January 23, 2007


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LEWISBURG, Pa. — Bill Nye the Science Guy will speak at Bucknell University Tuesday, Jan. 30, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.

The lecture, which is open to the public without charge, is sponsored by the Bucknell Student Lectureship Committee. Nye will discuss several timely topics including the environment, global warming and science education.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; members of the Bucknell community will be seated during the first 15 minutes prior to the lecture, with any remaining seats available to the general public.

A graduate of Cornell University with a degree in mechanical engineering, Nye worked for Boeing and as a consulting engineer before originating "Bill Nye the Science Guy" on KJR radio in Seattle, a radio show that became a television series airing on PBS.

The recipient of 13 local Emmy awards for writing and performing, he was the writer, producer and talent for the Emmy award-winning Bill Nye the Science Guy TV series from 1992 to 1998.

He is the author of several books, including his latest Bill Nye The Science Guy's Great Big Book of Tiny Germs.

Posted Jan. 23, 2007

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