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September 14, 2017

Science Goes Public (And It Needs YOU!) - 9/14/2017

Do you have a secret desire to be a scientist? Want to learn how you can contribute to scientific discovery? Dr. Holly Menninger, the Director of public science in NC State’s College of Sciences, will speak about getting you and the public involved in research— not just by sharing findings but also in the work of discovery. Citizen scientists are helping to study backyard mammals, birds and ants, household bacteria, the biology of food, typhoons and much, much more! You too can be a citizen scientist! 

October 12, 2017

Colorful Moonshiners To Reputable Craft Distillers: An Inside Look - 10/12/2017

The craft sprits movement is alive and well in North Carolina, but the state hasn’t always made it easy!  John Trump, author of Still & Barrel: Craft Sprits in the Old North State and Rebecca Lassiter, cofounder of Lassiter Distilling Company will share an inside look at distilling in NC—its rich and colorful history, current legislation, and an inside look at the women distillers.  A tasting is on the agenda!

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