Friday, April 24, 2015

NJ Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability Meets Today at Duke Farms


NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Julia Kruse
JKruse@ramapo.edu

NJ Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability Annual Meeting

On Friday, April 24, the New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability will be holding their 2015 annual business meeting.  The event will take place at Duke Farms in Hillsborough, NJ from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.  The event is open to all faculty, students, sustainability directors, facilities management, and administrators. 

One of the topics that will be discussed is “Campuses as Living Laboratories for Sustainability,” which will be followed by a “Student Symposium.”  Another topic that the meeting will focus on is “Hacking Sustainability: Using Research to Push the Limits of Sustainability on the Campus as a Lab.”

The schedule of the day’s events is as follows:

(10 a.m.) Student network session, covering student groups focused on sustainability on NJ campuses.  Moderator: Daniela Shebitz, Ph.D. Kean

(11 a.m.) Keynote Speaker: Forrest Meggers, Assistant Professor, Princeton University, School of Architecture and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

(Noon) Lunch

(1 p.m.) Open session (mixer with student groups)

(2 p.m.) Lighting Talks from the Front Lines of Campus as Lab Research and Innovation

(3 p.m.) Wrap up and Announcements

The event is free of charge but organizer are asking that participants please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/njheps-annual-meeting-2015-tickets-16456525912
 
-- Erik Lipkin

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