Scholz Symposium on Technology and Society to be Held April 7
University of Iowa News Release
Water will be the subject of the 2011 Paul D. Scholz Symposium on Technology and its Role in Society to be held from 4:30 to 5:20 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at the Robert A. Lee Community Center social hall, corner of Gilbert and Burlington streets in Iowa City.
The symposium is titled "Water Sustainability" and will feature a panel of experts, all of whom are members of the UI Water Sustainability Initiative Advisory Board. Participants include: Randy Beavers, chief executive officer and general manager, Des Moines Water Works; Paul Mac Berthouex, professor emeritus, civil and environmental engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison; L.D. McMullen, chief executive officer and general manager (retired), Des Moines Water Works; Dick Stanley, chairman emeritus, The Stanley Group, and chair, The Stanley Foundation; and Jean Sweeney, vice president -- Environmental, Health and Safety Operations, 3M Company. Also, Joel Lipsitch, director of external affairs, John Deere Water Technologies, Deere & Company, will represent advisory board member Laurie Zelnio of Deere & Company.
The free, public symposium was renamed in 1993 to honor Scholz, 20-year Tau Beta Pi advisor and associate dean of the UI College of Engineering (1979-1992). Co-sponsors are the UI Tau Beta Pi chapter, Tau Beta Pi alumni and the College of Engineering.
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