Science & Technology

Joe Konen
Thursdays, January 9-March 5|10 - 11:30 a.m.

The story of the gene is one of the great mystery narratives of science. In this book, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Siddhartha Mukherjee, weaves together the history of genetics with his family’s history of mental illness.

Dario Gasparini
Thursdays, February 6-March 5|1:30-3:30 p.m.

Iconic historic examples of buildings, bridges, and tunnels will be discussed from the context of structural materials, engineering concepts, and construction processes. These perspectives provide a deeper understanding and appreciation for our built infrastructure and for the work of builders and structural engineers.