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November 17, 2006

SCIENCE AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES: THE MISSING SCIENCE LINK, A FACULTY DISCUSSION AT SIMON'S ROCK COLLEGE OF BARD

GREAT BARRINGTON, MA — Simon’s Rock College faculty members Chris Coggins and Michael Bergman will lecture on Science and Contemporary Issues: The Missing Science Link, as part of the Sophomore Seminar Lecture Series. The lecture will be held on November 27 at 7:15 p.m. in the McConnell Theater of the Daniel Arts Center.

Michael Bergman joined the Simon’s Rock faculty after a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University, where he studied fluid dynamics, magnetohydrodynamics, and the generation of planetary magnetic fields. He is the recipient of numerous fellowships, and awards from various institutions, including the National Science Foundation, NASA, and NATO, which sponsored research of his at the University of Glasgow.

Chris Coggins teaches Geography and the Cultural Ecology of Asia at Simon’s Rock. His research deals with cultural landscapes, biodiversity, protected area management, political ecology and globalization in China. He has lived and traveled in East and Southeast Asia and has published an abundance of work on geography and ecology, including The Tiger and The Pangolin: Nature, Culture, and Conservation in China.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Briee Della Rocca: 413 644-4706
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