Barry McNamara  |   Published November 16, 2015

Trusting science

Biology professor Ken Cramer to ask ‘Why Do We Doubt’ at Monmouth Associates
  • Biology professor Ken Cramer is the featured speaker at Monmouth Associates
Monmouth College biology professor Ken Cramer will speak at the next Monmouth Associates gathering on Nov. 19 at noon in the Whiteman-McMillan Highlander Room of Stockdale Center.
  Cramer will illustrate mistrust of science through two prominent examples in a talk titled “Trust the Science – or Not: Why Do We Doubt?” Using climate change denial and the anti-vaccination movement, he will discuss why science is mistrusted.   The Associates program is free; a buffet lunch costs $10. Reservations can be made by calling 309-457-2231 by Nov. 17 or by email at alumni@monmouthcollege.edu.   A free shuttle van transports passengers from two locations to every Associates luncheon. The van will stop at the northeast quadrant of the Public Square at 11:45 a.m. and at the Faith United Presbyterian Church parking lot at approximately 11:50 a.m. It will return to both locations immediately following the program. Shuttle reservations should be made by calling the above number.
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