Center for Sustainability: Sustainability Events Upcoming

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

SPRING 2017 events

 

February 13
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Thinking Spatially
Presenter: Nick Hollingshead, geospatial analyst, Cornell University
Free and open to the public 

February 20
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Redemption! The recovery of America's Most Polluted Natural Lake 
Presenter: Tom Vawter, associate scientist, EcoLogic LLC, and emeritus faculty, Wells College
Free and open to the public

February 27
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series:  Resilient Seeds in a Changing Climate
Presenter: Petra Page-Mann, co-founder, Fruition Seeds
Free and open to the public

March 6
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Demystifying Socially Responsible and Impact Investing
Presenter: Greg Pitts, financial advisor, Natural Investments, LLC 
Free and open to the public

March 27
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Invasive Species: A Challenge to the Environment, Economy and Society
Presenter: Hilary Mosher, coordinator, Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM)
Free and open to the public

April 3
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: From Barn to Home: One Woman's Building Adventures
Presenter: Deborah Jones, artist and adaptive reuser
Free and open to the public

April 10
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Environmental Stewardship in Collegiate Dining Programs
Presenter: Therese O'Connor, assistant director for training & development, Cornell University Dining
Free and open to the public

April 17
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: The League of Women Voters and Effective Citizenship: Informed Work on Legislation, Lobbying and Educating the Public
Presenter: Kay Wagner, chair, Natural Resources Committee, League of Women Voters of Tompkins County
Free and open to the public

April 24
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Teaching critical thinking and media literacy through sustainability education
Presenter: Chris Sperry, director of curriculum and staff development, Project LookSharp
Free and open to the public

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