Westenberg to kick off speaker series

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On January 21, 2021

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Dr. Dave Westenberg. Photo by Tom Wagner/Missouri S&T.

Missouri S&T’s Spring 2021 virtual speaker series will include topics ranging from the importance of sleep to the dark side of technology.

The first speaker this semester will be Dr. David Westenberg, professor of biological sciences. He will give a talk titled “Epidemics in a Connected World” noon-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, via Zoom. Register for the talk.

Additional presentations in the series will include:

  • “The ABCs of Zzzzzz – The Importance of Sleep” by Dr. Matthew Thimgan, associate professor of biological sciences, noon-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 17
  • “COVID-Proof Your Career in 2021” by Bernie Frazier, founder and president of CAREERCompass LLC, noon-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31
  • “Shining Light on the Dark Side of Technology” by Dr. Fiona Nah, professor of business and information technology, noon-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 21
  • “Leading in Uncertain Times: Lessons from COVID-19” by Dr. Mo Dehghani, chancellor of Missouri S&T, noon-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 5.

Each event, held via Zoom, will include a question-and-answer session. All talks are free and open to the public. Learn more or register for an event.

The series is hosted by global learning, in collaboration with the vice chancellor for research and graduate studies, student diversity initiatives, the College of Arts, Sciences and Business, Research on Tap, and the College of Engineering and Computing.

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