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Utne Reader Names Louisville Professor a Visionary  
National Magazine Selects Paul Ewald Among 25 People Who Are Changing the World 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 21, 2010) — Utne Reader, the best of the alternative press, names Paul Ewald, evolutionary biologist and professor, as a visionary who is making the world a better place. Ewald is among 25 people the magazine highlights in its November/December issue, on newsstands now.

Studying the evolution of infectious disease, Ewald hypothesizes that many diseases whose causes cannot be pinned down can be traced to infections. He believes that, as with cervical and liver cancer, there’s a causal link between viruses and other forms of cancer. Ewald currently is the director of evolutionary medicine at the biology department at the University of Louisville.

“Throughout the year, as we read and plan issues, our editorial staff and select freelancers compile lists of people and institutions across disciplines that are doing work that challenges the status quo and promises positive, forward progress,” says David Schimke, Utne Reader’s editor in chief.

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