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Sustainability Events

Underwater FantaSea Exhibition

Biodiversity Outcomes
Friday, February 12-Sunday, May 29, 2016
Hours for the exhibit:
Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Join the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes at the i.d.e.a. Museum in Mesa for an Underwater FantaSea this spring!

Celebrate the oceans by diving into this exhibit, curated by Barry Sparkman, featuring approximately 60 thought-provoking artworks by 14 different artists working in a wide range of media such as painting, sculpture, textile...

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Free Film Screening: In the Path of Resistance

Sustainability@ASU
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Doors open 6:30 p.m.
Film begins at 7:00 p.m.

In The Path of Resistance explores the front-line communities living along the proposed route of the Keystone XL Pipeline and their fight to stop the project. They begin by trying to stop TransCanada and end up starting a movement.

Post film discussion will be led by filmmaker Alex Leff.


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Spring 2016 MSUS Culminating Experience Presentations

Defense
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Anna Bettis

Christopher Robinson

The following MSUS students will be making their culminating experience presentations:

Anna Bettis
Applied Project: Collaborative Governance of Rivers and Uplands: A Verde Valley Case Study

Christopher Robinson
Applied Project: Examining the Business Case and Models for Sustainable Multifunctional Landscaping Enterprises in the Phoenix Metro Area

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DCDC Water/Climate Briefing: Sustainability Transitions for Urban Water Systems in the Colorado River Basin

Decision Center for a Desert City
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Arnim Wiek

  • IPA 4 Co-Lead, Associate Professor School of Sustainability

Michael Schoon

  • IPA 4 Co-Lead, Assistant Professor School of Sustainability

Marilyn DeRosa

  • Deputy Public Works, Director City of Tempe Water Utilities

Kevin Moran

  • Senior Director, Water Program, Environmental Defense Fund

Dave White

  • Moderator and Director, Decision Center for a Desert City

Enhancing the Capacity of Cities

The Decision Center for a Desert City (DCDC) at ASU is entering its third phase of use-inspired sustainability science on decision making under climatic, biophysical, and societal uncertainties. DCDC III research will be carried out in four Integrated Project Areas (IPA). In this briefing, the...

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Spring 2016 MSUS Culminating Experience Presentations

Defense
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Katie Peige

Suzanne Jumper

Erin Pulford

The following MSUS students will be making their culminating experience presentations:

Katie Peige
Applied Project: Mapping Sustainability Risk: Measuring Water and Climate Risk for AMD

Suzanne Jumper
Applied Project: Water and Quality of Life: A Comparative Case Study Analysis Between American and Guatemalan Neighborhoods

Erin Pulford
Applied Project: Understanding the Relationships Between Water Quality, Recreational...

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Smithsonian Science in the Tropics

Sustainability Series Biodiversity Outcomes
Monday, April 25, 2016
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Matthew Larsen

  • Director, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Matthew Larsen earned a bachelor's degree in geology from Antioch College and PhD in geography at the University of Colorado in Boulder. From 2010 to 2014, Larsen served the U.S. Geological Survey as the Associate Director for Climate and Land-Use Change. Larsen has 80+ publications in the fields of natural...

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Community Space and Well Being

Sustainability@ASU
Saturday, April 23, 2016
9:00 a.m.

Scott Cloutier

  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability

Scott will lead the class through a series of thought provoking exercises on community and exploring our place in the spaces we occupy. Scott and one of his students will also share what they have discovered about community well-being from his applied research on neighborhood development and happiness.This is a...

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Earth Day Panel: The Mathematics of Conservation and Sustainability

Biodiversity Outcomes
Friday, April 22, 2016
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Join us as several ASU faculty, including Leah Gerber, Director of the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, discuss their interdisciplinary research at the intersection of the fields of applied mathematics, conservation ecology, and sustainability. We encourage a discussion between the audience and our panel members to facilitate an exchange of ideas...

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