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September 2020

2020-09-25 Geology Open Night, Dr. Daniel Davies, "Using Geophysical Tools to Explore the Dynamic Evolution of Long Island and Its Coasts"
2020-09-11 Physics Open Night, Dr. Peter J. Chupas, "How Clean is Clean Energy Technology"
2020-09-04 Astronomy Open Night,  Dr. Douglas Swesty, "Neutron Star or Black Hole"

May 2020

2020-05-08 Doctoral Defense:  Caren Gough, "Vertically Aligned Professional Learning in the New Biology"

March 2020

2020-03-06 Astronomy Open Night ,  Dr. Ricardo Herbonnet, "Observational cosmology with galaxy cluster"
2020-03-13 Physics Open Night , Dr. Derek Teaney, "Having fun with quark gluon plasma"
2020-03-27 Geology Open Night , Dr. Brian Phillips, "Using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) to locate impurities in minerals that can tell us something about their history"

February 2020

2020-02-07 Astronomy Open Night ,  Dr. James Lattimer, "Gravitational Waves Galore"
2020-02-14 Living World Open Night , Dr. Jeroen Smaers, "The Evolution of the Brain and Intelligence"
2020-02-21 Physics Open Night , Dr. Cyrus Dreyer, "Understanding solids with supercomputers, many electrons at a time"
2020-02-28 Geology Open Night , Dr. Gregory Henkes, "The environments of human evolution in East Africa"

December 2019

2019-12-06 Astronomy Open Night ,  Dr. Lucie Baumont, "Unmasking the Dark University with Galaxy Clusters"

November 2019

2019-11-01 Astronomy Open Night ,  Dr. Lucie Baumont, "Unmasking the Dark University with Galaxy Clusters"
2019-11-08 Physics Open Night ,  Dr. Navid Vafaei-Najafabadi, "Recruiting the 4th State of Matter to Miniaturize Particle Accelerators"
2019-11-15 Living World Open Night , Dr. Carl Safina, "What Animals Think and Feel"
2019-11-22 Geology Open Night , Dr. John Parise, "The Stone Age Did Not End because of a Lack of Stones: Materials Production as a Reflection of Economic Power"

October 2019

2019-10-04 Astronomy Open Night ,  Dr. Alan Calder, "An Update on NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter"
2019-10-11 Living World Open Night , Dr. David Futuyma, "World Birding: Travels and Reflections of an Evolutionary Biologist"
2019-10-18 Physics Open Night ,  Dr. Trevor J. Sears, "Molecular Spectroscopy and Fundamental Physics"
2019-10-25 Geology Open Night , Dr. William Holt, "A Trek Across Western North America Through Geological Time"

September 2019

2019-09-06 Astronomy Open Night,  Dr. Douglas Swesty, "Our First Look at the Black Hole"
2019-09-13 Physics Open Night, Dr. F.M. Walter, "The Dark Side of the Sun"
2019-09-20 Living World Open Night, Dr. Patricia Wright, "My Love of Nature: Doing My Best to Save it from Extinction"
2019-09-27 Geology Open Night, Dr. Troy Rasbury, "Boron in Long Island Fresh Water"

May 2019

2019-05-03 Astronomy Open Night, Dr. Mike Zingale, "Gamma Ray Bursts"
2019-05-07 Doctoral Defense:  Lauren Slagus,  "The Impact of the Urban Advantage Initiative on Middle School Science Teaching and Learning" 
2019-05-09 Doctoral Defense:  Stacey Greengold,  "Experienced High School Chemistry Teachers' Conceptions of Chemical Equilibrium in Terms of Rates of Reaction" 
2019-05-10 Doctoral Defense  Robert Wankmuller "Stuck in the Middle:  The Challenges of Implementing the New York State Science Learning Standards in Middle Schools" 

April 2019

2019-04-05 Astronomy Open Night, Dr. Alice Harpole, "Fast Radio Bursts: Mysterious Flashes from Space"
2019-04-11 Counselors STEM Education Workshop:  Pre-registration required.  A description can be found here.
2019-04-12 Geology Open Night, Dr. Boasheng Li, "Indoor Seismology: From Elasticity of Minerals to Mantle Composition and Dynamics"
2019-04-17 Doctoral Defense:  Richard Cohen, "Community College Science and Mathematics Coursetaking and Performance and Their Relationship to Graduation, Transfer, and Science Persistence"
2019-04-19 Living World Open Night, Special Earth Day Lecture, Dr. Michael Mann, "Return to the Madhouse: Climate Denial in the Age of Trump"
2019-04-26 Physics Open Night, Dr. Jan C. Bernauer, "The Proton Radius Puzzle"

March 2019

2019-03-01 Astronomy Open Night, Phil Armitage, "The Interstellar Visitor “Oumuamua"
2019-03-08 Geology Open Night, Dr. Lars Ehm, "Interpreting the Rock Record:  Reconstructing the formation conditions of
meteor craters on Earth"
2019-03-29 Physics Open Night,  Dr. Thomas Weinacht, "Light, Color & Vision: How We See and Interpret the World Around Us"

February 2019

2019-02-01 Astronomy Open NightSydney Andrews, "The Life and Death of Massive Stars"
2019-02-08 Living World Open Night, Dr. Richard Prum, "The Evolution of Beauty: Darwin's Really Dangerous Idea"
2019-02-15 Geology Open Night, Dr. Gilbert Hanson, "The Enigmatic Pebbly Loess"
2019-02-22 Physics Open Night, Dr. Abhay Deshpande, "In Search for the (Real) Origin of Mass of the Visible Universe and Spin of the Proton: A Journey Full of Surprises and Puzzles"
2019-02-27 Panel Discussion:  "Sexual Harassment & Gender Discrimination in the Sciences, Engineering & Medicine"

December 2018

2018-12-07 Astronomy Open NightDr. Anja von der Linden, "Gravitational Lensing"

November 2018

2018-11-02 Astronomy Open NightDr. Jim Lattimer, "More Results from the Neutron Star Merger GW170817"
2018-11-09 Geology Open Night, Dr. Scott McLennan, "Exploring Mars From the Inside Out: The InSight Mission"
Living World Open Night, Dr. Paul Greenberg, "Breakpoint: Reckoning With America’s Environmental Crisis"
2018-11-30 Physics Open Night, Dr. Christopher J. Johnson, "From Molecules to Clouds - How do Atmospheric Particles Form from Thin Air?"

October 2018

2018-10-05  Astronomy Open Night, Dr. Alan Calder, "Searching for Life in the Universe"
2018-10-12 Living World Open Night, Dr. Jeremy B. C. Jackson, "Breakpoint: Reckoning With America’s Environmental Crisis"
2018-10-19 Geology Open Night, Dr. Hanna Nekvasil, "Magmatic gas and the Martian surface: What comes out of this gassy mix"
2018-10-26 Physics Open Night, Dr. George Sterman, "Imaging Fundamental Processes"

September 2018

2018-09-07 Astronomy Open Night, Dr. Frederick Walter, "The SMARTS way to observe: What recent observations tell us about galactic novae discoveries"
2018-09-21 Geology Open Night, Dr. Weisen Shen, "Decipher the Support of the Transantactic Mountains - A Comprehensive Geophysical Investigation"

 May 2018

2018-05-04 Astronomy Open Night, Dr. Michael Zingale, "Stellar Nucleosysthesis and the Origin of the Elements"

April 2018

2018-04-06 Astronomy Open Night, Dr. Neelima Sehgal, "The Cosmic Neutrino Background: Capturing the Universe’s Oldest Photograph"
2018-04-13 Physics Open NightDr. Chang-Kee Jung, "Universe According to Neutrinos, Nobel Prizes, Breakthroughs and Future"
2018-04-20 Living World Open Night, Dr. Paul Shepson, "Earthstock Plenary Lecture - Embrance the Change!"
2018-04-27 Geology Open Night, Dr. Joel Hurowitz, "The PIXL investigation on the Mars 2020 Rover mission:
Investigating ancient environments and searching for signs of past life on Mars"

March 2018

2018-03-02 Astronomy Open Night, Dr. Jin Koda, "Discoveries"
2018-03-23 Living World Open Night, Dr. Liliana Davalos, "Extinction, Extinction: How it Was and How to Stop It, From the Miocene to Today"
2018-03-30 Geology Open Night, Dr. Donald J. Weidner, "Dealing with Length and Time Scales in Measurements on the Earth and in the Lab"

February 2018

2018-02-02 Astronomy Open Night, Dr. Alan Calder, "On Being (Un)Certain about Supernova Explosions"
2018-02-09 Living World Darwin Day, Dr. Hopi Hoekstra, "What Darwin didn't know"
2018-02-16 Physics Open NightDr. Marivi Fernandez-Serra, "Machine Learning in Physics - a Revolution or an Evolution?"
2018-02-23 Geology Open Night, Dr. Lianxing Wen, "North Korea's September 2017 Nuclear Test and Its Aftermath"

December 2017

2017-12-01 Astronomy Open Night, Dr. Jim Lattimer, "When Neutron Stars Collide: The Story of GW1708017"
2017-12-08 Physics Open Night, Dr. Vladimir N. Litvinenko: "Particle Accelerators are Everywhere: In Your Car, Your Kitchen, Your Medicine - Just Name It"

 November 2017

2017-11-01 Information session for prospective students in the Ph.D. in Science Education program 
2017-11-03 Astronomy Open Night, Dr. Donald Willcox, "Saturn in 13 Years: the Cassini-Huygens Mission"
2017-11-10 Living World Open Night, Dr. Jeroen Smaers, "How brains evolved: New insights from dinosaurs, birds, mammals and humans"
2017-11-17 Geology Open Night, Dr. Greg Henkes, "Stable isotopes, their intermolecular distributions, and why it matters"

October 2017

2017-10-06 Astronomy Open Night, Dr. Doug Swesty, "Man-made space weather: A catastrophe for modern civilization?"
2017-10-10 &  10-12 Information session for prospective students in the Ph.D. in Science Education program 
2017-10-13 Living World Open Night, Dr. Krishna Veeramah, "Using Ancient DNA to understand the wolf in your living room"
2017-10-27 Geology Open Night, Dr. Kirsten Siebach, "Five years of exploring mars with the curiousity rover"

September 2017

2017-09-01 Astronomy Open Night, Frederick Walter: "America's Eclipse - The Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017"
2017-09-08 Physics Open Night, Laszlo Mihaly: "Why do you need Einstein's special and general relativity to find your way in NYC?"
2017-09-22   Geology Open Night, Dr. Timothy Glotch, "Insights into lunar geology from mid-infrared remote sensing measurements"