Virginia University at Parkersburg
Wisconsin’s Secretary of State to discuss history of environmental movement.
For additional information, contact Jane King, instructor of biology, 304-424-8306.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wisconsin’s secretary of state will discuss the history of the environmental movement in a free presentation Wednesday (April 24) at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
Dr. Douglas LaFollette, Wisconsin secretary of state and an environmentalist, will discuss "From Blacksmoke to Backlash – 39 Years of Environmental Concerns" at 7 p.m. in Room 103, in the Caperton Center for Applied Technology.
The program is free and open to the public. WVU Parkersburg’s Earth Club is sponsoring the presentation.
Dr. LaFollette received his bachelor of science degree from Marietta College, his master’s in chemistry from Stanford University, and his doctorate in organic chemistry from Columbia University. He also studied at the University of Freiberg, Germany as an international research associate and at the University of Wisconsin as a research associate. He has been elected secretary of state in Wisconsin for a total of six terms beginning in 1974.
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