Forum Archives

Spring 2018

Can Humans Create Earthquakes?
An Overview of How Hydraulic Fracturing Can Induce Seismicity

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Winter 2018

Resolving Complex Fluid Flows In Engineered, Environmental, and Biomedical Systems
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Spring 2017

Coastal Flooding Solutions: Resiliency Versus Sustainability
March 8, 2017

Winter 2017

Science, Technology and Human Rights
February 15, 2017

Contaminants in Water: Techniques for Detection, Strategies for Removal
January 25, 2017

Fall 2016

Weathering the Storms in Newark
Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Spring 2016 

The BP Oil Spill Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico What Have We Learned? Are We Safer? Are the Impacts Over?
April 22, 2016

Fall 2015

Hans Chaudhry 
The Art of Healing Mind and Body
January 30

Spring 2015 (see the full program)

Music and Motion
April 29, 2015

For Strings and Wind
May 1, 2015

Spring Into Jazz
May 5, 2015

Spring 2014 (see the full program)

Aram Friedman
Exploring Our Place in the Universe
April 4, 2014

The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey
March 26, 2014

Global Leadership and Careers within the United Nations
March 7, 2014

Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble
Celebrating Black History Month
February 19, 2014

A Special Presentation of Black Mozart
Celebrating Black History Month
January 29, 2014

Fall 2013 (see the full program)

Michel Boufadel
Hurricane Sandy: Impact, Recovery and Preparedness
October 2, 2013

Michael Klare
Global Assault: The Scramble for the World's Last Resources
October 23, 2013

David Rimelis
Scientists, Architects, Engineers and Musicians: What Do They Have in Common?
November 13, 2013

Spring 2013 (see the full program)

A Baroque Beginning: The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey
February 6, 2013

Marsha Coleman-Adebayo
No Fear: A Whistleblower's Triumph
February 20, 2013

Annabelle Bexiga
Women and IT
March 13, 2013

Michel Boufadel,  Tracy Carluccio,  Fred Baldassare,  Daniel J. Soeder
Fracking: Opportunities and Challenges
April 10, 2013

Fall 2012 (see the full program)

Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno, Jon Curley
The History of 3D Film Starring Newark and New York
October 3, 2012

Joe Weinman, Gilbert Gatchalian, Reza Curtmola, Xiaoning Ding
Computing in the Clouds
October 10, 2012

Michael Klare
Global Assault: The Scramble for the World's Last Resources
November 7, 2012

Spring 2012 (see the full program)

Klang Quartet
February 22, 2012

David Rothenberg
Survival of the Beautiful: Scientists and Artists Face Off on the Aesthetics of Evolution
February 24, 2012

Adam Falkner
The Story That's Under Your Nose: Performance, Poetry and the Dialogue Arts Project
March 21, 2012

Santosh Kurinec
Using Creativity to Motivate Engineering Education
March 28, 2012

George Hart
The New Museum of Mathematics
April 13, 2012

Fall 2011 (see the full program)

Robert B. Marcus, James C. Phillips
A Scientists's and Sculptor's Reflections on Creativity
September 21, 2011

Joseph Mangano
Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Atomic Power
October 19, 2011

Upmanu Lall
The Worldwide Water Crisis
November 16, 2011

Spring 2011 (see the full program)

String Quartet: Klang
February 16, 2011

Lillian Gilbreth Lecture

Sheena Iyengar
The Obligation to Choose
March 23, 2011

Academic Entrepreneurship
Donald Seigel
April 20, 2011

Fall 2010 (see the full program)

Pauline Oliveros
Music Improvisation Software: An Interface for People with Severe Disabilities
September 10, 2010

Sheena Iyengar
The Art of Choosing
October 13, 2010

Neil Maher
Ground Control: Beyond an Environmental History of the Space Race
November 3, 2010

String Quartet: Klang
February 16, 2011

Lillian Gilbreth Lecture

Academic Entrepreneurship
Donald Seigel
April 20, 2011

Fall 2009 (see the full program)

Dickson D. Despommier
The Vertical Farm: Agriculture for the 21st Century and Beyond
September 30, 2009

Martin Hoffert
Solar Electricity from Orbit
November 4, 2009

Richard Alston
Classically Black
February 3, 2010

Sarah Brownell
Haiti: Grassroots Technology and Educational Empowerment
February 24, 2010

Maude Barlow
The Global Water Crisis
March 10, 2010

Spring 2009 (see the full program)

Ralph Izzo
A Sustainable Energy Policy for Urban Areas
January 28, 2009

Members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Performing selections by C.P.E. Bach, Niccolo Paganini, Alphonse Hasselmans, Claude Debussy and William Schuman
February 25, 2009

Leith Sharp
Organizational Change Management for Sustainability: The Harvard Case Study
March 25, 2009

David Rothenberg
Why Whales and Birds Sing
April 1, 2009

Fall 2008 (see the full program)

Robert O'Harrow, Jr. video icon
No Place to Hide: Our Lives After 9/11
September 17, 2008

Miquela Craytor video icon
Environmental Justice Solutions: What Is Technology's Role?
October 1, 2008

Steve Largent
The Wireless World: Untethered Opportunities
October 31, 2008

David W. Orr video icon
Some Like It Hot: Many More Don't
November 12, 2008

Spring 2008 (see the full program)

Jon Plaut video icon
Sustainability and Society's Priorities
Feb 25, 2008

Lynn Margulis
Evolution of Life:  Sex and Other Mergers
Mar 31, 2008

Members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Performing the Schubert octet scored for two violins, viola, cello, double bass, clarinet, bassoon, and Frech horn
Apr 2, 2008

Violinist Rieko Kawabata
Performing Cesar Frank's sonata for violin and piano
Apr 7, 2008

Charles Vest video icon
Engineering Education for the 21st Century
Apr 30, 2008

Fall 2007 (see the full program)

Robert Root-Bernstein [video icon]
Mental Tools for Creativity
Sep 19, 2007

Cheng Li
China's Future:  A Paradox of Hope and Fear
Oct 10, 2007

David Himmelstein [video icon]
A Prescription for U.S. Healthcare
Nov 7, 2007

Spring 2007 (see the full program)

Margaret Leinen [video icon]
The Challenges for Research in a World Aware of Change
Feb 12, 2007

Four Women Composers:  The Downtown Chamber Trio
Mar 28, 2007

William A. Wulf [video icon]
Rising Above the Gathering Storm:  The Challenges of Global Competitiveness
Apr 3, 2007

James E. West
Where Credit is Due:  The Black Heritage in Technology
Noise Can Make You Sick
Apr 9, 2007

Fall 2006 (see the full program)

Gerard J. Puccio, Ph.D. [video icon]
Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:  An Essential Skill for the New Millennium
Sep 27, 2006

Nathan Glasgow, Ph.D. [video icon]
How To Win The Oil Endgame:  Innovation For Profits, Jobs, and Security
Oct 25, 2006

Joel Garreau [video icon]
Radical Evolution
Nov 9, 2006

Spring 2006 (see the full program)

Newark Arts High Advanced Mixed Chorus with Yvette Glover
A Musical Celebration
Feb 1, 2006

Shirley Ann Jackson [video icon]
Energy Security and the Quiet Crisis
Feb 8, 2006

Cynthia Breazeal [video icon]
Designing Sociable Robots
March 20, 2006

Christopher Phoenix [video icon]
Molecular Manufacturing, Productive Nanosystems, and Digital Nanomedicine
April 5, 2006

Fall 2005 (see the full program)

Kenneth Deffeyes video icon
The Impending Oil Shortage
Sep 19, 2005

William McDonough video icon
Tools of Intention – Tools With Value
Oct 26, 2005

Allen Hershkowitz video icon
The Challenges of Urban Sustainability
Nov 9, 2005

Spring 2005 (see the full program)

Joseph Cirincione
E-Voting Technology
Mon, Feb 7, 2005

Raymond V. Gilmartin
A Prescription for Change in U.S. Health Care
Wed, Feb 23, 2005

Michael Oppenheimer [video icon]
Global Warming:  A General Context for the Future
Wed, March 2, 2005

Philip Goode [video icon]
Global Warming:  What We Can Learn From Astrophysics
Wed, April 6, 2005

Leon M. Lederman [video icon]
Science Education for the 21st Century
Wed, April 20, 2005

Spring Concert
Featuring the Newark Arts High School Chorus and the NJIT Chorus
Wed, April 27, 2005

Fall 2004 (see the full program)

Rebecca Mercuri, PhD, and Douglas Kellner
E-Voting Technology
Sep 23, 2004

Ira Black, MD
Scope for Tools in Risk Management With Adverse Drugs Reactions
Oct 18, 2004

Freeman Dyson [video icon]
Life After Darwin:  The Open Software of Gene Transfer
Nov 10, 2004