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LINC Luncheon to Feature Dr. Len Epp on November 17

November 11, 2009

Dr. Leonard Epp, professor of biology at Mount Union College, will discuss limb regeneration at the LINC, college-community luncheon series on Tuesday, November 17 at noon in the East Room of the Hoover-Price Campus Center.

Epp will present “If They Can Do It, Why Can’t We?” While mammals cannot regenerDr. Leonard Eppate limbs, it is beneficial to study the amphibians’ ability to regenerate to learn more about how to treat human amputation.

A member of the Mount Union College faculty since 1970, Epp earned a bachelor of arts degree in biology from Gettysburg College, and master’s and doctoral degrees from Pennsylvania State University.

LINC (lunch, information, networking and conversation) was conceived to take advantage of the local expertise that exists in Alliance, in light of the College’s exceptional academic reputation. Mount Union professors and community members discussing current topics

The sessions are open to the public and will run from noon until 1 p.m. during the third Tuesday of the months January, February and March. The cost for the lunch is $10, and will be served in the Hoover-Price Campus Center. A season ticket is available at a reduced cost.

Sessions will be chaired by Doug Schwarz, vice president of Alliance Ventures and executive director of the Greater Alliance Foundation and comments and updates will be made by Dr. Richard F. Giese, president of the College and Harry Paidas, chair of the Department of Communication and assistant to the president for community affairs and special projects.

For further information or to make a reservation contact Diane Thomas, associate director of public affairs at (330) 823-6078 or e-mail thomasdl@mountunion.edu. The cost for the lunch is $10 and payment will be accepted at the door, but space is limited so call to reserve your spot today.

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