Modesto Junior College’s weekly Science Colloquium spring semester series offers a lineup of one hour discussions on timely science topics held Wednesdays at 3:15 p.m. in the Science Community Center, Room 115, on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto. The Colloquium series is free and open to the public. There is a $2 charge for campus parking without a permit.
For more information on the Science Colloquium contact Teri Curtis, MJC biology professor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 575-6775.
The following spring 2017 presentations are scheduled:
Feb. 1 – “Life at the McMurdo Station, Antarctica” by Brian Greene, MJC librarian.
Feb. 8 – “Darwin Day: How Evolution Unifies the Biological Sciences” by Bobby Hutchison, MJC psychology professor.
Feb. 15 – “Forest-wide Stream Monitoring in the Central Sierra Nevada” by Meg Layhee, aquatic biologist for the Central Sierra Environmental Resource Center.
Feb. 22 – “How Clean is the Air We Breathe?” by Anthony Presto, outreach representative for the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District.
March 1 – “Earth’s 6th Extinction ... is Actually the 7th” by Richard Anderson, MJC biology professor emeritus.
March 8 – To Be Announced.
March 15 – “An Update on Climate Change” by Elizabeth McInnes, MJC biology professor.
March 22 – “What’s New with Homo naledi and the Rising Star Cave, South Africa?” by Debra Bolter, Ph.D., MJC anthropology professor.
March 29 – “Career Opportunities for Speech-Language Pathologist, Another High Demand Allied Health Profession” by Sarah E.J. Martin, M.S., CCC-SLP.
April 5 – “Success Stories from California’s Channel Islands” by Teri Curtis, MJC Biology Professor.
April 12 – Earth Day Film.