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The Benefits of Bees

Food for Thought: The Benefits of Bees

Monday, February 22nd
12-1:15 p.m.
Lucas Hall 126, Forbes Conference Room
Lunch provided
Honey tasting following the presentation

RSVP by Thursday, Feb. 18th to fai@scu.edu

Dr. Jack Gilbert, a beekeeper, is the Program Director of Research Initiatives in the Center for Science, Technology & Society as well as Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry.

Jack will discuss beekeeping and the benefits of bees. One out of every three mouthfuls of food you consume depends directly or indirectly on honey bee pollination.  The value of honey bees to U.S. agriculture is more than $14 billion annually.  Join us for the lunch presentation followed by a honey tasting.

About the Food for Thought Speaker Series
The Food for Thought Speaker Series is sponsored by the Food and Agribusiness Institute in the Leavey School of Business and features lectures focused on topics related to food, agribusiness, and social and environmental responsibility. The Food for Thought Speaker Series is part of the enrichment opportunities offered to undergraduate students interested in the Food, Hunger, Poverty, Environment Pathway and graduate MBA students interested in the Food & Agribusiness concentration.

 

In compliance with the ADA/504 please direct your accommodation requests to: Jessica Gagnon at 408.554.5173 or by email fai@scu.edu or call TTY-California Relay, at 1-800-735-2929 at least 48 hours prior to the event.
 

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