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Science Café

Café Series

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 2017
Sept 20Lisa Crockett, Professor, Biological Sciences, Secrets and Perils of the Southern Ocean, video
Oct. 11Julie Suhr, Professor, Psychology, You Are Getting Sleeepy, video
Oct. 18Paul Patton, Assistant Professor, Anthropology and Food Studies, Harvest the Past, Feed the Future,  video
Revised Nov. 1:   Zach Meisel, Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Life after Death:  Element Creation in Stellar Explosions, video
Revised Nov. 15Srdjan Nesic, Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Director, Institute for Corrosion and Multiphase Technology, I s Corrosion like Corruption? What's the cost? Can it Be Stopped?, video  
Dec. 6Nancy Stevens, Professor, Biomedical Sciences, and Matthew Borths, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Before Lions Were King:  Discovering Africa's First Meat-eaters, video

Spring Semester 2018
Jan 24:   Viorel Popescu , Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Challenges for Conserving Biodiversity in a Changing World, video
Feb 7Kimberly Rios, Associate Professor, Psychology, Perception of Science and Religion in the U.S. and Beyond, video    
Feb 21:   Jana Houser, Assistant Professor, Geography, Tornadoes:  Unraveling the msteries of One of Earth's most Powerful Storms, video
March 7:   Hans Kruse, Professor and Director, School of Information and Telecommunication Systems, Can You Hear Me Now…Or Later, video
March 21:   Ken Walsh, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, Preparing for the Big One: Protecting Critical Infrastructure, video      
April 4:   Morgan Vis, Professor and Chair, Env. & Plant Biology, Algae: Friend or Foe, video

See a list of cafes from previous years

[LiveStream videos sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences]




Café Coversations

Fall Semester 2017
Sept 27: Colin Gabler, Assistant Professor, Marketing, To Buy or Not to Buy, That is the Question, video

Spring Semester 2018
Jan. 31:   Jeff Russell , Assistant Professor, Applied Sciences and Wellness; Director, SHAPE Clinic, Keeping Artists in SHAPe:  Why Performers Need Specialized Health Care, video
Cancelled Feb. 28Laeeq Khan, Assistant Professor, Media Arts &Studies; Director, Social Media Analytics Lab, TBD
Mar. 28Tania Basta, Professor, Social and Public Health, An Honest Discussion about HIV:  Combating Misconceptions, video


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