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Upcoming Lectures

Power of Women in Marine Science: Ocean GEMS

Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

August 27, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Power of Women in Marine Science: Ocean GEMS

Danni Washington will discuss Ocean GEMS (Girls Explore Marine Science), a multimedia series and outreach program that connects girls to women marine scientist role models.

Rigs to Reefs

Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

September 9, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Rigs to Reefs

Amber Jackson and Emily Callahan will discuss the Rigs to Reefs initiative and its aims to create a healthy relationship between offshore oil and gas development and ocean resource conservation.

The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

September 24, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

Lincoln Paine will discuss his book, The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World. This book traces how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across the world’s waterways.

Portraying Scientists as Geeks and Madmen: Can Hollywood Reverse the Trend it Started?

Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

September 29, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Portraying Scientists as Geeks and Madmen: Can Hollywood Reverse the Trend it Started?

Producer and director Jerry Zucker will discuss the portrayal of scientists in popular culture, particularly movies.

Looking for Life in Oceans on Earth and in Space

Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

October 2, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Looking for Life in Oceans on Earth and in Space

Max Coleman and his colleagues at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab have developed ways of detecting signs of microbial activity preserved in minerals from Earth’s ancient ecosystems. They are using the same methods to explore for life on other planets.

See the rest of the guest speaker calendar.