J. James Woods - Lectures in the Sciences & Mathematics

2006 - 2007 Series 

Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love

Wednesday, September 27th, 7:30pm, Reilly Room

Helen FisherDr. Fisher, Research Professor, is a member of the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies in the Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University. Helen Fisher has conducted extensive research on the evolution and future of human sex, love and marriage, and gender differences in the brain and behavior. She will speak about her most recent book: Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love

Monkeyluv and Other Essays on Our Lives as Animals

Thursday, November 16th, 7:30pm, Reilly Room

Robert SapolskyRobert Sapolsky is Professor of Biological Sciences and Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University. Dr. Sapolsky has lived and worked with a troop of baboons in Africa, studied neurobiology in the lab, and received a MacArthur "Genius" fellowship. He will speak about his latest book: Monkeyluv and Other Essays on Our Lives as Animals

Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions

Wednesday, March 7th, 7:30pm, Reilly Room

Lisa RandallLisa Randall is a Professor of Physics at Harvard University. Dr. Randall will speak about her book, Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions. The book takes up the topics of particle physics, string theory, brane worlds, and extra dimensions in a way that is accessible and entertaining for a general audience.

Can we define, let alone solve, global warming?

Wednesday, April 18th, 7:30pm, Reilly Room

Stephen ScheiderStephen Schneider is Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies and Professor of Biological Sciences at Stanford University. Dr. Schneider has written extensively on climate change, both science and policy, and will be addressing the question: Can we define, let alone solve, global warming?