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Spring Mic/Nite
March 13, 2013 5:30 pm
March 13, 2013 9:00 pm
March 6, 2013
Relix Variety Theatre
1208 North Central Avenue, Knoxville, TN, United States

Stem Cells to Egyptian Graffiti: Mic/Night Highlights Faculty Research

Dr. Mohamed Mahfouz, Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, will be giving a talk entitled “Visionary Mnemonics: The Master-of-All-Trades” at the spring 2013 Mic/Nite. Dr. Mahfouz will explain why you must know all aspects of your trade to be successful.

This semester’s Mic/Nite will focus on topics ranging from stem cell research to Egyptian graffiti. The event will be held on March 13 at the Relix Variety Theatre, 1208 North Central Avenue.

Other presentation topics include:

  • “Reflections on Designing Products for Today” by Ryann Aoukar, associate professor of interior design.
  • “When the Walls of Cairo Speak: Post-Revolutionary Art/Graffiti” by Douja Mamelouk, assistant professor of modern foreign languages and literature.
  • “Postcards from Cold, Dark Places: Antarctic Subglacial Exploration” by Jill Mikucki, assistant professor of microbiology.
  • “Everybody Wants Her! The Marketing Battle of the Century” by Daniel J. Flint, Regal Entertainment Group professor of business and director of the shopper marketing forum in the department of marketing and supply chain management.
  • “Curses!” by Barbara K. Kaye, professor of journalism and electronic media.
  • “FUTURE: Postsecondary Education for College Students with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism” by David F. Cihak, associate professor of special education.
  • “Cellular Aspects of Obesity” by Paul Dalhaimer, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering.
  • “Evaluating Information: How Librarians Use an Instructional Scaffolding Activity to Support Teaching and Learning in General Education” by Rachel Radom, assistant professor and instructional services librarian for undergraduate programs.
  • “Stem Cell Research and Therapy at the University of Tennessee”by Madhu Dhar, associate professor in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences.
  • “Null_Sets: Big Data Visualization and Entropic Cryptography” by Amy Szczepanski, research assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, and Evan Meaney, assistant professor of art.

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