Join the Environmental Science Organization in their annual Down to Earth Week taking place during the week of March 21st, 2016! The theme of this years awareness week is water and we will be hosting multiple presentations, as well as a film, all surrounding the topic. We invite all students and Marquette community members to join in our discussion and learn more about the complex system that is vital to our region and world.
List of Events
5:00 pm – JXJ Room 1320
Alternative Energies Within Our Community-
Jenn Hill, a leading member of the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative, will give a presentation on clean energy options and opportunities for the U.P. to utilize them.
7:00 pm – JXJ Room 1320
Damnation Film Screening-
As an award winning documentary, Damnation highlights the nations struggles with the rising amount of dams within the United States, which can be cause for varying ecological issues. The film explores some ways that people are taking action and taking back the nations waterways.
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5:00 pm – JXJ Room 1322
Current Water Research in the Great Lakes-
Norma Froelich, professor in NMU’s Earth, Environmental, and Geograpical Sciences department will be giving a presentation on her current research project taking place in Lake Superior.
7:00 pm – JXJ Room 1322
Robert Glennon, Keynote Speaker on Americas Water Crisis-
Acting as an advisor to governments, large corporations, and non-profits, Glennon is a national leader on water policy. His talk will focus on the the water crisis and what we as a community can do to help.
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All events are free to students and community members.
Down to Earth Week is brought to you by: Environmental Sceince Organization, Earth, Environment, and Geographical Sciences Department, and the student activity fee