When: Thursday, January 26th from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Where: Lincoln Filene Center Rabb Room
The integration of GIS into environmental health studies has allowed for novel approaches to improve exposure and cluster modeling that allow researchers to better understand the relationship between exposure to toxicants and adverse health effects. Kevin J Lane, Jr., a Doctoral Candidate in the BU School of Public Health, has worked in the GIS field for a decade and is an adjunct GIS professor at the Boston University Metropolitan College in the department of City Planning.
Welcome back from the Tufts Office of Sustainability! Interested in taking a course that deals with certain aspects of sustainability? If so, check out the environmental course guides available on the Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE) and Environmental Studies Program websites.
Among the interesting classes being offered this Spring 2012 semester are:
**Remember, many of these courses may be full or are filling up fast, so act quickly!
Download PDFs of the Environmental Studies Spring 2012 course offerings and the TIE 2011-2012 Environmental Course Guide for more details.
Jan. 18, 2012; 1:00 p.m. Eastern; Online
Featuring Loyola Chicago and MIT as case studies, “A Sea Change II: Creating Institution-Wide Sustainability in Higher Education” will focus on how to create culture change for sustainability in higher education. Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s deputy director for environmental sustainability and Loyola University Chicago’s (IL) Department of Environmental Sciences chair are featured in this free Spheres of Influence virtual roundtable discussion
This year’s climate week offers over 40 events and displays across town from Larz Anderson Park to Brookline Village. Please join us to celebrate where we live, what artists and experts have to say, and ways to take local climate action.
This year features eco arts and science displays in a Climate Week Winter Walk along Harvard Street from Brookline Village to Coolidge Corner. Professional artists, businesses, non-profits and Brookline students offer their creativity and vision for the future.
Events include ways to learn about the clean, green economy and investments, powering our homes more efficiently, local produce and provisions at Brookline’s first Winter Marketplace and much more . Check out the complete schedule at their web site.