Fall 2016 Speakers and Events

Also see GREENetwork for more environment-related events.                                        


September 2016 

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.


October 2016 

Film Screening: Just Eat It
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 
Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library

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! Cosponsored by Illinois Wesleyan University Environmental Studies Program and the McLean County Wellness Coalition. Free and open to the public. 


Click here for a sampling of Spring 2016 Events and Speakers