Andrew C. Revkin, New York Times reporter, to speak at Stevens

11/21/05

Science and environment reporter will discuss global warming

Andrew C. Revkin, a Science and Environment reporter at The New York Times, will present a talk and slide show, "The Melting Arctic and Other Tales of Global Warming," at Stevens Institute of Technology, Wednesday, December 14. The event is part of an ongoing series sponsored by Stevens' Center for Science Writings in collaboration with the Frederick and Julia Bissinger Fund for the Humanities, and will take place at 4:30 p.m. to 6:30, in the Wesley J. Howe Center's Bissinger Room. Refreshments will be served.

Revkin has written about the global environment for two decades, covering issues from the Amazon to the North Pole. Author of The Burning Season (www.islandpress.org/burning), an acclaimed investigation of the murder of the Brazilian environmental activist Chico Mendez, Revkin has garnered more than half a dozen national journalism prizes, including an Investigative Reporters & Editors Award and the inaugural $20,000 National Academies Communication Award. Among his arctic reporting, he covered for The New York Times "The Big Melt," a three-part series on the transforming arctic. His reports are available online at www.nytimes.com/pages/science/sciencereport.

About Stevens Institute of Technology
Established in 1870, Stevens offers baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees in engineering, science, computer science, management and technology management, as well as a baccalaureate in the humanities and liberal arts, and in business and technology. Located directly across the Hudson River from Manhattan, the university has enrollments of approximately 1,780 undergraduates and 2,700 graduate students, and a current enrollment of 2,250 online-learning students worldwide. Additional information may be obtained from its web page at www.Stevens.edu.
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