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Media Calendar for Week of October 17-23

CLIMATE CONTROL: REDUCING THE ROLE OF CARS IN GLOBAL WARMING—Dr. Louise Bedsworth of the Union of Concerned Scientists will discuss currently available technologies to greatly reduce the impact of automobiles on global warming emissions and current policy opportunities to realize them. What Physicists Do Lecture Series. 4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 18, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2119.

LEARNER-EFFICACY IN UNDERGRADUATE GE COURSES: A DEVELOPMENTAL MODEL—Lecture with Sandi Stein of the SSU Psychology Department. Brown Bag Lecture Series. Noon, Tuesday, Oct. 19, Stevenson 2011, (707) 664-2112.

ALCOHOL AWARENESS WEEK-SURVIVOR STORIES—A group discussion about surviving alcoholism. Part of SSU’s Alcohol Awareness Week. 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 19, The Cooperage, (707) 664-2217.

THE NUTS AND BOLTS: INITIATIVES, ELECTORAL COLLEGE AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN—Lecture with Andy Merrifield of the Political Science department and Mike Kiraly of the University Library. It Matters! Lecture Series. Noon, Wednesday, Oct. 20, Schulz 3001, (707) 664-4240.

A GENTLE INTRODUCTION TO TRIGONOMETRIC SERIES—Lecture hosted by Sheldon Axler, of San Francisco State University. This talk will present an introduction to trigonometric series. M*A*T*H Colloquium. 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 20, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2368.

CINEFORUM SPANISH FILM SERIES—Join the SSU Spanish Language Department in a screening of the film “El Hijo de la Novia” (The Son of the Bride). 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, Stevenson 3030 (707) 664-2351.

ENGINEERING NATURAL BUILDING MATERIALS—Lecture hosted by structural engineer, building consultant and author Bruce King. Green Building Lecture and Film Series. 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 20, Cotati Police Facility Community Room, 201 West Sierra, (707) 664-2577.

POETRY SLAM AND MULTICULTURAL FOOD FAIR - An InterCultural Center tradition at which various clubs and organizations such as Hillel, BSU, APIO, FAASSU and MEChA will make ethnic food available for our eating pleasure. This event will be combined with the 6th Annual Poetry Slam, which will feature an open-mic poetry competition. 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 21, Darwin/Stevenson Quad, (707) 664-2710.

COMBINING NETWORKS AND STORAGE—Lecture by Tina Amper of BlueSky Solutions, San Francisco. Growing companies with growing data can face monumental data storage problems. This talk addresses the issues and offers tips on how to ease the pain, now and in the future. Computer Science Colloquium. Noon, Thursday, Oct. 21, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2667.

AN OVERVIEW OF THE CALTRANS BOREHOLE GEOPHYSICAL LOGGING PROGRAM -Lecture with David Hughes of Caltrans. Field applications related to this lecture will be held in Darwin 326 and outdoors. Geology Department Lecture Series. Noon, Thursday, Oct. 21, Darwin 337, (707) 664-2334.

STRATEGIES AND SOFTWARE FOR MULTIPLE ALIGNMENT OF PROTEIN SEQUENCES -Lecture with Dr. Barbara Chapman of the Department of Biology, SSU. Biology Colloquium. 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2189.

RETURNING HOME—A breathtaking and groundbreaking dance documentary in which 80-something Anna Halprin, pioneer of postmodern dance, uses movement as a means of connecting the individual to nature, and art to real life. Filmmaker Andy Abrahams Wilson will appear in person. Sonoma Film Institute. 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 22, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664- 2606.

BUBBEH LEE AND ME –This Emmy-nominated documentary is a hilarious portrait of an extraordinary, ordinary Jewish grandmother and a touching account of her grandson's search for his place in the world. Filmmaker Andy Abrahams Wilson will appear in person. Sonoma Film Institute. 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664- 2606.

UNITY THROUGH DIVERSITY NIGHT—A celebration of the world’s many cultures in honor of SSU’s Unity Through Diversity Month. 9 p.m., Friday Oct. 22, The Cooperage, (707) 664-2710.

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