Events & News
Mon., Nov. 30, 2015
Professor Wendy Freedman, astronomer, former director of Carnegie Observatories, and TED speaker, will be addressing her topic of expertise of the observational side of cosmology. Her talk: “A Great Leap towards Astronomical Discovery,” will focus on the expansion of the universe, dark energy, and dark matter, as well as talk about her current Giant Magellan Telescope Project in Chile.
Wed., Dec. 02, 2015
International House welcomes Michael Vickers, former Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence within the United States Department of Defense, to speak about the challenges facing the modern Middle East, including global jihad, sectarian conflict, and state collapse. His lecture will be followed by a Q&A moderated by Professor Robert Pape, director of the Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism.
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