Schaefer to present Christian perspective on science

Huntington, Ind.—Dr. Henry F. Schaefer III, professor of chemistry at the University of Georgia, will be featured in the Forester Lecture Series at 7 p.m. on April 16 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts. His presentation, titled “Big Bang, Stephen Hawking and God,” will offer a Christian perspective on scientific theories of the origin of the universe.

Schaefer is an internationally renowned scientist, author and lecturer. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Ph.D. from Stanford University. He has served on the faculties at University of California (Berkeley), University of Texas (Austin), University of Paris and Australian National University. His lectures and publications have profoundly influenced the field of modern chemistry and have earned him numerous international awards, including election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Royal Society of Chemistry (London). He speaks frequently on the relationship between science and religion.

The event is free and open to public. For more information about the Forester Lecture Series, log on to
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


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