Pulitzer Center’s Daniel Grossman Speaks on Global Warming April 11
Award-winning journalist Daniel Grossman will speak about his international reporting on global warming at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in the Frank Family Science Center.
The free, public talk, “Heat of the Moment,” will take place in the Joseph M. Bryan Jr. Auditorium. Daniel is visiting Guilford in the second year of the College’s partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
He also will speak with students in journalism and geology classes and participate in a campus forum hosted by the Center for Principled Problem Solving.
In the past 20 years, Daniel has reported on science and the environment from all seven continents including within 800 miles of both the South and North poles. He has produced radio stories and documentaries for National Public Radio, Public Radio International and the BBC, and has written for the New York Times, Boston Globe, Discover, Audubon and Scientific American, among other publications.
He earned a B.S. in physics and a Ph.D. in political science from MIT. He was awarded a Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado in Boulder, where he studied climate science. He was a 2008 Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellow.
He received a 2002 George Foster Peabody Award for the DNA Files public radio documentary series, of which he produced one hour-long show. The Peabody is the highest honor in broadcasting. He received the Science Journalism Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
His recently released TED ebook, Deep Water: As Polar Ice Melts, Scientists Debate How High Our Oceans Will Rise, explores the fascinating science – and scientists – of sea-level rise.