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 2010 CLASP Lecture Schedule

WSU announces the schedule for the 2010 CLASP Lecture series.
All CLASP Lectures will take place at 7 p.m. in Stark Auditorium. This year's theme: The Big Sky.

Oct. 6:
 

"Reading the Sky in the Middle Ages: Medicine, Providence, and Meaning in the Stars”
Andrew Higl, English


“Written in the Stars: the Astronomy Behind our Calendar” 
Jennifer Anderson, Geoscience

Oct. 14: (This lecture will take place on Thursday)
“When Night Becomes Day: Light Pollution in Winona” 
Jim Berglund, Missouri State University geospatial sciences

Oct. 20:  

“Understanding Global Climate Change: A Primer for the Everyday Citizen” 
Toby Dogwiler, Geoscience
 

“What WSU is doing to reduce Carbon Footprint”
Kurt Lohide,  WSU VP for Finance and Administrative Services



Oct. 27:
“Heavenly Warriors: the Sky in Aztec Mythology”  Juan Fernandez-Iglesias,
Global Studies and World Languages


“Did Minnesota Discover Dark Matter?” Andy Ferstl, Physics



Nov. 3
“From Picturesque to Pixels and Back Again”
Vittorio Collaizi, Art (Emeritus)

“Visualizing Air Quality for the Winona Community” 
Chun Lok Mah, Art; Fred Otto, Physics; Jeanne Franz, Chemistry


Nov. 10
“Air in the Soil for a Good Life Above Ground” 
Bruno Borsari, Biology

"Tracking the Gulf Oil Spill from the Sky”
Mingrui Zhang, Computer Science


For more information, contact Jim Armstrong at 507-457-5418.


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