Science Lectures – A Myriad of Particles

Feb 27 2017

A Myriad of Particles

Elliott Cheu, Interim Dean, Honors College and Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Arizona
From the beginning of civilization, we have attempted to reduce our world to its simplest components. This search resulted in the discovery of the electron and culminated in the recent detection of the Higgs boson. Our current […]

Science Lectures – Space, Time and Gravity

Feb 13 2017

Space, Time and Gravity

Sam Gralla, Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Arizona
At the dawn of the twentieth century, Einstein revolutionized our conception of reality, showing that space and time are not merely the stage on which the show unfolds, but dynamical entities that stretch, bend, and vibrate to give rise to the force […]

Science Lectures – The Journey to the Extreme

Feb 6 2017

The Journey to the Extreme

Feryal Ozel, Professor of Astronomy and Physics, University of Arizona
The Universe presents us with a myriad of extreme objects where our understanding of physical reality is continuously challenged. Do normal nuclei dissolve into quarks and perhaps into other new particles in the cores of neutron stars? What is the […]

Science Lectures – Rethinking the Rules of Reality

Jan 30 2017

Rethinking the Rules of Reality

Keith R. Dienes, Program Director, Physics, National Science Foundation and Professor of Physics, University of Arizona
In this series kickoff lecture, we take a tour through some of the most cutting-edge concepts in modern physics. After discussing the connections between symmetries, forces, and conservation laws, we describe the fundamental building […]

Chinese New Year

2017 AZ Chinese New Year Festival

Arizona’s premier festival celebrating the Chinese New Year returns once again to Centennial Hall at University of Arizona! Directed by Dr. Larry Lang, this extravaganza will feature more than 200 local, national and international artists including Chinese folksong singers Hao Liangliang and Li Xin, winner of International Violin Competition Liu […]

FFA Leadership Conference

The State FFA Leadership Conference is the largest event put on by the Arizona Association and has grown to be a gathering of almost one thousand FFA members from across the state for a weekend full of learning, awards recognition, and fun at the University of Arizona in Tucson. It is at this annual event […]

Eller College of Management

Although Centennial Hall generally opens one hour prior to convocation start time, this can change based on the specific college’s schedule.  Please check with the college for a complete schedule of events.

Entry to Centennial Hall during convocations is through the front doors only and is fully accessible.  If you need accommodations, please contact the organizing […]

College of Architecture, Planning & Landscape

Although Centennial Hall generally opens one hour prior to convocation start time, this can change based on the specific college’s schedule.  Please check with the college for a complete schedule of events.

Entry to Centennial Hall during convocations is through the front doors only and is fully accessible.  If you need accommodations, please contact the organizing […]

College of Law

Although Centennial Hall generally opens one hour prior to convocation start time, this can change based on the specific college’s schedule.  Please check with the college for a complete schedule of events.

Entry to Centennial Hall during convocations is through the front doors only and is fully accessible.  If you need accommodations, please contact the organizing […]

College of Public Health

Although Centennial Hall generally opens one hour prior to convocation start time, this can change based on the specific college’s schedule.  Please check with the college for a complete schedule of events.

Entry to Centennial Hall during convocations is through the front doors only and is fully accessible.  If you need accommodations, please contact the organizing […]