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Food for Thought Series

Friday, October 18, 2019
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Arianne Cease

  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability

Marty Anderies

  • Professor, School of Sustainability and School of Human Evolution and Social Change

Chuan Liao

  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability

Food for Thought is a monthly interactive seminar series organized by students from the Tempe student Food Group and the Polytech Radicles club and sponsored by the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems. Hosted at Arizona State University’s Tempe, Polytechnic and Downtown campuses, these seminars aim to build a community...

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Hugh Hanson Seminar: Valuation of Marine Wildlife in the Galapagos Islands

Thursday, October 24, 2019
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Susana Cárdenas Díaz

  • Director, Institute of Applied Ecology
  • Professor, College of Biology and Environmental Sciences, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador

The conservation of marine endangered species represents an ecosystem service in the Galapagos Islands. In this talk, Professor Cárdenas will discuss stated preference data from a survey of tourists in the Galapagos National Park and its Marine Reserve, to investigate their willingness to pay for the recovery of two marine...

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Agents of Change: Futures of Hope, Futures of Concern

Thursday, October 24, 2019
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Friday, October 25, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

A Planetary Management Series Symposium

Agents of Change brings together scientists and scholars to discuss ways in which thinking about human agency is central to addressing environmental and other challenges that lie ahead. Panels, posters, a keynote lecture and installations on issues as diverse as ethics, food, water, migration, labor, emotion,...

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Faculty Cross Talk: Arts, Design and Sport

Thursday, October 31, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Ariane Middel

  • Assistant Professor, School of Arts, Media and Engineering

The Global Sport Institute with the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts host the next Faculty Cross Talk: Arts, Design and Sport. We invite faculty, graduate students, and other interested scholars and practitioners to meet and exchange ideas relevant to sport research and projects. Hear Ariane Middel, assistant professor...

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Size Matters: Advancing Small-Scale, Sustainable Development

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
12:00 - 5:00 p.m.

John Gilderbloom

  • Professor of Planning, Public Administration, Urban Affairs and Public Health, University of Louisville

Join us for a half-day seminar featuring expert panels, case studies, and keynote speaker John Gilderbloom, followed by a networking mixer.

This gathering will provide students and professionals with a holistic perspective on sustainable housing, as industry experts and scholars highlight the benefits, design components, and future direction of...

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Free Film Screening: Death by Design

Wednesday, November 13. 2019
Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.
Film Begins at 7:00 p.m.

The film Death by Design unveils the secrets of our digital addiction through an investigation of the underbelly of the electronics industry, revealing how even the smallest devices have harmful environmental and health costs. From secretive factories in China, to a ravaged New York community to the high tech corridors...

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Why Most Vegans Are Ex-Vegans

Thursday, November 14, 2019
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

  • Bestselling Author, Podcaster, and Cultural Commentator

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau’s compassionate living philosophy is propelling plant-based eating into the mainstream and forever changing how we regard animals. A recognized expert and thought leader on the culinary, social, ethical, and practical aspects of living compassionately and healthfully, her newest book, The Joyful Vegan: How to...

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Why Most Vegans Are Ex-Vegans

Thursday, November 14, 2019
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

  • Bestselling Author, Podcaster, and Cultural Commentator

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau’s compassionate living philosophy is propelling plant-based eating into the mainstream and forever changing how we regard animals. A recognized expert and thought leader on the culinary, social, ethical, and practical aspects of living compassionately and healthfully, her newest book, The Joyful Vegan: How to...

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RISE Conference 2019: Transforming University Engagement in the Pre- and Post-Disaster Environments: Lessons from Puerto Rico

Monday-Wednesday, November 18-20, 2019

About: Hurricane María was one of the worst and most deadly disasters in Puerto Rico’s history resulting in nearly 3,000 deaths and $90 billion of economic loss. In the months following María, universities and colleges nationwide traveled to Puerto Rico to pursue humanitarian relief, quick response research, service learning, and...

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Sustainability Solutions Festival

February 1-22, 2020

The Sustainability Solutions Festival convenes the planet’s top sustainability events and organizations for the month of February to discover and explore how we can individually and collectively reimagine our lives and our planet. With foundational partners including GreenBiz and The Sustainability Consortium, the Sustainability Solutions Festival offers a wide array...

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Arctic Science Summer Week 2020

March 27 - 2 April, 2020

In 1999, the International Arctic Science Committee initiated the Arctic Science Summit Week to provide opportunities for coordination, cooperation and collaboration between the various scientific organizations involved in Arctic research. The summit has evolved into the most important annual gathering of the Arctic research organization. The Summit will be hosted...

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