Duane E. Jeffery, science columnist for the Daily Herald in Provo and professor of zoology at Brigham Young University, will discuss recent fossil finds Thursday, March 7, at the BYU Earth Science Museum.
The museum, located immediately west of Cougar Stadium, sponsors a lecture series that brings experts to campus on Thursdays. Jeffery's speech, at 7 p.m., is open to the public.Jeffery did undergraduate studies and earned a master's degree at Utah State University. He received his doctorate in zoology and genetics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1972. He worked for the United States Forest Service and taught at Berkeley before joining the BYU faculty.
The Earth Science Museum Lecture Series will include BYU geologist Tom Morris March 21, speaking on the ice age, John McIntosh of Wesleyan University April 4, discussing sauropod dinosaurs, and Dan Schure, paleontologist at Dinosaur National Monument in Vernal, on April 18, explaining significant findings there.