Join Penn Alumni at La Cima Club in Dallas on November 1, 2018 as we celebrate The Power of Penn with Nobel Prize winner, Michael Brown, C'62, M'66! Jonathan Epstein, Executive Vice Dean and Chief Scientific Officer, William Wikoff Smith Professor of Cardiovascular Research, Perelman School of Medicine, will moderate.
6:00 PM: Welcome Reception
7:00 PM: Program and Panel
8:00 PM: Campaign Reception
Michael Brown, C'62, M'66
Michael S. Brown was born on April 13, 1941, in Brooklyn, New York, the eldest child of Harvey Brown, a textile salesman, and Evelyn Brown, a housewife. His sister Susan was born three years later. When Brown was 11 years old the family moved to Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia, where Brown attended Cheltenham High School. An amateur radio operating license obtained at age 13 led to a life-long fascination with science. A serious interest in journalism also developed early. These two passions, science and writing, have remained paramount ever since. Continue reading