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Planetarium Show

UNCG Planetarium photo by David Wilson from 2008.

UNCG Planetarium Public Nights are back! Come join us and learn about the motions of astronomical objects in our wonderful planetarium. There will be time after the show to field questions by one of our Astronomy faculty! Free Admission! Click here to fill the form and reserve your seat!

Keeping it safe: privacy-protecting data sharing for AI

Andi Smith speaker headshot.

Join the UNCG Department of Computer Science for this presentation in their colloquium series! Sharing individually contributed data is a cornerstone of modern artificial intelligence.For example, large language models (LLMs) were trained on hundreds of billion tokens scraped from the internet. However, the data generated by individual users contain sensitive … Continued

Computer Science Colloquium By Dr. Jiangwen Sun

Dr. Sun headshot.

Join the Computer Science Department for this presentation in their colloquium series! Dr. Jiangwen Sun will present, “Impact of different loss functions in training DNN for understanding regulatory roles of DNA sequence in DNA methylation.” Functonal genomic events, such as DNA methylation, regulate gene expression by moderating chromatin state, playing … Continued

World Philosophy Day

poster for world philosophy day featuring a photo of an owl

Come join faculty and students for a celebration of philosophy! Bring a photo and/or a quote from your favorite philosopher to share. Refreshments will be served. Join us in Moore Humanities & Research Administration Building (MHRA), Room 3501!

A Great Conversation: Is it Time for Humans to Live on Mars?

vintage sci-fi style poster for this event

As part of the “Great Conversation” series, Dr. Elliot Goodine, a UNCG philosophy lecturer, will present ethical considerations for and against the colonization of other planets. After that, he will open the floor for discussion. Free and open to the public.