Campus Sustainabilty Week at Univeristy of Arizona


UA Campus Sustainability Week:

Red and Blue Goes Green

Campus Sustainability Day

Wednesday, October 24 GALLAGHER THEATER 8:30 to 12:00 NOON

8:30 Welcome – Glenn Schrader, Campus Sustainability Leader and Department Head, Chemical & Environmental Engineering

9:00 Interactive Webcast: Building a Durable Future: Community, the Campus, and Deep Economy.

Moderator: Terry Calhoun, Co-founder of Campus Sustainability Day, Society for College and University Planning (SCUP).

Presenters: Norm Christopher, Director of Sustainability, Grand Valley State

University; Tom Kimmerer, Executive Director, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE);Bill McKibben, Author of The End of Nature and Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

10:30 Campus and Community Sustainability Initiatives – What’s going on?

Peter Dourlein, Associate Director, Facilities Design and Construction

Prabjit Virdee, President, ECOalition Student Group

Liz Zavodski, Sustainability Education Coordinator, Residence Life

Jim Riley, Professor, Dept of Soil, Water & Environmental Science, ASUA Representative

Katherine Kent, President, The Solar Store

Leslie Liberti, Director, City of Tucson, Office of Conservation and Sustainability

Susan Williams, Sustainable Tucson and Arizona Association for Environmental Education

2:00 Closing remarks – Where do we go from here?

Announcement, Vince Pawlowski – Focus the Nation Coordinator


Chuck George, KOLD News 13 Chief Meteorologist

Contact Judee Aten or 520-621-5310 for information on Mall displays.