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Who Owns the Rain? And Other Questions from the Intersection of Politics and Geophysics
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Who Owns the Rain? And Other Questions from the Intersection of Politics and Geophysics

The next Cal Maritime Scholar event will feature Dr. Kate Sammler, Global Studies & Maritime Affairs, in conversation with Dr. Aparna Sinha, Culture & Communication. Please join us on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 11:00 in ABS101. Professor Sammler will discuss her academic journey from physics to geography and how her research on power and territory … Continue reading

Ted Talk series 11/20: You’re Part of the Story (in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance)
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Ted Talk series 11/20: You’re Part of the Story (in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance)

The Cal Maritime Library & Housing Department will be hosting another round of TED Talk screenings followed by group discussion during the 2017-18 school year. The first event in our series will be on Monday, November 20th from 1145-1230 in the Library Green Room. This screening & discussion will feature a talk by Nicole Maines entitled “Transgender: … Continue reading

Master and Commander: What Does a Ship Captain Actually Do?
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Master and Commander: What Does a Ship Captain Actually Do?

According to the Master’s Handbook on Ship’s Business, “the master is in ultimate command of the vessel and has various levels of authority over all aboard. The responsibility of the master is to exercise that authority effectively, without arrogance or harshness. Regardless of fault, the master may be directly, even personally, responsible for all actions, … Continue reading