UC Merced Update

CAMPUS EVENTS: Lectures/Speakers


MTS Lecture Series

The Mind, Technology, and Society (MTS) Lectures welcomes Professor Javier Movellan from UC San Diego on Oct. 25.

Lectures take place at 3 p.m. each Monday this fall in KL 232 and are free and open to students, staff, faculty and the general public.

Nov. 1 - Mark Aldenderfer, UC Merced

Nov. 8 - Steve Whittaker, IBM Research - Almaden

Nov. 15 - Leila Takayama, Willow Garage

Nov. 22 - David Merrill, Sifteo

Nov. 29 - James Hollan, UC San Diego

MTS is presented by the Cognitive Sciences program, and is sponsored by a gift from the Glushko-Samuelson Foundation. For more information, e-mail Paul Maglio.

Frontiers Lecture Series

The fall semester program of the Frontiers of Science and Engineering lecture series will conclude with UC Merced Professor Qinghua Guo speaking on Nov. 20. The lectures are held at 10 a.m. in the Challenger Learning Center, 3460 Challenger Way, Atwater. They are free and open to the public.

Energy Speaker Series

The i4energy Fall Speaker Series, held at noon every Friday through Dec. 10 at UC Berkeley, will be shown simultaneously by video broadcast in room 100 of UC Merced’s Science and Engineering Building. The series includes professors at the universities in the Center for Information Technology in the Interest of Technology (CITRIS), which include UC Merced, UC Berkeley, UC Davis and UC Santa Cruz.

Psychological Sciences Colloquium

An eclectic talk series designed to bring in a variety of approaches and research topics of interest to psychological sciences. Talks begin at noon.

Oct. 27 - John Capitanio, with the UC Davis Department of Psychology, COB 322

Nov. 3 - Cynthia Pickett, UC Davis Department of Psychology, KL 296

Nov. 10 - Heidi Kane, UCLA Department of Psychology, COB 322

Nov. 17 - Cassandra Joubert, CSU Fresno Central California Children’s Institute, KL 296

For information, contact Michael Hoyt.