Feeding the World, Sustaining the Planet Lecture @ UW

The University of Washington Burke Museum will feature a free talk and discussion on the topic of “Feeding the World while Sustaining the Planet.”  The Graduate School Public Lecture looks at “Addressing the Challenges to Global Food Security and Environmental Sustainability in the 21st Century.”

The presentation takes place at 130 Kane Hall on the UW campus Wednesday, February 1, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

Jonathan Foley presents an in-depth look at our global food security and environmental problems and how we might solve them. Dr. Foley is one of this year’s Walker Ames Endowed Speakers, presented by the UW Graduate School in partnership with the College of the Environment and UW Alumni Association.

He is professor and McKnight Presidential Chair of the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, and director of the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota. His work focuses on the behavior of complex global environmental systems and their interactions with human societies.

The program is free but advance registration is recommended.  To register online click here.

Space is limited, so sign up today! You may also register by calling the UW Alumni Association at 206-543-0540 or 800-289-2586.

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