Pearson STEM Speaker Series

STEM Speaker Series

The Pearson STEM Speaker Series features lectures on a range of topics covering the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Lectures are offered in the fall and spring semesters and are open to students, faculty and community members. The series is coordinated by Sidney Kolpas, Assistant Professor of Mathematics.

Upcoming Talks, 2016-17

Tuesday, October 25, 11:10 a.m. Justin Burruano of ACA Paper Restoration, "The Science of Art Restoration"
Tuesday, November 22, 11:10 a.m. Dr. Bela Dadhich, "The Race for the Discovery of DNA Structure"
Tuesday, February 28, 11:10 a.m. Michael Duffy of the Media Police Department Forensic Division, "CSI Media: Using Science to Catch Criminals"
Tuesday, March 28, 11:10 a.m. Alan Green of Michel Cluizel Paris France, "The Art and Science of Making Chocolate and Its Medical Benefits"
Tuesday, April 25, 11:10 a.m. Dr. Sid Kolpas, "President James A. Garfield and the Pythagorean Theorem"

Past Talks


YouTube Playlist of Previous Talks

"Environmental Activism Today"
Russ Johnson, April 26, 2016

"Viruses: Molecular Machines That Cause Disease"
Dr. Jason Diaz, March 22, 2016

"What's New in Microbiology: Advances So Small You Might Have Missed Them"
Dr. Robert Surran, February 24, 2016

"Fat: Not Just a Villain in Metabolic Health"
Dr. AnnMarie Torres, November 24, 2015

"Unraveling the tapestry of your DNA: What are your origins?"
Robert Suran, Tyler Daniels, Anita Foeman and others, October 27, 2015

"Everything You Always Wanted to Know About 2: But Were Afraid to Ask
Sid Kolpas, April 28, 2015

"Academic Pathways in the Biological Sciences"
Dr. Steven M. Aquilani, March 24, 2015

"Molecular Biology for Physicists: A Single-Molecular Prospective"  
Dr. Shawn Pfeil, February 24, 2015

"Bio-Medical Research and the Role of Animals"
Paula Clifford, November 25, 2014

"Phone Application Development"
Robert Rodini, October 24, 2014

"Lewis Carroll: Fantasy and Mathematics"
Sid Kolpas, April 29, 2014, PDF

"Modeling Neurological Diseases"
Nicole Sunnen, March 25, 2014

"Civil Engineering: Plotting A Different Course"
Christopher Garrell, PE, LEED AP, Feb. 25, 2014