Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Weekly Round Up 2.15.12

Weekly Round Up for ENVS Students
This brief newsletter is intended to give the reader a glimpse of campus happenings and opportunities.
New items added in red

Attached Documents Explained
ü  EPA Internship – Paper copy due by March 9th
o   Introductory Letter
o   Application Form

ü  ILMA Conference
o   Draft Agenda

ü  NIU Environmental Studies Club
o   Invitation Letter

Upcoming February Meetings
ü  Environmental Studies Student Club
o   Monday, February 20th, 7p, Wirtz 220
o   Speakers, fundraising, and other brainstorming ideas
o   See attached invitation letter

ü  Green Paws Environmental Alliance
o   Wednesday, February 22nd, 6p, DuSable 456

ü  Committee for the Preservation of Wildlife
o   Wednesday, February 22nd, 7p, Montgomery 442

ENVS Candidate Talks
ü  Environmental Anthropology
o   Anna Willow - March 5th, 12p, Wirtz 103A
o   Dana Powell - March 9th, 12p, Wirtz 103A
o   Brian Donahoe - March 19th, 12p, Wirtz 103A

ü  Restoration Ecology
o   Olivia LeDee - February 23rd, 3:30p, MO 443
o   Holly Jones - March 1st, 3:30p, MO 443
o   Tom Raffel - March 6th, 3:30p, MO 443

Upcoming Events for February
ü  New2You Swap Meet
o   Wednesday, February 22nd, 11-3p, Neptune Central

ü  Graduate School Prep Seminar
o   Saturday, February 25th, 10-4p, Yordon Center, McCareins Classroom

ü  Graduate Colloquium for other Departments
§  Includes: Theater & Dance, Math, Chemistry, Geography, LGBT Studies, Anthropology, English, Kinesiology, Philosophy, Communications, Sociology, Latino Studies, Computer Science, Public Administration, Nursing, Geology
o   Email other departments you would like to see listed to: mburlingame@niu.edu

Opportunities for February
ü  RecycleMania
o   To get involved, email niurecycle2011@gmail.com

ü  Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (URAD)
o   Registration ends March 9th
o   Event day is April 24th

Looking Ahead
ü  Illinois Lakes Management Association Conference
o   March 1-3, Holmes Student Center
o   As you know, ILMA (Illinois Lakes Management Association) will be hosting their 27th Annual Conference here on March 1-3rd in the Holmes Student Center. During this conference there are opportunities for students & faculty to attend any of the discussions for free.  Additionally, the ILMA Board has extended an invitation to any student who is interested in sharing their water-related research or project by creating a poster to be displayed on a table, and during the poster session, being prepared to discuss their project.  If you would be interested in this, please contact me (Sharon Osterby) as soon as possible.  
o   To get involved, email sosterby@niu.edu or sharonosterby@yahoo.com

ü  Earth Appreciation Month
o   March 22nd – April 26th (Thursdays & Saturdays)

ü  Re-Reuse-A-Palooza
o   March 23rd, The House Cafe

ü  NIU Cares Day
o   April 14th

ü  Mid-West Environmental Leadership Summit
o   April 15th, 10a-4p

ü  2nd Annual Environmental Film Festival
o   April 26th, 3-10p, Egyptian Theatre

Find out more information on Facebook
ü  Environmental Studies
ü  Environmental Studies Club
o   escniu@gmail.com
ü  Green Paws Environmental Alliance
ü  Committee for the Preservation of Wildlife
ü  ILMA Student Subunit at NIU
ü  NIU STEM Student Alliance
ü  STAND: A Student Anti-Genocide Coalition, NIU Chapter
ü  NIU Anthropology Club
ü  NIU Geography Club
ü  NIU Geology Club
ü  Email Melissa Burlingame at mburlingame@niu.edu if you would like your group added to this list.