Sawyier Philosophy Lecture
November 18, 2011
Professor Rose-Mary Sargent was the 2011 Sawyier Philosphy Lecturer in Science, Technology, and Society at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL on November 18. Her topic was “Useful Knowledge: Reflections on the Pursuit of Science in the Public Interest.”
Associate professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science at Merrimack College, Vance Poteat, will present the annual “Last Lecture” on Tuesday, November 18. Sponsored by the Honors Program, the “Last Lecture” is an opportunity for an outstanding faculty member to speak on a matter of importance and value to him/her as if it were the very last lecture given.
Merrimack College associate professor of physics Craig W. Looney says that quantum mechanics supports the existence of alternate realities.