"The Winneshiek Lagerstatte and Decorah Impact Structure - An Unusual Setting for Exceptional Fossil Preservation", by Huaibao (Paul) Liu, University of Iowa, IIHR, Iowa Geological Survey. There will be discussion of recent findings in northeastern Iowa, including fossils of large (2-meter long) sea creatures associated with a recently recognized impact structure around the Decorah area.
Executive Vice President and Provost
Rui He, physics, will present Raman Spectroscopy of van der Waals Materials
This event has been postponed. The event will be rescheduled in the spring 2016 semester.
The College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation. Three hundred and ninety eight students have satisfied requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program, and are invited to participate in the formal ceremony, the official induction of
students into that field of study. Len Froyen, professor emeritus, Educational Psychology and Foundations, will deliver the convocation address. Jim Wohlpart, provost and executive vice resident for academic affairs, will perform official duties. Parents and friends of the candidates are invited as well as faculty and administrators. A reception will follow in the GBPAC lobby.
Michael Greenlief, Department of Chemistry at the University of Missouri-Columbia, will present "Mass Spectrometry and Protein Identification."
Paul Griner will talk about his new books: the short story collection Hurry Please I Want To Know and the thriller Second Life. Griner is the author of the acclaimed novels Collectors and The German Woman and the story collection Follow Me. He teaches creative writing at the University of Louisville.
Join us for the first of our annual CROW (Current Research on Women & Gender) events. Barbara Lounsberry will present on the legacy of British writer Virginia Woolf.
Kimryn Rathmell, director of the Division of Hematology and Oncology and professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University, will present "The Exciting State of Affairs for Drug Development in Cancer: 2015."
Kimryn Rathmell, director of the Division of Hematology and Oncology and professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University, will present "Examining the Genetic and Epigenetic Features of Kidney Cancer."
Join us for a great magic show featuring science demonstrations performed by the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society. After the show enjoy ice cream made with liquid nitrogen. Shows begin at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.