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Lessons from the Lab discusses vaccinations and public health

AUSTIN P. AMBROSE, Channels Staff

April 14, 2017

City College students presented science-related questions to a panel of local doctors and professors Thursday night at a forum on disease and medicine. The forum, titled “Lessons from the Lab: A Path to Scientific Enlightenm...

SBCC professors discuss how to tell fact from pseudoscience

JAMES LIVINGSTON, Channels Staff

April 6, 2017

Inquisitive students filled the Fé Bland Forum for the “Pseudoscience and Scientific Literacy” faculty colloquium Wednesday evening to explore the reality of widespread fallacious research and learn to question fake scientific...

STEM gets $5.3 million to boost low-income student success

TAYLOR WILLIAMS, News Editor

October 17, 2016

City College received a $5.3 million federal grant in September for its faculty-led project, which aims at increasing success among under-served students in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The project,...

SBCC begins using online tool to connect teachers and students

ALEXIS SMITH, Channels Staff

September 23, 2016

This week students can expect to receive emails about their outstanding, or concerning performance through a new online program called Starfish. The program, which goes through Pipeline, is just starting to take effect in hopes to strengthen o...

Geoscience conference held at SBCC offers hands-on experience

LORENZO MORAN, Channels staff

April 7, 2016

City College hosted a conference giving students and faculty from colleges around California a chance to explore Santa Barbara through science. The National Association of Geoscience Teachers put on a three-day conference at Ci...

‘Nanoscience in Society’ class hosts professional from the field

MICHAEL BUESCH, Channels Staff

March 26, 2016

A scientist from NanoString Technologies shared her experiences working in her field with City College’s “Nanoscience in Society” class on Friday. Dr. Lynell Skews provided students in the Physical Science Class 107 with...

SBCC to host 3-day workshop-filled geoscience conference

LORENZO MORAN, Channels Staff

March 26, 2016

A three-day geoscience conference filled with workshops and trips will be held from April 1-3 at the City College campus. The Far West Section of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers will hold its bi-annual conference, whe...

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