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Case Critical Series: The Future of Autonomous Vehicles

Case Critical
Friday, March 30, 2018
8:30 a.m.: Networking Breakfast
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.: Panel Discussion

Thad Miller

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society

David King

  • Assistant Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning

Lina Karam

  • Professor and Computer Engineering Chair, School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering

Arizona (and Tempe) has been on the cutting edge of autonomous vehicle technology, with companies feverishly promoting and testing their products. In light of this week’s fatal Uber accident in Tempe, opposition to driverless cars -- ranging from possible software malfunction to a general distrust of robot-esque vehicles, has escalated...

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The Way Forward: Arizona's Renewable Energy Transition

Sustainability Series
Friday, April 6, 2018
9:30 a.m. Breakfast and Networking
10:00 - 11:15 a.m. Panel Discussion

Andy Tobin

  • Program Manager, School of Public Service and Community Solutions, ASU
  • Arizona Corporation Comissioner

Paul Hirt

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, ASU Wrigley Institute
  • Professor, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, ASU
  • Board Member, Salt River Project

Kris Mayes

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, ASU Wrigley Institute
  • Professor of Practice, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, ASU
  • Co-Director, Energy Policy Innovation Council
  • Director, Utility of the Future Center

Maren Mahoney

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, ASU Wrigley Institute
  • Program Manager, Energy Policy Innovation Council

Mahesh Morjaria

  • Vice President, PV Systems, First Solar

Join sustainability scientists, a current and former Arizona Corporation Commissioner, and a board member from the Salt River Project, and an engineer for a robust discussion on the future of renewable energy in Arizona.

A light breakfast will be provided.

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"A" Mountain Restoration

Saturday, April 7, 2018
8:30 a.m. (Check-in)
9:00 - 11:30 a.m. (Work)
11:30 a.m. (Lunch)

Celebrate Earth Day 2018 by helping to restore walking and hiking trails on "A" Mountain, Tempe's only preserve. Let's walk the talk and give back to the Mountain we love too well!

Where to Meet: Hayden Butte Park Preserve, just north of Tempe Mission Palms. Muffins and coffee will be...

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Free Film Screening: Saving Snow

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Film starts at 7:00 p.m.

Across the country, people who depend on winter for their livelihoods are feeling the heat. On the sidelines of ski and snowboard slopes, an epic struggle to reverse rising temperatures is unfolding. Ski towns and the snow sports industry are paving the way towards a clean energy future.

Joining us...

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Cinema Politica Free Film Screening: Angry Inuk

Sustainability Series
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Doors open 5:30 p.m.
Film starts at 6:00 p.m.

Seal hunting, a critical part of Inuit life, has been controversial for a long time. Now, a new generation of Inuit, armed with social media and their own sense of humor and justice, are challenging the anti-sealing groups and bringing their own voices into the conversation. Director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril joins...

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School of Sustainability Student Showcase Spring 2018

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Monday, April 23, 2018 - Friday, April 27, 2018
Please refer to the above schedule for specific days and times.

Students in the School of Sustainability will be showcasing culminating experience projects during the bi-annual SOS Student Showcase. Please join us as Wrigley Hall opens its doors to highlight student research, projects, coursework, and internships from the Spring 2018 semester.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
School of Sustainability Study Abroad Cuba...

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Cuba: Unlocked and on the Edge of Rapid Transitions - Student Reflection

School of Sustainability
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

School of Sustainability students spent their Spring Break traveling to Cuba to learn about Cuban culture and explore the framework of a circular economy. They visited organic gardens, a coffee plantation and Fusterlandia, and as well as spent a day volunteering in the Mariano neighborhood. Join us as our students...

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School of Sustainability Internship Poster Session

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Thursday, April 26, 2018
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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Sustainability and the Business of Fashion: A Conversation with Students

Sustainability Series
Friday, April 27, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Tracey Martin

  • Sustainability Strategist; Author, Sustainable in Stilettos

Are you an ecologically minded student with a flair for fashion?
Do you wonder where your clothes are made and how?
Do you hate the idea of sweatshops and believe that people who make our clothing should be treated better?

Join a community of experts, designers, and students around Arizona for a...

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