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Institute for the Humanities, UIC
701 South Morgan Street, MC 206, Chicago, Illinois 60607
Freshwater Stories Launch Party!
Presented by the UIC Freshwater Lab and UIC Institute for the Humanities
Lecture by Dan Egan, “What Lurks in the Great Lakes? Pipelines, Invasive Species and Other Underwater Perils”
Freshwater Stories is a digital storytelling site focusing on Lake Michigan that addresses infrastructure development, energy generation, waste water, and environmental and social justice to advance the growing movement for a blue economy and Great Lakes Water Belt.
Dan Egan has twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He has won the Oakes Award, the National Headliner Award, and the J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award. A graduate of the Columbia Journalism School, he lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.