Celebration of Science Week

Text, The Natural and Applied Sciences Grand Seminar 2017

Natural and applied sciences are proud to present 2017 Grand Seminar featuring John Mather, Ph.D., scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in McGuire Hall at Loyola University Maryland. Dr. Mather will present "The History of the Universe from the beginning to the end: where did we come from, where can we go?" 

Monday, February 27, 2017, McGuire Hall

3:30 pm - NASA Demo

NASA engineers and scientists will be present to showcase Hubble Space Telescope servicing tools and the robotic satellite servicing initiative.

4:30 pm - Meet & Greet

Join Dr. Mather prior to his lecture for a Meet & Greet. 

5:30 pm - Grand Seminar

Dr. Mather presents "The History of the Universe from the beginning to the end: where did we come from, where can we go?"

Grand Seminar Registration

February 20 - 24, 2017 - Celebration of Science Week

This year’s Grand Seminar will follow a week-long “Celebration of Science” including First Robotics demo and small Robots competition, opportunities to meet with industry professionals and more.

Tuesday, February 21st - Beats & Bytes Pop-up Class

Loyola Notre Dame Library, Lab B, 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Students will use computer programming to create and manipulate music! We'll have the software ready to go on the lab's computers but you are welcome to bring your own laptop (let us know if you need assistance with the software). 

Register for the Pop-up Class at www.Loyola.edu/beatsandbytes.

Wednesday, February 22nd - SWE Speed Mentoring

Reading Room, 7 - 9 p.m.

The Baltimore IEEE Women in Engineering and Society of Women Engineers will co-sponsor a ‘speed mentoring night’ as a part of Science Week at Loyola.
Students, Speed Mentors from Textron, Dr. Raenita Fenner, and WIE chair Jiah Song
Liken to a speed dating event, professional engineers from the Baltimore area will serve as mentors and students will rotate amongst the mentors to ask their questions about the work life of a professional engineer. Professionals from all engineering and similar disciplines from across the region will be present.

To register for SWE Speed Mentoring, email rafenner@loyola.edu.

Thursday, February 23rd - Robotics Demo

Boulder Atrium, 3 - 5 p.m.

Join the VEX U and First Robotics teams to see robots in action. All are welcome!


Beginning in 2011, natural and applied sciences hosts a yearly seminar with the goal of engaging Loyola students as well as providing an enlightening and informative event for the greater Loyola community.

About the Guest Lecturer 

Past Grand Seminar Presentations