April 2010 Accolades

Robinson Professors

Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, gave lectures titled “How Evolution Works” at Loyola Marymount University, the Cosmos Club and the Carnegie Institution, and “The Deep Carbon Observatory” at the Institut de Physique du Globe, the U.S. Department of Energy of CalTech. He also served on the National Science Foundation’s Biosciences Directorate Advisory Board.

John Paden, Robinson Professor of International Affairs, gave a presentation titled “Is Nigeria a Hotbed of Islamic Extremism?” at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C.

John Trefil
, Robinson Professor of Physics, gave a centennial lecture titled “Science, Its History and Its Future” at St. Anne’s-Belfield School in Charlottesville, Va.