march, 2016

22mar5:00 pm6:00 pmS&S Distinguished Speaker Series: "The Story Behind the Story," with NY Times Award-Winning Journalist Gina Kolata5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Trent Semans Center, Great Hall

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Gina Kolata at Duke

Join award-winning New York Times science journalist Gina Kolata as she discusses storytelling and its role in science journalism. And hear the story behind her stories in her newspaper article and recent book—all stemming from an elderly man with a mystery disease.

Gina Kolata studied molecular biology as a graduate student at MIT and received a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Maryland. During her career as a science journalist she has been a two-time finalist for the Pulitzer prize and has published numerous books exploring topics from weight loss and fitness, to sex and cloning.

Reception to follow.

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(Tuesday) 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Trent Semans Center, Great Hall

Duke University Medical Center Greenspace, Durham, NC 27710

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