IC Sustainability Week is offering many events throughout the week that are open to IC students, faculty, staff and the public. Learn about sustainability in a variety of subjects and earn SLI and CC credits while doing so!
IC Impact Sustainability Fair
Local Businesses and organizations will be running tables and providing information and engaging activities focused on sustainability. 15+ local businesses will be in attendance!
Industry Panel Talk: "making an impact"
Two corporate leaders and one journalist will be speaking about sustainability and social missions in their organizations. Panelists include Christopher C. Foote, the Sustainability Coordinator at Wegman's, Jeffrey Furman, former Board of Directors Member of Ben & Jerry's, and Brad Edmondson, an Independent Journalist.
NataliE Mahowald: Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius
Natalie Mahowald is the lead author on the 2018 United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special report, “Global Warming of 1.5 degrees C”.
Vegetarian Cooking Workshop
Students will have the opportunity to view a vegetarian cooking demonstration and try the food.
Sustaining Compassion for social service and activism public talk
John Makransky, Associate Professor of Buddhism and Comparative Theology, Boston College. Developed a SUSTAINABLE COMPASSION TRAINING (SCT) that adapts a pattern of contemplative practice seen across faith traditions into a secular and inter-religious form aligned with areas of social psychology and neuroscience.
Pre-workshop Yoga, Meditation and tea
Stretch your body, have a tea and meditate before the half-day Sustaining Compassion Workshop starting at 10 am.
Sustaining Compassion for social service and activism Workshop
John Makransky, Associate Professor of Buddhism and Comparative Theology, Boston College, offers half-day workshop based on his Sustainable Compassion Training model that adapts a pattern of contemplative practice seen across faith traditions into a secular and inter-religious form aligned with areas of social psychology and neuroscience.
Advanced registration required.
Sugar Bush Open House
South Hill Non-Timber Forest Products’ Sugar Bush Open House offers delicious pancakes, sugar bush tours, and homemade maple syrup. Shuttles will be running from the front of the Roy H. Park School of Communications to the sugar bush throughout the event.
Natural Lands Trail Clean Up
Come explore, experience, and give back to the beautiful Natural Lands. Help with trail maintenance and cleanup, and then discuss our connection with natural spaces hosted by the Conservation Psychology class. Free snacks and raffle prizes to celebrate a job well done!
Sustainability & Arts Fair
IC Eco Reps host a music and arts fair featuring live music, art for purchase, crafts, and activities.
Sunday, Apr 28
1:00PM - 4:00PM
Campus Center Quad
Stephen Ritz: Live, Learn and earn in a greener community
Stephen Ritz, entrepreneur, innovator and visionary, and founder of the Green Bronx Machine will be speaking about how his green teaching methods have changed lives and the community in the South Bronx.