Announcements

Winter 2017 Meetings

Click on the topic in order to see a more detailed page about each talk. This also includes a video of the talk, if available.

 

Monday, January 9, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Extreme Weather in a Changing Climate
Speaker: Perry Samson, Prof. of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, The University of Michigan

Thursday, February 2, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: The UM Sustainable Food Program
Speakers: Allie Weber and Haley Kerner, UMSFP Leadership Team; Anna Fowler and Michael VanderZwagg, Food Industry Student Association; Michael Tang, Maize & Blue Cupboard

Tuesday, February 14, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate
Speaker: Andy Hoffman, Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan

Monday, February 27, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Sustainability Cultural Indicators Program (SCIP)
Speaker: John Callewaert, Director, Emerging Opportunities Program, Graham Sustainability Institute, The University of Michigan

Monday, March 6, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Sustainable Organizations
Speaker: 3 TED talks exploring various facets of organizations and how to make them run better, with audience discussions.

Thursday, March 16, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: A Tale of Two Farms: Sustainable Agriculture in Detroit and at the UM Campus Farm
Speakers: Alex Bryan, UMSFP Manager, The University of Michigan; Jeremy Moghtader, Campus Farm Manager, The University of Michigan

Wednesday, April 19, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Sustainable Local Businesses: The Ann Arbor Distilling Company
Speaker: Phil Attee

Thursday, April 27, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: TBD
Speaker: TBD,

 

Fall 2016 Meetings

Wednesday, September 7, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: The North Campus Grove
Speakers: Nick Smith, Director of the Center for Campus Involvement and University Unions Associate Director, Kristie Filipchuk, Center for Campus Involvement Student Advisor, Ann Zalucki, Associate VP of Facilities and Operations

Wednesday, November 9, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Sustainable Development, Land Use and Environmental Planning
Speaker: Richard Norton, Professor and Chair, Urban & Regional Planning Program and Professor Program in the Environment, The University of Michigan

Wednesday, November 16, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Solar Powering My House
Speaker: Stephen Forrest, Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Physics, and Materials Science & Engineering, The University of Michigan

Monday, December 12, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Wind Power
Speakers: John Everett, Lecturer in the Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Michigan; Students from BLUElab, The University of Michigan


Winter 2016 Meetings

Wednesday, January 6, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Climate Change and Farming
Speaker: Deborah Pierce, Charborn, LLC

Wednesday, January 20, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Do-it-Yourself Energy Sustainability
Speakers: Don Winsor, EECS DCO, The Univ. of Michigan; Dave Friedrichs, Homeland Solar, Inc

Wednesday, February 3, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Visual Arts, the Environment and Community
Speakers: Andrew Ranville

Wednesday, February 17, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: BLUELab, The Living Building Challenge Project
Speakers: Emily Herbert, Emma Moayer, Hailey Porter, Vahid Rashidi, Natalie Salton, Student Representatives from The College of Engineering BLUELab, a Student-Run Organization

Wednesday, March 2, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Advancements in Urban Stormwater Management for Water Quality Improvements
Speaker: Brian Boyer, Kieser & Associates, LLC

Wednesday, March 16, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Bikeable and Walkable Cities for a Cleaner and Healthier World
Speakers: WBWC board members Larry Deck, Bob Krzewinski, and Barbara Lucas

Wednesday, April 6, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Water Treatment in Ann Arbor
Speaker: Brian Steglitz, Manager of Water Treatment Services, The City of Ann Arbor

Wednesday, April 20, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Satellite Remote Sensing of the Environment
Speaker: Michael Benson, Graduate Student, EECS Dept, Univ of Michigan

Wednesday, May 4, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Climate Change Effects on Fisheries in the Great Lakes
Speaker: Dr. Frank J. Marsik, Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, The University of Michigan

 

 

Fall 2015 Meetings

Wednesday, September 16, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Sustainable Local Transportation
Speakers: reps from AAATA, UM Parking and Transportation Services

Monday, October 5, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Sustainability and Food at Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
Speaker: Yousef Rabhi, Volunteer Coordinator University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum

Topic:Engaging Others in Sustainability 101
Speaker: Nicole Berg Planet Blue Ambassador Coordinator, Graham Sustainability Institute, University of Michigan

Wednesday, November 4, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Sustainable Living
Speaker: Prof. Joe Trumpey, UMich School of Art

Wednesday, November 18, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Recycling Myths Debunked
Speakers: Tracy Artley, U-M Waste Reduction & Recycling
MacKenzie Maxwell, Ecology Center

Wednesday, December 9, Noon-1PM: Johnson Rooms, Lurie Bldg, North Campus
Topic: Student Driven Sustainability Initiatives – Tackling Tough Challenges in Creative Ways

Team 1: Sfurti – Inclusive Urban Growth in India
Dow Sustainability Award recipients:
Yash Shah, Energy Systems Engineering,
Olivia Lu Hill, Architecture, and
Sean Murphy, Environmental Engineering

Team 2: Peecycling: From Urine to Fertilizer
Heather Goetsch, Environmental Engineering, PhD student

                  Map to Lurie Bldg,                                      View of Lurie from the Dude.

Winter 2015 Meetings
Fall 2014 Meetings
Winter 2014 Meetings
Fall 2013 Meetings

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