Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 4, 2013

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Welcome Remarks
Alan J. Snyder, vice president and associate provost, research and graduate studies

President Alice P. Gast

9:15 - 10:30 a.m. John Delaney '64
Professor of Oceanography and Jerome M. Paros Endowed Chair in Sensor Networks at the University of Washington

“Understanding the Planetary Life Support System: Next Generation Science in the Ocean Basins”

Introduced by Shalinee Kishore, associate professor, electrical and computer engineering

Interviewed by Dork Sahagian, professor of earth and environmental sciences

10:30 - 11:15 a.m. Refreshments and An Exhibition of Student Research and Scholarship
 
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Tiya Miles
Chair of the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies and Professor of History, American Culture, and Native American Studies at the University of Michigan

"Detroit: Then and Now"

Introduced by Cirleen DeBlaere, assistant professor, counseling psychology

Interviewed by Seth Moglen, associate professor of English

12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch break
 
1:45 - 3:00 p.m. Daniel Dennett
Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, University Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University

"The Evolution of Reasons"

Introduced by Gary Sasso, dean of the College of Education

Interviewed by Gordon Bearn, professor of philosophy

3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Refreshments and An Exhibition of Student Research and Scholarship
 
3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Diane Meier
Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Catherine Gaisman Professor of Medical Ethics and Vice Chair for Public Policy at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine

"Palliative Care: Transforming the Care of Serious Illness"

Introduced by Alan Snyder, vice president and associate provost for research and graduate studies

Interviewed by Elizabeth Dolan, associate professor of English

5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
Alan Snyder, vice president and associate provost for research and graduate studies