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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

James Marsh Professor-at-Large: Steve Polasky

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Waterman Memorial Lounge
Description: Steve Polasky, Fester-Lampert Professor of Ecological/Environmental Economics at Univeristy of Minnesota, "The Main Challenges to Mainstreaming Natural Capital," Waterman's Memorial Lounge. Reception immediately following in Waterman Manor.

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Eating Far from Home: Migrant Foodways in VT

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Fleming Museum
Description: Pablo Bose and Teresa Mares speak about their research on food and migration in Vermont, particularly their involvement with two community projects - one that works with refugees on urban farming, and another that works with migrant workers on kitchen gardening. Through this talk, Drs. Bose and Mares will provide a deeper understanding of the connections among food, culture, and migration. Fleming Museum.

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RSENR Graduate Student Research Symposium

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Aiken 103 and 311
Description: 5:00 - 7:00pm in Aiken 103 and 311, followed by a reception in the Aiken solarium.

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Screening: A Place at the Table with Will Raap

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Davis Cent. Sugar Maple Ballroom
Description: A Place at the Table: Documentary and Discussion. Film screening followed by a panel discussion about hunger in America, featuring Will Raap (Gardener's Supply), Roger Doiron (Kitchen Gardeners International), and panelists from local organizations. Sugar Maple Ballroom, Davis Center.

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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Screening of National Geographic's "Battle for the Elephants"

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Ira Allen Chapel
Description: The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and the Wildlife Conservation Society invite you to an in-depth look at the current crisis elephants are facing due to unprecedented poaching. Learn how to become part of the solution to save the species. Please join us for a special screening of National Geographic’s Battle for the Elephants Written, produced, and directed by John Heminway. Ira Allen Chapel. 3:30 pm Doors Open. 4:00 pm Screening. 5:00 pm Solutions Panel Discussion featuring John Heminway, writer and director of this award-winning film; Joshua Ginsberg, Senior Vice President of the Global Conservation Program of WCS;
Laura Neme, local author and international consultant on wildlife and natural resources; and Jame Deutsch, Executive Director of the Africa Program.

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Friday, October 18, 2013

Gund Tea and RSENR Seminar - Steve Polasky

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Jeffords 112
Description: Professor of Ecological Economics, University of Minnesota, Jeffords 112

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Monday, October 21, 2013

Energy Action Seminar: Steve Costello

Time: 4:05 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
Location: 413 Waterman
Description: "Solar City: Green Mountain Power’s Energy Vision for Rutland, VT," Steve Costello, Vice President for Generation and Energy Innovation, Green Mountain Power, 413 Waterman

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

James Marsh Professor-at-Large: Sture Hansson

Time: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Waterman Manor
Description: "Humans, Seals and Cormorants – Competition for Common Fish Resources," Waterman Manor

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Town Hall for Socially Responsible Investing

Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Davis Center Livak Ballroom
Description: Do you know that UVM does not invest in tobacco companies or in landmines? Do you care how UVM invests the endowment and how that affects the world? If so, you have a unique opportunity to have your voice heard at the Town Hall for Socially Responsible Investing in Livak Ballroom in the Davis Center. This is an opportunity to tell the members of the Socially Responsible Investing Advisory Council how you would like to see UVM invest or not invest. It's an opportunity to make a difference. Contact Elizabeth Palchak,, with questions.

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