Engineering Symposium on Technology and Society to be Held April 8

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

University News Release

Global perspective will be the subject of the 2010 Paul D. Scholz Symposium on Technology and its Role in Society to be held from 4:30 to 5:20 p.m. Thursday, April 8, in Room W290 of the UI Chemistry Building.

UI Distinguished Engineering Alumni Academy member Richard Stanley, chair emeritus of The Stanley Group of companies and chair of the Stanley Foundation, will speak on "Engineering -- A Global Perspective."

A forum for exploring aspects of technology that will affect society today and in the future, the symposium renamed in 1993 in honor of Scholz, who received numerous teaching awards and served as advisor to Tau Beta Pi for 20 years and as associate dean of the UI College of Engineering from 1979 until 1992.

The symposium, free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by the UI College of Engineering chapter of Tau Beta Pi, Tau Beta Pi alumni and the UI College of Engineering.

For more information e-mail tbp@engineering.uiowa.edu or call 319-335-5764.