South Coast Innovation Challenge 2021

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Southwestern Students: Do you have ideas that could become a new invention to solve challenges in our everyday lives? Do you like competing for cash and prizes? If so, Invent Oregon (inventOR) is the competition for you. The first stop on the road to inventOR involves participation in the local South Coast Innovation Challenge 2021. Student teams of two or …

Physics and Astronomy Lecture: Ocean Worlds: NASA’s Europa Clipper Mission& the Search for Habitability beyond Earth

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Coos Bay, OR – As part of Southwestern Oregon Community College’s 2020-21 Physics and Astronomy Lecture Series, we are welcoming Dr. Tracy Becker of Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas to discuss NASA’s Europa Clipper mission and the search for habitability beyond Earth. The talk will be Livestreamed at 6:30 pm on Thursday, November 12, 2020. The stream can be accessed …

Southwestern’s Physics and Astronomy Virtual Lecture Series presents Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College welcomes Dr. Jason Hafner from Rice University in Houston, Texas to present at the first lecture of our 2020-21 Physics and Astronomy Virtual Lecture series. Dr. Hafner is a physics, astronomy and chemistry professor who will discuss his biomedical research on nanotechnology applications and how it may apply to early diagnosis of medical conditions and …

Physics & Astronomy Lecture Series: Measuring Far Away While Close to Home

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Coos Bay, OR – As part of Southwestern Oregon Community College’s 2019-20 Physics and Astronomy Lecture Series we welcome Dr. Roman Gomez, Senior Research Scientist at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas, for our first virtual lecture in the series. On June 3, 2020 beginning at 7pm, Dr. Gomez will present Measuring Far Away While Close to Home where he will discuss measurement of ions …

Physics Talk at Southwestern – Science at CERN: The World’s Largest Particle Accelerator

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College welcomes, as part of our 2019-20 Physics and Astronomy Lecture Series, Dr. Heidi Schellman, Professor of Physics and Physics Department Chair at Oregon State University, to discuss “Science at CERN: The World’s Largest Particle Accelerator”. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 7pm in the Hales Center for the Performing Arts on …

Today’s science-minded students aspire to be tomorrow’s inventors

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When Rose Garrett and Tyrone Stagner graduated in 2018, it was a bit of a surprise to see this dynamic science duo back on our Coos Campus in 2019. Some students just can’t get enough of Southwestern’s science classes. “It makes a huge difference being able to have a small class and ask those questions,” Tyrone said. “I realized how …