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Sustainability Showcase Series

Posted: August 24, 2018

Fridays,12-1:30 PM, HUB Robeson Center

The Council of Sustainable Leaders will be hosting weekly Sustainability Showcases this fall, aimed at making connections between faculty scholarship, individuals personal and professional curiosity and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - broadening involvement in the discourse surrounding sustainability. This year, the theme for the showcase series is: What is your "Big Idea" that will advance Sustainability in the 21st century?

  • August 31, 2018 - HUB 233 A/B - Dr. Michael Mann - College of Earth & Mineral Sciences - Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate Change
  • September 7, 2018 - HUB 233 A/B - Dan Murphy, Borough Councilman | Director, SOTP - Beyond Icebreakers and Crosswalks: Retaining People, Talent and Potential
  • September 14, 2018 - HUB 134 - Monica & Duke Gastiger Owners, RE Farm Cafe - RE Farm Cafe: A Farm to Fork Journey Embracing Living Systems
  • September 21, 2018 - HUB 233 A/B - Dr. Karen Winterich, Smeal College of Business - From Disposable to Reusable (and Sustainable)
  • September 28, 2018 - HUB 134 - Dr. Maya K. van Rossum, Executive Director, Delaware River Keepers - The Green Amendment: Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment
  • October 5, 2018 - HUB 233 A/B - Dr. Richard Alley, College of Earth & Mineral Sciences - Get Rich and Save the World... Or Else
  • October 12, 2018 - HUB 233 A/B - Dr. Erin Kitt-Lewis, College of Nursing - Take Back Penn State: Responsible Disposal of Unwanted or Expired Medications
  • October 19, 2018 - HUB 134 - Dr. Alan Robock, Department of Environment Sciences, Rutgers University - Geoengineering: Not a Solution to Global Warming
  • October 26, 2018 - HUB 233 A/B - Dr. Jonathan Brockopp, College of Liberal Arts - Climate Change is an Ethical Issue
  • November 9, 2018 - HUB 132 (Flex Theater) - Dr. Chris Uhl, Eberly College of Science - Awaken 101: Finding Meaning and Purpose in College and Beyond
  • November 30, 2018 - HUB 233 A/B - Stephen Gabauer, Co-founder, Underdogs United - Underdogs United Global Jersey Exchange: Engaging Athletes in Addressing Water Issues

If able, please feel free to bring your lunch, but to ensure all interested can attend, 100 complimentary meals (vegan options available) will be provided to attendees who RSVP in advance.  To RSVP, please visit PennStateCSL.com/Showcases-2018