Feed Your Mind!
Pseudoscience, Dr. Suzanne Willis, Department of Physics
This is Your Brain on Social Networking, Dr. Kristin Brynteson, Division of Outreach, Engagement, and Information Technologies and Dr. Melissa Scotti, Department of Psychology
The Trouble with Asian Carp, Vic Santucci, Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Star Gazing, David Hedin, Department of Physics and Donna Kubic, Astrophysicist at Fermilab
Making Stuff Stronger, Dr. Michael Haji-Sheikh, Department of Electrical Engineering
Making Stuff Smaller, Professor Tao Xu, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Making Stuff Cleaner, Dr. Petr Vanysek, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The Future of American Manned Flight, Joel Knapper, NASA Solar System Ambassador
Miracle Crops of Frankenfoods?, Dr. Thomas Sims, Department of Biological Sciences
For Your Eyes Only!, Dr. James Dillon, Department of Biological Sciences
The Impact of Tourism on Ecosystems, Dr. Melissa Lenczewski, Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences
Be Smart About Using Credit and Debt, Judge John Squires and Attorneys Janice Alwin and Donna Wallace
Putting Worms to Work: An Introduction to Vermicomposting, Monika Merryman
Building Community, One Garden at a Time, Dan Kenney and Sheryl Nakanechy, DeKalb County Community Gardens
Going Native: The Perks of Native Landscaping, Dr. Janet Giesen
WISSARDs of the Antartica, Professor Ross Powell, Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences
Gaming to Engage Your Mind, Dr. Brianno Coller, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aline Click, Director of NIU eLearning Services
The Science of Beer, Jeremy Bogan, Head Brewer and Brewhouse Manager of Two Brothers Brewing Company
Star Gazing, Joel Knapper, NASA Ambassador, Paul Stoddard, Associate Professor Plate Tectonics, Geodynamics & Planetary, and Matthew Wiesner, Observatory Manager/Physicist
For Your Eyes Only: Part Two - The Retina, Elizabeth R Gaillard, Presidential Research Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Attack of the Drones? Abul Azad, Department of Technology, and David Gunkel, Department of Communication
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