Spring 2017 Colloquia

Spring 2017 Colloquia

The following events have been scheduled for the Spring 2017 semester. More events are being scheduled; please check back regularly to see the full list.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Campus Center Ballroom A

Contaminants in the Water Around Us

The first Technology and Society Forum presentation of 2017 features a panel of prominent experts who will speak about working at contaminated sites and using remediation technology.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Campus Center Atrium

Klang String Quartet

Gregor Kitzis (first violin), Whitney La Grange (second violin), Kate Dillingham (cello) and Kim Foster (viola) bring their distinctive blend of musical interests and influences to campus.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Campus Center Ballroom A

Science, Technology & Human Rights

Theresa Harris, Senior Program Associate in the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program of the AAAS, will discuss challenges of defining and protecting the rights common to all of humanity in the 21st century.

Thursday, March 2, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Jim Wise Theatre

Avenue Q

In this animated musical, characters lament being assured as children that they were extraordinary and, to their dismay, are forced to face the real world just like everyone else.

Pre-registration for Honors students required.

Monday, March 6, 2017
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Campus Center Ballrooms

President's Forum and Inauguration of the Institute of Brain and Neuroscience Research

Keynote Speaker: Col. Sidney Hinds, DoD Brain Health Research Program Coordinator

Registration is required.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Honors College 

Women with STEAM

The Women with STEAM round table will feature esteemed ADHC alumnae who will share their experiences of working in STEAM disciplines and encourage students to continue pursuing their passions.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Karisa Schreck '04, M.D., Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

For complete list of Honors College alumni panelists, click HERE

Registration is required.

Friday, March 24, 2017
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Campus Center 

Women Designing the Future, Thinking About Things that Think: Robots, Smart Devices, Pervasive Computing

Conference speakers include pioneering Five Elements Robotics CEO Wendy Roberts, plus panelists from a variety of disciplines who will showcase disruptive innovations in their domains. See flyer for colloquium credit details.

Registration is required - sign up as an "NJIT ADHC Student" here.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Campus Center

President's Forum and Faculty Research Showcase

Keynote Speaker: Dr. James Gallarda, Senior Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (10:00 - 11:30 am)

Registration is required.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Campus Center Atrium

Equity vs. Excellence: A False Dichotomy in Science and Society

Physicist Sylvester James Gates Jr. will deliver the spring '17 CSLA Distinguished Speaker lecture on the issue of diversity and its impact from an evidence-based, scientifically-enabled viewpoint.

Postponed until next semester

Hearst - Personal Brand: Making it Work for You

Alison Fink, Manager of Human Resources at Hearst, will speak about building a personal brand to start and advance your professional career.

Monday, April 10, 2017
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Campus Center Atrium

President's Forum and Innovation Day

Keynote Speaker: Bill Huffnagle, President, Reconstructive Division at Stryker Orthopaedics

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Campus Center Ballroom A

Big Data Analytics: Current and Future Trends

Panel Speakers: Terry Christiani, Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft and Kathy Meier-Hellstern, Assistant Vice President at AT&T Advanced Technology Platforms and Architecture

Thursday, April 27, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Bradley Hall Theatre

We Hold These Truths

The short performance centers on the subject of immigration and detention centers in America and how they affect families and communities of the Newest Americans.
To purchase tickets online: https://runjitadan.eventbrite.com/