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Dr. Nathan Wolfe has been named the recipient of the 2014 Posey Leadership
Mar 20, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dr. Nathan Wolfe, the Indiana Jones of virus hunting will speak in Sherman and Dallas
Austin College has announced that Dr. Nathan Wolfe is the 2014 recipient of the College?s Posey Leadership Award in recognition of his service toward global health. The pioneering epidemiologist works in the jungles of Africa and Southeast Asia, examining the transmission of deadly viruses such as HIV or SARS to help prevent such viral threats from emerging as the next pandemic.
Wolfe will speak at Austin College at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 20, in Wynne Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. He will meet with various student groups and faculty throughout the day to discuss his experiences and his vision.
At 7:30 p.m., he will speak in Dallas at the Austin College Global Outreach GO! Forum at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, where he will receive his award from Austin College President Marjorie Hass and Austin College Board of Trustees chair Todd Williams. See the Austin College website, www.austincollege.edu/goforum, to purchase GO! Forum tickets, on sale to the public February 7.
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