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Benedum Distinguished Scholar Award Lectures

Dr. Aldo Romero

Associate Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy

Award in the Physical Sciences & Technology

“From Life, Chemistry to Materials, All Use the Same Glue: Quantum Mechanics”

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Milano Room, WVU Wise Library, Downtown Campus


Dr. Brad Humphreys 

Professor, Economics

Award in the Behavioral & Social Sciences Category

“Some Inconvenient Facts About the Economics of Sports in America”

Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 4:00 PM

WVU Erickson Alumni Center, Salon “C”, Evansdale Campus


Dr. Paul Lockman

Professor, Centers for Neuroscience

Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Award in the Biosciences & Health Sciences Category

“Disruptive Innovation in Science”

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Fukushima Auditorium, Health Sciences Center, Health Sciences Campus – Evansdale


Dr. Katherine Aaslestad

Professor, Department of History

Award in the Humanities & the Arts Category

“Fighting Napoleon: The First Modern War and Its Aftermath in Central Europe”

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Milano Room, WVU Wise Library, Downtown Campus


*Reception Immediately Following Each Lecture Public Cordially Invited