The Schiffman Ethics in Society Lecture Series will present Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in a lecture entitled "Our Environmental Ethical Destiny" at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 9 in Launer Auditorium. The speech is free and open to the public.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for the lecture. There are 100 free reserved student tickets available at the Campus Life Office in the Atkins-Holman Student Commons after Feb. 21. The tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserved seats will be held until 7:15 p.m.
Columbia College students, faculty and staff are invited to a Q-&-A Session (and book signing if time allows) with Kennedy at 3 p.m. in Dorsey Gym, hosted by the Columbia College Alumni Association (CCAA).
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
- Senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council
- President of the Waterkeeper Alliance
- Chief prosecuting attorney for the Hudson Riverkeeper
- Co-director, supervising attorney and clinical professor at the Pace University School of Law Environmental Litigation Clinic
- Co-host of Ring of Fire on Air America Radio
- Author of the New York Times' best seller Crimes Against Nature, The Riverkeepers and Judge Frank M. Johnson Jr.: A Biography
- Graduate of Harvard University, law degree from the University of Virginia Law School, master's degree in environmental law from Pace University School of Law
- Studied at the London School of Economics
The Schiffman Lecture Series was made possible through a $1.5 million gift from John Schiffman, a member of the Columbia College Board of Trustees.