Simpson University Invites Community to Science and Mathematics Night
For Immediate Release
REDDING, Calif.—Simpson University invites the community to its second evening of “Encounters in Science and Mathematics,” a series of TED-style talks and interactive lab demonstrations, on Thursday, Feb. 8.
Hosted by the Department of Science and Mathematics, the evening starts in LaBaume-Rudat Hall, room 204, at 6:30 p.m. with refreshments, followed by talks from 7 to 8 p.m.
From 8 to 9, laboratories on the first floor of the adjacent Science and Nursing Center will be open for demonstrations, including a spaghetti tower-building competition with prizes starting at 8:30.
Featured speakers and topics include:
- IMFs and the Making of a Snowflake” – Dr. Berkeley Shorthill, associate professor of chemistry
- AGEs and Why They Age Us – Professor Megan Grover, assistant professor of anatomy and physiology
- North America’s Most Colonial Landbird: Tricolored Blackbird – Professor Larry Siemens, chemistry
- The Problem with Homology – Dr. David Rice, assistant professor of biology
- The Misinformation Age – Professor Michael Austin, assistant professor of physics
Admission is free. To register for the event, visit simpsonu.edu/sciencenight.
Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit simpsonu.edu.
Contact: SU Public Relations