Baseball, SF State and an English Professor


Professor Emeritus Eric Solomon has spent years researching Jewish-American writing on baseball. He will delve into his discoveries on how this great American pastime has helped foster the assimilation of Jews in America.

 

TIME: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
LOCATION: Cesar Chavez Student Center, Rosa Parks Conference Wing
COST:  Free with All Alumni Luncheon registration


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The Great Sunflower Project

 

The effects of climate change may soon become more prominent in our day-to-day lives. Biology Professor Gretchen LeBuhn, the director of the Great Sunflower Project, will speak about her work examining bumble bee species and the effects of urbanization on wildlife.

 

TIME: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
LOCATION: Cesar Chavez Student Center, Rosa Parks Conference Wing
COST:  Free with All Alumni Luncheon registration

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Race, Ethnicity and Genetics in Medicine

 

Alum Esteban Burchard MD, MPH, is an Associate Professor of Biopharmaceutical Sciences and Medicine at UCSF, and attending physician in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital. He will discuss his research, highlighted recently on NPR, focusing on the role of race/ethnicity and genetics in clinical medicine and research.

 

TIME: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Cesar Chavez Student Center, Rosa Parks Conference Wing
COST:  Free with All Alumni Luncheon registration


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Perspectives on the Upcoming Election

 

Joe Tuman, KPIX political analyst, author and professor of political and legal communications, along with political science professors Katherine Gordy and Jason McDaniel, lend their expertise on the upcoming gubernatorial race and how this potentially game-changing election will affect California. Moderated by Dean Joel Kassiola of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

 

TIME: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Cesar Chavez Student Center, Rosa Parks Conference Wing
COST:  Free with All Alumni Luncheon registration

 


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