January 29 “El Niņo:  Earth’s Climate Heartbeat”
Noah Hughes, MJC Professor of Earth Sciences, will discuss the causes and potential consequences of this climate phenomenon and provide an update on the latest status of the current El Niņo.
7:30 pm MJC West Campus Sierra Hall 132

February 26 “Aging and Chronic Disease”

Brian Kennedy, President of the Buck Institute for research on aging discusses the potential to directly impact human health span and medical care in this century.
7:30 pm MJC East Campus Auditorium, 7:30 pm


March 25 “Desalination and California’s Water Problems”
Tom Luster, analyst with the California Coastal Commission will discuss some of desalination’s key benefits including its ability to provide a local and reliable water source.
7:30 pm MJC West Campus Sierra Hall 132


April 15 “Climate Change Symposium”
Daniel Kammen (UCB) and Linda Rudolph (Public Health Institute). The program will include a 45 minute question and answer session with the audience.
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm MJC West Campus, Mary Stuart Rogers Student Center 
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