April 5, 2017
Do you want to learn about what research scientists are doing out in the field? Join us for interactive discussions with scientists from across the country to learn about their research and how it relates to the world we live in!
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - Stress and Human Evolution
*Free event & refreshments*
Speaker: Zaneta Thayer - Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Dartmouth University
How do trauma, poverty, and racial discrimination influence our health? What about our evolutionary history causes our bodies to respond in this way? Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Dartmouth University Zaneta Thayer explores the biological mechanisms through which early life stress influences biology and health later on.
Date: Wednesday, April 5th
Time: 4:30-6pm - Doors open at 4pm
Location: The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Entry: TBD - Will be included in your reminder email prior to the event
*Free admission & refreshments*
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The SciCafe Series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston.
This SciCafe is presented in collaboration with The Leakey Foundation.
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March 25, 2017
Join us for two FREE info sessions that will help you make the big decision about where you should spend the next 4 years! Financial aid and admissions experts will present information to assist you in choosing the best school for you in terms of how it fits your goals and personality, and how it fits your family budget.
April 17, 2017
Build your own detailed reconstruction of a hominid ancestor using forensic science and fossil casts. In this one day workshop, we will examine fossil skull casts from human relatives to sculpt facial reconstructions on 3D-printed skulls.
April 29, 2017
Have you ever thought about how you will manage your money when you are in college and on your own? Financial experts will present this workshop designed especially for youth, where you will learn what you need to know to avoid eating nothing but breakfast cereal for four years.