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Writer speaks about influenza pandemic
November 2, 2007

PULLMAN —Renowned science writer Gina Kolata is coming to WSU Tuesday, Nov. 6 to present the first Common Reading Lecture.


Her presentation is set for 7 p.m. in Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. Kolata will discuss “The 1918 Influenza Pandemic: Does It Hold Lessons for Today?” 


Her book, “Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus That Caused It,” was selected in spring to be WSU’s first common reading book. This fall semester, more than 3,000 freshmen and their professors are using it in … » More …