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 for approximately $5 for the semester. Topics of special interest from other sources, including The New York Timesscience 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 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, and a panel of physicians and scientists with wide experience and interests.
FRIDAYS: 9:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. 8 weeks: September 28 through November 16
LOCATION: Monument Hall