Departmental seminars are free of charge and open to the public. All seminars will be held in Glaske C101 (Berry Auditorium) on the campus in Longview, TX, from 11:00 to 11:50 a.m. unless otherwise stated.
Lunch with the speaker usually follows the seminar. Lunch will be in the corner cafe either in the stage area or in the Joyce room.
Videos are usually available within a week of the seminar. Click on the seminar title to access the video.
28 A geologist speaks about the age of the earth
Bob Kautzman, Department of Chemistry and Physics, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX
4 Engineers with a Mission
Brian Thomas and Lauren Heffelfinger, School of Engineering and Computer Science, Baylor University, Waco, TX
17 Chemical Professionals as Entrepreneurs (7:00 pm)
Sharon V. Vercellotti, President, V-Labs, Inc. Covington, LA
18 Chocolate: Food of the Gods and Lovers
Sharon V. Vercellotti, President, V-Labs, Inc. Covington, LA.
25 Christian Responses to Global Warming
Susan Bratton, Department of environmental Science, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2 Origins: a Perspective from Deep Time
Stacy Atchley, Chair of the Department of Geology, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Danielle Thiessen and others, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX
16 Secrets for Attaining and Maintaining a Healthy Body Weight; Unmasking the 3rd Devil
Fred Baliraine, Department of Biology, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX.
23 Chemistry and Supramolecular Chemistry of Porphyrins and Carbon Nanomaterials
Francis d'Souza, Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
30 Geotechnical and Pavement Engineering
Eddie Oh, Department of Engineering, Texas A&M Commerce, Commerce, TX.
6 Organic Chemistry Using Microwaves and Bleach
Karen Kubacak, Rory Moffat, and Bruce Hathaway, Department of Chemistry, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX
13 Smart buildings that utilize photo-voltaics to generate all required energy.
John Vasselli, Executive Director TxAIRE, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX.
20 Insects in Horticultural Production
Erfan Vafaie, Extension Program Specialist I, Integrated Pest Management, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Overton, TX
SeungHyun Kim, School of Engineering, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX
Any questions or comments regarding the seminar schedule may be directed to Gary DeBoer at GaryDeBoer@letu.edu or 903.233.3363.
Opinions expressed by the speakers at seminar are their own and should not be taken as official positions of LeTourneau University