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Science Cafe

Thomas University offers a variety of interesting science related lectures from regional experts in the Science Cafe series.

All presentations are held online free-of-charge via Zoom. To request a link, please email April Penton at

“COVID-19 and other Infectious Diseases: Where do we stand?”
Sept. 29, 2020 

Dr. Thomas Manning, Valdosta State University, Department of Chemistry


Upcoming Science Cafes 2020-2021


“Ancient Climate Change: The Connection Between Marine Deoxygenation and Extinction Events”
Oct. 27, 2020

Dr. Jeremy Owens, Florida State University, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science

“Climate Change and Hurricanes”
November 17, 2020

Dr. Allison Wing, Assistant Professor, FSU Department of Earth, Ocean and
Atmospheric Science

“Life Abounds on the Seafloor, From Beaches to the Deepest Ocean: What are they, what do they do, and why are they the most diverse and abundant group of organisms on planet Earth?”
Jan. 26, 2021

Dr. Jeroen Ingles, Florida State University, Marine Ecologist

“The Mars Rover has Landed!”
Feb. 23, 2021

Susan Borland, Challenger Learning Center, Education Manager

“Blue Carbon: Exploring the Importance of Wetlands in the Coastal Carbon Cycle”
March 30, 2021

Dr. Josh Breithaupt, Florida State University, Assistant Research Faculty Member, Coastal and Marine Laboratory

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