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Schedule of Speakers

Spring 2016

Interested in speaking or know someone you would like to recommend? Please contact Mark Littmann, Program Chair, by email or call 865-974-8156.

Date Speaker
Friday, September 30 Biodiversity Collections: A Record of the Past; A Resource for the Future

Presentation by Dr. Jessica M. Budke, Assistant Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology; TENN Herbarium Director

Friday, October 7 No Meeting - Fall Break

We will not meet Friday, October 7 because of UT fall break.

Friday, October 14 Bears in the Smokies

Presentation by Dr. Jay Clark, Instructor in Biology, Maryville College

Friday, October 21 High-Growth Firms--Where Are They?

Presentation by Dr. Ronald Kalafsky, Professor of Geography

Friday, October 28 What Are Rangelands and What Is Happening to Them

Presentation by Dr. Robert A. Washington-Allen, Assistant Professor of Geography

Friday, November 4 The Atomic Nucleus: The Core of Matter, the Fuel of Stars

Presentation by Dr. Thomas Papenbrock, Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Friday, November 11 The Birthday Party Snake – When Humans and Wildlife Collide

Presentation by Paul Osborne, Owner, All Creatures Wildlife Services

Friday, November 18 How Do Infants Learn to Reach for Objects?

Presentation by Dr. Daniela Corbetta, Professor of Psychology

Friday, November 25 No Meeting - Thanksgiving Break

We will not meet Friday, November 25 nor any time in December. The UT Science Forum will resume in the spring 2017 semester.

To see a list of speakers from the past, visit the Previous Speakers page.

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