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Events for October 2012

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  1. Week of October 14, 2012

    1. Tuesday, October 16, 2012

      1. 9:00 am - 4:00 pmForum on Ethics and Sustainability : Healing Nature
        Chicago Botanic Garden
      2. 2:00 pmBrenda Ekwurzel Climate Scientist, Assistant Director of Climate Research & Analysis at the Union of Concerned Scientists, and Author of "Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living"
        Brenda Ekwurzel at the Union of Concerned Scientists
        2214 Science and Engineering South Building
    2. Wednesday, October 17, 2012

      1. 5:30 pmTerra Blight Film Screening
        James Stukel Towers - Event Center, First Floor
  2. Week of October 21, 2012

    1. Tuesday, October 23, 2012

      1. 2:00 pmChicagoland Campus Sustainability Day Online Regional Discussion Panel
        Join us at the Latino Cultural Center LCB to view & discuss or Online - please register;
    2. Wednesday, October 24, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmLauren Krivo, Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University and a faculty affiliate of the Cirminal Justice Program
        Social Isolation of Disadvantage and Advantage: The Reproduction of Inequality in Urban Space
        IGPA, 815 W. Van Buren, Suite 401
      2. 1:00 pmPreparing Students for a Changing Climate
        Join us at the Latino Cultural Center LCB to view & discuss or Online - please register;
      3. 4:00 pmToby Jones, Rutgers University, author of Desert Kingdom: How Oil and Water Forged Modern Saudi Arabia (Harvard University Press 2010)
        Devil's Bargain: Oil, Water, and Tyranny in Saudi Arabia
        Institute for the Humanities, Lower Level, Stevenson Hall, 701 South Morgan
    3. Thursday, October 25, 2012

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmGeorge W. Crabtree, Director of The Energy Initiative and Distinguished Professor of Physics, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering.
        Energy: the Fifty-Year Outlook
        Engineering Research Facility (ERF) ' Room 1043
  3. Week of October 28, 2012

    1. Monday, October 29, 2012

      1. 1:30 pm - 2:45 pmAlex Cicelsky
        Alex Cicelsky speaks about Middle East environmental issues and EcoVillages around the World
        Stevenson Hall, Room 320
      2. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Dr. Harry Saunders

        Dr. Harry Saunders
        Managing Director, Decision processes, Inc.


        Sustainability and the Rebound Effect

        Dearborn Room, 3rd Floor Conference Center, Student Center East

        750 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL

    2. Tuesday, October 30, 2012

      1. 12:00 pm - 2:00 pmDr. Aoife Foley, Lecturer in Energy Systems in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen's University
        Recreating the Electrical Energy Supply Chain Up To and Beyond 2050
    3. Wednesday, October 31, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmKelly Moore, Sociology, Loyola University Chicago
        Beyond the Market: Food Cultures Among the Poor
        Institute for the Humanities, Lower Level, Stevenson Hall, 701 South Morgan