Upcoming Events

Monday, August 21, 2017

The Great American Eclipse at Notre Dame


Location: Jordan Hall of Science

Solar Eclipse 250

On August 21, 2017, the shadow of the moon will draw a path across the continental United States, from Oregon to South Carolina. On campus we will see the moon obscure about 89% of the sun at maximum coverage. Join the College of Science and the Physics Department at the sundial in front of Jordan Hall of Science for a telescope's view of the eclipse, free eclipse viewing glasses (while supplies last) and a few experts to answer your questions about eclipses, the sun, and the days events.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Sub-Second Tsunamis: What Wall Street Can Teach Us About Neurological Disorders


Location: 101 Jordan Hall of Science

How fast can you blink your eye, or clap your hands? Professor Neil Johnson, University of Miami, will discuss one such ultrafast electronic system which is closer to home than you might think. But he also describes how improving our understanding of this system can help our understanding of potentially all others. And this includes the most complex network system of them all—the human brain.

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

Welcome to the Tidyverse


Location: 101 Jordan Hall of Science

Hadley Wickham has been a prime mover in releasing R upon the masses, enabling hordes of unsuspecting would-be researchers the ability to process and visualize data in ways they never dreamed of.  The tidyverse is the culmination of years of effort in the R language, a universe of packages that facilitate a grammar of data, graphics, and modeling that allows even beginners to speak the language of data science fluently.  Author of several books on programming and dozens(!) of R packages that are among the most widely used in the realm of data, Hadley Wickham invites you personally to experience the thrill of diving deep into data, discovering unknown treasures, and coming out on the other side with a fuller understanding of the way in which the world works! Join us for a casual evening of computing comradery.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Half a Century: 50 years of One Hundred Years of Solitude

Location: Rome Global Gateway

November 30 – December 2, 2017


Cien años de soledad (1967), by the Nobel laureate Gabriel García-Márquez, is the best-known Latin American novel of the twentieth-century. In recognition of the 50th anniversary of its publication, this symposium will convene its most engaging established and rising scholarly interpreters. This symposium will ask its participants for critical reflection, not homage. After 50 years, 35 translations, and 30 million copies, it is high time for a re-assessment of the cultural politics of this novel. Seeking formulations of and reflections on new questions about the historical, material and philosophical problems that the novel raises, the meeting will have the goal to set a new agenda for the continued study of Latin America’s most prominent novel, one that both reflects on the history of interpretations of the novel and contemplates how the novel can speak to us anew today. …

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