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Frontiers in Science

OHIO’s Frontiers in Science lecture series was established in 1991 by a gift from Jeanette Grasselli Brown, an OHIO alumna and former University trustee, and her husband, Glenn R. Brown. The series features scientists who have been recognized for their commitment to share their scientific knowledge with individuals of all ages.

 
Speakers 2017-18
Elizabeth Kolbert Elizabeth Kolbert
The Sixth Extinction
Tuesday, April 13, 2018
7:30 p.m. in Memorial Auditorium
Admission is free, doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Elizabeth Kolbert is an American journalist and author, who won a Pulitzer Prize for her book The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. She won the 2006 National Magazine Award for Public Interest, the 2005 American Association for the Advancement of Science Journalism Award and the 2010 National Magazine Award for Reviews and Criticism, as well as many other awards. Kolbert is a writer and commentator on environmentalism for The New Yorker Magazine.