Veritas Event Tuesday (Boston): Riff Speakers Lineup

The Veritas Forum BannerWant to hear speakers like Andy Crouch, David Skeel, Charmaine Royal and Francis Su next week?

Veritas Forum invites InterVarsity grad students and faculty to sit in on a pilot event for developing new content through Veritas Riff. With speakers from NASA, Christianity Today, and more, the Boston event is a perfect occasion to grow in faith and learning, and to invite friends of any faith or none. See the Veritas announcement below:

Please join us on Tuesday, July 14th at 6pm!

You are cordially invited to participate in an inspiring evening with the 2014-15 Veritas Forum Riff Scholar cohort as they present pilot content for future Veritas Forums.  We’ll be hosting three events in Cambridge (both Harvard and Kendall Square areas).

Enjoy refreshments with faithful and gifted academics who will deliver 15 minute talks designed to engage their university audience intellectually and spiritually.

Following the presentations, guests will participate in Q&A with the scholars.

The three events are outlined below.  Please join us and register via Eventbrite!

Veritas Forum logoCIC – Venture Cafe 

You are invited to an exciting, interactive event, as four professors test out talks on faith, truth what makes us human. Featuring Kyle Westway (Harvard Law lecturer and social entrepreneur), Charmaine Royal (Associate Professor of African & African American studies and of Genomics, Duke University), Francis Su (Professor of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College), Mia Chung (Professor of Interpretive Analysis, Curtis Institute of Music). Each professor will talk for 15 mins, followed by live audience Q&A.  Bring your faith and/or your skepticism and ask your hard questions! Refreshments provided.

Register here!


Veritas Forum logoMIT – Student Center, West Lounge 

You are invited to an exciting, interactive event, as four professors test out talks on faith, physics, “junk” DNA and the environment, featuring Joan Centrella (Deputy Director of Astrophysics Science Division, NASA), Jonathan Feng (Professor of Physics and Astronomy, UC-Irvine), Praveen Sethupathy (Assistant professor of Genetics, UNC – Chapel Hill), Dorothy Boorse (Professor of Biology, Gordon College). Each professor will talk for 15 mins, followed by live audience Q&A. Bring your faith and/or your skepticism and ask your hard questions! Refreshments provided.

Register here!


Veritas Forum logoHDS – Venue TBD

You are invited to an exciting, interactive event, as four professors test out talks on faith, science, justice, and what makes us human. Featuring Hans Halvorson (Professor of Philosophy, Princeton), Rosemary Avery (Professor of Human Ecology, Cornell), Audrey Ellerbee (Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford) , David Skeel (Professor of Law, UPenn) – with Andy Crouch (Executive Editor of Christianity Today). Each professor will talk for 15 mins, followed by live audience Q&A.  Bring your faith and/or your skepticism and ask your hard questions!  Refreshments provided.

Register here!

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