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Growing Cities

The Earth Week film “Growing Cities” takes you on a trans-American road trip with two, post college friends who begin their journey in Omaha, Nebraska. With joint interests in   sustainability and agriculture, the trip develops with a realization: the American food system is screwed up.

by Frederick Hall '15, Sustainability Outreach Intern

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“Civil Rights, Human Rights, Climate Justice, And Sustainability – Who Will Lead Our Way In The 21st Century?”

The Rubenstein School’s Spring Lecture Series, “Leadership for Sustainability”, wrapped up on April 15th with an intriguing speech from UVM Lecturer Tracey Tsugawa.  The “Leadership for Sustainability” series brought in national and local figures to discuss leadership through a sustainability lens.   Her talk was called “Civil Rights, Human Rights, Climate Justice, and Sustainability – Who Will Lead Our Way In The 21st Century?” and drew many students, faculty, and staff.

by Patrick Mathon '16, LEED Green Associate, Clean Energy Fund Outreach Intern

UVM Students Make Green Pledges During Earth Week

Last week, UVM's Eco-Reps organized a tabling event in the Davis Center to kick start the Follow the Leaf campaign. Influenced by the Rainforest Alliances' Follow the Frog campaign, the Eco-Reps worked with two students, Matt Lipke (director) and Sam Lucci (actor), to produce a short video to promote the Eco-Options label.

As reported by senior Eco-Reps, Teresa DiTore:

by Mieko A. Ozeki, M.S., A.L.M, Sustainability Projects Coordinator

Dye-Vest-In Teach-In

April 25, 2013
Room: 
Davis Center, DC Walkway Toward Bailey/Howe

The group Vermont Student Climate Culture will be providing vests and dye for student to come by and tie-dye their vests and wear them around campus in support of the divest from fossil fuels movement on campus. We will also be joined by state legislator Chris Pearson where he will facilitate a discussion around the idea of divestment.

UVM ID Required: 
No
Admission Fee: 
Free
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Contradance and Localvore Snacks

April 24, 2013
Room: 
Davis Center- Silver Maple Ballroom
Contact(s): 
aaadams@uvm.edu

The Campus Kitchens Project in partnership with Student Life present a contra dance featuring localvore snacks and desserts!

Admission is FREE to students (with UVM ID) and $10 to community members.

Music will be provided by Atlantic Crossing.

Peter Johnson will call.

All are welcome! All dances taught, no partner or experience necessary
Beginners’ session at 6:45 pm.

***Please bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing.**

UVM ID Required: 
No
Admission Fee: 
Free
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The New Economy Series: Rumble in Econ Jungle

April 24, 2013
Room: 
Given Medical Building-Carpenter Auditorium

 

On Wednesday, April 24th from 4-6 pm, the Financing the New Economy track will kick off with a debate between neoclassical and ecological economic schools of thought. The neoclassical team, Professors Arthur Woolf and Bill Gibson, will debate the ecological team, Professors Gary Flomenhoft and Josh Farley. The resolution:

“Economic growth is good for people and the environment”.

UVM ID Required: 
No
Admission Fee: 
Free
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