Modesto Junior College’s weekly Science Colloquium will kick off the fall semester series with "The Science Behind a Sustainable Water Supply for Stanislaus County" presented by Walter Ward, Stanislaus County water manager, on Wednesday, September 9, at 3 p.m. in the Science Community Center, Room 115, on West Campus. The Science Colloquium series is free and open to the public. There is a $2 charge for on campus parking without a permit.
The following fall 2015 MJC Science Colloquium presentations are also scheduled for Wednesdays, 3-4 p.m., in the Science Community Center, Room 115, on West Campus:
Sept. 16 - Craig Vierra, Ph.D., University of the Pacific – “Spider Silk: A Next Generation Biomaterial with Outstanding Properties”
Sept. 23 - Horacio Ferriz, CSU Stanislaus geophysicist – "Looking into the Earth: The Use of Geophysics to Assess Aquifer Depletion and Flood Control Levees"
Sept. 30 - Maya Leiva, Pharm.D., R.Ph. – “Chemotherapy”
Oct. 7 - Elizabeth McInnes, MJC professor of biology – “Darwin and his Wicked Dear Little Drosera”
Oct. 14 - Denise Godbout-Avant – “Hearing Health and Cochlear Implants”
Oct. 21 - John Seager, president of Population Connection – “Human Population”
Oct. 28 - Dan Chase, MJC professor of astronomy – "Discoveries on Pluto and Beyond"
Nov. 4 - Dale Phillips, MJC professor of computer science – “How Does a Computer Work its Magic?”
Nov. 18 - Jody Strait, MJC student – “Conservatives and Fighting Global Warming: An Either/Or?”
Dec. 2 - Des Orsinelli, engineer – “A Light Look at Reversing a Warming Planet”
For more information on the Science Colloquium contact Richard Anderson, MJC professor emeritus, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (209) 529-5182.