She was the commencement speaker at Beloit College in 1992 because of her international work as an environmentalist and social activist. She talked about environmental issues ranging from global warming and ozone depletion to tropical deforestation.
John Kerry's stop in Beloit will be the second in southern Wisconsin next week. He holds a rally in Milwaukee on Monday. After Beloit, he heads for northeast Iowa.
Kerry kicked off his coast-to-coast bus tour today in Boston. He'll travel through 21 states in the next two weeks.