CSU, Chico News

Fall Museum Without Walls Programs Announced

Date: 09-04-2008

Kathleen McPartland
Public Affairs
Greg Liggett
Northern California Natural
History Museum

The Northern California Natural History Museum (NCNHM) at California State University, Chico will present its fall Museum Without Walls presentation series in October.

The theme of the series is “Medical Mysteries Revealed” and features four dynamic programs. The programs are intended to be enjoyed by a general audience.

Each program will be on a Wednesday evening in October at the Chico Area Recreation District (CARD) building, 545 Vallombrosa Avenue, in Chico, beginning at 7:30 pm. A donation of $3 per adult is requested. Students with an ID are free.

On Oct. 1, radiologist Dr. James Schlund will present “Tumor Biology and the Imaging of Breast Cancer.”

On Oct. 8, anesthesiologist Dr. Mic Hieb will present “Uncovering the Secrets of Anesthesia.”

On Oct. 15 there is no MWOW program, and we encourage people to attend the Chico Performances presentation by Terry Tempest Williams at Laxson Auditorium at 7:30 pm. Tickets are required to this event and can be obtained at the University Box Office, (530) 898-6333, or visit the Web site for more information.

On Oct. 22, pathologist Dr. Lester Wong will present “The Art and Science of Making a Diagnosis.”

Finally, on Oct. 29, forensic anthropologist Dr. Turhon Murad will discuss “Matters of Life and Death.”

The programs are sponsored by Creative Composition, Enloe Medical Center, North Valley MRI & CT Center, Joan Stewart, Grace Jr., Gary and Judy Sitton, Marcia Moore, Stan and Joyce Basin, Chico Enterprise Record, KCHO Radio, Barbara and Garey Weibel, and Peggy Steel.

For additional information about this and other museum programs, visit the museum’s Web site.