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Friday, December 7, 2018

A celebration of the 50th anniversary of the launch
of NASA’s Orbiting Astronomical Observatory-2

5:00-8:00 p.m. At
UW Space Place
2300 S. Park Street
Madison, WI

Please RSVP via Evite here.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Concert at Chemistry
4:00 PM
1315 Daniels Chemistry Building
UW-Madison Campus

The concert will feature two new compositions
(world premiere performances):

Songs of Discovery by Julian Pozniak
Three Petrarchian Sonnets by John F. Berry

Mimmi Fulmer, Professor of Voice & Opera, UW-Madison School of Music
Julia Rottmayer, Asst. Adj. Professor of Voice, UW-Madison School of Music
John F. Berry, Viola, Professor of Chemistry, UW-Madison
Vincent Fuh, piano

Friday, April 5, 2019

Reaching, Teaching and Searching:
Science in Higher Education

A day-long conference hosted by the
Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Tut and Nero: Wild on Wheels
Bela Sandor, Engineering Physics
UW-Madison Emeritus Faculty Lectures
2-3:00 p.m.
The Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI

Leading to Homer’s riddles of Hector’s hearse:
The Iliad, Book 24 / Nicholas Richardson, 1993,
the gold standard of commentaries:

“…they brought out the nine-cubit-long yoke-binding,
along with the yoke. And the yoke they fitted properly
on to the well-polished pole…”

What’s a proper fitting, and a nine-cubit binding?

The solutions to the riddles emerge from a long story,
including Tut-chariots and the Ben-Hur/Messala race…

Emeritus Faculty Lecture: Eloquence and Eminence






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