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Spring 2018 Lecture Series

*Tentative Titles
Fall 2017 - Spring 2018 Sponsor
The Policy Studies Organization with The American Public University
Date Description
January 5, 2018

Presidents Lecture

Taking the Pulse of the Ocean in a Changing World

Margaret Leinen

  • Vice Chancellor for Marine Science, UC San Diego and
    Director, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
January 19, 2018

The Human Cell Atlas
Revolutionizing Our Understanding of Cellular Diversity and Dynamics

Aviv Regev

  • Professor of Biology, MIT
    Core Member and Faculty Chair, The Broad Institute;
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

February 9, 2018

Cultural Heritage and Modern Inscriptional Forgeries in the Marketplace
The Intersection of Law, Ethics, and Biblical Studies

Christopher A. Rollston

  • Associate Professor of Northwest Semitic Languages and Literatures
    Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
    George Washington University
February 23, 2018



March 9, 2018


Thomas Zurbuchen

  • NASA Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate
    NASA Headquarters, and
    Associate Dean, Entrepreneurial Programs
    Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Science
    Department of Aerospace Engineering Space Research
    University of Michigan
March 23, 2018

Earth’s Earliest Life Written in Stone

Andrew H. Knoll

  • Fisher Professor of Natural History and
    Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences
    Harvard University
April 6, 2018

Cube Sats *
The Small Satellite Revolution

Jordi Puig-Suari

  • Professor of Aerospace Engineering
    College of Engineering
    California Polytechnic State University
April 20, 2018


May 4, 2018


May 18, 2018

The 87th Joseph Henry Lecture

Lectures on Cassini (Tentative)

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