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Regulation and Human Health: An IWU Alum’s Experience at the EPA

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Former Illinois Wesleyan University student Joe Daniels will speak at 7pm on Monday, February 5 at IWU in State Farm Hall Room 102. 

Joe Daniels ’13, Risk Manager for the Office of Pesticide Programs in the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is returning to campus and will talk about the EPA and his work there, including a recent mission with FEMA doing hurricane relief work in Puerto Rico. Based in Washington DC, Joe’s responsibilities in his role as Risk Manager for EPA include reviewing microbial pesticide labels to ensure they adhere to current federal regulations. He acts as a liaison between EPA’s science teams and companies when any scientific study is submitted to support what is on the labels. Additionally he works on several interdisciplinary teams within the Office of Pesticide Programs related to pesticide labeling. 

An IWU alum, Joe majored in Environmental Studies (International Environmental Sustainability) and minored in Anthropology. He is also a returned Peace Corps Volunteer, having served in Nicaragua for 27 months post graduation from IWU. This event is free and open to all at IWU and the public. Sponsored by the IWU Environmental Studies Program.

Details

Date:
February 5
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm