Women in Science and Technology subject of Denison Lecture
Posted: October 15, 2010
Author and journalist Annalee Newitz will present a lecture, “Women in Science and Technology,” at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26, in Denison University’s Higley Hall Auditorium (100 Ridge Road). The lecture, sponsored by the Laura C. Harris Symposium, is free and open to the public.
Newitz is published in several periodicals including Wired and Popular Science. She is the is editor-in-chief of “io9,” a science fiction blog, which was named in 2010 by The Times in London as one of the top science blogs on the internet.
The late Dr. Laura C. Harris was a pioneer in the medical profession and the embodiment of the Denison ideal. The Laura C. Harris Symposium’s objective is to enhance and promote the education of young women as students and as professionals and serve to promote the career opportunities and carry on the pioneering spirit of women students at Denison University.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Lecture: “Women in Science and Technology,” at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26, in Higley Hall Auditorium (100 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Beth Jeffries at 740-587-6297 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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