Thursdays at Byrum Hall

Thursdays at Byrum HallThe Provost and the Undergraduate Admissions Office invite faculty and staff to Thursdays at Porter B. Byrum Hall (the Welcome and Admissions Center) on Nov. 17.

A wine and cheese reception will run from 4-4:30 p.m., followed by a program from 4:30-5:15 p.m. that will feature Paul Bogard, Paul Pauca and Dale Dagenbach.

Bogard, a lecturer in English, will discuss his forthcoming book The Geography of Night, which details the spread and costs of light pollution and the value of darkness for life on earth.

Pauca, associate professor of Computer Science, will describe the use of projects with high social value for teaching computer science and how it is leading to the development of real-world products such as Verbal Victor.

Dagenbach, the chair of the Psychology Department, will talk on using network science analyses of resting state fMRI data to study cognition.