‘It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.’
Mid-term exam study guide posted in week six module
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Fall 2015 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.
Science Colloquium Talks
Sept. 30 David Shiba, MD, “Chemotherapy” Nearly all of us have been touched by cancer, either ourselves, friends, or family.
Oct. 21 John Seager, President, Population Connection, “Human Population
Nov. 4 Dale Phillips, MJC Computer Science, “How Does a Computer Work its Magic?
Nov. 18 Jody Strait, MJC Student, “Conservatives and Fighting Global Warming: An Either/Or?”
Dec. 2 Des Orsinelli, Engineer, “A Light Look at Reversing a Warming Planet”
Modesto Area Science Project
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT PROJECT’S FALL 2015 FILM & LECTURE SERIES
8 October - Terms and Conditions May Apply
Terms and Conditions May Apply examines the privacy issues involved in online user-service agreements. What information about ourselves are we giving away when we click “I accept,” and what might be the consequences of doing so?
22 October - Black in America: Black and Blue
In this CNN special, Soledad O’Brien investigates the growing tension between police officers and young African-American men. With incisive interviews and footage of confrontations, this documentary raises important questions about relations between police and communities of color.
5 November - The Hunting Ground
The Hunting Ground is about rape at American colleges. The film focuses on student activists who allege that school administrators are not doing enough in terms of punishing assailants, respecting the dignity of victims, publicizing sexual assault rates, and improving the safety of students.
19 November - Harvest of Empire
3 December - How to Survive a Plague
How to Survive a Plague looks back at the early years of the AIDS epidemic and shows how a small group of activists--up against death, discrimination, and indifference--pressed hard for the government and the pharmaceutical industry to improve treatment for AIDS, turning a deadly disease into a manageable condition.
Learning Resource Center Workshops
Discover Yosemite National Park: (click here for the Yosemite NP website)