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IU Northwest alumni group encourages ‘Lifelong Learning’ during seminar April 10

Lee Botts, Great Lakes environmentalist, to discuss upcoming documentary

Thursday Mar 14, 2013

The Indiana University Alumni Association – Northwest is here to help you achieve your learning objectives and goals through “Lifelong Learning” seminars open to the general community, as well as to IU Northwest students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Wednesday, April 10: The Shifting Sands of Northwest Indiana

5:30 p.m. Check-in

6:00 p.m. Presentation

John W. Anderson Library Conference Center, Room 105ABC

Lee Botts, Great Lakes environmentalist, will showcase a portion of her soon-to-be-released documentary, “The Shifting Sands of Northwest Indiana.”  This documentary will center on the cultural, ecological and economical changes happening in Northwest Indiana over the past half-century. Botts, who has worked for more than 30 years both inside and outside the government to address crucial national environmental problems, particularly in Northwest Indiana, will host a discussion about the changes highlighted in the documentary. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. 

For more information, or to reserve your seat, contact the IU Northwest Office of Alumni Relations at (219) 980-6769 or

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