Minnesota-Germany Collaboration in Sustainability

Learn about a variety of activities displaying US-German collaboration in sustainability and renewable energy as well as renewable energy initiatives at the University of St. Thomas.

Date & Time:

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Location:

North Woulfe Hall, Anderson Student Center

University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus


The USA and Germany can be powerful collaborators when it comes to sustainability, as evident in the Transatlantic Climate Bridge. A variety of regional initiatives are being implemented in the United States, and the US government is making efforts to increase renewable energy and energy efficiency. (German Mission)

To commemorate this partnership, join us on April 25th at the University of St. Thomas and learn about a variety of activities displaying US-German collaboration in sustainability and renewable energy as well as renewable energy initiatives at the University of St. Thomas. Examples from German and Minnesotan Cities and St. Thomas include

  • German-Minnesotan city collaborations in sustainable energy infrastructures and clean energy
  • Experiential learning and study abroad in sustainability
  • The Renewable Energy Facility (USTREF), an innovative microgrid research and testing facility at St. Thomas

The Minnesota German community is invited to this event brought to you by the University of St. Thomas German Program, the Office of Sustainability Initiatives, and the Office of Study Abroad. The event commences with a reception at 6:30pm including hors d'oeuvres followed by presentations by Kristin Mroz (Environmental Quality Board State of MN), Professor Elise Amel (Psychology), and Professor Greg Mowry (Engineering), discussing innovative initiatives in sustainability and renewable energy.

This event is free and open to the public. Join us for the pre-event reception at 6:30pm or for the program beginning at 7pm.



All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.