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March 14, 2012 Volume 33, No. 24

Global food sustainability subject of discussion March 14

A panel discussion on the science, economics and politics of global food production sustainability will take place 4 to 6 p.m. March 14 in Monsanto Auditorium at the Bond Life Sciences Center.

The inaugural event is called the University of Missouri Christopher S. “Kit” Bond Distinguished Lecture. Bond, a former Missouri senator, is event moderator.

Scheduled to speak are Dino Patti Djalal, Indonesia’s U.S. ambassador; and Roger Beachy, president emeritus of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis. Chancellor Brady J. Deaton will make opening remarks.

The event is hosted by the Bond Lecture Series, created to provide a forum for national and international experts to discuss economics, politics, science and global security. 

For more information, call the Student Affairs at 882-6776.