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Nathan Seppa, Science News biomedical writer, will be the biomedical and public health writer in residence on campus from Monday–Friday, Sept. 8–12, will give a public talk, “Evolutionary Medicine: What Happens When We Are Hard-Wired for the Stone Age but Live in the Modern World,” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11, at Memorial Union (check Today in the Union for room).
As candidates and pundits look to the Internet in the 2008 presidential campaign, a University of Wisconsin–Madison study shows that Web users during the last election cycle had a more thorough understanding of presidential politics than users of other media.
When it comes to forming opinions on controversial scientific issues, Americans show a strong deference to the views of the scientific community, according to a study co-authored by a University of Wisconsin–Madison researcher.
Ben Deutsch, director of corporate communications for The Coca-Cola Co. and a University of Wisconsin–Madison graduate, will give the first Robert Taylor Lecture in Public Relations on Thursday, April 26.
The achievements of five communications professionals will be marked at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communications annual banquet on Friday, April 13.