Interconnections – Earth Week Festival Event Schedule

 

Saturday, April 16, 2016

 

Sunday, April 17, 2016

  • 1:00-5:00 EcoEd Research Program Symposium
    • Presentations
    • Location: Sage 3510
  • 1:00-Friday SciTechSoc Scavenger Hunt
    • Hands-on scavenger hunt
    • Ends Friday, April 22
    • Location: campus-wide

Monday April 18, 2016

  • 10:00-11:45 Natural Building in Practice and Perspective
    • A lecture by Michael McDonough of Rising Earth Natural Building
    • Location: CBIS auditorium
  • 2:00-3:45 Saving This Place
    • Film viewing with filmmaker Rik Scarce
    • Discussion to follow
    • Location: CBIS auditorium
  • 2:00-3:45 Dealing with Water Contamination in Hoosick Falls, NY
    • Radio show by wrpi
    • Featuring Kyle Ritchie
  • 4:00-5:45 Collaborating for Clean Water: Hoosick Falls in Perspective
    • Panel
    • Location: CBIS Auditorium
  • 6:30-8:00
    • With Alex Latorto of the Energy Justice Network
    • Hands-on activity
    • Location: Sage 5711
  • 7:00-8:30 Terrarium Workshop
    • Hands-on workshop
    • Featuring Forage + Sundry
    • Location: Vasudha Lounge

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

  • 10:00-11:45 Frack U
    • A lecture with Alex Lotorto of the Energy Justice Network
    • Location: CBIS Auditorium
  • 12:00-2:00 Sustainable Transportation Futures
    • A panel on the future of transportation
    • Location: CBIS Auditorium
  • 2:00-4:00 Sciences in Environmental Activism
    • An activist panel
    • Location: CBIS Auditorium
  • 4:00-6:00 Graduate Sustainability Research Exchange
    • Presentations
    • Location: CBIS Auditorium
  • 5:00-6:30 Eco-Games 
    • With SEP & SSTF
    • Hands-on games
    • Location: Mother’s in the Rensselaer Union
  • 6:00-7:30 Terrarium Workshop
    • Hands-on workshop
    • Featuring Forage + Sundry
    • Location: Vasudha Lounge

 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

  • All Day Green Greeks Day of Service
    • Hands-on
    • Location: campus-wide
  • 9:30-2:00 Tamarc 1st Graders Go to College
    • A community visit
    • Location: Mother’s in Rensselaer Union
  • 1:00-3:00 Earth Week Lunch and Reception
    • Buffet Style Lunch hosted by Terra Cafe
    • Location: EMPAC 5000 & 6000 Level, Evelyn’s Cafe
  • 1:00-2:00 Reflections on a Career in Fracture Mechanics: Everything Put Together Sooner or Later Falls Apart
    • A lecture by Tony Ingraffia of Cornell University
    • Location: Eaton 214
  • 3:00-4:00 Campaigning for Energy Justice
    • Radio show by wrpi
    • Featuring Alex Latorto of the Energy Justice Network
  • 5:00-6:30 Canning with Vasudha
    • Hands-on 
    • Location: Vasudha Lounge
  • 7:00-8:30 Fracking Forward: Directions in Energy Justice Activism
    • A panel discussion
    • Location: CBIS Auditorium

Thursday, April 21, 2016

  • 10:00-11:45 Black Gold
    • Film and discussion
    • Presentations by students in Food, Farms, and Famines (Professor Abby Kinchy of the STS Department)
    • Location: CBIS Auditorium
  • 2:00-3:45 Urbanized
    • Film and discussion with Professor Brandon Costelloe-Kuehn of the STS Department
    • Location: CBIS Auditorium
  • 4:00-6:00 Gray Vs. Green Infrastructure
    • A lecture with Lindsey Ostrander of Delaware Engineering & New York WEA, Society for Enviro Professionals 
    • Location: CBIS Auditorium

 

Friday, April 22, 2016

  • 10:00-4:00 Ecologic’s Earth Fest 
    • Hands-on
    • Location: Rensselaer Union
  • 10:00-11:45 Debating Nuclear
    • With WIN (Women in Nuclear) and the RPI Debate Team
    • Panel
    • Location: CBIS Auditorium
  • 12:00-1:45 Movements of Elements in the Ecosystem
    • A lecture with Professor Rick Relyea of RPI Biological Sciences
    • Location: CBIS Auditorium
  • 3:00-4:00 Wiring Lake George
    • A panel discussion with Matt Schuler, Deb McGuinness, and Andrea Williams
    • Location: CBIS Auditorium
  • 5:00-6:30 Mother: Caring for 7 Billion
    • A film and discussion with Professor Chris Bystroff of the RPI Bioinformatics Program
    • Location: CBIS Auditorium
  • 6:00-9:00 pm  EcoKids Night Out
    • With the Society for Environmental Professionals
    • Hands-on 
    • Location: Academy Hall

 

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