Interview: Sciences and education

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What are the connections linking citizenship, science and education in the twenty-first century? In light of recent controversies concerning the teaching of evolution in public schools, and comments made about women’s abilities in the field of science made by the president of Harvard, the question is as relevant as it is weighty. And it will be explored in a discussion led by former University of Vermont President Judith Ramaley on Monday night at Marlboro College. Dr. Ramaley is a senior fellow at the National Academy of Sciences and a Professor of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Maine.

(To hear Mitch Wertlieb’s interview with Dr. Ramaley, click on the “Listen” icon.)

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