April 9 – History of the universe in pictures

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Special guest

 

Yervant Terzian, Tisch Distinguished University Professor, Department of Astronomy, and Bethe House House Fellow

Terzian’s webpage

Topic

 

History of the Universe from Hubble Space Telescope Images

7:15pm, 125 Hans Bethe House

Open to the public; you are welcome to invite others who may be interested

March 26 – Bird brains!

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Special guest

 

Jesse H. Goldberg, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Robert R. Capranica Fellow, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, and Bethe House House Fellow

Goldberg’s webpage

Topic

 

What the brains of babbling songbirds tell us about learning, creativity and Parkinson’s disease

7:15pm, 125 Hans Bethe House

Open to the public; you are welcome to invite others who may be interested

March 19 – Writing historical fiction

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Special guest

 

Katherine Howe, Novelist, Lecturer in American Studies, expert in the occult, and Bethe House House Fellow

Howe’s webpage

Topic

 

From Archive to Page: Mining history for fun and profit (and art, too)

7:15pm, 125 Hans Bethe House

Open to the public; you are welcome to invite others who may be interested

March 12 – Research ethics

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Special guest

 

M. Elizabeth Karns, MPH, JD, Epidemiologist, Lecturer in Statistics in ILR and Bethe House House Fellow

Karns’ webpage

Topic

 

Research Ethics — Competing Goals (or why academic integrity is a mini-version of research integrity)

7:15pm, 125 Hans Bethe House

Open to the public; you are welcome to invite others who may be interested