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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Re-envision Room 9

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Location: Room 9
Description: Hungry for Change?

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Monday, October 7, 2013

Energy Action Seminar: Central Government and Democracy in Energy Decision Making: China and Vermont

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Location: Waterman 413
Description: Speaking Frederick Weston, Regulatory Assistance Project, Joan White, Gund Institute for Ecologival Economics UVM

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Raptors in the GreenHouse!

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: TBD
Description: Craig Newman from Outreach for Earth Stewardship (OFES) will be bringing birds of prey, such as barred owls, screech owls, red tailed hawks, turkey vultures, ravens and more, into the GreenHouse for a talk about Vermont raptors. He'll have birds on hand. Don't miss this opportunity to sit eye to eye with wild and beautiful raptors!

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Friday, October 11, 2013

Super Crop Mob

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Intervale Conservstion Nursery and Stray Cat Flower Farm
Description: Roll up your sleeves and get ready! This volunteer work party is heading to not one, but two, farms to help them prepare fields for winter and get a leg-up on next season. As if hanging out with really cool farmers wasn’t enough, crop mob volunteers can also earn City Market Member Worker hours! Snacks provided. Please bring work gloves, water and extra layers.
sign-up
Getting there: Meet at Stray Cat Flower Farm in the Intervale at 9:00am. To get there, continue straight down Intervale Road past Gardener’s Supply on your right, past the Intervale Center on your right, and past McNeil Generating Station on your left. Make your first right after McNeil into the Intervale Farmer Complex. Stray Cat Flower Farm is on your right; please park in the parking clearing on the left, leaving a path open for other cars and equipment.

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Gund Tea: StephanieSeguino

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Gund Institute
Description: "Can economic analysis afford to ignore race and gender stratification?"

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Monday, October 14, 2013

Centennial Woods Fieldwalk

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Meet in Room 009
Description: Curious about who your new woodsy neighbors are? Interested in learning your way around UVM's closest-to-campus natural area? Looking for late season flowers? Join Leah Mital-Skiff on a Centennial Woods Field Walk! We will meet in Room 009 and walk to the entrance of Centennial Woods (5 minutes from GreenHouse), learn some tree and plant names and characteristics, and look for signs of the season. Come prepared for any weather that may come our way with good walking shoes, and ready to explore.

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Energy Action Seminar: Transportation: The Elephant in the Room

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Location: Waterman 413
Description: Chapin Spencer, Burlington Dept. of Public Works
Karen Glitman, Vermont Energy Investrment Corporation
Stephanie Kaza, Environmental Program, UVM

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Chasing Ice Movie Showing

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Maple Ballroom Davis Center

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Thursday, October 17, 2013

National Geographic's

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 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 thesolution to save the species. Please join us for a special screening of

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Gasland Screening this Thursday night!!

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 7:01 p.m.
Location: 413 Waterman
Description: Video showing put on by VPIRG and Richard Watts!!

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Friday, October 18, 2013

Gund Tea & RSENR Fall Seminar Series Steve Polasky - "Projected land-use change impacts on ecosystem services in the U.S."

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Gund Institute
Description: Drivers of land-use change can have large impacts on projected land-use with cascading effects on the provision of ecosystem services. We explore the potential effects of projected land-use trends on carbon storage, food and timber production, and wildlife habitat across the contiguous U.S. to 2050. We forecast land-use trends for two baseline economic scenarios and three policy alternatives designed to encourage forest cover, natural landscapes, and reduce urban expansion.

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PowerShift

Time: 6:39 p.m. to 7:39 p.m.
Location: Pittsburgh

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Saturday, October 19, 2013

Full Moon Hike with the Outing Club

Day Event Description:

What better way to hike then by the light of the full moon. Enjoy the moon and stars as you hike up a Vermont peak chosen by your leaders.

** This trip presents an intermediate challenge. Open to newcomers eager to build experience and those with prior activity experience and/or skills.

Contact the Outing Club for more details!

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GreenHouse Hikes

Day Event Description: GreenHouse Residents are invited to have hike adventures. Hosted by the Village Leaders!

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Shelburne Orchard Truck Load Sale

Day Event Description: If you have a truck or know someone who does, this is a great event!

You’ll be able to stock up on carboy special blends, carboy equipment, and apples on the ground as you fill your car for $25, your truck for $50, or oversized truck for $75. We’ll be doing a special blend for Carboy Saturday with the following apples: McIntosh, Liberty, Cameo, Crabapple, Mutsu, Honey Crisp, Cox Orange Pippen, Newtown Pippen, Roxbury Russet, Macoun, Ashmead’s Kernel, and Esopus Spitzenburg. The costs are $36 for 5 gallons and $42 for 6 gallons. (If you have a larger container, please drop it off earlier and we’ll decide on a price.)

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Sunday, October 20, 2013

Camels Hump Hike with the Outing Club

Time: 12:00 a.m. to 12:05 a.m.
Description: contact outside@uvm.edu to join the outing club on this hike

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Monday, October 21, 2013

Energy Action Seminar: Solar City: Green Mountian Power's Energy Vision for Rutland, Vermont

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Location: Waterman 413
Description: Mart Poweel, Green Mountain Power

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

"Humans, Seals and Cormorants – Competition for Common Fish Resources," Waterman Manor, 4:30

Day Event Description: 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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Movie Night in Room 9

Day Event Description: Room 9 has been reserved from 8-10 for a movie screening as a Phase 2 Event! The feature film is TBD. To vote for your "green" movie pick, email it to mlburke@uvm.edu. There will be fall snacks to nibble on. Feel free to bring cozy accommodations (slippers, pillows, blankets, etc) as the chairs are a bit rigid there and the tile floor is too!

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Bike Users Group Grand Opening 8 PM

Day Event Description: BIKE SHOP GRAND OPENING BASH FEAT. SARA LEE///GIVING UP///BIG UPS///ASSBEES

The Bike Users Group (BUG) and Friends+Family team up to bring you the GREATEST NIGHT EVER!!! BUG’s leetle bug hive (aka the Bicycle Education Center) has opened to the public!!! BIKE UP TO BILLINGS AND DANCE WITH US!

Sara Lee (Boston/Maine) //// saralee.bandcamp.com/
Giving Up (Louisville) //// givingup.bandcamp.com/
Big Ups (NY) //// bigups.bandcamp.com/
ASSBEES (BTV)

Suggested donation~~~$5

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Wild and Senic Film Festival at Main Street Landing

Day Event Description: Vermont Natural Resources Council partners with Patagonia and Skirack to present a night environmental activism and adventure films on Thursday, October 24th from 5:30-9 at the Main St Landing Film House. Tickets are available at join.vnrc.org/WSFF or the downtown Patagonia store. WE WILL BE SELLING BANFF TICKETS for the upcoming film festival in January.

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Will Rap, "Explorations in Sustainable Food Systems and Renewable Energy and the Impact of the New Economy"

Day Event Description: In this week's installment of the Fall Seminar Series, we are pleased to bring you Will Rapp, Founder of Gardener's Supply and on the Board of Directors of the New Economics Institute, for his presentation on "Explorations in Sustainable Food Systems and Renewable Energy and the Impact of the New Economy." This week's seminar will be held at 4:15PM on Thursday (10/24) in Aiken 102.

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Food Day: Gallery Tour of EAT: The Social Life of Food

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Fleming Museum
Description: : Join student docent Nicole Bull for a gallery tour of this student-curated exhibition.
Hosted by the Fleming Museum
www.foodday.org

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Food Day Lecture: Will Raap

Time: 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Location: Aiken 102
Description: The founder of Gardener’s Supply will discuss “Sustainable Agriculture and Energy.”
Hosted by the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
www.foodday.org

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Food Day Lecture: Josh Farley on Agricultural Efficiency

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Kalkin 001
Description: Josh Farley of UVM's Community Development and Applied Economics department will speak on how redefining how we measure efficiency in our agricultural could fundamentally shift our food system.
www.foodday.org

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Food Day: Documentary: The Dark Side of Chocolate

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Kalkin 001
Description: Learn about the social consequences of chocolate production and sample fair trade chocolate.
Hosted by Slow Food UVM
www.foodday.org

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Food Day: Tour of the Intervale Center

Time: 10:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Location: The intervale
Description: A first-hand look at the Intervale Center’s innovative programs, including the Intervale Food Hub, Intervale Conservation Nursery greenhouses, and the Intervale farmer complex.
Hosted by the Intervale Center
www.foodday.org

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Food Day: Real Food Tasting

Time: 11:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
Location: Davis Center Atriu,
Description: Sample local, fair and ecologically sound food, meet the people behind the products, and find out where you can get them on campus!
Hosted by University Dining Services and the Real Food Challenge
www.foodday.org

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Friday, October 25, 2013

Gund Tea: Cecilia Danks - TBA

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room
Description: Gund Teas are a weekly event at the Gund Institute. Each week there is a presenter(s) that will spend anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes on their presentation, with the remainder of the time open for discussion amongst the entire group. Open to anyone interested in attending.

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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Colchester Pond Trip with Kat

Day Event Description: Kat's been loving Colchester Pond as a special getaway from the hubbub of Burlington. She'll be hosting a group adventure, complete with van transportation, from 9-12pm. The trip will include a foray at the Pond and a little free writing opportunity.

Contact Kat to RSVP & for details: kdeely@uvm.edu

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Spiny Softshell Turtle Nesting Beach Work Day!!

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: North Hero State Park
Description: **Unfortunately, for this event, transportation will not be provided by GreenHouse**

Join us for an enjoyable and satisfying workday, as we pull up plant growth at Spiny Softshell Turtle nesting beaches, preparing for the turtle egg-laying season next June. Map, Painted, and Snapping Turtles also nest on these beaches. The Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle is a threatened species in Vermont. Department of Fish and Wildlife Biologist Steve Parren has worked for the preservation of this species for many years. Steve will bring some baby Spiny Softshells to show and talk about. Families always welcome.

What to bring: Warm clothes in layers, work gloves, and rain gear, if needed. Bring only short handled tools: a trowel or a hand cultivator. Bring lunch. Bring friends.

Note: 10:00 AM start. Be sure not to get to North Hero State Park (NHSP) much later than 11:00 AM as we may move to other sites when we complete work at NHSP; how soon depends on how many people show up, and how quickly we finish work at North Hero. We may be working until 3:00 or 4:00 PM, but feel free to leave at any time.

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Fall Community Day &Harvest Celebration!

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Goddard College Plainfield
Description: Transportation by GreenHouse unfortunately cannot be provided.
Earth Oven Pizza, Games, Crafts, Pumpkin Carving, FIre-by-Friction, Songs, Wild Food & Tea Tasting, Stories & More!

They will supplt pizza dough, sauce , cheese & earth-oven baking! You bring your favorite toppings, dish to share and your own place setting. Donations are going to be collected but not manadtory a 5 to 15 dollar donation would be nice!

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Sunday, October 27, 2013

Canoe Trip with the Outing Club

Day Event Description:
Experienced paddlers and people who have never paddled before are welcome! This trip can be right for every level of experience. Paddle some of Vermont’s lakes or ponds on this day trip and enjoy the sights. Soak up the warming autumn colors and migration of Canadian geese.

Limit: 9 | Price: $20

Contact the Outing Club for more info

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Indoor Gardening at City Market

Day Event Description:

Indoor Gardening with Peter Burke
Sign Up THROUGH City Market

Sunday, October 27
1:00 – 2:30pm

$5 City Market Members, $10 non-members
Limit: 20

Category: Grow Your Own

This workshop will focus on growing a steady supply of fresh greens with only a cupboard and a windowsill. Ready to harvest in just 7-10 days, these greens are good in fresh salads, stir fries, and more! Peter Burke will demonstrate how to grow the bulk of your salad greens through the winter with sunflower, radish, buckwheat, pea and broccoli shoots used as examples. Everyone will take a planted tray home from class. Peter Burke writes and teaches about organic gardening at The Daily Gardener.

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Energy Action Seminar: Growing Renewables: Policy Tools &Programs

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Location: Waterman 413
Description: Alan Nogee, Formerly Union of Concerned Scientists
David Blittersdorf, AllEarth Renewables

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Re-Thinking the System: Energy Activism

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Ira Allen Chapel
Description: Tim DeChristopher, Energy Activist, Bidder 70 film

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Joel Glanzberg Talk

Day Event Description: Designing processes rather than structures
4-5 PM in MultiPurpose Room of GreenHouse

Traditional design focuses on designing structures, from bridges to buildings,
organizations, to artwork. Nature creates structures through processing:
all bodies are built through the metabolic processes they enable. To
imitate nature in our design this change in focus is essential.

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Rubenstein Fall Fest

Day Event Description:
When: Tuesday, October 29th
Time: 11:00am to 2:30pm
Where: Aiken Solarium

Come celebrate fall with our wonderful Rubenstein community. Stop by for some apple cider (please bring your own mug), cider donuts, and other snacks and learn about some of our exciting upcoming events as well as a new campaign that we are launching.

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Friday, November 1, 2013

Miriam Nelson Talk- Advancing Public Health through Sustainable Change

Day Event Description: Calendar Event
Burack Lecture Series - Miriam Nelson
Nov 1, 2013
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Davis Center 401 (Silver Maple Room)

"Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Prevention: Advancing Public health Through Sustainable Change" Miriam Nelson, PhD, Professor of Nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Co-Founder of ChildObesity180 at Tufts University.

Reception immediately following in the Livak Fireplace Lounge. For more information call: Ann Martin (802)- 656-5485.

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Gund Tea: Brendan Fisher - TBA

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room
Description: Gund Teas are a weekly event at the Gund Institute. Each week there is a presenter(s) that will spend anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes on their presentation, with the remainder of the time open for discussion amongst the entire group. Open to anyone interested in attending.

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Downtown Clean Up

Time: 4:26 p.m. to 5:26 p.m.
Description: More information shortly so stay tuned

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Saturday, November 2, 2013

Tad and Erick Design "Smash"

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Room 9
Description: Painting room 9, Reorganizing, Creating and Transforming!!

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Sunday, November 3, 2013

Tad and Erick Design "Smash"

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Room 9
Description: Painting room 9, Reorganizing, Creating and Transforming!!

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Monday, November 4, 2013

Energy Action Seminar: Energy Justice: Powering the World's Poor

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Location: Waterman 413
Description: Lakshman Guruswamy, University of Colorado Law School
Michael Dworkin, Vermont Law School

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Power Shift Panel Discussion Tonight

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UHS Multipurpose room
Description: Tonight from 7-9 in the Multipurpose room there will be a
discussion/panel session with a few students who attended PowerShift, a
youth climate activist conference that took place in Pittsburgh, PA a
few weeks ago. I would encourage anyone who is curious about PowerShift,
and wants to discuss environmental activism and how we can bring that
energy from Powershift back here to UVM! This is a totally student organized and facilitated event. This "counts" as a GreenHouse Sponsored Event for NR 15. And there will be PIZZA!! Hope to see you there!

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Thursday, November 7, 2013

"We Still Live Here" Film at Noon

Day Event Location: , November 7 12:00 PM\n 4th Floor, A Short Drive, Chittenden B
Description: We Still Live Here – Âs Nutayuneân
A remarkable story of cultural revival by the Wampanoag of Southeastern Massachusetts. Their ancestors ensured the survival of the Pilgrims in New England, and lived to regret it. Now they are saying loud and clear in their Native tongue, Âs Nutayuneân—We Still Live Here. [Run time: 60 minutes]

Thursday, November 7 12:00 PM
LOCATION: 4th Floor, A Short Drive, Chittenden Bank Room, Davis Center, In Town, On Campus
PRICE: FREE
EVENT CONTACT:
Brandon Meyers, bcmeyers@uvm.edu, 802-656-2060
CLUB/ORG: Student Life
INTERESTS: Diversity & Awareness, Film, Food, FREE, Theatre & the Arts, UVM Signature Events
UVM SIGNATURE EVENT: Native & Indigenous Heritage Month

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Clayton Thomas-Müller, Indigenous Environmental Movement, 7 PM

Day Event Location: n Ira Allen Chapel, On Campus\nPRICE: FREE\nINTERESTS: FREE, S
Description: image of Clayton Thomas Muller
Thursday, November 7 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Ira Allen Chapel, On Campus
PRICE: FREE
INTERESTS: FREE, Speaker
Clayton Thomas-Müller, Indigenous Environmental Movement, to
give a lecture on Indigenous Cultures and Environmental

Movements today on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 7 p.m

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OPEN MIC NIGHT!!!

Time: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Location: UHS Lobby
Description: GreenHouse sponsored event!!

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Women in the Middle East

Time: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Livak Ballroom in UVM’s Davis Center
Description: Reform regarding women in the middle east.

For more details: learn.uvm.edu/?Page=news&storyID=17116&category=ucommall

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Friday, November 8, 2013

Gund Tea: Richard Donovan - TBA

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room
Description: Gund Teas are a weekly event at the Gund Institute. Each week there is a presenter(s) that will spend anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes on their presentation, with the remainder of the time open for discussion amongst the entire group. Open to anyone interested in attending.

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Monday, November 11, 2013

Energy Action Seminar: California: On the Front Lines of Renewable Policy

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Location: Waterman 413
Description: David Hochschild, California Energy Commission
Chris Recchia, Vermont Public Service Department

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Thursday, November 14, 2013

ThanksGIVING and Give Back Event: Dunner Music and Celebration

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: UHS Lobby
Description: BYO; cups, plates, and silverware

NR 15: Phase 3 Launch
NR16: Seminar Commemoration

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Friday, November 15, 2013



Gund Tea: Val Luzadis - TBA


Gund Tea: Val Luzadis - TB

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room
Description: Gund Teas are a weekly event at the Gund Institute. Each week there is a presenter(s) that will spend anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes on their presentation, with the remainder of the time open for discussion amongst the entire group. Open to anyone interested in attending.

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Monday, November 18, 2013

Energy Action Seminar: Paths to Change: Entrepreneurs, Activistsand Political Leaders

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Location: Waterman 413
Description: Tony Klein, Vermont House of Representatives
Beth Sachs, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
Duane Peterson, SunCommon
Liz Edsell, Vermont Public Interest Research Group

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