Ioannis Kevrekidis, Princeton
Should Canada adopt a Gross National Happiness Index, as Bhutan has? Can happiness be measured? Discuss these questions and more. Guest speakers will lead a conversation related to their expertise with participants who come from diverse backgrounds who all share a strong interest in lifelong learning.
Student Analysis Seminar: Tim Rainone. Cookies, tea, etc., afterwards. Seminar's "low-tech" level mainly intended for students; postdocs, profs, visitors are very welcome to assist and/or give talks. Topics are usually about real/complex/functional analysis, spectral theory and probability theory, but we're open to other subjects.
Asymptotic behaviour and Lp space regularity of solutions to non-linear elliptic equations related to sharp Hardy-Sobolev inequalities and applications
Dimiter Vassilev, UC Riverside
Last martini night of 2005! This Irish bar features low-key ambience, crackling fireplace, designer cocktails and an intriguing array of appetizers. Non-McGill friends always welcome!
The Honourable Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, on "Going Global: Marketing Ontario's Education to the World." This topic is of great relevance to all Canadian alumni, including McGill's valued graduates overseas.
Alumni, cemetery descendents, Huntington town historian Robert Hughes, the Northport Historical Society and other community groups have been restoring Middleville Cemetery for three years. Much progress has been made, but more needs to be done. Come any time during the day and stay as long as you wish.
Dr. Navdeep S. Chandel, Northwestern University
Dept of Medicine Grand Rounds: Lawrence Panasci, MD, Director, Medical Oncology, McGill; Associate Director, Oncology, SMBD-Jewish General Hospital.
Dept of Medicine Grand Rounds: Michael W. Schwartz, MD, Div. of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center