A proposed experiment with elusive neutrinos may help shed new light on dark matter and reveal yet one more secret to the cosmos. Learn more about the project in the lecture “Searching for New Physics with Coherent Neutrino Scattering” at 7 p.m. today in the University of Houston-Clear Lake Student Services and Classroom Building Lecture Hall, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., in Houston.
Fifty physicists from 10 institutes in four countries are formally collaborating in the Mitchell Institute Neutrino Experiment at Reactor experiment at the Nuclear Science Center at Texas A&M University. Joel Walker, associate professor of Physics at Sam Houston State University and MINER collaborator, will present the lecture as part of UHCL’s Physics Lecture Series.
The series is sponsored by Center for Educational Programs. The lectures are free and open to the public. However, if continuing education credit is sought, costs are $15 per lecture, $40 for any three lectures, or $99 to attend the entire series. For more information, visit www.uhcl.edu/physics or call 281-283-3530.
UHCL Art Gallery to display grads’ artwork
UHCL’s graduating art students will present the culmination of their work at the 2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition Friday through May 11 in the Bayou Building Art Gallery.
The exhibition is juried by Dennis Nance, curator of the Galveston Arts Center.
An opening reception will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Art Gallery with light refreshments. Free parking for the reception is available in Student Lot D.
Regular gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon Fridays. For more information, call 281-283-3376 or visit www.uhcl.edu/artgallery.
Friday Morning Continuing Education continues
Assistant Professor of Writing Christina Cedillo discusses “The Role of Women in Ancient Religions” during UHCL’s Friday Morning Continuing Education series at 9 a.m. Friday in the Bayou Building Patio Café.
At 11 a.m., College of Human Sciences and Humanities Associate Dean and Professor of Literature Samuel Gladden explains how media coverage of the spectacle of crime keeps the public clamoring for more in “OJ, MJ, JonBenét: The Spectacle of Crime as the New Literature.”
The cost to attend is a one-time $26 spring membership fee and an $18 course fee for each individual class. To learn more or to register, call 281-283-3033 or visit www.uhcl.edu/continuing-education.
CADD lecture focuses on teaching communication skills
Learn tips about teaching communication skills to people with developmental disabilities with guest speaker Stephanie Smothermon in the UHCL Center for Autism and Development Disabilities Community Speaker Series lecture, “Look Who’s Talking! Teaching Early Communications Skills” from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday in UH-Clear Lake’s Bayou Building Garden Room.
The event is free and lunch is included. Registration is required. To register or for more information, visit www.uhcl.edu/au tism-center or call 281-283-3452.