FACULTY LECTURE SERIES

The Sheridan College Faculty Lecture Series is designed to bring the scholarly expertise of Sheridan College faculty to the community.

Mission

Up to four lectures are planned for each academic year. Lecturers from Sheridan College are selected on a competitive basis with thought toward the potential of the topic to generate interest at the college and within the community.

Description

The Lecture Series is brought to you by the Sheridan College Foundation through the generous contributions of the Dr. Seymour and Mrs. Muriel Thickman Lecture Endowment.

Lectures by year

2013 – 2014
2012 – 2013
2011 – 2012
2010 – 2011
2009 – 2010
2008 – 2009
2007 – 2008
2006 – 2007
2005 – 2006
2004 – 2005
2003 – 2004
2002 – 2003
2001 – 2002
2000 – 2001
1999 – 2000
1998 – 1999

2013 – 2014 Lectures

Oct 2013

Theatrical Elements OR How to Join the Intelligentsia and Impress Your Date at the Theater - Lecture – 10/03/2013 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Nov 2013

Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains Region - Lecture – 11/06/2013 at 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

The Wonderful Whales of Oz - Lecture – 11/14/2013 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dec 2013

Hunger and Obesity: Making the Connections ~ Faculty Presentation by Georgia Boley – 12/06/2013 at 9:00 am

Hunger and Obesity: Making the Connections ~ Faculty Presentation by Georgia Boley – 12/16/2013 at 6:30 pm

Feb 2014

The Legacy of the First World War: The View from One Century Later - Lecture – 02/06/2014 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday University – 02/08/2014 at 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Mar 2014

What 15 Years of Rowing a Boat Has Taught Me - Lecture – 03/20/2014 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Navigating the Produce Department Gauntlet – 03/28/2014 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Apr 2014

Pliocene to Pleistocene Structural and Geomorphic Evolution of the San Luis Basin and Taos Plateau, Northern Rio Grande Rift, Colorado and New Mexico – 04/16/2014 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

2012 – 2013 Lectures

  • Molecular Warfare and the Dawn of Life: Co-evolution of Viral Invaders and their Hosts” by Dan Bergey (10/25/12)

2011 – 2012 Lectures

  • Above Ground, Below Ground; The Temperate Rainforest of Southeast Alaska” by Dr. Jon Connolly & Dr. Jackie Canterbury (10/04/11)
  • The Hualapai Tribe; A Collaborative Learning Experience” by Patricia Dray, RDH, M.Ed. & Lacey Sandstrom, RDH (11/15/11)
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  • P3: Popcorn, Projectors, and Pavarotti…The Final Assault” by Dr. Christian Erickson (02/07/12)
  • Peatlands in the Bighorn Mountains; Islands of Biodiversity” by Jim Zier (03/20/12)
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2010 – 2011 Lectures

2009 – 10 Lectures

  • Our Brains, the Self Aware Animal” by Mandolyn Vendela (9/24/09)
  • Avalanche Awareness” Carl Schiner (/5/99)
  • Son of ‘Popcorn, Projectors, and Pavarotti’” by Dr. Christian Erickson (2/25/10)
  • Inner Engineering to Manifest Serenity and Joy” by Valerie Collins (3/25/10)

2008 – 09 Lectures

2007 – 08 Lectures

  • “’Popcorn, Projectors and Pavarotti’: How Music Manipulates the Movies” by Dr. Christian Erickson
  • Lifting the Hoods Off of Our Grandfathers: A New Way to Present History, or a Cheap Shot?” by John Sutton
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  • Surviving Cancer with Hope and Humor” Lezlie Cantrell
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  • The Late Prehistoric – Protohistoric Transition in Northeastern Wyoming” by Wendy Sutton
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2006 – 07 Lectures

  • Organic Foods: From Niche Market to Mainstream” by Renee King
  • Cloning Me, Cloning You” by Dr. Ami Erickson

2005 – 06 Lectures

  • Some Like It Hot: Hot Springs Microorganisms” by Walker Russell
  • South African Diaries: Nursing in a Challenging Environment” by Jenny Heuck ad Cody Severide
  • Lowering Health Care Costs in an Era of Cost Containment” by Robyn Mundy
  • Craig Owens on Postmodernism and Art” by Dan Albergehetti

2004 – 05 Lectures

  • The Instructor Abroad: Teaching in Eastern Europe” by Dr. Doug Reitinger
  • How do Poets Make Poems?” by Dr. Jane Wohl
  • Native American Literature: A Voice of One’s Own” by Rebecca Leibinger

2003 – 04 Lectures

  • An Evening with Charles Darwin” by Dave Stoetzel
  • Hydrogen Fuel: The Real Thing or Just Hot Air?” by Rob Milne
  • Re-Building Communities in the Rural West” by Sam Western
  • Steamboat Rock: Mountain Flora through the Seasons” by Dick Birkholz

2002-03 Lectures

  • The Aging Process: Living Longer, Living Healthier” by Ardath Lunbeck
  • Jackson, Gillette, or In-between? Communities in Wyoming and the West” by John Egan
  • Poets Respond to War: Poetry and World Conflicts” by Dr. Jane Wohl
  • Xeriscaping in Northern Wyoming” by Roger Hybner

2001 – 02 Lectures

  • The French Impressionists 1874-1886” by Danna Hildebrand
  • The Vote and the Rope in the Equality State” by Katie Curtiss
  • A Tour through our Solar System” by Jay Lance
  • Dinosaurs and Their Environment in Northern Wyoming” by Mike Flynn

2000 – 01 Lectures

  • Is this Any Way to Elect a President? The Electoral College, Myth or Reality?” by Doug Parrott
  • Peggy Simson Curry and the Poetry of Wyoming” by Dr. Jane Wohl
  • The Life Cycle of Stars” by Jay Lance
  • Sex, Drugs and Violence in the New Millennium” by Roger Davidson

1999 – 00 Lectures

  • Living in the Digital Age – Take a Byte” by Debbie King
  • Wyoming’s Jurassic Park” by Mike Flynn
  • See How They Run! The Road to the White House” by Doug Parrott
  • Exploring Flowers of the Bighorns” by Dick Birkholz

1998 – 99 Lectures

  • *The first lecture was held in the Fulmer Public Library Inner Circle by Marion Klaus. The topic was on her research in Costa Rica.
  • Animals and Plants of the Central American Rain Forest” by Dr. Marion Klaus