Seminars in Chemistry and Physics

Fall 2012 Seminar Schedule

Departmental seminars are free of charge and open to the public. All seminars will be held in Glaske C101 (Berry Auditorium) from 11:00 to 11:50 a.m. unless otherwise stated.

Lunch with the speaker usually follows the seminar. Those interested in joining the lunch discussion should contact Gary DeBoer.


6 Ballet Lessons for Small, Lopsided Molecules (video now available)
Dr. Edward Hamilton, Department of Chemistry and Physics, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX

20  God's Two Books: Both Divine and "Natural" Authors (video now available)
Dr. Steven Ball, Department of Chemistry and Physics, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX

27 Wheels (video now available)
Karen Rispin, et. al., Department of Biology, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX


4 Paganism, Creationism, and Intelligent Design (video now available)
Dr. Harvey Solganick, Professor of Humanities, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX

11 Chemical Engineering at Texas Eastman (video now available)
Steve Butler, Texas Eastman, Longview, TX

12  Bus Tour of Texas Eastman
Bus leaves from Glaske at 4:00 pm

18 A Review of Theological Models of Human Origins in Light of Modern Biological Science (video now available)
Dr. Wilson Cunha, Department of Theology, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX

25 Production and Measurement of Engineered Surfaces for Use in Inertial Confinement Fusion Research (video now available)
Robert Day


1 Maspardin and Neurodegeneration (video now available)
Dr. Michael Hanna, Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences, Texas A&M, Commerce, TX

8  Structural Propagation in Quivers (video now available)
William Grilliette, LeTourneau Alumnus

15  Click Porphyrins:  Hosts for Chiral and Non-Chiral Guests (video now available)
Dr. Stephen Starnes, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M Commerce, TX

29 Green Chemistry in India (video now available)
Noelle Linstad, Department of Chemistry and Physics, LeTourneau University


1  Contagion, the motion picture, with a pre and post panel discussion 
brought to you by YAC, 7:00 pm, EDUC bldg. 

6 The Law of Chemistry
Ben Penticoff, LeTourneau University alum and Law student, Houston, TX

Any questions or comments regarding the seminar schedule can be directed to Gary DeBoer.

Opinions expressed by the speakers at seminar are their own and should not be taken as official positions of LeTourneau University.