2020 Voyages Series: "Zombies, Sports, and Cola"

“Zombies, Sports, and Cola: Implications for Communicating Weather and Climate Science

Dr. Marshall Shepherd

American Meteorologist, Professor and Director of the Atmospheric Sciences Program, University of Georgia

March 25, 2021
7 p.m. |  Main Campus Student Center Ballroom

(Event date, time, and location subject to change.)

Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd is a leading international expert in weather and climate, and he is the Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Georgia (UGA). Shepherd currently chairs the NASA Earth Sciences Advisory Committee and was a past member of its Earth Science Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council. In addition, he hosts The Weather Channel’s Award-Winning show, “Weather Geeks,” a pioneering Sunday talk podcast/show and is a contributor to Forbes Magazine.

Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

East Carolina University, Main Campus Student Center, Ballrooms

Event Type

Lecture/Reading, Official Academic Calendar, University, Academic, ECU Homepage


Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences, Harriot College of Arts & Sciences

Target Audience

Students, Faculty, Staff, Public, Alumni




$15 for the general public; $5 for youth ages 16 and below; Free to ECU faculty, staff, and students

Contact Name

Dr. Jeffrey S. Johnson

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