Earth Fest 2015 EcoFair!!!!!


Dr. Eric Singsaas, PhD. is coming to RCTC on Tuesday April 7th at Noon in Hill Theatre!

The Fifth Annual Environmental Science Program Guest Lecture Series Presents Dr. Eric Singsaas who will discuss his research on bio-based sourses of chemical, materials and fuels developed at the Wisconsin Institute for Sustaninable Technology, an institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he studied isoprene production and heat tolerance in oak and kudzu leaves. His reasearch encompasses photosynthesis, heat stress, global change effects on plants and ecosystems as well as applications of plant biochemistry to develop new generations of bio-based products technologies and has founded two startup companies to commercialize these new processes. Dr. Singsaas will contrast renewable bio-product development with today's non-renewable products and what technology platforms he thinks will underlie the development of this new economy.



RCTC presents a Lecture by Dr. May R. Berenbaum, PhD-Tuesday April 8th at 11:00 am in the UCR Hill Theater. "Bees in Crisis: Colony Collapse, Honey Laundering and Other Problems Bee-Setting American Apiculture.

Dr. Berenbaum will discuss the insect world, including health of honey bees and her research
on colony collapse disorder. Dr. Berenbaum has written hundreds of technical and popular press
articles and books and received numerous teaching and scientific awards, fellowships, and grants, including the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement. Dr. Berenbaum serves as the Vice-President-Elect of the Entomological Society of America. Dr. Berenbaum founded the long-running University of Illinois’ Insect Fear Film Festival 30 years ago and in 2009 the Pollinatarium, which is a science center devoted to pollinators on the Illinois campus. She is also the namesake of the fictional character Bambi Berenbaum on The X-Files TV show.
Thank you to the following supporters: RCTC Environmental Science Program, Biology Department, Ecology Club, & Student Life


RCTC presents a Lecture by Dr. Stanley A. Temple!-April 4th in the UCR Hill Theater at 11:00 am.

Showing April 4, 2013 at 2:00 pm in HS 131. Free Public Screening and Discussion with Dr. Stanley A Temple.


Celebrating 100 years!    1915-2015
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