UW-Stevens Point: Activist Ralph Nader to visit UWSP

Environmental, consumer and political activist Ralph Nader will give a public lecture at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Tuesday, April 19.

His presentation, “Going Green: Getting It to the Bottom Line,” will be held at 6 p.m. in the Laird Room of the Dreyfus University Center. Sponsored by the UWSP Student Government Association, admission is $10 for community members and free to UWSP students and employees with an ID.

Nader has filled many roles, including that of attorney, author, lecturer, activist and four-time candidate for president of the United States, having run as a candidate for the Green Party 1996 and 2000 and as an independent candidate in 2004 and 2008.

He has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Americans in the Twentieth Century by Time Magazine, having founded many organizations and having his efforts instrumental in enacting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, Consumer Product Safety Commission and Safe Drinking Water Act.

A Connecticut native, he earned a bachelor’s degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs at Princeton University and a law degree from Harvard Law School.

Contact: SGA Environmental and Sustainability Issues Director, 715-346-4592.