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Sustainability Week

Monday-Thursday, October 8-11, 2012, noon-1 pm every day, Kellogg Library Plaza

Learn more about CSUSM’s sustainable energy initiatives. Events will include “Thank You For Recycling” lunch with President Haynes, tips for more sustainable living, “It’s Easy Being Green: Silent Spring at 50,” and walking tours of “green” buildings and features on campus, and more! More information here.

Cosponsors: Facility Services, Staff Appreciation and Development and Student Life & Leadership

A Village Called Versailles

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 6 pm, Arts 240

Special film screening from the San Diego Asian Film Festival, A Village Called Versailles is about the post-Katrina city efforts to put a toxic landfill where the Vietnamese American community lives in east New Orleans.

Cosponsors: San Diego Asian Film Festival

Environment & Ethics Faculty Panel

Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 6 pm, Markstein 104

This panel and discussion will feature CSUSM faculty experts on issues related to Silent Spring, including business ethics, environmental ethics, and sustainability. Panelists include: Pamela Stricker, Political Science; Greig Guthey, Liberal Studies; and Jessica Mayock, Philosophy. Watch recording of panel here.

Cosponsors: Faculty Center

Common Read Essay Contest

Second annual student essay competition. Top three essays win cash prizes and get featured in the Library’s Institutional Repository. First place essay goes on to compete at the county level. Special workshops provided by the Writing Center.

Cosponsors: Writing Center

Earth & Science Day

Saturday, March 16, 2013

A family-friendly event with outdoor picnic lunch, “green” campus tours of solar panels and wetlands, presentation by Prof. Wes Schultz, science demonstrations and more!

Cosponsors: College of Science & Math, Faculty Center, and Facility Services