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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The mission of the Farmers Market @ASU Tempe is to promote sustainability, healthy eating and green living practices among our students, faculty and staff by providing educational opportunities and convenient access to a variety of locally grown and produced foods through a learning-living partnership with Arizona farmers and artisans. On...

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Sustainability@ASU

At Arizona State University we have an Earth Month celebration! There are many different events occurring on all of the Arizona State University campuses...

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Sustainability@ASU
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Celebrate Earth Day 2015 by helping to restore walking and hiking trails on "A" Mountain...

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Wrigley Lecture Series

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
5:00 p.m., Wrigley Lecture
Reception to follow

Jeffrey D. Sachs

  • Director of The Earth Institute
  • Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development
  • Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University

Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned economics professor, leader in sustainable development, best-selling author, and syndicated columnist. He is special adviser to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Millennium Development Goals, director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, as well as cofounder/director of the Millennium Villages Project. Over...

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Sustainability Series

Joanna Nadeau

Thursday, April 23, 2015
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Joanna Nadeau

  • Director of Community Programs, Audubon International

In this talk, Nadeau, along with Sal Celona, Coordinator of Living Green in the Verdes, offer up Rio Verde, Arizona as an example of Audubon International’s approach to working with communities on incorporating sustainability into all aspects of life...

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Sustainability@ASU

Nancy Grimm

Joyce Coffee

Tom Seager

Charles Redman

Friday, April 24, 2015
1:15 - 2:45 p.m., EDT
10:15 - 11:45 a.m., MST (AZ)

Nancy Grimm

  • Moderator, Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability and Professor, School of Life Sciences, ASU

Joyce Coffee

  • Managing Director of the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN)

Tom Seager

  • Lincoln Fellow of Ethics and Sustainability and Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, ASU

Charles Redman

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability and Professor, School of Sustainability, ASU

This is the first webinar in the Along the Urban Path three-part webinar series, a collaborative effort between Arizona State University's School of Sustainability and The Security and Sustainability Forum...

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Wrigley Lecture Series

Dr. M. Sanjayan

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
5:00 - 6:00 p.m., Reception
6:00 p.m., Wrigley lecture

Dr. M. Sanjayan

  • Executive V.P. and Senior Scientist
  • Conservation International

Dr. M. Sanjayan is a conservation scientist, writer, and Emmy-nominated news contributor focused on the role of conservation in improving human well-being, wildlife, and the environment. His distinguished scientific work has been published in the journals Science, Nature, and Conservation Biology. The National Geographic Society recently selected Sanjayan for its...

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Sustainability@ASU

Join us as Wrigley Hall opens its doors for a showcase of learning...

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Conferences

May 4-6, 2015

The aging of farmers – in the US and globally – has been identified as one of the major structural and policy challenges facing the future of food security. As the older generation retires, are the Millennials willing and ready to take over the food security challenges? The imminent process...

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Sustainability@ASU

Monday, May 4, 2015
Doors open 6:30 p.m.
Showtime 7:00 p.m.

The 14-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central LA is the largest of its kind in the US. Started as a form of healing after the devastating LA riots in 1992, the South Central Farmers are creating a miracle in one of the country’s most blighted neighborhoods:...

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Other

Daniel Etsy

Friday, May 8, 2015
8:00 a.m.-5:45 p.m.
Reception follows

Daniel Etsy

  • Director of the Yale Center for Environmental law and Policy, Yale Law School

The inaugural keynote address will be given by Professor Daniel Etsy, Director of the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy at Yale Law School...

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Past Events

Defense

Andrew Berardy

Monday, April 20, 2015
2:00 p.m.

Andrew Berardy

Andrew Berardy will defend his PhD dissertation Finding the Future of Food: Sustainable Consumption Lessons for and from Veganism. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited.

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Other
Friday-Sunday, April 17-19, 2015
Various times (see schedule)

Arizona State University’s Human Rights Film Festival (HRFF) explores human rights issues though film, as well as to honor filmmakers who share a vision of a more just world through awareness and action. During its five-year history, the HRFF has highlighted a diversity of human rights themes, both domestic and...

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Conferences

Gabriel Devenyi

Rachel Schwartz

Saturday-Sunday, April 18-19, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(Sign-in, coffee and bagels: 8:30 a.m.)

Gabriel Devenyi

  • Lead Instructor

Rachel Schwartz

  • ASU Instructor

Software Carpentry's mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will...

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Sustainability Series

Paul Shapiro

Thursday, April 16, 2015
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Paul Shapiro

  • Vice President of Farm Animal Protection, The Humane Society of the US

Paul Shapiro is at the forefront of successful legislative and corporate campaigns to improve the plight of farm animals. Paul is a nationally recognized authority on farm animal welfare and animal advocacy, working with lawmakers and major food retailers alike to implement reforms. He has also published dozens of...

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Sustainability After School

Joshua Abbott

Sonja Klinsky

George Basile

Thursday, April 16, 2015
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Joshua Abbott

  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability

Sonja Klinsky

  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability

George Basile

  • Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability

Thinking about applying to graduate school, but not sure how to get started? Come learn more about the process and timeline, and discuss your questions with a panel of graduate students and faculty in the School of Sustainability...

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Defense

Booyoung Kim

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
2:00 p.m.

Booyoung Kim

Booyoung Kim will defend his MA thesis Analysis of Alfalfa Production in the Water-Stressed US West: Using Dynamic Land-Use Change Model. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited.

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Biodiversity

Harry Greene

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Reception 4:30 p.m.
Talk 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Harry Greene

  • Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University

Almost ten years ago a group of us published papers in Nature and American Naturalist that proposed partially restoring the lost North American Pleistocene megafauna with conspecifics or closely related proxies for tortoises, cheetah, elephants, and other species. In this seminar I will summarize our initiative and the subsequent response...

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Defense

David Yu

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
12:00 p.m.

David Yu

David Yu will defend his PhD dissertation Robustness of Social-Ecological Systems under Global Change: Insights from Community Irrigation and Forestry Systems. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited.

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Sustainability@ASU

Joshua Newell

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Joshua Newell

  • Assistant Professor, School of Natural Resources & Environment, University of Michigan

A broadly trained human-environment geographer, Newell’s research focuses on questions related to urban sustainability, resource consumption, and environmental and social justice. Newell’s current research can be divided into two primary areas of interest: Urban Infrastructure and Form and Urban Consumption and Commodities. His research approach is often multi-scalar and integrative...

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School of Sustainability
Saturday, April 11, 2015
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

To celebrate Earth Month, come join the School of Sustainability alumni chapter board, students, and other alumni for a beautiful morning of gardening maintenance at the Escalante Community Garden...

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