TITLE

E.O. Wilson's last class

PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Spring97, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Pays tribute to E.O. Wilson, a member of the Nieman Foundation-Advisory Board and professor who taught his last basic biology class Science B-15, in the fall of 1996, before his retirement on December 11, 1996.
ACCESSION #
9704155872

 

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