Fossil Fuel Activist Alex Epstein to Deliver Pair of Lectures at Texas Tech University

Epstein, a well-known author and humanist, will speak to groups from the Rawls College of Business and School of Law.

Alex Epstein

Alex Epstein

WHAT: Widely regarded author, humanist and fossil fuel activist Alex Epstein will speak to groups from two of Texas Tech University’s colleges on Tuesday.

President and founder of the Center for Industrial Progress, he will speak as part of the Energy Law Lecture Series at the School of Law. Later Tuesday, he will be the guest speaker for the Jerome Schuetzeberg Distinguished Lectureship sponsored by the Rawls College of Business and the Area of Energy, Economics and Law.

WHEN: School of Law, Noon Tuesday (Feb. 23)

Rawls College of Business, 6 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 23)

WHERE: School of Law, Lanier Auditorium, 1802 Hartford Ave.

Rawls College of Business, McCoy Atrium, 703 Flint Ave.

WHO: The lecture at the School of Law can be seen via a live webcast. Law students who attend will receive one hour of Texas CLE credit.

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CONTACT:  Trevor Bell, communications manager, Communications and Marketing, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-4651 or

Texas Tech School of Law

The Texas Tech School of Law is a leader among Texas law schools with a 16-year average pass rate of 90 percent on the State Bar Exam.

A small student body, a diverse faculty and a low student-faculty ratio (15.3:1) promotes learning and encourages interaction between students and professors.


Rawls College of Business

The Rawls College of Business accounts for about 25 percent of Texas Tech graduates.

The college has a full-time teaching staff of roughly 100 in seven academic areas: accounting; energy, economics and law; finance; health organization management; information systems and quantitative sciences; management; and marketing.

The college offers an accredited weekend MBA for Working Professionals program.

Dedicated to connecting students, alumni and employers, the Career Management Center assists Rawls College students with their transition to the world-of-work, and supplies prospective employers with top-notch candidates, ready to make an immediate contribution.

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