Lecture to Address Nebraska's Role in Pipeline Debate


Ben Gotschall, energy director for Bold Nebraska will discuss Nebraska’s role in the Keystone XL Pipeline debate at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum lecture.

His lecture, “Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: Nebraska’s Role in the Keystone XL Pipeline Debate & A Clean Energy Future,” will be held Wednesday, October 9 at 7 p.m. in Olin A Lecture Hall.

Gotschall was born and raised on a cattle ranch in the Sandhills of southwest Holt County, Nebraska. Although most of his occupations have been agricultural, he has also published a full-length book of poetry and taught college English.

He continues to maintain a connection to the Sandhills, running his own cattle business and helping his family manage the ranch.

Gotschall is a 2003 graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Olin A Lecture Hall is located one block east of 50th Street & St. Paul Ave.

The lecture is free and open to the public.