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Global Drylands Center Director Osvaldo Sala Speaks at "In the Green Room"

Global Drylands Center Sustainability@ASU
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.MST

Osvaldo Sala

  • Director, Global Drylands Center

Director Sala is visiting, “In the Green Room”, a radio show dedicated to inspire and engage everyone towards a more sustainable way of living. Dr. Sala will be talking about the Global Drylands Center and how it will become a world leading institution in discovery and education working towards a...

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Sustainable in Stilettos: A Conscious Conversation in Sustainable Living

Sustainability Series
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Tracey Martin

  • Sustainability Strategist; Transformational Coach; Author

Tracey Martin empowers others to demand healthy approaches to food, fashion, and beauty. She also works with industry leaders on incorporating non-toxic manufacturing alternatives into their day-to-day practices. Her environmentally friendly accessory line, Threads of Evolution works with local artisans using plant-based dyes and a cruelty-free manufacturing process.

Martin will discuss...

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Optimizing Urban Irrigation Schemes for the Trade-off between Energy and Water Consumption

Sustainability@ASU Global Drylands Center
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Zhihua Wang

  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment

Irrigation of green spaces in cities helps to reduce thermal stress and building energy consumption in hot seasons, but requires an intricate balance between energy and water resource usage. In this study, a cutting-edge urban canopy model is applied to assess the impact of a variety of controlled irrigation schemes...

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ASU Project Cities and City of Apache Junction Fall 2017 End-of-Semester Showcase

Sustainability@ASU School of Sustainability
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
1:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Join ASU students, faculty, and Apache Junction staff for the Fall 2017 End-of-Semester Project Showcase!

Student and class research findings on four city projects will be highlighted.

  • Understanding Homelessness
  • Off-leash Dog Park
  • Positively Apache Junction
  • Sustainability and Solid Waste

1:00pm - 1:30pm: Networking
1:30pm - 5:00pm: Student Presentations
5:00pm - 5:30pm: Design Studio's AJ...

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Fall 2017 School of Sustainability Student Showcase

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Thursday, November 30 - Friday, December 1
Please refer to above event listings for exact times and locations.

Students in the School of Sustainability will be showcasing what they have been learning and working on. Please join us as Wrigley Hall opens its doors to highlight student research, projects, coursework, and internships during the Fall 2017 semester.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Project Cities Student Presentations
Join ASU...

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School of Sustainability Internship Poster Session

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Thursday, November 30, 2017
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.

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Sustainability Storytelling: Short Documentaries from Peter Byck’s Class: 9th Edition

Sustainability@ASU
Friday, December 1, 2017
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Join us for the screening of four 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.

The theme for this semester's films is...

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Sustainability Storytelling: Short Documentaries from Peter Byck’s Class: 9th Edition

Sustainability@ASU
Friday, December 1, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join us on the Downtown Phoenix campus for the screening of four 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....

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Cultures Under Water: Climate Impacts on Tribal Cultural Heritage Conference

Sustainability@ASU Conferences
Wednesday-Friday, December 6-8, 2017

This conference is free for ASU faculty, staff and students.

Extreme weather and climate events have increased over the past 50 years and Indigenous peoples are among the most vulnerable to the adverse effects because they are often inextricably tied to their land. As a result, climate change not only...

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Free Film Screening: Dolores

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Doors at 6:00 p.m.
Film at 6:30 p.m. (note earlier time)

Dolores is the story of Dolores Huerta, the equal co-founder of the United Farm Workers' union and activist for racial, gender, and labor justice alongside Cesar Chavez. This film explores the physical harm and personal sacrifice experienced in devoting one's life to social change and celebrates one of the...

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Fall Dialogue Series: Allies for the Anthropocene

PlanetWorks

Gary Dirks

  • Director, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • August 31, 2017

Nancy B. Grimm

Ellen B. Stechel

Steve Desch

A monthly conversation about thriving in the Anthropocene, featuring innovative thought leaders from ASU and beyond,

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US-Palestine Green Futures Exchange Studio Exhibition

School of Sustainability
Thursday, December 7, 2017
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Steven Tepper

  • Dean, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Chris Boone

  • Dean, School of Sustainability

The School of Design and School of Sustainability cordially invite you to join a day of presentations and interactions on the topics of green building and sustainability through a humanitarian lens. This fall, the Class of 2018 Senior Architecture Design Studio has been focused on an international collaboration between students...

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Allies for the Anthropocene: Arctic Ice Management

PlanetWorks
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Refreshments from 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Dialogue from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Steven Desch

  • Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University

The Fall Dialogue Series is a monthly conversation about thriving in the Anthropocene, featuring innovative thought leaders from ASU and beyond.

Steve Desch is a professor of astrophysics in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. His research focuses on developing models of star and planet formation,...

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CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium

Central Arizona-Phoenix LTER
Friday, January 5, 2018
8:30 a.m. -Registration
9:00 a.m. -Event Begins
5:00 p.m. -Event Ends, CAPpy Hour @ Papago Brewing

Weiqi Zhou

  • Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Program (CAP LTER) will be holding its 20th Annual Poster Symposium and All Scientists Meeting at ASU's SkySong facility in Scottsdale. Weiqi Zhou, Professor in the State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, at the Chinese Academy of...

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Urban Garden Tour: Creating a Sustainable Urban Garden without a Soil Footprint

Sustainability@ASU
Saturday, November 18, 2017
10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

The Desert Marigold School is located on a beautiful, 12-acre campus at the foot of South Mountain. Their biodynamic garden, protected nature pond, and resident farm animals give substance to the school's commitment to sustainability as an intrinsic part of their curriculum. Christie Martin, Linda Roessler, and Sara Marie Wall...

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