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Wednesday, 27 Mar 2024

Despite Advanced Technology, We Are Still Very Disaster-Prone!

Mar 27, 2024

9:00 AM

2055 Hoover Hall

Lecture Series Lectures

This presentation uses a variety of examples of different types of disasters to point out how vulnerable American society is despite our advances in prediction, warning, and communications technologies. Much of our vulnerability arises from population growth, urban sprawl, urbanization, and expansion into disaster-prone areas. Unfortunately, some lessons that could have been learned from disasters in one part of the country have not been...

Protecting Plant Surfaces in a Changing Climate: Understanding synthesis, form and function of the plant cuticle using corn silks as a model system

Mar 27, 2024

11:00 AM

2630 Memorial Union

Lecture Series Lectures

To develop solutions for the agricultural sector to maintain or increase crop yields amidst extreme weather conditions often seen with climate change, it is important to understand mechanisms by which plants combat stresses in the environment. One such mechanism is the plant cuticle, which is a hydrophobic barrier that provides a first line of defense by which plants protect themselves from stresses, including extremes of temperature,...

Online series: Start Something

Mar 27, 2024

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM



Ivy College of Business Lectures

"Beyond the Business Plan: Leveraging your Socioeconomic Background as a Strength," Kristie Moergen, assistant professor of management, and Katie Milligan, Heartland Forward. Understand the unique strengths (and obstacles) derived from your socioeconomic background and how to leverage them (or persist) in entrepreneurship. Registration required for link.

Socially Responsible Innovation

Mar 27, 2024

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Lecture Series Lectures

2023-2024 Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science Two-term former Ohio Governor John Kasich is a politician, a New York Times best-selling author, and a contributor for MSNBC and NBC News who believes that unity is the answer to our most common problems. He is known as a leading voice in promoting bipartisan solutions to health care reform, immigration and international trade, and has been one of the few Republicans to advocate...