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.
- March 20, 2014, 6 p.m.: Ms. Gloria C. Godson, V.P., Federal Regulatory Policy, Pepco Holdings, Inc. (TBA) Topic: "Energy Issues in the News: The Policy, Social and Economic Impacts." 11 a.m. technical lecture, Topic: "Energy, Current Issues and Challenges" (Luna I. Mishoe Science Center S 223).
- April 10, 2014, 6 p.m.: Dr. Alden Landry, M.D., M.P.H., co-Director of Tour for Diversity; Emergency Medicine Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA (Science Center 139) Topic: "Preparing for Careers in the Health Professions." (No A.M. Lecture.)
May 1, 2014, 6 p.m.: Dr. Hakima Amri, Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology at Georgetown University Medical Center (Science Center 139) Topic: "Lessons from 1000 year-old Medicine." 11 a.m. technical talk, Topic: TBA (Science Center 139).
November 7, 2013, 6 p.m.: Dr. S. James Gates, National Medal of Science awardee, Theoretical Physicist, Univ. of Maryland - College Park (Luna I. Mishoe Science Center S 223) Topic: “Conversing with Dr. S. James Gates, Theoretical Physicist.” 11 a.m. technical lecture, Topic TBA (Luna I. Mishoe Science Center S 223). Downloadable flier. 
November 14, 2013, 6 p.m.: Dr. Teri Quinn Gray, Delaware State Board of Education, President; Delaware STEM Council President; Research Team Leader, DuPont (Luna I. Mishoe Science Center S 223). Topic: "Imperative and Possibility - STEM Education for the 21st Century."
11 a.m. technical lecture guest speaker will be Dr. Sergio C. Nanita, Principal Investigator of DuPont Crop Protection: Topic "Improving mass spectrometry for accurate chemical measurements in physical, environmental and life sciences" (Luna I. Mishoe Science Center South 223). 
November 19, 2013, 6 p.m.: Dr. Adrian B. Mims, National Director of The Calculus Project (Luna I. Mishoe Science Center N 139). Topic: "The African American and Latino Scholars' Calculus Project: Creating a Culture of High Academic Achievement in Mathematics." 11 a.m. technical lecture topic will be "The African American and Latino Scholars' Calculus Project: Creating a STEM Pipeline from Middle School to College" (Luna I. Mishoe Science Center N 139).