On Wednesday, March 24, biology professor Jordan Price presented an explanation of the sexual selection of expressed traits. The lecture, which took place in Schaefer Hall, was part of the Natural Science and Mathematics Colloquium series.
Baylor College of Medicine professor Thomas Cooper expressed his research lab’s interest in neuromuscular disease in the fifth lecture of the Natural Science and Mathematics Colloquium Series this semester, held on March 10.
John Prendergast, Former Director of African Affairs at the National Security Council and co-founder of the Enough Project, gave his second of three public lectures as the Senior Nitze Fellow on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
On a dreary Feb. 3 evening, students, professors, and local residents gathered in the Blackistone Room of Anne Arundel Hall to hear University of Michigan’s Professor of Political Science Zvi Gitelman. St. Mary’s Professor of Religious Studies, Professor Katharina Von Kellenbach introduced Gitelman as her esteemed colleague whom she first met in 2006 while completing a fellowship at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington.
On Thursday, Jan. 28, the Honorable Jacques S. Gansler delivered a talk at St. Mary’s Hall entitled “Issues in Defense Acquisition for the Obama Administration.” Dr. Gansler served as Undersecretary for Defense from 1997-2001, and is currently a professor at the University of Maryland as well as Director of the Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise.
On Monday, Nov. 2, U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones III visited the College, speaking on the topic of “Our Constitution’s Intelligent Design.” The speech was co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Democracy and the Department of Biology as the 2009 William O.E. Sterling Lecture in Law and Politics.
On Wednesday, Oct. 21, reporter Elizabeth Kolbert lectured on the history and future of climate change as revealed by Arctic ice. The lecture was based on her book, Field Notes from a Catastrophe, in which she chronicled the stories of scientists researching the arctic.