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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, March 23rd 2015

Monday, March 23rd 2015
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Karl Young - University of Minnesota
Subject: The assembly of 'normal' galaxies at z~7 probed by ALMA
Tuesday, March 24th 2015
Speaker: Chun Chen, UMN
Subject: Splitting the topological ground-state degeneracy of parafermions in fractional quantum Hall heterostructures
12:20 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 210 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
To be announced.
2:30 pm:
Biophysics Seminar in 210 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
4:30 pm:
CM Journal Club in 236A Tate
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, March 25th 2015
1:25 pm:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in 435 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Allan MacDonald, University of Texas, Austin
Subject: Exciton Condensates are Super!
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Faculty Host: Alex Kamenev
Thursday, March 26th 2015
Speaker: Taryn Heilman and Amit Kashi
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Clay C√≥rdova (Harvard)
Subject: TBA
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Michael Schuett, University of Minnesota
Subject: Electronically-induced resistivity anisotropy in underdoped cuprates and iron pnictides
Friday, March 27th 2015
Speaker: Brant Robertson, U Arizona
Subject: New Constraints on Cosmic Reionization from Planck and Hubble Space Telescope
Speaker: Kristin Peterson, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine
Subject: Transcontinental Drug Traffic: Chemical Arbitrage, Speculative Capital, and Pharmaceutical Markets in Nigeria
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics at 3:15 p.m.
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Julie Vievering, University of Minnesota
Subject: Reimagining the Physics TA: A Deeper Look Into the Essential Role of Coach
Speaker: Jeremiah Mans, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.

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