University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

The Science of Writing

Three well-known authors will explore how they use science, journalism and creativity to explain how science impacts us in our everyday lives.

Nancy Atkinson

Nancy Atkinson is a science journalist and author with a passion for telling the stories of people involved in space exploration and astronomy. She has been with Universe Today since 2004 and also writes for Ad Astra....

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Ben Goldfarb

Ben Goldfarb is an award-winning environmental journalist who covers wildlife conservation, marine science and public lands management. His latest book is "Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter," which received the PEN/E....

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Joe Schwarcz

Joe Schwarcz is Director of the McGill University Office for Science and Society. He is well known for his informative and entertaining public lectures on topics ranging from the chemistry of love to the science of aging....

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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Party Rental Companies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation
Tucson Electric Power Co.

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