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Fall  2012

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Professional Development Workshops

Climate Change, Energy, Engagement,  Solutions

Professional Development Workshop - 6 hours credit

Friday, October 19 - 12:30 -2:30 pm-
Wolfson, Room 3208  - Lunch and Learn

Facilitated by Dr. Jack Parker and
Colleen Ahern-Hettich

Global Warming and Climate change -
Link to Jack Parker's Power Point

EEI Speakers-


 Lectures Titles - Fall

Reclamation Project
Xavier Cortada
FIU Artist in Residence
Wolfson Camp, Rm 2106
Weds., Sept 19, 9 am
Kendall Campus, Rm 6120
Tues., Oct. 23, 10 am
Hialeah Campus
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10 am
Medical Campus
Weds., Nov. 14, 11 am
Room 1175

Mangrove Ecology
Fernando Bretos-9/19
Kendall Campus -
9am, Room 6248
Hialeah Campus
October 18, 12:30 pm

A Means of Community Betterment

Emerge Members
Collin Worth and
Dario Gonzalez

Wolfson Campus
Honors College Collquium
Thurs., Sept 20, 3:30 pm

Mangrove Ecology

Environmental scientist Mike Matthews  the importance of mangroves in coastal health.
InterAmerican Campus,
Rm 401

Thurs. Sept. 27, 8:25 am


Global Warming:
The Changing Oceans

Captain Dan Kipnis
InterAmerican Campus,  Rm 401

Thurs. Sept. 27, 9:10 am

El Buen Vivir -
Professor Larry Frolich
“the good life”
Kendall Campus -
Room 6120
Weds, Oct. 3,  10am

The Earth Charter
Colleen Ahern-Hettich
InterAmerican Campus-Room 3103
Honors College Presentation
Thurs., Oct. 4, 3:30 pm

Systems Thinking

Veronica Zusman
Maria Zabala
North Campus
Friday, Oct. 12, 11 am

Biocultural Regeneration
Climate Crisis and the Amazonian Dark Earths
In collaboration with
Dept of Natural Science

Dr. Frédérique Apffel-Marglin
Dr. Pramod Parajul

Wolfson Campus, 3208-09i
Wednesday, Oct. 31

Earth Charter Reflections
Professional Development Workshop - 3.5 hours credit
Monday, October 29 - 11 am - 2:30 pm
Medical Campus, Room 2101

Facilitated by
Dr. Carol Petrozella and Colleen Ahern-Hettich
Language Diversity and Biodiversity  

Facilitated by  Professor David McGuirk

CTD Reference #741485Professional Development Workshop -
4 hours credit

Friday, November 9 - 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
InterAmerican Campus, Room 401
Fall MDC Campus Green Fairs

Earth Ethics Institute
in Collaboration with Campus Green Teams
and Student Life Departments

InterAmerican Campus - September 26, 2012 -

Wolfson Campus  - Wednesday, November 28




Film Screenings -

EEI Wisdom Lunches

Hialeah Campus

Thursday, September 20th- 12:30 pm
Room 1316

YES Club and EEI

Film Screening -
The Future of Food
RSVP required

MDC Kendall Campus

Screening and Discussion  Gasland
Wednesday, Nov.  7th at 12 Noon

RSVP required

InterAmerican Campus
Women's Wisdom Lunch
Organizing Communities of Change-
Woman's Recycling Projects

Monday, Nov. 19th at 12 Noon
RSVP required  

Wolfson Campus

Wednesday, November 28-12 Noon
Room 3410-5
Screening -
Biophilic Design:
The Architecture of Life
RSVP required

Campus Sustainability Day-
EEI in Collaboration with Kendall Green Team
Kendall Campus, Weds. Oct. 24, 2012

Outdoor Immersions for MDC Faculty and Staff

Cape Florida State Park - Sat., Sept. 29, 2012
Mangrove Ecology - Sat., Oct 6, 2012
Everglades National Park -Sat., Oct. 27, 2012
Oleta River State Park - TBA

Reclamation Project Installations

Kendall Campus, Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Hialeah Campus, Thursday, October 18, 2012
Reclamation Project Installations

InterAmerican Campus, Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Medical Campus, Thursday, October 18, 2012

Wolfson Campus, Friday, October 26, 2012

Sustainability Wisdom Lunch and Learn      MDC InterAmerican Campus
Women who Make a Difference in their Community
Monday, Nov. 19th at 12 Noon       RSVP required -
Miami Dade College Museum of Art + Design Collaborates with National Parks Conservation Association  (NPCA)
and Earth Ethics Institute to Bring You

Here Today, Hopeful for Tomorrow

Panel Discussions
Friday, November 30th
Freedom Tower, MDC Wolfson 600 Biscayne Blvd.

 10- am - 11 am -
Stories Yet Untold: Cultural Resources and Why they Matter in our National Parks
Jacqueline Crucet (NPCA), Melissa Memory
and Nancy Russell

11 am - 12 Noon
Endangered World -
Xavier Cortada

William Sweetlove and Cracking Art Group

EEI Organic Gardens Started in the Community
Earth Ethics Institute Collaborations

 Kendall Campus
 Water Clock Project


 Chandra links pulsar to historic supernova 


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