JMU Physics Department Seminar Schedule, Fall 2015
Seminars this semester will be in HHS 1301

Past Seminars            

 

JMU Physics Dept. Seminars this semester will meet either Thursday from 3:30-5:00 OR Friday from 3:30 pm to 5:00.  Guests from the outside community are welcome to attend.  They should procure a parking tag at 540-568-3300, or park in metered spaces in the university lots. If you would like to be added to or removed from the email list, notify Harold Butner by sending an email to butnerhm@jmu.edu.

Fall 2015 Seminars


Date

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title

Host/Contact

Abstract


Thursday 09/03

Harold Butner
JMU Physics

Welcome Back
Towards the Future
(Junior/Senior Advising)


Thursday 09/10

-CAP-
Career and Academic
Planning
JMU

Two Words: Think Ahead!
Resources JMU can offer you...
(Junior/Senior Advising)

H. Butner


Thursday 09/17

Chris Duffy
Host of NPR's
"You're the Expert"

Comedy as a Teaching Tool

A. Constantin


Thursday 09/24

Yasmeen Shorish
JMU Libraries

Annotated Bibliographies and You
(Juniors/Seniors only)

H. Butner


Thursday 10/01

Chris Shrader
Fermi Science Support Center
NASA GSFC

Fermi "Light" Curves
What can Gamma Ray Variability
tell us about AGNs?

K. Fukumura


Thursday 10/08

Enrico Rossi
William & Mary

TBA
Material Science

G. Scarel


Thursday 10/15

Ted Bunn
University of Richmond

TBA
Cosmology

H. Butner


Thursday 10/15

Ted Bunn
University of Richmond

TBA
Cosmology

John C. Wells Planetarium Science Series
7pm - Wilson Hall- Public Talk

S. Virani

Poster


Friday 10/23

TBA

TBA

JMU Physics Alumnus of the Year
Class of XXXX

S. Whisnant


Thursday 10/29

Lara Anderson
Virginia Tech

TBA
String Theory

I. Melnikov


Thursday 11/05

TBA
JMU Physics

TBA
Seminar on 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics

H. Butner


Thursday 11/12

John Mathers
Goddard Space Flight Center

co-winner of
2006 Nobel Prize

TBA
Cosmology

H. Butner


Thursday 11/12

John Mathers
Goddard Space Flight Center

co-winner of
2006 Nobel Prize

TBA

John C. Wells Planetarium Science Series
7pm - Wilson Hall - Public Talk

S. Virani

Poster


Thursday 11/19

No Seminar

Go to the Labs instead!

Students Explore the Research Labs

All PHYS 105 students and other interested students
visit the Physics Research Labs
and see what your fellow students are working on!

Juniors
&
Seniors


Thursday 11/26

Thanksgiving Break
No Seminar


Thursday 12/03

Franceso Tombesi
NASA GFSC &
Univ. of Maryland
College Park

TBA
Black Holes

K. Fukumura


Thursday 12/10

Ioana Niculescu
JMU Physics

TBA
Nuclear Physics

H. Butner


Thursday 12/17

End Of Semester

Finals Week (from 12/14 till 12/18)
No Seminar

Good Luck on Finals!

 

Other JMU Science and Technology Seminars:

John C. Wells Planetarium

Department of Biology
Department of Geology
Department of Chemistry
Department of Mathematics and Statistics