2-Part Lecture Series on “The Biology of Addiction” To Be Offered at UW-Marinette

By UW-Marinette

Dr. Renee Richer, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at UW-Marinette will discuss the biology of addiction in a two-part lecture series on Tuesday, March 8 and Tuesday, March 15 at UW-Marinette. Part 1 will focus on why drugs make people feel so good and why they are so addictive. Part 2 will address drug addiction and why breaking the addiction can be so difficult. These lectures will take place at 7pm in M-117 in the Main Building at UW-Marinette. These lectures are free and open to the public.

Richer, a Gladstone, Michigan, native has her bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Chicago and her Ph.D. from Harvard University. She taught overseas for nine years, from 2005-2014, first in Armenia and then in Qatar, before coming to Marinette. For more information, contact Renee Richer, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at renee.richer@uwc.edu or 715-735-4300 ext. 4326.

UW-Marinette is a freshman/sophomore campus of the University of Wisconsin system and offers a variety of courses that are the foundation for more than 250 majors. The campus is located on 36 beautiful wooded acres along the shores of Lake Michigan’s Green Bay. For more information on UW-Marinette, please visit marinette.uwc.edu or call 715-735-4300.



Tricia Hurley
715-735-4300 ext. 4310