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Sustainability and Renewable Energy: The Backbone of the Next Industrial Revolution

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Kevin Daehnke

  • President, Center for Strategic Policy Innovation
  • Social Impact Entrepreneur
  • Lawyer

Active in the environmental policy and legal arenas for the past 30 years, Kevin Daehnke is a champion of clean renewable energy, the environment, business and philanthropy. Kevin founded and serves as President of the "Center for Strategic Policy Innovation," a nationwide nonprofit entity, where he Chairs the Center's Renewable...

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Food for Thought Series

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Emma Weiss

  • President, The Radicles, Arizona State University

Lisa Ketchum

  • Vice President and Founder, The Radicles, Arizona State University

Melissa Kruse-Peeples

  • Educator, Native Seeds/SEARCH
  • Community Garden Coordinator, Native Health

Gabe Gardner

  • Farm to Table Manager and Executive Chef, Fuerza Local Community Kitchen

Susan Norton

  • Program Manager, University Sustainability Practices

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 ASU’s Tempe, Polytechnic and Downtown campuses, these seminars aim to build a community of students,...

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Indigenous Languages: Future, Present, Past

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. MST

Gilberto Nenquimo

  • Vice President, Waorani Nationality (Nawe)
  • Speaks Wao Terero and Spanish

Elisabeth Swanson

  • Garden Educator, Desert Botanical Garden
  • BS in Geography
  • Speaks Kichwa, English, and Spanish

David Andie

  • Student, Universidad de Especialidades Turísticas, Quito, Ecuador
  • Speaks Kichwa, Spanish, and English

Tod Swanson

  • Professor, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Arizona State University
  • Speaks English, Spanish, and Kichwa

Panelists will share how they navigate the boundaries between Indigenous and non-Indigenous worlds in a multilingual panel discussion with several people from Kichwa and Waorani communities of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Two generations of Indigenous people will speak in a combination of English, Spanish, Kichwa, and Wao Terero about their perspectives...

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School of Sustainability Internship Poster Session

Thursday, December 5, 2019
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 some holiday refreshments and desserts.

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