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Physics Majors’ Spring Seminars

Learn about the state of quantum computing,  how to build a clock to time an earthquake, your place in the Multiverse and more during a presentation by our physics majors on Monday, April 28, beginning at 1:30 p.m. The talks are given by the students in PHY351 (Advanced Physics Lab) and fulfill the requirement for the oral communication attribute of the Core Curriculum. The schedule of talks will be:

1:30pm – Seismic Clock by Zachary Paufler
1:55pm – Quantum Computing by Craig King
2:20pm – Loop Quantum Gravity by Andrew Beiter
2:45pm – coffee break
2:55pm – The Multiverse by Danielle Stewart
3:20pm – Perturbation Theory and Applications by Kevin Howard

Refreshments will be provided.

Submitted by: Michael Wood, assistant professor, Physics

Baseball Back in Action at the Demske

Your Golden Griffin baseball team plays its final non-conference series of the season Tuesday afternoon when Cornell visits for a mid-week twin bill. The doubleheader will start at 3 p.m. The Big Red were 15-20 prior to a four-game set vs. Princeton this past weekend, while the Griffs were 25-14 before meeting Marist in MAAC play.

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Submitted by: John Maddock, associate director, Athletics

Please Join Us For A Panel Presentation of Experience of the Spiritual Exercises

On Wednesday April 30, at noon in Regis South, there will be a panel presentation by those who have been doing the Spiritual Exercises this year. We will hear about their experience and what they have received.

Who will be sharing?

Paul Waldau, Lu Firestone, Joy Scime, Sarah Evans, Malini Suchak and Karl Kozlowski

Allison Smith and Erika Cary(graduate assistant in the Career Center)

Graduate Students:
Molly Burhans and Matthew Gorczyca

These people have been accompanied on their journeys by Spiritual Companions: Tom Colgan SJ, Jan Sheridan, and Sr. Pat Brady.

Please e-mail Lisa Fischer at if you plan on coming, so we can plan lunch. If you have questions, please contact Fr. Tom at Ext. 2488, or visit Fr. Tom in Old Main, Room 207.

Many congratulations to these people! Please come and listen to how they have grown and what they have experienced.

Submitted by: Barb Wozniak, administrative associate, Campus Ministry

Brian McLaren Lecture

Please join us on Tuesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Grupp for a lecture entitled “A Vatican II for Protestants.” Part of the Joseph J. Naples ’41 Conversations in Christ and Culture, the lecture is being presented by Brian McLaren, an author, speaker, activist, and leading spokesperson for the emerging church movement. His dozen-plus books include A New Kind of Christianity, A Generous Orthodoxy, Naked Spirituality, and Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road? He has also contributed articles, columns, and interviews to many periodicals, including Leadership, Sojourners, Worship Leader, and Conversations. He has been profiled in Christian Century, Christianity Today, The Washington Post, and many other print media. Time listed him among the 25 most influential Christian leaders in America.

Submitted by: Philip Reed, assistant professor, Philosophy

Academic Computing and Advising Committee Meets

On Wednesday, April 30, the Academic Computing and Advising Committee (ACAC) will meet in the Presidents Board Room from 2:00-3:00 p.m.. Items to be discussed will include faculty concerns regarding the 120-day e-mail policy, information technology services announcements and D2L training updates.

We encourage all departments to send representatives to these meetings and to report back to their departments on these important items. Also, anyone interested in technology changes is welcome. Hope to see you there.

 Submitted by: Joseph F. Rizzo, academic technology specialist, ITS