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Distinguished Scientists Lecture Series


Mark your calendar and plan to arrive early for these popular FREE lectures—now in their 15th year!—sponsored by the SMC Associates (, and the SMC Earth Science, Life Science, and Physical Sciences departments. For details, call (310) 434-4761.

 Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.

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Studying Earthquakes from Space

Dr. Andrea Donnellan

Award-winning NASA-JPL research scientist Dr. Andrea Donnellan—president of the American Geophysical Union’s Nonlinear Geophysics Focus Group, principal investigator of NASA’s GeoGateway project, and editor of the American Geophysical Union’s journal “Earth and Space Science”—will discuss how NASA space technology is used to study earthquake development, ground deformation, and patterns.

Tue, October 11 | 11:15am | Free | Science 140

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 Feeding Ourselves

 Bonnie Modugno

Bonnie Modugno, MS, RD—a nutrition consultant and author who specializes in metabolic health, weight management, and sports nutrition, and offers nutrition counseling and support to help clients cultivate a personalized approach to food—will talk about dietary choices and their influences on health and wellbeing.

Tue, November 1 | 11:15am | Free | HSS 165

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