the VFRL we organize weekly Seminar Series throughout the
are in general members and affiliates of the VFRL and visiting
scope of the Seminars changes on a semester basis. Typically,
Seminar Series in the fall and spring semesters focus on
present advances in the speaker's own research to give students
opportunity to refine their abilities to present scientific
information to a general audience.
during the summers of 2008,2009 and 2010 speakers were required
to give critical reviews on topics outside their research
the end of each presentation listeners are required to give
feedback and/or short descriptions of what was presented.
to abstracts of selected, past talks are given below: