Upcoming Lecture Events

Wednesday, October 17

“Defining the Present Perfect Tense of I.M. Pei's Architectural Space”

Day: October 17 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 175

This talk will be delivered by Professor Delin Lai, University of Louisville. Professor Lai will use three masterpieces designed by I.M. Pei, a renowned Chinese American architect and the Pritzker Awardee, to introduce ancient and modern gardens in Japan and China.

Pei is a modernist master whose distinctive architectural language not only features geometric forms but also…

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Thursday, October 18

Seminar: "Assessment of Altered Lipid Homeostasis in Human Diseases by Mass Spectrometry​"

Day: October 18 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 175

Libin Xu, assistant professor in the department of medicinal chemistry at University of Washington, will present this talk.

Thompson Hall Science and Mathematics Seminars, held on a regular basis since 1978, focus on topics in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) presented by faculty members, students, and invited guest speakers. Each lecture is followed by discussion opportunities. Refreshments are provided.

Free and open to the public.

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Thursday, October 25

Seminar: "Snapping Shrimps as a Model System to Explore Marine Biodiversity"

Day: October 25 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 175

Kristin Hultgren, from the biology department at Seattle University, will present this talk.

Thompson Hall Science and Mathematics Seminars, held on a regular basis since 1978, focus on topics in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) presented by faculty members, students, and invited guest speakers. Each lecture is followed by discussion opportunities. Refreshments are provided.

Free and open to the public.

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Monday, October 29

Tinkertopia in the Makerspace

Day: October 29 Time: 4 p.m.–5 p.m. Location: Collins Memorial Library, Makerspace (Lower Level)

Darcy Mitchell from Tinkertopia will visit and discuss the creative process and how Tinkertopia came to exist. Tinkertopia is a creative reuse organization located downtown on Pacific Avenue that encourages innovation and recycling.

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Thursday, November 1

Seminar: "The State of the Climate: 2018"

Day: November 1 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 175

Steven Neshyba and Barry Goldstein, from the departments of chemistry and geology, will present this talk.

Thompson Hall Science and Mathematics Seminars, held on a regular basis since 1978, focus on topics in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) presented by faculty members, students, and invited guest speakers. Each lecture is followed by discussion opportunities. Refreshments are provided.

Free and open to the public.

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Thursday, November 8

Seminar: "Cancer evolution: Lessons from Barrett’s Esophagus"

Day: November 8 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 175

Thomas Paulson, senior staff scientist in the Seattle Barrett's Esophagus Program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, will present this talk.

Thompson Hall Science and Mathematics Seminars, held on a regular basis since 1978, focus on topics in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) presented by faculty members, students, and invited guest speakers. Each lecture is followed by discussion opportunities. Refreshments are provided.

Free and open to the public.

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Thursday, November 15

Seminar: "Chasing Glaciers: Life History and Phenotypic Changes Associated with Life at High Elevation in Western Fence Lizards (Sceloporus occidentalis) in Yosemite National Park"

Day: November 15 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 175

Sima Bouzid, from the biology department at University of Washington, will present this talk.

Thompson Hall Science and Mathematics Seminars, held on a regular basis since 1978, focus on topics in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) presented by faculty members, students, and invited guest speakers. Each lecture is followed by discussion opportunities. Refreshments are provided.

Free and open to the public.

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Monday, November 26
Tickets Required

Daedalus Dinner: "Bullies, Breakups, and Bystanders: How Technology Affects and Reflects Social Life"

Day: November 26 Time: 6 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Murray Boardroom

Nick Brody, assistant professor of communication studies, will deliver this Daedalus Lecture.

Four times each year, the Puget Sound Daedalus Society sponsors an evening of scholarship, debate, and dinner, at which colleagues can become familiar with each other’s areas of research and expertise. Established at Puget Sound in the 1970s, the Daedalus Dinner has become a popular mainstay of the campus calendar covering a wide range of programs and topics. Dinners are open to faculty and staff members…

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Thursday, November 29

Seminar: "Comprehensive Identification of HIV Envelope Mutations that Permit Infection of Rhesus macaque"

Day: November 29 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 175

Jeremy Roop, postdoctoral fellow at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, will present this talk.

Thompson Hall Science and Mathematics Seminars, held on a regular basis since 1978, focus on topics in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) presented by faculty members, students, and invited guest speakers. Each lecture is followed by discussion opportunities. Refreshments are provided.

Free and open to the public.

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