Lectures this week (Nov. 10-16)

Lectures this week (Nov. 10-16)

Monday, Nov. 12

Lecture, “Notes on Becoming a Sociologist/Criminologist: Adventures in the Field,” Jim Short, Washington State University, noon, Nebraska Union. Call 402-472-6755

Institutional Biosafety Committee Meeting, 2 p.m., Ag Warehouse 1 (Environmental Health and Safety offices). Call 402-472-9554

Seminar, "The Early Bird Gets the Worm: Finding $$ for School," led by UNL Scholarships and Financial Aid and the Student Money Management Center, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center, Ubuntu Room.

Grassland Seminar Series, “Grassland Resilience and the Stability of the Nebraska Sandhills,” David Wedin, 3 p.m., East Union. Call 402-472-4101

Women and Gender Studies Colloquium, “This Giving Birth — The Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth in African American Women’s History and Literature,” Kathleen Lacey, 3:30 p.m., Nebraska Union.

Seminar, "40 Years of Remote Sensing in Nebraska," Don Rundquist, Hardin Hall, room 901. Call 402-472-6729

Graduate/Professional School Program, “Deciding to Attend and Admission Exams,” 4 p.m., Nebraska Union. Call 402-472-3145

Alumni of Color Career Forum, a Students of Color Career Advisory Committee program, 5 to 7 p.m., Wick Alumni Center. Call 402-472-3145

AIA Lecture Series, "Archaeology and Conservation of the Heroic Era Explorations Bases on Ross Island, Antarctica," Susan Grieve, East Carolina University, 7:30 p.m., Richards Hall, room 15.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

Nebraska Water Center Conference, “Water: Science, Practice and Policy — 2012 Hydrologically Connected Events,” Cornhusker Hotel, 333 S 13th St. Call 402-472-7372

Graduate/Professional School Program, “The Application Process,” 4 p.m., Nebraska Union. Call 402-472-3145

Diversity Leadership Symposium, Judge Christina Perez, 4:30 p.m., Law College. Call 402-472-5500

Gallery Talk, “Impeccable Order: Geometric Abstraction in Historical Perspective,” Sharon Kennedy, 5:30 p.m., Sheldon Museum of Art.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Nebraska Water Center Conference, “Water: Science, Practice and Policy — 2012 Hydrologically Connected Events,” Cornhusker Hotel, 333 S 13th St. Call 402-472-7372

EdMedia Tech Training Seminar, “Social Media and Social Media Planning,” 11 a.m., East Union. Call 402-472-2885

Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics Seminar, “Dietary Supplement Research Isn’t That Hard — Or Is It?” Paul Coates, National Institutes of Health, noon, East Union. Call 402-472-3862

Content Convergence Conference, “News Basics and Beyond: Workign with UNL News to Get the Most Out of Your Story,” 1 p.m., Andersen Hall. Call 402-472-0088

Natural Resources Fall Research/Geography Awareness Week Seminar, “Characterizing Fire-On-Fire Interactions in Three Large Wilderness Area Using Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity Fire Perimeter Data,” Lloyd Queen, University of Montana, 3:30 p.m., Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-7531

Olson Seminar, “Northern Cheyenne Exodus in History and Memory,” James Leiker, Johnson County (Kan.) Community College, and Ramon Powers, Kansas State Historical Society, 3:30 p.m., Great Plains Art Museum. Call 402-472-3964

Big Idea Seminar Series, “Scenery as a Natural Resource,” John McCarty, U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management, 3:30 p.m., East Union. Call 402-472-7082

Graduate/Professional School Program, “Financial Aid and Funding,” 4 p.m., Nebraska Union. Call 402-472-3145

Biotechnology/Life Sciences Seminar Series, “Dimethylsulfoniopropionate Metabolism By Marine Bacteria: What Happens When Microbial Physiologists and Ecologists Talk,” William “Barny” Whitman, University of Georgia, 3:30 p.m. reception, 4 p.m. lecture, Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2635

Materials and Nanoscience Seminar Series, “Semiconductor Nanostructured Materials: From Synthesis, Self-Assembly to Energy Applications,” Zhiqun Lin, Georgia Institute of Technology, 4 pm, Jorgensen Hall. Call 402-472-2716.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Biochemistry Graduate Student Seminar, Nathan Palmer, noon, Beadle Center, room E228. Call 402-472-2932

Discipline-Based Education Research Meeting, “Teaching Pre-Service Science Teachers How to Teach Inquiry By Example: A Case Study of a Geoscience Field Course,” David Harwood and Leilani Arthurs, 2 p.m., Bessey Hall. Call 402-472-3503

Heurmann Lecture, “Where America Must Lead: Ensuring the World Can Feed Its People,” Catherine Bertini, 2003 World Food Prize Laureate, Syracuse University, 3:30 p.m., Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-3031

Friday, Nov. 16

Applied Ecology Seminar, "Long-Term Grassland Plot Research: Results and Potential," Tom Bragg, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 3 to 4 p.m., Hardin Hall, room 163. Call 402-472-6865

Chemistry Colloquium, "Expanding the Language to Program Cells," Christopher A. Voigt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Hamilton Hall, room 112. Call 402-472-3523

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