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November 2020

Simons Foundations Event

Professor Stephon Alexander will be discussing “What Can Scientists Learn From Artists?” presented by the Simons Foundation.  Please see the link below for event details.

Date:  Friday, November 6th
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm (EST)

October 2020

The Ohio State University, College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Physics Event — 58th Annual Alpheus W. Smith Lecture

Featuring Professor Sylvester James Gates, Jr., who will be giving the 58th Annual Alpheus W. Smith Lecture.

Date:  Tuesday, October 20th
Time: 8:00 pm (EST)

Title:  ‘How Thinking Like A Geneticist Helped Me  Solve A 25 Year-Old Einstein-Type Problem In String Theory’

September 2020

Simons Foundation Event — Center for Computational Astrophysics Colloquium

Featuring Professor Stephon Alexander 

Title:  “The Story of a Halo: Chern-Simons Theory, Cosmic Inflation and Dark Genesis”

Location: Online via Zoom (Colloquium Zoom)
Date: Friday, September 25th 2020
Time: 3:30 pm (EST)


Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense — The Biological Event Horizon: No Return or Total Resilience

Included Event Speaker, Associate Professor Sohini Ramachandran.

Event & Video Link:

Note:  This event was recorded on September 17, 2020 and premiered on September 24, 2020.

July 2020

Upcoming Event presented by the University of Oxford — The Greatest Physics Discoveries of the 20th Century

A Nobel Laureate panel will discuss their choices for “The Greatest Physics Discovery of the 20th Century”.

Professor Sylvester J. Gates, Jr. will be one of the featured discussants.  Please click the link below for further details.

Location: Online via Zoom
Date: Friday, July 31st 2020
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 PM BST (12 – 2 PM EST)

RSVP: FREE to attend by Zoom but registration required.
Book your place here.

June 2020

APS Physics Panel Event — “From Passion to Action:  Levers & Tools for Making Physics Inclusive & Equitable” featuring Professor Stephon Alexander, Professor Sylvester J. Gates, Jr. and Farrah Simpson (Graduate Student):

December 2019

STEMJazz Talk — Professor Sylvester J. Gates, Jr. discusses “The Fundamental Structures of Reality”.             Find out more about Professor Gates’s research on this topic at:

November 2019

Assistant Professor Brandon Ogbunu coordinates event hosted by the Brown Graduate School, Careers Beyond Academia: ‘Building STEM Capacity at Scale Through the EPSCOR Program’ featuring Chinonye Nnakwe Whitley from the National Science Foundation:  https:/BrownGraduateSchool/Event.

October 2019

Professor Christopher Rose hosts Thinking Out Loud featuring Professor Kristala Prather (MIT) — Part of the Presidential Colloquium Series:  thinkingoutloud_kristala-prather.