Monday, October 3, 2011

Marie Curie Comes to Walker Library

History speaks on October 5th at 6:30 in the library. Marie Curie comes alive to tell her story on the 100th anniversary of her receiving the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1911. She was also the first person to win in two different categories, Physics and Chemistry. A reception will follow the interview with Marie Curie in Room 475 in the library.

The exhibit and interview will take place in the reading area on the first floor of the library. The exhibit will include posters of famous women scientists and books about women in science. A contest to correctly identify famous women in science, math, engineering and technology will run until October 31st. The winning entry will win a Kindle.

Marie Curie 1903/1911 Nobel Prize
. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 3 Oct 2011.

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