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Greg Dewey explains network theory

Greg Dewey explains network theory
The President’s Dining Room was nearly full Monday for Interim Provost Greg Dewey’s lecture, “Network Theory in Biology.” Dewey’s lecture compared social networks and relationships between genes in biological systems. He also explained the significance of his research and how the application of his work employed the network theory to examine cancer biology. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Brittany... 

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Faculty Lecture Series Valerie Jordan’s lecture, originally scheduled for Monday, “State-by-State Varia­tions in Mental Health Regu­lations,” has been postponed. The next lecture will be held at 12:03 p.m. on Nov. 22 in the President’s Dining Room. Ian Lising will present, “Across the House: The Art and Science of World Universities Champion­ship Debating.” Javelin Throwers Can you... 

Daneshbod demonstrates math principles

Daneshbod demonstrates math principles
Yousef Daneshbod, assistant professor of mathematics, graduated with a master’s degree from Shiraz University in Iran and a doctorate from Claremont Graduate University. On Monday Daneshbod’s lecture, titled “The Geometry of Undamped Harmonic Oscillators,” addressed the mathematics of droplets and their practical uses, one of which is the mobius strip, which when used in machinery wears evenly... 

Sean Bernard ‘spins’ research into fiction

Sean Bernard 'spins' research into fiction
Associate Professor of Writing Sean Bernard shared excerpts from his most recent work Monday during his lecture “Gold into Straw: Immigrant Research Spun into Fiction” in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Bernard used a research grant to study the Basque culture in California and Nevada. The Basque people descend from areas in France and Spain and are most noteworthy for migration and sheepherding... 

MSS professor Marilyn Oliver has new insight on ACL injuries

MSS professor Marilyn Oliver has new insight on ACL injuries
“A Sabbatical Saga: Frustrating, Formative, and Fulfilling” was the title of Marilyn Oliver’s faculty lecture Monday. Oliver, professor of movement and sports science, explained how her sabbatical helped her to become an expert at the video analysis software Dartfish. Oliver demonstrated the software and its utility for instructors athletes and researchers. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Michael Phillips LV Life... 

Law professor McMurtry-Chubb speaks on race issues

Law professor McMurtry-Chubb speaks on race issues
Professor Teri McMurtry-Chubb is no stranger to issues of racial inequalities. She has lectured nationally on topics such as structural workplace discrimination and disproportionate sentencing for African Americans. She is the first African American woman to work as a law clerk for the 5th Judicial District of Iowa. McMurtry-Chubb, assistant professor of law, discussed these issues in her lecture... 

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Faculty Lecture Series The Faculty Lecture Series will continue at noon on Monday in the President’s Dining Room with Marilyn Oliver’s “A Sabbatical Saga: Frustrating, Formative, Ful­filling (and Dartfish Thrown in for Fun).” On Oct. 25, Sean Bernard will present “Gold into Straw: Basque Immigrant Research Spun into Fiction.” On Nov. 1, Yousef Daneshbod will present, “The Geometry of... 

William Cook talks Palestine

William Cook talks Palestine
William Cook, professor of English, discusses the issues in the Middle East during the lecture “Light from the Darkness: ‘Top Secret’ files from the Bowels of Rhodes House” on Monday. Cook has published a book on the topic called “Tracking Deception: Bush Mid-East Policy.”/photo by Garrett Gutierrez Tennille Wright Staff Writer Introduced as a “local radical,” William Cook, professor... 

Sabbatical refreshes Trotter’s art

Sabbatical refreshes Trotter's art
Ruth Trotter, professor of art, presented the faculty lecture, “Artists in Residence: DRAWinternational Caylus, France,” on Monday. Trotter discussed her most recent work and her experience in France at the contemporary art center DRAWinternational. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer During her sabbatical stay in Caylus, France, Ruth Trotter, professor of art, enjoyed... 

Alvarez talks perceptions of U.S.

Alvarez talks perceptions of U.S.
On his first trip outside the United States, Paul Alvarez professor of movement and sports science, served as athletic trainer for the United States International University Sports Federation competition hosted by Serbia. The event, held in Belgrade in July, is an international competition for collegiate athletes. Alvarez will join Team USA again for next year’s competition in China. / photo by... 
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