SAC Bulldog Insights: Norm Szydlowski

Join the Student Alumni Council for their last Bulldog Insights Alumni Speaker this term.  Norm Szydlowski '74 will be speaking about his experience as Senior Consultant to the Iraqi Ministry of Oil.  Norm led a team of experts from various countries in rebuilding and developing Iraq's oil industry.  His talk is titled: "Iraq - Engineers Rebuilding the Energy Infrastructure (while dodging bullets)."

Come to 2-225 AB on Wednesday, September 9 during the lunch hour.  Food will be provided.

The Physics of Relativistic Particles: A Geometrical Approach - Part 1

During this seminar, a geometrical representation of Newtonian kinematics is introduced and employed to solve standard physical problems such as the elastic collision of two particles. In this representation, Dr. Hernandez will show that the usual theorems of Euclidean geometry are equivalent to the conservation laws of Newtonian mechanics.

The Physics of Relativistic Particles: A Geometrical Approach - Part 2

During this seminar, the geometrical representation from part 1 of this lecture will be extended to account for Einstein's postulates of relativity theory adopting a hyperbolic geometry. Euclidean and hyperbolic geometries will also be shown to be related in the same way as non-relativistic and relativistic mechanics.

The applications discussed will include particle physics, the foundation of quantum mechanics and astrophysics.

Straight Lines Exhibition Reception

The reception date for Straight Lines: The Art of Draftsmanship is Monday, September 8, 2014 from 12 - 2 p.m. Remarks from the President will be at 12:30 p.m. Appetizers will be served at 12 p.m. Two Kettering students will have the chance to win a $25 gift card from either 501 Bar and Grill or Blackstone's Grill. They must be in attendance when the names are drawn to win.

SAC Bulldog Insights: Dan Bartz

Join the Student Alumni Council as we welcome alumnus, Dan Bartz '02 for another Bulldog Insights event.  Dan will be discussing his current research on driverless vehicles.  Come to 2-225 AB on Wednesday, August 27, to hear about how soon we'll be seeing automated trucks on our highways (and it's very soon!).

 

Kettering University Relay For Life

This year, our goal is to reach $15,000, have 15 teams, and honor 10 survivors. The event will be held at Atwood Stadium on September 12 at 7 p.m. and will continue until 10 a.m. the following morning. We would love to have as many students and faculty there as possible. Anyone that is not involved with Kettering University is also encouraged to join the fight. We will do many different events throughout the night to raise money to reach our goal. If you have never been to Relay for Life, it is strongly encouraged that you to come out.

International Club Meeting

The International Club is the only club on campus where you can come and enjoy people, food and activities from all over the world. Our membership consists of students from all over Asia, Europe, Africa, South America, USA and the Caribbean. So we invite all Kettering students, faculty and staff to come and experience the world while on campus!

Albert Sobey Lecture on Leadership and Ethics

This term's Sobey lecture will be given by Dr. R.M. Douglas,Department of History, Colgate University.  The title of his talk is "Ethics and Ethnic cleansing: A Contemporary Lesson from the 'Good War'".  A highly regarded historian, Douglas has given invited lectures at the U.S. Department of State and the House of Commons in London.
The lecture will be in 1-817 AB at 12:20.  Lunch will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Dedication of the FIRST Robotics Community Center at Kettering University

Join us in celebration at the dedication of the FIRST Robotics Community Center at Kettering University - a vibrant space which will house eight high school robotics teams and offer unprecedented access to a host of Kettering University mentors. This gymnasium-turned robotics center will benefit the community and its children, and prepare students to soar into a STEM degree and career. 

The dedication ceremony, featuring Don Bossi, President of FIRST, and other dignitaries will feature a robotics demonstration. Refreshments will be served.

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