University of Evansville Andiron Lectures for Coming Year Announced

Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The first lecture of this year’s University of Evansville Andiron Lecture Series is set for September 2. UE professor of biology Cris Hochwender will be speaking on “Sustaining Wildlife: Enhancing Native Plant Diversity at Vectren Conservation Park, in the Native Plant Garden in Koch Courtyard, and in Your Backyard.” All the lectures in the series are at 4 p.m. in Room 252 in Eykamp Hall in Ridgway University Center, with a social hour at 3:45 p.m. They are free and open to the public.

Other lectures in this year’s series include:

? October 7: “The Antithesis of Justice” – Matthew Hummel, UE alum and paralegal for the Vanderburgh County Public Defender Agency

? November 4: “Salami Tactics and the Future of U.S. Russian Revelations” – Richard Maass, UE assistant professor of political science

? December 2: “Evansville on the Ohio” – Thomas Lonnberg, curator of history at the Evansville Museum of Arts

? February 3: “Emotional Responsibility and Teaching Ethics: Student Empowerment” – Lisa Kretz, UE assistant professor of philosophy

? March 2: “The Hunt for Dark Matter” - Angela Reisetter, UE assistant professor of physics

? April 13: “The Prophets of Penzance: The Wesleys Take Cornwall and Bristol (and They’re Probably Way Cooler than You Thought” – Mitch Gieselman, UE alum and pastor at Aldersgate United Methodist Church

For more information, please call 812-488-1070 or 812-488-2589.

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