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SFI weekly newsletter (December 08, 2008)

A weekly service of SFI

 

 A web version of this newsletter will soon be available at www.sfi.mtu.edu

SFI NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. “Climate Change and the Sustainability of Water Resources.” course offered for Spring 2009

2. Trinity Episcopal Church, and the Diversity, Integrity & Justice Discussion Group

3. Village of Carney, Michigan, requests help with sustainability planning

4. Interest in the new Green Campus Enterprise is High

5. SFI Member Publications to be Posted on New SFI Website

6. Robert Froese interviewed for Marquette Mining Journal Story

7. Reports on the South Asia Women in Energy Workshop in Bangladesh

 

SFI NEW FUNDING

1. Assessing the Carrying Capacity of the Great Lakes Natural Environment of Western Michigan

2. Investigation into the Enhancement of Thermoplastic Polymers with Conductive Nano Materials

 

SUSTAINABILITY NEWS

1. Sustainability List for Cities

SEMINARS

FUNDING & AWARD OPPORTUNITIES

1. Africa-US Higher Education Initiative Planning Grants
2. Math and Science Partnership (MSP) 09-507

3. Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program 09-513

4. Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) 09-505

 JOBS & INTERNSHIPS & Ph.D. OPPORTUNITIES

1. AASHE is hiring a STARS Program Manager

2. Sustainability Director, Boston U

3. Director of Campus Sustainability Programs, U North Texas

4. Asst Prof, Env'l Mgmt & Policy, Southern New Hampshire U

5. Asst Prof, Earth & Env'l Science, U Wisconsin Eau Claire

6.  Positions, Energy Action Coalition
7. Green Chemistry Fellowship Program

8. AAUW Professions Fellowships 2009-2010 Academic Year

9. 2009 Service Learning Opportunities at iCAST Now Open for Applications:

10. Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards.

11. The Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship

12. The Kenneth G. Hancock Memorial Award

13. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 

 
NEW RESOURCES

1. New Guide on Funding Mechanisms for Campus Sustainability Initiatives

2. Guide to Greener Electronics

3. Sustainability: The Journal of Record

 

EVENTS & CONFERENCES 
1. Webinar on Establishing a Campus Sustainability Program
2.  Midwest Regional Collaborative for Sustainability Education Workshop June 22 to 26

3. 2009 International Symposium on Environmental Science & Technology Shanghai, June 2–6

4. "Compatible with Climate Change"   Pakistan in March 10-12, 2009.

5. CFP Third Annual Michigan Agri-Energy Conference Kalamazoo, Michigan March 30-31,

6. Seventh International Conf. on Ecosystems and Sustainable Development 8 - 10 July Italy

7. 8th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth: Building Safe, Healthy and Livable Communities. January 22-24, 2009


The weekly newsletters are now posted at our Website (http://www.sfi.mtu.edu/) under “Press Room.” In an effort to increase recognition and enhance SFI’s image, we want to include more publicity about SFI  member achievements. Please send announcements of your publications, presentations, awards, and names of awarded proposals. Please send items for inclusion in SFI weekly newsletter to Denise Heikinen, Communications Coordinator, at dmheikin@mtu.edu, or call (906)487-0044.

 

SFI NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

1.. “Climate Change and the Sustainability of Water Resources.” course offered for Spring
The organizers of the Center for Water and Society course(Alex Mayer, Tom Pypker, and Kathy Halvorsen) are asking for suggestions for appropriate discussion papers dealing with a broad range of the dimensions of climate change and the sustainability of water resources. They also ask for names of potential guest lecturers for the course. They are interested in both student and faculty participants.  The organizers will be serving intellectual and actual refreshments. Contact Alex Mayer (asmayer), Tom Pypker (tgpypker) and Kathy Halvorsen (kehalvor).
See announcement at: http://www.mtcws.mtu.edu/education.html

 

4. Trinity Episcopal Church, and the Diversity, Integrity & Justice Discussion Group

"Radical Abundance: A Theology of Sustainability." Webcasts January 22 & 23, 2009

 

The Canterbury House Student Organization, Trinity Episcopal Church, and the Diversity, Integrity & Justice Discussion Group will be bringing to the campus of Michigan Tech the webcast of the 2009 Trinity Institute. This year's theme is "Radical Abundance: A Theology of Sustainability." Guest speakers include Majora Carter, Timothy J. Gorringe, David Korten, and Nestor Miguez. The webcasts and discussion groups will take place on January 22 & 23, 2009 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. in the MUB Ballroom. The sessions will be held via teleconference in the MUB Ballroom on those two days, and discussion groups led by people from the Keweenaw Co-op, Finlandia, and Michigan Tech will be held between sessions.
Volunteers will be needed to serve as facilitators for the discussion groups. Training is provided. If you are interested in being a facilitator please contact Rob Bishop ("Robert Bishop" rmbishop@mtu.edu) by December 23, 2008. The event is free and open to the public. If you have any questions about the event, please feel free to contact Rob Bishop.


5. Village of Carney, Michigan, requests help with sustainability planning

An engineer and member of a planning commission from the Village of Carney, Michigan, (in the UP, Menominee County near Wisconsin border) contacted SFI asking for help developing plans to ensure sustainability for the community after a local mine leaves the area. He is interested in structuring the entire community so that it maintains economic, environmental, and social sustainability. Carney is not in a position to hire someone, but the situation might present possibilities for a class project, Enterprise, or other group effort similar to what the New York Times reported (Dec 4) about Middlebury College conducting a feasibility study for a local community (See ).

Some background information on the Village of Carney supplied by Dan Routhier

·         Population 225

·         poverty level is over 50%

·         Frigo Cheese, which employed 90-100 people, closed about 20 years ago.

·         Most people travel ~30-40 miles one way for work.

·         The School is the largest employer in town now.

·         Carney has a municipal water system, but does not have a municipal waste water treatment system.

·         The soil types are not very good for on-site septic drainfield systems.  The Health Department makes it very difficult to get septic permits, which is hindering any kind of development.

·         If interested please contact Daniel G. Routhier, P.E.
DGR Engineering, LLC   Suite C, 54 N. Highway U.S. 41  Carney, MI  49812  906.639.3122

 

6. Interest in the new Green Campus Enterprise is High

The new Green Campus Enterprise met this week to overwhelming interest. It was reported that the crowd filled the room at Fisher (holds ~45) for an informational meeting and then overflowed into the hallway! The Green Campus Enterprise is a student-led sustainability initiative to shape and engineer the mission to make Michigan Tech more sustainable. Contact Charles Workman, Pavlis Institute for Global Technological Leadership.

7. SFI Member Publications to be Posted on New SFI Website

Work on the SFI’s new website is progressing, and will include SFI publications. Many journals are now allowing whole articles to be posted on university websites, but some journals still permit only the abstract. See examples below.*

Please check the journal's website to be sure of its copyright policy. Then send a PDF or abstract of your publications in accordance with your journal's policy to Melissa Davis (melissad@mtu.edu).

*Examples of Elsevier and American Chemical Society policies:


8. Robert Froese interviewed for Marquette Mining Journal Story

See Expert: U.P. prime area for biomass production

http://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/518913.html?nav=5006

 

9. Reports on the South Asia Women in Energy Workshop in Bangladesh

 

South Asia Women in Energy (SAWIE) conducted its Second Application Workshop on Efficient Energy Management and Renewable Energy from November 17-19 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

Merle Kindred, PhD, a graduate of MTU's Rhetoric and Technical Communications program, presented on "An Indo-American Venture: Building an Energy Efficient House in Kerala, India with the Centre of Science and Technology for Rural Development (COSTFORD) Using Indigenous Knowledge and Appropriate Technology, Part

II." Attendees represented women from eight countries of South Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka with Kindred representing what she calls "Amerikerala." Topics included: Renewable Energy Technology/Green Architecture, Micro Finance/Income Generationm Capacity Building/Best Practices/Information Sharing, and Gender Streamlining. Those interested in further information on SAWIE can contact Kindred: mekindred@gmail.com.

 

SFI NEW FUNDING

1. Assessing the Carrying Capacity of the Great Lakes Natural Environment of Western Michigan

Investigators: William Breffle (SBE/SFI), Amlan Mukherjee (CEE/SFI), John Sutherland (SFI/MEEM), Susan Amato-Henderson (SCLS/SFI)

 

2. Investigation into the Enhancement of Thermoplastic Polymers with Conductive Nano Materials

Investigator: Julia King (ChE)

 

SUSTAINABILITY NEWS

1. Sustainability List for Cities

Portland, Ore., is the most sustainable city in the nation, according to San Francisco-based SustainLane's U.S. City Rankings. SustainLane analyzed 50 major cities' performance in 16 areas of urban sustainability — an approach to planning that emphasizes the efficient use of current resources to conserve them for future generations — such as air quality, energy and climate change programs, and water supply.

The complete list is available at http://www.sustainlane.com/us-city-rankings/.

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FUNDING & AWARD OPPORTUNITIES  


To submit research proposals through the Sustainable Futures Institute, add “SFI” to the DEPT/CENTER/INSTITUTE(S) column for identifying the PI’s and co-PI’s. The transmittal sheet must then be signed by the SFI Director, John Sutherland, on page 3. (If John Sutherland is unavailable for signing transmittal sheets, Qiong (Jane) Zhang can also sign for SFI). Submitting proposals under SFI provides wider publicity and  recognition for your research as well as a 10% return on your incentive account.

New Limited Submission opportunities

1. Africa-US Higher Education Initiative Planning Grants
internal deadline December 19, 2008

Higher Education for Development (HED) anticipates making twenty (20) awards of up to $50,000 for a five-month period, contingent on the approval of  funding by the United States Agency for International (USAID). These awards are intended to support planning for long-term partnerships to strengthen the capacity of African higher education institutions in the areas of (1) agriculture, environment and natural resources, (2) health, (3) science and technology, (4) engineering, (5) education and teacher training/preparation, and (6) business, management and economics and increase the engagement of U.S. higher education institutions in Africa.

http://www.hedprogram.org/tabid/66/itemid/182/AfricaUS-Higher-Education-Initiative-Planning-G.aspx


2. Math and Science Partnership (MSP) 09-507

internal deadline January 6, 2009

The Math and Science Partnership (MSP) program is a major research and development effort that supports innovative partnerships to improve K-12 student achievement in mathematics and science. MSP projects are expected to raise the achievement levels of all students and significantly reduce achievement gaps in the mathematics and science performance of diverse student populations. In order to improve the mathematics and science achievement of the Nation's students, MSP projects contribute to what is known in mathematics and science education and serve as models that have a sufficiently strong evidence/research base to improve the mathematics and science education outcomes for all students. NSF's MSP program coordinates its effort with the Mathematics and Science Partnerships program of the U.S. Department of Education in the expectation that effective innovations in mathematics and science education will be disseminated into wider practice. The two programs are significant components of the America COMPETES Act of 2007 (Public Law 110-69).

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2009/nsf09507/nsf09507.htm

3. Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program 09-513

internal deadline January 13, 2009

The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics and science teachers. The program provides funds to institutions of higher education to support scholarships, stipends, and academic programs for undergraduate STEM majors and post-baccalaureate students holding STEM degrees who commit to teaching in high-need K-12 school districts.   A new component of the program supports STEM professionals who enroll as NSF Teaching Fellows in master's degree programs leading to teacher certification by providing academic courses, professional development, and salary supplements while they are fulfilling a four-year teaching commitment in a high need school district.  This new component also supports the development of NSF Master Teaching Fellows by providing professional development and salary supplements for exemplary math and science teachers to become Master Teachers in high need school districts.

 

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2009/nsf09513/nsf09513.htm


4. Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) 09-505
internal deadline January 15, 2009

The Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) program seeks to catalyze a higher level of international engagement in the U.S. science and engineering community by supporting innovative, international research and education collaborations. The program will enable U.S. scientists and engineers to establish collaborative relationships with international colleagues in order to advance new knowledge and discoveries at the frontiers of science and engineering and to promote the development of a diverse, globally-engaged U.S. scientific and engineering workforce. International partnerships are, and will be, increasingly indispensable in addressing many critical science and engineering problems. As science and engineering discoveries result more and more from international collaboration, U.S. researchers and educators must be able to operate effectively in teams comprised of partners from different nations and cultural backgrounds. The PIRE program will support bold, forward-looking research whose successful outcome results from all partners—U.S. and foreign—providing unique contributions to the research endeavor. It is also intended to facilitate greater student preparation for and participation in international research collaboration, and to contribute to the development of a diverse, globally-engaged U.S. science and engineering workforce. The program aims to support partnerships that will strengthen the capacity of institutions, multi-institutional consortia, and networks to engage in and benefit from international research and education collaborations. http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2009/nsf09505/nsf09505.htm

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JOBS & INTERNSHIPS & STUDENT & Ph.D. OPPORTUNITIES

 

1. AASHE is hiring a STARS Program Manager

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) seeks a Program Manager to lead the development, launch, and operation of the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). The STARS program is a broadly participatory effort to develop a system for gauging the sustainability performance of colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. Over 90 colleges and universities are pilot testing STARS in 2008. An official launch of the program is planned for Fall 2009.

 

A full position description and application instructions are available at www.aashe.org/highlights/STARS_Program_Manager.php. 


2. Sustainability Director, Boston U

http://www.bu.edu/hr/employment/jobs/pa.shtml

3. Director of Campus Sustainability Programs, U North Texas

https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1229100229891

 

4. Asst Prof, Env'l Mgmt & Policy, Southern New Hampshire U

http://chronicle.com/jobs/id.php?id=0000582716-01&pg=s&cc=

5. Asst Prof, Earth & Env'l Science, U Wisconsin Eau Claire
The Department of Geology at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Earth and Environmental Science, with an appointment that begins August 24, 2009. The primary responsibility will be to develop a laboratory and field intensive lower division Earth and Environmental Science course for general education and education students. The successful applicant will be expected to develop interdisciplinary Earth and Environmental Science curricula that will integrate with the newly developed Watershed Institute for Collaborative Environmental Studies and the Freshmen Gateway Colloquia. A completed Ph.D. in geology, environmental science or a closely related discipline is required at the time of appointment. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled.

http://www.uwec.edu/acadaff/jobs/faculty/GeologyEarthEnvironSciF-552.htm


6.  Positions, Energy Action Coalition
The Energy Action Coalition is seeking a Managing Director, an Online Organizer, an Outreach and Environmental Justice Director, 6 Fellows, and a Power Shift 2009 Coordinator. The Managing Director will be responsible for overseeing all staff support and management systems, managing the Washington, DC office administration, and will work closely with the Executive Director and Coalition Coordinator as a leadership team for the Energy Action Coalition. The Online Organizer will be responsible for working with the online team in developing and implementing online strategies for campaigns. The Outreach and Environmental Justice Director will provide direct support to the environmental justice and economic justice organizations within the coalition. The Power Shift 2009 Coordinator will manage a team of staff, contractors, interns and volunteers to plan power Shift 2009. Available Fellowships include a Green Jobs Fellow, a Media and Communication Fellow, Power Shift 2009 Fellows, Power Vote Fellows, a Diverse Materials Fellow, and an Anti-Oppression Fellow. Desired skills and qualifications vary. Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately; interviews will take place on a rolling basis.

http://energyactioncoalition.org/whoweare/coreteam/jobs

 

7. Green Chemistry Fellowship Program

Beyond Benign invites U.S. graduate and undergraduate college and university students to apply for its Green Chemistry Outreach Fellow Program. Selected Fellows will serve as "Beyond Begign Outeach Ambassadors." As an Ambassador, the student will be the link between green chemistry and their community. They will learn about green chemistry and green chemistry applications in society; receive training on how to demonstrate green chemistry technologies to a K-12 audience through hands-on activities; engage in at least 4 outreach activities per year by visiting local schools and/or working with local community groups; and document every outreach activity according to Beyond Benign protocols.

8. Selected AAUW Professions Fellowships 2009-2010 Academic Year

Master's and First Professional Awards

$5,000 - $12,000

Applications available*

Aug. 1, 2008-Jan. 10, 2009

Application deadline*

January 10, 2009

Fellowship year

July 1, 2009-June 30, 2010

    Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study at accredited U.S. institutions during the fellowship year in one of the designated degree programs where women's participation traditionally has been low. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Opportunities exist for engineers  as well as architects, lawyers, MBAs, and doctors. Abigail Clarke-Sather, SFI Doctoral Candidate  in Mechanical Engineering, currently has one of these fellowships.
http://www.aauw.org/education/fga/fellowships_grants/selected.cfm 

 

9. 2009 Service Learning Opportunities at iCAST Now Open for Applications:

We currently have service learning opportunities open for students of Engineering, Business, and Communications. We also offer a few Interdisciplinary options. As you know, iCAST is a service learning organization. If you think one of these opportunities would make a good project for your classroom, contact us. Or if you would like to tackle one of these opportunities as an internship, please send a proposal, along with your resume and cover letter. We look forward to working with many students from across the country. Send Cover Letter and Resume to Raph@icastusa.org Sustainability Project Manager https://huskymail.mtu.edu/zimbra/?client=advanced#54

 

10. Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards.

EPA is now accepting nominations for the 2009 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. These awards recognize innovative chemical technologies that incorporate green chemistry into chemical design, manufacture and use -- and that have broad applications in industry.

Nominated technologies should reduce or eliminate the use or generation of hazardous substances from a chemical product or process. Any individual, group or organization, both nonprofit and for-profit, including academia and industry, may nominate a green chemistry technology for these awards. Self-nominations are welcome and expected. Each nominated technology must have reached a significant milestone within the past five years in the United States. Typically, awards are given each year in five categories: Greener Synthetic Pathways; Greener Reaction Conditions; Designing Greener Chemicals; Small Business; and Academic.

Nominations must be sent no later than Dec. 31 to be eligible for the 2009 awards, which will be presented on June 22, 2009. For more information on the nomination and awards process see:
http://www.epa.gov/greenchemistry/pubs/pgcc/howto.html .

You can link directly to the 2009 nomination package at: http://www.epa.gov/greenchemistry/pubs/docs/nomination_package_for_2009_awards.pdf
For examples of last year's nominations and award winners,
see: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/greenchemistry/pubs/pgcc/past.html .

If you have questions about the nomination process or awards, please write to EPA at: greenchemistry@epa.gov .

Please also note that February 1, 2009 is the application deadline for two Student Awards that
are administered by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute®.


11. The Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship

The Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship sponsors a young international green chemistry
scholar to participate in an international green chemistry technical meeting, conference, or
training program of their choosing. "Young" international scholar is defined as undergraduate
students, graduate students, post-docs, and above, but below the level of Assistant Professor
and within the first seven years of a professional career. This award is sponsored by a fund that
commemorates the commitment and accomplishments of Joe Breen for the advancement of
green chemistry. Link

12. The Kenneth G. Hancock Memorial Award

The Kenneth G. Hancock Memorial Award honors outstanding student contributions to
furthering the goals of green chemistry through research or education. The award is a one-time
cash award in the amount of $1,000 (USD) and is open to all undergraduate and graduate
students, without regard to citizenship or country of study. The award is sponsored by the ACS
Division of Environmental Chemistry and the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of  Standards & Technology.

Please help us spread the word to students and young scholars. International students are
encouraged to apply. There is no limit on the number of applications that can be submitted from any one academic institution or project advisor, and students may apply for both awards. Link


13. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 

Application Deadline: January 6, 2009

Education and Research Funding Opportunities
Undergraduate and Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Faculty
http://www.orau.gov/dhseducationprograms
Questions regarding DHS Education Programs can be sent via e-mail to dhsed@orau.org .


NEW RESOURCES

1. New Guide on Funding Mechanisms for Campus Sustainability Initiatives

AASHE has posted a new guide in its Resource Center entitled "Raise the Funds, A Student and Administrator's Guide to Funding Mechanisms for Campus Sustainability Initiatives." The new guide, which includes information on student fees, ESCO and university partnerships, endowments and internal campus banks, administrative funds, outside grants, alumni funds, and revolving loan funds. The guide was published by Campus InPower in partnership with AASHE, Breakthrough Generation, Wild Gift, and Big Ideas at Berkeley. http://www.aashe.org/resources/documents/Raise_the_Funds_Toolkit.pdf

 

2. "Guide to Greener Electronics"

Something else to consider for your holiday shopping and upcoming departmental purchases: Greenpeace released its latest "Guide to Greener Electronics" on November 24. The guide ranks the 18 top manufacturers of personal computers, mobile phones, TV's, and games consoles according to their policies on toxic chemicals, recycling, and climate change. The good news is that the rankings appear to be a factor in some companies' improvement, while others continue to lag. Nokia comes out best, scoring 6.9 on a scale of 0-10 based on Greenpeace's criteria; Nintendo is the worst at a mere 0.8.
www.greenpeace.org/international/campaigns/toxics/electronics/how-the-companies-line-up

 

3. CALL FOR PAPERS Sustainability: The Journal of Record

 Sustainability: The Journal of Record is actively seeking peer-reviewed papers with an action-oriented focus for consideration for publication in 2009 on the following topics:

  • Policy shifts or procedural changes either on campus or in the corporate sector that have resulted in an improvement in sustainability
  • Papers that emphasize practical approaches to sustainability challenges and that take a broader view (e.g., methods for greening an entire campus, methods for greening facilities)
  • Papers which are likely to have broad applicability to and interest from our readers.

https://huskymail.mtu.edu/zimbra/?client=advanced#71

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EVENTS & CONFERENCES 

1. Webinar on Establishing a Campus Sustainability Program
December 3, 2008, 12:00pm and 5:00pm Eastern; Online
EH&E will offer a free webinar entitled, "Leadership's Role for Administrators in Establishing a Campus Sustainability Program." The webinar will demonstrate how responding to the challenges of climate change creates opportunities to foster a shared vision for promoting engagement of sustainability among the varied institutional stakeholders; build a management system that creates a supporting infrastructure to ensure programmatic goals can be achieved given available resources and incentives; and promote the campus as a living laboratory for sustainability by incorporating curriculum development and experiential learning. The webinar is intended for college and university Presidents, Vice Presidents, Provosts, Chancellors, Business Officers, Signatories of the ACUPCC, Directors of Facilities and Energy Management, Environmental Health and Safety Directors, and Sustainability Directors.

http://www.eheinc.com/news_workshops/sustainabilityleadership.htm

 

2.  Midwest Regional Collaborative for Sustainability Education Workshop June 22 to 26

The Midwest Regional Collaborative for Sustainability Education Workshop will be held June 22 to 26, 2009 at Northland College—located in Ashland, Wisconsin along the beautiful shores of Lake Superior.

The goal of this workshop is to create a space where people who have a shared interest in community-based sustainability initiatives can collaborate over an extended period to share ideas, find solutions, build innovations, and take action. Attend this workshop to learn from others’ experiences, share your own expertise, discover the power of systems thinking, explore transformative learning techniques, find a team of co-collaborators, and help us build a lasting learning community for sustainability education. 

 

All workshop participants will be eligible to seek seed grant funds to support innovate sustainability action strategies birthed at the workshop.  Limited workshop scholarships are also available.

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Community Leaders    
  • K-12 teachers and administrators 
  • College and university faculty   
  • Youth leaders   Nonprofit organizations
  • Local and state agencies 
  • Anyone working to transform their community

Considering or planning to attend?  Follow the  link below and let us know your interest.  When you RSVP we will send you more information about this workshop and give you the opportunity to help us design a workshop that meets YOUR needs. 

RSVP at >>> www.rcseworkshop.eventbrite.com


3. 2009 International Symposium on Environmental Science & Technology Shanghai, June 2–6

 

It is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 2009 International Symposium on Environmental Science and Technology  to be held at Donghua University in Shanghai , China, June 2–6, 2009. The symposium is sponsored by Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences, Beijing Institute of Technology, and Donghua  University , and is organized by Beijing Institute of Technology and Donghua  University.

 Dr. LI, Shengcai          Executive Associate Editor-in-Chief

Editorial Department of Journal of Safety and Environment

Beijing Institute of Technology P. O. Box 327 Beijing 100081 China

Email:


 








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