Thursday, March 22, 2012

Lee Lynd - to speak at UGA Charter Lecture Series

Lee R. Lynd, an international expert on utilization of plant biomass for the production of energy, will give the University of Georgia Charter Lecture on March 29 at 3 p.m. in the Chapel.  He will address “The Sustainable Resource Transition: Systemic Change and Enabling the Improbable.”

The Charter Lecture Series was established in 1988 to honor the high ideals expressed in the 1785 charter that created the University of Georgia as the first chartered state university in America. The series brings to campus speakers who discuss ideas of general importance to a free society.  Previous speakers have included Howard H. Baker Jr., a former U.S. senator from Tennessee; Daniel Schorr, a veteran reporter and commentator; as well as Pulitzer Prize winners, poet laureates, scientists, medical experts, leading attorneys and religious leaders.


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