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Ecologist to Speak on Chernobyl Meltdown
Oct. 29 and 30 at Centenary College

SHREVEPORT, LA -- Dr. Ron Chesser of the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory will speak at Centenary College Oct. 29 and 30. His topic will be the Chernobyl meltdown.

Dr. Chesser will present "Hard Science: The Search for Biological End-Points at Chernobyl" at the Science Colloquium Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in Mickle Hall Room 114. On Thursday, Oct. 30, he will talk on "Chernobyl: Legacy of a Meltdown," at the 11:10 a.m. convocation in Kilpatrick Auditorium.

Both events are free and open to the public as a service of the Centenary Science Division and the Convocations Committee.

Dr. Chesser and his work have been featured in publications such as Newsweek, Time and U.S. News and World Report.

For more information, contact Dr. Beth Leuck, professor of biology, at Centenary.