Class of ’71 almunus honored Oct. 16

Washburn University

TOPEKA – Paul Etzel, director of Mount Laguna Observatory in San Diego, Calif., will present an overview, “Mount Laguna Observatory Historical Development,” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in room 138 of Stoffer Science Hall. No admission is charged and the public is welcome.

Etzel, who also serves as professor of astronomy at San Diego State University, is the author of more than 90 research publications, has received more than $1.3 million in competitive grants for research and served as a panel member for grant proposals and as a manuscript referee for professional journals.

He is a 1971 graduate of Washburn University and will be honored as an Alumni Fellow on Oct. 16.

For information on his presentation, call 785-670-2143 or 670-2141.