Also see GREENetwork for more environment-related events.
Annual Environmental Studies Picnic Sunday, September 11, 2016 5:00-7:00 pm Sugar Grove Nature Center
Join the fun at the Environmental Studies Program's annual picnic at Sugar Grove Nature
Center! This is a perfect way to get outdoors, spend time with faculty and fellow
students, meet new people, and eat good food. The ES program will provide organic
beef burgers, veggies burgers, and drinks. Students and faculty are encouraged to
bring a potluck dish to share.
"What We Did Last Summer" Presentation by the 2016 IWU Freeman Asia Interns Tuesday, September 11, 2016 4:00-5:30 pm Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library
Come learn more about the summer experiences of students who participated in the 2016
IWU Freeman Asia Internship Programs! This is a great opportunity to check out ideas
for various competitive positions for next summer also. You won't want to miss it
if you're interested in applying. This is a public presentation by the 2016 IWU Freeman Asia Interns.
Each group will give a 6-8 minute presentation followed by Q & A and a reception. Refreshments will be served.
Film Screening & Discussion: "Just Eat It-A Food Waste Story" Wednesday, October 19, 2016 7:00-8:30 pm Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library
Did you know that about 40% of food in the U.S. is never eaten? This deliciously entertaining,
award winning film follows food from the farm to your table. Learn what you as an
individual can do to limit food waste. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by Illinois Wesleyan University Environmental Studies Program and the
McLean County Wellness Coalition.
Brown Bag Lunch Talk: "Conserving Kenya's Sacred Forests" Dr. Celia Nyamweru (Anthropology, St. Lawrence University) Friday, November 4, 2016 12:00-1:00 pm Titan Room, Memorial Center
Dr. Celia Nyamweru will discuss her ongoing research on natural cultural sites in
Kenya. She will focus on the significance (in terms of biodiversity and cultural relevance)
of the remaining forests of coastal Kenya and their impending destruction. Bring your own lunch. Co-sponsored by IWU African Studies and the Environmental Studies Program.