Science and Technology Lectures

Dr. Michael Shermer

Dr. Michael Shermer, Columnist for Scientific American.
See Books by Dr. Shermer.

Each year PCC Library distributes a limited number of free tickets to the Linus Pauling Memorial Lectures (aka Science and Technology Lectures) on behalf of Academic and Student Affairs (ASA). Pick up tickets at the Cascade, Rock Creek, Southeast, and Sylvania library Checkout desks. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. A valid PCC ID is required to get in for free.

Students can pick up one ticket to any lecture starting two weeks before that lecture. Starting one week before a lecture, remaining tickets will be distributed to requesting students, faculty, and staff.

All lectures take place at the First Congregational Church (1126 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR) and begin at 7:00 pm. Thank you and enjoy the lectures!

2016-2017 Schedule

Dr. Michael Shermer
The Moral Arc: How Science Makes Us Morally Better | November 18, 2016

Dr. Guru Madhavan
Applied Minds: Engineering as a Social Enterprise | January 19, 2017

Dr. Robert Ulanowicz
A Third Window: Natural Life Beyond Newton and Darwin | February 9, 2017

Dr. Raffael Pisano
The Breaking of a Paradigm: Mechanics to Thermodynamics | March 2, 2017

Dr. Kara Cooney
In Ancient Egypt: The Women Who Would be King | April 6, 2017

Dr. William Martin
Energy and Sex at the Origin of Life | May 4, 2017

Terry Bristol
The Paradigm Shift: From the New Physics to the New Philosophy | May 18, 2017

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