloquium Series, noon – 1:20 p.m., Boca, SE 457, Video Conferenced to Davie West 327
Speaker: Sarah Kruse, School of Geosciences, University of South Florida.
Title: “Near-Surface Geophysical studies in Karst and Volcanoes”.
For more information about this series, contact Dave Warburton at warburto@fau.edu.
 
Apr 20
Physics Colloquium, 2:00 p.m., SE 319
Speaker: Stavros G. Demos, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Title: “Imaging tissue structures at clinically relevant spatial resolution using optical contrast mechanisms”
Questions? Contact Zia Smith, zasmith@fau.edu
 
Apr 21
Mathematics & Physics Colloquium, 11:00 a.m., Boca, SE 319
Speaker: David McGoveran (Alternative Technologies)
Title: “Surely You Must Be Joking, Sir Eddington!”
Questions? Contact Zia Smith, zasmith@fau.edu
 
Apr 29
Future Doctors Reception, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Faculty Club
The Pre-Health Professions office is hosting this annual event to honor the graduating seniors who have been accepted to medical, dental and veterinary school. For more information contact Jodiene Johnson at johnsonj@fau.edu.
 
May 2
Science Olympiad- Elementary
More than 300 elementary school students from the area participate in this competition devoted to improving the quality of science education, increasing student interest in science, and providing recognition for outstanding achievement in science education by both students and teachers. Volunteers are needed. Sponsorship opportunities available. http://www.science.fau.edu/scienceolympiad/so_new_002.htm
 
May 5
Mini Math Day
The Mathematical Sciences Department will one whole grade from a local elementary school to participate in a program of math-related fun and games. This "Mini-Math Day," which began in 2008, is designed to promote mathematical excellence and inspire mathematical talent early in our youth. http://www.math.fau.edu/outreach/MiniMathDay.html.
 
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