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hr8799Sonoma State University's What Physicists Do features lectures on topics like meteorites in Antarctica, finding a new Earth, extreme weather and more on Mondays at 4 p.m. in Darwin 103. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

wilmarudolphflyerSonoma State University's Sports and Social Justice lecture series explores gender, race and society with lectures about track stars Wilma Rudolph and Dr. Tommie Smith, both of whom shattered stereotypes and paved the way for future generations. "Both of these talks cut across wide areas of interest and academic fields," says Director of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence, Dr. Lauren Morimoto, who organizes the annual lecture series. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

wind energySonoma State University's 2017 Energy Forum features lectures on topics like energy careers, carbon tax, water efficiency and more. Lectures are Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in the Environmental Technology Center. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

cortney lamar charlestonAward-winning authors Cortney Lamar Charleston, Fae Myenne Ng and Brian Evenson will be featured in Sonoma State University's Writers at Sonoma Lecture Series. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus. There will be a Q&A session at the end of each event.

celslogo.pngThe 2017 Center for Ethics, Law and Society (CELS) lecture series brings intriguing philosophical questions surrounding robots, electioneering, food, law and more to Sonoma State University. The series features speakers from the North Bay and beyond, with an eye toward both local and global effects. Lectures are held on Tuesdays, 12:05-12:55 p.m., in Stevenson 1002. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

field area west marin countySonoma State University's Geology Lecture Series brings speakers from all around Northern California to the Rohnert Park campus including Fellow of the Geological Society of America for 2016, Dr. Charles Lesher.

marionette puppetFind out who's really pulling the strings when the Sonoma State Symphony Orchestra presents its first-ever family concert on Feb. 26 in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center, featuring Bay Area marionette performance group Fratello Marionettes.

margot gerritsenIn addition to topics like Native American math and the geometry of M.C. Escher, Sonoma State University's Math Colloquium features a lecture by Stanford professor andTED Talk speaker Margot Gerritsen about the importance of Linear Algebra. Lectures are on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in Darwin 103. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

richard wolff Economics professor, author and radio host Richard D. Wolff explores alternatives to Capitalism in a talk titled "Our Economic Futures: Teaching Real Choices" at Sonoma State University on Monday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center. Tickets are $15, free for SSU students with ID.

art from the heartThe Sonoma State University Art Gallery presents the 33rd annual Art from the Heart benefit auction party, one of the oldest continually held fundraising events in the area, on Feb. 4, 6-9 p.m. at the Sonoma State University Art Gallery.

baboon familyThe School of Social Sciences annual Brown Bag Lecture Series features presentations by Sonoma State faculty on their current areas of research. Topics for this spring's series include Latinas and academia, social network analysis of captive Hamadryas Baboons, and more. Lectures are noon to 1 p.m. in Stevenson 2011. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

binary codeThe 46th Sonoma State University Computer Science Colloquium features lectures on topics like evading Big Brother in the modern world, progress on Mars exploration, and more. Lectures are Thursdays at noon in Salazar 2016. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

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