UMAA's Community Lecture Series 2019

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FEBRUARY 12 - MARCH 19, 2019

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February 12
Anna Klene | Professor, Geography
"60 Years of NASA and the Atmosphere"
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February 19
Steve Running | Regents Professor, Ecology
"Did You Know NASA Does Earth Science? A History"
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February 26
Mike Mayer | Professor, History
"Sputnik and the Launching of the Space Race"
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March 5
Nancy Hinman | Professor, Geosciences-Astrobiology
"There's No Place Like Home, Or Is There? Earth and its Neighbor Planets"
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March 12
Rob Browning | Lecturer, Science Fiction
"Science Fiction on the Eve of Apollo 11: The Space Odysseys of Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke"
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March 19
Nate McCrady | Associate Professor, Astrophysics
"To Infinity and Beyond: The Search for Life Beyond the Solar System"

  Six Tuesday nights
7-8:30 pm
University Center Theater
UC 3rd floor

Tickets for the series are available online or by calling the UMAA office. The cost is $25 ($20 for UMAA members) and $10 for students and covers all six lectures.

Please call UMAA at 243-5211 for questions and tickets.

Individual lecture tickets for $10 will be available at the door. Seats are limited and sell out quickly.

For information on special group rates, please contact Angela Weisenburger at 243-6439 or

This presentation is being recorded by Missoula Community Access Television as part of a Media Assistance Grant donated to the University of Montana Alumni Association by MCAT. The event will be aired on MCAT Channel 189 at a later date. For more information, visit

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