Author Greg Bear to Kick Off
New Science Writing Program
Noted science fiction author Greg Bear will visit in September 2006, as part of a new science writing initiative at Emory.
Bear will serve as a visiting a Nat C. Robertson Distinguished Professor in Science & Society during his Emory visit September 25-26. He will present an undergraduate seminar for the Writing Science Fact and Fiction class, conduct two workshops for graduate students and present a public lecture.
Bear will help launch a new graduate and undergraduate science writing program that encourages writing across genres. Faculty from Journalism, Creative Writing, Science Education, Science and Society and other programs are planning a graduate curriculum to foster better writing for expert and general audiences. Writing Science Fact and Fiction is a new senior seminar to introduce undergraduates to writing science journalism, fiction and essays.
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