The Melting Ice Cellar

Patricia A. L. Cochran

Thursday, 16 Nov 2006 at 8:00 pm – Sun Room, Memorial Union

Patricia Cochran, an Inupiat Eskimo born and raised in Nome, serves as executive director of the Alaska Native Science Commission (ANSC), a public, not-for-profit corporation. The ANSC provides a linkage for creating partnerships and communication between science and research and Alaska Native communities. The 35th Annual Richard Thompson Memorial Lecture.

Cosponsored By:
  • American Indian Science and Engineering Society
  • Multicultural Student Planning Advisory Council
  • Natural Resource Ecology/Management Grad Stud. Org
  • Richard Thompson Memorial Fund
  • Sociology Department
  • United Native American Student Association
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

Stay for the entire event, including the brief question-and-answer session that follows the formal presentation. Most events run 75 minutes.

Sign-ins are after the event concludes. For lectures in the Memorial Union, go to the information desk in the Main Lounge. In other academic buildings, look for signage outside the auditorium.

Lecture Etiquette

  • Stay for the entire lecture and the brief audience Q&A. If a student needs to leave early, he or she should sit near the back and exit discreetly.
  • Do not bring food or uncovered drinks into the lecture.
  • Check with Lectures staff before taking photographs or recording any portion of the event. There are often restrictions. Cell phones, tablets and laptops may be used to take notes or for class assignments.
  • Keep questions or comments brief and concise to allow as many as possible.