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Soverel to deliver lecture on 'Energy and Climate Change'

November 5, 2007

CONTACT: David Skidmore, 515-271-3843, david.skidmore@drake.edu;

Lisa Lacher, 515-271-3119, lisa.lacher@drake.edu

Environment and energy expert Peter Soverel will deliver a free, public lecture on "Energy and Climate Change," at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, in room 101 in Olin Hall, 27th Street and Forest Ave.

Soverel is the CEO and President of The Wild Salmon Center based in Washington state. He served as White House chief of staff for the special counsel to President Ronald Reagan on Iran-Contra and special assistant to Secretary of Defense Harold Brown. A retired U.S. Navy captain, Soverel taught strategy at the U.S. Naval War College, and is the recipient of the Silver Star for exceptional valor during combat.

Soverel's lecture is part of a series on "America's Role in the World" and is sponsored by Drake's Center for Global Citizenship and the Drake Humanities Center.

The lecture series will continue throughout the fall semester. For more information about the upcoming lectures, call 515-271-3119 or visit the Web site.