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Distinguished Anthropologist to Speak at Hood
  • 8/24/2017
  • Hood College
  • 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD 21701
  • 301-696-3663
  • 1:00pm and 7:00pm
  • Free

    Hood College alumna Pat Wright, Ph.D., is the founder of Centre ValBio, a modern research campus in the rainforest of Madagascar that works to protect Madagascar’s unique and biologically diverse ecosystems through conservation science and projects that directly benefit the local people, including rural health care delivery. Wright will give a seminar, titled “Biology in Your Future: Will Tropical Places Survive?” at 1 p.m. in the Hodson Science and Technology Center, Room 131. She will give a public lecture, titled “Getting Stuck in Madagascar: New Discoveries of Forests and Fossils”at 7pm in the Witaker Campus Center Commons.