'Walking Whales and Other Superheroes'

J.G.M. ‘Hans’ Thewissen
Photo courtesy of J.G.M. ‘Hans’ Thewissen

Date: Nov. 10, 2021
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Location: Murie Auditorium and online

The first lecture in the annual Irving-Scholander Memorial Lecture Series will be Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 6-7 p.m. in the Murie Auditorium and online. 

“Walking Whales and Other Superheroes”

Speaker J.G.M. ‘Hans’ Thewissen, a professor at Northeast Ohio Medical University who discovered the first fossils that showed the oldest whales could walk on land, is the author of “The Walking Whales” and was a consultant for the movie “Aquaman.” 

The series is sponsored by UAF’s Institute of Arctic Biology and the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, and supported by private donations to the University of Alaska Foundation. For more information, email Lara Horstmann at lara.horstmann@alaska.edu.