“Teaching Physics to Tibetan Monks (And The Obverse): How Crazy Is It?”

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday September 22, 2015
      4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Ferst Room (Library 7th Floor)
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Summaries

Summary Sentence: Dr. Halka shares her experience with the Emory Tibet Science Initiative

Full Summary: Dr. Halka shares her experience participating in the Emory Tibet Science Initiative

In the summer of 2015, Dr. Halka visited a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in India to attempt to teach physics (and math) to the monks, through the Emory Tibet Science Initiative. This semester at Georgia Tech, she is facilitating a GT1000 course focused on mindfulness. In this talk, she will describe the difficulties inherent in these related experiences and will share perspectives on what she has learned.

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General, Honors Program

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
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Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
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Status
  • Created By: Michael Hagearty
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Sep 17, 2015 - 9:34am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:18pm