Upcoming Lecture Events

Wednesday, April 24

London Centre for Book Arts: Presentation by founders Simon Goode and Ira Yonemura

Day: April 24 Time: 3 p.m.–4 p.m. Location: Collins Memorial Library, Archives Lecture Room, Second Floor

Based on what was once the heart of London's print industry, the London Centre for Book Arts (LCBA) is an artist-run, open-access studio offering education programs for the community and affordable access to resources for artists and designers. The Centre's mission is to foster and promote book arts and artist-led publishing in the United Kingdom through collaboration, education, distribution, and by providing open-access to printing, binding and publishing facilities. After several years of planning…

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Lecture: "Values and Interests in U.S. Foreign Policy: The Challenge of Democracy Promotion"

Day: April 24 Time: 5 p.m.–6 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

Join us for the second lecture in the Founding Principles in American Foreign Policy Lecture Series.

America's founders envisioned a new experiment in republican government that would not only transform their nation, but would offer up its vibrant democracy as an example to others. Since America's rise as a global power in the 20th century, presidents of both parties have…

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Thursday, April 25

Seminar: "Untangling the Interfacial Details of Biologically and Environmentally Relevant Nanoemulsions"

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

Andrew Carpenter, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oregon, 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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Saturday, April 27

Guest Lecture: Michael Gordin

Day: April 27 Time: 4 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

Professor Gordin is the Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Princeton University, specializing in the history of the modern physical sciences and Russian, European, and American history. The United Nations has declared this the year of the periodic table and Professor Gordin's lecture will discuss the life and chemistry of Dmitrii I. Mendeleev, formulator of the periodic system of chemical elements. This talk is a keynote lecture for the Puget Sound section of the American…

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Thursday, May 2

Seminar: "Behavior in the City: Can We Uncover Personality Traits in Urban Coyotes Using Movement Ecology?"

Day: May 2 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 175

Chris Schell from University of Washington, Tacoma, 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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