Central's Spring Chautauqua
COOLIDGE, Ariz. – The Central Arizona College Honors Program will present its Spring Chautauqua Symposium entitled Science & Politics, Science & Health – Beyond the Mainstream Consciousness on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the institution’s Signal Peak Campus near Coolidge.
The program will run from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in Room T116 of the Gloria R. Sheldon University Center (Building T) and is free to the public.
The Chautauqua was a popular form of lecture that originated in the town of Lake Chautauqua, N.Y., in 1874 as the thirst for knowledge spread throughout the growing United States. The programs were yearly educational experiences that included musical concerts, public addresses and theatrical performances.
Presentations at the event will be provided by students, faculty and members of the community and feature the following topics:
- Genetic Engineering and Genetically Modified Organisms, Plants and Animals (10-11:30 a.m.
- Global Warming/Climate Control (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
- Renewable/Alternative Energy (1-2:30 p.m.)
- Science and Health (2:30-4 p.m.)
- Energy & Healing and Transcendentalism & Modern Medicine (4-5 p.m.)
Fourteen presenters will speak and take questions from panelist-responders and members of the audience. Admission is free. For more information, please call the Honors Program at 520-494-4380.