October 2006 Archives

The Social Web, John Riedl, 11/2 7 p.m.

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What is the social Web? How did it happen? And why is it so important? John Riedl, professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Minnesota, will discuss these and other questions at the next Headliners discussion series at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Continuing Education and Conference Center, Room 135, Buford Ave., St. Paul. Tickets cost $10 and can be obtained by calling (612) 624-4000, following the link or at the door.

IMA Public Lecture: How Hard Can It Be? Margaret H. Wright 11/2

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IMA Public Lecture: How Hard Can It Be?
This lecture looks at look at easy problems, hard problems, the sources of hardness, and puzzling instances where problems are invariably easier than today's math says they should be.
Margaret H. Wright, Silver Professor of Computer Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
November 2, 2006 7:00 pm, Willey Hall 125

SciFinder Scholar workshop 10/25

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The library is offering an introductory workshop on SciFinder Scholar on Wednesday, October 25th from 1-2:30 pm in room 310 Walter Library. Register here to learn more about the features of the premier chemistry database.

Moving Toward Sustainable Energy Systems - Center for Science, Technology and Public Policy

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October 24- 25 Moving Toward Sustainable Energy Systems: Exploring Global Pathways to a Common Destination
Center for Science, Technology and Public Policy, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs

Workshop will compare constraints on and opportunities for creating economically viable and environmentally sound energy futures around the globe, particularly in the Upper Midwest and India.

FFI: albot@002@umn.edu or 612-626-1593

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