EESI and PSIEE to host talk on "The Risks and Rewards of Science Communication"


Flier for Nancy Baron talk

Nancy Baron, a science communications trainer and coach, will give a talk, "The Risks and Rewards of Science Communication," at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in room 114 of the Earth Engineering Science Building on the Penn State campus. The talk is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception in room 217 EES Bldg.

Baron is director of science outreach at COMPASS, which helps scientists communicate their work to journalists, policy makers and the public. She is author of "Escape from the Ivory Tower: A Guide to Making Your Science Matter," lead trainer for the Leopold Leadership Program and recipient of the 2013 Peter Benchley Ocean Award for Excellence in Media.

Baron's visit is sponsored by the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment and the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.