Gordon Hempton '76 (Population Dynamics)

UW-Green Bay alumnus Hempton fighting for America’s first ‘Quiet Park’

Gordon Hempton ’76 (Population Dynamics) is the founder of a research project attempting to preserve the quietest place in the United States. “A research project believes it has found the quietest spot in the USA at Washington’s Olympic National Park and is now fighting to preserve it — and similar spots around the country — from the threat of encroaching noise pollution. Read the full (and fascinating) story on Lonely Planet.

Video: One Square Inch of Silence, from the documentary “Soundtracker”