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chasing promisesSonoma State University presents "Cries and Whispers: Paintings by John Yoyogi Fortes and Cate White" in the University Art Gallery, Nov. 3-Dec. 11. Admission to the gallery is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus. A free opening reception is Thursday, Nov. 3, 4-6 p.m. in the University Art Gallery.

marilyn thompsonMembers of the Navarro Trio, Sonoma State University's chamber ensemble-in-residence, come together with two instrumental studio faculty for an afternoon of music for piano, flute, clarinet and cello in Schroeder Hall at the Green Music Center, October 23, 2 p.m.

media freedom summit posterSonoma State University's Project Censored celebrates 40 years of investigative independent journalism with the Media Freedom Summit, October 21-22, in the Student Center Ballrooms. The event includes a panel discussion with Abby Martin, Mnar Muhawesh, David Talbot and Mark Crispin Miller on the state of media freedom and the significance of independent journalism on October 21.

kristen worleySonoma State University's Sport and Social Justice lecture series covers topics including gender verification in professional sports and capturing the Muhammad Ali's meaning. Lectures at October 3 and 25 at 7 p.m. in the Student Center ballrooms. Admission is free, parking on campus is $5-$8.

adam savageAdam Savage, co-host of the science-focused TV show "MythBusters," holds a special lecture with Sonoma State University Physics Professor Jeremy Qualls on Monday, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m. in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center.

aaron davidmanSonoma State University hosts the acclaimed solo performance "Wrestling Jerusalem," written and performed by Aaron Davidman and directed by Michael John Garcés, on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m. at Evert B. Person Theatre. Set in America, Israel and Palestine, Wrestling Jerusalem follows one man's journey to understand the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Thumbnail image for war and peace dove Sonoma State University's War and Peace Lecture Series explores the relevance of the United Nations, the science of war, peace through sustainability and more with talks by Sonoma State faculty and invited guests. Lectures are Tuesdays, 5:30-6:50 p.m. in Ives 101. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

geologypictureSonoma State University's Geology Lecture Series brings speakers from around Northern California to the Rohnert Park campus. Lectures are in Darwin 128 at noon on Thursdays. All are welcome to join the speaker for an informal lunch on campus after the talk. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

autism ribbonThe School of Social Sciences' annual Brown Bag Lecture Series features presentations by Sonoma State faculty on their current areas of research. Topics for this fall's series include autism spectrum disorders, the rise of factory farming and more. Lectures are noon to 1 p.m. in Stevenson 2011. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

orchestraSonoma State University students Zachary Hall and Megan Rice, winners of last year's concerto competition, are featured in the SSU Symphony Orchestra's program, "A Concerted Effort," in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center, September 30, 7:30 p.m.

creekSonoma State University's 2016 Environmental Forum features lectures on topics like climate solutions, growing local food systems, embracing sustainability and more, including a special lecture by Sonoma Clean Power Executive Director Geof Syphers on September 29. Lectures are Thursdays, noon to 12:50 p.m. in Ives Hall 101. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

adelie penguinSonoma State University's Biology Colloquium features exciting lectures on forest pathogens creating rise of sudden oak death, monitoring of Adelie penguins, prevention of autoimmune Type 1 diabetes and more. The series culminates with a presentation by Dr. Ruth Gates from the University of Hawaii on coral reefs. Lectures take place on Tuesdays, noon to 1 p.m. in Darwin 103. Admission is free, parking on campus is $5-$8.

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