SIGMA XI - NJIT CHAPTER  

 

SEMINARS CONDUCTED DURING ACADEMIC YEAR 2008-2009

(For abstract and details, click at seminar date)

 

Wednesday,September 17, 2008: ROBERT O'HARROW, JR., Investigative Reporter, The Washington Post: "NO PLACE TO HIDE: OUR LIVES AFTER 9/11"   (co-sponsored with the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee and the Albert Dorman Honors College).  

Wednesday, October 1, 2008: MIQUELA CRAYTOR, Executive Director, Sustainability South Bronx: "ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE SOLUTIONS: WHAT IS TECHNOLOGY'S ROLE?"  (co-sponsored with the NJIT Technology & Society Forum, Albert Dorman Honors College and Murray Center for Women in Technology) 

Wednesday, November 12, 2008: DAVID O. ORR, Paul Sears Distinguished Professor, Oberlin College; James Marsh Professor, University of Vermont: "SOME LIKE IT HOT - MANY MORE DON'T: CLIMATE CHANGE AND US POLITICS"  (co-sponsored with the NJIT Technology & Society Forum and the Albert Dorman Honors College) 

Wednesday, January 28, 2009: RALPH IZZO, Chairman, President and CEO, Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated: "A SUSTAINABLE ENERGY POLICY FOR URBAN AREAS"  (co-sponsored with the NJIT Technology & Society Forum and the Albert Dorman Honors College) 

Monday, February 16, 2009: KANG SUN,PhD, Venture Partner, WI Harper Group: "SOLAR ENERGY: A STRATEGIC INDUSTRY FOR THE NEXT DECADES"   (co-sponsored by the Joint Rutgers (Newark) Applied Physic Programs, NJIT School of Management, NJIT Materials Science and Engineering Program, NJIT Technology & Society Forum and Sigma Xi)  

Wednesday, Wednesday, February 25, 2009: MEMBERS OF THE NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA presented a CONCERT, Featuring SOPRANO THARANGA GOONETILLEKE:   (co-sponsored by The NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee, the Albert Dorman Honors College and Sigma Xi)  

Wednesday, March 25, 2009: LEITH SHARP, Founding Director, Harvard Green Campus Initiative: "ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABILITY: THE HARVARD CASE STUDY"   (co-sponsored by the NJIT Technology & Society Forum Committee, Albert Dorman Honors College, Murray Center for Women in Technology and Sigma Xi)  

Wednesday, April 1, 2009: DAVID ROTHENBERG, PhD, Department of Humanities, NJIT College of Science and Liberal Arts: "WHY WHALES AND BIRDS SING"   (co-sponsored by the NJIT Technology & Society Forum Committee, Albert Dorman Honors College and Sigma Xi)  

Wednesday, April 6, 2009: JEROME F. BAKER, PhD, Executive Director, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society: "THE VALUE OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES"   (co-sponsored by the NJIT Technology & Society Forum Committee, Albert Dorman Honors College and Sigma Xi)