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Spring 2019 School of Sustainability Student Showcase

School of Sustainability
Monday, April 22 - Friday, April 26

Students in the School of Sustainability will be showcasing culminating experience projects during the bi-annual Student Showcase. Please join us as Wrigley Hall opens its doors to highlight student research, projects, coursework, and internships from the Spring 2019 semester.

Monday, April 22
Costa Rica GIE Student Presentation
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Wrigley...

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Free Film Screening: Right to Harm

Sustainability Series
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Film begins at 7:00 p.m.

From the filmmakers of SUSTAINABLE, the new documentary RIGHT TO HARM tells the riveting stories of five rural communities, exposing the devastating public health impacts that factory farming has on many disadvantaged citizens across the United States.

Click here to view the trailer.

The film's...

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Project Cities Spring 2019 Student Showcase

School of Sustainability
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

ASU students and faculty, as well as staff and leadership from the cities of Glendale and Apache Junction, are invited to join us for the Project Cities 2019 Spring Semester Showcase! Students from five classes across the university will present research findings, and recommendations on three designated city projects:

  • Fleet...

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Innovation + Circular Fashion Business Solutions Workshop

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Amanda Jordan

  • Program Coordinator, RISN Incubator

Alicia Marseille

  • Director, RISN Incubator

Kelly Saunders

  • Program Manager, Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service

Fast-fashion is at the root of a large portion of global industrial pollution, but entrepreneurial organizations have responded by changing the way we think about and express our sense of style.

In this workshop, the Resource Innovation and Solutions Network (RISN) Incubator team will discuss the incubator and the...

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AZ ECO Fashion Week: Panel Discussion

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Colin Tetreault

  • Principal, S2 Consulting, LLC
  • Chair of Environmental Quality and Sustainability Commission, City of Phoenix

Jessica Kosak

  • Technical Development Manager of Clothing, Footwear, and Textiles, The Sustainability Consortium

Marianna Milkis-Edwards

  • Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, StyleHacks

Anthony Roide

  • Former Director of Innovation at Intel

Laura Tanzer (Moderator)

  • Sustainable Fashion Designer, Laura Tanzer Designs

Join us for an expert panel discussion on sustainability issues and solutions in the fashion and textile related industries.

This event is a part of Arizona Eco Fashion Week, from April 22-27, where sustainable Arizona fashion brands and experts will unite for a week of education, engagement and entertainment...

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MSUS Defenses

Defense School of Sustainability
Thursday, April 25, 2019
8:30 a.m.

Aric A. Burks

Madison Doyle

David Edward Faught

Kayla Kutter

Kellie Rorex

The following students will present the culminating experience projects.

Aric A. Burks -- An Alternative Perception of Transoceanic Submarine Cables: An Assessment of Impacts and Dependencies
Madison Doyle -- ReEnvision Waste at Salt River Project
David Edward Faught -- Driving Sustainable Behavior in the Office at Arizona State University
Kayla Kutter -- ASU Electric...

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MSUS Defenses

School of Sustainability Defense
Thursday, April 25 2019
1:30 p.m.

Tyler Chandler

Lexie Fields-Austin

Anna Harmon

Spencer King

Caitlin Paulus

Jason Tibbetts

Matthew Waldman

The following students will be presenting their culminating experience projects.

Tyler Chandler -- Restaurant Sustainability Program
Lexie Fields-Austin - Engaging with Food Recovery at Devour Culinary Classic
Anna Harmon -- Integrating Agriculture into United States Climate Alliance Member Efforts to Mitigate Climate Change
Spencer King -- Hurricane Resilient Food, Water, and Energy Center for...

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School of Sustainability Internship Poster Session

School of Sustainability
Thursday, April 25, 2019
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.

Some of the...

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Sustainability Storytelling: Short Documentaries from Peter Byck’s Class: 12th Edition

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Friday, April 26, 2019
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Join us for the annual screening of three 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.

This year's films:

Lowercase...

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Sustainability Storytelling: Short Documentaries from Peter Byck’s Class: 12th Edition, Downtown Phoenix

Sustainability@ASU
Friday, April 26, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join us for the annual screening of three 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.

This year's films:

Lowercase...

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MSUS Defenses

Defense School of Sustainability
Friday, April 26, 2019
12:00 p.m.

Kaylin Ayotte

Isabell Burdge

Alessandra "Aly" Stoffo

Tari Wagner

Shantel Wyke

Samantha Zah

The following students will be presenting their culminating experience projects:

Kaylin Ayotte and Isabel Burdge -- Mindability: Mindfulness for the Sustainability Professional
Alessandra "Aly" Stoffo -- Eat Well, Live Well: ASU's First Large Event to Celebrate Plant-Based Diets and Sustainability
Tari Wager -- Sustainability Consultation Report: Shepley Bulfinch
Shantel Wyke -- HERO Academy: A...

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AZ Eco Fashion Week: Fair Trade Student Fashion Show

Sustainability Series
Friday, April 26, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

The ASU Sun Devil's for Fair Trade Student Organization presents a Fair Trade Fashion Show!

Featuring Fair Trade brands:
Redemption Market
Gallant International
Global Mamas
Mata Traders
Loomstate
Cause Gear
10,00 Villages
Stick around after the show for your chance to buy the pieces worn in it! Proceeds from the purchased clothes will go to support local...

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The Whole Community: Emergency Management, Resilience and Sustainability

Sustainability Series
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Panel: 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
Workshop: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Kristin Baja

  • Climate Resilience Officer, Urban Sustainability Directors Network

Erik Cole

  • Director, Design Studio for Community Solutions at Arizona State University

Barry Hokanson

  • AICP, Consultant for North Carolina recovery from Hurricane Matthew

Braden Kay (Moderator)

  • Director of Sustainability, City of Tempe

Philip Gilbertson (Moderator)

  • PhD student, School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning, ASU

This is the third of three panel-discussions on local emergency management across all phases – preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation. This third panel discusses current and best practices for local government to integrate their emergency management, resiliency and sustainable development efforts across the city and in collaboration with the whole...

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The Power of Deliciousness

Future of Food School of Sustainability
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
4:00 - 6:30 p.m. EDT
(1:00 - 3:30 p.m. AZ)

Chef Dan Barber
Kathleen Merrigan

  • Speakers

The Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems welcomes world-renowned chef and author, Dan Barber, for a discussion about the commodification of taste. How can we recapture deliciousness and use it to drive regenerative agriculture? Dan will describe his latest culinary innovations, and he and Kathleen will identify policy initiatives to...

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