Thursday, September 15
David Ropeik will give this year's common reading lecture, titled "The Psychology of Risk Perception; Why Our Fears Don't Match the Facts," on Thurs., Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. in Weber Chapel Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
Ropeik is the author of How Risky Is It, Really? Why Our Fears Don't Always Match the Facts, published by McGraw Hill in 2010. He is also a consultant and speaker on risk communication and risk perception to government, business, trade associations, health care organizations, consumer groups, and educational institutions worldwide, and an Instructor in the Harvard University School of Continuing Education, Environmental Management program.