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Distinguished Women in Science and Engineering Lecture Series Presents Dr. Jane Lubchenco
On Monday, March 7, the Distinguished Women in Science and Engineering Lecture Series presents Dr. Jane Lubchenco, an environmental scientist and marine ecologist, who will give a lecture titled “Seas the Day: Marine Ecosystem Science, Politics, and Ethics.” On Tuesday, March 8, Dr. Lubchenco will present a mentoring forum, “Dual Career Choices: A Personal Reflection.”
Dr. Lubchenco grew up in Denver and received her bachelor’s degree from Colorado College. She received her PhD and was an Assistant Professor at Harvard University. She joined Oregon State University in 1978, where she is a Valley Professor of Marine Biology and Distinguished Professor of Zoology. Her numerous awards include a MacArthur Fellowship, Pew Fellowship, eight honorary degrees, the Heinz Award for the Environment, and the 2003 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
She has been president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the International Council for Science; was elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences, is a foreign member of The Royal Society, and an associate of the Third World Academy of Sciences. She was nominated to the National Science Board by President Clinton and confirmed by the Senate.
Her Monday lecture is 4-5 p.m., in the East Ballroom of the Lory Student Center. The mentoring forum is 1-2:30 p.m. in Room C116 of the Microbiology Building. For additional information, contact Lily Hoffman (491-0252), firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Distinguished Women in Science and Engineering Lecture Series is sponsored by the Vice President for Research and Information Technology; The Colleges of Agricultural Sciences, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, and Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; the National Science Foundation; and the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory.