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Swimming Upstream: How to Reduce Homelessness in Tempe's Emerging Urban Setting

Sustainability Series
July 27, 2011
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
(lunch will be served)

David V. Summers

  • Senior Pastor, Tempe United Methodist Church

Kim Van Nimwegen

  • Director, Urban Outreach

Urban Outreach, a program of the Tempe First United Methodist Church, provides vital support services to homeless and working poor people of Tempe with the goal of helping them move from crisis to stability. They offer food, shelter, showers, medical, mental and spiritual resources, as well as coordinating care with...

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Urban Heat Island Teacher Workshop

July 6-8, 2011 8:30-4:30
September 24, 2011 8:30-4:30

Linking Science, Society, and Technology

Thanks for your interest, this workshop is full.

Living in the desert has always been a challenge for organisms, including people. There is too little water and, in most cases, too much heat. As Phoenix has grown, the natural environment has been transformed from native desert vegetation into structures built...

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Talking Sustainability with American Public Media's Marketplace

Sustainability Series
Thursday, June 16, 2011
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (lunch served)

Join Marketplace correspondents and reporters as they discuss the role of mainstream and social media in communicating sustainability challenges and solutions.

  • David Brancaccio, Senior Correspondent
  • Scott Tong, Correspondent
  • Adriene Hill, Reporter
  • Eve Troeh, Reporter
  • Moderated by Rob Melnick, Executive Dean,
    Global Institute of Sustainability

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Sustainability Series: 10 X 5 Sustainability Showcase

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, April 20
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Event video

Join us for strawberry shortcake and 10 fast-paced talks by School of Sustainability students, alumni, faculty, and members of the community. Speakers will only take 5 minutes to highlight their sustainability story, focused on sustainable solutions in a local, national, and global context.


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    Recycling Realities: ASU's Quest for Zero Solid Waste

    Sustainability Series
    April 19, 2011
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    Dawn Ratcliffe

    • Past ASU Recycling Coordinator

    Alana Levine

    • ASU Recycling Program Manager

    For the last 16 years, Dawn Ratcliffe has worked and volunteered in the sustainability and animal-advocacy fields. She has organized several Earth Day events, recycling events, and nonprofit fundraisers. She has also promoted veganism via tabling, leafleting, speaking engagements, and restaurant outreach. This will be Dawn's last ASU recycling talk...

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