Tufts Gets Green

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Date: September 13, 2011 (page 2 of 4)

Sep 28: Environmental Community Brunch

When: Friday, September 28, 11:oo am – 1:00 pm

Where: Tufts Institute of the Environment/ The Office of Sustainability

210 Packard Avenue, Miller Hall-East Rear Door

On behalf of the Environmental Studies Program, I would like to invite you to the Tufts Environmental Brunch. Feel free to stop in to meet the Tufts Institute of the Environment and Office of Sustainability staff, our ENVS Director, Colin Orians and executive committee members, and environmentally focused students and faculty.

After a long Summer of construction, the TIE/Miller Hall renovation is nearly complete. The offices in Miller Hall now house the Environmental Studies Program Office, Office of Sustainability, Water: Systems, Science, and Society Program, Water Diplomacy IGERT, Dow Sustainability Challenge, and acts as the Medford host of the Masters of Conservation Medicine Program out of Grafton.

Sep 30: Green Careers for a Green Economy

When: September 30, 2011 8 am to 4 pm

Where: Holiday Inn, Marlborough, MA

The third annual Massachusetts Green Career Conference brings together stakeholders from government, education, business and career networks. Everyone wanting to learn more about green careers will find this conference timely, practical and valuable.

For further information, visit http://www.MassGreenCareers.com or register at http://GreenCareer.EventBrite.com.

Sept. 22 Greater Boston Slow Money Entrepreneur Showcase

When: Thursday, September 22, 2011, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Where: Non-Profit Center, 89 South Street, Boston (South Street Conference Center)

Join investors, sustainable food entrepreneurs, and leaders working together to rebuild our local food system. Learn about investment opportunities and how you can participate in rebuilding local economies based on the principles of soil fertility, sense of place, care of the commons and economic, cultural and biological diversity.

For further information, visit http://www.slowmoney.org/?p=608&option=com_wordpress&Itemid=170.

Sep 14-16: A Roadmap to Sustainable Infrastructures & Green Cities Conference

When: September 14-16, 2011

Where: Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA

This two-day conference at the Harvard Design School will bring together leading thinkers and practitioners for a precise and accurate design of a road map to green cities and infrastructures. Through presentations, panel discussions and ample time for networking, the attendees will gain valuable insights and lessons learned that they can put to action now.

For further information, visit http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/research/research_centers/zofnass/conference.html.

Sept. 21 Tufts Global Development & Environmental Institute Open House

When: Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Where: Global Development And Environment Institute, 44 Teele Ave, Somerville, MA 02144 (located just off Packard Ave)

Come learn about GDAE’s interdisciplinary work on environmental policy, globalization and sustainable development, and alternative economics textbooks. Gain more information on campus events, books and publications, job opportunities, and academic resources. Light refreshments will be served.

For questions, directions, or to RSVP, please contact Lauren Denizard at 617-627-3530 or lauren.denizard@tufts.edu.

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