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'Ask a Scientist' Talks to Resume
Sept. 23 at Acoustic Café

RELEASED: Sept. 9, 2008

EAU CLAIRE — This fall University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire scientists will once again share their expertise with the Chippewa Valley through a series of free community events called "Ask a Scientist."

"Ask a Scientist" debuted last March and proved to be a popular new monthly event at the Acoustic Café, 505 S. Barstow St. Geared toward the educated layperson and featuring 30-minute presentations on a variety of scientific topics of current interest, the talks typically will be held the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Acoustic Café. A 30-minute discussion period will follow each presentation. There will be no presentation in December, but talks will resume in January and continue through April.

The fall schedule is as follows:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 23: Dr. Harry Jol, professor of geography, will present "Biblical Archaeology."
  • Tuesday, Oct. 28: Dr. Brady Foust, professor of geography, will present "A Supermarket Feasibility Study for the Phoenix Redevelopment Site."
  • Tuesday, Nov. 25: Dr. Will Taylor, professor of biology, will present "Is There a Scientific Alternative to Evolution?"

For more information contact Dr. Paul Thomas, professor of physics and astronomy, at 715-836-3615 or thomaspj@uwec.edu.

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