Talk to the glove: Modeling finger dexterity to assess recovery in stroke patients
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Talk to the glove: Modeling finger dexterity to assess recovery in stroke patients

Please join us on Tuesday, February 26, at 11:00 in ABS 101 for the next Cal Maritime Scholar event with Professor Tom Oppenheim, Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Oppenheim will discuss a new technique for assessing stroke recovery. Impaired hand dexterity caused by stroke contributes significantly to the poor function of the entire arm. Treatments exist but recovery … Continue reading

Exquisite Apocalypse: Bioregions, Extinction, and the Braided Essay
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Exquisite Apocalypse: Bioregions, Extinction, and the Braided Essay

The next Cal Maritime Scholar event features Dr. Julie Chisholm, who teaches creative writing, critical thinking, and ethics at Cal Maritime. Dr. Chisholm will discuss her recent collaboration with two other writers on a braided essay. Their essay focuses on the role of creativity in the era of significant human impact on the environment, also … Continue reading

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

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