Lectures and Seminars

January 27, 2020

Biology Faculty Candidate: Adaptation and Constraint Through the Lens of Genome-wide Association Studies

January 27, 2020 at 12:00pm1:00pm

Life Sciences Complex, 106 (Lundgren Room)

Dr. Stephen Dorus from the Department of Biology at Syracuse University hosts Lawrence Uricchio, Ph.D., from the Department of Integrative Biology at University of California, Berkeley for a lecture…

Mathematics Faculty Candidate: On Poincaré inequalities as minimal assumptions to do variational calculus

January 27, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Carnegie Library, 122

Sylvester Eriksson-Bique, Ph.D., from UCLA, is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Mathematics, part of the cluster hiring initiative in the BioInspired Institute.

January 28, 2020

Chemistry Faculty Candidate: Understanding the quantum mechanical effects in biochemical reactions with multiscale simulation

January 28, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Center for Science and Technology (CST), 0-019

Ruibin Lang, Ph.D., from Stanford University, is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Chemistry, part of the cluster hiring initiative in the BioInspired Institute.

January 29, 2020

Lunchtime Lecture: Masterpieces of Seventeenth-Century Dutch Painting

January 29, 2020 at 12:15pm1:00pm

Shaffer Art Building, SUArt Galleries

Join exhibition curator Wayne Franits, Distinguished Professor of Art History, for a gallery talk.

Indigenous Student Affairs, including a headshot of Stephanie Waterman

Indigenous Student Affairs: Wholistic Approaches to Student Services

January 29, 2020 at 7:30pm9:00pm

Life Sciences Complex, 001

The Harry S. and Elva K. Ganders Lecture Series Indigenous Student Affairs units are designed to support all aspects and growth of the unique needs and contexts of Indigenous students. In this…

January 30, 2020

Rust

Quartz as a Record of Magmatic Thermal Histories

January 30, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Heroy Geology Laboratory, 113

The Department of Earth Sciences presents the K.D. Nelson Lecture Series featuring guest speaker, Michael Ackerson from the Smithsonian Institution. Michael’s research interests are the evolution…

Mathematics Faculty Candidate: XOR Ising model and constrained percolation

January 30, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Carnegie Library, 122

Zhongyang Li, Ph.D., from the University of Connecticut, is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Mathematics, part of the cluster hiring initiative in the BioInspired Institute.

Shannon Goff art.

Shannon Goff | Visiting Artist Lecture Series

January 30, 2020 at 6:30pm8:00pm

Shaffer Art Building, Shemin Auditorium

Detroit native Shannon Goff is an artist preoccupied with the privilege of movement. She makes objects from cardboard and clay but her work, however, is heavily rooted in the practice of drawing.…

February 4, 2020

Understanding Islam Series

February 4, 2020 at 6:00pm7:30pm

Bird Library, 114

Syracuse University Libraries, along with Syracuse University’s Muslim Student Life, Hendricks Chapel and the Muslim Students Association, are co-hosting a 6-week series of lectures and discussions…

February 5, 2020

Andrea Jenkins

Black History Month Commemorative Lecture ft. Andrea Jenkins

February 5, 2020 at 7:30pm9:00pm

Slocum Hall, 214

The 2020 Black History Month Commemorative Lecture Speaker is Andrea Jenkins, a writer, performance artist, poet, and transgender activist. Jenkins is the first African American openly trans…

February 6, 2020

Thursday Morning Roundtable: Independent Redistricting

February 6, 2020 at 8:00am9:00am

Nancy Cantor Warehouse, 016

Susan Lerner, executive director for Common Cause NY, Helen Hudson, president of the Syracuse Common Council, and Chris Ryan, Onondaga County Legislator, will speak about non-partisan redistricting…

Informed Retired People

February 6, 2020 at 12:00pm1:00pm

First Baptist Church 5833 E Seneca Turnpike, Jamesville

Randi Matousek will speak about her work with the 2020 Census and the Gregory J. Harris Military Courtesy Room at Hancock Airport.

Insights on Quaternary Environments from Plant Ecophysiology and Multi-Proxy Climate Reconstruction Approaches

February 6, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Heroy Geology Laboratory, 113

The Department of Earth Sciences presents the K.D. Nelson Lecture Series, featuring guest speaker Steven Voelker from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. His research has two primary…

Camptown Ladies

Becca Stadtlander | Visiting Artist Lecture Series

February 6, 2020 at 6:30pm7:30pm

Shaffer Art Building, Shemin Auditorium

Becca Stadtlander is an illustrator and fine artist, inspired by the beauty of everyday objects, the comforts of home, and the lush colors and landscapes of far off places.  Her work is featured in…

February 7, 2020

Biophysics Seminar: Professor Katharine Jenson, Williams College

February 7, 2020 at 11:00am12:00pm

Physics Building, 202

Kate Jenson, Assistant Professor of Physics at Williams College, will present a seminar as part of the Soft Matter and Biophysics seminar series.

February 11, 2020

Lee Thomas

Black History Month Guest Speaker ft. Lee Thomas

February 11, 2020 at 6:00pm8:00pm

Watson Hall, Watson Theater

Join us as we host Emmy Award winning television broadcaster, Lee Thomas, a unique regional journalist that has covered Hollywood throughout the entirety of his career. Thomas is a member of the…

Understanding Islam Series

February 11, 2020 at 6:00pm7:30pm

Bird Library, 114

Syracuse University Libraries, along with Syracuse University’s Muslim Student Life, Hendricks Chapel and the Muslim Students Association, are co-hosting a 6-week series of lectures and discussions…

Jelani Cobb

Jelani Cobb presents Race, Politics, and the News

February 11, 2020 at 7:30pm9:00pm

Hendricks Chapel

A discussion with one of today’s most influential observers of the role of race in public affairs. Jelani Cobb has been contributing to the New Yorker since 2012, where he is now a staff…

February 12, 2020

Lesson Planning as Learning Planning

February 12, 2020 at 11:00am12:30pm

Newhouse 1, 101

How can you plan learning? How can you plan class meetings that encourage and enkindle learning in and with your students, however diverse they might be? This workshop in the FPP Certificate in…

February 13, 2020

Thursday Morning Roundtable: Past, Present, and Future of Energy

February 13, 2020 at 8:00am9:00am

Nancy Cantor Warehouse, 016

Alberto Bianchetti, Central NY regional director, Customer and Community Engagement at National Grid, will speak about National Grid’s impact in the past, present, and future of energy.