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CSM 2019-20 Calendar

September 2019

  • Arts & Lectures Series:  Starts September 16th and goes through November 12th.  Visit their the Arts & Lectures website for more information.
  • Thursday, September 5:  The Department of Physics Presents: Frontiers in Science. "Opportunities for CSU Students to Work at CERN with the NSF IRES Grant".  Dr. Yongsheng Gao, Team Leader of CSU ATLAS and Professor, Department of Physics, Fresno State.  12-1PM, SCI 2 242.
  • Monday, September 9:  Environmental Conservation with Operation Wallacea! Are you a student of any major interested in conservation, sustainability, and equitable and socially responsible environmental outreach?  Meet the Director of Wallacea and learn about how to get involved!  12:00PM-1:00PM, USU 2310-A.
  • Tuesday, September 10:  Pre-Health Society meeting.  Come and learn about all the great activities this student organization has planned!  12:00-1:00PM in MARK 102.
  • Wednesday, September 11:  STEM On Tap Presents: Dr. George Vourlitis.  Join us for an evening of science fun with our local community partner, Wavelength Brewing Co. in Vista Village.  Faculty share their current research with a Q&A session.  All ages welcome!  7:00-8:00PM, 236 Main Street, Vista.
  • Friday, September 13: The Department of Biological Sciences Presents: The Fall 2019 Seminar Series.  The Fluidity of Genomes: Causes, Consequences, and a Playbook for Gene Discovery.  Dr. Dustin Hancks, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.  10:00-11:00AM, SBSB 2101.
  • Friday, September 13The Chemistry & Biochemistry Seminar Series for Fall 2019Synthetic Towards the Development of Novel RNA Labeling Nucleoside Analogs: From General to Cell-specific Applications.  Dr. Samantha Beasley, NCI Cancer T32 Fellow, UC Irvine.  12:30-1:30PM, SBSB 2111.
  • Thursday, September 19The Math Colloquium at CSUSMUndergraduate Research in Summer 2019 with students Michelle Guevarra, Michelle Kang, and Marvin Pena.  12-12:50PM in Commons 206.  
  • Thursday, September 19 The Chemistry & Biochemistry Seminar Series for Fall 2019 Lessons Learned Along the Way.  ACS Career Panel: Graeme Freestone, Ben Pratt & Mark Tichenor.  6:00-8:00PM, Kellogg Reading Room.
  • Friday, September 27:  The Department of Biological Sciences Presents: The Fall 2019 Seminar Series.  Reconstructing long-term change in Caribbean reefs to inform conservation.  Dr. Katie Cramer, Scripps Institution of Oceanography.  10:00-11:00AM, SBSB 2101.
  • Sunday, September 29:  STEMivate in Vista Village.  CSM students and faculty will be hosting a variety of STEM activities at the inaugural STEMivate event.  In partnership with Wavelength Brewing Co., Palomar College, Open Source Maker Lab, Fleet Science Center, and Oceanside Photo & Telescope.  Free and open to the public!

October 2019

November 2019

  • Thursday, November 7 The Math Colloquium at CSUSM Graph Saturation Problems.  Dr. Ronald Gould, Goodrich C. White Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Heilbrun Distinguished Emeritus Fellow at Emory University.  A complete list of Colloquiums is available at Dr. Hansen's website.  12-12:50PM in Commons 206.  
  • Thursday, November 7:  The Reid Lecture Series Presents: Dr. Ronald GouldHow I Gained An International Reuptation as a Gambler.  Tickets are free.  Doors open at 5:30PM with presentation from 6-7PM, USU Ballroom.
  • Friday, November 8:  The Department of Biological Sciences Presents: The Fall 2019 Seminar Series.  The Role of Fribroblast Growth Factor Receptor 2 in Skeletogenesis.  Dr. Ryan Roberts, Postdoctoral Scholar & Fellowship Trainee, Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California.  10:00-11:00AM, ACD 204.
  • Wednesday, November 13STEM On Tap Presents: Dr. Elinne Becket.  Join us for an evening of science fun with our local community partner, Wavelength Brewing Co. in Vista Village.  Faculty share their current research with a Q&A session.  All ages welcome!  7:00-8:00PM, 236 Main Street, Vista.
  • Thursday, November 14:  The Department of Physics Presents: Frontiers in Science. The Enigmatic (but Not Empty) Space Between Galaxies: Mapping Circumgalactic Gas Flows.  Dr. Kate Rubin, Assistant Professor, Department of Astronomy, San Diego State University.  12-1PM, SCI 2 242.
  • Friday, November 15:  Building off the success of the *NSPIRE Symposium over the summer, graduate students from the Scripps Research Institute will hold a follow-up information panel on graduate school to speak more informally with our undergraduates. This event would be of particular interest to students at any level who are interested in pursuing a PhD.  The event will be moderated by the CSUSM ACS Student Chapter.  12:30-2:00PM in MARK 201.
  • Tuesday, November 19A Call to Cougars: Actions for Climate Change.  Join us for a conversation with Dr. Megan Jennings, wildlife and conservation ecologist.  5:00-7:00PM in the USU Ballroom.
  • Friday, November 22:  The Department of Biological Sciences Presents: The Fall 2019 Seminar Series.  Microbial friends and foes: probing the ecology and evolutionary biology of symbiotic interactions.  Dr. Morgan Mouchka, Postdoctoral Fellow, Meyer Laboratory, San Diego IRACDA Education Coordinator, UC San Diego.  10:00-11:00AM, SBSB 2101.
  • Friday, November 22: The Jean Dreyfus Lectureship Chemistry & Biochemistry Seminar Series Presents:  Green Chemistry and Nature's Molecular Mechanisms of Sustainability.  Dr. John Warner, President & CTO of Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry.   Sponsored by The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation.  2:30-4:00PM in SCI 2 242.
  • Saturday, November 23:  CSUSM & Miracosta College Present IEEE Hackathon.  Combine software, electornics, and mechanics to solve a problem!   For more information, contact ieeecsusm@gmail.com 8:30-11AM, MiraCosta TCI, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Oceanside.
  • Saturday, November 23:  The Southern California Conference for Undergraduate ResearchThis event is FREE and open to the public!  Visit the SCCUR website for more information.  Keynote address is 2:00-2:45PM in the USU Ballroom.

December 2019

  • Tuesday, December 3 The Math Colloquium at CSUSM Region Coverage from a Satellite (Insight into Industrial Mathematics).  Dr. Gary Brian Green, The Aerospace Corporation, SIAM Visitng Lecturer.  A complete list of Colloquiums is available at Dr. Hansen's website.  12-12:50PM in MARK 102.  

February 2020

  • Wednesday, February 12:  STEM On Tap Presents: Dr. Michael Burin.  Join us for an evening of science fun with our local community partner, Wavelength Brewing Co. in Vista Village.  Faculty share their current research with a Q&A session.  All ages welcome!  7:00-8:00PM, 236 Main Street, Vista.

March 2020

  • Saturday, March 14:  Super STEM Saturday!  Hosted by the College of Science and Mathematics and The Classical Academies, Explore interactive demonstrations and hands-on science activities, including rocket launches, Maker booths, a Chemistry Magic Show, search and rescue dogs, and solar telescopes. The event is free and open to the public. Complimentary parking available in Lots E, F, and H.  10AM-4PM, across campus.
  • Tuesday, March 24:  Arts & Lectures SeriesHurricanes and a Warming Climate: A Physics-Based Approach.  Dr. Kerry A. Emanuel, Cecil & Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science, Co-Director of the Lorenz Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge.   Hosted by the Department of Physics.  6:00-8:30PM, USU Ballroom.