Macalester’s Christopher Wells is author of “Car Country: An Environmental History.” The talk is free and open to all.
What’s happening to our winters? McKibben will speak at both schools on his way to ski the Birkebeiner in Wisconsin. The lectures are free and open to all.
Chemistry professor Kristine Wammer studies the effects of pharmaceuticals in the environment. “I am a ‘farm kid.’ I grew up on a corn and soybean farm in southern Minnesota that truly was the middle of nowhere, with the nearest town (Butternut) having a population that hovered around a dozen. Having no kids nearby meant that my brother Todd and I had to come up with creative – if slightly dangerous – ways to entertain ourselves.”