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MJC Science Series – September 20 ³Global Climate Change Update²

MJC science series begins September 20 with “Global Climate Change Update”

Modesto Junior College’s weekly Science Colloquium will kick off the fall semester series with the topic “Global Climate Change Update” presented by Richard Anderson, Ph.D., MJC professor emeritus of biology, on Wednesday, September20 at 3:15 p.m. in the Science Community Center, Room 115, on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue, Modesto.

The Colloquium series offers one hour discussions on timely science-related topics, and is free and open to the public. There is a $2 charge for on campus parking without a permit.

The following fall 2017 MJC Science Colloquium presentations are also scheduled for Wednesdays at 3:15 p.m. in Science Community Center 115:

Sept. 27 “Gravitational Waves: A New Window on the Universe” by Doug Singleton, Ph.D.,

Oct. 4 “Genetics Information Explosion and You” by Karin Wagner, MS, LCGC, genetic counselor, Kaiser Permanente,

Oct. 11 “Keeping Local Water Safe” by Ryan Sellman, P.E., Sr. engineer, Carollo Engineers, Inc.

Oct. 18 “Physics for All” by Don Williams, C.S.U. Fresno Physics Outreach

Oct. 25 “How Original California People Used Native Plants Everyday” by Lillian Vallee, Ph.D., MJC professor emeritus of English

Nov. 1 “Exploring the Resources of the San Luis National Wildlife Refuge Complex” by Jack Sparks, outdoor recreation planner, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Nov. 8 “Giants and Gorgets: A Journey to the Prehistoric Mounds of the Southeastern U.S.” by Susan Kerr, Ph.D., MJC professor of anthropology

Nov. 15 “Nutrition: From the Science to Your Plate” by Sally Gerling, nutritionist

Nov. 22 Thanksgiving vacation – no program scheduled

Nov. 29 “Nanotechnology and Bioengineering” by Alex Martin-Ginnold, engineer

Dec. 6 “Adam and Eve and Evolution: Seeking a Synthesis of Science with Faith” by Reverend John Roberts

For more information on the Science Colloquium contact Richard Anderson, MJC biology professor emeritus, at<> or (209) 529-5182.

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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.