Community members and EAC students invited to attend free science lecture series

By Kris McBride

THATCHER — Community members and EAC students are invited to attend a science lecture series called “Science for Everyone.” This free, seven-part series will introduce knowledge, stimulate the mind, and arouse curiosity.

The series will take place on the third Tuesday of the month starting at 7 p.m. and will consist of an hour presentation with a 30-minute question and answer session to follow. All lectures will be held at EAC’s Math/Science Building in Room 203. A schedule for the lecture series is as follows:

Sept. 18           “A Dramatic Event in the History of Science”  –  Hal Herbert – Graham County Historical Society

Oct. 23            “The Chemistry Mole Day Celebration”  –  Dr. Phil McBride – EAC Dean of Instruction

Nov. 20           “An Introduction to Astrophysics and Cosmology”  –  John Ratje, Director Emeritus – MGIO at the University of Arizona Steward Observatory

Jan. 15             “Geologic Hazards and Disasters”  –  David Morris – EAC Earth and Space Sciences

Feb. 19            “Measles Outbreaks and Other Preventable Diseases – Why they Shouldn’t Happen”  –  Tammy Gillespie – EAC Professor of Anatomy/Physiology

March 19         “Anatomy and Physiology of Desert Fauna”  –  Aaron Burk – EAC Associate Professor of Biology

April 23           “Genetic Engineering”  –  Dr. Randy Norton – University of Arizona

For more information about this series, contact Dave Henson at