University News
For Immediate Release: 
Feb 04 2002

Human Cloning Expert to Speak at Concord

Athens, W.Va. - Dr. Greg Pence will speak on Wednesday, February 27 at 1:00 p.m. in the Main Theater of the Alexander Fine Arts Center at Concord College.

Human cloning is a highly controversial topic. Dr. Pence will give the audience a chance to understand the benefits of human cloning and how it can improve the economy and people’s lifestyles. His talk will also cover therapeutic embryo cloning, and topics such as genetic choice.

Dr. Pence is the acclaimed author of Who’s Afraid of Human Cloning? and Re-Creating Medicine: Ethical Issues at the Frontiers of Medicine. Dr. Pence has appeared on The Early Show with Bryant Gumbel, Gretta von Sustern’s The Point, and Wolf Blitzer Reports.

Dr. Pence is a professor in the medical school and philosophy department at the University of Alabama. In 1996, students at the University of Alabama and alumni voted him their highest teaching award.

Dr. Pence’s lecture is free to the general public. Reservations are not required. Contact the Concord College box office at 1-304-384-5101 for more information.

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Concord College Notes: Persons with disabilities should contact Rick Dillon,
1-304-384-5276 or Alice Dillon, 1-304-384-5177, if special accommodations are required for this event.

Eric Kurfess, a student in Concord College’s communication arts department wrote this press release. His hometown is Perrysburg, Ohio.

PO BOX 1000, VERMILLION ST., ATHENS, WV 24712.