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Debating the Anthropocene

Sustainability Series
Thursday, January 25, 2018
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

John McNeill

  • Professor of History and University Professor,
  • Georgetown University

J.R. McNeill is an environmental historian at Georgetown University and currently President-elect of the American Historical Association. He is also a member of the Anthropocene Working Group of the International Union of the Geological Sciences. His latest book, co-authored with Peter Engelke, is The Great Acceleration:...

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Housing for Inclusive and Equitable Cities

Wrigley Lecture Series
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Pre-reception at 5:15 p.m.
Event 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Jonathon Reckford

  • CEO of Habitat for Humanity International

Jonathon Reckford is currently the CEO of Habitat for Humanity International. He has spent much of his career in the for-profit sector before accepting his dream job at Habitat for Humanity. Deeply committed to helping the world’s poor, Reckford was named the most influential nonprofit leader in America in...

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School of Sustainability Community Garden Maintenance & Harvest

School of Sustainability
Saturday, December 9, 2017
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Interested in gardening? Want a way to contribute to your community? Interested in meeting fun, sustainability-oriented people? Then join us for the School of Sustainability Monthly Community Garden Harvest Day!

Feel free to drop by during any part of the timeframe. You do not need to be there the entire...

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Plug-Load Energy Study Lunch-and-Learn

School of Sustainability
Thursday, December 7, 2017
1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Michael Herod

  • Faculty Associate, Master of Sustainability Leadership

Habib Azarabadi, Sarah Collins, Morgan Hayes, Zachary Jeffers, Rebecca Knezek, Devon Rood, Kristian Santana, Nicholas Smart

  • Students

Join us during this Lunch-and-Learn as the SOS 498 Energy Efficiency at ASU class presents the final results of this innovative study, looking at plug-load energy usage in Wrigley Hall and the Student Services Building, using GOEFER innovative technology that analyzes energy use of electronics. The students will detail the...

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US-Palestine Green Futures Exchange Studio Exhibition

School of Sustainability
Thursday, December 7, 2017
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Steven Tepper

  • Dean, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

The School of Design and School of Sustainability cordially invite you to join a day of presentations and interactions on the topics of green building and sustainability through a humanitarian lens. This fall, the Class of 2018 Senior Architecture Design Studio has been focused on an international collaboration between students...

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Cinema Politica Free Film Screening: Dolores

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Doors at 6:00 p.m.
Film at 6:30 p.m. (note earlier time)

Dolores is the story of Dolores Huerta, the equal co-founder of the United Farm Workers' union and activist for racial, gender, and labor justice alongside Cesar Chavez. This film explores the physical harm and personal sacrifice experienced in devoting one's life to social change and celebrates one of the...

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Cultures Under Water: Climate Impacts on Tribal Cultural Heritage Conference

Sustainability@ASU Conferences
Wednesday-Friday, December 6-8, 2017

This conference is free for ASU faculty, staff and students.

Extreme weather and climate events have increased over the past 50 years and Indigenous peoples are among the most vulnerable to the adverse effects because they are often inextricably tied to their land. As a result, climate change not only...

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Sustainability Storytelling: Short Documentaries from Peter Byck’s Class: 9th Edition

Friday, December 1, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join us on the Downtown Phoenix campus for the screening of four short films created by students from the School of Sustainability and Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, under the direction of sustainability scientist and director of Carbon Nation, Peter Byck....

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Sustainability Storytelling: Short Documentaries from Peter Byck’s Class: 9th Edition

Friday, December 1, 2017
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Join us for the screening of four short films created by students from the School of Sustainability and Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, under the direction of Sustainability Scientist and director of Carbon Nation, Peter Byck.

The theme for this semester's films is...

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School of Sustainability Internship Poster Session

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Thursday, November 30, 2017
4:30 - 5:45 p.m.

This event is the celebration and display of some of the incredible work sustainability interns have done this semester. Interns apply their talent and innovative thinking to applied experiences in professional settings including public, private, and educational sectors.

Talk with students while enjoying refreshments, appetizers and desserts.

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Fall 2017 School of Sustainability Student Showcase

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Thursday, November 30 - Friday, December 1
Please refer to above event listings for exact times and locations.

Students in the School of Sustainability will be showcasing what they have been learning and working on. Please join us as Wrigley Hall opens its doors to highlight student research, projects, coursework, and internships during the Fall 2017 semester.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Project Cities Student Presentations
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ASU Project Cities and City of Apache Junction Fall 2017 End-of-Semester Showcase

Sustainability@ASU School of Sustainability
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
1:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Join ASU students, faculty, and Apache Junction staff for the Fall 2017 End-of-Semester Project Showcase!

Student and class research findings on four city projects will be highlighted.

  • Understanding Homelessness
  • Off-leash Dog Park
  • Positively Apache Junction
  • Sustainability and Solid Waste

1:00pm - 1:30pm: Networking
1:30pm - 5:00pm: Student Presentations
5:00pm - 5:30pm: Design Studio's AJ...

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Optimizing Urban Irrigation Schemes for the Trade-off between Energy and Water Consumption

Sustainability@ASU Global Drylands Center
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Zhihua Wang

  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment

Irrigation of green spaces in cities helps to reduce thermal stress and building energy consumption in hot seasons, but requires an intricate balance between energy and water resource usage. In this study, a cutting-edge urban canopy model is applied to assess the impact of a variety of controlled irrigation schemes...

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Sustainable in Stilettos: A Conscious Conversation in Sustainable Living

Sustainability Series
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Tracey Martin

  • Sustainability Strategist; Transformational Coach; Author

Tracey Martin empowers others to demand healthy approaches to food, fashion, and beauty. She also works with industry leaders on incorporating non-toxic manufacturing alternatives into their day-to-day practices. Her environmentally friendly accessory line, Threads of Evolution works with local artisans using plant-based dyes and a cruelty-free manufacturing process.

Martin will discuss...

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