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Water in the West

Sustainability Series
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Bruce Huber

  • Professor of Law, Robert & Marion Short Scholar, Notre Dame Law School

Professor Bruce Huber taught for several years in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College before joining the Notre Dame law faculty in 2011. Currently, he teaches and conducts research in areas of environmental, natural resources, property, and energy law. His particular areas of expertise include energy regulation,...

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Blue is the New Green – Ecological Enhancement of Urban Waterfronts and Coastal Infrastructure

Sustainability Series
Friday, May 31, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. HT

Shimrit Perkol-Finkel

  • Co-Founder and CEO, ECOncrete Tech Ltd

With two-thirds of the human population concentrated around coastlines accelerated, coastal development and changes to natural coastlines are inevitable. Over time, natural coastlines undergo severe changes, and in many cases are completely overtaken by industrial facilities, coastal defense measures, and residential properties. These altered coastlines face growing threats from sea-level...

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Free Film Screening: Paris to Pittsburgh

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Film starts at 7:00 p.m.

From coastal cities to America’s heartland, Paris to Pittsburgh celebrates Americans who are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. As climate change grows more deadly and destructive, people aren’t waiting on Washington to act.

Watch the trailer here.

Doug Bland, executive director of

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School of Sustainability Alumni - Community Garden Maintenance & Harvest

School of Sustainability
Saturday, May 11, 2019
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Interested in gardening? Want a way to contribute to your community? Interested in meeting fun, sustainability-oriented people? Then join us for the School of Sustainability Alumni Monthly Community Garden Harvest Day!

Help us give back to the community of Tempe by putting in a couple hours of yard work at...

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The Power of Deliciousness

Future of Food School of Sustainability
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
4:00 - 6:30 p.m. EDT
(1:00 - 3:30 p.m. AZ)

Chef Dan Barber
Kathleen Merrigan

  • Speakers

The Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems welcomes world-renowned chef and author, Dan Barber, for a discussion about the commodification of taste. How can we recapture deliciousness and use it to drive regenerative agriculture? Dan will describe his latest culinary innovations, and he and Kathleen will identify policy initiatives to...

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The Whole Community: Emergency Management, Resilience and Sustainability

Sustainability Series
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Panel: 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
Workshop: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Kristin Baja

  • Climate Resilience Officer, Urban Sustainability Directors Network

Erik Cole

  • Director, Design Studio for Community Solutions at Arizona State University

Barry Hokanson

  • AICP, Consultant for North Carolina recovery from Hurricane Matthew

Braden Kay (Moderator)

  • Director of Sustainability, City of Tempe

Philip Gilbertson (Moderator)

  • PhD student, School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning, ASU

This is the third of three panel-discussions on local emergency management across all phases – preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation. This third panel discusses current and best practices for local government to integrate their emergency management, resiliency and sustainable development efforts across the city and in collaboration with the whole...

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AZ Eco Fashion Week: Fair Trade Student Fashion Show

Sustainability Series
Friday, April 26, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Malak El Jada (Emcee)

  • Undergraduate Student, ASU
  • Co-founder, Fashion Conspiracy Theories

The ASU Sun Devil's for Fair Trade Student Organization presents a Fair Trade Fashion Show!

Featuring Fair Trade brands:
Redemption Market
Gallant International
Global Mamas
Mata Traders
Cause Gear
10,00 Villages
Stick around after the show for your chance to buy the pieces worn in it! Proceeds from the purchased clothes will go to support local...

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MSUS Defenses

Defense School of Sustainability
Friday, April 26, 2019
12:00 p.m.

Kaylin Ayotte

Isabel Burdge

Alessandra "Aly" Stoffo

Tari Wagner

Shantel Wyke

The following students will be presenting their culminating experience projects:

Kaylin Ayotte and Isabel Burdge -- Mindiac: Mindfulness for the Sustainability Professional
Alessandra "Aly" Stoffo -- Eat Well, Live Well: ASU's First Large Event to Celebrate Plant-Based Diets and Sustainability
Tari Wager -- Sustainability Consultation Report: Shepley Bulfinch
Shantel Wyke -- HERO Academy: A...

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Sustainability Storytelling: Short Documentaries from Peter Byck’s Class: 12th Edition

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Friday, April 26, 2019
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Join us for the annual screening of three short films created by students from the School of Sustainability and Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, under the direction of sustainability scientist and director of Carbon Nation, Peter Byck.

This year's films:


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School of Sustainability Internship Poster Session

School of Sustainability
Thursday, April 25, 2019
4:30 - 5:45 p.m.

This event is the celebration and display of some of the incredible work sustainability interns have done this semester. Interns apply their talent and innovative thinking to applied experiences in professional settings including public, private, and educational sectors.

Talk with students while enjoying refreshments, appetizers and desserts.

Some of the...

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MSUS Defenses

School of Sustainability Defense
Thursday, April 25 2019
1:30 p.m.

Tyler Chandler

Lexie Fields-Austin

Anna Harmon

Spencer King

Caitlin Paulus

Jason Tibbetts

Matthew Waldman

The following students will be presenting their culminating experience projects.

Tyler Chandler -- Restaurant Sustainability Program
Lexie Fields-Austin - Engaging with Food Recovery at Devour Culinary Classic
Anna Harmon -- Integrating Agriculture into United States Climate Alliance Member Efforts to Mitigate Climate Change
Spencer King -- Hurricane Resilient Food, Water, and Energy Center for...

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MSUS Defenses

Defense School of Sustainability
Thursday, April 25, 2019
8:30 a.m.

Madison Doyle

David Edward Faught

Kayla Kutter

Kellie Rorex

Samantha Zah

The following students will present the culminating experience projects.

Madison Doyle -- ReEnvision Waste at Salt River Project
David Edward Faught -- Driving Sustainable Behavior in the Office at Arizona State University
Kayla Kutter -- ASU Electric Vehicle Program
Kelli Rorex -- The Bee Business: Determining the Practicality of Marketing Almond Honey for Bee...

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