Visiting artist Jason Danielson will present a lecture in the Musically Speaking series, titled "The Role of Soul: Stax Records and the Civil Rights Movement in Memphis, Tennessee." This event is free and open to the public.
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Faculty artist Alexander Pershounin, double bass, will present a recital with repertoire and additional collaborators to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
RRTTC will host a reading and discussion of "Clean Tech Nation." Six facilitators will lead discussions about how the U.S. can lead in the new global economy.
The following students are pursuing Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in their respective emphasis areas and are exhibiting new artwork to fulfill graduation requirements: Travis Gingerich (ceramics), Zach Leonard (drawing), and Dana Potter (printmaking). Opening Reception: Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.
Pulizer-prize winning author Sonia Nazario will speak about her book "Enrique's Journey" as well as current issues regarding immigration.
"Internship Experiences," several earth and environmental science majors will describe their diverse intership experiences and provide helpful advice for current student seeking to find and excel in such activities. Internships are an integral part of the major programs in earth and environmental science, which have in the past led to long term employment in a wide range of fields.
Half-Masted presents improvised comedy at the Bertha Martin Theatre. There will be two shows with a special guest at each show. The guest for the 7 p.m. show will be Bill Ruud!; state senator Jeff Danielson will be the special guest for the 9 p.m. show.
Chris Dockendorff, assistant professor at Marquette University, will present "Too Many Channels to Choose From: Using Chemistry to Control Protease-Activated Receptors."
Min Lee, math department, will present "Cohen-Kuznetsov liftings of quasimodular forms."
Xia Liping, dean and professor of the Institute of International and Public Affairs, Tongji University, China, will present "Climate Change and China's Strategic Interests in the Arctic." The lecture is co-hosted by the ARCTICenter, the Department of Geography and the Department of Political Science.