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January 2015
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(ENVS Lunch & Learn) Witness Tree: What one oak tells us about our changing world and relationship with nature

January 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lincoln Filene Center, Rabb Room,
Medford,
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BTQURU 03 is a spectacular, 100 year old red oak: a tagged, tracked research specimen in a long term study of changing seasons at the Harvard Forest. Sprouted back when the industrial revolution was just getting started, the oak grew to tower over what was once a farmer’s field, abandoned as people left for jobs in factories and cities – beginning the transformation of our world. Here, in this tree, is a living timeline of those social and historical changes, and their environmental consequences, observable in my tree’s growth and even its breath.

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Northeast Organic Farming Association/Mass Winter Conference

January 10
Worcester State University,
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Tweet The 2015 NOFA/Mass winter conference will be held at Worcester State University.

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Career Networking Night for Alumni & Students in Los Angeles

January 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP,
300 South Grand Avenue, Suite 3400, Los Angeles, CA United States
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Career Networking Night for Alumni & Students in Washington D.C.

January 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Council for Advancement & Support of Education,
1307 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC, DC United States
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Career Networking Night for Alumni & Students in NYC

January 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP,
4 Times Square, New York, NY,
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The Conway School Early Application Deadline

January 1
Unnamed Venue,
Conway, MA United States

Tweet We’d like to invite you to apply to Conway’s 10-month Master of Science in Ecological Design (MSED). The early application deadline is January 1. Applying early offers the best chance you’ll have to reserve a space in Conway’s small class and receive financial aid. Read more about admissions here.

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December 2014

MIT Water Summit

December 11, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - December 12, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Kendall Square Marriott,
Cambridge, MA United States
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Tweet The MIT Water Summit is a gathering of not only students and faculty from MIT and the Greater Boston area, but also leaders from industry, finance, government, and academia to explore current problems and potential solutions surrounding water resources in three broad areas – Water and Industries, Water and Food Security, and Water and Cities. Our main mission is to inform, inspire, and connect people who are passionate about water, invigorating current research and inspiring new collaborations. December 11, 2014…

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The Bee: A Natural History

December 9, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum,
125 Arborway, Boston, MA United States
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Tweet An Arnold Arboretum Lecture for Adults Noah Wilson-Rich, PhD, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, The Best Bees Company Bees are crucial to the reproduction and diversity of flowering plants, and the economic contributions of these irreplaceable insects measure in the tens of billions of dollars each year. Yet bees are dying at an alarming rate, threatening food supplies and ecosystems around the world. In this natural history talk, Noah Wilson-Rich will provide a window into the vitally important role…

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#LiveFromLima: A Live Discussion Between Social Entrepreneurs and Special Guests from COP20

December 9, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Impact Hub Boston,
50 Milk Street, 17th Floor, Boston, MA United States
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Tweet #LivefromLima is a program bringing entrepreneurs,  business owners & policy makers together to share climate solutions. Innovation & business engagement is crucial to overcome the challenges of climate change. Attendees will be matched online with guests from the COP20 Conference in Peru.  For additional information please contact James Billman at james.billman[at]cabaus.org or check out the event website.

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$5

MIT Trashion Show

December 5, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
MIT Museum,
265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA United States
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Interested in Sustainability?

Love Fashion?

The MIT Undergraduate Association Sustainability Committee presents

Trashion Show

December 5th, 2014

7 PM – 10 PM

MIT Museum

(265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA)

Buy tickets for $5 in **Lobby 10** 9-5PM December 1-5

Or reserve them online here.

Come for a chance to…

Win gift cards from Whole Foods, Hubway, Pinkberry, and MORE

Enjoy food catered by Chipotle, ABP Pastries, Area Four, and MORE

Watch performances by the Chorallaries, Resonance, and Roadkill Buffet!

Meet our judges Professor Peter Dourmashkin and Chris Peterson

and guest designer Shubhra!

Please contact trashion-chairs-2014@mit.edu with any questions.

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