Upcoming Lectures from Environmental Leaders

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We are excited to invite interested students and community members to join us at several great lectures during the fall quarter.

All lectures held on campus in Seminar 2, E1105.


Wednesday, November 1, 6:00-7:30pm: Dr. Jerry F. Franklin

Dr. Jerry Franklin, is a preeminent professor and forest ecologist at the University of Washington with a career spanning over 60 years. He has had a unique role in protecting both old growth forests and the endangered northern spotted owl while also making significant contributions to understanding both wet and dry side forest ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest. Read about his his research and accomplishments here


Monday, November 6, 6:00-7:30pm: William (Bill) Marler

Bill began litigating foodborne illness cases in 1993, representing the most seriously injured survivors of the landmark Jack in the Box E. coli O157:H7 outbreak.  Since then, Bill has represented victims of nearly every large foodborne illness outbreak in the United States.  He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2010 NSF Food Safety Leadership Award for Education.

In Bill’s spare time he is the publisher of the highly regarded Food Safety News, and the sole writer of his award-winning blog, Marler Blog