Notes: Aldrete, Caglar, Kraft

Prof. Greg Aldrete, Humanistic Studies, is a featured speaker for the Archaeological Institute of America Milwaukee Society Fall 2008 Archaeology Lecture Series. Aldrete will discuss the frequent devastating flooding of the Tiber River, which could rise as much as 45 feet above normal levels, leaving large sections of ancient Rome submerged for days. Aldrete authored a 2007 book, Floods of the Tiber in Ancient Rome. The lecture is at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at UW-Milwaukee’s Sabin Hall, Room G90.

A manuscript by mathematics Prof. Atife Caglar, Natural and Applied Sciences, “Weak Imposition of Boundary Conditions for the Navier-Stokes Equations by a Penalty Method,” has been accepted for publication in the International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids.

Prof. Michael Kraft, Public and Environmental Affairs, was a guest on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Conversations with Joy Cardin program on Friday morning, Sept. 26. The talk radio show was broadcast from Sturgeon Bay with a live audience, and focused on the presidential election contest as well as the eight congressional district race between Steve Kagen and John Gard.