Past Events

Nov 29 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Learn about the Office of Sustainability Initiatives at our Minneapolis Campus Office Hours! Read More

Nov 14 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Learn about mass transit options for UST students from the results of one of Metro Transit's F'17 Sustainable Community Partnership (SCP) projects. Read More

Nov 14 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

SETAC Town Hall: "What’s in Your Water? Using Science-Informed Problem Solving to Protect our Most Valuable Resource" Read More

Nov 04 2017

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn about Irish Environmentalism as the University of St. Thomas presents an afternoon program titled “How Green Is the Emerald Isle? Ireland and the Environment.” Read More

Oct 25 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Learn about the Office of Sustainability Initiatives at our Minneapolis Campus Office Hours! Read More

Oct 24 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Leverage your Sustainable Communities Partnership experience for jobs and grad school applications. Read More

Oct 19 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mel Chin returns to St. Paul to discuss revival field (1990- ) and "Green Remediation". Read More

Oct 10 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Brian Krohnke will speak about reforestation projects in the Mindo Cloudforest in Ecuador and their partnership with Tiny Footprint Coffee in Minnesota, a carbon-negative coffee distributor. Read More

Sep 26 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Discover how students are solving real-world sustainability issues in the Twin Cities during class! Display will be in the Library Rotunda from September 26th to October 8th. Read More

Sep 27 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Hamse Warfa will give a talk on the global refugee crisis and his work to bring innovative solutions to improve the refugee systems. Read More

Sep 18 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

The Center for Ethical Business Cultures welcomes Klaus Leisinger to discuss: "Global Sustainability: Ethical Business Leadership is Essential" Read More

Sep 13 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join Metro Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERT) friends past and present to celebrate their 10th year of connecting communities to resources! Read More

Jun 28 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Sustainability, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Workshop at the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment in collaboration with North Hennepin Community College, June 28-June 30. Read More

May 23 2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

A one day, summer workshop sponsored by the Office of Sustainability Initiatives. Read More

May 11 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Don't miss the Department of Biology Greenhouse's spring plant sale May 11 & 12, 8-5pm. Choose from vegetable starts, herbs, flowering annuals, MN native perennials, medicinal plants and succulents. Read More

May 05 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Dr. Jessica Hellman, Director of the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota will be talking about climate change and biodiversity Read More

Apr 27 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Dr. Chase Hobbs-Morgan talks physical and emotional responses to the idea of climate change. Lunch provided, sponsored by the Political Science Department. Read More

Apr 25 2017

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

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. Read More

Apr 25 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Interested in a career in sustainability? SCP partners from different disciplines discuss their career paths and career opportunities in sustainability. Read More

Apr 27 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The US State Department has coveted internships and jobs-get the inside scoop at this session. Read More

Apr 12 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Fresh Energy's Executive Director Michael Noble calls for accountability of all parties during the transition to a renewable energy economy. Read More

Mar 31 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Stop by the Sustainable Communities Partnership (SCP) faculty open house and happy hour to meet our partners, learn about available projects for 2017-18, and find out how your course can participate. Read More

Feb 27 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Discover how students are solving real-world sustainability issues in the Twin Cities during class! Display in Library Rotunda February 27-March 10. Read More

Mar 01 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

This talk describes the saga of the UNESCO Declared World Heritage site of the 16th Century Dutch Fort in Galle, Sri Lanka Read More

Feb 23 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join the Women's Environmental Network for a speed networking event. All are welcome! Read More

Feb 22 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

One of the premier college/employer partnerships in the country Read More

Feb 23 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Climate change will be the focus of a town hall discussion involving U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, St. Thomas faculty Dr. John Abraham, and two other climate and weather experts. Read More

Feb 16 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Stop by the fair to learn about community engagement opportunities! Read More

Feb 09 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Alumni Relations Office is holding a speed networking event for students Read More

Feb 08 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Attend this career fair intended to help students and organizations connect regarding full-time jobs and internships in the environmental and natural resources fields. Read More

Dec 07 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Please join Clean Energy Economy Minnesota and the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship for a discussion on grid modernization and its impact on Minnesota companies. Read More

Dec 06 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Come hear students, faculty, and partners present their work on fall 2016 Sustainable Communities Partnership projects. Read More

Nov 15 2016

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Learn how your SCP experience can work for you! Read More

Nov 04 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Seminar given by Dr. Dan Cariveau from the University of Minnesota's Bee Lab Read More

Nov 04 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Dr. Irena Feygina of Climate Central will speak about the role of behavioral science in action against climate change. Read More

Nov 01 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Learn all about microgrids and hear an overview of the University of St. Thomas Renewable Energy Facility (USTREF) Read More

Nov 09 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join the Luann Dummer Center for Women for a documentary about 3 defiant women living in one of the most toxic places on earth. Read More

Oct 25 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SCP partners discuss their career paths and career opportunities in sustainability. Read More

Oct 18 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join Metro Clean Energy Resource Team (Metro CERT) to celebrate their 9th year of connecting communities to clean energy resources! Read More

Oct 18 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Hear a panel of experts discuss their work and vision for Community Solar in the Twin Cities. Read More

Oct 13 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Will Steger, world renowned polar explorer, presents a message of hope and empowerment in the face of climate change. Read More

Oct 13 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join representatives from Elk River, Minnesota and Iserlohn, Germany to learn more about their innovative partnership on energy-smart and sustainability projects. Read More

Oct 07 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us to share ideas, insights, and challenges about integrating an SCP project into your course and enjoy a happy hour break! Read More

Oct 07 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Listen to Dr. Costanza Consolandi present preliminary results of a research piece. Read More

Oct 04 2016

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Students who have done collaborative work with a faculty member are invited to present their work in a poster session called Inquiry at UST. Read More

Sep 28 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Discover specific ways to immediately participate in the Circular Economy at home, in your community and at your organizations. Read More

Sep 14 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for the Sustainable Communities Partnership Fall Kickoff! Read More

Nov 06 2015

Friday, November 6, 2015, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Stop by the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library Leather Room (LIB 108) between 3-5pm on Friday, November 6 to learn about our Spring 2016 pilot partners, projects, and how your course can participate. Read More