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"Our students are the future generation of leaders, and so it's important for us to help them promote sustainability and to become advocates and change agents in their own right. If not us, then who?"
Chancellor, Penn State Altoona

Sustainability-Related Events

To add your sustainability event to the calendar, please e-mail sustainability@psu.edu.

April 2014

April 1
Peter Diamandis Lecture: "Abundance is our future"8:00 pm to 10:00 pmEisenhower Auditorium
April 2
Lecture: "Borderline Existence: Burmese Chin in Mizoram State, India"4:30 pm to 5:30 pmFoster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library
April 2
Backyard Compost Workshop6:30 pm to 7:30 pmMillbrook Marsh Nature Center
April 3
Sustainability Council Career Fair - Altoona12:00 pm to 1:00 pmSlep Student Center, Penn State Altoona
April 3
Redifer Commons Local Meal5:00 pm to 8:30 pmRedifer Commons, University Park
April 4
Nestlé Waters chairman, sustainability advocate Kim Jeffery to speak at Smeal11:15 am to 12:05 pmStruthers Auditorium,110 Business Building, University Park
April 4
Seminar: "Scale-Sensitive Governance of the Environment"2:00 pm to 3:00 pm215 Armsby Building
April 4
Lecture: “Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research”2:30 pm to 3:30 pm113 Information Sciences & Technology Building The Cybertorium
April 5
Film Festival: "Sustainability and Collapse: Local and Global Resource Use from an Anthropological Perspective"1:00 pm to 6:30 pm26 Hosler, University Park, PA
April 8
OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS-2012) Training8:00 am to 12:00 pmPenn State Erie
April 9
OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS-2012) Training8:00 am to 12:00 pmPenn State DuBois
April 9
Onward on Climate 20146:30 pm to 8:30 pmKern Building, University Park, PA
April 10
21st Century Automotive Challenge at Penn State(All day)Penn State Larson Transportation Institute
April 10
OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS-2012) Training8:00 am to 12:00 pmPenn State University Park
April 11
Penn State's Carbon Emissions: Getting to Zero9:00 am to 12:00 pmPasquerilla Spiritual Center
April 11
Seminar: "Integrating Program Evaluation into Extension and Research functions in the Land Grant System"2:00 pm to 3:00 pm215 Armsby Building, University Park, PA
April 12
Earth Fest 201411:00 am to 4:00 pmPenn State Shenango
April 13
Engineers Without Borders Golf Tournament11:00 am to 3:00 pmToftrees Golf Club
April 13
8th Annual Earth Day Birthday2:00 pm to 5:00 pmMillbrook Marsh Nature Center, 548 Puddinton Road, State College, PA
April 15
Riparian Buffer Restoration and Research Project Planting8:30 am to 12:30 pmPenns Creek Watershed, Spring Mills
April 15
Sustainability Unites4:00 pm to 6:00 pmLife Sciences Bridge, University Park, PA
April 15
SPA Lectures presents: James Balog from Chasing Ice8:00 pm to 9:00 pmSchwab Auditorum, University Park,PA
April 16
Webinar: "Landscapes and Greenways in Pennsylvania"12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
April 17
OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS-2012) Training8:00 am to 12:00 pmPenn State York
April 17
Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium9:30 am to 3:30 pmPenn State Worthington Scranton
April 17
Ancient Flowers: The Search for Earth's First Flowering Plants12:30 pm to 1:30 pmSchlow Centre Region Library, State College, PA
April 17
Sustainability in Engineering Open House1:00 pm to 4:00 pm325 Hammond, University Park, PA
April 18
Naturalist Outreach Program: Teaching scientific outreach and spreading the ethos of scientific engagement beyond the university11:15 am to 12:05 pm107 ASI Building
April 18
Green accessibility: Calculating the environmental costs of space-time prisms in sustainable transportation planning3:30 pm to 5:00 pm112 Walker Building
April 18
Africa Array Program Recognition/Expedition Denali: Inspiring Diversity in the Outdoors Presentation4:00 pm to 7:00 pm22 Deike Building, University Park, PA
April 19
Polar Day 2014(All day)TBA
April 19
Lecture: "Poverty and Politics in Rural Communities: What Has Changed over the Last 20 Years?"2:30 pm to 3:30 pm101 Agricultural Science & Industry Building
April 21
Earth Day at Penn State Schuylkill(All day)Penn State Schuylkill
April 21
Earth Day Week at The Navy Yard - Tour CBEI & GridSTAR Center12:00 pm to 1:00 pmPhiladelphia, PA
April 22
Earth Day(All day)
April 22
Earth Day at Penn State Altoona(All day)Penn State Altoona
April 22
Outreach Green Team Earth Day Extravaganza9:00 am to 2:00 pmOutreach Building
April 22
Earth Day at Penn State York1:30 pm to 5:00 pmPenn State York
April 22
Student Sustainability Advisory Council Annual Tree Award & Planting1:30 pm to 2:15 pmMorningstar Solar Home
April 22
Film: "Growing Cities"6:30 pm to 8:30 pm121 Sparks, University Park, PA
April 23
Earth Day at Penn State Berks9:00 am to 2:00 pmIn front of Perkins Student Center, Penn State Berks
April 23
Seminar: "Severe Weather and Climate Change"11:15 am to 12:30 pm529 Walker Building
April 23
Electronics recycling & paper shredding at The Navy Yard11:30 am to 2:30 pmPhiladelphia Navy Yard
April 23
Earth Day at Penn State DuBois12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
April 23
Cutting Pollution, Adapting Now: How Pennsylvania Can Confront Climate Change & Planting4:00 pm to 5:30 pmSchlow Library Community Room, 211 S Allen St
April 24
Shale Gas Development and Housing Values over a Decade: Evidence from the Barnett Shale1:30 pm to 2:30 pm214 Ferguson
April 25
Capstone: The Global Field12:00 pm to 1:00 pmPenn State Law - University Park and Carlisle, and Penn State Allegheny Extension Office in Pittsburgh
April 25
PSIEE First Annual Bar Charts & Barbeque12:00 pm to 2:00 pmLand & Water Research Building
April 25
Lessons from the Wellhead: The Global Field12:00 pm to 1:00 pmThe Lewis Katz Building in University Park, Lewis Katz Hall in Carlisle, and Penn State's Allegheny Extension Office in Pittsburgh.
April 25
Webinar: "Climate Change: Implications for Local and Regional Food Systems"2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
April 26
New Orleans organizer Mack McClendon to speak about his community's recovery after hurricane Katrina3:00 am to 4:00 pmJury Space, Stuckeman Family Building
April 26
Watershed Cleanup Day8:00 am to 12:00 pmCentre County
April 26
The Drug Take Back Program10:00 am to 2:00 pmLocations TBA
April 28
Trash to Treasure donations accepted(All day)Penn State residence halls
April 29
Sustainable Communities Collaborative Student Presentations6:00 pm to 8:30 pmRoom 304, 243 South Allen Street, State College, PA 16801