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2011 Calendar of events

The College of Science will spotlight its faculty, students and alumni during Science Week 2011-12 the week of October 31-November 4. A variety of events are scheduled, including:
Monday, Oct. 31
9-9:50 a.m.
UT Arlington alumnus Dr. Robert Lynch, M.D. (Biology '78) will speak to Freshmen Interest Groups on "Health Care: Calling or Profession?" Dr. Lynch is CEO of Tulane Medical Center and has led the hospital as it plays a key role in helping New Orleans in its recovery efforts from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.
Monday, Oct. 31
12-1 p.m.
Nedderman Hall
Room 100
UT Arlington alumnus Dr. Robert Lynch, M.D. (Biology '78) will talk on "Saving New Orleans", detailing the role he played in the city's efforts to bounce back from Hurricane Katrina. Lynch, now CEO of Tulane Medical Center, was head of New Orleans' Veterans Hospital at the time Katrina struck. Open to all.
Tuesday, Nov. 1
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Life Sciences
Room 122
UT Arlington alumna Chloe Lemelle, a member of the executive consulting team at Baltrus Holliweg International, will talk to Nicolette Lopez's Introduction to Psychology class on ethics from the perspective of an Industrial/Organizational psychology practitioner.
Tuesday, Nov. 1
6-8 p.m.
Chemistry & Physics Building lobby
A Science Organization Fair is planned for Freshmen Interest Groups and Science Constituency Council members. Interested students can find information about a variety of UT Arlington science organizations. A free Planetarium show will follow and is open to all on a space-available basis.
Wednesday, Nov. 2
12:30-1:50 p.m. Nedderman Hall
Room 100
"Medicine and Ethics", a panel discussion comprised of UT Arlington alumni, which will discuss issues related to medicine and the law, and how ethics affects medical practice. Panelists will include Dr. Dale Martin, D.D.S. (Chemistry '75); Dr. Ignacio Nuñez, M.D. (Biology '75); Dr. Michael Sakowski, M.D. (Biology '66); and Dr. Maxwell Scarlett, M.D. (Biology '66). The panel will be moderated by Dr. Tim Henry, D.D.S., associate dean of the Honors College and a biology lecturer. Open to all.
Wednesday, Nov. 2
12-1 p.m.,
Central Library
6th floor parlor
As part of the UT Arlington Library's Focus on Faculty series, Asok Ray, professor of physics, will speak on "Alternate Energies: Nuclear and Beyond". A reception will follow from 1-1:30 p.m. Open to all.
Wednesday, Nov. 2
4-5 p.m. S
Science Hall
Room 101
A Physics Colloquium, Faculty Expo II, featuring members of the UT Arlington physics faculty. Scheduled speakers include Zdzislaw Musielak, Samar Mohanty, Yue Deng, Amir Farbin, and Ping Liu. Open to all.
Thursday, Nov. 3 and Friday, Nov. 4, Geosciences Building To put a spotlight on the need to increase participation of underrepresented minorities in the geosciences, UT Arlington will host two days of presentations by both UT Arlington and visiting faculty, aimed at helping Ph.D. students achieve success in industries related to geoscience. The program is being coordinated by Dr. Ashanti Johnson, executive director of the Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) through its MS PHD'S (Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in Earth System Science) program.
Thursday-Friday, November 24-25 Thanksgiving holidays
Friday, December 9 Last day of classes, Fall 2011 semester
Saturday, December 10- Friday, December 16 Final exams
Thursday, December 15 College of Science Fall 2011 Commencement
12:30 p.m., Texas Hall, 701 W. Nedderman Drive Students who are eligible for graduation in Fall 2011 must register with their college/school to participate in commencement and receive guest tickets. Graduates should arrive between 11 and 11:45 a.m. at the West One side doors to Texas Hall. Guests are encouraged to arrive at the East Side entrance doors one hour early. Tickets are required for all guests; information on how to obtain tickets will be emailed to students during the Fall 2011 semester; the exact date will be announced soon.
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