Local Features
10:58 am
Fri September 25, 2009

NPR's Ira Flatow to speak at Murray State on making science "user-friendly"

Murray, KY – Murray State's College of Science, Engineering and Technology presents Ira Flatow, host of NPR's Talk of the Nation Science Friday for its 2009 Gary Boggess Distinguished Lecture October 12. Ira Flatow creates award-winning radio, TV and Internet projects that make science "user-friendly." He scuba dives, raises orchids, and enjoys tropical fish and electronic gadgets. Kate Lochte began a conversation with Mr. Flatow by asking about the focus of his Murray State presentation.

Ira Flatow presents the MSU College of Science, Engineering and Technology 2009 Gary Boggess Distinguished Lecture. His topic is "Challenges and Opportunities in Presenting Science to the Public." The program is Monday, October 12, at 7 p.m. in Freed Curd Auditorium of the Industry and Technology Building on Chestnut Street in Murray. Flatow is host of NPR's Talk of the Nation Science Friday coming up at 1, and everyone is welcome at his MSU program.