Inaugural Nealon Lecture, June 16
The Eleanor Nealon Extraordinary Communicators Lecture Series, sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, will be launched at noon on Friday, June 16 in Masur Auditorium, in Bldg. 10. The series honors Eleanor Nealon, a beloved NCI employee who displayed passion and persuasion in her communication and advocacy work until breast cancer claimed her life in 1999. The series is a tribute to outstanding communicators who have advanced the science of communication and the communication of science through their professional or personal experiences.
ABC News Special Correspondent Robert Krulwich is the inaugural awardee. He will comment on cancer, its impact on society, and the translation of scientific information about cancer to the public. Krulwich regularly appears on Nightline and Good Morning America and has received numerous awards for his reporting, in which he uses humor and entertainment to educate and enlighten.
Sign language interpretation will be provided. If you have a disability or need any assistance or assistive devices to participate in this event, call L'Tonya Frazier at 496-8776 by May 31.
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