John Muir event draws 120 attendees

Congratulations to the David A. Cofrin Library staff and the faculty members who presented mini-lectures on the legacy of John Muir. More than 120 people attended the event including students, faculty and staff, but also a large number of community members. Also participating — the local chapter of the Sierra Club and author Robert Root, who was on hand to sign copies of his new book “Walking on Common Ground.” Archives and Area Research Center displayed original letters of Muir along with a first edition of his work. Muir’s work impacted history, ecology, psychology and conservation.


Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges, David Voelker, Vicki Medland, and Michael Draney

John Muir mini-lecture presenters

Michael Draney
Professor, Biology

Vicki Medland
Associate Director, Cofrin Center for Biodiversity

David Voelker
Associate Professor of Humanities and History

Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges
Professor Human Development and Psychology

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