Inspire, Create, Serve: 2011 Academic Symposium
March 29, 2011
Zoellner Arts Center
Lehigh University

9:00-9:15 am

Welcoming Remarks – Master of Ceremonies Alan Snyder, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Studies and President Alice Gast

9:15-10:30 am

Bernard Amadei PDF file
professor of civil engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
Engineering for the Developing World: From Crisis to Development

10:30-11:15 am

Refreshments and An Exhibition of Student Research and Scholarship


Alice Rivlin PDF file
visiting professor, the Public Policy Institute of Georgetown University and senior fellow, Brookings Institution
Can We Avoid a Debt Crisis in a Partisan Political World?

12:30pm-1:45 pm

Lunch Break

1:45-3:00 pm

Camille Utterback PDF file
MacArthur Fellow
Stepping into the Unknown, and Other Rational Decisions

3:00pm-3:45 pm

Refreshments and An Exhibition of Student Research and Scholarship

3:45pm-5:00 pm

George Whitesides PDF file
Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor, Harvard University
Simplicity: A question of style in science,and three easy pieces

5:00 pm

Closing remarks – Provost Patrick Farrell

5:15 pm Reception
2009 Symposium Images
"The ancestor of every action is a thought."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson.