Parlee Center for Science and the Common Good

All Majors & Minors

Speaker Series

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

Upcoming Speakers

October 18th, 2018

November 4th, 2018

  • Nov
    4
    , 2018
    7:30pm
    Requiem for a Runnng Back 2 Requiem for a Running Back
    Olin Auditorium
    WHAT SHOULD MATTER TO ME?

    Follow Director Rebecca Carpenter’s odyssey across America, as she learns about the brain disease that enveloped her father, Lew Carpenter, star running back and assistant coach of the legendary Green Bay Packers.

February 4th, 2019

  • Feb
    4
    , 2019
    , 2019
    7:00pm
    Ann McKee Dr. Ann McKee
    TBD
    SCIENCE AS A WAY OF UNDERSTANDING. Dr. McKee will speak about chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease most commonly found in athletes participating in boxing, American football, ice hockey, other contact sports, and military service.

Past Speakers