Lecture Series: Winter 2017

WINTER 2017

 

 

January 3, 2017 – 1st Tuesday – The Arts & Creativity

“IMAGINE The Arts + STEM = STEAM: ImagineLifelongLearning

Noon – 12:30 P.M. “The World’s Greatest Paintings: The Devotion of Bellini, Geertgen, Durer

The Great Courses Video #5 by Professor William Kloss, The Smithsonian Associates, Smithsonian Institution  

12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Tim Clark, Director, Buffalo Niagara Film Commission

Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo

January 10, 2017 – 2nd Tuesday – Architecture & Design

IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, & Sustainable Community: IMAGINE Greater Buffalo 2025

Noon – 12:30 P.M. “The Cathedral: Late Gothic Churches in France”

The Great Courses Video #18 by Professor William R. Cook, State University of New York at Geneseo

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker –  Chuck LaChiusa, Founder, BuffaloAH.com & Pres. Explore Buffalo

Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Complex

January 17, 2017 – 3rd Tuesday – History & Future

IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, & Sustainable Community: IMAGINE Greater Buffalo 2025

Noon – 12:30 P.M.  America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Andrew Carnegie – The Self-Made Idea

The Great Courses Video #5 by Professor Edward T. O’Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Dr. Howard Stanger, Canisius College

Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press

January 24, 2017 – 4th Tuesday – Nature & Science

Noon – 12:30 P.M. “Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: Scientific Truth in the Early 20th Century”

 The Great Courses Video #13 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Discussion – Co-sponsored by WNY STEM Hub

January 31, 2017 – 5th Tuesday – Nature & Science

Noon – 12:30 P.M. “Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: Two New Theories of Scientific Knowledge”

The Great Courses Video #14 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Liesl Folks, Ph.D. . M.B.A Dean School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, UB SUNY

Co-sponsored by WNY STEM Hub

February 7, 2017 – 1st Tuesday – The Arts & Creativity

Noon – 12:30 P.M.The Creative Thinker’s Toolkit Course: Creative Styles – Adaptors and Innovators

The Great Courses Video #3 by Professor Gerard Puccio, Ph.D. The State University of New York, Buffalo

12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Speakers:

J.P. and/or Ulla Bak BAK USA

Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo

February 14, 2017 – 2nd Tuesday – Architecture & Design

Noon – 12:30 P.M. “Understanding the World’s Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity:

The Rise and Fall of the Gothic Cathedral” The Great Courses Video #12 by Professor Stephen Ressler, US Military Academy at West Point

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Dr. Tim Wadkins, Canisius College

Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Complex

February 21, 2017 – 3rd Tuesday – History & Future

Noon – 12:30 P.M.  America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Big Business – Democracy for Sale?

The Great Courses Video #6 by Professor Edward T. O’Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Bruce Fisher, Buffalo State College, Director, Center for Economic and Policy Studies

Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press

February 28, 2017 – 4th Tuesday – Nature & Science

Noon – 12:30 P.M. “Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: Einstein and Bohr Redefine Reality”

 The Great Courses Video #15 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Discussion – Co-sponsored by WNY STEM Hub

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