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EVENT: Sandra Steingraber to speak at Kent State's Stark Campus
WHAT: Lecture by ecologist, cancer survivor, author, speaker, and mother, Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D.
WHEN: March 14, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Main Hall Auditorium, Kent State University at Stark, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, North Canton, Ohio 44720
Ecologist, cancer survivor, author, prolific speaker, and mother, Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized expert on the links between cancer and the environment, reforming chemical policy and contamination without consent.
The event is free, but tickets are required and may be picked up at the main hall information desk beginning on Feb. 20. Space is limited so acquire tickets as soon as possible.
Kent students have the opportunity to participate in a “meet and greet” with Sandra Steingraber on March 14 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Main Hall 203.
For more information on the event, click here or call 330-499-9600.
To read an interview with Sandra Steingraber about her book, Raising Elijah, click here.
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