Parlee Center for Science and the Common Good

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Speaker Series

The Parlee Center regularly hosts outstanding citizen-scientists and experts on the intersection of science and society.

Upcoming Speakers

September 10th, 2018

  • Sep
    10
    7:00pm
    Dr. Ted Corbin Healing Hurt People
    Olin Auditorium
    WHAT SHOULD MATTER TO ME? Dr. Ted Corbin will speak on the vulnerability of young people, particularly young men of color, to repeated acts of violence, and on treatment programs designed to break the cycle.

October 2nd, 2018

  • Oct
    2
    7:00pm
    Clinica Clínica de Migrantes: A Screening & Talk
    Olin Auditorium
    WHAT SHOULD MATTER TO ME? The documentary Clínica de Migrantes: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness follows the work of the staff of Puentes de Salud, a Philadelphia medical clinic that serves the city’s undocumented immigrant communities.

October 10th, 2018

  • Oct
    10
    7:00pm
    Steve Rittenhouse, GlaxoSmithKline Challenges of Antibiotic Drug Development
    Olin Auditorium
    SCIENCE AS A WAY OF UNDERSTANDING. Dr. Steve Rittenhouse explains how the ability of bacteria to rapidly evolve resistance makes the development of new antibiotics a challenging task indeed.

Past Speakers