Mars Scientist to Speak to UT Alumni (80)

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Dr. Harry “Hap” McSween, professor of geological sciences at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, will speak at the March 14 meeting of the Phoenix chapter of the UT National Alumni Association.

 A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Ramada Valley Ho Resort, 6850 Main St., Scottsdale. The cost is $15 per person.

 Reservation deadline is March 12. For more information, contact alumni leader Brad Bowles at (602) 985-2388.

 McSween worked last summer with other scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, Calif., directing the Mars rover to the now famous “Barnacle Bill” and “Yogi” rocks.

 The UTNAA has 110 chapters and more than 225,000 members worldwide.