Continuing Education hosted the 64th Annual Reynolds Lecture, Under the Air: An Exploration of Utah’s Air Quality. The lecture took place January 14 in the Aline Skaggs Auditorium, room 220. (Skaggs Biology, ASB 82)
This was a panel discussion examining Utah's poor winter air quality from different perspectives. Our speakers were:
Dave Whiteman, atmospheric scientist at the U. He will discuss his recent research about Salt Lake's climate and winter particulates. Michelle Hofmann, associate professor at the University Hospital. She will address the health effects of our winter air quality. Ryan Evans, VP of Business and Community Relations with the Salt Lake City Chamber of Commerce. He will address the economic impact of Utah's air quality. Matt Pacenza, policy director for HEAL Utah, will provide some insight into air quality legislation.
A Q&A period and a reception followed the lecture. Admission was free.