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For the spring semester of 2015 Sigma Xi will be meeting on Tuesdays for lunch in McConnell Auditorium. from January 27 though April 28. Talks begin at approximately 12:10 pm and are open to all faculty and staff and students. A complimentary lunch is offered in McConnell Foyer.

The schedule will be revised as talks are added.

Schedule for Spring 2015


January 27
No Talk
Canceled Because of Snowstorm
February 3
Kevin Shea
Chemistry
Synthesizing Analogs of Neurolenin: Course-Based Research in Organic Chemistry II
February 10
Virginia Hayssen
Biological Sciences
Arctic Perspectives
February 17
Cynthia Bearer
Smith Medalist
Environmentalist in the NICU
February 24
Kathleen McCartney
President
Canceled because of Family Emergency
Child Care, Child Outcomes & Child Policy
Paul Voss
Engineering
Drones on Campus: What the FAAs New Rules Could Mean for Academic Research
March 3
Judy Hawkins
Physics '81
Through the Lens of Comet 67/P
March 10
Michael Barresi
Biological Sciences
From Disaster to Development to Deep Learning: Fostering a mutualistic relationship between research and teaching in BIO303 a Course Based Research Experience.
March 17
Spring Recess
No Talk
March 24
Gary Felder
Physics
What You Can Learn About Chaos and Quantum Mechanics by Playing in a Sandbox
March 31
Robert Merritt
Biology
Effects of controlled burns on mercury cycling in the Ossipee Pine Barrens, New Hampshire
April 7
Kate Clancy
Anthropology, Univ. Illinois
Obstacles to Women's Access
Related Blog
April 14
Sigma Xi
Annual Meeting
April 21
Andrew J. Guswa
Engineering
Quenching our Thirst: Water Resources in a Changing World
April 28
Bruce Hawkins
Physics
Take a Hike! How Humans Dominate the Landscape (or not)

Have any questions, comments or suggestions for Sigma Xi talks?
Feel free to contact your Sigma Xi program chair; Bruce Hawkins, bhawkins@smith.edu