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Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010
Food for Thought Speaker Series
The Benefits of Bees
Monday, February 22 at 12:00 in the Forbes Conference Room, Lucas Hall 126. Lunch provided, honey tasting following presentation. Dr. Jack Gilbert, a beekeeper, is the Program Director of Research Initiatives in the Center for Science, Technology & Society as well as Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry.Jack will discuss beekeeping and the benefits of bees. One out of every three mouthfuls of food you consume depends directly or indirectly on honey bee pollination. The value of honey bees to U.S. agriculture is more than $14 billion annually. Sponsored by the Food and Agribusiness Institute. Cosponsored by the Environmental Studies Institute and the Office of Sustainability RSVP by Thursday, February 18th
Smart & Sustainable Campuses Conference
March 21-23, 2010, College Park, MD Students are encouraged to apply for a complimentary registration to attend the 5th annual conference. Application forms are due by February 19.
Webinar Series - Generation Green: Educating Students for a Green Economy
Members of the SCU community may register for the California Campus Compact's upcoming three-part webinar series. The series is free to all participants from California Campus Compact member institutions. All webinars will be held from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
February 17: Successful Models for Engaging Students in Campus Greening. (Register by: February 12).
March 17: Preparing Students for Green Careers throuch Campus and Community Internships (Register by: March 12).
April 14: Greening of the Curriculum through Service-Learning and Project-based Learning (Register by: April 9, 2010).
As always, view the Sustainability Calendar to see events related to sustainability on campus and in the community.
Posted by Office of Sustainability