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Presentations In 2015

Subject Speaker Date
Teaching STEM in IPS Presented By: Robert Shula, Director, IPS Foundation, and Ben Carter, Director of Technical Education, Arsenal Technical High School 12/14/15
        PRESENTATIONS IN 2015    
D-Day and Beyond, 70 Years Later Presented By: Charles S. Shoup, club member 1/5/15
Goodwill Channels the Power of Education Presented By: Joe White, Executive Director, The Excel Center 1/19/15
Collaborating with Community to Support Incredible Science Experiences Presented By: Dr. Catherine Hagerman Pangan, Associate Professor, College of Education, Butler University 1/26/15
Energy and the Global Warming Delusion Presented By: Dr. Jay Lehr, Science Director and Senior Fellow of the Heartland Institute 2/02/15
Ending Hunger in Indy, a Systems Approach Presented By: Dave Miner, Alliance to End Hunger, Bread for the World, Interfaith Hunger Initiative 2/09/15
The McKenzie Center for Innovation & Technology Presented By: Frank Svarczkopf, Principal, McKenzie Center 2/16/15
The Information Age: Big Data, Privacy, and the Internet of Things Presented By: Franny Graede, MSIS, Scholarly Communication Librarian at Butler University 2/23/15
Trekking through the Grand Canyon Presented By: Jim Dashiell, Orthopedic Surgeon, Club Member 3/2/15
Smaller Devices, Bigger Libraries: The Counterintuitive Future of Public Libraries Presented By: M. Jacqueline Nytes, Chief Executive Officer, Indianapolis Public Library assisted by Deb Champ 3/9/15
Tour of Heartland Growers Arranged By: Bill Dick 3/16/15
Electricity and Water; At Times They Do Have To Mix Presented By: Roderick Conwell, Manager of Regulatory Operations, Indianapolis Power & Light 3/23/15
An Iwo Jima Survivor Presented By: Jim Baize, Club member, veteran of WWII 3/30/15
Trends in University Education in Science Presented By: Simon Rhodes, PhD, Dean, School of Science, IUPUI 4/06/15
Mining and Selling Radium and Uranium Presented By: Roger Robison, MD, retired physician and medical historian 4/13/15
Hosting the 2012 Super Bowl Presented By: Allison Melangton, CEO, 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Committee 4/20/15
Jet Engine Bird Strike Criteria and Verification Tests Presented By: Larry Nightingale, Chief Test Engineer, Rolls-Royce, Indianapolis 4/27/15
A new approach to college admission for the 21st century Presented By: Jim Goecker, V.P., Enrollment Management and Strategic Communications, Rose-Hulman 5/04/15
Structural Optimization and Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) Presented By: Andres Tovar, Ph.D., Assistant Professor. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI 5/11/15
Role of Innovation in Sustainability Presented By: Ken Miller 5/18/15
STEM Is Not Enough; We Also Need the Liberal Arts Presented By: Richard Brian Gunderman, MD, PhD, Indiana University 6/01/15
Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Presented By: Christina Brown, BS, CCRC Clinical Research Manager, IU Alzheimer's Center 6/08/15
Tour of the Indianapolis Zoo Presented By: Niki Kowalaski 6/15/15
STEM Volunteer Opportunities Presented By: Laura Green, US2020 Volunteer Outreach Coordinator 6/22/15
Colon Cancer Detection Presented By: Joe Henderson, MD, Gastroenterologist, Indianapolis 6/29/15
Unique Design/Construction of the Bridge over the Ohio River Presented By: Thomas Bolte, Professional Engineer, Bridge Group Director 7/06/15
Scientech Summer Institute for Advancing Science Education in Indiana Presented By: Chris Edwards, BS, MS, Ed. D, Director, Scientech Summer Institute 7/13/15
Are Science and Religion Compatible? Presented By: Jeff Rasley, Scientech Club Program Co-Manager, Adjunct Professor, Butler University Honors Program, 7/20/15
Life under Japanese Occupation, a personal experience Presented By: Gonzalo T. Chua, M.D., FACR 7/27/15
Indianapolis Consent Decree, Long Term Control Plan, and the Dig Indy Tunnel Updates Presented By: Michael Miller, PE, Manager, Special Projects Group, Citizens Energy Group 8/03/15
Sea Turtles and their Conservation Presented By: Maggie Jaicomo, Naturalist, Eagle Creek Park Ornithology Center 8/10/15
Engineering Healthier Brains: Re-shaping how Youth Sports Affects Brain Health Presented By: Dr. Thomas M. Talavage, Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University 8/17/15
The Innovation Ecosystem of Purdue University Presented By: Daniel J. Hasler, President and Chief Entrepreneurial Officer, Purdue Research Foundation 8/24/15
Prescription Opioid Abuse Epidemic Presented By: Dr. Palmer MacKie, Medical Director, Eskenazi Integrative Pain Program 8/31/15
Setting the Record Straight: The Facts and Science of Climate Change Presented By: Dr. Gabriel Filippelli, Director, Center for Urban Health, Indiana University 9/14/15
Medicine at a Distance Presented By: Dr. Eugene Helveston, Emeritus Professor of Ophthalmology, Indiana University School of Medicine 9/21/15
Analysis and Virtual Restoration of Color Fading in Van Gogh’s 1890 Masterpiece Painting “Undergrowth with Two Figures” Presented By: Gregory Dale Smith, PhD, Senior Conservation Scientist, Indianapolis Museum of Art 9/28/15
Snake Oil is Alive and Well Presented By: Morton E. Tavel, M.D., Clinical Professor Emeritus of Medicine, IU School of Medicine 10/5/15
Irrigation with Treated Municipal Wastewater in Indiana Presented By: Anne Dare, PhD, Office of Global Engineering Programs, Purdue University 10/12/15
Tour of Caterpillar Diesel Engine Center, Lafayette, IN Arranged By: Jim Bettner - Presented By: Bob Macorn, with tour guides Dave, Bill, and Mac 10/19/15
University of Indianapolis Five Year Development Plan Presented By: Dr. Robert Manuel 10/26/15
Opportunity and Challenges of Commercializing Academic Innovation Presented By: Dr. Jaipal Singh, PhD, Director of Academic-Industry Collaboration and Visiting Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine 11/02/15
Music by The New Horizons Swing Band Presented By: Sam Rhinesmith, longtime Director of North Central High School Bands 11/09/15
Recent Findings about the Universe, Planets and Solar System Presented By: Gregory R. McCauley, CEO – Link Observatory – Space Science Institute 11/16/15
Indianapolis War Memorials Presented By: Brig. Gen. (Ret.) J. Stewart Goodwin 11/23/15
Wabash River Watershed Project Presented By: Mary McConnell, State Director, Indiana Chapter of the Nature Conservancy 11/30/15
Recovering Life Together: Social Practice Theory and the Clubhouse Model of Psycho-Social Rehabilitation Presented By: Jay Brubaker, Executive Director, Circle City Clubhouse 12/07/15
Teaching STEM in IPS Presented By: Robert Shula, Director, IPS Foundation, and Ben Carter, Director of Technical Education, Arsenal Technical High School 12/14/15