Monthly Archive for January, 2011

Announcing the Environmental & Sustainability Studies Lecture Series

The Environmental and Sustainability Studies program is pleased to announce an extensive spring lecture series featuring faculty members and others from departments across the campus. The topics of the 14 lectures range from green chemistry to environmental history and from sustainable architecture to environmental justice.

The Environmental and Sustainability Studies Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Urban and Public Affairs and the University Sustainability Committee. The lectures are free and open to the UT Arlington community.

All lectures will be held on Thursdays, 9:30-10:15 a.m., in Trimble Hall, Room 115.

Full schedule and details

Lecture visuals and readings (updated as lectures occur)

Environmental & Sustainability Studies web page

Brief list of lecture topics:

Jan. 20Experts, Expertise, and the Politics of Sustainability

Jan. 27 — Back to the Future: Environmental History and Present-Day Environmental Problems

Feb. 3 — Scientific Ecology and Its Engagement with Sustainability Issues [cancelled due to inclement weather]

Feb. 10 — Green Chemistry and Sustainable Technologies: Necessity and Opportunity

Feb. 17 — Clearing the Air: Air Quality Problems and Solutions in the 21st Century

Feb. 24 — The Metropolitan Environment and Social Justice

March 3 — Establishing Common Ground in Sustainability

March 24 — Sustainable Real Estate

March 31 — Cities Discover Sustainability

April 7 — Sustainable Urban Landscapes

April 14 — Culture, Environment, and the Literary Round-table

April 21 — The Walls that Surround You: Sustainable Architecture

April 28 — Sustainability-Focused Literacy Instruction in K-12 Classrooms

May 5 — How Green is your Campus?

The Environmental and Sustainability Studies Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Urban and Public Affairs and the University Sustainability Committee. All lectures are free and open to the UT Arlington community.

The complete schedule is attached.

The Environmental and Sustainability Studies program is pleased to announce an extensive spring lecture series featuring faculty members and others from departments across the campus. The topics of the 14 lectures range from green chemistry to environmental history and from sustainable architecture to environmental justice.

The Environmental and Sustainability Studies Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Urban and Public Affairs and the University Sustainability Committee. All lectures are free and open to the UT Arlington community.

The complete schedule is attached.

Reception for Environmental & Sustainability Studies, Jan. 26

If you are interested in the EES minor and would like to attend a reception on Wednesday, January 26, please get in touch with me: howardj@uta.edu.