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Community Learning Day

2015-2016 Intellectual Theme: College and Change

Sponsored by the Cultural and Intellectual Community Program Council (CICPC)

Community Learning Day Keynote Lecture by David Orr

12:00-1:20 PM
Kendall Hall, Main Auditorium, October 7, 2015
The College of New Jersey

David W. Orr is PDavidOrraul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics and senior adviser to the president of Oberlin College. He is a founding editor of the journal Solutions, and serves as the executive director of the Oberlin Project, a collaborative effort of the city of Oberlin, Oberlin College, and private and institutional partners to improve the resilience, prosperity, and sustainability of Oberlin.

Orr is the author of seven books, including Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse (Oxford, 2009) and coeditor of three others. He has authored nearly 200 articles, reviews, book chapters, and professional publications.

He has been awarded seven honorary degrees and a dozen other awards including a Lyndhurst Prize, a National Achievement Award from the National Wildlife Federation, and a Visionary Leadership Award from Second Nature. Orr is a frequent lecturer at colleges and universities throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.

At Oberlin, he spearheaded the effort to design, fund, and build the Adam Joseph Lewis Center, which was named by an AIA panel in 2010 as “the most important green building of the past 30 years,” and as “one of 30 milestone buildings of the twentieth century” by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Community Learning Day Roundtable: Act Now! Recycling at TCNJ

3:00-4:30 PM, October 7, 2015
Spiritual Center
The College of New Jersey

Recycling: Why does it matter? How does it work at TCNJ? How effectively are we doing it? How can we do better?

With Diane Bates (Sociology), Lauren Madden (Sustainability Education), Michael Nordquist (Bonner Center), Donna Drewes (Sustainability Institute), Amanda Radosti (Occupational Safety and Environmental Services), and members of the Environmental Club
Archive: 2013-2015 Intellectual Themes