Center for Sustainability: Sustainability Events Upcoming

Wells offers a robust schedule of sustainability-related events each semester.

FALL 2016 events

 

September 24
10:00AM – 3:00PM
Wells College
Organic Chemistry Lab Stratton 306
Natural Dye Workshop
Presenter: Sarah Gotowka, visual artist and co-founder of The Color Collective
Free and open to the public, but seating is limited; advance registration is required (see flyer)

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September 26
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Cayuga Lake is Not Forever: We must protect it better
Presenter: Hilary Lambert, Lake Steward and executive director, Cayuga Lake Watershed Network
Free and open to the public

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October 3
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: The Importance of getting outdoors, and why it's not always so simple
Presenter: Rachel Danford, outdoor and environmental education director, The Discovery Museums
Free and open to the public

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October 4
7:00 – 8:30PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainable Business series: How Money Responds to Climate Risk
Presenter: Vita DeMarchi, managing partner and co-founder, Synapse Partners, LLC
Free and open to the public

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October 6
7:00PM
Wells College
Center for Sustainability classroom, Zabriskie Hall Room 212
Home Storage of Fruits and Vegetables 
Presenter: Monika Roth, agriculture educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of TOmpkins County
Free and open to the public

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October 17
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Sustenance and Sustainability: A Personal Reflection on Food, Wellness and Sustainability
Presenter: Laticia McNaughton, graduate student, American Studies, SUNY Buffalo
Free and open to the public

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October 24
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Oxygen and Early Animals: Modern-day implications of ancient geological records
Presenter: Shuhai Xiao, professor, Geobiology, Virginia Tech
Free and open to the public

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October 25
7:00 - 8:30PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Film series: The True Cost
Free and open to the public

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October 31
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Ripped from the Headlines
Presenter: Susan Tabrizi, associate professor, Political Science, Wells College
Free and open to the public

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November 1
7:00 - 8:30PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Film series: Just Eat It
Free and open to the public

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November 7
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Auburn Permaculture Park: A source for community transformation
Presenters: Peter Cramer and Laura Kennedy, co-developers, Auburn Permaculture Park
Free and open to the public

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November 14
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: The Language of Waste, Consumption, & Sustainability
Presenter: Deb Gagnon, professor, Psychology, Wells College
Free and open to the public

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