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Friday, June 29 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
NPR Onstage Presents "A Fish Tale": Is Lying OK?
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Jon Hamilton

Jon Hamilton is a correspondent on the science desk for NPR News, focused on neuroscience, health risks, and extreme weather. Following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Hamilton was part of NPR’s team of science reporters and editors who went to Japan to cover the crisis at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. In 2009, Hamilton received the Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Award for his piece on the neuroscience behind treating... Read More →
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Alix Spiegel

Alix Spiegel is a correspondent for NPR’s science desk, covering psychology. Since arriving at NPR in 2003, much of Spiegel’s reporting has been on the subject of mental health. She has reported on everything from the psychological impact of killing another person to the emotional devastation of Katrina to psycho-therapeutic approaches to transgender children. Over the course of her career in public radio, Spiegel has won awards... Read More →
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Shankar Vedantam

Shankar Vedantam is a science correspondent for NPR. The focus of his reporting is on human behavior and how social science research can prompt listeners to think about the news in unusual and interesting ways. Before joining NPR in 2011, Vedantam spent ten years as a reporter at The Washington Post. Between 2007 and 2009, he wrote the Department of Human Behavior column for the Post. Vedantam is also the author of The Hidden Brain: How Our... Read More →


Friday June 29, 2012 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Doerr-Hosier, McNulty Room