Arlene Blum — biophysical chemist, author, and mountaineer — to speak on how to reduce exposure to PFAS on April 17th

Dr. Blum’s science and policy work has drawn attention to the use of and ways to reduce exposure to harmful chemicals, including PFAS. In recognition of her contributions, she was recently inducted to the California Hall of Fame. Blum is also an avid mountaineer and led the first American — and all-woman — ascent of Annapurna I, which led to her authoring Annapurna: A Woman’s Place. In addition, she was elected to the Hall of Mountaineering Excellence.

Dr. Blum’s lecture:
Mountains and Molecules
Wednesday, April 17th at 5:00 PM
Hope Room URI Welcome Center
Light refreshments provided

All are welcome to attend, but we request that you RSVP to if you plan to attend.