Panel discussion on global climate change set for Feb. 26

eggers-garvey-johnsonThree Quinnipiac University professors will participate in a panel discussion on “Global Climate Change” from 3-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, in the Mancheski Executive Seminar Room of the Lender School of Business Center on the Mount Carmel Campus. This event, part of the university’s Scholarship Across the Disciplines series, is free and open to the public.

The panelists will be: Christian Eggers, left, an assistant professor of biomedical sciences in the School of Health Sciences, who will discuss “The Effect of Climate Change on the Spread of Infectious Diseases;” Gregory Garvey, center, a professor of interactive digital design in the College of Arts and Sciences, who will present “Climate Change: Seeing is Believing;” and Donn Johnson, right, a professor of economics in the School of Business, who will offer a “Benefit Cost Analysis of Climate Change.”

The Collaborative For Excellence in Learning and Teaching is sponsoring the discussion. The collaborative strives to foster the development of the Quinnipiac faculty and staff as members of a community of engaged and effective educator-scholars, committed to excellence in student learning. The goals of the collaborative are to facilitate the exploration of educational strategies informed by evidence of student learning and scholarship and facilitate communication and collaboration among faculty, staff and students in ways that enhance the intellectual growth of the university.

For more information, call 203-582-8652.



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