Video is also posted on webcast.rice.edu.
Ideas - and the various processes of inventing, developing, critiquing, testing, transforming, rebutting, transmitting, and implementing them - are the heart and soul of the university. Scientia presents a set of 5-minutes talks by faculty on the ideas that have most powerfully influenced and engaged them in their career and intellectual life.
Speaker: John H. Zammito
John Antony Weir Professor of History
"Mt Fuji and Me"
Kenneth S. Pitzer-Schlumberger Professor of Natural Sciences
"I Didn't Do This By Myself"
Speaker: Elizabeth Long
Professor of Sociology and Department Chair
Speaker: John B. Boles
William P. Hobby Professor of History/Editor, Journal of Southern History
"Getting to Know President Lovett"
Speaker: Rebecca Richards-Kortum
Stanley C. Moore Professor of Bioengineering and Chair, Department of Bioengineering
"Learning to Swim"
Speaker: Robert Yekovich
Dean, Shepherd School of Music and Elma Schneider Professor of Music
"Turrell with Music"
"The Power of Ideas"
Friday, October 12, 2012
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Garden Brochstein Pavilion, Rice University