Spring 2013 Events
Monday, February 4- “History of the Industrial City: Buffalo, Past, Present and Future" presented by Clinton Brown, Clinton Brown Architecture PC. 7:00 - 8:00pm in Schenck Hall, Rm 202
Monday, March 4- “Transportation Issues in our Region-Key to our Future" presented by Hal Morse, Executive Director, Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council, 7:00 - 8:00pm in Schenck Hall, Rm 202
Friday, March 22- "WNY Roundtable on Sustainability/Community Engagement"-9am to 3:15pm. Discussion for higher education faculty, sustainability coordinators and service learning staff on advancing sustainability literacy through the curriculum, campus activities and community engagement.
Monday, April 8- “The Role of Local Government in Community Development" presented by Brendan Mehaffy, Executive Director, Mayor's Office of Strategic Planning, City of Buffalo, 7:00 - 8:00pm in Schenck Hall, Rm 202
Wednesday, April 17-“The Island President”-Free film screening and discussion webinar at 7pm Schenck Hall Room 107. A 2011 documentary that chronicles Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed’s efforts to confront climate change and rising sea levels, which threaten to submerge the 1,200 islands that make up the low-lying nation. The film will be screened at more than 85 locations across the country. The web discussion is with the film’s director, Jon Shenk; Thilmeeza Hussain, former United Nations deputy permanent representative to the Maldives; May Boeve,350.org executive director and cofounder; and Eban Goodstein, director of Bard CEP and the Bard MBA in Sustainability. For info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, April 19-"The Perils of Plastic: Notes from the Oceans and the Great Lakes"-6 pm Schenck Hall, Room 107. Dr. Marcus Eriksen and Anna Cummins, co-founders of the 5 Gyres Institute, will present their work on the global impact of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans and their strategies to eliminate the accumulation of plastic pollution in the 5 subtropical gyres.
Monday, April 22-“Green Space”-Presentation by Renata Kraft, Director of Greenway Planning & Landscape Architecture, Buffalo Niagara RIVERKEEPER at 7pm Schenck Hall, Room 202. Learn about ways that our region can improve its green space and protect its waterways. Free and open to the public.