For the spring semester of 2018 Sigma Xi will be meeting on Tuesdays for lunch in McConnell Auditorium. from January 30 though May 3. Talks begin at approximately 12:10 pm and are open to all faculty, staff, and students. A complimentary lunch is offered in McConnell Foyer.
The schedule will be revised as talks are added.
Schedule for Spring 2018
|January 30||Kevin Shea Chemistry||Young Library process discussion|
|February 6||Paul Wetzel Center for the Environment||Forest Conservation by Small Landholders in Latin America|
|February 13||Bruce Hawkins Physics||Human Impact on Mountain Landscapes in Asia, Europe, and America|
|February 20||Ann Masten ’73 Child Development University of Minnesota||
Resilience in Development: Progress and Promise
Location change for this talk: Conference Center, Paradise Room (upstairs)
Bob Newton Paul Wetzel Center for the Environment
|Campus Weather Data to Study Climate Change: An On-Line Data Resource|
|March 6||Adam Hall Neuroscience||
In Search of a Novel Anesthetic
|March 13||No Talk||Spring Recess|
|March 20||Alex Barron Environmental Science||
What can carbon tax models teach us?
|March 27||Bosiljka Glumac Geosciences||
Stone use by the pre-Columbian Maya people in and around the city of Mayapán on the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico
|April 3||Floyd Cheung Sherrerd Center||How Do People Learn?: Three Ideas from the Learning Sciences|
|April 10||Sigma Xi||Annual Meeting|
|April 17||Miles Ott Statistics||
Statistical Analysis of Social Networks
Creating Online Learning Tools from the Ground Up
|May 1||Nessy Tania Mathematics & Statistics||Understanding Patterns Using Mathematical Models of Animal Social Interactions|