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Academic Speaker Series


Featured Speaker: Dr. Robert Peoples

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 - "Can We Achieve a Sustainable Future?; The Role of Green Chemistry"


Robert Peoples is Director of the American Chemical Society's Green Chemistry Institute. He has worked for several decades in the carpet industry and has been at the forefront of the establishment of standards and sustainability in the industry. Dr. Peoples served as Sustainability Director for the Carpet & Rug Institute, Executive Director of The Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE), and President of the Environmental Group. He will speak on Can We Achieve a Sustainable Future?; The Role of Green Chemistry on Tuesday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Watkins Auditorium of the Boling University Center. Robert Peoples is also the 2009 Sigma Xi Banquet Speaker.