Research scientist John Moore, a 1953 Ohio Wesleyan University graduate, will receive an honorary doctor of science degree when he returns to campus Oct. 5.

Research scientist John Moore, a 1953 Ohio Wesleyan University graduate, will receive an honorary doctor of science degree when he returns to campus Oct. 5.

Moore, who has more than 50 years of experience as a scientist, teacher, technical adviser and senior hydrologist, will receive the honorary degree from OWU president Rock Jones at 4 p.m. in Room 163 of the Conrades Science Center, 90 S. Henry St.

Following the ceremony will be Moore's lecture, "My Experiences as a Hydrologist at Ohio Wesleyan, the University of Illinois, U.S. Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Geological Survey."