September Science Café Topic Is ‘CSI: Science Undercover’

By todd

LITTLE ROCK – The Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, ‘CSI: Science Undercover,’ on September 25.


Panelists from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Criminal Justice Institute, and UAMS Department of Pathology will lead the discussion. Dorothy Miles, Ph.D., UAMS Arkansas Cancer Research Center research associate and KUAR FM89 public radio news anchor/reporter, will moderate.


Science Café will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Laughing Moon Café (formerly Sufficient Grounds Coffeehouse) in Little Rock’s Hillcrest area at 722 N. Palm St. Admission is free and open to the public and no reservations are needed, though seating is limited. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.


Science Café, which offers opportunities to exchange intellectual ideas, was created in partnership with UAMS, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), Southwestern Energy, the Little Rock Zoo, the Arkansas Biosciences Institute and the Arkansas Academy of Sciences.


Science Café forums are held the fourth Tuesday of the month except for July, August and December. Future topics include: Breast Cancer- Are We Really Making Progress?, Climate Change, Ecotourism, Art and Healing, and Nanotechnology. More information is available at


For more information or updates on future Science Café events, contact Linda Williams at 501-213-5627 or send an e-mail with “subscribe” in the subject field to


UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has about 2,435 students and 715 medical residents. It is one of the state’s largest public employers with about 9,400 employees, including nearly 1,000 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $5 billion a year. For more information, visit