Weekly Science Calendar

Submitted by Center for Global Change
Phone: 474-5818



Noon - 233 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Geology and Geophysics Thesis Defense
Chemical Variations in the Waters Draining the Hi-Yu Mine, Fairbanks Mining District, Alaska
John M. Clark, M.S. Geology Candidate
Information: 474-7565, Geology and Geophysics

7 p.m. - Schaible Auditorium, Bunnell Building
Seminar sponsored by the Darwin Society and the Socratic Society (UAF student philosophy club)
Does Science Get It Right?
Eduardo Wilner, Department of Philosophy and Humanities and Department of Biology and Wildlife, UAF
Information: fbevol@uaf.eduor see http://www.TheDarwinSociety.com


8:30 a.m.-Noon - Fairbanks Memorial Hospital (Bentley Room, 5th Floor)
Seminar sponsored by the UAF Social Work Department, Northern Region Geriatric Education Center
Metabolic Syndrome X and Diabetes Prevention in the Older Adult Population
Claudia Andersen, PHN, Chronic Disease Prevention; Sarah Vent, RN, BSN and Certified Diabetes Educator; Scott Luper, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Alaska Center for Natural Medicine
Please register through the UAF Social Work Department, 474-7240. For general information contact Denise Daniello, 456-1380

1-2 p.m. - 201 Irving I
BioBites--Biology Graduate Student Association Seminar
Entomopathogenic Nematodes
Keiko Akasofu, Biology & Wildlife graduate student
Information: Hayley Lanier


1:30 p.m. - 401 IARC
Atmospheric Science Informal Seminar
Dynamic Origin of the Arctic Oscillation
Hiroshi L. Tanaka, Tsukuba University, Japan
Information: 474-7910, Nicole Molders

2-3 p.m. - 417 IARC
UA Museum of the North Herbarium Search Candidate
Morphological and Chromosomal Evolution in Sedges: Systematics of Carex section Ovales (Cyperaceae)
Andrew L. Hipp, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois
Information: 474-6939, Colleen Jones

3:30 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Institute of Marine Science Seminar
Temporal and Spatial Distribution Patterns of Grazers and Kelp Chemical Defenses in Kachemak Bay, Alaska --AND-- Role of Grazers on the Recolonization of Hard-bottom Communities in Kachemak Bay, Alaska
Angela Dubois and Nick Harman, Graduate Program in Marine Science and Limnology
Information: B. Bluhm


1 p.m. - 106 Chapman Building
Department of Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium
An Easy Solution to a Hard Problem that Looks Easy
Walter Tape, Professor Emeritus, Mathematics, UAF
Information: David Maxwell or see http://www.math.uaf.edu/dms/Colloquium.html


3:30 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Life Sciences Seminar Series, sponsored by the Institute of Arctic Biology and the Department of Biology & Wildlife
Diabetes in Alaska Native Peoples: Changing Environment, Changing Health
Julien Naylor, MD, MPH, CDE, Alaska Native Medical Center
Information: http://www.iab.uaf.edu/events/events.php or 474-7640

3:30 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Geology and Geophysics Seminar
Studying Active Geology Using Space Geodesy
Jeffrey Freymueller, Department of Geology and Geophysics, UAF
Information: 474-7565, Geology and Geophysics

3:30 p.m. - 531 Duckering Building
Water and Environmental Research Center Seminar
Geomorphologic and Sediment Transport Investigations during the 2005 Field Season--An Overview
Prathap Kodial, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UAF
Information: Larry Hinzman

3:45 p.m. - Globe Room, 215 Elvey Building
Department of Physics Journal Club
Check http://ffden-2.phys.uaf.edu/journal_club.htm or call 474-7339 to see if there's a presentation scheduled for this week.

This calendar is sponsored by the Center for Global Change and Arctic System Research as a service to the UAF community.