When: Friday, January 30, 2009 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: LSRC B101 Love Auditorium
Description: Bruce Alberts, a prominent biochemist strongly commited to the improvement of science education, began service as Editor-in-Chief of Science in March 2008. He is a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California, San Francisco. Alberts has been instrumental in developing the National Science Education standards implemented in school systems nationwide. He is a major proponent of "science as inquiry" teaching that emphasizes logical, hands-on problem solving. Alberts is committed to the promotion of the "creativity, openness and tolerance that are inherent to science". Alberts believes that scientists everywhere must help create more rational, scientifically-based societies.For More information on Dr. Alberts and his guest seminar, please click on More Info above.
Sponsor: Center for Science Education
I'm so jealous. If you or anyone else attends, please post the notes on your blog and let me know.