New and Upcoming Events at the Science Tavern - November 22, 2011 Edition

From: Marc Merlin
Sent on: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 9:00 AM

We’ve added several new meetups to our calendar this week which will carry us into the month of December. Please check them out. Also, remember you can follow us on Twitter @sciencetavern and on our Facebook page.

Wishing everyone an enjoyable and safe holiday weekend from the Science Tavern,
Marc


This week

Sun, 3:00p
Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Planet - 8 of 9  NEW
Longtime Science Tavern volunteer, David Carlson, hosts this installment of our Great Courses DVD presentation. Topics to be covered include: Ecology and Economy of Sex and Reproduction; Cities and the Human Demographic Transition; Coevolution among Species; and The Coevolution of Human Diseases.


Next week

Thu, Dec 1, 11:00a
Celebration of Mind: Connecting Mathematics, Magic and Mystery  NEW
Spelman College mathematics professor Colm Mulcahy continues the celebration of the illustrious recreational mathematician Martin Gardner with this talk at Georgia Tech, hosted by Ernie Croot of the Department of Mathematics there.

Thu, Dec 1, 5:30p
World AIDS Day Lecture - An Historical Perspective on HIV/AIDS Prevention & Treatment  NEW
In commemoration of World AIDS Day and in conjunction with two ongoing exhibits, Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of World AIDS Posters and The AIDS Memorial Quilt, the Museum of Design Atlanta will be open 24 hours and will offer this lecture by pediatric infectious disease specialist, Dr. Andres Camacho-Gonzalez, as part of the day’s program. Many thanks to Jane Kelly for suggesting and hosting this event.

Sun, Dec 4, 3:00p
Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Planet - 9 of 9  NEW
This installment concludes the Great Courses DVD series and will feature: Strategies for Reversing Ecosystem Decline; Designing Spaces for Wildlife; Toward Sustainable Urban Ecosystems; and Recovering Ecosystems - Hope for the Future.


December

Sat, Dec 10, 7:00p
Holiday Science Trivia Challenge
There are plenty of seats left for our custom-made, science-only team trivia competition. Please encourage any students you know, high school or college, to attend. $100 in Manuel’s gift certificates will be offered as prize money.

 

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