COLLEGE PLACE -- Walla Walla University's annual distinguished scholar lecture March 31 will feature William Cronon, a professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The title of his presentation is "Saving Nature in Time: The Environmental Past and the Human Future." Cronon holds doctoral degrees from Yale University and Oxford University. He has been a Rhodes Scholar, Danforth Fellow, Guggenheim Fellow and MacArthur Fellow and has won teaching prizes at Yale and UW-Madison. He has also written two award-winning books and was a consultant on a PBS documentary about U.S. National Parks.
Cronon will speak at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.