Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Weekly Round Up 2.29.12

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

Local Internship Opportunities
ü  Check the ESE Institute Website

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   Holly Jones - March 1st, 3:30p, MO 443
o   Tom Raffel - March 6th, 3:30p, MO 443

ü  Energy & Environmental Technology
o   Norb Ziemer – March 6th, 12p, Wirtz 103A
o   Eugene Nohareb – March 19th, 12p, Wirtz 103A
o   Mohammad Abutuyeh – March 26th, 12p, 103A

Events & Opportunities for March
ü  Environmental Studies Student Club
o   Monday, March 5th, 7p, Wirtz 220

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

ü  Illinois Lakes Management Association Conference
o   March 1-3, Holmes Student Center

ü  Taming Training Balance: 2012 Traveling Solo Exhibition
o   Art Student Siew Lian Lim to showcase her MFA Thesis Exhibition
o   March 19-23, with a reception on March 21st from 5:30-9p
o   NIU Gallery, 215 N 4th Street
o   She will be showing her Echoing Universal Balance exhibit at the Environmental Film Festival (http://www.siewlianlim.com/upcoming.html)

ü  Earth Appreciation Month Films
o   All movies shown at 7:30pm in the Cole Hall Auditorium
o   March 22nd – World Water Day
o   March 29th
                    Living Downstream
o   April 5th
                    Ocean Frontiers: The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship
o   April 12th
                    The Mono Lake Story
                    A River Runs Through Us
o   April 19th
                    Rock the Boat

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

Looking Ahead
ü  NIU Cares Day
o   April 14th

ü  Tumbling Snow in the Soviet Union: A History of Avalanche Vulnerability in the Khibiny Mountains, 1929-1991 (Dr. Andy Bruno)
o   April 2nd, 3:30p, HSC Heritage Room

ü  Tour Richard Born’s DeKalb Home, complete with solar array to charge Chevy Volt
o   April 22nd, 1:30p

ü  2nd Annual Environmental Film Festival
o   April 26th, 3-10p, Egyptian Theatre
3:00p             Doors Open
4:00p             Our Planet Earth (1991, 23 minutes)
4:30p             The Lorax (1972, 28 minutes)
Dinner Break
6:00p             Butterflies and Bulldozers (2010, 62 minutes)
7:15p             Meet the Artist, Siew Lian Lim (http://www.siewlianlim.com/)
7:30p             Division Street (2009, 63 minutes)
9:00p             Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time (2010, 74 minutes)

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