Colloquium Schedule

Colloquium Schedule

Colloquia are held in SW219 at 4:00 p.m. (unless noted below)
Colloquium Teas are held in SW113 at 3:30 p.m. (unless noted below)

Academic Year 2014-2015




Department Welcome Tea
3:30 to 4:45 p.m.
August 26
Mike Briley
(Appalachian State University)
Abundance Variations Among Globular Clusters: What Can They Tell Us? September 23
Keren Sharon
(University of Michigan)
Gravitational Lensing -- Using Nature's Largest Telescopes October 14
Stasa Milojevic
(Indiana University)
Astronomy as a Scientific Field: Social and Cognitive Practices and Their Evolution October 28
Brian O'Shea
(Michigan State University)
Galaxy Clusters: Laboratories For Extreme Plasma Physics November 4
Ian Roederer
(University of Michigan)

The First Stars, Globular Clusters, and U

November 18
Martha Haynes
(Cornell University)
Edmondson Lecture:
Not all Galaxies Are The Same:What A Galaxy's Appearance Tells Us About Its Life History
SW 119
December 7
Martha Haynes
(Cornell University)
Edmondson Colloquium:
Excessively Gas-Rich Galaxies in the ALFALFA Survey
December 9
John Cannon
(Macalester College)
Harvesting ALFALFA: The Faint End of the Galaxy Luminosity Function February 3
Honors Colloquium Honors Colloquium
SW 238
March 5
Laura Chomiuk
(Michigan State University)
Classical Novae as Laboratories for Stellar Astrophysics March 10
Ed Churchwell
(University of Wisconsin Madison)
The Infrared Galaxy: What Have We Learned March 31
Keivan Stassun
(Vanderbilt University)

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-PhD Bridge Program: A Model for Increasing Diversity at the PhD Level in Physics & Astronomy
SW 113
12:30 PM
April 7
Keivan Stassun
(Vanderbilt University)
Advances in Stellar Astrophysics, Star Formation, and Exoplanet Science with Large Surveys April 7
David Nidever
(University of Michigan)

Giampaolo Piotto
(University of Padova)

Multiple Stellar Populations in Globular Clusters: Chemical Tagging, Photometric Sequences and Dynamics
SW 113
12:05 PM
April 24