Published on November 13, 2013  

Samford University Geography professor Eric Fournier will speak on the topic of “Spatial Thinking in the Digital Age” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 at John’s City Diner, 112 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd in Birmingham. 

The “Birmingham Science Café,” presented by McWane Science Center, brings the public face-to-face with scientists in the comfortable atmosphere of neighborhood hang-outs.

Join other science geeks (or science novices) for an exciting presentation, lively discussion and a little science trivia.

All Science Cafes are free to the public and no science background is required to participate.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.