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Webinar: Climate Solutions for Arizona

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Jennifer Richter, Moderator

  • School for the Future of Innovation in Society, School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University

Join us via Zoom for a robust Earth Month discussion on what Arizona needs to do in the next 10 years to set the stage for creating a low-carbon economy and solve climate change. This special event is part of the nationwide event, Solve Climate by 2030, sponsored...

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Digital Strategies in Education: Evidence from the Field

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST

Mary Jane Parmentier

  • Clinical Associate Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, ASU

Faheem Hussain

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, ASU

Are you interested in learning more about innovative digital initiatives transforming education in underserved and under-resourced areas of the world? Wondering how digital education might be relevant to your work?

The global pandemic has made digital technology in education more important than it ever has been before. In this USAID Digi-Know...

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MS Defense: Eric LoPrete

Thursday, April 9, 2020
9:00 a.m.

Eric LoPrete

  • MS Student

Eric LoPrete will defend his scientific paper Perceived Barriers and Benefits to Using Recycled Drop-off Points in Asunción, Paraguay. Faculty, students and the general public are invited.

Attend through Zoom (meeting ID: 374 970 8134).

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PhD Defense: Bing-Bing Zhou

Thursday, April 9, 2020
2:00 p.m.

Bing-Bing Zhou

  • PhD Candidate

Bing-Bing Zhou will defend his dissertation Scientific Foundations and Problem-Driven Case Studies of Landscape Sustainability: Sustainability of Human-Environment Systems Through the Lens of the Landscape. Faculty, students and the general public are invited.

Attend through Zoom (meeting ID 626 516 486).

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PhD Defense: Tamsin Foucrier

Thursday, April 16, 2020
10:00 a.m.

Tamsin Foucrier

  • PhD Candidate

Tamsin Foucrier will defend her dissertation Training Future Entrepreneurs -- Developing and Assessing Sustainability Competencies in Entrepreneurship Education. Faculty, students and the general public are invited.

Attend via Zoom (meeting ID: 358 644 666).

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*POSTPONED* Earth Day at 50: Reflections of an Environmentalist

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
8:30 a.m.: Networking Breakfast
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.: Lecture

Paul Hirt

  • Professor of History, Arizona State University
  • Senior Sustainability Scholar

This event is postponed, new details TBA.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, join environmental historian Paul Hirt as he takes a look back through the history of the environmental movement.

Hirt came to ASU in 2004 but has lived in Arizona for three decades. In both...

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*POSTPONED* Comic Relief: Laughter and Storytelling to Help Solve the Climate Crisis

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Reception: 5:30 p.m.
Robert Mac: 6:30 p.m.
Panel: 7:00 p.m.

Robert Mac

  • Stand-Up Comic

Are you prepared to laugh in the face of climate change?

Comedy holds a fun-house mirror up to society to get people to enjoy life from a new—sometimes absurd—perspective. Comedian Robert Mac will help you to see climate change in an entirely new, fun light.

Following Robert, a panel...

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*POSTPONED* Life in the Treetops: Adventures of a Woman in the Field of Biology

Thursday, April 30, 2020
5:00 p.m.: Reception
5:30 p.m.: Talk begins
6:45 p.m.: Public reception

Meg Lowman, "CanopyMeg"

  • Director, TREE Foundation
  • National Geographic Explorer
  • Earthwatch Science Advisor
  • Rachel Carson Fellow, Ludwig Maximilian Universitat, Germany
  • Research Professor, Universiti Sains, Malaysia

*This event is postponed until further notice - stay tuned for event updates*

ASU's Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with Wrigley Speaker Meg Lowman. Referred to as "the real-life Lorax" by National Geographic, she has dedicated three decades...

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