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Join Us For Events!

Whether you’re a Major or just intrigued by the Origins Sciences, please join us for events!

You are invited to any of our events for the general public (listed elsewhere on this site and on our FaceBook page http://www.facebook.com/iso.origins/ ), and also to special events held particularly with students in mind.

 

Events of interest to Students interested in Origins Science:

October 31: Cyrus Taylor “Particle Detectors: Modern Cathedrals”  Tinkham Veale Center 5:30 cookies & coffee, 6-7 lecture, 7-8 free dinner with the speaker (RSVP for dinner, no rsvp necessary if just attending the lecture)

Nov 1: Students Lunch with Origins Faculty and Fellows (No RSVP)
12:30-2:30. Including veggie/vegan options. Tinkham Veale Center, 2nd floor Gaming Room and lobby, just above the big screen on the KSL end of the Tink. Lots of opportunity for informal interactions and mingling. Chat with fellow students, professors and Origins Fellows from across the university and beyond, such as the Cleveland Museum of Natural History!

November 3 Noon – 1PM / Alteration Minerals from Beyond Earth mini symposium. Rm. 104 AW Smith. A series of 4 short presentations including:
Introduction …..But it’s a dry heat! (How a hater learned to love planetary alteration minerals), by Prof. Ralph Harvey (EEPS, Case Western Reserve University)
The “Iddingsite” of Mars, by Prof. Michael Velbel (Michigan State University)
Aqueous Alteration on Carbonaceous Chondrite Parent Bodies, by Prof. Neyda Abreu (Penn State University)
The Stability of Calcium-bearing Minerals on Venus, by Doctoral Candidate Brandon Radoman-Shaw (EEPS, Case Western Reserve University)

November 7: Mike Martens “Particle Accelerators: the world’s largest machines“ Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 5:30 cookies & coffee, 6-7 lecture, 7-8 free dinner with the speaker (RSVP for dinner, no RSVP necessary if just attending the lecture)

Nov 8 Chris Mihos “Structure in the Universe”, 7pm, Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern
Dinner with the speaker, 6-7pm, Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern (Underdog) (Free food, no need to RSVP)

November 14: Morris Moscovitch  “Memory and the Brain: Past, Present, and Future” Tinkham Veale Center 5:30 cookies & coffee, 6-7 lecture, 7-8 free dinner with the speaker (RSVP for dinner, no rsvp necessary if just attending the lecture)

November 21: Michael Lewicki “Is the Evolution of Perception Computational?” Tinkham Veale Center, 5:30 cookies & coffee, 6-7 lecture, 7-8 free dinner with the speaker (RSVP for dinner, no rsvp necessary if just attending the lecture)

November 28 Roberto F Galán, “Making Sense out of Noise in Neural Circuits” Tinkham Veale Center, 5:30 cookies & coffee, 6-7 lecture, 7-8 free dinner with the speaker (RSVP for dinner, no rsvp necessary if just attending the lecture)

December 5: Darin Croft “Climate Change Past and Present” CMNH, 5:30 cookies & coffee, 6-7 lecture, 7-8 free dinner with the speaker (RSVP for dinner, no rsvp necessary if just attending the lecture)

December 10: Afternoon Pizza & a Movie Kick back and unwind from the semester with pizza, snacks and the 2001 sci-fi comedy “Evolution”   http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0251075/ Accurate depiction of evolutionary processes not guaranteed! Noon-3 in Clapp 108. (rsvp helpful but not necessary) -Bring your friends!

January: 2018 Science Slam at the Dog! Watch famous professors try heroically to fit their life’s work in science into a 5-minute slam talk! 5:30-7pm. Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern. Free hot dogs, veggie dogs, fries and tots! (no rsvp) -Bring your friends!

January 26-30, 2018 Icelandic Interlude: Reykjavik & the Northern Lights. ‌Escape to exotic Iceland. This unique land is the perfect place to relax, recharge, and explore. Travelers will explore the culture of Reykjavik, the Great Geysir, glaciers, magnificent waterfalls and icecaps. Plus art museums, theaters, an opera house, and a symphony orchestra. A rejuvenating experience for all tastes and interests. http://case.edu/lifelonglearning/media/caseedu/siegal-lifelong-learning/documents/CWRU-2018-Iceland—2nd-departure.pdf 

Spring, 2018: Art & Science “Complexity and Evolutionary Processes in Art, Science and Games” Robert Weisler. Dinner with the speaker, 6-7pm, Lecture at 7. Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern (Underdog) (Free hot dogs and veggie dogs! rsvp helpful but not necessary) -Bring your friends!

Spring, 2018: Chris Mihos “Structure in the Universe” Dinner with the speaker, 6-7pm, Lecture at 7. Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern (Underdog) (Free hot dogs and veggie dogs! rsvp helpful but not necessary) -Bring your friends!

March 5-16, 2018: Travel to Tanzania over Spring Break; see http://origins.case.edu/2017/09/24/tanzania-adventure/ Family and friends welcome (RSVP, inquire about student discount)

July, 2018: Field work at Manot Cave: This huge, recently-discovered Paleolithic cave site on the mediterranean coast of northern Israel has already yielded fossils and artifacts of both Homo sapiens and Neanderthals, plus a skull that may be a hybrid between the two! Students may join the work for 2 or 3 weeks. Partial funding available.

Please RSVP for those events that need it by sending a separate email to evolution@case.edu with subject line RSVP Origins Students Event

This announcement will be updated as more info and events become available! Please check back here for any last-minute changes, etc. FMI: Dr Princehouse evolution@case.edu or call/text 440-479-5292

Let us know what other events, activities, opportunities you’d like to see! 

 

 

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