At last week’s Maker Fair, La Verne students and faculty showcased a variety of technology but most importantly highlighted several of their environmentally-conscious ideas.
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It is time for Californians to be more mindful of their waste, and when Assembly Bill 1826 takes effect April 1, every business will be required to recycle organic waste to help reduce the strain on over-taxed landfills, and their negative impact on air and water quality.
David Orr, special assistant to the president of Oberlin College, urged the University of La Verne to take action in reducing climate change in his lecture “Dangerous Years: Education in a Hotter Time” March 4 in LaFetra Lecture Hall.
Facilities management and Bon Appétit held the “scrape your plate” food waste audit for 24 hours from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19 to help the University take its next steps toward making a more sustainable community.
Students living in the University’s four dorms are competing to see who can save the most energy during a six-week carbon footprint reduction challenge.
Every Friday night, the Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion club shows a movie meant to inform students, faculty and staff on topics that affect the planet and spark conversation.
Professor of Humanities Al Clark discussed his upcoming book, “Collapse: Global Warming in Our San Gabriel Watershed,” which focuses on five centuries worth of global warming and its impact on the San Gabriel Valley, Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.
The Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion and Service club, better known as SEEDS, hosted a movie night on Friday, showing the comedic science-fiction film “Idiocracy” in room 212 of the Arts and Communications Building to an intimate group of approximately 10 people.
Few people have the opportunity to see and touch animals that originate in a different country, feed some of the most beautiful species of birds with their bare hands, or learn about an animal from first-hand experience. Gary Mitchell, the founder of Planet Rehab, is a different story.
Campus news for the week of Oct. 16, 2015.