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Sustainability Symposium

  • 28 Mar 2013
  • 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • ELC Forum 10 a.m and Vaughan Literature Building 100: Leanne Freas Trout Auditorium
Bucknell University Sustainability Symposium: Envisioning a Sustainable University.
The goals of the symposium are to include, inform, and envision:
- Include the entire campus in a discussion about sustainability.
 - Inform everyone about initiatives taking place currently.
- Envision a more sustainable future for the campus.
All events are free and open to the public. Students are encouraged to attend.
Schedule of events:
From 10 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
-- Panel presentations and discussions featuring Bucknell faculty and staff.
Location: ELC Forum 10 a.m.
-- Concept: What is "sustainability," and how does this concept apply to Bucknell?
11 a.m. -- Campus: How can the physical campus serve as a living, learning laboratory for sustainable operations and campus planning?
1 p.m. -- Curriculum: How can principles of sustainability be incorporated in diverse disciplines and degree programs?
2 p.m: -- Community: How can the university collaborate with local organizations to promote sustainable communities?
4 - 5 p.m. -- Thomas Hylton, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist: "Save Our Land Save Our Towns" Location: ELC Forum
7:30 - 9 p.m. -- Keynote address by David W. Orr, Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics, Oberlin College: "Education in a Black Swan World" Location: Trout Auditorium

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