Cazenovia Colleges Lecture Series

The seventh season of Cazenovia College’s Faculty Library Lecture Series: “Great Minds / Great Ideas,” at Cazenovia Public Library and the Manlius Library, continues beginning Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010. The series, sponsored by Doris Eversfield Webster, Cazenovia College Class of 1946, features noted faculty members from Cazenovia College discussing the lives and work of important thinkers who opened doors of opportunity for the human spirit. Ample time for questions and conversation follows each lecture. Complete information may be found at www.cazenovia.edu/greatminds.

Sept. 21, 2010, at The Manlius Library, 1 Arkie Albanese Avenue, Manlius, N.Y. “Real Horse Power!” presented by Karin Bump, professor of equine studies. This presentation will encompass a journey through time to provide an understanding of ‘-horse power’ from past to present, and celebrate the remarkable power of the horse to capture the hearts and minds of young and old alike.

Sept. 21, 2010, at Cazenovia Public Library, 100 Albany Street, Cazenovia, N.Y. “What a Great Idea! The Inventive Minds behind Some of Our Favorite Toys,” presented by Scott Jensen, assistant professor of visual communications. The creators of many familiar toys all started with a great idea…- but didn’t always know what to do with it. Discover the fascinating stories of these and some other familiar playthings in this fun, playful lecture.

Oct. 19, 2010, at The Manlius Library, 1 Arkie Albanese Avenue, Manlius, N.Y. “What a Great Idea! The Inventive Minds behind Some of Our Favorite Toys,” presented by Scott Jensen, assistant professor of visual communications. The creators of many familiar toys all started with a great idea…- but didn’t always know what to do with it. Discover the fascinating stories of these and some other familiar playthings in this fun, playful lecture.

Oct. 19, 2010, at Cazenovia Public Library, 100 Albany Street, Cazenovia, N.Y. “Numbers: How They Amaze Us,” presented by John Livermore, assistant professor of mathematics. Number theory is the branch of mathematics that deals with the study of the properties of the natural numbers. Livermore will discuss our base 10 number system, some basic number theory proofs and how the results of these proofs are applied on the Internet to amaze us.

For more information about the lectures, contact: Cazenovia Public Library at 315-655-9322, or visit www.midyork.org/cazenovia – or The Manlius Library, at 315-682-6400, or visit www.manliuslib.org

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