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March 30, 2009

Contact: Steve Rottinghaus, Baker University public relations director, (785) 594-8330 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Artist and Lecture Series to conclude season

Baldwin City, Kan. — The Baker University Artist and Lecture Series will feature the final event of the 2008-2009 season at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, in McKibbin Recital Hall on the Baldwin City campus.

Margaret D. Lowman, a renowned scientist, author and educator, will appear as the Milford White Memorial Lecture speaker. Known as “Canopy Meg,” Lowman serves as professor of biology and environmental studies and serves as the director of environmental initiatives at New College of Florida.

An advocate for forest conservation, Lowman has written more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications and four books.  Lowman’s life as a scientist and adventurer has enabled her to travel to remote jungles worldwide and she shares those experiences through her lectures.

Tickets are available by contacting Susan Buehler, director of the Artist and Lecture Series, at (785) 594-8421 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Baldwin State Bank and Kansas State Bank also have tickets available. Admission is $15 for adults and $10 for youths.

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