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Sigma Xi Events 2010-11

Photos from the Annual Sigma Xi Awards Banquet, April 2011:

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Presentation by Prof. Vartanian

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Abdullah Eroglu, Engineering, 2011 Researcher of the Year

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Lesa Vartanian, Psychology, 2011 Science Teacher of the Year

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Student award winners

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Second Science Café event of Winter/Spring 2011

  • Solomon Isiorho and Aranzazu Pinan-Llamas

  • IPFW Department of Geosciences

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2011.

Cracks, Joints, Faults, Earthquakes, and Japan

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Drs. Isiorho and Pinan-Llamas gave a brief presentation on geology and the science of earthquakes.  Then the rest of the hour was for questions and group discussion.

 

Location: Firefly Coffee House, 3523 North Anthony Blvd.

 

First Science Café event of Winter/Spring 2011

  • Jordan Marshall
    IPFW Department of Biology
  • Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011.

The Merit of Native Plants in the Woods and the Garden

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Dr. Marshall will give a brief presentation on plant biology and gardening. Then the rest of the hour will be for questions and group discussion.

The presentation will begin at 6:30 pm, with questions and discussions for about an hour.

Location: Firefly Coffee House, 3523 North Anthony Blvd.

 

 

Second Science Café event of Fall 2010

  • Carl Drummond
    Dean of the IPFW College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Geosciences
  • Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010.

The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming

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What is it? How does it occur?

Dr. Drummond will give a brief presentation on the science of climate change. Then the rest of the hour will be for questions and group discussion.

The presentation was at 6:30 pm, with questions and discussions for about an hour.

Location: Firefly Coffee House, 3523 North Anthony Blvd.

Stay tuned for more information on future Science Café events.

First Science Café event of the Fall 2010 Season

  • Regina Leffers
    Ph.D., IPFW Director of the Center for the Built Environment
  • Matt Kubik
    Architect, IPFW Professor of Interior Design
  • Pat Ashton
    Ph.D., IPFW Professor of Sociology

Enter the Green Age:

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Transforming Life Choices in the 21st Century

Professors Leffers, Kubik, and Ashton will give a brief presentation on the ideas they develop in their book, The Green Age: Transforming Life Choices for the 21st Century. The rest of the hour will be for questions and discussion.

The presentation was at 6:30 pm, Monday, October 18, 2010, with questions and conversation for about an hour.

Distinguished Lecturer-IPFW College of Arts and Sciences:
Eugenie C. Scott

"Why the Fuss about Darwin and Evolution?"

Information Display at the Fall 2010 IPFW faculty convocation

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