Darwin Keynote

Earth Day

Earth Day was first introduced in 1969 as a “holiday” that celebrates the Earth and all of its environments. Earth day is an integrative event that demonstrates how disciplines must work together in solving global climate change problems and how we can reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Monday 22 April 2013
Seminar begins at 7pm in University Hall

"On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson"
Dr. Rick Douglas William Souder

William Souder’s work has appeared in many publications, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, and Harper’s. He is the author of three books. A Plague of Frogs (2000) followed the investigation into outbreaks of deformed frogs across North America. Under a Wild Sky (2004), which told the story of pioneer and bird artist John James Audubon, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson, was published in September 2012 on the 50th anniversary of Carson’s Silent Spring. Souder lives in Grant, Minnesota.

Past Speakers

2011, Kriss Douglass, Dr. Rick Douglass

2010, Dr. Thomas Simon

2009, Dr. John W. Bickham

2008, Dr. Brent Yarnal