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SU Showcase 2012-13 Schedule

Updated March 28, 2013

The Spring Semester schedule of workshops is out and registration is now open! Check out these great interdisciplinary opportunities to get creative while exploring various sustainability principals. These hands-on workshops are open to students from all majors. Space is limited, so don't ponder too long. Enroll today!

Questions? For more information about the workshops or enrolling, contact Rachel May,

SU Showcase 2012-13 invites faculty, courses and student groups from all schools and colleges to participate in a variety of collaborative events that are typically being held in conjunction with the University Lectures and other important academic (anchor) events throughout the academic year.

Upcoming SU Showcase Workshops Anchor Events

April 6-7 and April 13
Lake, Story and Ritual

SOL 300/CLB 400

Onondaga Lake has a rich cultural history and an important role in the local ecosystem. Master puppeteer Geoff Navias will lead this workshop in developing stories and symbols about the lake that can be shared at a public event on April 13.

Complete an Add/Drop form by April 6 in HL 441, the second floor of Smith Hall or Room 108 of The Warehouse.


Past SU Showcase Workshops Anchor Events

March 22-24
Biomimicry Summit

CLB 400
Work with scientists, manufacturers and designers to apply "life's principles" to real-world problems.


Feb. 22-24
Plastic Impact: Creative use of plastic waste

SOL 300/CLB 400
Working with a visiting artist, investigate the problem of plastic waste and produce beautiful objects from materials that would otherwise enter the waste stream.

Feb. 27, 2013 | Roz Savage
The Human Condition: An Ocean Rower’s Perspective, University Lecture

Nov. 13 & 16, 2012
What's on your plate?
A food action workshop

Earn one additional credit this semester and take action on critical local issues like food justice, food waste or the environmental or health impacts of food choices. Work with local experts and students across the disciplines to make a difference and discover the foodie in you.

Nov. 13 | Marion Nestle
Food Politics from Farm to Table: A Recipe for Change, University Lecture

Sept. 21-23, 2012
The Creative Climate: Eco-graphics Workshop
Working with visiting artist Tara Deporte, this class will explore the climate crisis and ways to communicate its urgency and spur action. Students will develop and produce posters and related graphics using silkscreen and other techniques. No experience necessary. Students from all majors are welcome.

Sept. 19 | Richard Alley
Energy, environment, and your future, Milton First-Year Lecture

Oct. 10 | Bill McKibben
350: The most important number in the world, University Lecture

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