Earth Week events, photos Th 4/26

UW-W will have several events celebrating Earth Week on Thurs., Apr. 26, with the theme “We are All Connected by Rivers.”

Photos submitted by students, faculty/staff and community members will be displayed at a variety of venues around campus, including Andersen Library’s big screen TV (near the entrance and Circulation Desk)!

    Also on Thursday:

  • 9am-2pm (UC275): Earth Week Expo, focusing on sustainability, an important campus initiative, will consist of businesses and organizations displaying sustainability products and practices.
  • 9:30-10:45am (UC Hamilton Room): Chad Pegracke of Living Lands and Waters, will deliver a keynote talk about his years of experience cleaning America’s rivers.
  • noon-1pm (Timmerman Auditorium, Hyland Hall): Paul Scott, a founding member of Plug In America, speaks about the transition to electric transportation
  • 1-4pm (Upham Hall parking lot 14): Hybrid vehicle technology car show
  • 2-3:15pm or 3:15-4:30pm (depart from Upham Hall parking lot 14): Transportation will take you from the auto show to the LEED-certified Innovation Center for a 1-hour tour of the facility and the new trails surrounding it. George Clokey, Dept. of Biological Sciences, will lead the short trailwalks, so put your walking shoes on!
  • 4-5pm (Upham Hall 145): Representatives from Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Nissan and Toyota lead an Automobile Forum on current and future hybrid technology.

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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