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Noted Journalist and Science Writer John Horgan Speaks April 16 at NJIT

NEWARK, April 15--Noted journalist and science writer John Horgan will discuss his three recent books on April 16, at 1 p.m. at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The talk, which is free and open to the public, will take place in Room 1 of Cullimore Hall, located at the intersection of Summit and Bleeker streets, Newark.

Horgan, a freelance writer, was a senior writer at Scientific American from 1986 to 1997. He has also written for The New York Times, Washington Post, New Republic, Slate, London Times, Times Literary Supplement among other publications.

He is the author of The End of Science: Facing the Limits of Knowledge in the Twilight of the Scientific Age (Broadway Books, 1997); The Undiscovered Mind: How the Human Brain Defies Replication, Medication and Explanation (Simon & Schuster, 2000); Rational Mysticism: Dispatches from the Border Between Science and Spirituality (Houghton Mifflin Co, 2003).


NJIT is a public, scientific and technological research university enrolling more than 8,800 students. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to students in 80 degree programs throughout its six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School of Architecture, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, Albert Dorman Honors College and College of Computing Sciences. The division of continuing professional education offers adults eLearning, off campus degrees and short courses. Expertise and research initiatives include architecture and building science, applied mathematics, biomedical engineering, environmental engineering and science, information technology, manufacturing, materials, microelectronics, multimedia, telecommunications, transportation and solar astrophysics. Yahoo! Internet Life magazine cites NJIT as a "perennially most wired" university.

Contact Information:   Sheryl Weinstein
Public Relations
(973) 596-3436 




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