College of Science Events
Speaker: Dr. Efrat Shimshoni Host: Dr. Gregory Fiete Abstract: I will describe a recent study of a toy model for the thermal Hall effect in a chiral spin liquid. Specifically, we focus on a spin-1/2 system on a strip of Kagome lattice modeled as a three-leg XXZ spin-ladder, where we further introduce a Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction (D) and a tunable magnetic field (B). Using Bosonization to derive a low-energy theory for…
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Marine and Environmental Sciences
Nathaniel Rich will speak about his latest book "Losing Earth: A Recent History." Based on his groundbreaking 2018 New York Times Magazine article of the same name, Losing Earth tells the story of 1979-1989 "the decade we almost stopped climate change," but didn't.
SAVE THE DATE: The Psychology Department will be holding a reception to celebrate our graduating seniors in the Curry Student Center, McLeod Suites on Thursday, April 30th, 2020 at 4:00pm. All seniors graduating in January, May and August 2020 with BS in Psychology or combined majors in Psychology are invited to attend (please note that BNS has its own separate graduation event). A formal invitation will be sent out to…