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Spring 2018 extra credit opportunities
Throughout the semester there are free health related seminars which will enhance your understanding of current topics. To earn 20 points (100 points maximum) you must attend one or several of these seminars and turn into Dr. Shrock a 5x8 card signed by the presenter with a one-sided summation of what you learned.
Saturday, 21 April 9:00am-12:00noon - Tuolumne River Clean-up
Reminder about Operation 9-2-99, our project to clean up the Tuolumne River through Modesto and promote recreation opportunities. The next cleanup is on Saturday, April 21st from 9:00am-Noon. This is a Love Modesto event so please attend the kick-off festival and rally in downtown Modesto first before coming to the cleanup location. There will be free shirts, food, prizes, and a chance to see the great impact this event has on our community. We will meet at The Hut on B St. between 7th St. and 9th St behind the furniture store on the north bank of the river close to downtown. Tell a friend, a family member, a classmate, a church or club or team member, a neighbor, or a co-worker that we need them. Direct them to the website for all forms at http://tinyurl.com/operation9-2-99
1 February (Thurs, 1:00-2:00pm in CAT 110 (east) - HOPE - Heather Duval of the Family Justice Center - find out how the center offers compassion and hope for victims of elder abuse, human trafficking and domestic violence.
15 February (Thurs, 12:00-1:00pm, Music 111 (east) LAUGHING MATTERS - Derek Warring, MJC Counselor - Learn how humor can help you deal with stress and challenges of daily life. Goal is to help you put things into perspective, plus provide usable tools to help handle difficult situations.
15 March (Thurs, 12:00-1:00pm, Music 111 (east) DISABILITY AWARENESS - MJC Disability Counselors will speak to services and accommodations available to maximize academic success and enrich campus exsperiences.
20 March (Tues, 12:00-1:00pm, Music 111 (east) POST-TRAMATIC STRESS - Randal Reyes, MJC Veterans Services, Learn about coping and changes caused by post-tramitic stress from sexual trauma to military service.
5 April (Thurs, 12:00-1:00pm, Music 111 (east) LGBT AWARENESS - Learn various acronyms as we have an indepth discussion about the LGBTQ culture.
19 April (Thurs, 12:00-1:00pm, Music 111 (east) BIRTH CONTROL - Explore the misconception about birth control, use it incorrectly and have limited knowledge about the most effective methods. The presentation will provide up-to-date information on the most effective forms of birth control.
Spring 2018 Science Colloquium Talks
Jan. 24 - Deborah Laffranchini, MJC Professor, Child Development, Teaching Children with Autism, in the U.S. & Abroad
Feb. 7 - James Hopf, Nuclear Engineer, Reducing Global Warming Emissions- What is the Best Policy?
Next Wednesday - Science Colloquium:
Feb. 21 – John Gerling, Engineer. Microwaves: Are We Nuking (Microwaving) Ourselves?
Feb. 28 - Krista Thongphanh, Molecular Biologist, BioMarin Pharmaceutical, From MJC to Pharmaceutical Research: My Career Path
Apr 11 – Climate Change Documentary: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, sponsored by M.J.C. Civic Engagement Project
Modesto Area Science Project
23 February - Dr. M Jackson - The Secrect Lives of Icelandic Glaciers
16 March - Dr. Lori Silverstein - Is My Pill a Drug?
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT PROJECT’S SPRING 2018 FILM & LECTURE SERIES
Dreamers and DACA – February 15
Homeless in Modesto – March 22
Learning Resource Center Workshops
Discover Yosemite National Park: (click here for the Yosemite NP website)