Spring 2012 Physics Seminar



January 16:  No classes -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 23: Mallika Dhar (ETSU) 
   Studies of Meson Mass Spectra in the Context of Quark-Antiquark Bound States

January 30: Beverly Smith (ETSU)
    Ultraluminous X-Ray Sources in Interacting Galaxies: Are They Intermediate Mass Black Holes?

February 6: Jennifer Houchins (SHODOR)
   Moving beyond Powerpointlessness: Building STEM Curriculum with Computational Thinking and a Parallel Perspective

February 13: No Seminar

February 20: Ken Gayley (University of Iowa)
    X-Raying the Winds of Hot Stars

February 27: No seminar

March 5: Spring Break -- NO SEMINAR

March 12: Michael Castelaz  (Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute)
   Gravitationally Lensed X-Ray Sources at the Galactic Center

March 19: student presentations

March 26: Steve Gibson (Western Kentucky University)
Cool, Hidden Clouds in the Milky Way

April 2: Veronique Petit (West Chester University)
The Magnetosphere of Massive Stars

April 9: Don Luttermoser (ETSU)
The Infrared Spectra of Mira Stars

April 16:  No seminar

April 23: Jason Beaulieu (Virginia Tech)
 A Dynamic, Interactive Approach to Learning Engineering and Mathematics

For additional information about the Spring 2012 seminar schedule, contact the seminar coordinator Dr. Beverly Smith at smithbj@etsu.edu or (423)-439-8418

The Fall 2011 Seminar Schedule