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Sustainability Month 2013

 

2014 April Sustainability Month

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2013 April Sustainability Month 

April is Sustainability Month at Pacific, helping create a campus culture that advances a sustainable future among all members of the Pacific community.

This year, all three campuses are participating in Sustainability Month. On the Stockton Campus, we're excited to have Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, visit campus to talk about sustainable, healthy eating.

In addition to Eric Schlosser, we will continue our annual EcoShow and invite the community to join us at the 25th Annual Stockton Earth Day. 

See a full listing of events below, or download the Sustainability Month calendar.

Stockton Campus Events, April 2013:

Environmental Justice PanelStockton Environmental Justice Research Panel, April 2nd

7:00 p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Morris Chapel, Sears Room 114 
Presentation on the findings from new research focused on environmental health and justice in Stockton, focusing on topics likes climate change, food insecurity, home foreclosure, and toxic exposure.

Wild and Scenic FF

Wild and Scenic Film Festival, April 11th

6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
WPC Room 140 
Theme: "A Climate of Change"
Considered one of the nation's premiere environmental and adventure film festivals, this year's films combine stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography and first-rate storytelling to inform, inspire and ignite solutions and possibilities to restore the earth and human communities while creating a positive future for the next generation. Festival-goers can expect to see Award winning films about nature, community activism, adventure, conservation, water, energy and climate change, wildlife, environmental justice, agriculture, Native American and indigenous cultures. 

Festival Schedule: 
6 - 6:30pm Reception, 6:30 - 7:30pm Films, Intermission, 7:45 - 8:30pm Films


Eric Schlosser

Eric Schlosser, April 17th

7:30 p.m.
Long Theater 
Free and open to the public, Eric Schlosser offers a lecture on sustainable, healthy eating. Eric Schlosser is the author of the best-selling novel, Fast Food Nation.
See Eric Schlosser Bio here


EcoShow

EcoShow (Fashion, Art and Poetry), April 19th

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
South Campus, near the Ted and Chris Robb Garden
Pacific's annual Eco Show features students modeling handmade, recycled clothing and jewelry made from unconventional materials like shopping bags, boxes, and aluminum cans. The event also features sustainability-themed poetry and art, as well as free food and music!
Click here for the EcoShow Application
Application deadline is April 5th by 5pm


Earth Day Festival

Stockton Earth Day Festival, April 21st

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Victory Park
Enjoy delicious, healthy food with friends and family at the 25th Annual Stockton Earth Day festival! Featuring a family fun bike ride, live music and entertainment, and free admission! Learn More>>


 

Pacific McGeorge School of Law
Sacramento Campus Events, April 2013: 

Earth Law Week:
3/25-29 Student Animal Legal Defense Fund pet food drive
3/26 5-6 pm Career Panel- ELS- Grand Salon, Library
3/27 Dunk Tank in quad 4-6pm
3/28 9am to 1pm: E-waste collection, Proceeds to McGeorge garden. 5-6 pm Mono Lake Discussion- WLS (Room A)
3/29 6:30-8:30 (student center) Trivia night with alumni and faculty
3/30 Habitat for Humanity with MPLS

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
San Francisco Campus Events, April 2013:

4/15, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., Room 103:
Recology San Francisco Guest Lecturer
4/16, All Day, Outside Parking Lot:
Mike's Bikes Free Bike Tune-Up Day. In addition to free bike tune-ups, this event will also provide an opportunity for used bike donations! Donated bikes will be refurbished by and sent to individuals in Africa who currently do not have access to bikes.
4/17, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m., Room 104:
Sustainable Employee Perks and Giveaway - Refreshments, entertainment, and gift giveaways
4/18, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., Room 308:
Sustainable Film Viewing

For questions about any of these events please contact:
Shanna Eller, Sustaining Pacific, seller@pacific.edu
McGeorge Environmental Law Society, mcgeorgeels@gmail.com
Eve Cuny, Dugoni Environmental Health and Safety Director, ecuny@pacific.edu