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For Immediate Release

Oct. 17, 2008

Contact: Pam Joseph (419) 995-8284 or Lesley King Fry (419) 995-8671

Ohio State Lima hosts Intersection of Faith and Evolution: Defining Science & Religion

The Ohio State University at Lima will host a videolink of the panel discussion The Intersection of Faith and Evolution: Defining Science & Religion from 7-9 p.m., Wed., Oct. 22, 2008, in Science 100.

The live videoconference will be broadcast from the WOSI@COSI Studios in Columbus. The spirited panel discussion on the intersection of faith and evolution will be followed by a question-and-answer session and a community coffee.

The featured speakers scheduled to attend include:

• Panel Moderator David Brancaccio, host and senior editor of NOW on PBS, public television’s Emmy-winning newsmagazine of investigative reporting and in-depth interviews;

• Carol Anelli, associate professor of insect physiology and cell biology at Washington State University;

• Connie Bertka, lecturer on Contemporary Issues in Science & Religion at Wesley Theological Seminary; and

• Joan Roughgarden, evolutionary ecologist at Stanford University.

The event is free and open to the public.

Participants will be able to email questions to the panelists before the event. For more information, contact Lynn Trinko at (419) 995-8412.

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Editors’ Note: The panelists for this discussion will be in Columbus and unavailable for comments in Lima. It is not an interactive videolink.