Keynote address: Dr. Candace Lewis presents “Psychedelics as Therapeutics: An Old and New Story”

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Dr. Candace Lewis delivered the keynote address at this year’s Undergraduate Research and Discovery Symposium and Behavioral Sciences Conference of the North. She received her BA in Psychology from UAA in 2009; she was also a graduate of the University Honors College. Candace went on to receive both a MA and PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience from Arizona State University, where she currently holds a joint Post-Doctoral fellowship at the Translational Genomics Research Institute and the Department of Psychology.



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'The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization's Future' with UCLA professor Laurence C. Smith

2012-04-12 by News, Sports, and Art

Join Professor Laurence C. Smith for the Undergraduate Research and Discovery Symposium keynote address: “The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization’s Northern Future.”

Smith is professor and vice-chair of geography and professor of earth and space sciences at UCLA. His research interests include topics of northern hydrology, climate change, carbon cycles and satellite remote sensing. He has published over sixty peer-reviewed articles including articles in the journals Science and Nature, and has won more than $6M in research funding from NSF and NASA. In 2011 he won the Walter P. Kistler Book Award for The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization’s Northern Future (Plume: New York, 2011), a general-audience book synthesizing cross-cutting themes of population demographics, economic globalization, natural resource demand and climate change with particular emphasis on north countries.

For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Research at (907) 786-1086 or email ayresearch@uaa.alaska.edu.

This podcast was recorded on April 12, 2012.



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'Emergent Art' with Brian Knep - Complex Systems Lecture Series

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Brian Knep works with cutting-edge science and technology. As the artist-in-residence at Harvard Medical School, he works side-by-side with scientists, using their tools and techniques to explore alternative ways of connecting to the world. Knep’s recent work focuses on the complexity possible with very simple rules—emergent art arising from mathematical equations of biological and chemical models of molecular interactions. His interactive installations amplify them and make them visible and accessible.

The UAA Complex Systems Lecture Series is sponsored by the UAA College of Arts and Sciences, UAA Undergraduate Research and the UAA University Honors College.

This podcast was recorded on April 2, 2012.



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Lessons from Jonesboro, Littleton, and Vietnam: How Kids are Learning to Kill and Learning to Like It

2011-05-16 by News, Sports, and Art

The UAA University Honors College presents Lt. Col. Dave Grossman as the keynote speaker for the sixth annual Undergraduate Research and Discovery Syposium. In this podcast, Lt. Col. Grossman presents, “Lessons from Jonesboro, Littleton, and Vietnam: How Kids are Learning to Kill and Learning to Like It”

This podcast was recorded on April 22, 2011.



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Rapid Fire: UAA faculty describe research, invite collaboration

2011-02-04 by

On Feb. 3, 2011, 27 UAA faculty described their current research in two-minute episodes as an opportunity for undergraduate, graduate and other faculty to see collaborative opportunities. This event was organized by the University Honors College. The PowerPoint that includes faculty contact and talking points will be posted at the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship website. The opening speaker is Prof. Kenrick Mock from Computer Science.



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Eventual home of the Powerpoint used in Rapid Fire.

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