13
June
2016
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03:00
America/Tegucigalpa

Environmental justice advocate receives honorary degree

Jerome Nriagu inspires graduands with the "40/60 rule" that took him from a small village in Nigeria to the global forefront of environmental science.

By NEWS STAFF

“Life can be unpredictable, but there is an African saying that where you are born is not as important as how you choose to live.” —Jerome Nriagu


Watch the ceremony

(Honorary degree conferral begins at 26:45)


Read Jerome Nriagu's full convocation address