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"Biomaterial systems to evoke cell response and tissue Repair"

Presenter: Dr. Jenni Leach, University of Maryland Baltimore County


"Effects of Methamphetamine (METH) preconditioning on METH-induced toxicity in the rat brain"

Presented by Dr. Amber Hodges, Morgan State University

Dean's Lecture Seminar


Dr. Charles B. Nemeroff, Chairperson, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami (Miami, FL) appears as guest speaker for the Dean's Distinguished Lecturer Series.  This is a two-part event. 

A technical lecture will take place at 11 a.m. in Mishoe Science Center North, Lecture Hall 139. The topic for the 11 a.m. seminar is "Neurobiological Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect."

3rd Annual Brain Bee Competition

The 3rd Annual Brain Bee will again be hosted by the College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences & Technology on the Dover campus of Delaware State University. Local high school students will compete in demonstrating their knowledge of the nervous system. This event is scheduled to take place in Lecture Hall 223 of the Mishoe Science Center South Bldg, between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.. Free and open to the public. Come and support our budding neuroscientists!

CMNST Dean's Distinguished Lecturer Series

Spring 2015 Speakers:

Dr. Timothy McKay, Arthur F. Thurnau Prof. of Physics, Astronomy, Education, Univ. of Michigan

Dr. Kennedy J. Reed, Theoretical Physicist, Lawrence Livermore National Lab

About the Lecture Series The Dean's Distinguished Lecturer Series occurs several times throughout the academic year. Featuring foremost speakers and researchers, these talks are sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology and are free and open to the public. A more specialized, technical lecture, geared toward science majors, faculty, professionals (and other interested persons) is generally scheduled to take place during the morning hours on the day of the public, evening talk.   Join us. 2014-2015 Calendar Spring 2015: February 10, 2015, 6 p.m.: Dr. Timothy McKay, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of Michigan (BOA 309). Topic:  “How we know the Big Bang really happened.” 11 a.m. technical lecture, Topic: “Hail to the Data: What we’re learning from Learning Analytics” (Bank of America 309). March 24, 2015, 6 p.m.: Dr. Kennedy J. Reed, Lawrence Livermore National Labs (BOA 113). Topic: “Physics in Africa.” 11 a.m. technical lecture, Topic: “Indirect Processes in Electron-Impact Ionization of Highly-Charged Ions” (Grossley Hall, Lecture Hall 112).    Fall 2014: October 7, 2014, 6 p.m.: Dr. Jeffrey R. Johnson, Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory (SCN 139) Topic: "The Life and Times of Mars Rover Spirit." 11 a.m. technical lecture, Topic: "Using ChemCam on the Mars Curiosity Rover as a Reflectance Spectrometer: A Bonus Instrument on Mars” (Luna I. Mishoe Science Center N 139). November 11, 2014, 6 p.m.: Dr. Byung K. Yi, chief technology officer and executive vice president of InterDigital Labs at InterDigital Inc.  Topics and venues for both the 6 p.m. public lecture and 11 a.m technical lecture are forthcoming. November 18, 2014, 6 p.m.: Dr. Aprille Ericsson, deputy to the chief technologist, Applied Engineering and Technology Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (MLK Jr. Student Center, Parlor A) Topic:”A Rocket Scientist Grows up in Brooklyn (NY).” 11 a.m. technical lecture, Topic: “NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Engineering Capabilities in Advance Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, Launches and Applied Optics” (Bank of America, 309).        Back to the College Home Page  

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College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences & Technology Teaching Assistant Program A program to increase retention and graduation rates of students in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines The Science and Mathematics Skills-Development Program, a program initially funded by Title III, supports the incorporation of teaching assistants in several of the gatekeeper courses. The aim of the program supports the College's initiative to add 1 - to - 2 hours of student exposure to mathematics and science coursework. The goal of these additional recitations and study sessions is to enhance students’ understanding of the course materials through an enhancement of their problem-solving skills and scientific reading and writing skills. Offered during the fall and spring semesters, these sessions are offered in small-class settings (averaging about 10 students, with an upper limit of 15 students) and are supervised by qualified instructors who have demonstrated their mastery of the material to be taught. Teaching Assistants (TA) for the program consist of a mix of adjunct professors, graduate students, and/or talented junior and senior undergraduate students. TAs receive compensation, enhanced teaching skills and are afforded opportunities for professional development.  For more information about this program, please contact your department chairperson or department designee, or Ms. Vanessa D. Nesbit.   Back to Support Programs Web Page Back to College Web Page  

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CMNST Events Calendar

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