The University will host a one-day conference, “Ethics and the Columbia River Treaty: Righting Historic Wrongs,” on Saturday, October 24, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Buckley Center Auditorium. Attendees will reflect on the impact of the dam-building era on the Columbia Basin. Discussion will take place on ways to modernize the Columbia River Treaty and seek to establish a water ethic as foundational for resolving international water conflicts.
UP sponsors include the environmental studies program, the Garaventa Center, McNerney-Hanson Chair in Ethics, Molter Chair in Science, and Sweo Chair in Engineering. To attend, please contact Belgin Inan, environmental studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 8342 as soon as possible.