Cornell University

Alan Alda - Helping the Public Get Beyond a Blind Date with Science

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Rockefeller Hall, Schwartz Auditorium
Central Campus

Actor, director and writer Alan Alda will give a public
lecture on Communicating Science.

As host of Scientific American Frontiers, Alan Alda interviewed 700 scientists around the world. Now he is helping scientists learn to communicate effectively with the public, including public officials, funders, employers, students, the media, and potential collaborators in
other disciplines. This lecture is part of a three day workshop Alda is hosting along with The Kavli Foundation, and the Center for Communicating Science.

This presentation is open to the Cornell community. A limited number of tickets for the public lecture are free and available at:

-420 Physical Sciences Building

-242 Carpenter Hall

-260 Roberts Hall

Event Type



LASSP, Energy Materials Center at Cornell (EMC2)




Free. Available for pickup: 420 Physical Sciences Building, 242 Carpenter Hall and 260 Roberts Hall.

Contact E-Mail

Contact Name

Caroline Brockner

Contact Phone



Alan Alda

Speaker Affiliation

Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University

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