It's near impossible to convey the emotional power of Chris Jordan's work in words. You really have to go see it for yourself. Last week, we did just that as Chris Jordan: Running the Numbers opened at the Museum of Art, UNH. Go see it. This video is just a taste. You really have to go for yourself.
This is my first blog post in a series focused on Culture and Sustainability. Throughout the semester I will be exploring the complex relationship between culture and sustainability in the context of current university events as well as my current courses. By doing so, I hope to demonstrate both the relevance of sustainability within our culture as well as opportunities to employ a sustainable world-view on a daily basis. This semester members of the UNH faculty (Susan Curry, Joelle Ruby...Read More
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"What Sustainability Means to Me" Video & Image ContestAdmit it: you want to be the next YouTube phenom or Facebook star.
Here’s your chance, all while spreading the word about sustainability: the UNH Sustainability Academy and Museum of Art, UNH are holding the university’s first-ever student sustainability video and image contest!
Current UNH students can enter a digital image or 3-minute or shorter video on what sustainability means to them -- and...Read More
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"Sustainability Unbound" - Save the dates!
Sustainability is more than a buzzword, but what does it really mean? Break free from the limits of “green.” Join an international group of humanists to discuss the big idea of sustainability — and what the humanities have got to do...Read More
Interested? Below is the course description of James Finley's class. For any questions, his email is below.
English 401.24 Writing Sustainability MW 4:10-5:30
UNH has been recognized as a “sustainable learning community,” part of an increasingly crucial and increasingly global conversation about how to improve quality of life in ways that do not have negative consequences for future generations. Nearly everyone is debating sustainability issues, including politicians, economists, scientists,...Read More
If you haven't yet seen them, check out the videos below. UNH's first Food Day is featured, including Dr. Joanne Burke (UNH Dietetic Internship Program and faculty fellow in our office) and UNH student food leader Evan Girard.
Up next: sustainable holiday shopping with the Green Alliance's Assistant Director Scott Szycher and, well, ME! I really believe that once you get in the habit of thinking about sustainability when you give gifts, it becomes second nature. And much like eating local or...Read More
GreenScreenTV did a great segment at the inaugural Institute for Corporate Sustainability, a partnership of our office, the UNH Whittemore School of Business and Economics, and NH Business for Social Responsibility. Check it out, and make sure to join us at the next Institute!
UNH Theatre & Dance associate professor David Kaye's recent stint teaching in Israel could be a movie unto itself: tragedy mixed with hope. If you haven't yet read about his Fulbright Award work in Israel, you must.
And just what does theater have to do with sustainability? Life, death, and all the drama in between.
Let David explain:
“In my job, I get to ask the fundamental question: What does it mean to be human? Through questions, maybe someone will gain insight that will help produce a...Read More
How time flies.
Welcome back UNH students! Our gift to you? Our first fall newsletter!
Check it out for stories on UNH earning STARS Gold, Climate Counts' new partnership with UNH, a profile of Dr. Paula Salvio from Education, and much more.
Yesterday, UNH submitted its very first public STARS score, and I am happy to report that we got the gold!
UNH earns STARS Gold
We will be doing more press around this soon, but in the meantime I wanted to thank all of the MANY UNH departments, offices, and people who worked with us to collect, analyze and submit all the data and information needed.
It took more than a village.
It took the effort and coordination of many, many people, and we appreciate it!
In particular, I'd like to thank:...Read More