PEWS is excited to host a week of events focused on sustainability

This week will feature events geared towards students, educators and the public. These events are supported by Research 2030 Initiative of the UC Office of Research and UC Office of Provost.

Educator’s Lunch

January 30th

Location: Clifton Court Hall 5280, University of Cincinnati

PEWS invites interested UC Faculty for a “Lunch n’ Learn” with Dr. Mitchell Thomashow. At this event, we will discuss culture and leadership of sustainability within a higher education context, provide direction for sustainability solutions, and help craft unique instructional methods to best facilitate effective sustainability education, with a focus on urban settings. This event is co-sponsored with the UC’s School of Environment and Sustainability (SEaS).

Student Workshop

February 1st

Location: 400B TUC, University of Cincinnati

Sustainability focused student organization groups are invited to join Dr. Mitchell Thomashow for a conversation about sustainability learning at UC. This workshop will help prepare student leaders with the necessary skills to lead sustainability initiatives and conservations.

Keynote Lecture

February 1st

Location: Probasco Auditorium, 2839 Clifton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220
Reception: 6pm
Keynote: 7pm

Dr. Mitchell Thomashow will give a keynote lecture, ““The Future of Environmental Learning,” for members of the UC community. This talk will address the skills, interpretive frameworks, and insights to implement and improve sustainability-related education and action in Cincinnati.

Please join us for a reception at 6pm prior to the start of the talk at 7pm. Dr. Thomashow will be introduced by Dr. Valerio Ferme, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.

Student Q&A Coffee and Donuts

February 2nd

Location: Rec Center 3240, University of Cincinnati

Students are invited to join Dr. Mitchell Thomashow and PEWS Faculty Affiliate, Dr. Amy Townsend-Small, during her Intro to Environmental Studies class for a discussion and Q&A with to Dr. Thomashow. This is open to all students interested in meeting Dr. Thomashow and learning more about his sustainability work. 

Learn more about the PEWS sustainability initiative here.