UC Merced Update



MTS Lecture Series

The Mind, Technology and Society (MTS) Lecture Series presents Natasha Kirkham of Birkbeck College on Jan. 23 in the Willow Room (COB 322).

Lectures take place at 3 p.m. each Monday this spring in KL 232 unless noted otherwise. The lectures are free and open to the campus community and general public.

Jan. 23 – Natasha Kirkham, Birkbeck College, (COB 322)

Jan. 30 – Tony Chemero, Franklin & Marshall College

Feb. 6 – Deborah Tollefsen, The University of Memphis

The theme for this spring "Coordinating minds in the social and technological world."

MTS is presented by the Cognitive Sciences program and is sponsored by a gift from the Glushko-Samuelson Foundation. For information, email Rick Dale.

Psychological Sciences Talk Series

An eclectic talk series designed to bring in a variety of approaches and research topics of interest to psychological sciences, these lectures are at noon on Wednesdays in COB 272.

Jan. 18 – Dong-won Choi, California State University, East Bay, Department of Psychology

Jan. 25 – Karen Bales, UC Davis, Department of Psychology

Feb. 1 – Mariaelena Gonzalez, UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education

Feb. 8 – Alison Gopnik, UC Berkeley, Department of Psychology

Feb. 15 – Kelly Cotter, CSU Sacramento, Department of Psychology

For information, email Rose Scott.

Energy Speaker Series

The i4energy Spring Speaker Series, held at noon every Friday through April 22 at UC Berkeley, will be shown simultaneously by video broadcast in Room 100 of UC Merced’s Science and Engineering Building. The series includes researchers from the Center for Information Technology in the Interest of Technology (CITRIS), which includes UC Merced, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, the California Institute for Energy and the Environment (CIEE) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.