The Morning Interview

17th WhaleFest to feature Arctic science


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Madison Kosma, WhaleFest coordinator, and Jan Straley, science symposium director, discuss the agenda for the 2013 WhaleFest (Oct 31 – Nov 3, Harrigan Centennial Hall). This year’s fest features a free film festival on Halloween night. For complete details, visit WhaleFest online.

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