Science Seminar: Mineralogy at NOVA

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar Friday, February 20 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum on the Annandale Campus. “From Meters to Microns: Mineralogy at NOVA – Unique Perspective in the Study of Virginia Geology” will be presented by Geology Professor Shelley Jaye. Light refreshments and an opportunity to meet the speaker will be from 11:30 a.m. … Continue reading Science Seminar: Mineralogy at NOVA

Science Seminar: “The Sun: Our Very Own Stellar Laboratory”

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, October 24 from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Theater, Annandale Campus. Dr. Peter Williams, who teaches physics and astronomy at NOVA, will present “The Sun: Our Very Own Stellar Laboratory.” Light refreshments and an opportunity to meet the speaker will be from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. in the CE Lower … Continue reading Science Seminar: “The Sun: Our Very Own Stellar Laboratory”

Science Seminar: “The Sun: Our Very Own Stellar Laboratory”

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, October 24 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Theater, Annandale Campus. Dr. Peter Williams, who teaches physics and astronomy at NOVA, will present “The Sun: Our Very Own Stellar Laboratory.” Light refreshments and an opportunity to meet the speaker will be from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. in … Continue reading Science Seminar: “The Sun: Our Very Own Stellar Laboratory”

Science Seminar: Cognitive Science – 21st Century Minds

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a science seminar on Friday, September 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum on the Annandale Campus. NOVA Psychology Professor Ramezan Dowlati will present “Cognitive Science – 21st Century Minds: Evolution of the Mind and Human-Technology.” Light refreshments and an opportunity to meet the speaker will be from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 … Continue reading Science Seminar: Cognitive Science – 21st Century Minds

Science Seminar: Cognitive Science – 21st Century Minds

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, September 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum on the Annandale Campus. NOVA Psychology Professor Ramezan Dowlati will present “Cognitive Science – 21st Century Minds: Evolution of the Mind and Human-Technology.“ Light refreshments and an opportunity to meet the speaker will be from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 … Continue reading Science Seminar: Cognitive Science – 21st Century Minds

Science Seminar: “Why Earth Is (Still) Getting Warmer”

All students, staff and faculty are invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, March 21 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Theater on the Annandale Campus. “Why Earth Is (Still) Getting Warmer” will be presented by Dr. Robert C. Means, an international consultant and adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins University Energy and Climate Policy Program and University of Maryland Environmental Legal Studies Program. Light refreshments … Continue reading Science Seminar: “Why Earth Is (Still) Getting Warmer”

Science Seminar: “Why Earth Is (Still) Getting Warmer”

All students, staff and faculty are invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, March 21 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Theater on the Annandale Campus. “Why Earth Is (Still) Getting Warmer” will be presented by Dr. Robert C. Means, an international consultant and adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins University Energy and Climate Policy Program and University of Maryland Environmental Legal Studies Program. … Continue reading Science Seminar: “Why Earth Is (Still) Getting Warmer”

Science Seminar: “Your Telomeres and Your Immortality”

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, February 21 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Theater. Dr. Mihaela Chamberlin will present “Your Telomeres and Your Immortality.” Light refreshments and a meet-and-greet will be from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. in the Lower Gallery.  The event is presented by the Science Seminar Committee; Math, Science and Engineering Division; and the Annandale … Continue reading Science Seminar: “Your Telomeres and Your Immortality”

Science Seminar: “Your Telomeres and Your Immortality”

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, February 21 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Theater. Dr. Mihaela Chamberlin will present “Your Telomeres and Your Immortality.” Light refreshments and a meet-and-greet will be from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. in the Lower Gallery.  The event is presented by the Science Seminar Committee; Math, Science and Engineering … Continue reading Science Seminar: “Your Telomeres and Your Immortality”

Science Seminar: A Unique Environmental, Musical Event

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a NOVA environmental science and musical event. Please join us for an ecologically themed concert featuring music reflecting on the environment performed by Dr. Jonathan D. Kolm and vocalist Katherine Riddle. In addition, Dr. Jayant A. Sathaye will present an environment-themed lecture, “Climate Change Mitigation and Impacts: Technologies and Policies.” The talk will provide background information and an overview of global energy and … Continue reading Science Seminar: A Unique Environmental, Musical Event

Science Seminar: A Unique Environmental, Musical Event

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a NOVA environmental science and musical event. Please join us for an ecologically themed concert featuring music reflecting on the environment performed by Dr. Jonathan D. Kolm and vocalist Katherine Riddle. In addition, Dr. Jayant A. Sathaye will present an environment-themed lecture, “Climate Change Mitigation and Impacts: Technologies and Policies.” The talk will provide background information and an overview of global energy and … Continue reading Science Seminar: A Unique Environmental, Musical Event

Science Seminar on Writings in History on Volcanoes

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar held on Friday, October 25 in the CE Theater (Annandale Campus) from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Dr. Art Schuhart’s presentation is titled, “Here Comes the Boom: Scientific Writing throughout History… with Volcanoes!” Light refreshments and Meet & Greet with the Speaker in the Lower Gallery from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 p.m. This seminar will highlight the integral, and often unacknowledged, … Continue reading Science Seminar on Writings in History on Volcanoes

Science Seminar on Writings in History on Volcanoes

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar held on Friday, October 25 in the CE Theater (Annandale Campus) from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Dr. Art Schuhart’s presentation is titled, “Here Comes the Boom: Scientific Writing throughout History… with Volcanoes!” Light refreshments and Meet & Greet with the Speaker in the Lower Gallery from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 p.m. This seminar will highlight the integral, … Continue reading Science Seminar on Writings in History on Volcanoes

Science Seminar on Nuclear Power

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a science seminar titled “The Past, Present and Future of Nuclear Power” by Dr. Craig Jensen, NOVA physics faculty, on Friday, September 27 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Theater. Light refreshments and a “Meet and Greet the Speaker” will be 11:30 p.m. to 11:55 p.m. in the Lower Gallery. Nuclear power came about with the great … Continue reading Science Seminar on Nuclear Power

Science Seminar on the Importance of Nanotechnology

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, March 22 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in CE Theater. Light refreshments and a “Meet & Greet” with the speaker will be from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. in the Lower Gallery. Dr. Manori Nadesalingam, NOVA physics faculty, will present “Beyond Microtechnology – Importance of Nanotechnology in the 21st Century.” Nanotechnology … Continue reading Science Seminar on the Importance of Nanotechnology

Science Seminar: Waterborne Infectious Diseases

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, February 15, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., in the CE Theater. Dr. Gillian S. Backus will present “Sickening: Waterborne Infectious Diseases in a Dynamic World.” Light refreshments and a “meet and greet” with the speaker in the lower gallery will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. The seminar is presented by the Science Seminar Committee; Math, Science … Continue reading Science Seminar: Waterborne Infectious Diseases

Science Seminar: Waterborne Infectious Diseases

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, February 15, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., in the CE Theater. Dr. Gillian S. Backus will present “Sickening: Waterborne Infectious Diseases in a Dynamic World.” Light refreshments and a “meet and greet” with the speaker in the lower gallery will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. The seminar is presented by the Science Seminar Committee; Math, Science … Continue reading Science Seminar: Waterborne Infectious Diseases

Science Seminar: Waterborne Infectious Diseases

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, February 15, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., in the CE Theater. Dr. Gillian S. Backus will present “Sickening: Waterborne Infectious Diseases in a Dynamic World.” Light refreshments and a “meet and greet” with the speaker in the lower gallery will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. The seminar is presented … Continue reading Science Seminar: Waterborne Infectious Diseases

Science Seminar: “A New Era in Physics Is About to Dawn”

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to “A New Era in Physics Is About to Dawn,” a Science Seminar scheduled for Friday, November 30 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Theater. Dr. Walerian Majewski will be the speaker. The event is sponsored by the Mathematics, Science and Engineering Division and the Lyceum. Light refreshments and “Meet and Greet” will take … Continue reading Science Seminar: “A New Era in Physics Is About to Dawn”

Science Seminar: “A New Era in Physics Is About to Dawn”

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to “A New Era in Physics Is About to Dawn,” a Science Seminar scheduled for Friday, November 30 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Theater. Dr. Walerian Majewski will be the speaker. The event is sponsored by the Mathematics, Science and Engineering Division and the Lyceum. Light refreshments and “Meet and Greet” will take … Continue reading Science Seminar: “A New Era in Physics Is About to Dawn”

Science Seminar: Microbial Vignettes: It’s Okay to be Small

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar, titled “Microbial Vignettes: It’s Okay to be Small,” on Friday, September 28 in the CE Theater from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Light refreshments and Meet and Greet will take place in the Lower Gallery from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. The guest speaker will be NOVA faculty Dr. Karen Bushaw-Newton. This event … Continue reading Science Seminar: Microbial Vignettes: It’s Okay to be Small

Science Seminiar: “Going to the Ends of the Earth to Study Ice Sheets, Sea Level and Global Climate Change”

A science seminar titled “Going to the Ends of the Earth to Study Ice Sheets, Sea Level and Global Climate Change” will be held on Friday, November 18 from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum. Dr. Julie M. Palais of the Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation (NSF), is scheduled to be the speaker. This event is open to all students, faculty … Continue reading Science Seminiar: “Going to the Ends of the Earth to Study Ice Sheets, Sea Level and Global Climate Change”

Science Seminar: “Wetlands – An Ecosystem Perspective”

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, October 28 in the CE Forum from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Titled “Wetlands – An Ecosystem Perspective,” NOVA faculty Lisa D. Williams will be the speaker. Wetlands are ecosystems still undervalued in the United States and throughout the world. Although the international scientific and public communities have taken steps to … Continue reading Science Seminar: “Wetlands – An Ecosystem Perspective”

Science Seminar: “Current Developments in Anti-Cancer Therapy – Human Topoisomerase I and II Inhibitors”

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar: “Current Developments in Anti -Cancer Therapy – Human Topoisomerase I and II Inhibitors.” Sponsored by the Mathematics, Science and Engineering Division and the Lyceum, it will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30 in the CE Forum on the Annandale Campus. The presenter will be Dr. Ben Wang, … Continue reading Science Seminar: “Current Developments in Anti-Cancer Therapy – Human Topoisomerase I and II Inhibitors”