Science News, the magazine of the Society for Science & the Public, presents timely articles in all fields of science, medicine, and health. The biweekly magazine will be the basis for this study/discussion course. Copies will be distributed to class members at a cost of approximately $10 for the semester. Topics of special interest from other sources, including the New York Times science section, will also be used. The course is for those who wish to extend their understanding of science and keep abreast of current scientific and medical issues. Class participants of all backgrounds and knowledge of science are welcome. Presentations by class members are encouraged. Internet access is required.
Leader: Bob Robinson is a retired chemical engineer who worked in R&D and management in the pharmaceutical industry. There will also be panel of physicians and scientists with wide experience and interests.
Fridays: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 8 weeks: September 27 through November 15
Location: Monument Hall, Maximum 25 seats