Emad Khalil Ph.D., of Alexandria University in Egypt, specializes in underwater archaeology – unearthing sunken remains of the city in its ancient, founding days, the remains of which have been sunken and preserved in silt from the flooding of the Nile and surrounding waterways. Khalil’s presentation, titled “Egypt: Crossroads of Read More
On Friday, Sep. 28, students and staff attended the first lecture of the year for the psychology department, titled “Neurobiology of Aggression and Violence, the Importance of Heterogeneity to Development, Diagnosis,Treatment and Prevention.” The presentation was given by Dr. Stuart F. White, a visiting neurologist from the National Institute of Read More
On September 19, Dr. Ron Perline, a professor of calculus and differential geometry at Drexel University, presented his topic, “Non-Euclidean Flashlights: A Tale of Two Blackboards”, for the Natural Science and Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Perline, who was the PH.D advisor of St. Mary’s professor of mathematics, Emek Köse, formatted his Read More
Dr. E. James Petersson, an organic and biological chemist from the University of Pennsylvania has been doing research on protein folding to discover how it moves and what shapes it takes in relation to diseases like Parkinson’s. As he explained at the first Natural Science and Math Colloquium of the Read More
David Rakoff is very anxious. As a defensive pessimist, he’s always expecting and preparing for the worst. For example, as he joked in the writer’s craft talk he gave Friday, April 27 as part of the Twain Lecture Series, he always knows where the fire exits in the room are Read More
On Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hall, Denis Kitchen spoke about underground comics of the 1960s and 70s. Kitchen is not only a cartoonist, but also a publisher of comics and the founder of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. Students were informed via email that, “His Kitchen Read More
On Monday, Sept. 26 author Jeff Kripal spoke about his book on the link between the mystic and the mutant to an almost full Auerbach Auditorium in St. Mary’s Hall. The lecture was provided by the Departments of English and Religious Studies.