Jane Goodall on campus tonight
World-renowned scientist speaks at the Cintas Center
, one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century, is speaking tonight, Oct. 9, at the Cintas Center
at 7:30 p.m. Goodall's presentation, which benefits the Cincinnati Museum Center
and the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
, focuses on her work with chimpanzees in the Gombe National Forest in Tanzania.
Goodall is one of the world's best-known wildlife researchers. When she arrived in Kenya in 1957, chimpanzee life was a mystery. She revolutionized primate research when she chose to share a forest home with these animals. Eventually, she changed the way the world sees and studies chimps and their habitats.
Goodalls visit to Cincinnati is part of a new exhibit and Omnimax film, "Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees,"
which opens Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Cincinnati Museum Center.
Tickets for Goodall's presentation range from $5-$40. Seating is limited. Tickets are on sale at the Cintas Center ticket office at 513 745-3411 or through Ticketmaster
at 513 562-4949. For more information on the exhibit and film at the museum center, call 513 287-7000.