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Lecture educates on genome encryption

Lecture educates on genome encryption

Lauter used analogies to make her lecture easier to understand. Photo by Emma Gilshannon On Thursday, Sept. 21, Kristin Lauter returned to Lawrence to give a talk in the McDougal Lecture series titled “How to Keep Your Genome Secret”. She earned her BA, Master of Science and PhD all from the University of Chicago. So,

Sydia Reyes gives inspiring lecture to Spanish students

On Tuesday, Sept. 19, artist Sydia Reyes gave a lecture titled “Art as Urban Transcendence.” Reyes is a distinguished artist and sculptor from Caracas, Venezuela. Her works focus on political, ecological and societal complications that leave an impact on all viewers, but are especially relevant to urban life around the world. Located in the Wriston

Final Povolny lecture of year educates on trade in Africa

Momodu Maligi wrapped up the lecture with a Q&A session. Photos by Emily Midyette. In the final lecture of the Povolny Lecture Series of 2016-2017, Momodu Maligi ‘04 explained the state of politics and the necessity of expanding trade in his country of Sierra Leone. The lecture took place in Steitz Hall Room 102 on

André de Quadros gives guest lecture on arts in the global community

André de Quadros speaks in Harper Hall. Photo by Taylor Blackson. On Monday, May 8, the multi-talented André de Quadros held a guest lecture in Harper Hall, entitled, “Music, Peace, and Justice: Projects and Challenges.” A conductor, ethnomusicologist, human rights editor and Professor of Music at Boston University, de Quadros flew in from Australia the

Biology lecture educates students on reverse ecology

Anne Pringle gives the final Recent Advances in Biology lecture of Fall Term. Photo by Emily Midyette On Monday, Nov. 7, students packed an auditorium in the Thomas A. Steitz Hall of Science for the last lecture of the “Recent Advances in Biology” series of the term. This week’s presentation was given by Associate Professor

Spoerl lecture informs about wildlife conservation and public health

On the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 26, Kevin J. Olival, Associate Vice President for Research at EcoHealth Alliance presented a lecture titled “Forecasting and Preventing Viral Zoonoses: Integrating Wildlife Conservation and Public Health Research.” This lecture is the second installation in the Spoerl Lecture Series in Science and Society, which is co-sponsored by the Recent

Vaaler encourages entrepreneurship in lecture

On Monday, Oct. 17, Associate Professor and John and Bruce Mooty Chair in Law & Business Paul M. Vaaler from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota presented a lecture entitled “Migrants and Venture Investment in Developing Countries: How are they related?” in the Thomas A. Steitz Hall of Science at 4:30

Visiting lecturer discusses moral quandaries in geoengineering

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, Bjornar Egede-Nissen, from the department of political science at the University of Western Ontario, gave a lecture titled “Geoengineering: Ethically Challenged, Politically Impossible?” in Steitz Hall of Science. The lecture covered a brief introduction to geoengineering, its ethical challenges and the political difficulties faced by geoengineering. According to the lecture, geoengineering

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