Join us Wednesdays at 5:00 pm at the Ohio University Baker Center Front Room for a topical discussion hosted by guest faculty speaker. Science Cafés and Café Conversations are venues for students to informally share their interests with faculty presenters, staff, and the community in a friendly setting.
Fall Semester 2016
Sept 7: Daniel Phillips, Physics, "Symmetries in Nature: A Key to the Subatomic World", video
Sept 21: Sarah Hormozi, Mechanical Engineering , "The Physics and Future of Cornstarch", video
Oct 5: Guy Riefler, Civil Engineering; John Sabraw, Art, "Acid Mine Drainage: From Environmental Disaster to Art", video
Oct 19: Claudia Gonzales-Vallejo, Psychology, "Why'd I Do That? Exploring Decision-Making Processes", video
Nov 2: Movie Night, "Popped Secret: The Mysterious Origin of Corn"
Nov. 9 : Catherine Early, Biomedical Sciences, "Dinosaurs, dodos and ducks: A bird's-eye view of brain evolution", video
Nov 16: Gurgen “Greg” Hayrapetyan, Mathematics, "Math, Zombie and the Language of the Universe," video
Nov 30: Cancelled
Spring Semester 2017
Jan 18: Joseph Shields, Professor, Physics & Astronomy, "The Quest for Supermassive Black Holes," video
Feb 1: Brian Clark, Professor, Biomedical Science, Director OMNI, "Age of Champions: Healthy Aging in the 21st Century," video
Feb 15: John Bowditch, Director, The Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab, Scripps College of Communication, "Disrupting Reality: Immersive Media at Ohio University," video
March 15: Gerardine Botte, Distinguished Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
March 29: Craig Grimes, Assistant Professor, Geological Sciences
[LiveStream videos sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences]
Fall 2016 Schedule:
Sept. 28: David Mould, Professor Emeritus, Media Arts and Studies, Publish (maybe) Perish: The Dangers of Journalism in Shady Regimes, video
Oct. 26: Aimee Edmondson, Associate Professor, Journalism; John Grimwade, Assistant Professor, Visual Communication. Inside the 2016 Election: Data Visualization, video
Spring 2017 Schedule
Jan. 25: Rajko Grlic, Distinguished Professor, "The Constitution and How I Wrote It," video
Mar. 22: Andy Alexander, Scripps Howard Visiting Professional, Journalism.Topic: performance of the press in the past presidential election
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