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Sustainability-Related Events

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

October 2014

September 4
Art of Light Exhibition6:00 pm to 7:00 pmPenn State Berks Freyberger Gallery
October 1
Ensuring Water Quality in Your Watershed8:00 am to 4:00 pmRamada Inn, 1450 South Atherton Street, State College, PA 16801
October 1
Conversations and Coffee11:30 am to 12:30 pmNew Leaf Initiative, third floor of the State College Municipal Building
October 1
The Art of Poetry: "Shale Play"12:10 pmThe Palmer Museum of Art
October 1
Film: ”Seeking the Happy Story”12:15 pm to 1:15 pm18 Deike Building
October 1
Earth and Mineral Sciences Library Fall Documentary Series12:15 pm to 1:15 pm18 Deike Building
October 1
Lecture: "Entering the Policy Fray"2:00 pm to 3:00 pm117 HUB-Robeson Center, Freeman Auditorium
October 1
2014 Darcy Lecture: Dorthe Wildenschild3:30 pm to 4:30 pm117 Earth & Engineering Sciences Bldg
October 1
Film: "Growing Cities"6:30 pm to 8:30 pmPenn State Great Valley
October 2
Seminar: “Nanostructured Block Copolymers for Lithium Batteries and Biofuels Purification”9:45 am to 10:25 am26 Hosler Building
October 2
Gene Giacomelli to speak at Penn State Altoona12:10 pm to 1:00 pmMisciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State Altoona
October 2
Marcellus Shale Gallery Crawl5:30 pm to 7:30 pmThe Palmer Museum of Art
October 2
Bringing back the Bees: A View from the Front Lines of Pollinator Research6:30 pm to 9:30 pmBurlington, VT
October 3
Lecture: "Boundary waters: An informal policy discussion"11:00 am to 12:00 pm529 Walker
October 3
Seminar: "Recent trends in household food security in the United States"2:00 pm to 3:00 pm215 Armsby
October 4
Mayor-led Bike Ride9:00 am to 11:00 amCentre Region
October 4
2014 State College Solar Tour1:00 pm to 4:00 pmStart - MorningStar Solar Home
October 6
Earth Talks: Exploring the Oceans4:00 pm to 5:00 pm112 Walker Building
October 6
Film: "Schooling the World: The White Man's Last Burden"7:00 pm to 9:00 pm113 IST Building
October 7
Backyard Gardeners - Compost Happens - Trash to Treasure7:00 pm to 9:00 pmLebanon Valley Ag Center, Lebanon, PA
October 7
Keystone Crossroads Rust or Revival? - Altoona Community Forum7:00 pm to 9:00 pmPenn State Altoona Devorris Downtown Center
October 8
Cirque Du Soleil to present Dralion(All day)Bruce Jordan Center
October 8
Let's Move! Pennsylvania8:00 am to 4:30 pmPenn Stater Conference Center, 215 Innovation Blvd., State College, PA 16803
October 8
Film: "Peak Oil Blues"12:15 pm to 1:15 pm18 Deike Building
October 8
Work & Learn in ClearWater's Native Plant Garden5:30 pm to 7:00 pmClearWater's Native Plant garden
October 9
National Rideshare Week event7:30 am to 2:00 pmMedlar Field at Lubrano Park
October 10
Bike-to-Work Day8:00 am to 4:00 pmIntersection of College Avenue and Allen Street.
October 10
Marcellus Shale Gallery Conversation: Marcellus Shale: In Their Own Words12:10 pmThe Palmer Museum of Art
October 10
Lecture: "Legal and Policy Drivers of Nutrient Pollution Solutions"12:15 pm to 1:15 pm105 Forest Resources Building
October 10
Seminar: "Characterizing uncertainty in predictions of climate change from global to regional scales"12:20 pm to 1:10 pm107 Forest Resources Building
October 11
“The Big Sit” 2014 International Birding Event9:00 am to 11:00 amMillbrook Marsh Nature Center
October 11
LEED Green Associate Training12:00 pm to 5:00 pm262 Willard Building
October 11
Clicks to Bricks: Friends & Farmers Inaugural Membership Meeting2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
October 12
Crop Mob: Red Hawk Peppers1:00 pm to 5:00 pmRed Hawk Peppers
October 13
Panel Discussion: Ethics of Genetically Modified Organisms (G.M.O.’s): Food Security vs. Environmental Impact5:30 am to 6:30 am102 Paterno Library
October 14
Seminar: “Insight, Not Numbers: On Future Sea Level Rise from the Ice Sheets”1:00 pm to 2:30 pm117 EES Building
October 15
Earth and Mineral Sciences Library Fall Documentary Series12:15 pm to 1:15 pm18 Deike Building
October 16
Dinner for Seven Billion: Food Issues for the 21st Century12:30 pm to 1:30 pmSchlow Centre Region Library
October 17
Marcellus Shale Gallery Conversation: Environmental Aspects of Shale Energy Development12:10 pmThe Palmer Museum of Art
October 17
Coffee-Hour: "The Soil Carbon Balance, Nitrous Oxide Emissions, and Biofuels"4:00 pm112 Walker Building
October 18
Crop Mob: Jade Family Farm8:30 am to 4:30 pmJade Family Farm
October 18
Graduate Student Career Exploration Workshop 9:00 am to 12:45 pm101 Thomas Building
October 18
Fall Harvest Festival Featuring the Children’s Halloween Trail11:00 am to 4:00 pmShavers Creek
October 18
Shaver’s Creek Fall Festival, Children’s Halloween Trail 11:00 am to 4:00 pmShaver's Creek Environmental Center
October 19
Shaver’s Creek Fall Festival, Children’s Halloween Trail 11:00 am to 4:00 pmShaver's Creek Environmental Center
October 20
Green Bag: “Making your home smarter: Energy efficiency with the NELC”12:00 pmAdobe Connect
October 22
Seminar: "Coal To Liquids: Can It Be Clean Energy?"10:00 am to 11:00 amC213 Coal Utilization Lab
October 22
Seminar: “Solar Portfolio Analysis for Photovoltaics: Quantifying Contributions of Locational Marginal Pricing and Power on Overall Revenue and Investment Risk”12:10 pm210 Ferguson
October 22
Earth and Mineral Sciences Library Fall Documentary Series12:15 pm to 1:15 pm18 Deike Building
October 22
Film: "Managing the 21st Century’s Sustainability Crises/Collapse of the Titans”12:15 pm18 Deike Building
October 24
Marcellus Shale Gallery Conversation: Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing on Drinking Water Resources12:10 pmThe Palmer Museum of Art
October 24
Seminar: "Approaches to monitoring forest carbon stocks to support climate change mitigation"12:20 pm to 1:10 pm107 Forest Resources Building
October 25
The Homeowner’s Guide to Stormwater Community Workshop9:00 am to 12:00 pmCentre Foundation 1377 Ridgemaster Drive, State College, PA 16803
October 28
Visioning meetings for the Sustainable Student-Centered Farm Initiative2:30 pm to 4:30 pm3rd floor Stuckeman Family Building
October 29
Webinar: "Is Pennsylvania Becoming Drought Resistant?"12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
October 29
Water Webinar: "Is Pennsylvania Becoming Drought Resistant?"12:00 pm to 1:00 pmOnline webinar
October 29
Earth and Mineral Sciences Library Fall Documentary Series12:15 pm to 1:15 pm18 Deike Building
October 29
Tour and Panel Discussion: Boom/Bust Cycles of Extractive Industries in Pennsylvania4:30 pm to 6:00 pmThe Palmer Museum of Art
October 29
Visioning meetings for the Sustainable Student-Centered Farm Initiative6:00 pm to 8:00 pm3rd floor Stuckeman Family Building