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Press Release:

MEDIA CONTACT:  Terry Gearing
561-799-8026, gearing@fau.edu

FAU Jupiter Hosts Author Marla Cone
Silent Snow: The Slow Poisoning of the Arctic

WHAT:           FAU Jupiter and the Scripps Howard Institute on the Environment
                       present a lecture by Marla Cone, author of Silent Snow, which details
                       the slow poisoning of the Arctic.

WHEN:           Monday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m.
                        Reception, book signing and sales after the lecture    

WHERE:        FAU’s John D. MacArthur campus
                       AD Auditorium
                       5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter

COST:             Free and open to the public

CONTACT:   561-799-8462 or scrippsinstitute@fau.edu

            Author Marla Cone is editor-in-chief of Environmental Health News, a foundation-funded, online environmental journalism site.   She was previously the senior environmental writer at the Los Angeles Times, where her work as an award-winning journalist helped explain the science behind the risks that pollutants pose to public health, wildlife and ecosystems around the world.

            This lecture is sponsored by the Scripps Howard Foundation and coordinated by FAU’s School of Communication & Multimedia Studies in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters.

            For more information or to RSVP for the reception, call 561-799-8462 or e-mail scrippsinstitute@fau.edu.

-FAU-

FAU’s MacArthur Campus in Jupiter offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.   The campus is home to the Wilkes Honors College, the Lifelong Learning Society, the Scripps Florida research facilities and the future site of the Max Planck Florida Institute.

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