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Mount Union’s Spring ESIT to Discuss Innovation and Technology in the Natural Sciences

January 28, 2020

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The University of Mount Union’s Engaging Science, Innovation and Technology (ESIT) seminar series for the spring will feature four presentations from members of the institution’s new College of Natural and Health Sciences.

The first presentation will be given by Dr. Colin Campbell of the Department of Physics and Astronomy. On Wednesday, January 29, from 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. he will present, “From Airports to Cancer: Finding Order in Complex Systems” in Bracy Hall Room 04 on Mount Union’s campus. 

On Thursday, February 13, Heather Milliken Mercer, of the Department of Biology will share, “Big Bio Data: The Collision of Bioinformatics, Genetics, Virology, and Brain Disease.” Her presentation will take place in Room 04 of Bracy Hall, from 4:15– 5:15 p.m. 

Dr. Ryan Cook, from the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Development will lead “Family Therapy in the Hospital” from 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, in Room 04 of Bracy Hall. 

Concluding the series, Dr. Wenhua Yan will discuss “Counseling in China: A Cross-Cultural Perspective” on Wednesday, April 15. The presentation will take place in Room 04 of Bracy from 4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Light refreshments will be available at each presentation as well as time for question and answer from the audience.

The purpose of this seminar series is to engage the campus community to develop an environment of mutual learning between the natural science departments for the benefit of our students in preparation for their future careers. These seminar series are designed to be given by a faculty member and a student on a modern, interesting topic in science that will showcase the science, innovation and technology of the topic.

Visit the ESIT page for more information visit about the series.