MARQUETTE – Author Paul Loeb, who has spent 30 years researching citizen responsibility and empowerment, will give a free public presentation as part of his visit to Northern Michigan University as the 2005 Leader in Residence. He will discuss “Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in a Cynical Time” at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in Jamrich Hall room 104.

          Loeb is the author of five books. The most recent, The Impossible Will Take a Little While, won the Nautilus Award for best social change book of 2004.

          Loeb attended Stanford University and New York’s New School for Social Research. He has spoken at more than 300 colleges and universities, including Yale, Columbia and Harvard. 

         He will also address NMU faculty and students during his visit Oct. 4-5. Loeb’s activities are sponsored by the Student Leader Fellowship Program and the student activities and leadership programs office.

          For more information, call 227-1771.

Prepared By
Miriam Moeller and Kristi Evans
News Director