UNL Lectures this week (Sept. 1-7)


UNL Lectures this week (Sept. 1-7)

Monday, Sept. 3

Labor Day holiday (no lectures or events for students, faculty and staff; offices closed)

Wednesday, Sept. 5

Nutrigenomics Seminar, K. Sandeep Prabhu, Penn State, “Anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties of selenium,” noon, Nebraska East Union Columbine/Goldenrod Room. http://events.unl.edu/2012/09/05/69801/

School of Natural Resources Fall Research Seminar, Drew Tyre, UNL, “Beyond Adaptive Management: How Uncertainty Shapes Ecologists’ Contribution to Management,” 3:30 p.m., Hardin Hall Auditorium. http://events.unl.edu/2012/09/05/70303/

Biotechnology-Life Sciences Seminar Series, Brian Larkins, UNL, “Maize Endosperm: A System to Investigate Complex Biological Processes,” 4 p.m., Beadle Center Room E103.

Thursday, Sept. 6

Grad Student Seminar, Drew Brueggeman, “Molecular and Computational Research in Photosynthetic Organisms,” noon, Beadle Center Room E228.

Discipline-based education research meeting, Frank Rack, associate professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, “Climate Change Education: What Works and Why?”, 2 p.m., Bessey Hall 109.

Chemistry Colloquium, Hamilton Award Lecture, Kendall N. Houk, UCLA, “Designing New Enzymes,” 3:30 p.m., Hamilton Hall 110.

“Open Access Journals and Institutional Repositories,” Paul Royster, UNL Libraries, 4 p.m., Nebraska Hall W204 (Engineering Library).

Friday, Sept. 7

Geography General Seminar, Juan Paulo Ramirez, UNL Geography, “Professional Experiences as a Geographer in the U.S.,” 2 p.m., Hardin Hall 228.

Applied Ecology Seminar, Mehmet Can Vuran, UNL Computer Science and Engineering, “Improving Telemetry Technology for Wildlife Studies,” 3 p.m., Hardin Hall 163.

Chemistry Colloquium, Kendall N. Houk, UCLA, “Theory and Dynamics of Cycloadditions: Synthesis, Chemical Biology and Organic Materials,” Hamilton Hall 112.

Dillow Lecture, Julie Silber, “Mark My Words,” 5:30 p.m., International Quilt Study Center and Museum.

On Fridays, Today@UNL will publish a list of lectures on campus during the upcoming week. All lecture information comes from UNL's online calendar. To enter a lecture, go to http://events.unl.edu and click "Submit an Event." For more information, send email to tfedderson@unl.edu.