PLEASANTVILLE, N. Y. – More than 150 high school students from local area schools will participate in Pace University’s annual Science Day on Friday, April 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Willcox Hall on the Pleasantville campus.
Dr. Taro Takahashi, a world-known climatologist and associate director at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Labs at Columbia University will present the keynote address, at noon, titled “Carbon Dioxide & Global Warming: The Hidden Links.”
Science Day at Pace University, held annually since 1993, offers students a chance to demonstrate their scientific prowess, as they present research poster papers about a variety of topics. Along with the science poster session, students will participate in an interactive hands-on physics display by Dr. Allan Brown of Pace; and view a live “Birds of Prey” demonstration by naturalist James Eyring. Students will also visit the campus’ computer center, biology and chemistry laboratories and the electronic laboratory at the Mortola Library.
For more information contact Mrs. Anne Murphy, Tel: (914) 773-3562 or
Dr. Charlene Hoegler, Tel: (914) 773-3698, Fax: (914) 773-3634 (att. C. Hoegler) or
Pace is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York City and Westchester County. More than 13,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in the Dyson College of the Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, School of Education, School of Law, Lienhard School of Nursing and the World Trade Institute.