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Free Minicourse: "Marine Mammals as Health Sentinels for Oceans and Us"

Date/Time: 
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Venue: 
100 Thomas Building on the University Park campus

"The Quest for One Healthy Planet" is the 2017 theme of the annual Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science -- a free public minicourse that does not require registration or exams. The lectures take place on six consecutive Saturday mornings beginning at 11 a.m. in 100 Thomas Building on the University Park campus. The six speakers are scientists whose research is at the frontiers of knowledge about how the health of the Earth is affecting the health of people and other forms of life on our planet.

The "Marine Mammals as Health Sentinels for Oceans and Us" minicourse will take place on Feb. 25 by Gregory D. Bossart, senior vice president for animal health, research and conservation at the Georgia Aquarium.

The Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science is an annual free public minicourse organized and supported by the Penn State Eberly College of Science as an enjoyable and enlightening learning opportunity for eager learners in the Central Pennsylvania area and beyond. After presentation, the lectures are archived online for viewing worldwide. More information about the Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science, including archived recordings of previous lectures, is online at science.psu.edu/frontiers.

For more information or access assistance, contact the Eberly College of Science Office of Communications by phone at 814-863-4682 or by email at sci-comm@psu.edu.

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