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Modesto Junior College

Science Colloquium

The Science Colloquium is entering its 18th year of offering weekly science programs to the MJC and the community.  The Science Colloquium presents a variety of topics of interest to our students, faculty, and the community. All are welcome to attend, and admission is free.


Science Colloquium Fall 2016


Science Community Center, Room 115, West Campus, 3 pm - 4 p.m.

Contact Person:  Teri Curtis (209) 575-6775

Science Community Center, Rm 115, MJC West Campus

All discussions are subject to change based on availability of speaker. 



 Bianca Arao, MJC Biology Major, 
“Experiences from Summer 2016 Biology internship”;
Megan Kuhn, UCD Graduate, 
“The Medical School Application Process”   


 Brian Green, MJC Librarian "Life at the McMurdo Station, Antarctica"


 Darwin Day: Bobby Hutchison, MJC Psychology Professor,
“How Evolution Unifies the Biological Sciences”  


 Megan Layhee, Aquatic Biologist, Central Sierra Environmental Resource Center,
“Forest-wide stream monitoring in the Central Sierra Nevada”


 Anthony Presto, Outreach Representative, San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, 
How Clean is the Air We Breathe?” 


  Richard Anderson, MJC Biology Professor Emeritus,

“Earth's 6th Extinction... is Actually the 7th


Linda Brzezinski, MJC Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry, 

"The Great American Eclipse of 2017"


 Elizabeth McInnes, MJC Biology Professor,
“An Update on Climate Change”


 Debra Bolter, Ph.D, MJC Anthropology Professor,
“What's new with Homo naledi and the Rising Star Cave, South Africa?”


Sara EJ Martin, MS, CC-SLP,

Career Opportunities for Speech - Language Pathologists:  Another High Demand Allied Health Profession. 



 Teri Curtis, MJC Biology Professor,

“Success Stories from California’s Channel Islands” 


 Operation Green - As part of MJC Earth Day Activities

The Film:  "Before the Flood" 

4:30 PM - Science Community Center-room 115



     Science Colloquium Lecture Archives



 Thank you for your support of the MJC Science Colloquium

Science, Mathematics & Engineering

Contact Us

Division Office

Phone: (209) 575-6173

Fax: (209) 575-6216


GVM/Planetarium: (209) 575-6196


Modesto Junior College - West Campus

Science Community Center - Room 134

2201 Blue Gum Ave

Modesto, CA 95358

  • Monday: 8:00 am-5:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00 am -5:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00 am -5:30 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00 am-5:30 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm