Friday, 02 Feb 2018
Seminar: Geological & Atmospheric Sciences
"When ice motion goes seismic: is glacier sliding similar to failure on earthquake faults?" by Dr. Slawomir Tulaczyk, Univ of California, Santa Cruz, CA
Monday, 05 Feb 2018
Lecture: Banking on Women
Jessica Schnabel heads the International Finance Corporation's Banking on Women Program, where she works with financial institutions all over the world providing loans to support women entrepreneurs.
Friday, 09 Feb 2018
Lecture: Another Planetary
Neyran Turan, an assistant professor of architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, and a partner in NEMESTUDIO, will present her research and current work related to climate change, resource extraction, materiality and waste.
Monday, 12 Feb 2018
Lecture: The Art of Language Invention
A linguist by training, David J. Peterson offers an overview of language creation, covering its history from Tolkien's creations and Klingon to today's global community of conlangers. He will share stories of how he built Dothraki and Valyrian (Game of Thrones) and discuss the essential tools necessary for inventing and evolving new languages. The Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics.
Thursday, 15 Feb 2018
Lecture: Nanoparticles in Consumer Products, Should We Be Concerned?
Alexander Orlov is an associate professor of materials science and engineering at State University of New York, Stony Brook, and a faculty member of the Consortium for Interdisciplinary Environmental Research.
Sunday, 18 Feb 2018
TO BE RESCHEDULED - Lecture: The Artist in the World, Poetry and Playwriting
This event is being postponed due to a family emergency.
Monday, 19 Feb 2018
Lecture: Sustainable Neighborhoods for Happiness
Scott Cloutier, assistant professor and senior sustainability scientist at Arizona State University, and PhD student Beth Ann Morrison, who works with Cloutier to establish the Happiness and Sustainability Research Lab at ASU, will introduce the Sustainable Neighborhoods for Happiness Index and a process to assess and enhance a neighborhood's opportunities for happiness through sustainable design.
Sustainability Symposium Keynote: The Thoughtful Coal Miner
"Coal, Climate and Environmental Backlash." Nick Mullins is a former fifth generation coal miner from Appalachia seeking to better educate audiences about Appalachia's jobs vs. environment dichotomy.
Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018
Lecture: Printing 3-D Food
Hod Lipson, professor of mechanical engineering and data science at Columbia University, shares the technology of 3-D food printers. These devices can fabricate edible items through computer-guided software and cook edible pastes, gels, powders, and liquid ingredients - all in a prototype that looks like an elegant coffee machine.
Thursday, 22 Feb 2018
Lecture: Blaxicans and the Future of Identity in the United States
Walter Thompson-Hernandez is a Los Angeles-based New York Times multimedia journalist. His work focuses on multiracial identity in Latina/o communities in the United States and throughout the Americas.
From Mythbusters to White Rabbit Project: Engineering Entertainment
Engineers Week 2018 Guest Speaker Grant Imahara, formerly on MythBusters, now stars on the Netflix series The White Rabbit Project.
Monday, 26 Feb 2018
Documentary Film: The Age of Consequences
A documentary film that investigates the impacts of climate change on resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of U.S. national security and global stability. 80 min.
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018
Lecture: Stop Bullying Your Body
Eating Disorder and Body Image Awareness Week speaker Jessica Setnick is a pediatric dietitian and author of The Eating Disorders Clinical Pocket Guide.