Events Calendar for rsenr
Thursday, January 23, 2014
MLK Celebration speaker: Julian Bond
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Ira Allen Chapel
Description: Julian Bond, activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, former chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Tickets available free with UVM ID starting January 13 at Davis Center info desk and Waterman Building Registrar's Office kiosk. Event at Ira Allen Chapel.
Monday, January 27, 2014
Geothermal Energy Seminar: Ehsan Ghazanfari
Time: 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Location: 219 Delehanty on Trinity Campus
Description: Prof. Ehsan Ghazanfari
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Vermont
Will present a seminar on:
Geothermal energy: a reliable energy alternative
Delehanty Building (Trinity campus)
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
RSENR Reception for Dean's List Students
Time: 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Aiken Solarium
Description: Aiken Solarium
RSENR Seminar: Earth in Peril - Perspectives from Student Groups
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Aiken 102
Description: Aiken 102
Earth in Peril: Leaders Needed
A Student Perspective on Challenges and Leadership Needs for the 21st Century
Students in NR 199, RSENR Stewards, RSENR RGSA, RSENR SAB
The current life expectancy for a Vermonter is 80 years. Assuming that life expectancies won't increase further, this means that our 18 year old student will live to 2076. Our exercise conscious, local/health food oriented students will probably live closer to the end of the century. What changes will they see in this time period and what prospects do they see for this future?
The goal of this session is to hear students voices about their future. What are the big challenges, how do they feel about this, and what solutions do they want to pursue in their next 60 years?
Come hear their stories...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
UVM Study Abroad Fair
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Davis Center Grand Maple Ballrm.
Description: Spring 2014 Study Abroad Fair, Davis Center Grand Maple Ballroom.
RSENR Farewell to Elise Schadler
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Aiken 311
Description: This Wednesday is Elise's last day with the Rubenstein School, then she will join the Urban & Community Forestry Program fulltime. Congratulations Elise!
Please join us THIS WEDNESDAY for an Elise Send-Off!
Where: Aiken 311, Green Conference Rm.
Bring your lunch and Student Services will provide the sweets.
EcoQuest New Zealand Study Abroad Iinfo Session
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Aiken 311
Description: Thinking of participating in an applied field studies program abroad? Please consider joining Ria Brejaart, EcoQuest Academic Director, Dr. Kim Babbitt, and EcoQuest alumni and staff for an informational session on Wednesday, January 29th, from 5:00pm -6:00pm in Aiken 311-Green Conference Room.
In partnership with the UNH Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, the EcoQuest Education Foundation offers an intensive program of applied field studies in ecology, resource management, and environmental policy. EcoQuest students engage hands-on, in a unique, multidisciplinary, research-oriented program while contributing to New Zealand’s restoration ecology and sustainable resource management initiatives. Students will also take part in sustainable and cooperative living at the EcoQuest Field Centre and learn about New Zealand's rich Maori culture.
The field-oriented delivery happens in a variety of terrestrial and marine ecosystems. Students will travel to many of New Zealand's most majestic environments, which range from sub-tropical forests, to estuaries, to the sub-Antarctic mountains of the Southern Alps. Semester participants have the opportunity to carry out team-oriented, directed-research projects while working closely with a faculty mentor and in association with New Zealand research partners and local communities. EcoQuest has long-term commitments to ecological monitoring of endemic species and ecosystems, as well as projects and initiatives that advance sustainable management of natural resources and habitats.
Social Justice Film: Anomaly
Time: 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: 216 Living Learning Center
Description: The film provides a thought-provoking look at multiracial identity by combining personal narratives with a larger drama of mixed race in American culture. Discussion of themes will immediately follow the film. 216 Living/Learning Center.