Mark your calendar and plan to arrive early for these popular FREE lectures—now in their 15th year!—sponsored by the SMC Associates ( www.smc.edu/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.
Nanomaterials – Using Basic Science to Move Toward Solutions to Practical Problems
in Energy Storage, Energy Harvesting, and Nanomagnetics
Sarah Tolbert—a professor in the Department of Chemistry
and Biochemistry at UCLA—will discuss her group’s current research in
understanding and controlling structure and periodicity in complex
nanostructured composite materials, and in exploiting that periodicity for a
range of structural, optical, and electronic materials applications.
Thu, September 8 | 11:15am | Free | Science
Guidelines for Americans:
Inspiring Healthy Campuses!
Your Health and You’re in Charge!
Dr. Barbara Millen
Dr. Barbara E. Millen—recent chair of the 2015 US
Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and current president of the academic
consulting firm Boston Nutrition Foundation, Inc. (BNF), as well as president
of the research-driven life sciences corporation Millennium Prevention, Inc.
(MP)—will discuss the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and their importance
in preventing and controlling major health problems, including overweight and
obesity, hypertension and heart disease, diabetes, and diet-related cancers.
Tue, September 13 | 11:15am | Free | Science
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
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