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EEI Courses in Collaboration with Community Ed

Designing Photovoltaic Systems
June 5, 2009
MDC North Campus
Installing Photovoltaic System
June 6, 2009
MDC North Campus

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Women’s Wisdom Luncheon

Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Earth Day
Noon—1:30 PM  
MDC Kendall Campus, Room K422

The Garden Spa
Healthy Body Care
Step into a world of natural beauty



Energy Independence:

Greening Buildings in a Shrinking Economy

March 4, 2009 - MDC Wolfson Campus-
300 NE 2nd Ave,
Building 3000, Room 3210

Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), comprised of nine (9) campuses, is leading the country  with approximately 83 LEED (Leadership in  Energy and Environmental Design) projects in process. Larry Eisenberg, Dr. Woodrow Clark, and Bharat Patel  are the team at LACCD spearheading this large sustainable development program. They will be presenting at on what they are doing and how they are funding it.

March 5, 2009- MDC Kendall Campus,
Conference Day
MDC Employees Only


Larry Eisenberg, Woody Clark, Bharat Patel

Cosponsored by:
AIA Architecture Club,
USGBC South Florida Chapter,
City of Miami Office of Sustainable Initiatives,
Miami-Dade County Office of Sustainability, Miami Dade College,
Earth Ethics Institute

Impact of Food on the Environment Part 1
CTD Reference #532545
March 20, 2009
Miami Dade College, Hialeah  Campus

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Susan Luck, Keynote
5 hours of Professional Development credit awarded to faculty


Between the Clouds

Monday, March 2, 2009- 12 Noon
Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus
300 NE 2nd Ave

Triangle Garden by Fountain
West Side of Building 1

Environmental Sculpture
by Susan Banks

Dance Performance by Belaxis Buil & Hellektrick Company

The Center for Earth Jurisprudence presents

Precautionary Principle Academy: Walking the Green Line
more info
Friday, February 6, 2009
Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus
Room 3210 - 8:30 am - 4 pm

8 Hours Professional Development Credit for MDC Faculty

Carolyn Raffensperger, M.A., J.D.,
Ted Schettler, M.D., M.P.H., and
Joseph Guth, J.D., Ph.D

Three national experts from the
Science and Environmental Health Network (SEHN) bios

Panel of Local Issues featuring:
Richard Grosso, Esq., Executive director and general council for the Everglades Law Center and professor of law at Nova University
Carlos Espinosa, Director of the Department of Environmental Resources Management (DERM)
Kelly Brooks Smith, Lehtinen Riedi Brooks Moncarz, P.A. (representing Miccosukee Tribe)
Murray Greenburg, Esq., former Dade County Attorney

MDC Faculty and Staff - REGISTER WITH CTD -
REFERENCE # 520131


Center for Earth Jurisprudence

in Collaboration with
Earth Ethics Institute at Miami Dade College
The MDC Law Center
The City of Miami, Office of Sustainable Initiatives

6.5 CLE credits for attorneys
8 hours Professional Development Credit for
MDC Faculty

Center for Earth Jurisprudence
Science and Environmental Health Network

Thursday, Feb 5 -
reception for registered participants

Co-sponsored by
MDC, Earth Ethics Institute, MDC Law Center and the City of Miami Office of Sustainable Initiatives

Free for Faculty, Staff and Students at:
Barry University, Miami Dade College
and St. Thomas University
$30 general public;
$80 attorneys seeking CLE credit

On Global Warming

Thursday, February 5, 2009
The National Teach-In on Global Warming will engage over a million Americans in solutions-driven dialogue. As educators, students and citizens, we owe our nation a focused conversation about the critical decisions that will determine if our descendants will inherit a prosperous or an impoverished planet. Watch for programs planned by EEI.

Link to Miami Dade College Presentations
Hialeah, InterAmerican, Kendall, North, Wolfson Campuses


Solutions for the First 100 Days

Join David Orr, Hunter Lovins, Betsy Taylor, Ray Anderson, Billy Parish and Wahleah Johns

Dr. Hal Wanless, Dr. Brain Soden, Dr. Arturo Rodriguez, Captain Dan Kipnis,
Artist Xavier Cortada

World Cafes
North Campus, InterAmerican Campus

Sustainable Agriculture and
Global Nutrition

Kendall Campus, Honors College Colloquium

Individual Classroom Activities

National Teach In on Global Warming


“Love, Women, & Flowers”
The Colombian Flower Industry Exposed

Thursday, January 29, 2009 - 9:50 am
Miami Dade College, Hialeah Campus, Room 1209

Thursday, November 20, 2008  - 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus,  -- Room 2106

Film Screening and Lecture
Flower workers in Colombia face all types of labor problems on a daily basis. These issues go from low wages, unpaid overtime, excessive workload, sexual abuse and unsafe working environments.


 Chandra links pulsar to historic supernova 


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