Sustainability Education Summit

Thank you to our Part II presenters & participants!

The Sustainability Summit Part II will be posted online soon.

We welcome feedback from participants and sharing of resources by both participants and others interested in Sustainability Education. They can be submitted via the following form.

Submit your feedback and resources you would like to share here.

 

Interested in Innovation in Sustainability Education?

Hear from faculty across the University of Minnesota system who are teaching sustainability in creative ways. The Sustainability Education Summit offers faculty and staff an opportunity to share best practices in teaching and innovation in sustainability — both on campus and in communities. The two half-day gatherings feature a provocative, multi-campus discussion on sustainability across the curriculum, with fresh ideas and new ways to reach students.

Part II Program included:

  • Introduction by Ellen Anderson, Executive Director of the Energy Transition Lab
  • Keynote speaker Rolf Weberg, Executive Director of the Natural Resources Research Institute
  • IonE Educator Ned Mohan, College of Science and Engineering, Twin Cities
  • Christine Marran, Professor and Chair of the Department of Asian Languages and Literature, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
  • Katy Chapman, Associate Professor, Math, Science and Technology Department and Sustainability Coordinator, University of Minnesota Crookston
  • Jessie Barnett, PhD, Lecturer in the Center for Learning Innovation, University of Minnesota – Rochester
  • Kristin Osiecki, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Center for Learning Innovation, University of Minnesota – Rochester
  • Talks on innovative teaching practices from representatives from the University of Minnesota Crookston, University of Minnesota Rochester and University of Minnesota Twin Cities
  • Opportunities for conversation and more!

When and Where?

Part I: Friday, September 15th, 2017
Part II: Friday, January 26th, 2018
10:00am – 1:00 PM CDT

The summit was digitally co-hosted, live, at all five University of Minnesota campuses. For those who cannot attend in person, all talks were streamed online.

Crookston Location: Sergeant Student Center, Bede Ballroom, C & D
Duluth Location: Kirby Plaza, Room 173
Morris Location: Humanities Fine Arts Building, Room 45
Rochester Location: University Square, Room 419
Twin Cities Location: 1954 Buford Avenue, LES Building Room R-380

On-site registration included lunch and refreshments.

Thank you to our Part I presenters & participants!

Part I Program Highlights from September 15th Included:

  • Keynote speaker Jacquie Johnson, former chancellor of University of Minnesota Morris
  • IonE Educators Michelle Garvey, College of Liberal Arts, and Tiffany Richardson, College of Education and Human Development, Twin Cities
  • Talks on innovative teaching practices from representatives from the University of Minnesota Duluth and University of Minnesota Morris
  • Opportunities for conversation and more!

Watch the Sustainability Summit Part I online.

Jessica Hellmann’s introduction can be viewed here.

Sharing Resources

Resources shared by presenters, participants,and others interested in Sustainability Education are being collected and will be compiled and linked here. They can be submitted via this form.