Better Astronomy for a New Generation (BANG!) Seminar List: 01-Jan-2020 to 31-May-2020

All BANG Seminar are held at the PSC 1136 at 4:05-5:00pm unless otherwise noted.
Date: Thu 30-Jan-2020
Location: PSC 1136
Speaker: Omar Eaton-Martinez
Title: "Establishing your professional vision in order to inform the next steps of your career"
Date: Thu 06-Feb-2020
Location: PSC 1136
Speaker: Caleb Harada, Claire Hinrichs, Kathleen Hamilton-Campos, and Mackenzie Carlson and other AAS attendees
Title: "Results and Reflections from the January AAS Meeting"
Date: Thu 13-Feb-2020
Location: PSC 1136
Speaker: Dr. David Rupke (Rhodes)
Title: "Research and Teaching at a Liberal Arts College"
Date: Thu 20-Feb-2020
Location: PSC 1136
Speaker: Leslie Sage
Title: "Dealing with Depression"

Date: Thu 27-Feb-2020
Location: PSC 1136
Speaker: Dr. Jane Rigby (GSFC)
Title: "LGBTIQ+ Inclusion in Astronomy: a status report"
Date: Thu 05-Mar-2020
Location: PSC 1136
Speaker: All
Title: "Mental Health: reflections and brainstorming"
Date: Thu 12-Mar-2020
Location: PSC 1136
Speaker: No seminar (prospective visit)

Date: Thu 19-Mar-2020
Location: PSC 1136

Date: Thu 26-Mar-2020
Location: PSC 1136
Speaker: Dr. Vicki Toy-Eden (Protenus) (POSTPONED UNTIL FALL)
Title: "From Astronomy PhD to Data Science"

Date: Thu 02-Apr-2020
Location: PSC 1136
Speaker: Dr. Meredith Brown
Title: "Careers in climate and environmental science"
Date: Thu 09-Apr-2020
Location: PSC 1136
Speaker: Dr. Judith Racusin (GSFC) POSTOPONED UNTIL FALL 2020
Title: "Cubesats"

Date: Thu 16-Apr-2020
Location: PSC 1136
Speaker: TBD
Title: "TMT update"

Date: Thu 23-Apr-2020
Location: PSC 1136
Speaker: Dr. Luc Riesbeck (GWU)
Title: "The Nonbinary Fraction: Looking Towards the Future of Gender Equity in Astronomy"

Date: Thu 30-Apr-2020
Location: PSC 1136
Speaker: TBD

Date: Thu 07-May-2020
Location: PSC 1136
Speaker: Dr. Barb Mattson (GSFC/UMD)
Title: "Taking Science Beyond the Journal: Sharing Astrophysics Stories with the Public

About the BANG Seminar Series

The Astronomy Department's BANG! Seminar (Better Astronomy for the New Generation!) features speakers and discussions on issues of equity and inclusion, career paths, and soft skills for astronomers. Please contact Milena Crnogorcevic or Ginny Cunningham or Sara Frederick or Dana Louie or Geoff Ryan or Stuart Vogel with any questions or suggestions for speakers.


Special accommodations for individuals with disabilities can be made by calling (301) 405-3001. It would be appreciated if we are notified at least one week in advance.


Directions and information about parking can be found here.


Information for faculty who are hosting a visiting speaker can be found here.

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