Bothun will be visiting scholar at USD

Bothun will be visiting scholar at USD Dr. Gregory D. Bothun is The University of South Dakota Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar for 2001.

Bothun will present a lecture titled "The Internet as Education: A Paradigm Shift or Television All Over Again" on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Farber Hall on the USD campus. A reception will follow in the Betty Turner Asher University Room.

USD faculty, students and staff, as well as the general public are invited to attend the lecture.

Bothun is a professor of physics at the University of Oregon, as well as the director of the university's Pine Mountain Observatory. He is considered a leader in the use of education technology as a teaching tool. Bothun has been a member of the astronomy department at the University of Michigan and a research fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

He was honored in 1977 with the National Science Foundation's Recognition Award for the Integration of Research into Teaching.

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