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UC Irvine Professor F. Sherwood Rowland
to Present Nobel Laureate Lecture
at Cal State Long Beach on April 22

Portait of Sherwood RowlandUC Irvine Dr. Professor F. Sherwood Rowland will present CSULB’s 31st Annual Nobel Laureate Lecture on Tuesday, April 22.

Rowland earned the 1995 Nobel Prize  in chemistry for his work in atmospheric chemistry, particularly concerning the formation and decomposition of ozone. At 11:00 a.m, he will present a general lecture entitled “Our Changing Atmosphere in 2008,” followed by a technical lecture at 4:00 p.m. on “Global Warming and Climate Change.” Both lectures take place in the University Student Union Ballrooms and are free to the campus community.

The event is coordinated by the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Student Council and sponsored by the CNSM Dean’s Office and Associated Students, Inc.

Rowland is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a former president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He also is chair of the Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate of the National Research Council of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. At UC Irvine, he is Donald Bren Research Professor of Chemistry and Earth System Science, where his research group, co-directed with Professor Donald R. Blake, continues to conduct atmospheric research.

For additional information, contact Carol Menard-Fulthorp in Student Life and Development at 562/985-4181.