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Physics Announces Fall Lecture Schedule

The Physics Department at Davidson College is excited to announce their fall lineup of guest speakers. Speakers include two former Davidson graduates, Amy Keesee and Grady Patterson, and a wide array of topics will be covered from ion heating to molecular scale rubber bands. Guest speakers will be coming from West Virginia, Harvard and Wake Forest Universities, to name a few.

Sound interesting? Scheduled speaker information, including dates, times and locations, can be found on the Physics homepage under Events. Check back often to get specific details and the latest updates.

  • September 18, Prof. Amy Keesee '00, West Virginia University, will present "Understanding Ion Heating in Earth's Magnetosphere Using Energetic Neutral Atom Imaging"
  • October 2, Grady Patterson '03, Techflow Scientific
  • October 16, Prof. Nathan Hudson, Harvard University, will present "The Use of Molecular Scale 'Rubber Bands' and 'Chinese Finger Traps' to Stop Blood Flow"
  • November 6, Chris Ramsay, Washington University in St. Louis, will speak to students at a casual lunch on the Engineering Dual Degree available from Washington University
  • November 20, Prof. Martin Guthold, Wake Forest University

Contact Dr. John Yukich,, for additional information.