Names and faces

Posted: December 12, 2012 at 5:38 a.m.

Professor Alan Alda has a homework assignment for scientists. The actor known for portraying Capt. Benjamin Franklin “Hawkeye” Pierce on the TV show MASH and more recent guest shots on NBC’s 30 Rock is also a visiting professor at New York’s Stony Brook University school of journalism and a founder of the school’s Center for Communicating Science.

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Front Section, Pages 2 on 12/12/2012