TRIAD meeting, noon, Room 211, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library Director Ashlee Chavez will discuss the future of the library. The public is welcome to attend. An optional catered lunch is available for $13 and can be reserved at Jeannine.firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Lessons Learned after the 2017 Mexico City Earthquake," 3 p.m., Horizons Room, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Structural and geotechnical engineers from Portland and Seattle will present research and reconnaissance they performed after the Sept. 19 earthquake in Mexico City. Reception to follow. Further information is available at http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/132720.
Oregon State University Anthropology Lecture Series, noon, Room 201A, Waldo Hall, 2250 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Natchee Barnd, assistant professor of ethnic studies and Native American studies at OSU, will present "Can Art Topple Empire?" Information: email@example.com.
Oregon State University College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ weekly research seminar, 1 p.m., Room 115, Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families, 2631 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Carlos Crespo, professor and vice provost for undergraduate training in biomedical research at the Oregon Health & Science University-Portland State University School of Public Health, presents “Diabetes and the Built Environment.”
Charlie McNabb lecture, noon, library, Linn-Benton Community College Library, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. McNabb is author of "Nonbinary Gender Identities: History, Culture, Resources," and is an ethnographer, librarian, community archivist and queer/trans/disability activist. McNabb will explain nonbinary identities, read passages from their book, and lead a question-and-answer session. Information: 541-917-4655 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tap Talks Corvallis, 7 p.m., Block 15 Brewery and Tap Room, 3415 SW Deschutes St. Jeff Clawson will speak on brewing education and research. Clawson is Pilot Brewery and food processing plant manager in the Food Science and Technology Department at Oregon State University.
“A Wild Solution for Climate Change: How Ecosystem Restoration Can Help Significantly,” 4 p.m., Room 228, Learning Innovation Center, 165 SW Sackett Place, Oregon State University. Thomas Lovejoy, a founder of conservation biology who coined the term “biological diversity,” will speak. He founded the PBS series “Nature” and is known as the “Godfather of Biodiversity.” He is a university professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University, and a senior fellow at the United Nations Foundation. He holds a doctorate in biology from Yale University.
TRIAD meeting, noon, Room 211, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Jon Dorbolo, associate director of academic technologies, will share what Oregon State University has been learning about learning spaces since the opening of the Learning Innovation Center. The public is welcome to attend. An optional catered lunch is available for $13 and can be reserved at Jeannine.email@example.com.