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Biology Department Calendar

Spring 2016 Biology Department Club Meetings & Activities

JANUARY

1/13
10:00 AM     WAC4110
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Club Meeting

1/15
10:00 AM     WAC4111
AED Club meeting

1/22
10:00 AM     WAC 1044
ECO Club meeting

1/25

10:00 AM     Chapel
Sex & The Soul Week Speaker: Dr. William Struthers has a Ph.D. in Biopsychology and does research on the neural mechanisms that underlie behavioral arousal. (co-sponsored by the College of Sciences & Mathematics)

1/27

10:00 AM     WAC4110
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Club Meeting


FEBRUARY

2/4
4:00 PM     McWhorter 102
Biology Department Seminar:  Dr. Don Walker, Tennessee Tech, will present: "Inside-Out; Evolution of the salamander microbiome and its protective nature against fungal pathogenesis"


2/5
10:00 AM     WAC4111
AED Club meeting


2/10
10:00 AM     WAC4110
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Club Meeting

2/12
10:00 AM     WAC4111
Tri-Beta Club meeting


2/19
10:00 AM     WAC 1044
ECO Club meeting

2/19
10:00 AM     WAC5001
AED Club meeting


2/20

10:00 AM     Adventure Science Center
Biology students will be volunteering at the Adventure Science Center at a science fair for younger students

2/24
10:00 AM     WAC4110
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Club Meeting


MARCH


3/2
10:00 AM     WAC4111
Tri-Beta Club meeting

3/4
10:00 AM     WAC4111
AED Club meeting

3/14
10:00 AM     WAC 4094
Brain Awareness Week Event -- Dr. Jeffrey Schall, Vanderbilt University, will present "On the Interaction of Law and Neuroscience" 


3/14
5:30 PM     McWhorter 110     
Brain Awareness Week Event -- Movie Night -- Screening of Awakenings with commentary from Dr. Pete Giordano

3/15
10:00 AM     WAC 3085
Brain Awareness Week Event -- Dr. Lori McGrew will lead "Structures and Functions of Your Brain" and students will dissect sheep brains


3/16
10:00 AM     McWhorter 114     
Brain Awareness Week Event -- Dr. Reid Finlayson, Vanderbilt University, will discuss "Addiction and the Brain" 

3/17
10:00 AM     WAC 3085
Brain Awareness Week Event -- Dr. Lori McGrew will lead "Structures and Functions of Your Brain" and students will dissect sheep brains


3/17
6:00 PM     McWhorter 429     
Brain Awareness Week Event -- Dr. Thurston Moore will discuss his work as an addiction counselor and will lead an Addiction Recovery Panel Discussion 

3/18
10:00 AM     McWhorter 114
Brain Awareness Week Event -- Mr. Blake Gilbert will discuss "The Brain and the Law" 


3/18
10:00 AM     WAC 1044
ECO Club meeting -- Concious College Road Tour planning

3/18
10:00 AM     WAC5001
AED Club meeting


3/23
10:00 AM     Beaman A&B
Wings to Soar Program -- will teach about birds of prey that have been rehabilitated; Sponsored by Tri-Beta

3/23
10:00 AM     WAC4110
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Club Meeting
 

APRIL


4/1
10:00 AM     WAC4111
AED Club meeting

4/2
Richland Creek Cleanup Event -- sponsored by ECO Club

4/4
7:00 PM     WAC4094
Environmental Lecture:  Dr. Julie Sweetland will present "Climate Communication: Inviting Dialogue, Not Despair"

4/6
10:00 AM     Chapel
Guest Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Wiseman, Director of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Relgion, and professor at John Hopkins University (co-sponsored by the College of Sciences & Mathematics)

4/6

10:00 AM     WAC4110
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Club Meeting
 

4/8
10:00 AM     WAC4111
Tri-Beta Club meeting -- End of the year party and officer elections for next year

4/14
Belmont Undergraduate Research Symposium (BURS)

4/15
10:00 AM     WAC4111
AED Club meeting

4/15
10:00 AM     WAC 1044
ECO Club meeting -- Election of Officers


4/20
10:00 AM     Chapel
Earth Week Guest Speaker: Heather Bennett, Executive Director of Blessed Earth TN, will discuss how people of faith can and must become better stewards of God's creation (co-sponsored by the ECO club)


4/20

10:00 AM     WAC4110
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Club Meeting


4/29
10:00 AM     WAC4111
AED Club meeting