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A public lecture "Ramanujan -- The Ultimate Superhero," sponsored by the College of LAS, will be presented by Bruce Berndt (Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois). Srinivasa Ramanujan is perhaps the most enigmatic mathematician in the history of our subject.
Alumnus St. Elmo Brady was the first African-American to obtain a PhD in chemistry in the US. He received his degree from the University in 1916 for work completed at Noyes Laboratory and continued his career as a professor of chemistry at historically black colleges and universities. This talk will discuss the life and accomplishments of this important educator.
Through the centuries, people have devised imaginative, even diabolical, puzzles to test our wits. This exhibit is a selection of the world’s most famous mechanical puzzles. Enjoy their artistry and creativity—and try your hand at solving some of them. Join Guest Community Curator Philip Nyman for a talk and demonstrations of some of the puzzles from his collection.
Bring out your creative side at Krannert Art Museum as we explore the museum gardens. Participants should bring materials that relate to their own art practice —sketching, photography, painting, or other media. We’ll talk with local artist Kelly Hieronymus about using what we see in nature to inspire us creatively, then we’ll spend time making art in the gardens.
DCGSAC Careers In Chemistry Symposium