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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University, or OLLI at Auburn, will host its summer Brown Bag Lecture Series on Tuesday, June 26, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities at Pebble Hill located at 101 Debardeleben St. OLLI members, guests, and the public are invited to enjoy this lecture series and to learn more about OLLI at Auburn course offerings, social engagements and initiatives.

Featured lecture guest will be U.S. Army Engineer Officer Michael R. Mason giving a presentation on "Alabama Geology - The BIG Wreck! - The Violence and Extinctions in Alabama's Very Disturbed Geologic History!" Mason is a retired U. S. Army Engineer Officer. He holds a Master of Science degree in geophysics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Science degree in geology from Old Dominion University.  As an enlisted man, he was a formally trained meteorological observer.  As a retired Registered Professional Geologist (Alabama and Tennessee) and Certified Environmental Specialist, he gets to ponder and pontificate on all things natural.

For more information regarding this event, contact Ileeia A. Cobb, OLLI director, at 844-3105,, or visit the website at