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4/18/2016

Related Link: MSTE Friday Lunch Series

Join us this Friday, April 22nd, when Bruce Carpenter will present “Albert Michelson's Harmonic Analyzer: A Visual Tour of a Nineteenth Century Machine”. 

About the Talk: In a glass case in the hallway of Altgeld Hall on the University of Illinois campus lies an all-but-forgotten machine -- a Harmonic Analyzer designed by Albert Michelson to perform Fourier Analysis. This presentation will describe the yearlong effort to memorialize this machine via the creation of a series of videos and production of posters and a coffee table book. No specialized knowledge will be necessary to appreciate this wondrous machine.

Topic: Albert Michelson's Harmonic Analyzer: A Visual Tour of a Nineteenth Century Machine

When: Friday, April 22nd, 2016, from 12:00-1:00pm

Where: 505 E Green St, Classroom 201, Champaign, IL 61820

This will be the last Friday Lunch of the Spring semester, so don’t miss it!

4/8/2016

Related Link: Community & Campus Day of Service (CCDOS)

It's here! The Community & Campus Day of Service (CCDOS) will take place Saturday, April 9, 2016. During CCDOS thousands of volunteers will work together to package meals for local foodbanks to be distributed to needy families in Champaign-Urbana. This year's goal is 149,000 meals!

But the Food Packaging Project isn't the only volunteer effort happening. There are other service projects you can participate in during National Volunteer Week (and beyond). Check out the "Other Service Projects" on the CCDOS website to find out more!

4/4/2016

Related Link: MSTE Friday Lunch Series

Join us this Friday, April 8th, when Max Pike will present “Solar Urbana-Champaign Solar Power Hour”.

About the Talk: This one-hour presentation discusses solar market trends, describes the basic components of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system, outlines the process for installing solar PV, introduces incentive options and economic benefits, and outlines next steps for participating in the Solar Urbana-Champaign group buy.

Topic: Solar Urbana-Champaign Solar Power Hour

When: Friday, April 8th, 2016, from 12:00-1:00pm

Where: 505 E Green St, Classroom 201, Champaign, IL 61820

 

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