Inside Dinosaur Bones: A World of Discovery
Date/Time
1/27/2023
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern
Event Type(s)
Kentucky science event
Event Description
Kentucky Paleontological Society's monthly meeting features Dr. Julie Reizner.  Current President of the Kentucky Academy of Science and a faculty member in the Department of Physics, Geology, and Engineering Technology at Northern Kentucky University.

Ms. Reizner has educated young people in Kentucky for the past 16 years in topics as varied as mineralogy, evolution, paleontology, and wildlife conservation.  As an instructor at NKU, she teaches a variety of geology and paleontology courses, including a Study Abroad course called Great Britain: The Birthplace of Modern Geology (planned for Summer 2024) and has given public talks, including at the March for Science in Cincinnati.  She has worked at the Cincinnati Zoo as an animal handler, and currently volunteers as an educator and SCUBA diver at the Newport Aquarium, encouraging special connections between the general public and their natural world.  Ms. Reizner received a BS in Geology from Western Kentucky University in 2003, and in 2010 received a MS in Earth Science from Montana State University.  While at MSU, Ms. Reizner led Upward Bound students on a dinosaur dig and taught Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy to veterinary students, and conducted research on dinosaur paleohistology with famed paleontologist Jack Horner.  


 
Location
UK Mines and Minerals Resources Building, Room 101, Rose Street, UK Campus.
Lexington, Ke

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