SOURCE: Consulate General of Sweden

November 15, 2007 15:27 ET

Numbers Count at Annual Nobel Laureate Dinner in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 15, 2007) - Actor David Krumholtz, of the popular CBS "Numb3rs" show, will introduce UC Santa Barbara Nobel laureate Alan J. Heeger at the sixth annual California Nobel Laureate Dinner on Monday night at the Getty Center. The black-tie event will honor 11 of California's more than 100 Nobel laureates awarded the Swedish prize since 1923, as well as showcase science & math projects presented by 18 high school students enrolled in UC's California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science, known as COSMOS. The California Nobel Laureate Dinner is organized and hosted by the Consulate General of Sweden Los Angeles and the University of California, not only to recognize California's rich trust of Nobel laureates, but also to call attention to the importance of math/science education. A guest list of 240 prominent corporate, academic and civic leaders will attend.

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