Explore the past, present and future of publishing with retired Sierra College professor Gary Noy. Noy, a published author, developed the only full-service academic press operated by a community college. Expect a discussion of the adaptability of publishers to new technologies, the historical context of publishing, an examination of privacy concerns related to eReaders, the impact on brick-and-mortar bookstores, the rise of virtual bookstores, and the gulf between online publishing and traditional publishing. Reservations
Nov. 7 “Climate Change 101” with Derek Larson
Gain insights about the basic mechanisms that regulate earth's climate system during this science based presentation with Sierra College, Tahoe Truckee instructor Derek Larson who holds a masters degree in biology from Stanford University. “We will decouple science from hype and examine opposing arguments," promises Larson. Reservations
IF YOU GO
Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee
11001 College Trail, Truckee
Refreshments, sponsored by Starbucks, available from 6:30 to 7 p.m.
7 to 8:15 p.m. program
There is no cost to attend. Space is limited. Visit sierracollege.ticketleap.com to make reservations.