A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who writes frequently about environmental science, Dan Fagin is also a science journalism professor at New York University. His book, Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation,was recently awarded the 2014 Pulitzer for General Nonfiction. Dan’s recent publications include The New York Times, Scientific American, Nature and Slate.
Emerson-Wier Symposium: The Emerson-Wier Liberal Arts Symposium was established in 2007 and is sponsored annually in the spring by the USAO Foundation. It was inspired by endowment funds created by OCW alumni Gladys Anderson Emerson and Nance Foules Wier. Continue Reading.
Giles Symposium: The Ray & Mary Giles Symposium on Citizenship and Public Service was also established in 2007 and is made possible each fall through endowment funds established by Nita Giles, daughter of Ray and Mary Giles, held at the USAO Foundation. Continue Reading.
Summer History Symposium: The summer History symposium began in 2012 and is scheduled to continue with Civil War themed addresses through 2015. Continue Reading.