Maroon Edition author visits campus Thursday
Richard Muller, author of this year's Maroon Edition selection at Mississippi State University, "Physics for Future Presidents," will be on campus Thursday [Nov. 14], and will be making two presentations that are open to all students, faculty, staff and the general public.
First published in 2008 by W.W. Norton & Co., the 384-page book is the work of the physics professor and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory senior scientist honored in 1982 with a prestigious MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, popularly known as the "genius grant."
Please make every effort to attend one or both of these events:
-- "Global Warming: Is It Real? What Causes It? What If Anything Can We Do," 3:30-4:45 p.m., Foster Ballroom, Colvard Student Union. Hear Professor Muller discuss global warming issues. Contact Bill Cooke at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mark Novotny at email@example.com for additional information.
-- "How Scientists Should Talk to Current or Future Presidents" 6:30 p.m., Foster Ballroom, Colvard Student Union Ballroom. Hear Professor Richard A. Muller, author of Physics for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the Headlines. Contact Linda Morse at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For faculty who would like to monitor class attendance at the 6:30 general presentation, arrangements have been made for scanners, which will provide instructors with attendance rosters.
If you are interested in utilizing this feature, please contact Angie Mchann-Ruth in the Center for Teaching and Learning at email@example.com. She will need the instructor's name, CRN, Course, and Section Number.
For more information or if you require special assistance relating to a disability, please contact the Center for Teaching and Learning at 662-325-2083.