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                                    Fall Semester 2014








Recycling Workshop for Miami Culinary Institute
Shiraz Kashar,
Waste Management's Community Outreach
Coordinator
Monday, September 15, 2014--1:25 - 2:40 pm
Wolfson Campus, Room 9301
An informative lecture on recycling and composting as it relates to the culinary field 


Climate Change and the Oceans
Captain Dan Kipnis

Friday, October 10th 2014
11:00am -2:00pm
Wolfson Campus, Room 2104-05

Sea Level Rise: The Future of Miami
Elizabeth Wheaton, City of Miami Beach
Dr. Tony Barros,
MDC Oceanography and Geology
Thursday, October 16, 2014
9:50 am - 11:05
Wolfson, Room 3208-09
In collaboration with Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy (iCED)

Pachamama: Sustainability, Earth, Life and Wellbeing

Wolfson Campus Sustainability Day -All Day Activities
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
LECTURES
Climate Change and the Oceans
Captain Dan Kipnis

10:00am -10:50am
Auditorium, Bldg. 1

Coffee in Costa Rica: Free Trade & Fair Trade
Professor Chris Migliaccio,
MDC Biology
11:00am -11:50am
Auditorium, Bldg. 1

STUDENT PRESENTATIONS
10 am to  Noon -Building 2 Breezeway
Reception and Architecture/Interior Design Student Presentations
12 Noon - 1:00pm -  Room 2016

Participants will learn about diverse cultures, including global and historical perspective and how natural systems function and impact humans on the environment.


Growing Cities

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 12 Noon - 2 pm
Room 3410-5

In collaboration with Wolfson YES! Club
A documentary film that examines the role of urban farming in America and asks how much power it has to revitalize our cities and change the way we eat



Are Corporations People Too? A Citizens United Dialogue
October 28th, 12:40 – 2:00 PM,
Wolfson, Room 3208-9
In collaboration with Institute for Civic Engagement
and Democracy (iCED)

The Absent House, Film Screening
Wednesday, November 12, 2014,    8 am - 9 am

MDC Wolfson, Room 7180
RSVP aalvar15@mdc.edu

U.S. Westward Expansion and the Environmental Impacts
Professor Carmen Lopez,
MDC Social Sciences
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 -1:35 - 2:40 pm
Wolfson, Room 8303

interested in presenting or participating
Contact Angelica Alvarez at
aalvar15@mdc.edu
 

Earth Ethics Institute Sustainability Lunch and Learn for MDC Faculty and Staff




Sustainability Wisdom Lunch

El Buen Vivir- The Good Life
Dr. Larry Frolich
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
12 Noon - 1 pm
Organic Lunch Provided - Room 3404-8
RSVP to Angelica ALvarez,
aalvar15@mdc.edu

 



The Absent House, Film Screening
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
8 am - 9 am
MDC Wolfson, Room 7180
RSVP aalvar15@mdc.edu



Architecture, Design, Sustainability, Community
The Absent House, Puerto Rico,  and Colony 1, Miami
Fernando Abruña, Architect
Ruben Abruña, Producer, Filmmaker
Blair Butterfield and Team - Colony 1
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Room TBA
RSVP - aalvar15@mdc.edu
 

 


 

EEI Professional Development for MDC Faculty and Staff
Outdoor Immersions

Covanta Resource Recovery Facility - Covanta, Doral
Friday, October 3, 2014, 2-4 pm
Facilitated by Dr. Carol Petrozella
2 hours Professional Development Credit. To Register, Reference #
845821

Virginia Key Beach North Point, Virginia Key
Friday, October 10, 2014,  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Facilitated by Gary Milano and Fernando Bretos
5 hours of Professional Development Credit, To Register, Reference #
 845822

 Programs for Faculty and Staff - Ongoing



 


Participate in the Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS)
Course Assessment Pilot Project


Sustainability Education Professional Development Opportunities

Sustainability and Earth Literacy Professional Development Workshops

Graduate Courses in Collaboration with EEI

EEI and Florida International University (FIU)


Outdoor Immersions Awarding Professional Development

Sustainability in the Curriculum                      

Immersions for Your Classes

Sustainability Learning Lunches
Hialeah         IAC           Kendall         North         Wolfson

 

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Join the Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS)
Learning
Network

Earth Literacy and Sustainability Lectures, Events

Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Field Experience

Programs and Resources for students

Earth Literacy and Sustainability I -new course


YES club
 

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