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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.

woodcutSonoma State University presents a collection of works by nationally and internationally recognized artists working in the centuries-old technique of woodcut in "Ink, Paper, Wood: Contemporary Woodcuts," Sept. 8-Oct. 16 in the University Art Gallery. Admission to the gallery is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus. A free opening reception is Thursday, Sept. 8, 4-6 p.m. in the University Art Gallery.

math on chalkboardSonoma State University's Math Colloquium features lectures on topics like robotics, Kepler's Laws, the history of computers and more on Wednesdays at noon in Darwin 103. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

computer science forumThe 45th Sonoma State University Computer Science Colloquium Series features lectures on topics like robotics, automobile security and more. Lectures are Thursdays at noon in Salazar 2016. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

rebeccafeinwebsite.pngThe fall 2016 Feminist Lecture Series at Sonoma State University includes a special lecture by Sonoma County native Rebecca Fein, founding director of the "Powerful Voices Project." Her documentary film series tells stories of resilience, hope and recovery of people who have experienced sexual trauma. Other speakers include Sonoma State alumni and leaders from the local community. This fall's series includes topics like Islam vs. Feminism, breast cancer activism and more. Lectures are held on Thursdays, noon to 12:50 p.m. in Stevenson 1002. Admission is free, parking on campus is $5-$8. The series is presented by the Women's and Gender Studies Department at Sonoma State.

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