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Communicating Science, Communicating in Science: An Insider’s View

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Location: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: 9:15 a.m. Light refreshments 9:30 a.m. Talk by Marc Lavine, Senior Editor at Science What does it take to publish in Science and other high-impact journals? How can you become a more effective communicator of scientific ideas in many contexts? Marc Lavine has been an editor at Science for 16 years and holds a Ph.D. […]

Veni, Vidi, Vici! Latin for Botanists

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Alan Weakley, Director, UNC Herbarium Saturday, August 26; 10 a.m.-12 p.m. · $24 ($22 Members) Get to know the origins and meanings of the Latin names of plants. Explore scientific names that are mischievious, historic, honorific, wrong, descriptive and just plain fun! No verbs will be conjugated.