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Faculty Activities R-Z

Karen Richman, director, Academic Affairs and Center for Migration and Border Studies, Institute for Latino Studies, colloquium “Implications of a Quarter Century of Research in Personal Finance” at The National Endowment for Financial Education, Denver, C), Aug. 2-4, 2010.

Jeanne Romero-Severson, associate professor, biological sciences, presented a talk entitled "A Population Genetics Proposal for Chestnut," at the Chestnut NE 1033 meeting in Asheville, NC on Sept. 17-18, 2010. She presented an invited talk, "Stress Responses in Hardwood Forest Trees," at UCLA on Nov. 22, 2010. 

Jonathan Sapirstein, professor of physics, presented a colloquium, “What is the size of the proton?” at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Sept. 9, 2010. He gave an invited talk, “Atomic physics tests of the standard model,” at the fall meeting, National Research Council Committee on Atomic, Molecular and Optical Sciences, Biosphere 2 Conference Center, Arizona, Oct. 16, 2010. He gave a seminar, “Atomic physics tests of the standard model,” Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Heraklion, Crete, Nov. 24, 2010. He delivered a colloquium, “What is the size of the proton?” at the University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Nov. 25, 2010.

Robert A. Schulz, professor, biological sciences, presented research seminars, established research collaborations in Germany (Munich, Erlangen, Ulm) on March 12-19, 2011.  The title for these talks was "Regulators of the hematopoietic progenitor niche and blood cell homostesis in Drosophila."

Justin Thomas, research assistant professor of mathematics, gave an invited lecture, "Kontsevich's Swiss cheese conjecture,"  at the University of Chicago Topology seminar on Nov. 2, 2010, at the AMS conference, Notre Dame, on Nov. 6, 2010, and Purdue Topology seminar, Feb. 24, 2011. He gave invited lectures at the MIT topology seminar on March 28, 2011, and at the Minnesota topology seminar on April 11, 2011.  The title for these talks was  "Kontsevich's Swiss cheese conjecture".