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Science Café Spring 2016 Series Begins Feb. 29

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The popular Science Café series at Cook Library on The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus will kick off Monday, Feb. 29 from 6-7 p.m. in room 123. The opening program is titled GLOBE (The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment Program). Sherry Herron with the USM Department of Biological Sciences will be the presenter.

GLOBE is an international science and education program that provides students and the public worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific processes, and contribute meaningfully to our understanding of the Earth system and global environment.
The remaining Science Café series programs and presenters for the spring 2016 semester include:

March 28 – “Making North America/Rock the Café” – Allan Nolan, USM Center for Science and Mathematics Education, 6-7 p.m., room 123, Cook Library.

April 25 – “A Carnivore’s Nightmare” – Gary Crispell, USM Department of Biological Sciences, 6-7 p.m., room 123, Cook Library.

The USM Science Café programs are free and open to the public, and provide opportunities for professionals and experts to share their perspectives and knowledge. No science background is required or assumed for participation. The series is presented by University Libraries.

For more information, e-mail Tracy Englert, USM science and technology librarian, at tracy.englert@usm.edu.