College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Upcoming CNR Events & Announcements 5/14/10

May 14, 2010

I. Hans Jenny Memorial Lecture: Filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia
II. OISA/Computer Lab Summer Availability

I. Hans Jenny Memorial Lecture: Filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia
Special Presentation: Symphony of the Soil

For the Hans Jenny Memorial Lecture this year, filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia will present a special screening of highlights from the multi-part film project, Symphony of the Soil. The film features soil scientists from the UC Berkeley community, including alumni and faculty of the College of Natural Resources. Symphony of the Soil is an artistic presentation of the origins, nature, and current scientific understanding of this precious resource that all life depends upon. Participants in the film include Dr. Ignacio Chapela, Dr. David Montgomery, Dr. Oliver Chadwick and Dr. John Reganold.

Deborah Koons Garcia has an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and has been making films for over 30 years. Her film The Future of Food (2004) premiered at Film Forum in New York City and has screened at theaters, film, food and farming festivals and community gatherings all over the world. Her production company, Lily Films, is based in Mill Valley.

Richard & Rhoda Goldman Theatre
David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
5 p.m.

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II. OISA/Computer Lab Summer Availability
The CNR Resource Center computer lab will be closed for the summer beginning Monday, May 17th. The Office of Instruction and Student Affairs will be open during the summer, however in June we will have six student orientation programs for new students and the advising offices will be closed. Please check directly with your major advisor for their availability. Have a great summer!