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Hettinger Lecture Series
The Dr. Deborah Hettinger Alumni Faculty Lecture Series features live webinar-style lectures from TLU faculty, alumni, and staff about specialized topics. The series began in 2011 and has included lectures from Dr. Oekerman (Reading to Your Children: It is never too early to start!), Dr. Squires (The Role of Exercise in Metabolic Syndrome Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes), Dr. Jonas (Disease of the Week), Dr. McClusky (Astronomy, the Universe, and Faith; thoughts from a Lutheran Scientist), Dr. Phil Ruge-Jones (Performing Mark's Passion Story), and many others.
Viewers can use the livestream site's social media function to ask questions or make comments during the actual presentation, allowing for a lively conversation. Mark your calendar for some of the upcoming conversations or view the archived lecture videos. All lectures begin promptly at 12 p.m. and will last a minimum of 25 minutes, while others may last 45 minutes. Don't be afraid to join even if you're late!
TLU Physics Faculty: "Pondering The Universe: Investigation & Discovery With Physics"
September 14, 2017 at 12 PM
In this fall kickoff to the Hettinger Lecture Series, Drs. Fuchs, Berggren, and Sauncy will discuss the big questions physicists around the world are trying to answer. They will discuss the history, methods, and concepts of today’s biggest unanswered questions. From dark matter to gravitational waves, come ponder the universe and learn what physics can teach us.