ISGS Seminar Series: Film viewing: Alan Alda: Helping the public get beyond a blind date with science

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:00am
Event Location: 
Room 439, Natural Resources Building

Alan Alda, award-winning actor and visiting professor at the Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University, talks about his experiences with communicating science to the general public. Looking to close the gap between the scientific community and the public, Mr. Alda discusses what needs to be improved, and how science can be better understood.

Discussion to follow.