On Tuesday, April 9, Dr. Jane Goodall, considered to be the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, will be coming to Gonzaga University as part of Gonzaga’s Presidential Speaker Series at 7 pm in the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, Dr. Goodall will describe the world of the Gombe chimpanzees, identify current threats facing the planet, and recognize successful community-centered conservation and development programs all over the world.
Dr. Goodall has received many honors for her environmental and humanitarian work. She was named a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in a ceremony held in Buckingham Palace in 2004. Dr. Goodall is also the former president of Advocates for Animals, an organization that campaigns against the use of animals in medical research, zoos, farming and sport.
Tickets are available at a student rate of $15 and can be purchased on campus at the McCarthey Athletic Center, through any TicketsWest outlet, and online at http://www.gonzaga.edu/goodall.
By E.J. Spangler