Return of the Toxic Algae: Does nutrient pollution in the San Francisco Estuary cause toxic algal blooms?
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Return of the Toxic Algae: Does nutrient pollution in the San Francisco Estuary cause toxic algal blooms?

Please join us at the next Cal Maritime Scholar event, Thursday, September 20 at 11:00 in Peachman Auditorium. We’ll hear about the research of Dr. Alex Parker, Science & Math, followed by Q&A led by Dr. Elizabeth McNie, Marine Transportation. Please note the venue change. Like many aquatic systems around the world, the San Francisco Estuary … Continue reading

TED Talk Screening & Discussion 3/21: The Art of Choosing
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TED Talk Screening & Discussion 3/21: The Art of Choosing

Join us for a TED Talk Screening & Discussion on Wednesday, March 21, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm in the Library’s Green Room. We’ll listen to behavioral economist Sheena Iyengar share her research about decision-making, then discuss as a group. Description from the TED website: “Sheena Iyengar studies how we make choices — and how we feel … Continue reading

Pi Day Sidewalk Chalk Theorem Contest
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Pi Day Sidewalk Chalk Theorem Contest

Celebrate Pi Day with us at the Sidewalk Chalk Theorem Contest! Present your favorite theorem/proof using sidewalk chalk. Prizes (homemade pies!) will be awarded for the most creative proof, the best use of color, and the best overall presentation.  Sample theorems and proofs will be provided and available for all to use – no mathematical expertise required! Stop by to … Continue reading