Flying with Pandas and Walking in Space: Pushing Boundaries Towards a Better Planet


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Thursday, June 6, 2019
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-06-06 18:00:00 2019-06-06 18:00:00 Auditorium at the James B. Hunt, Jr. Library


Event Description

In this presentation, accompanied by spectacular imagery, zoo and wildlife veterinarians Lucy Spelman (art school professor) and Rick Linnehan (astronaut) describe how they have pushed past traditional professional boundaries to help make the planet a better place. Their stories show us that collaboration, compassion, and creativity are an important part of scientific work. Friends of the Library members will be invited to a reception following the presentation.

Contact Information

Marian Fragola

Admission Information

Free and open to the public.


If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Marian Fragola at or 919-513-3481 to arrange services. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs​.