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April 2017

Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

April 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 27, 2017

Campus Garden, 1141 Polo Rd + Google Map
May 2017

Magnolias Project

May 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Magnolia Project kicks off with a two-day workshop (May 10-11) that will offer opportunities to extend research and teaching horizons across disciplines and create new networks with fellow colleagues.  Following the workshop, faculty participants prepare discipline-specific course materials on their own over the summer. They reconvene in the fall to discuss their insights and experiences.  Participants receive a stipend of $500 ($250 upon completion of the workshop; $250 upon completion of a new or revised syllabus). Project participants agree to: Read some materials prior to the workshop Participate in the full 2-day workshop on May 10-11, 2017 Commit time during the summer to prepare or revise a syllabus and submit it in August Report back to the group in the fall semester Interested? Applications will be accepted until April 17. Send a short description (one paragraph maximum) of how you plan…

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Sustainability Faculty Mixer

May 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Mark your calendars for a Sustainability Faculty Mixer. It's a chance for members of this year's Magnolias Project cohort to other sustainability faculty and brainstorm with local community leaders about partnership and collaboration opportunities.

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Magnolias Project

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Magnolia Project kicks off with a two-day workshop (May 10-11) that will offer opportunities to extend research and teaching horizons across disciplines and create new networks with fellow colleagues.  Following the workshop, faculty participants prepare discipline-specific course materials on their own over the summer. They reconvene in the fall to discuss their insights and experiences.  Participants receive a stipend of $500 ($250 upon completion of the workshop; $250 upon completion of a new or revised syllabus). Project participants agree to: Read some materials prior to the workshop Participate in the full 2-day workshop on May 10-11, 2017 Commit time during the summer to prepare or revise a syllabus and submit it in August Report back to the group in the fall semester

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Green Graduation Pledge

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Members of the class of 2017 are invited to sign the Green Graduation Pledge on Friday, May 12 at graduation ticket pick-up outside the University Book Store. Students who sign the pledge are committing to “take into account the social and environmental consequences of any future endeavors and to work to improve the sustainability of the communities in which work, live and play.” This is the university’s sixth year offering the Green Graduation Pledge to students. The tradition began 30 years ago at Humboldt State University. Today, more than 100 schools participate in the nationwide pledge drive, facilitated by the Graduation Pledge Alliance.

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