Swackhamer to lecture on water Nov. 4

University of Minnesota freshwater expert and environmental chemist Deborah Swackhamer will deliver the university’s annual Ada Comstock Distinguished Women Scholars Lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4. The lecture – on threats facing freshwater resources and achievements the U.S. has made in moving toward sustainability — will be at the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Cowles Auditorium, 301 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis.

Swackhamer, the co-director of the university’s Water Resources Center, will also offer an update on Minnesota’s 25-year plan for a sustainable water future.

This Ada Comstock award honors a University of Minnesota woman faculty member’s exceptional research, scholarship, teaching and leadership contributions via a public lecture.

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