Earth Week 2011

There are several interesting events taking place on the IUB campus for Earth Week 2011 that are worth sharing with your colleagues. 

On Earth Day (April 22nd), the Indiana University Office of Sustainability is hosting the 2nd annual Academic Year Sustainability Internship Symposium.  The event will take place from 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Neal Marshall Grand Hall.  Join us for a great lunch and the opportunity to learn about the projects students have been working on over the course of the 2010-2011 academic year.  To register to attend this event go to the IUOS homepage and click on the “SustainabilityInternship Symposium” window.   

The IU Student Sustainability Council is hosting a variety of events for its SustainIU event:

Sunday, April 17th, 2p.m.-5p.m., @Dunn Meadow : Green Day.  Join the SSC for the kickoff event of SustainIU!  Music, freed food, and info about IU sustainability.  Also, be ready for a colossal water balloon fight with compostable balloons filled with grass seed!

Monday, April 18th, 7p.m.-8p.m., @TBD:  Professor Rick Wilk.  Join Prof. Wilk from the Dept. of Anthropology in a discussion about sustainability in a consumer culture.

Tuesday, April 19th, 7:30p.m.-8:30p.m., @IMU Wittenberger Auditorium:  Film Screening “Trashed.”  Ever wonder where the 370 million tons of trash Americans produce each year go? Or what kind of influence the people who run landfills have? Join us for a screening of this powerful documentary, and find out!

Wednesday, April 20th, 8:30p.m.-10p.m., @TBD:  “Trash Talk” Poetry Slam.  All-out poetry slam competition. No need to keep it clean; the theme is trash!

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