Upcoming Events

Monday, September 25, 2017

Special Colloquium: The Nature of Dark Matter with Prof. Lisa Randall, Harvard University

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Location: 123 Nieuwland Science Hall

The Nature of Dark Matter

Lisa Randall
Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science  
Harvard University

Professor Randall will discuss possibilities for dark matter, focusing on her recent work on how astronomical measurements can give insights into dark matter’s interactions.

Originally published at physics.nd.edu

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A Conversation with Lisa Randall -- public lecture

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Location: Washington Hall

Randall 2017 Poster

 

A renowned scientist and author, Professor Lisa Randall studies theoretical particle physics and cosmology at Harvard University. Her research connects theoretical insights to puzzles in our current understanding of the properties and interactions of matter, as well as exploring ways to experimentally test these ideas at the Large Hadron Collider and elsewhere. …

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Our Universe Revealed: Getting the Lead Out: Reducing South Bend's exposure to environmental lead

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Location: 101 Jordan Hall

Presenter: Graham Peaslee, professor, Marya Lieberman, professor, and Heidi Beidinger, assistant professional specialist

Like many U.S. cities, South Bend has a high number of children with blood lead levels above the threshold where public health intervention is recommended by CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). This current problem exists despite it being three decades since the removal of lead from gasoline and house paint. This leaves the outstanding question: where is this lead coming from?…

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Postgraduate Service Fair

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Location: Joyce Center Concourse, 2nd Floor (Heritage Hall)

Representatives from about 50 nonprofit service organizations will be on campus from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27  on the Joyce Center Concourse, second floor, to talk to students about postgraduate service opportunities in:
  • Business/Communications
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Policy/Advocacy/Civil Rights

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Cities Fighting Climate Change

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Location: Jordan 101

Mayors

Pete Buttigieg, now in his second term as mayor of South Bend, and James Brainard, the six-term mayor of Carmel, Indiana, will discuss their economic and policy approaches to addressing climate change, and how this critical issue fits into their overall strategy for building thriving and resilient cities.…

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Friday, September 29, 2017

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Expanding Dr. Hofman's Vision of Medical and Surgical Care from Haiti to Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: New Recruits and Frontiers for "Emil's Army"

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Location: Raclin-Carmichael Hall Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend

Join us before the Miami (Ohio) game for an enlightening talk: Expanding Dr. Hofman’s Vision of Medical and Surgical Care from Haiti to Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: New Recruits and Frontiers for “Emil’s Army”

Speakers: Steven McTigue MD (‘72), Donny Zimmer MD (’04) Rima Abu-Hamdan BA, Maher Abu-Hamdan MD, Ismail Al-Ani MD…

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Big Data and Analytics, Robotics, and the Future of the Actuary

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Location: 127 Hayes-Healy

October 2, 2017
5:30 pm
127 Hayes-Healy

Jeff Huddleston
ASA, MAAA, CERA

Jeff is a Manager in the Insurance Services consulting practice at Deloitte Consulting LLP based out of the Chicago office. Jeff is a life and annuity product development and pricing actuary by trade. Recently, Jeff has worked extensively in the application of predictive analytics to core operations for life insurance and annuity manufacturers. Jeff has led many engagements with both traditional life insurance company clients and other non-traditional clients to apply actuarial and analytics concepts into client strategy, operations, and product offerings. Prior to joining Deloitte, Jeff worked for a major domestic life and annuity manufacturer in a variey of product development ,pricing, and risk management roles.…

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Third annual STEMentorship Program

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Location: LaFortune ballroom

The Association for Women in Science - Notre Dame chapter (AWIS) is organizing the third annual STEMentorship Program on October 2. This program focuses on connecting undergraduate women in STEM fields with graduate students for professional development, networking, and an exchange of ideas with experienced peers. It provides an excellent opportunity to network, develop new skills, and explore career opportunities for individuals at early stages of their academic careers. In the school year 2016-2017, STEMentorship facilitated mentorship and professional development to 139 students at Notre Dame. Please see the STEMentorship webpage

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Wind, Solar, and Finding a Career in Energy

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Location:

Hamson

Gues speaker Joni Hamson is the Director of Business Development at EDF Renewable Energy. In this role, she identifies and develops new and existing business lines within the renewable energy arena. 

When Ms. Hamson graduated with a degree in electrical engineering, she never expected to end up where she is today. She will share her personal story about finding her place in an energy career and talk about the present and future of renewable energy in the US.…

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Life Sciences Symposium: Bridging the Gap from Bench to Bedside

Location: The Morris Inn

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
8:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.


The Life Sciences Symposium is led and organized by graduate students in the Department of Biological Sciences. The purpose of this symposium is to provide opportunities for graduate students to interact with prominent scientists and to highlight the cutting-edge research being done on campus in addition to fostering collaborations that had not previously existed. The symposium has been generously supported by the Ar-Hale Family Foundation to promote biological inquiry and professional development of trainees.…

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Life Sciences Symposium

Location: Morris Inn

The Life Sciences Symposium is led and organized by graduate students in the Department of Biological Sciences. The purpose of this symposium is to provide opportunities for graduate students to interact with prominent scientists and to highlight the cutting-edge research being done on campus in addition to fostering collaborations that had not previously existed. The symposium has been generously supported by the Ar-Hale Family Foundation to promote biological inquiry and professional development of trainees.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Taming the Pharmakon: A Workshop on Improving Pharmaceutical Science

Location: Rome Global Gateway

October 12 – 14, 2017

The world Pharmaceuticals industry enters a dramatic juncture in its long history, beset on all sides by critics of its funding and ethics. This workshop seeks to bring together scholars from STS, history of science, and health policy to finally confront the questions: What plausibly can be done to reform Big Pharma? Has 50 years of Pharma innovation so transformed the nature of science that there is no going back? 

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Taming the Pharmakon: A Workshop on Improving Pharmaceutical Science

Location: Rome Global Gateway

October 12 – 14, 2017

The world Pharmaceuticals industry enters a dramatic juncture in its long history, beset on all sides by critics of its funding and ethics. This workshop seeks to bring together scholars from STS, history of science, and health policy to finally confront the questions: What plausibly can be done to reform Big Pharma? Has 50 years of Pharma innovation so transformed the nature of science that there is no going back? 

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Taming the Pharmakon: A Workshop on Improving Pharmaceutical Science

Location: Rome Global Gateway

October 12 – 14, 2017

The world Pharmaceuticals industry enters a dramatic juncture in its long history, beset on all sides by critics of its funding and ethics. This workshop seeks to bring together scholars from STS, history of science, and health policy to finally confront the questions: What plausibly can be done to reform Big Pharma? Has 50 years of Pharma innovation so transformed the nature of science that there is no going back? 

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Sunday, October 22, 2017

5th Annual ND-LEEF Science Sunday

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Location: St. Patrick's County Park

Come learn about the current research at the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility. 

From aquatic studies, stream flow and eDNA, to groundwater protection, you can chat with ND scientists who are exploring these topics. Hands-on exhibits for kids!

Originally published at environmentalchange.nd.edu

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Monday, October 23, 2017