Martha Crouch will present the lecture “Impacts of Genetic Engineering in Agriculture: An Indiana Story” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24 in the Branigin Room of the Napolitan Student Center as part of Franklin College’s 2013-14 Convocation Lecture Series.
Crouch previously served as professor of biology at Indiana University. She is currently a consultant on issues of biotechnology and agriculture. Her lecture will offer an analysis of genetic engineering, especially as it impacts Indiana’s agriculture.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Each year, the college hosts the lecture series based on one of its five core values – respect, honesty, responsibility, faith and lifelong pursuit of learning. This year’s focus is on honesty.
Contact the Franklin College Office of Marketing and Communications for more information at (317) 738-8185.
Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential four-year undergraduate liberal arts institution with a scenic, wooded campus located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis. The college prepares men and women for challenging careers and fulfilling lives through the liberal arts, offering its approximately 1,000 students 36 majors, 39 minors and 11 pre-professional programs. In 1842, the college began admitting women, becoming the first coeducational institution in Indiana and the seventh in the nation. Franklin College maintains a voluntary association with the American Baptist Churches USA. For more information, visit www.FranklinCollege.edu.