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Featured Speaker Bill Nye the Science Guy on March 6Posted Feb. 7, 2012
Update: Sorry, no tickets remain for this Featured Speakers Series event.Posted Monday, Feb. 13 at 10:45 a.m.
Kent State University at Stark invites the community to hear children’s host and scientist Bill Nye’s presentation of The Earth is a Great Home, But We Have to Make Some Changes. The third event of the popular Featured Speakers Series will be held on Tuesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Timken Great Hall, located in The University Center at Kent State Stark, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township.
Tickets are required for this free Featured Speakers Series lecture. Tickets may be obtained by visiting the Kent State Stark Information Desk in Main Hall, beginning Monday, Feb. 13 at 8 a.m., while supplies last. A limit of four (4) tickets will be distributed per person. Phone reservations will not be accepted.
Nye, best known as host of the popular children’s show, Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an established engineer, scientist, comedian, author and inventor with a lifelong fascination on how things work. After earning a Cornell University mechanical engineering degree, he accepted a position at Boeing, where he developed a device that continues to be used in 747s today. Combining his love of science with a flair for comedy, Nye moonlighted as a stand-up comic, eventually taking on the Science Guy persona. The series won 28 Emmy Awards during its five-year run and earned him seven Emmys for writing, performing and producing. He has authored five books and frequently appears as a guest on various shows.
For more information on Kent State Stark’s Featured Speakers Series, contact Cynthia Williams at 330-244-3262 or email@example.com or visit www.stark.kent.edu/about/events/featuredspeakers.