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School of Science Events During TCNJ Alumni Reunion Weekend – April 24-25, 2015


Don’t miss this landmark event—TCNJ’s first annual Alumni Reunion Weekend to welcome all alumni.  Celebrate your ties to TCNJ, this year and every year!

The School of Science and our five academic departments will be hosting several events on Saturday, April 25.  We hope to see you there!

School of Science Drop-in Events

1:00-3:00 pm – Departmental Reception (Science Complex North, 2nd-floor bridge between Chemistry and Biology)

Drop-in any time to talk with professors and current students from our five academic departments:  Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics, and Physics.   In addition to catching up with your former professors, you’ll be able see examples of our current students’ research and take tours of our departmental laboratories and other spaces.  In addition, we’ll be saying “goodbye” to the connector bridge, as it will soon be taken down to make way for a new Chemistry Addition. Architectural renderings of our new buildings – STEM Building and Chemistry Addition, opening in 2017 – will be on display.

School of Science Timed Events

1:00-1:30 pm – Planetarium Demonstration (Science Complex South, room P-115)

Come visit TCNJ’s Planetarium and explore the wonders of the cosmos with our Physics professors. Your astronomical tour will be led by Emeritus Professor Ray Pfeiffer, Professor Thulsi Wickramasinghe, and Professor Paul Wiita.

1:00-2:00 pm – Mathematics Across Millennia (Science Complex South, room P-101)

In highly engaging, 20-minute TED-type presentations, two of our Math professors will take attendees on a 2,000 year journey exploring the early history of mathematics to contemporary mathematical modeling approaches to cure cancer.

  • Professor David Reimer will present “Count Like an Egyptian.
  • Professor Jana Gevertz will present “Mathematical Oncology – Using Mathematics to Understand Cancer Progression and Treatment.

2:00-2:30 pm – Planetarium Demonstration (Science Complex South, room P-115)

Come visit TCNJ’s Planetarium and explore the wonders of the cosmos with our Physics professors.  Your astronomical tour will be led by Emeritus Professor Ray Pfeiffer, Professor Thulsi Wickramasinghe, and Professor Paul Wiita.  (repeat of 1:00 pm session)

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