Coming attractions February 2nd, 2016

Who Was Richard T. Greener?
Katherine Chaddock, retired chair of USC’s Education, Leadership and Policies Department, will discuss the truly amazing story of Richard Greener, USC’s first African-American faculty member, first Black graduate of Phillips Academy and Harvard and first Black diplomat to Russia. Katherine will be accompanied by Carolyn Matalene with whom she has collaborated in writing a biography of Richard Greener which is due to be published in the spring.

Saving the Oceans
Gorka Sancho is a Professor of Biology at the Grice Marine Laboratory of the College of Charleston. His research on fish behavioral ecology has taken him to remote and pristine waters of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. He is keenly aware of the conflict between the need to feed a growing human population and the need to preserve the pristine viability of great portions of our oceans for future generations.