Announcements

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Year of Sustainability
Thank you for your participation in this program. All funds have been awarded at this time.
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Green Speakeasy
April 14, 4:30 p.m., University Club Library
Dr. Eric Beckman, Co-Director, Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation and George M. Bevier Professor of Engineering, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department  will discuss "Why is it so Hard to Find Truly Green Products, Yet so Easy to Find Green-Washed Products?"  More details can be found here> 

Events

Mar
18
2015
The University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work presents the Sidney A. Teller Lecturer, DeBrenna LaFa Agbenyiga
12:00 p.m., 2017 Cathedral of Learning
World Social Work Day! DeBrenna LaFa Agbenyiga, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Inclusion and Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, College of Social Science, and Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Michigan State University presents, "Sustainable Development and Social Justice Pillars: A Platform for Setting the Global Agenda That Links the Economy. Society and the Environment.  Lunch will be provided.  Registration is not required.
Mar
18-20
2015
Managing Risks in the Shale Industry:  A Comparison of Policies Worldwide
All Day Event

Conference (open to the public): March 18-19, 2015

Book Workshop (for authors only): March 20, 2015

Venue: University of Pittsburgh 

Scientific Organizer: Shanti Gamper-Rabindran.  Conference Administration: University Center for International Studies

Pitt Presenters: Bernard Goldstein (GSPH), Radisav Vidic (Engineering), Shanti Gamper-Rabindran (GSPIA-Econ)

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Mar
19
2015
Sustainability and the Humanities
5-6:30 pm, Humanities Center, 602 CL
Stephanie Foote, professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mar
25
2015
Climate Justice, Fossil Fuels and Sustainability by Phaedra Pezzullo     
3:00 pm. 602 CL (the Humanities Center)
Mar
26
2015
Pittsburgh Activism for Climate Justice
4:00- 5:30 pm, 4130 Posvar Hall
The final part of a video dialogue series with international and local leaders of NGO's highlighting effective mobilization efforts to protect themselves from the effects of global warming and to promote climate change.  More Details> 
Mar
30
2015
Why Gender Matters to Sustainability: Engaging the Public in a Meaningful Conversation
6:00pm - 7:30pm, 324 CL

Speaker: Maria L. Cruz-Torres, Arizona State University

Sponsored by GSWS and the Provost's Sustainability Initiative, Cosponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies

More Details>
Mar
30
2015
Why Gender Matters to Sustainability: Engaging the Public in a Meaningful Conversation
6:00 pm- 7:30 pm, 324 Cathedral of Learning
Sponsored by GSWS and the Provost's Sustainability Initiative.  Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies.  Click here to find more details. 
Apr
6
2015
Fracking is a Feminist Issue: Women Confronting Fossil Fuels and Petrochemicals in an Age of Climate Energency
7-8:30 p.m., William Pitt Union, Assembly Room
The lecture will explore the rold of women in the construction of knowledge about the risks of extreme fossil fuel extraction, gender disparities in the distribution of economic costs and benefits, the disproportionate burden of harm that women experience when their communities become targeted for oil and gas extraction, and the rise of women leaders in the antifracking movement.  More Details> 
Apr
17
2015

Sustainability Student Expo  II

Swanson School of Engineering

6:00-8:00 pm, Alumni Hall
Apr
19
2015
8:00 AM, DLLCC
Innovation and the Triple Bottom Line returns to Pittsburgh April 19-21, 2015! Sponsored by Pitt’s Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation and CMU’s Steinbrenner Institute, the Conference presents the latest research and practice directed at development of environmentally sustainable buildings and infrastructure. Read More>