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RAIN-FOREST BIOLOGIST WILL SPEAK TUESDAY

A lecture from rain-forest biologist Paul A. Cox will be this month's session of the Frontiers in Science series, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in Meridian School, 931 E. 300 North.

Cox, a professor at Brigham Young University will show the film "Nafanua, Saving the Samoan Rain Forest," which documents the efforts of native Samoans to preserve their islands and culture. A discussion with Cox also will be held.Cox studied as a Fullbright Fellow, a Danforth Fellow and a National Science Foundation Fellow after graduating from Brigham Young University. He earned his master's degree from the University of Wales and his doctorate from Harvard, where he began his pioneering research into the pharmacological uses of rain-forest plants.

Meridian's Frontiers in Science lecture series is designed for the public, but high school science students and their teachers are especially invited. There is no charge. For more information, call 374-5480.