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Earth Week Happenings at UST

Tuesday, Apr. 22

Planting seeds and promotion. Over convo hour on the plaza. Plant seeds and learn about other Earth Week activities.

Earth Week TED Talk Series (Scooters). Green Team with HANA, 6 p.m. at Scooters (food will be provided). Professors to speak: Adam Kay (biology), Mark Neuzil (COJO), Dale Thompson (Business Law), Camille George (Engineering).

Thursday, Apr. 24

Green Research Symposium (ASC Hearth Room), 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Biology and other students presenting on Green research at UST. Biology Club will be catering the event.

Greenhouse/Stewardship Garden tour.12 p.m., meet by JRC 126 auditorium.

Nice Ride Bikes Special Offer. Nice Ride (the green bikes) will have coupons for $10 memberships (a great savings). 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., table outside Anderson Student Center. You can sign up at the table, and get a free Nice Ride t-shirt.

Friday, Apr. 25

Thrift Store Run. 4:30-6:30 p.m., car pooling, meet at Cretin Avenue turn-around by ASC.

Saturday, Apr. 26

Nature Hike and Mississippi River Clean-up. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Great opportunity to get service hours. Meet down by the river (Mississippi River Blvd. and Summit Ave.). There will be a tent with refreshments. Come for as long as you can!


 

 

 

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UST signs Presidents Climate Commitment

President Dease announced the signing of the Presidents Climate Commitment at his 2008 Convocation Speech