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Monday Night Speaker Series resumes October 4

Lecture to focus on the impact of technology on diet and disease

(Bethlehem, Pa) —Moravian College will hold the first of its Monday Night Speaker Series lectures when Dr. Hilde Binford, assistant professor of music at Moravian College, will present a power-point presentation entitled, “Paying the Bill at the High-Tech Restaurant”. The lecture will be held on Monday, October 4 at 7 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium, located in the Haupert Union Building. The Moravian College Alumni Association and the Public Relations Office sponsor the speaker series.

Binford currently teaches the course “The Impact of Technology of Diet and Disease” at Moravian College. Drawing from her background in history and science, she will assist the audience in exploring some of the current controversies relating to the food choices we make both individually and collectively in today’s world. By focusing on different perspectives concerning genetically modified foods, she will provide insights into the impact our food choices have on disease, the environment, family farms, and world hunger.

The lecture presentation is free and open to the public. Attendees are welcomed to the cafeteria-style dinner ($8.25) prior to the lecture at 6:15 p.m., in the United Brethren Church room located in the Haupert Union Building, Locust and Monocacy Streets. For more information, call 610-625-7880.