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Science Talk Oct. 3 at Northern Vermont University-Johnson

The 24th annual Current Topics in Science Speaker Series at Northern Vermont University-Johnson continues in October with a talk Oct. 3 by University of Vermont associate professor Connie Tompkins.

All the talks in the series, free for the public, are 4-5:15 p.m. in Room 207 at Bentley Hall. The series is coordinated by NVU-Johnson’s Environmental and Health Sciences Department.

Tompkins, who teaches exercise science at UVM, will discuss teacher-led physical activity intervention for preschoolers.

The other October speakers and topics include:

  •  Oct. 17 — Andy Vermilyea, Castleton University associate professor and environmental science program coordinator, “Influence of Glaciated Watersheds of Southeast Alaska on Water Quality”
  • Oct. 24 — Deb Katz, director, Massachusetts-based Citizens Awareness Network
  • Oct. 31 — To be determined

For more information about the series, email