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Date: Sep 20, 2010
HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY'S IDEAS INSTITUTE KICKS-OFF 2010 SCIENCE EVENINGS LECTURE SERIES
"Death From a Distance: The Evolution of Our Common Humanity" September 23, 2010 7:30-9:00pm
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY - Hofstra University's IDEAS Institute will hold the first in a series of lectures entitled Science Evenings With IDEAS on Thursday, September 23, 2010 from 7:30-9:00pm. "Death From a Distance: The Evolution of Our Common Humanity" will discuss the decades-long research project has shed strong new light on how we evolved to be human - so unlike any other animal in the history of our planet.
Paul Bingham and Joanne Souza from the department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Stonybrook University will lead the talk based on their book, Death From a Distance and the Birth of a Humane Universe. They will be on hand to sign copies of their book, which will be available for sale at the event.
This lecture, as well as the entire series is free and open to the public. The event will be held at the Monroe Lecture Center Theatre, South Campus.
For additional information on the speakers and the book that serves as the basis of the presentation visit www.deathfromadistance.com
IDEAS Institute of the School of Education, Health and Human Services - Creating Public Visibility for Advances in Science and Technology
Since January of 2003, IDEAS has been dedicated to increasing public understanding of science. It further seeks to encourage greater interest in advanced study in the sciences and technology by enhancing the skills of pre-college and college science and technology educators. Science Evenings with IDEAS is one of the activities IDEAS engages in to achieve these goals. For a complete description of the 2010-2011 lecture series visit www.hofstra.edu/IDEAS
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