The Vision Series

2013-2014 Vision Series Schedule

Below is a chronological listing of lecture series listed by date, time, and campus:


Coming Up Next...

April 7, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. - PRINCE WILLIAM
Nanotechnology in Biomedicine: Better Diagnosis, Better Treatment in the Era of Personalized Medicine
Alessandra Luchini, Assistant Professor, Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine, School of Systems Biology

April 21, 2014 at 7 p.m. - FAIRFAX
Educating for Social Justice and Peace: A Calling and A Journey
Elavie Ndura, Professor, College of Education and Human Development

April 28, 2014 at 7:15 p.m. - ARLINGTON
Protecting Your Health and Money in the New Era of Medical Decision-Making
Catherine Gallagher, Director, Cochrane Collaboration College for Policy

What's been discussed thus far:

September 23, 2013 - FAIRFAX
Understanding the Arab Uprisings and Their Aftermath
Bassam Haddad, Middle East Studies Director

October 7, 2013 - PRINCE WILLIAM
Sea Turtles as Sentinels of Ocean Health: Linking Land to Sea
A. Alonso Aguirre, Executive Director, Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation

October 14, 2013 at 7:15 p.m. - ARLINGTON
The Eclipse of Equality: Genealogy of a Missing Category
Solon Simmons, Interim Dean, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

October 21, 2013 at 7 p.m. - FAIRFAX
Nature-Inspired Computation
Ken De Jong, Professor, Research Computing Department; Associate Director, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study

November 4, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. - PRINCE WILLIAM
College Athletics: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?
Craig Esherick, Assistant Professor, Sport Management, College of Education and Human Development

November 18, 2013 at 7 p.m. - FAIRFAX
Addressing the Haggis: Culture and Contestation in the Making of Scotland's National Dish
Joy Fraser, Assistant Professor, English, Folklore Studies Program

December 2, 2013 at 7:15 p.m. - ARLINGTON
Cracks in the Armor: How the Global Order and the Modern State Empower Organized Violence
Janine Davidson, Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy

February 3, 2014 at 7 p.m. - FAIRFAX
Footnotes: Creating Contemporary Dance
Susan Shields, Director, School of Dance

February 24, 2014 at 7:15 p.m. - ARLINGTON
Personalizing the Past: The Biographer on His Desert Island
Richard Norton Smith, Scholar in Residence, History and Art History

March 24, 2014 at 7:15 p.m. - ARLINGTON
Defining Corruption Down: How the West Created an Anti-Corruption Industry and Put Blinders on Its Own Misdeeds
Janine Wedel, University Professor, School of Public Policy