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Media Advisory: Earth Day speaker Dr. Sandra Steingraber
April 17, 2006
What: UIS will celebrate Earth Day with a presentation by Dr. Sandra Steingraber called “Contaminated without Consent: How Chemical Pollutants in Air, Food, and Water Violate Human Rights.” Steingraber, an ecologist and cancer survivor, is the author of Living Downstream: An Ecologist Looks at Cancer and the Environment.
When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 19
Where: Brookens Auditorium, located on the lower level of Brookens Library
Media Availability: Reporters may interview Dr. Steingraber from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Public Affairs Center concourse (outside C/D) or from 6:45 to 7:15 p.m. Wednesday evening just outside Brookens Auditorium.
Details: Her appearance is sponsored by UIS’ Center for State Policy and Leadership, Department of Environmental Studies, Students Allied for a Greener Earth, and Division of Student Affairs.
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