Celebrate Diversity and the UP Environment: Presentation by James Mills

The speakers and events have been announced for "Celebrate Diversity and the UP Environment" March 22-24 on the Michigan Tech campus. The event kicks off Thursday, March 22, with the presentation, "The Path of Convergence-Navigating the Adventure Gap Through Mission Synergy," by author James Mills. It will take place at 4 p.m. March 22 in Dow 642. A reception will follow the talk.

The remainder of the schedule is as follows:

Friday, March 23

  • Roundtable discussion with James Mills and students. Noon to 1 p.m. Forestry 144
  • "The Adventure Gap" by James Mills. Discussion of his book and work. 6 to 7 p.m. GLRC 202
  • Film screening, "An American Ascent," 7 p.m. GLRC 202. Discussion and book signing with producer James Mills, follows the screening.

Saturday, March 24

  • "Black and Brown Faces in America's Wild Places" presentation by author Dudley Edmondson. 11:15 a.m. to noon. GLRC 202. NOTE: Start time changed from noon.

For more information: email Joan Chadde, director of the Michigan Tech Center for Science & Environmental Outreach.

Cosponsors: Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition (UPEC), Friends of the Land of Keweenaw (FOLK), Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, Michigan Tech Visiting Women and Minorities Lecture Series, Michigan Tech Departments of Social Sciences and Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Forest Resources and Environmental Sciences, Great Lakes Research Center and Outdoor Adventure Program.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Dow Environmental Sciences and Engineering Building, 642
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931

Event Type

Outreach/Recruitment, Academics, Lectures/Seminars

Target Audience

Students, Graduate, Undergraduate, General Public

Subscribing Departments ?
Center for Science and Environmental Outreach (CSEO), Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
Contact Name

Joan Chadde


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