Wednesday, September 28, 2011

LBCC Physical Science Department Holds Speaker Series

The Linn-Benton Community College Physical Science Department is offering a brown bag speaker series each Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. during fall term in Madrone Hall, room MH-113, Albany campus, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW.

The talks are free and open to everyone, are non-technical and cover a variety of topics in physics, chemistry, earth science and food and fermentation science. For more information, contact LBCC physical science faculty Deron Carter at 541-917-4745.

Wednesday, Oct. 5
Dr. Jennifer Field, Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University
“Analyzing Drugs in Wastewater: A New Tool for Drug Epidemiology”

Wednesday, Oct. 12
Coquille Rex, Jacob Clarno, Sundeep Kaur, Brady Fry
“LBCC Student Undergraduate Research Experiences: From robots and deep-sea volcanism to mapping faults to modeling phytoplankton”

Wednesday, Oct. 19
Dr. Tom Olsen, Assistant Director, Society of Physics Students
“Careers in Physics and Society of Physics Students”

Wednesday, Oct. 26
Alison Koleszar, Department of Geosciences, Oregon State University
“Eruptive History of Mt. Hood, Oregon”

Wednesday, Nov. 2
Dr. Joseph Levy, Geology Department, Portland State University
“Walking to Mars: What Antarctic Permafrost Tells Us About the Climate, Geology, and Habitability of the Red Planet."

Wednesday, Nov. 9
Dr. James Osborne, Department of Food and Fermentation Science, Oregon State University
“The Scientific Art of Rotting Grapes to Perfection: Winemaking and Microbiology”

Wednesday, Nov. 16
Dr. Dudley Chelton, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University
“Satellite Oceanography”

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