Location:Tower Theatre, Bend
Date/Time:Tuesday, 11/14/2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Former administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration, Jane Lubchenco, Ph.D., who served as a member of President
Obama’s science “dream team,” will be in Bend to address “Hope for the Ocean”
at the Tower Theatre at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14. This presentation is
hosted by the Nancy R. Chandler Visiting Scholar Program of the Central Oregon
Community College (COCC) Foundation. Tickets are $10, available at the Tower
Using the ocean without using it up is the focus of
Lubchenco’s presentation, a talk that will summarize current, and emerging,
threats to ocean life. Lubchenco will describe successful efforts to tackle
resource depletion and disruption to achieve sustainable use of the
A distinguished professor and advisor on marine studies at
Oregon State University, Lubchenco has served as Under Secretary of Commerce
for Oceans and Atmosphere and was the first State Department science envoy for
the ocean. With a background that merges science, academia and government, her expertise
includes oceans, climate change and interactions between the environment and
For more information on this event, contact Charlotte
Gilbride, coordinator for the COCC Foundation’s Nancy R. Chandler Visiting
Scholar Program, at 541-383-7257 or email@example.com.
in 1985, the Nancy R. Chandler Visiting Scholar Program brings renowned scholars,
lecturers and experts to the Central Oregon region to provide broad-based,
educational and relevant programming to COCC, its students and the community.