College announces Fall 2014 Physics Colloquium schedule

Marietta College’s Fall 2014 Physics Colloquium Series kicks off Sept. 19 with Ohio University’s Dr. Douglas Clowe, who is the Director of the Astrophysical Institute.

Each fall speaker will begin at noon in Rickey 166. Pizza and drinks will be provided and each event is free and open to the public.

The second presenter is also from Ohio University as Elisabeth Kager from the Education Department will be on hand Oct. 3. She will speak on “Effects of Participation in the Women in the Sciences (WITS) camps on STEM Attitudes and Anticipated Career Decisions of Middle School Girls.”

The Oct. 17 presenter is still to be determined, but the Oct. 31 meeting will have Marietta College students Alexandra Jurgens ’15 and Nicholas Miller ’15 talking about their summer research experiences.

The final fall speaker is Carl Nelson, who is the Chief Scientist and Exhibits Director at Imagination Station (formerly COSI Toledo). He will speak about “Don’t Try This at Home: Fun with Informal Science Education,” on Nov. 14.

If you plan to attend, please contact Andrea Richardson at (740) 376-4750 or