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UWFox Announces 2012-2013 ‘Scholars Series’

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The University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley has announced the 2012-2013 line-up for its acclaimed “Scholars Series.” The series of lectures, discussions and presentations begins with Dr. Ken Hudnell, associate professor of Environmental Science and Engineering at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC) on Monday, September 17 at noon in Perry Hall on the UWFox campus. His topic is, “An Alternative Approach to Regaining Designated Uses of Clean Water Act Section 303 (d) Impaired Waters.”

Other speakers scheduled for this year’s Scholars Series will offer a variety of interesting and stimulating topics. All presentations take place in Perry Hall at noon, and all dates are Mondays.

On October 15, 2012, Troy Perkins, associate professor and coordinator of Radio, TV and Film at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, will be speaking on, “Film Essentials.” 

Dr. Glenn Kuehn, associate professor of Philosophy, will discuss, “Kitchen Transformations: Philosophy Through Cooking and Why No One Can Cook Like Grandma,” on November 19, 2012.  

On February 18, 2013, Dr. Richard Hanson will present, “Evil, Human Nature and the End of Time: Human Origins and Destiny in Buddhism and Christianity.” Hanson is a senior lecturer in Philosophy for the UW Colleges.

“Rock and Revolution” will be presented by Dr. Matthew Bartkowiak, associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Marshfield, on March 11, 2013. 

The Series’ final presentation is on April 22, 2013, by Richard Louv, journalist and author, who  will address, “What Comes After Environmentalism? The New Nature Movement and the End of Nature-Deficit Disorder.” 

All Scholars Series presentations are free and open to the public, with unreserved seating. Parking on the UWFox campus is also free. 

For more information about the UWFox 2012-2013 Scholars Series, please contact Dave Hager, Director of University Relations, 920-832-2611 or email david.hager@uwc.edu, or visit http://www.uwfox.uwc.edu/cac/scholarsseries.html.


Posted 9/14/2012