Environmentalism inside and outside of the classroom
This webinar discusses the discipline of sustainability, climate change science and environmental studies at HEIs in the USA.
Tune in to learn more about the scope of study and research offered by US universities, and learn from current students in the US about student initiatives and extracurricular opportunities within the field.
We will cover:
- An introduction to the landscape of climate change and sustainability in the US and US higher education
- The academic scope of the field, opportunities for research and studies at the undergraduate and postgraduate level
- An insight into the student experience of environmentalism and sustainability on US campuses
Our keynote speaker is Bill McKibben, the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College and founder of 350.org, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement.
We will be joined by faculty members and current students at US universities. Our speakers include Buyung Agusdinata, an assistant professor in the School of Sustainability and College of Global Futures at Arizona State University and Sheccid Ontiveros, a member of Harvard Undergraduates for Environmental Justice (HUEJ).
- Date: Tuesday, 14 December 2021
- Time: 18:00 - 19:30
- Registration: Required
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