Carolyn Caine
Institute for Policy & Social Research

KU Center for Environmental Policy to host conversation with EPA Region 7 Office

Wed, 01/25/2023

LAWRENCE — Join the KU Center for Environmental Policy, part of the Institute for Policy & Social Research at the University of Kansas, for a moderated conversation on climate change and environmental justice with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 7. The event will take place at 3 p.m. Jan. 30 at The Forum in Marvin Hall.

“The visit by Regional Administrator Meg McCollister to the KU Lawrence campus offers a great opportunity for the EPA Region 7 and KU to collectively engage the pressing matters of climate change and environmental justice in ways that will facilitate future research collaborations on these topics,” said Dietrich Earnhart, professor of economics and director of the Center for Environmental Policy.

The conversation will center on the topics of climate change and environmental justice, both concerns of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

“When our organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding last year, we made a commitment to identify mutually beneficial research projects, share employment and internship opportunities, and collaborate in forums like these. I look forward to many more of these types of valuable engagements. As a KU alum, I always welcome opportunities to talk to students here about our top priorities at EPA Region 7,” said McCollister.

This event is supported by The Commons and the School of Architecture & Design.

All participants are welcome. For accommodations, contact For questions, contact

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