SIGMA XI - NJIT CHAPTER  

 

SEMINARS CONDUCTED DURING ACADEMIC YEAR 2007-2008

(For abstract and details, click at seminar date)

 

Wednesday,September 19, 2007: Robert Root-Bernstein, PhD, Professor of Physiology, Michigan StateUniversity: "MENTAL TOOLS FOR CREATIVITY"   (co-sponsored by the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee, the Albert Dorman Honors College and Sigma Xi).  

Wednesday, October 10, 2007: Cheng Li, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution and William R. Kenan Professor of Goverment, Hamilton College: "CHINA'S FUTURE: A PARADOX OF HOPE AND FEAR"  (co-sponsored by the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee, the Albert Dorman Honors College and Sigma Xi).  

Wednesday, Monday, December 3, 2007: The Society of Musical Arts (SOMA) and the NJIT Student Center presented a WINTER CONCERT, Featuring three promising young musicians:   (co-sponsored by The NJIT Technology and Society Forum and Sigma Xi).  

Monday, February 25, 2008: Jon Plaut, President, Global Learning, Inc.: "SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIETY'S PRIORITIES"   (co-sponsored by the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee, Albert Dorman Honors College and Sigma Xi).  

Monday, March 31, 2008: Lynn Margulis, Distinguished University Professor, University of Massachussetts, Amherst: "EVOLUTION OF LIFE: SEX AND OTHER MERGERS"   (co-sponsored by the NJIT Technology & Society Forum, Albert Dorman Honors College, Murray Center for Women in Technology and Sigma Xi).  

Wednesday, April 2, 2008: MEMBERS OF THE NEW JERSEY SYNPHONY ORCHESTRA, performing the Schubert octet scored for two violins, viola, cello, double-bass, clarinet, bassoon and French horn   (co-sponsored by the NJIT Technology & Society Forum, Albert Dorman Honors College and Sigma Xi).  

Monday, April 7, 2008: VIOLINIST RIEKO KAWABATA, performing CÚsar Franck's sonata for violin and piano   (co-sponsored by the NJIT Technology & Society Forum, Albert Dorman Honors College and Sigma Xi).  

Wednesday, April 30, 2008: CHARLES M. VEST, President, National Academy of Engineering, President Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: "ENGINEERING EDUCATION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY"   (co-sponsored with the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee and the Albert Dorman Honors College).