Stand for what you stand on.
It's our third campus Green Week. Here's what's in store.
Moon Shots: A Climate Conversation with Bob Inglis
9/26, JFSB B192, 3-4pm
Bob Inglis is the founder of RepublicEN, a project of the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University. In this Q&A, he'll talk about climate change, the promise of free enterprise, and the need for bipartisan solutions. Check out his TED Talks here and here. Then ask Bob your toughest questions.
10/3-10/7: WSC Atrium, 10am-1pm
All week, stop by the Wilkinson Student Center during lunchtime to meet BYU clubs and other campus groups committed to improving our natural, built, and social environments. There will be a different booth each day, with swag, treats, and ways to get involved.
FHE + TREE TOUR
Faith and the Environment: What You Can Do
10/3, BYU Botany Pond, 6pm
This family home evening activity will introduce students to several BYU Sustainability partners: Latter-day Saint Earth Stewardship (LDSES), Mormon Environmental Stewardship Alliance (MESA), and Mormon Women for Ethical Government (MWEG). Enjoy pizza as you meet our partners, and tour our Harrison Arboretum. RSVP.
Ballard Center Impact Fair / Campus Safety Fair
10/5, Kimball Quad, 11am-1pm / Brigham Square, 11am-3pm
Grab an acai bowl and visit booths from the Ballard Center for Social Impact, BYU Sustainability, and other organizations to learn about the intersection between social impact and environmental sustainability. Then stop by the Campus Safety Fair in Brigham Square to learn about sustainable transit options around campus and to meet the BYU staff who keep us safe.
Kahoot + Cafe Zupas
10/5, TNRB 240, 6pm
A Decade in Action: Why it Matters
10/5-10/7, Utah Valley University
Participate in the first-ever international academic conference on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, a partnership between UVU and the Academic Impact Initiative of the United Nations Department of Global Communications. Registration is free for students. Presenters from BYU and its sponsor, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will participate alongside experts from around the world.
10/6, 11am-noon, Brigham Square
Grab a bike, board, or scooter to join Cosmo the Cougar on a tour de campus. Sponsored by the BYU Bicycle Committee, this fun group ride will include Milk & Cookies.
Thousand Trees Initiative
10/8, Provo's Timpanogos neighborhood, 10am-noon
Support Provo's efforts to plant 1,000 urban trees over the next several years. BYU students will partner with community volunteers from the Timpanogos neighborhood west of University Avenue and north of Center Street to plant three to five trees. Meet at the Provo City Library at 9:30am to walk to the planting location together. Please RSVP.