Communicating with Alan Alda

Alan Alda, best known as an actor, writer and director,  spoke Saturday evening to attendees at AAAS Annual Meeting at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park.Titled “Getting Beyond a Blind Date with Science,” Alda spoke about the importance of communication in relation to science. His acting and improvisational theater background has  led to his current position as a visiting professor at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University, a multidisciplinary program designed specifically for science students to learn how to communicate their stories.