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Grants and Sponsored Programs Report, December 2016-January 2017
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Grants and Sponsored Programs Report, December 2016-January 2017

Sonoma State University received $1,143,827 in new grant funding in the months of December, 2016 and January, 2017. Congratulations to the following principal investigators and project directors who have received new, additional or extended support for their sponsored awards. School of Education Department: Education Who: Dr. Rhianna Casesa Source: California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Grant: Sonoma … Continue reading

CELS Lecture Series Raises Questions of Ethics and Philosophy
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CELS Lecture Series Raises Questions of Ethics and Philosophy

The 2017 Center for Ethics, Law and Society (CELS) lecture series brings intriguing philosophical questions surrounding robots, electioneering, food, law and more to Sonoma State University. The series features speakers from the North Bay and beyond, with an eye toward both local and global effects. Lectures are held on Tuesdays, 12:05-12:55 p.m., in Stevenson 1002. … Continue reading

Geology Lecture Series Features Northern California Geology Leaders
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Geology Lecture Series Features Northern California Geology Leaders

Sonoma State University’s Geology Lecture Series brings speakers from all around Northern California to the Rohnert Park campus including Fellow of the Geological Society of America for 2016, Dr. Charles Lesher. Lectures are in Darwin 128 at noon on Wednesday. All are welcome to join the speaker for an informal lunch on campus after the … Continue reading

Math Colloquium Includes TED Talk Speaker Margot Gerritsen and Other Exciting Speakers
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Math Colloquium Includes TED Talk Speaker Margot Gerritsen and Other Exciting Speakers

In addition to topics like Native American math and the geometry of M.C. Escher, Sonoma State University’s Math Colloquium features a lecture by Stanford professor and TED Talk speaker Margot Gerritsen about the importance of Linear Algebra. Lectures are on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in Darwin 103. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.   … Continue reading

Visual Symphony: New Painting by Art Professor Emeritus Mark Perlman Hung in Weill Hall Lobby
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Visual Symphony: New Painting by Art Professor Emeritus Mark Perlman Hung in Weill Hall Lobby

A new painting by Sonoma State University Professor Emeritus Mark Perlman is on display in the lobby of Weill Hall at the Green Music Center at Sonoma State University. “Tower 2” was donated to the University by Perlman, who started at Sonoma State in 1988 and taught for more than 25 years. The painting was … Continue reading

Social Sciences Lecture Series Features Faculty Presentations on Research Including Latinas and Academia, Hamadryas Baboons and More
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Social Sciences Lecture Series Features Faculty Presentations on Research Including Latinas and Academia, Hamadryas Baboons and More

The School of Social Sciences annual Brown Bag Lecture Series features presentations by Sonoma State faculty on their current areas of research. Topics for this spring’s series include Latinas and academia, social network analysis of captive Hamadryas Baboons, and more. Lectures are noon to 1 p.m. in Stevenson 2011. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 … Continue reading

Computer Science Colloquium Discusses Evading Big Brother, Exploration of Mars and Other Topics
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Computer Science Colloquium Discusses Evading Big Brother, Exploration of Mars and Other Topics

The 46th Sonoma State University Computer Science Colloquium features lectures on topics like evading Big Brother in the modern world, progress on Mars exploration, and more. Lectures are Thursdays at noon in Salazar 2016. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus. Feb. 9 Evading Big Brother in a Wilderness of Telescreens William A. Blunden, … Continue reading