|Samuel Mukasa to give two LEEPS lectures Jan. 30|
Samuel J. Mukasa, the Eric J. Essene Collegiate Professor and chair of the University of Michigan's Department of Geological Sciences, will be featured in the next installment of the LEEPS lecture series Friday, Jan. 30. Two presentations are planned. Dr. Mukasa will speak on "Antarctica's Secrets in Three Acts: Early Earth, Gondwana and Recent Climate Change" at noon in 109 Leonard Hall. His second topic is "Ferrar Large Igneous Province, Antarctica: What Causes the Eruption of Copious Volumes of Magma in a Geologic Instant?" That presentation is at 3 p.m. in 109 Leonard Hall. The Department of Geology and Geological Engineering Leading Edge of Earth and Planetary Science (LEEPS) lecture series brings nationally- and internationally-known scientists and others to UND to give talks on cutting edge science and engineering issues. Lectures cover a wide range of topics, including academic science, applied engineering, and environmental issues of current significance. All are welcome to attend.
-- Carissa Green, Administrative Secretary, Geology & Geological Engineering, email@example.com, 777-2248