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Hartnell College To Present "Manya" - A Living History of Marie Curie

January 6th, 2003

Come to Hartnell College and see "Manya" and share "A Living History of Marie Curie," a one woman performance by Susan Marie Frontczak.

The compelling program will be presented in the Main Theater at Hartnell College on Friday, February 21, at 7 p.m. The living history exposes the struggles and triumphs of Madam Curie, best known as the most famous woman scientist who changed the world through her discovery of radium and radioactivity, and the first radiation treatments for cancer.

The preeminent woman of science was the first woman in Europe to earn a doctorate in the sciences, to receive a Nobel Prize and to teach at the Sarbonne, at the University of Paris.. And, she was the first person to receive a second Nobel Prize, an accomplishment not repeated for 60 years.

The artist/author, Frontczak, majored in Engineering where she worked for 14 years before becoming a full time writer and actor.

This gripping performance is co-sponsored by the Hartnell College Foundation and The First National Bank of Central California.

The Main Theater doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and there is no charge for the performance. For additional information call the Hartnell College Foundation at (831) 755-6810.