Intel/ACCESS Distinguished Speakers Forum

Space Exploration: From Apollo into the New Millennium

November. 21, 2003 —

Lecturer: Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar, Deputy Associate Director, Biological Sciences and Applications, and active NASA astronaut, Johnson Space Center.
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003
Time: 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Place: Union Building and Aline Wilmot Skaggs Biology Building, University of Utah


NASA astronaut Bonnie J. Dunbar will serve as a speaker for the College of Science Intel/ACCESS Distinguished Speaker’s Forum events at the University of Utah on November 25, 2003.

Dunbar will give two public presentations:

1) “Leading a Successful and Fulfilling Scientific Career,” University of Utah Union building Saltair Room, 10:30-11:30 a.m. This will be an informal discussion of the issues and attitudes that affect college students as they pursue science degrees. The talk will be directed at young women undergraduate students in particular. Dunbar will discuss her personal experiences and provide encouragement to women pursuing a career in the sciences.

2)”Space Exploration: From Apollo into the New Millennium,” Aline Wilmot Skaggs Biology Building room 220, 3:00-4:00 p.m. This will be a formal lecture covering the history of NASA’s space programs from the Apollo missions to present day shuttle launches. Dr. Dunbar will discuss NASA’s plans and goals for the new millennium.

The INTEL/ACCESS Distinguished Speaker’s Forum was made possible by a generous donation from the Intel Corporation, Salt Lake City, Utah.

For more information please contact the College of Science at 581-6958 or visit

Media Contacts For This Story

Astronaut Appearances Office, NASA/Johnson Space Center, Houston Texas
Office Phone: 281-244-1344
public relations specialist, University of Utah College of Science
Office Phone: (801) 581-3124