A panel of scholars, activists, and professionals in the Climate Justice movement share their experiences in working towards a sustainable and just world. A broad range of topics will be discussed through a lens of decolonization: the Green New Deal, financial institutions behind fossil fuels, and the environmental impacts of U.S military bases abroad.
Thea Riofrancos is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Providence College. Her research focuses on... Read more...
Food Literacy for All starts again in January! We have an amazing lineup of speakers every Tuesday evening during the winter semester of 2020. UM students can enroll in the course for credit, and community members can attend the series for free.
Tuesday Evenings, 6:30 - 8 PM
Angell Hall, Auditorium B
EAS 639, NUTR 518, PUBHLTH 318, ENVIRON 315 (2 credits)
On March 11 from 3-5pm, OAP Careers and the DEI Office are co-hosting a session on securing careers after graduation. Five alums, from various fields of study, will be returning to SEAS to discuss their experience navigating the job market. The panelists are all former international students. While the panel is geared toward our international student population, this event is open to all students.
An informal dialogue with student activists from the 1970’s, 80’s and 90’s. Panelists will discuss strategies used to change institutions, the centrality of environmental justice in organizing, and how things have changed through the years.
George Coling Occupational health and environmental justice advocate, Former Executive Director, National Fuel Funds Network. George enrolled in the University of Michigan School of Public Health in the fall of 1969 after obtaining a Biology... Read more...
The March 1970 Teach-In on the Environment (the model for the first Earth Day) was organized by the U-M student organization Environmental Action for Survival (ENACT). The success of this four-day event on the U-M campus and in the Ann Arbor community is legendary, and many ENACT members went on to make significant impacts in the environmental and sustainability fields. Six leaders of ENACT and of the national Earth Day planning committee will hold a panel discussion that honors the rich... Read more...