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Honors Day: Guest speaker, Rall Symposium, Honors Convocation

Honors Day: Guest speaker, Rall Symposium, Honors Convocation

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Honors Day is Tuesday, May 18, in Wentz Concert Hall and features the College’s annual Rall Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Honors Convocation. This year’s guest speaker for the symposium is Dr. Herman B. White Jr., senior scientist at Fermilab. His keynote address, titled “Anti-Matter: The Middle Linebacker of the Big Bang,” begins at 8:30 a.m. and will be followed by student poster and oral presentations throughout the morning. Honors Convocation starts at 1:30 p.m.


"Cosmic tenor" Herman White gives talk on origins of universe

"Cosmic tenor" Herman White gives talk on origins of universe

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Herman White, North Central Trustee and senior scientist at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, will give a presentation on how the universe came to be on Jan. 15 at the St. Louis Science Center. He and two other African-American physicists, the "Three Cosmic Tenors," who also love opera, will talk on what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 81st birthday.


Herman White receives award from American Physical Society

Herman White receives award from American Physical Society

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Herman B. White Jr., member and vice chair of North Central’s Board of Trustees, was named the recipient of the 2010 Edward A. Bouchet Award, a prestigious prize awarded annually by the American Physical Society (APS). It recognizes a distinguished minority physicist who has made significant contributions to physics research. He will accept the award in February 2010 at the APS meeting in Washington, D.C., where he will give an acceptance lecture.


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