On February 23 from 12-1:30 pm in the Faculty Lounge, Dr. Mary M. Lynam, assistant professor of integrated science, will facilitate a discussion entitled, “Mercy Mercy Me, Fish Full of Mercury, Mercury and the Environment.”
Dr. Lynam will trace the history of mercury use by mankind, the episode of mercury poisoning in Minamata, Japan, and the findings of the Mercury Report to Congress. She will talk about the forms of mercury found in the atmosphere, and methods used to sample and quantify them with an emphasis on the results of monitoring in rural and urban areas in the Great Lakes Region.
All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to join us for stimulating ideas and great conversation about this extremely important and timely subject. BYO lunch . . . tasty dessert will be provided.