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Global Futures Special Seminar: Convergence Science, Big Ideas and Emerging Research Opportunities in the Geosciences at NSF

Global Futures Laboratory
Thursday, April 18, 2019
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. (Session 1)
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. (Session 2)

William Easterling

  • Assistant Director of Geosciences, National Science Foundation

In this talk, Easterling will describe how NSF, together with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), are the primary US federal agencies promoting fundamental, curiosity-driven research. Encouragement by the research community, the public and its elected leaders has led to the expansion of the NSF mission to support research that...

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Global Futures Special Session: A Conversation with NSF Assistant Director, William Easterling

Global Futures Laboratory
Thursday, April 18, 2019
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

William Easterling

  • Assistant Director of Geosciences, National Science Foundation

This special event provides an important opportunity for early career faculty, postdocs, and PhD candidates to learn more about the National Science Foundation (NSF). Hear directly from NSF Assistant Director William Easterling (Directorate of Geosciences, GEO) about upcoming opportunities and how your research proposal ideas fit into NSF initiatives. Note...

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BA/BS Barrett Honors Defense

School of Sustainability Defense
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Alex Baker

  • Barrett Honors and W. P. Carey School of Business Student

Jessica O'Malley

  • Barrett Honors and W. P. Carey School of Business Student

Alex Baker and Jessica O'Malley will present their thesis Impact and Feasibility Pedestrianization Proposals of Mill Ave and the Downtown Tempe Area. Faculty, students and the general public are invited.

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Career Webinar: What's Hot (and NOT) in the Sustainability Jobs Market

Sustainability After School School of Sustainability
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. AZ (MST)

Shannon Houde

  • Walk of Life Consulting’s Career Coach

This workshop has hit capacity and is now closed. All inquiries regarding attendance should be sent to

This workshop will help you develop a strong understanding of the evolving sustainability jobs markets globally, led by recruiter and career coach, Shannon Houde who runs Walk...

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School of Sustainability Alumni - Community Garden Maintenance & Harvest

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Saturday, April 13, 2019
9:00 - 11:00 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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Capacity-Building Workshops for Cities: Preserving Existing Affordable Housing

Thursday, April 11, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Sally Schwenn

  • Arizona Market President, Gorman & Company, LLC

Stephanie Brewer

  • Deputy Director, Newtown Community Development Corporation

Join us for the third of four workshops on creating and preserving affordable and workforce housing in your city. Led by Silvia Urrutia, co-founder of the Arizona Housing Alliance, this high-level, interactive series brings together public and private entities to discuss challenges, highlight best practices, encourage innovation, and disseminate vital...

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Free Film Screening: A Prayer for Compassion

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
Film begins at 2:00 p.m.

This moving film follows Thomas Jackson's journey across the U.S., as well as to the UN Climate Change Conference in Morocco and India, as he draws upon a wealth of religious traditions to understand how we can lessen the effects of climate change through compassion.

View the trailer here...

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