Two Bronx Science Consortium Lectures during “Earth Month” at Fordham

“Editing Life: The Strange Science of Engineering Humans, Altering Nature, and Bringing Species Back from Extinction

Earth Month Presentation: Carl Zimmer — Science Writer

April 21
Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library
4:00 P.M.–5:30 P.M.

Carl Zimmer writes books, articles, essays, and blog posts in which he reports from the frontiers of biology, where scientists are expanding our understanding of life. Since 2013 he has been a columnist at the New York Times, where his column “Matter” appears each week. He is a popular speaker at universities, medical schools, museums, and festivals, and he is also a frequent on radio programs such as Radiolab and This American Life. In 2015, the National Association of Biology Teachers awarded Zimmer with their Distinguished Service Award.

(From Carl Zimmer’s website. Read his complete bio on the site.)


“The Past, Present and Future of Bronx Ecology: An Update from the Welikia Project”

Dr. Eric Sanderson
Senior Conservation Ecologist at Wildlife Conservation Society

Tuesday, April 26
Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library
2:30 P.M.–4:00 P.M.

Eric is one of WCS’s conservation ecologists who has done examinations of what New York City looked like when Henry Hudson arrived as well as research on what our planet will look like in the future. About Eric Sanderson.