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City college professors weigh in on ‘Gravity’

November 5, 2018

The San Diego Central Library will be hosting a screening of the film “Gravity” on Monday, Nov. 5, followed by a discussion led by San Diego City College professors Lisa Will and Shane Haggard in the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Common.

City’s professors share science at Comic-Con

Oisis Jones

May 22, 2016

Three City College professors have active roles at Comic-Con, which draws approximately about 130,000 annually to San Diego's Convention Center. Professors Lisa Will and Shane Haggard have participated in panel discussions while Lisa Chaddock has volunteered in the yearly blood drive at the convention. Will is an associate professor of astronomy and physics and the resident...

The science building's planetarium displays several constellations as Astronomy professor Dr. Lisa Will demonstrates the abilities of the planetarium during a Founder's Week event put on by World Cultures. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Constellations brought to life through planetarium tour

September 27, 2014

Students and faculty alike were treated to a tour of City College's planetarium through a demonstration put on by World Cultures. Astronomy Professor Dr....

The Science Behind Launching a New Building

Guests experience the planetarium, a feature in the new Science Building. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Phoenix Webb

May 14, 2014

It's the end of the fall 2013 semester, and astronomy Professor Lisa Will is preparing for the Science Department to move into its new facilities. “The...

Professor Lisa Will’s provocative teaching style gets her students thinking outside the box. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Moving minds beyond stars

March 27, 2014

Lisa Will identifies herself as a geek. Her favorites books are those related to science and astronomy. Her first encounters with these subjects on TV an...

Guests attended a private screening for the opening of the planetarium in the Science building on Feb. 19.Photo credit: Michelle Moran

New Science Building reaches to the sky

February 22, 2014

The new Science Building on campus provides students with first-class, state-of-the-art equipment and rivals any such facility in the country. Imagine ...

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