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Sustainability related events @ ASU.

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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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
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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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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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Wild Freedom: The Border and Its Environmental Impact

Biodiversity Outcomes Sustainability@ASU
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Samantha Lloyd

  • Videographer

Sergio Avila-Villegas

  • Wildlife Biologist

Jan Schipper

  • Phoenix Zoo

Join videographer and producer Samantha Lloyd for a screening of the documentary-short Wildlife Freedom: The Border and Its Environmental Impact. The screening will be followed by a discussion of the environmental impacts of policies governing the Mexico-US border with Samantha Lloyd, Jan Schipper, and Sergio Avila-Villegas. Moderated by Andrew Maynard.

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

Sustainability@ASU
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
6:00 - 7:15 p.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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School of Sustainability Community Garden Maintenance & Harvest

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Saturday, November 11, 2017
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 Monthly Community Garden Harvest Day!

Feel free to drop by during any part of the timeframe. You do not need to be there the entire...

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Resource Resiliency for National Security in a Changing Environment

Sustainability@ASU
Thursday, November 9, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Lieutenant General Norman Seip

  • US Air Force (ret)

The Honorable Sharon E. Burke

  • Senior Advisor, International Security Program and Resource Security Program at New America

Nadya Bliss

  • Director, Global Security Initiative, Arizona State University

Gary Dirks

  • Director, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University

Wesley Herche

  • Global Security Initiative at Arizona State University

Join us for a discussion with Lieutenant General Norman Seip USAF (Ret.), and our distinguished panel of experts on how energy security and climate resiliency impacts our national and global security, why this matters to the military, and why this should matter to the business community and citizens in Arizona.

The...

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Free Film Screening: Tidewater

Sustainability@ASU
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.
Film Starts at 7:00 p.m.

Tidewater explores the challenge of sea level rise in the tidewater region of Virginia and North Carolina, encompassing Hampton Roads, arguably the region whose vulnerability most affects our overall national security. Tidewater will highlight the innovative whole-of-government problem-solving model being pioneered by local leaders.

Following the film we will have...

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