Yeager Symposium features Laurie Garrett Nov. 5


The second of two Society of Yeager Scholars lectures on the New Terror: Emerging Threats to National Security takes place at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 5 in the Marshall University Foundation Hall when Laurie Garrett, a Senior Fellow of the Global Health Program at the Council on Foreign Relations will address “Bioterrorism: the Modern Peril.”

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Garrett has won the Polk, Peabody and Pulitzer prizes for her outstanding work and research. She is the author of several books and served as a script consultant for the major motion picture, Contagion.

The first lecture held yesterday featured Dr. Jason Morrissette, a political science faculty member who spoke on “The Politics of Fear: Domestic and Lone-Wolf Terrorism in the U.S.”