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Date: Fri, 5 Mar 1999 00:24:57 +0100
To: enviro-mich@great-lakes.net
From: Jim Detjen <detjen@pilot.msu.edu>
Subject: Two environmental speakers at MSU on March 15


TWO ENVIRONMENTAL SPEAKERS ON MONDAY, MARCH 15 at MSU
MARLA CONE OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES AND
SHEILA JASANOFF OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY

	At 2 p.m. on Monday, March 15 in room 145 of the Communication Arts
Building at MSU Marla Cone, an award-winning environmental writer for The
Los Angeles Times, will speak on the topic "Evaluatiung Conflicting Claim's
in Science: A Reporter's Perspective." This event is free and open to the
public. Refreshments will be served.
	Marla Cone is a two-time winner of the prestigious Edward Meeman
Award for Environmental Writing. She has written in-depth series on the
environmental impact that pollutants have on reproduction and the immune
system, on the ecological impact of DDT, on the spread of toxic algae and
on pollution problems in the ocean.
	She has earned a national reputation as a thoughtful and extremely
knowledgeable environmental journalist who write about complex
environmental issues. Her lecture is sponsored by the knight Center for
Environmental Journalism at MSU.

	At 4 p.m. on Monday, March 15 Sheila Jasanoff, a Professor os
Science and Public Policy at Harvard University, will speak at the Moot
Court Room of the Detroit College of law at MSU. Dr. Jasanoff is the first
lecturer in a five-week series on "Science and Society's 'Rules of
Evidence': What Constitutes Good Science?"
	Previously, Jasnoff was Professor of Science Policy and
Law and the founding chair of the Department of Science and Technology
Studies at Cornell University.  Jasnoff's long-standing research interests
center on the interaction of law, science, and politics.  Among her many
publications is the book entitled Science at the Bar: Law, Science and
Technology in America (1995), which received the Don K. Price award for the
best book on science and politics of the American Political Science
Association, Section on Science, Technology, and Environmental Politics.
>  School of Government and the School of Public Health at
Harvard University.
	Information about the series can be obtained from Professor
Nicholas Mercuro at Lyman Briggs School, College of Natural Resources at
MSU, 517-353-6469, <mercuro@pilot.msu.edu>.



Jim Detjen
Professor and Director
Knight Center for Environmental Journalism
Room 341 Communication Arts Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1212

Telephone: 517-353-9479
FAX: 517-355-7710
E-mail: Detjen@pilot.msu.edu
World Wide Web: http://www.journalism.msu.edu/environment




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