University of Delaware
UD's Clara Chan (right) speaks at a Science Cafe event last November.

March 5: Science Cafe returns

Science Cafe to feature talk on toxic chemicals, politics and environmental ethics

TEXT SIZE

8:25 a.m., Feb. 24, 2012--The Center for Science, Ethics, and Public Policy (SEPP) at the University of Delaware will bring its Science Café program back to downtown Newark this spring for more informal discussions among academic scholars and community members.  The events will be held at the Deer Park Tavern, 108 W. Main Street, from 5:30-7 p.m.

On Monday, March 5, McKay Jenkins, Cornelius Tilghman Professor of English, will speak about “What’s Gotten Into Us: Toxic Chemicals, Politics and Environmental Ethics.” Jenkins’ most recent book, inspired by a personal health crisis, is titled What’s Gotten Into Us: Staying Healthy in a Toxic World. 

Events Stories

June 5: Blue Hen 5K

University of Delaware graduates planning to attend Alumni Weekend are encouraged to register for the annual Blue Hen 5K walk and run, which will be held Sunday morning, June 5.

June 6-9: Food and culture series

The 20th annual June Lecture Series at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UD in Wilmington will be held June 6-9. Titled 'June a la Carte,' this year's program focuses on great political documents, feminism, world politics and a Newark cuisine sampler.

On Monday, March 19, Cole Galloway, associate professor of physical therapy, will give a talk called “(Clinical Researchers x Engineers)/Reality = Robots, Race Cars and Running Before You Can Walk.” 

Dan Leathers, professor of geography and Delaware’s state climatologist, will be presenting on Tuesday, April 17.

The series, supported by Delaware’s National Science Foundation EPSCoR program, is free and open to the public.  Food and refreshments will be served.

For more information on Science Café, contact Tom Powers, center director, via email at info-sepp@udel.edu

Article by Lindsay McNamara

Photo by Evan Krape

News Media Contact

University of Delaware
Communications and Public Affairs
302-831-NEWS
publicaffairs@udel.edu

UDaily is produced by
Communications and Public Affairs

The Academy Building
105 East Main Street
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 | USA
Phone: (302) 831-2792
email: publicaffairs@udel.edu
www.udel.edu/cpa