Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Rita R. Colwell

Rita R. Colwell is Distinguished University Professor both at the University of Maryland at College Park, and at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Colwell also served as the 11th Director of the National Science Foundation, from 1998-2004.

Leading Scientist, Rita R. Colwell, to Give Two Lectures

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Just because you are a pawn, you do not have to lose the game
3:30 P.M.
Kearney 112
Reception to follow

See article in Terra "Break down barriers for women in STEM fields, says former NSF director"

Oceans, Human Health and Infectious Disease: The story of a marine bacterium, Vibrio cholerae
7 P.M.
LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall

For an in-depth look at Colwell's career, see "Wonder Woman" in the University of Washington alumni magazine, Columns

Both events are free and open to the public.

Accommodations for disabilities may be made by calling 541-737-4108.


OREGON STATE ADVANCE is an Institutional Transformation grant funded by the National Science Foundation. The annual lecture features renowned women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.


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