Evan Mawarire, SNF Agora dissident-in-residence, will talk about what it takes for an ordinary citizen to confront a brutal dictatorship, specifically his experience standing up to Robert Mugabe's ruthless dictatorship in Zimbabwe.
Xue (Sherry) Gao, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Rice University, will give a talk titled "Discovery and Engineering Biomolecules for the Treatment of Human Diseases."
Manil Suri, distinguished mathematics professor, internationally acclaimed fiction author, and New York Times opinion writer, will give a talk on the occasion of the release of his new book, The Big Bang of Numbers: How to Build the Universe Using Only Math.
Julie Lundquist, an associate professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, will give a talk titled "Enabling Renewable Energy Growth by Addressing Challenges in the Atmospheric Science of Wind Energy" co-hosted by the Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics.
Evergreen Museum & Library's new exhibition, "A History of Houseplants," explores the forces that catalyzed the Victorians' obsession with houseplants, reveals how the trend manifested at Evergreen and in Baltimore, and examines how today's houseplant craze both recalls and differs from the Victorian version of 150 years ago.