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Title : Author, photographer, adventurist Jonathan Waterman
Date : 9/23/2009-9/24/2009

Title : Jon Waterman
Date : 9/23/2009
Time : 8:00 PM
Location : Phoenix Rooms
Summary :

Author, photographer and adventurer Jon Waterman first began taking pictures of his expeditions thirty years ago. He has also authored nine books about his adventures, his writing has been printed in publications such as the Washington Post, and he has been interviewed for National Geographic and other notable media. Waterman has also starred in and written three films for television, and he received numerous literary and achievement awards for his work.

A silent auction featuring mounted pieces of Jon Waterman's works will take place following his lecture. Mr. Waterman will sign each piece for the successful bidder. All proceeds will go to the Alaska Wilderness League.

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Title : Student Presentations of Recycled Work
Date : 10/26/2009-10/30/2009
Location : 407 Gallery (SA 407)
Summary : Students will present works of art made from recycled materials.

Title : Tsyunhehkwa: Life Sustenance
Date : 11/3/2009
Time : 2:00 PM
Location : Christie Theatre
Summary : Learn how the Oneida Nation balances self-sustainability with its responsibilities to White Corn and how its Creation Story affects Tsyunhehkwa. Tsyunhehkwa is a certified organic agricultural community and culturally based program located on an 83-acre site in Oneida, Wisconsin. It was founded on a natural and organic lifestyle where the primary focus is on self-sustainability and food security. Come and learn about self-sustainability.

Title : Dr. Noha Gaber of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Date : 11/10/2009
Time : 7:00 PM
Location : Phoenix Room B
Summary : Dr. Gaber will speak about the work of the EPA, her own experiences, and opportunities for new professionals to work in areas of sustainability (Green Careers).

Title : Book Discussion of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
Date : 11/19/2009
Location : 1965 Room
Summary : The program is from 5 to 7 p.m. Students who pre-register on the Student Life Web site will receive a complimentary copy of the book in advance. Discussion size is limited; first come, first served.

Title : Public Readings of Plays
Date : 12/1/2009-12/31/2009
Summary : Food From Trash - a prophetic Indian shows a garbage man how to transform trash into energy, and toxic waste becomes a metaphor for the poverty and sexual anger that paralyze people's lives

Written by Gary Leon Hill and first produced at the Actor's Theatre of Louisville

Title : Dreaming of Forests
Date : 12/7/2009
Time : 3:30 PM
Location : University Theatre
Summary : Reading of "Dreaming of Forests" written by playwright Doug Bedwell Directed by Laura Riddle and sophomore Theatre major Matt Harris Performed by 12 student readers. Free and open to public.

Title : UWGB Contemporary Percussion Ensemble
Date : 12/11/2009
Time : 7:30 PM
Location : University Theater
Summary : Students will perform a composition composed by Professor Cheryl Grosso on instruments she constructed from recycled scrap metal and used items.

Title : Blake Mycoskie
Date : 2/2/2010
Summary : Blake Mycoskie - Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS shoes; TOMS' simple promise is to give a pair of new shoes to children in need around the world with every pair sold. Blake is currently appearing in a nationwide AT&T commercial.

Title : Great Books Discussion Winter-Spring 2010
Date : 2/16/2010
Time : 6:30 PM
Location : Brown County Central Library Board Room (2nd Floor) 515 Pine St., Downtown Green Bay
Summary : Red Sky at Morning by James Speth, presented by Professor James Stoll

Title : Leilani Munter
Date : 3/2/2010
Time : 8:00 PM
Location : Phoenix Rooms
Summary : Leilani Münter is Carbon Free Girl and this is her story -- the story of a vegetarian hippie chick race car driver's journey to be carbon neutral; a diary of her lifetime project of sorting through the facts & fiction about alternative fuels, organic food, clean energy, green buildings, solar power, wind farms, composters, recycling, politics & more all while she makes a living driving a race car at 200 mph. It's not always easy being green but Leilani hopes that by sharing her story, she will make your journey a little easier.... Read more ...

Title : The Natural Step: An Introduction to Sustainability
Date : 3/3/2010-4/21/2010
Admission : Registration required; fee (enrollment options include 1 credit graduate course or noncredit course)
Summary : Join us for an introduction to Sustainability! You will be introduced to successful sustainability initiatives undertaken, first in Sweden and now throughout the world. See for more information.

Title : Matthew Burtner
Date : 3/24/2010-3/26/2010
Summary : Matthew Burtner - Alaskan composer and sound artist who explores environmental systems (ecoacoustics), technological embodiment, and extended polyrhythmic and noise-based musical systems... Read more ...

Title : Flotsam and Jetsam
Date : 4/19/2010-4/23/2010
Location : 407 Gallery
Summary : This show, entitled "Flotsam and Jetsam", features a body of artwork that looks critically at the waste we generate as a society. The artwork allows viewers to examine items that are normally considered waste and see the potential and even beauty of these objects and how they can be transformed into an artwork.

Title : Green Innovations 2010 Realizing Our Sustainable Future
Date : 4/22/2010
Time : 7:00 PM
Location : Phoenix Rooms
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Title : The New Normal: Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle
Date : 4/22/2010
Time : 7 PM
Location : Phoenix Rooms
Summary : David Wann, co-author of the best-selling book Affluenza, and author of Simple Prosperity, will kick off the Green Innovations 2010 symposium with his presentation, "The New Normal: Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle." The presentation is free and open to the public.

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