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Monday, February 20, 2017

Distinguished Scientist Lecture: Nalini Nadkarni

4:15 - 5:30 PM
George Benson Auditorium
Pitzer College
1050 N. Mills Ave.
Claremont, 91711
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(909) 621-8217

Nalini Nadkarni, professor of biology, University of Utah will present the Distinguished Scientist Lecture in Benson Auditorium on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Nadkarni is a reknowned forest ecologist who pioneered the study of Costa Rican rain forest canopies. Using mountain climbing equipment to make her ascent, Nadkarni first took an inventory of the canopy in 1981, followed by two more inventories in 1984. She has gained many honors and awards including the J. Sterling Morton Award from the National Arbor Day Foundation, the Grace Hopper Lifetime Achievement Award and a Public Service Award from the National Science Board.

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