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“Eruptions and Interruptions in the High Desert: Do the Rivers Give a Dam?” Salt Lake City Event

Date: 2:00pm PDT April 13, 2013 Location: Natural History Museum of Utah

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Natural History Museum of Utah

Meet local alumni, parents, and admitted students, and enjoy the evening with one of L&C outstanding professors - Associate Professor of Geological Science and Environmental Studies Program Director Liz Safran.

Saturday, April 13, 2 p.m.
Natural History Museum of Utah
301 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

reception followed by presentation

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The cost of the event is $10, which includes museum admission. Kids are welcome. 

More on the Speaker

Professor Safran has been teaching at Lewis & Clark since 2000 and is currently an Associate Professor of Geological Science and the chair of the Environmental Studies Program at Lewis & Clark. Her courses include Environmental Geology, Hydrology, The Origins of Life in the Universe, Oregon Field Geology, and others. Her research focuses on Geomorphology - the study of why the landscape looks the way it does and the processes that shape them.

Professor Safran is also playing a central role in developing a long-term strategic plan in ensuring Lewis & Clark remains a leader in innovative environmental scholarship and is recognized nationally as such.

She holds a B.A. from Harvard (1989), an M.A. from University of Washington (1993), and a Ph.D. from University of California at Santa Barbara (1998).