Kennedy is keynote speaker at colloquium

April 08, 2004

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will be the keynote speaker at "A Colloquium on Environmental Initiatives at Penn State" at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, in the HUB-Robeson Center Auditorium, University Park.

Kennedy's theme is "Our Environmental Destiny." Admission is free to the public.

The colloquium will feature a series of in-depth presentations about University environmental initiatives from both operational and academic units and provide an opportunity for those who are interested in the environment to meet, learn and share ideas. Sessions will run from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. and Kennedy's keynote speech will conclude the colloquium.

Kennedy serves as chief prosecuting attorney for the Hudson Riverkeeper and senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council. He also serves as the president of the Waterkeeper Alliance and is a professor and supervising attorney at the environmental litigation clinic at Pace University School of Law in New York.

The Penn State Institutes of the Environment and the Finance and Business Environmental Stewardship Strategy program are sponsoring the event. For information, visit

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