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Institute on the Environment

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1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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September 2016

Sustainability Action! Welcome Week

September 2, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Students hamming it up for the camera at a Welcome Week event

Follow this link to see the current Sustainability Action Day updates! http://environment.umn.edu/event-sponsorship/sustaction-day/ The annual Sustainability Action! Welcome Week open house occurs at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities on Friday, September 2. More than 2,500 incoming freshmen students attend this event. Departments, student and community groups promote their organization to engage new students and sign them up for projects and activities. Location: Institute on the Environment (IonE) in Learning and Environmental Sciences (LES) building, 1954 Buford Ave., St Paul When: 9 AM…

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Acara Open House

September 19, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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The Institute on the Environment is delighted to invite you and a guest to attend the Acara Open House 2016. Acara prepares young leaders to take on the greatest environmental challenges through coursework, training and guidance, fellowships and internships throughout the world. Many of you have participated in Acara programs during the year (as students, coaches, judges, guest instructors, supporters and volunteers), we would love to see you and share a number of new changes happening at Acara as well…

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June 2017

Summer Institute for Climate Change Education

June 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am - June 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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$150

The Institute on the Environment is proud to host Climate Generation's Summer Institute at the University of Minnesota.

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September 2017

Sustainability Action! Welcome Week Event

September 1, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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The annual Sustainability Action! Welcome Week open house features departments, student and community groups promoting their organization to engage new students and sign them up for projects and activities.

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October 2017

Acara Open House

October 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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The Institute on the Environment is delighted to invite you and a guest to attend the Acara Open House 2017. Acara prepares young leaders to take on the greatest environmental challenges through coursework, training and guidance, fellowships and internships throughout the world. Many of you have participated in Acara programs during the year (as students, coaches, judges, guest instructors, supporters and volunteers), we would love to see you and share a number of new changes happening at Acara as well...

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November 2017

Sonance: An Interdisciplinary Discussion Concerning the Affects of Human Noise on Other Animals

November 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Join us for a discussion concerning the environmental affects of human and machine noise.

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December 2017

3rd Annual Sustunes

December 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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"Sustunes" is an environmentally-themed musical event, encompassing different elements of earth for each talented musical act...

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August 2018

Sustainability Action! Welcome Week Event

August 31, 2018
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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More than 2,500 incoming freshmen students attend this event to talk with departments, student and community groups doing work related to sustainability!

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October 2018

Open Saturdays: We Are Water MN

October 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Take advantage of this special weekend opportunity to experience the We Are Water MN exhibition including programming and other activities.

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Open Saturdays: We Are Water MN

October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Take advantage of this special weekend opportunity to experience the We Are Water MN exhibition including programming and other activities.

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November 2018

4th Annual Sustunes

November 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Join us for the environmentally-themed musical event, Sustunes!

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February 2019

Brown Bag Lunch: Community-based Research

February 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Interested in community-based research?

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December 2019

Reception: Sketching the Invisible: Student Views from a Power Systems Journey

December 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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An energy revolution is underway, and needs to accelerate to support climate and economic goals. But the general citizenry does not understand our current energy systems, particularly the seemingly invisible phenomena of electricity, and its generation, distribution, and use. Addressing this challenge is the purpose of a grand challenge course called "Power Systems Journey: Making the Invisible, Visible and Actionable." Co-instructors, Jonee Kulman Brigham and Paul Imbertson have curated an exhibit focused on sketches made by their students in the…

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February 2020

Close to Home: Placemaking and Placekeeping as Creation Care

February 27, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Join us for a talk on the nature of place-making and place-keeping in the context of the Twin-Cities with Mark Bjelland, Professor of Geography and Urban Studies at Calvin University.

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March 2022

UMN Twin Cities – IonE Educators Exhibition: Nurturing Relationships with Nature

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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This exhibition occurs every weekday until 3/25
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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This year’s cohort proudly presents a collection of stories about how we co-construct the human-nature relationship through teaching. The panels include amazing educator and student work and will inspire you to creatively incorporate aspects of sustainability into your curriculum.

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October 2022

The Politics and Ecology of Food in India: History, Geography, Technology, Community

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Join Sudha Nagavarapu and Dwijendra Nath Guru in their conversation on "The Politics and Ecology of Food in India: History, Geography, Technology, Community". Sudha and Dwiji previously lived and worked in the Twin Cities and returned to India more than a decade ago to do full-time grassroots work that cut across food justice, climate justice, health justice, and political justice!

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